Category: Lifestyle

Vegan Wine 101

Vegan Wine 101

You’re probably thinking how could wine not be vegan — wine is just fermented grapes and yeast, right? Wrong! And our friends over at Vivino were wondering the same thing, so they sat down with veteran vegan winemaker Jon Grant of Couloir Wines to get the (paperless, of course) spreadsheet on what makes “vegan wine” actually vegan and what to […]

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Kauai’s Kukui’ula Partners with Chef Matthew Kenney for 3 Wellness Retreats

Kauai’s Kukui’ula Partners with Chef Matthew Kenney for 3 Wellness Retreats

Launching this year, Kukui’ula debuts Matthew Kenney Wellness – a transformative experience aimed at achieving balance, health, nutrition and ultimate wellness, in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Three retreat dates have been announced: May 13-19, September 2-9, and October 14-21. Matthew Kenney (celebrity chef, entrepreneur, author, and educator specializing in plant-based cuisine) and Wellness Director Jacyn Fain have combined their […]

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Earth Day is April 22! Help Preserve Our Planet by…Eating

Earth Day is April 22! Help Preserve Our Planet by…Eating

April 22 is Earth Day and what better way to celebrate the earth than to try and protect it? Sara Siskind, Certified Nutritional Health Counselor and founder of Hands On Healthy has come up with 6 ways to help our planet thrive by making small changes to our eating habits! Who knew we could help the environment by eating! No […]

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That Plastic Straw Sucks: Xanterra Commits to Reduce Straw Consumption

That Plastic Straw Sucks: Xanterra Commits to Reduce Straw Consumption

500 Million of Them a Day in the U.S. Alone are Siphoning the Life Out of the Planet That little plastic straw seems innocuous enough. But it’s not. In the U.S. alone, we use 500 million of them a day and most of them end up in landfills, on the ground or in our waterways. Laid end-to-end, straws used in […]

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Indy VegFest to Host Indiana’s Largest Free Vegan Event on April 29th

Indy VegFest to Host Indiana’s Largest Free Vegan Event on April 29th

VegNews named Indianapolis one of the least vegan friendly cities in the United States last month. However, a non-profit organization of volunteers in Indianapolis is working to showcase plant-based food and business in Indiana by hosting the largest annual vegan event in the state. On April 29, 2017, from noon to 7 p.m., foodies will converge to chow down on […]

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Go Vegan, Save the Planet

Go Vegan, Save the Planet

As public attention focuses on the impact of policy changes on the climate, we may overlook an important contributor to the climate crisis: our food systems and the daily food choices we make. It may sound hyperbolic that our roast beef sandwich is contributing to environmental degradation of the planet. But mounting evidence of the impact requires our attention and […]

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Top 100 Most Influential Vegans of 2017

Top 100 Most Influential Vegans of 2017

Plantbasednews.org counts down this year’s most influential vegans in this Part I video:

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Floret, New Vegan Restaurant at Seattle Airport

Floret, New Vegan Restaurant at Seattle Airport

With more vegetarians, vegans and ingredient-savvy diners traveling through America’s airports, Cafe Flora, a 25-year-old landmark for vegetarian cuisine in Seattle, is taking its concept to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this year under the name Floret. This spinoff of the popular cafe will be a 2,000-square-foot light-filled space located next to the new Delta lounge between A and B terminals. This is the first […]

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Oceania Cruises Rolls Out New Vegan Menus

Oceania Cruises Rolls Out New Vegan Menus

Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, announced the debut of the most expansive vegan menu offerings and the only cold-pressed raw juice and vegan smoothie bars at sea. The juice and smoothie bars are currently available onboard Marina and Riviera and the vegan menus are available fleet wide on the brand’s six ships – Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, and Sirena. These […]

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British Afternoon Tea Goes Vegan at London’s Egerton House Hotel

British Afternoon Tea Goes Vegan at London’s Egerton House Hotel

Veganism is gaining popularity! Plant-based foods, meatless menus and dairy-free alternatives continue to take center stage in top restaurants across the UK. The five-star Egerton House Hotel, nestled in the heart of Knightsbridge, is following suit by launching an all-new Vegan Afternoon Tea. The hotel’s elegant Drawing Room is the perfect setting to enjoy afternoon tea, a great British custom, […]

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