Category: Lifestyle

Total Dudes: The Vegan’s Choice Motorcycle Club

Total Dudes: The Vegan’s Choice Motorcycle Club

You think you know what it means to be a biker? You think you know what it means to be vegan? Think again! Host Elysabeth Alfano dishes with six members of the Vegan’s Choice Motorcycle Club about why they ride, why they’re vegan and just what does it really means to be manly. Buckle up for the ride! SUBSCRIBE to […]

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Designer Ditches High-End Fashion For Kind Life

Designer Ditches High-End Fashion For Kind Life

Designer, Candy Marx, says goodbye to high-end fashion for a more meaningful life.  The 35-year-old fashion footwear designer turned towards social entrepreneurship and holistic health after adopting a plant-based diet. “Wellness, animal welfare, conservation and humanitarianism have always been important to me, but I had to shift my focus and work towards what I care about.” The designer-turned-social-entrepreneur rebranded her […]

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Vegan in the Middle East – Jordanian Cuisine from Tradition to New Identity

Vegan in the Middle East – Jordanian Cuisine from Tradition to New Identity

With the growth and progression of veganism on a global scale, Jordanian cuisine is finding itself between old traditions and a new identity using time-honored recipes in modern ways to adapt to the vegan palette. With traditional Jordanian dishes like Mansaf – consisting of cooked lamb with fermented yoghurt (Jameed) and Maqluba – an upside-down dish made with rice, nuts […]

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Los Angeles Bans Sale of Fur

Los Angeles Bans Sale of Fur

Just passed! Los Angeles will be the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur. The city council has voted unanimously to move forward. The motion by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, co-presented by Councilmember Paul Koretz and seconded by Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, will prohibit the sale of products such as apparel and accessories made in whole or in […]

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Meat eaters admit they couldn’t take the life of an animal themselves

Meat eaters admit they couldn’t take the life of an animal themselves

Meat is everywhere and Americans are eating more and more of it; according to the US Department of Agriculture, the average consumer will eat 222.2 pounds of red meat and poultry in 2018 alone – surpassing a record set in 2004. But how meat conscious are we, really? Sure, we know roughly where it comes from (farms), and where to […]

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Vegan Invasion – Arizona’s first vegan hot dog cart

Vegan Invasion – Arizona’s first vegan hot dog cart

By Fanny Bernard A Vegan walks up to a hot dog cart, V-“What vegan options do you have available?” -“Vegan? Like no meat?” V-“Correct, but also like no dairy or any animals products. Just plant-based options?” -“Umm… we have chips and pickles?” It’s no surprise that the vegan diet was predicted to be the biggest food trend of 2018. From […]

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Interview with Vegan Chef Jessica Carter of Compassion Over Killing

Interview with Vegan Chef Jessica Carter of Compassion Over Killing

By Elysabeth Alfano Every Wednesday I do a cooking demo in my kitchen on my Facebook Live page.  I love it when the roles are reversed and I have guest chefs in the house.  Vegan Chef and Lifestyle Coach of Compassion Over Killing Jessica Carter stopped by to make a killer umami salad.  And as Jess likes to say, “When […]

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California State Assembly Passes Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

California State Assembly Passes Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

California lawmakers approved Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, sending the bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his signature. The bill passed in the State Assembly with a 80-0 vote and a procedural concurrence vote in the Senate. Authored by Senator Cathleen Galgiani and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, […]

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VGRooms.com Offers Veggie/Vegan Holiday Rentals in Bali

VGRooms.com Offers Veggie/Vegan Holiday Rentals in Bali

VGRooms.com was started by a couple who has worked in the hospitality sector for a while. The idea of VG Rooms came from their daughter who is 100% vegan. She is an avid traveler, but she always encountered difficulties finding the right place where she could have her preferred food, share time with animals, meet like-minded people, and heal herself […]

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Proving a Point – Our Vegan Three Peaks Challenge by Bike

Proving a Point – Our Vegan Three Peaks Challenge by Bike

By Joshua Sutton-Ziaian There’s only a certain amount of times you can hear ‘where do you get your protein from’ without getting frustrated. It’s astonishing the amount of people we meet who still see veganism as a radical diet lacking nutrients and energy. So, we decided enough was enough. My partner Sarah and I set out to prove that two […]

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