Category: Lifestyle

Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

What’s the best plant-based ingredient to cook with?  It is the one that has paved the way for the plant-based revolution that we have today. Dan Curtin, CEO of Field Roast and Lightlife, joins WGN Podcast Host, Elysabeth Alfano of Awesome Vegans, to discuss her all-time favorite product: Tempeh. Plus, with Lightlife celebrating 40 years, they dish on the history […]

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Vegan Entrées Perform Well in School Lunch Settings

Vegan Entrées Perform Well in School Lunch Settings

Vegan school lunch entrées have three times more fiber than meat-based entrées and are popular among students, according to a pilot study. Physicians Committee dietitians and researchers partnered with D.C. Central Kitchen to pilot six vegan entrées at a K-8 school in Washington, D.C. The entrées featured engaging names such as Veg Out Chili and Powered Up Pasta and met […]

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V-Planet Introduces Plant-Based Dog Food to Pet Lovers in New Zealand

V-Planet Introduces Plant-Based Dog Food to Pet Lovers in New Zealand

V-planet, a leading international dog food company committed to providing 100% vegan products, has announced that dog lovers in New Zealand can now buy their plant-based kibble through the online distributor Anything Vegan. V-planet’s nutritionally complete and balanced vegan adult dog food is now available for New Zealand’s vegan pooch population in two sizes: regular for medium and large dogs […]

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5 Reasons to Pair Vegan Food with Organic Beer

5 Reasons to Pair Vegan Food with Organic Beer

November is World Vegan Month, making it the perfect time to raise awareness about vegan food and beverage choices. It’s also a good time to remind people of the importance of opting for organic beer when they make their selections. With so many people focusing on vegan lifestyles this month, it’s an ideal time to look at how organic beer […]

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Yogafriends: New Vegan Wellness Center in the Canary Islands

Yogafriends: New Vegan Wellness Center in the Canary Islands

An increasing number of companies are now going vegan because humans in general are going vegan according to several statistics as reported by Vegan Society. The annual reports from the Wellness Institute point to the rise in interest of wellness on multiple fronts, and when we converge the rising graphs of interest in wellness and veganism, we can see this […]

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Why Miami is a Rising Vegan Community

Why Miami is a Rising Vegan Community

What comes to mind when you think “Miami”? White sand beaches, authentic Cuban-inspired cuisine and meat-packed dishes? Pork is practically a food group in Miami, after all. So do most – but the city has undergone a colossal change. Miami has long been a meat-heavy food capital, but is fast emerging as a hot-spot destination for vegan cuisine, and is […]

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One Woman’s Heroic Efforts Save Thousands of Neglected Animals

One Woman’s Heroic Efforts Save Thousands of Neglected Animals

The dream of a slower-paced life on an idyllic island was shattered the minute Alison Sawyer Current got a glimpse of the neglected cats and dogs on the island of Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Instead, to date, Alison and a handful of volunteers have rescued and brought hope to over 12,000 of these animals. Her remarkable true story comes to life […]

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Interview with Billionaire Philanthropist John Paul DeJoria

Interview with Billionaire Philanthropist John Paul DeJoria

It’s a story of the American dream that you maybe didn’t know. In this episode, Elysabeth Alfano interviews John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems Hair Care Products and Patron Tequila.  Literally from rags to riches, John Paul went from foster care as a child and a door-to-door salesman to one of the wealthiest men in America with […]

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The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary

The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary

The Buddha Bowl: Nourishment For The Wise is an unprecedented feature-length (90 mins) documentary in the making featuring personalities and some of the most influential and renowned spiritual leaders and masters in the world like the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh; Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, one of the most outstanding Indian Guru; Master Haitao, renowned Chinese-Taiwanese Buddhist master; Maneka […]

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Plant-Based Company Donates 5,000 Vegan Burgers to Feed SoCal Homeless

Plant-Based Company Donates 5,000 Vegan Burgers to Feed SoCal Homeless

Fry Family Foods (Fry’s) are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County to provide 5,000 of their plant-based burgers to people in Southern California who are struggling with hunger and homelessness. Fry’s are donating the burgers to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of more than 300 […]

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