Category: Lifestyle

The Green Vegan Monsta Has Opened in Brooklyn

The Green Vegan Monsta Has Opened in Brooklyn

The Green Vegan Monsta is a 100% vegan cafe, juice bar, kids play space & venue space in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. All of their food is prepared without any oils or frying to truly embody the nutrients of the food. The Green Vegan Monsta is fully committed to providing high quality vegan food and drinks for the community […]

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The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

Well, it’s always a thrill to have the voice of American Idol on your podcast. On today’s Awesome Vegans video interview series and podcast famed newscaster, radio host, Emmy Award winning producer and podcaster (The Edge), Mark Thompson joins me from the recording studios.  We discuss how the mainstream media covers animal welfare issues, his take, as a former weatherman, […]

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Vegan Campaign Gives $100,000 to Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

Vegan Campaign Gives $100,000 to Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

The major global campaign Million Dollar Vegan, which asked Pope Francis to try a plant-based diet for Lent, has given $100,000 to vegan humanitarian aid organization, Chilis on Wheels, to help survivors of Hurricane Maria. Million Dollar Vegan originally offered $1 million to a charity of Pope Francis’ choice if he accepted the challenge to go vegan for Lent. Genesis […]

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Confessions of a Proteinaholic: Why I Finally Ditched Dairy

Confessions of a Proteinaholic: Why I Finally Ditched Dairy

My journey to ditching dairy was probably easier than it was for most people. For starters, I was born with a severe milk allergy. Milk is one of the most common allergens, and the majority of the world cannot digest lactose, the sugar in dairy products. All this to say, most cultures and people live just fine without eating cow’s […]

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VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

London-based Russell Lee, trainer to the stars, has launched VETREATS, a brand new fitness and yoga retreat company, running breaks in Southern Spain. Rejuvenating fitness, relaxing yoga, delicious vegan food. Malaga 21st – 25th June 2019 Tarifa 19th – 23rd September 2019 Join Russell to unplug, unwind, refuel and reboot at this beautiful, organic, hillside eco villa, with panoramic views and onsite chef. Invigorating morning fitness classes […]

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Plant-based Pioneer Rip Esselstyn Launches the Plant-Strong Podcast

Plant-based Pioneer Rip Esselstyn Launches the Plant-Strong Podcast

Rip Esselstyn, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author and founder of the Engine 2 brand, is launching the Plant-Strong® podcast designed to educate America about the health changing benefits of a plant-based diet. The Plant-Strong podcast will debut on April 16, 2019, and will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and all traditional podcast channels. New episodes will […]

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Del Taco Introduces the Future of Tacos with Beyond Meat® Plant-Based Protein

Del Taco Introduces the Future of Tacos with Beyond Meat® Plant-Based Protein

Del Taco, the nation’s second leading Mexican quick service restaurant, has announced the nationwide expansion of the company’s Beyond Tacos, offered in partnership with plant-based leader, Beyond Meat®. Beginning Thursday, April 25th, Del Taco will become the first national Mexican fast food chain to offer Beyond Meat’s 100% plant-based protein option at the company’s 580 restaurants across the country. “After […]

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Over 160,000 Petition McDonald’s for a Meatless Burger

Over 160,000 Petition McDonald’s for a Meatless Burger

Burger King’s announcement of an Impossible Burger pilot program has reinvigorated calls for McDonald’s to add a meatless patty to its menu. A Change.org petition asking the fast food icon to add a meatless option has garnered over 160,000 signatures including an endorsement from Ellen DeGeneres. Petition starter Kathy Freston, a New York Times best selling author and healthy living […]

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Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, host Elysabeth Alfano dishes it up in her kitchen with basketball legend, John Salley.  You know the expression everything under the sun?  That’s exactly what Elysabeth talks about with this wellness master, media personality, chef, philosopher and star on the court.  Get comfy and settle in because John and Elysabeth wax prophetic about food […]

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NFL’s Derrick Morgan & Chef Charity Morgan to Keynote Plant Based World

NFL’s Derrick Morgan & Chef Charity Morgan to Keynote Plant Based World

Derrick Morgan, Linebacker for the Tennessee Titans and his wife, plant-based Chef Charity Morgan will present Plant-Based Play Makers as the Closing Community Day keynote on June 8, 2019 at Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW). The Expo will be taking place on June 7 – 8, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Derrick Morgan, […]

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