Category: Lifestyle

McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

McDonald’s and Nestlé continue their international plant-based burger partnership with a test of Big Vegan in Israel. In six weeks, McDonald’s will launch a pilot of the burger at a few locations in Tel Aviv, according to a Globes article. A successful reception at those restaurants could lead to a wider rollout. Israel is the third market since May to […]

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Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance

Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance

While once only embraced by diet culture, the low-carb craze has begun to infiltrate the nutrient regimens of athletes. Instead of using the most convenient and natural form of energy—carbohydrates—those who follow this diet philosophy predominantly rely on animal-based fat and protein stores to get them through a workout. While some may claim to make gains in the gym, those […]

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Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego

Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego

Fine-dining experience company PlantBasedPopUp (PBP) returns this year with its lineup of veg-friendly pop-up dinners. Hosted at hotspot restaurant venues, PBP curates a plant-based multicourse menu and beverage-pairing experience. The first event in its ‘Summer Series’ is a winemaker dinner kicking off in San Diego on July 13 at Coasterra restaurant. It will feature a five-course prix fixe menu with […]

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Meet Joanne Rose, Maui Wellness Coach

Meet Joanne Rose, Maui Wellness Coach

Joanne was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia and lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years but in 2018 big city life no longer appealed to her, so she gave up the city for simplicity by moving to Maui, Hawaii. She says it was the best decision she ever made because she wakes up everyday to endless sunshine, the […]

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McDonald’s Accepts Petition Delivery by Food Activist, Kathy Freston

McDonald’s Accepts Petition Delivery by Food Activist, Kathy Freston

Food activist and New York Times bestselling author Kathy Freston, who has led a national campaign for McDonald’s to add a plant-based burger to its menu, threw a massive party outside of McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago this afternoon, bringing 220,000 signatures from her Change.org petition calling for a vegan burger directly to McDonald’s. The petition delivery was accompanied by a […]

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Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan returns to Pasadena, CA celebrating its 10-year anniversary. After much success over the past 10 years, the festival has grown to become the ultimate day of plant-based food and drinks including beer and kombucha gardens. The first festival in 2009 saw a handful of vendors while this year EDV is excited to invite more a curated selection of […]

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Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Ron Placone just kind of stumbled in to veganism. The stand-up comic, writer for The Jimmy Dore Show, occasional guest on The Young Turks network and creator and host of Get Your News on with Ron dishes with me about how he tripped into veganism, never expecting to like, and hasn’t looked back. Going vegan isn’t the only thing we […]

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Veecoco Launches as International Online Vegan Cooking School

Veecoco Launches as International Online Vegan Cooking School

Veecoco aims to become the “Netflix” of vegan cooking. The company has a goal to become the go-to platform for people wanting to learn more about vegan cooking by offering new online courses every month. Veecoco was founded by Samuel & Lukas Schanderl, vegan twin brothers from Germany. “We want our students to feel confident in the kitchen and enjoy […]

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Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival’s New Photo Essay Contest

Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival’s New Photo Essay Contest

The Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival is launching a Vegan Photo Essay Contest as part of the Film Festival held each October in Ottawa, Canada.  The Vegan Photo Essay- described by its director as the first of its kind anywhere in the world – is now accepting entries. Festival Director Shawn Stratton said that “A photo essay is a collection […]

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Opening Day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo

Opening Day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo

The opening day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW), was extremely successful and offered thousands of attendees a dynamic keynote presentation, packed conference sessions, culinary demonstrations, and 130 exhibitors offering delicious plant-based products.  On Saturday June 8, PBW will be open to the general public  for Community Day for all who are interested in learning more about living […]

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