Oh, how I LOVE a cup of vegan yogurt topped with fresh fruit in the morning! And to think, just a few years ago, there weren’t that many vegan brands to choose from. These days, however, there are so many. […]
It’s that time of year again! The Girl Scouts of America will be out in full force, green sashes and all, peddling their boxes of delicious cookies. But if you’re vegan, are you able to partake of this yearly deliciousness?
On Sunday mornings when I was a kid, my dad would head to the bakery to get some freshly baked pan dulce (sweet bread) and a box of warm donuts. These are still some of my favorite sweet treats. Many
What is Veganuary? Veganuary is a month-long challenge that has taken place every January since 2014. The goal of the challenge is to encourage people to eat a plant-based diet. In 2020, approximately 350,000 people worldwide signed up, committing to
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast we celebrate 10 years of our podcast by reminiscing about some of our favorite guests! Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane revisiting 10 of our most memorable interviews.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a favorite vegan or vegetarian in your life, we’re here to help you out with our 2022 Vegan Gift Guide! We’ve pulled together some great vegan gift ideas to help make your
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re talking about something that is relatively new — vegan Thanksgiving to go! If you’re not in the mood to cook your turkey-free feast this year, don’t fret! Several meal delivery services now
Whether you’re heading to a Halloween get-together or just want to enjoy some fun foods at home, these 12 Vegan Halloween treats will add some delicious fun to the season! You can listen to us discuss these vegan Halloween recipes
If you’re a vegan or vegetarian we’ve got good news for you! Tofu is 100% vegan! That means it’s free from any animal products and is suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet. Tofu is also an awesome source of
In This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Kobi Regev, CEO and Co-Founder of Pleese Foods, a company specializing in plant-based cheese made from a proprietary blend of bean and potato proteins. We talk to Kobi about his
When it comes to vegan clothing and cruelty-free beauty products, the fashion industry is taking notice. How do we know this? Because the competition is ramping up when it comes to vegan products. When we started the Vegetarian Zen podcast
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast we welcome Torrey DeVitto. Torrey is an actor and musician who has recently wrapped up 6 seasons on Chicago Med. In addition to being an actor, Torrey is a passionate animal advocate.
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Monica Aggarwal, MD, co-author of the book, Body on Fire Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook: Your Guide to Eating Plant Foods that Fight Disease. We’ll speak to Dr. Aggarwal about how
With the prices of everything up these days, people are really having a hard time with expenses–including food. A common misconception about eating plant-based on a budget is that it’s a hard thing to do. Having been plant-based since 2013, I
Looking for a delicious, cruelty-free non-dairy frozen dessert option? Then you need to check out Ben & Jerry’s non-dairy ice cream! In this article we’ll share the delicious non-dairy flavors of Ben & Jerry’s and give you some of our
Beat the Heat with a Non-Dairy Treat! What do you think of when you think of summer? Being from South Texas, the first thing I think of is triple-digit HEAT! Then I think about ways I can keep cool. A
Back in episode 360 of The Vegetarian Zen podcast we spoke to Callee Ackland, owner of Hippie Haven, the first “zero-waste” store in South Dakota. Back then, Larissa and I didn’t know a lot about zero waste stores. We loved
This Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup recipe is from Vegetariana, by Nava Atlas (reprinted with permission). Be sure to check out our interview with Nava where she discusses the latest edition of her book, originally published in 1984. From the
This Potato, Scallion, & Zucchini Casserole recipe is from Vegetariana by Nava Atlas (reprinted with permission). Be sure to check out our interview with Nava where she discusses the latest edition of her book, originally published in 1984. From the
This Tender Greens Salad with Radishes and Herbs recipe is from Vegetariana by Nava Atlas (reprinted with permission). Be sure to check out our interview with Nava where she discusses the latest edition of her book, originally published in 1984.
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we speak to Nava Atlas, who is the author of multiple books including Vegetariana: A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore, and Recipes. Vegetariana was originally released in 1984. The 4th edition was
Even just a few years ago, finding a good cruelty-free sunscreen wasn’t that easy. Luckily, more companies these days are launching sun protection products that are not only good for us but also good for the planet and for our
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast we welcome Gabriel Zhanay, a vegan fitness coach who helps empower vegans through health and fitness. We talk to Gabriel about his own plant-based journey and how his coaching program helps empower
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Rym Selmi, CEO of Miiro, a company that makes wholesome, vegan, low-sugar chocolate treats and baking goodies. Rym discusses her own plant-based journey to veganism and her inspiration for creating