VZ 282: 8 Simple Vegan Turkey Substitutes That Don’t Suck

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It’s That Time of Year Again! Yes, the holiday season is officially upon us! So many holiday traditions are based around amazing food, and being meat-free doesn’t mean that you need to miss out. In fact, there are so many meatless alternatives to the traditional “holiday roast” and meat-based sides these days that you might […]

VZ 229: Prepare Now for Holiday Cooking and Entertaining

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll share some tips for getting a jump on holiday entertaining, whether you’re hosting, attending parties hosted by others, or making the rounds of work, school, and community potlucks.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value […]

VZ 180: All About Vegan Fashion – Just in Time for Holiday Shopping

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  The holidays are upon us! If you’re a vegan, receiving non-vegan clothing or accessories from well-meaning gift-givers can become an uncomfortable situation. Many people don’t realize that vegans typically do not use products made from animals (leather bags, belts, or wallets, suede clothing, jewelry made from ivory, etc). Also, it can often be hard […]

VZ 178: A Very Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Or, Much Ado About Stuffing

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  For those of us in the US, Thanksgiving is nearly here. It’s a time for feasting and family and football and, well…feasting. For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving and other food-centric holidays can be a challenge. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share some tips from our wonderful friends in the Peas […]

3 Amazing Places to Sponsor a Turkey This Holiday Season

Sponsor a turkey…wait, what? As vegetarians, we say…phooey on the Thanksgiving tradition of a turkey on a table, surrounded by delicious sides and pumpkin pie. While we’ll keep the delicious sides and pie, we would much rather see turkeys running, playing, and snuggling (yes, snuggling!) with humans. Every year, animal sanctuaries rescue as many turkeys as they […]

VZ 174: 5 Ways to Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month

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  October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, so in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we share 5 ways you can celebrate!   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating and review. Please […]

VZ 158: Best Veggie Burgers

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be sharing some tips for making the best veggie burgers ever! For our American listeners, Fourth of July is next week, and you know what that means…cookouts! And for unprepared vegetarians…a big plate of potato salad and coleslaw. Let us help you round out that […]

VZ 132: 2015 – A Great Year to Be Vegetarian

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we take a look back at 2015, both personally and in the world of vegetarian, vegan, and animal news.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving […]

VZ 131: Holiday Cookies – Vegan, Gluten-Free, Diabetic-Friendly and More

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  Cookies!  There’s really nothing more to say about this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast except…cookies!!  We talk about our favorite holiday cookies, share some resources for vegan, gluten-free, and diabetic-friendly cookie recipes, and some tips for veganizing cookie recipes.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If […]

How to Grill Like a Vegetarian MVP This Football Season

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Are you ready for some football???   September is upon us. There’s a tinge of Fall in the air here in South Texas, which to me always means football! Texans love their football and I am no exception. I grew up a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan, watching football games with my Pop on Sunday afternoons. […]