VZ 273: Vegan Clothing – The Latest and Greatest!


When we first became vegetarians 5 years ago, vegan clothing was VERY different than it is today. The offerings were very slim and, quite honestly, not that attractive.  Back in episode 180 of our podcast (Nov 2016) we published an episode titled, “All about Vegan Fashion”. However, over the years, much like the trends we’ve […]

VZ 270: Vegan Trader Joe’s


Trader Joe’s is a popular store for many folks within our Vegetarian Zen community. Why? Maybe it’s because of the great Vegan Trader Joe’s offerings! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share our very first legit visit to Trader Joe’s. We say “legit” because we were on a mission to do our […]

VZ 259: Air Frying – Is It Awesome or Just a Bunch of Hot Air?

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we investigate air frying. Wait…what? How can you fry something without a ton of oil? And even if you can, how many vegetarian things can you actually fry? You’re about to find out! Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If […]

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 179: Best Vegetarian and Vegan Magazines

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  Books and the Internet aren’t the only way to learn about plant-based recipes and tips or cruelty-free products. Magazines can be great resources as well. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share some popular vegetarian and vegan magazines.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

Bento Boxes and Reusable Lunch Bags

Eat Healthy, Save Money, and Protect the Planet - All During Lunch!

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Problem: Due to the synthetic nature of plastic, sandwich bags, drink bottles, and “sporks” do not biodegrade, and thus will be cluttering up our planet for a very, very long time. (1) Solution: Ditch the disposable plastic bags and bottles!   Problem: Some plastics (still) contain chemicals such as BPA, which may seep into foods […]

Product Review: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Cookware

Earlier this year we used gift cards from our wedding (thank you, friends and family!) to purchase some beautiful Le Creuset Signature enameled cast iron skillets to replace some cheap-o Teflon pans we’d had FOREVER! After we researched and recorded podcast episode 107 – “Is Danger Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets?” and learned that using non-stick cookware […]

VZ 129: To the Holidays and Beyond! 2015 Vegetarian and Vegan Gift Guide

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we present our 2015 vegetarian and vegan gift guide for the holidays.  It’s jam-packed with great gift ideas, and you’ll find direct links to many of the products and companies we mention in the notes below.  And if we missed some of your favorite goodies, be […]

Finding Vegan Vitamins Can Be Hard. Vegan Cuts Makes It Easy!

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April 6, 2015

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Many vitamins and supplements on the market are not vegan-friendly.  Gel caps often contain animal-derived gelatin and the supplements themselves may have inactive ingredients that are not plant-based.

Luckily, Vegan Cuts has taken some of the guesswork out of buying vitamins and supplements that will fit into the vegan lifestyle. Their Vegan Vitamin Essentials Box contains the following items:

To add to the awesomeness, shipping is FREE to the United States!  Take a moment to check out the vegan vitamins and supplements in the Vegan Vitamin Essentials Box from Vegan Cuts today!

This is me and my new friend “Corey”. Corey…because he cores apples…get it? Hehe.

We got off to a bit of a rocky start (user errors!), but now it’s all good and we are tearing up the organic apples weekly for delicious homemade applesauce.

To get your very own Apple Peeler, Slicer, & Corer, please visit our Amazon store via the link below.

PS…It also peels and slices potatoes!