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Make the Vegan Resolution

What could be a better way of recognizing the season of self-improvement than by resolving to minimize one’s harm to other sentient beings? With veganism gaining greater popularity than ever before, and with new vegan products and services appearing on the market all the time, it has never been easier to make the resolution. For [...]

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10 Simple Tips for the New Vegan

Despite the concerns many people have about vegan living being complicated and foreign, it’s actually a lot more simple and familiar than most would think. Even if you’re used to relying on certain ingredients such as meat, cheese and eggs, there’s no reason that ditching animal products should be a big deal. Here are a [...]

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Kicking the Cheese Habit

(Also see Finding the Right Vegan Cheese for more information about replacing dairy cheese with vegan alternatives.) “Cheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promotion [...]

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse and More!

There was once a day when vegan chocolate mousse, brownies, chocolate cream pie and our other favorite chocolate vegan desserts were unheard of. In response to our sweet tooth and the desire to produce delicious vegan food that reflected our favorite comfort foods and special treats, the Gentle World Community began creating these recipes over [...]

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Vegan Athletes: Driving the Change

The vegan lifestyle is now attracting people from all backgrounds and professions. One of the more interesting developments is the fact that many athletes have recently joined the tribe and are now eating vegan for their own personal health and fitness, proving that a vegan diet is indeed nutritionally adequate even for those with the [...]

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Navigating the Vegan Aisles

It seems to be a golden period for those looking to make the transition to veganism, as we are witnessing a substantial transformation taking place in the consumer products industry. An increasing number of companies today are launched with a social objective or mission, such as being eco-friendly or adopting fair trade practices in their business [...]

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(UPDATED) Body Butter So Pure You Could Eat It!

“We believe you should feed your skin the most pure and nutritional ingredients on the planet. That’s why we created Butter.” – Kelly Winterhalter, Founder   Update: Our friends at Ellovi have recently added new ‘flavors’ to their line: Key Lime and Chocolate Mint! Mmmmm… Ellovi is a vegan-owned and operated company “born to disrupt a [...]

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World Vegan Day in Melbourne, Australia!

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on November 1st , by vegans around the world. Coincidentally, I happened to arrive home in Melbourne just in time for an ever expanding event held at the Melbourne show grounds. This free event welcomed anyone and everyone to come and explore what it means to live a vegan lifestyle. With live music, [...]

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Vegan: Easier Than You Think

Living as a vegan, especially for those of us in the developed world, is much, much easier than it is commonly perceived to be.

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DEVA Nutrition – Vegan Supplements

Gentle World wishes to acknowledge DEVA™  Nutrition for their kind support of our upcoming vegan event and our year-round educational program. Many vegans are likely very aware of the existence of DEVA, as they offer some of the most affordable vegan supplements on the market. But for those who aren’t already familiar with their range, we encourage you [...]

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DIY Kombucha

The probiotic drink known as Kombucha has taken off among the health conscious within recent years. This fermented tea contains a variety of helpful bacteria that support digestion, and it also boosts the immune system as it contains enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants and polyphenols that are beneficial to any lifestyle. Kombucha is made from [...]

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My Vegan Corner of the World (The Kisses Garden)

photos by Nadine Loraine … Life really gets fun when we convert a patch of grass into a thriving ecosystem. My vegan corner of the world is about 30 by 35 feet; a garden to nurture all the senses; to feed both body and soul. Barefoot, I stroll through paths in this place where peace [...]

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