As a vegan, it’s hard not to feel heavy-hearted around Thanksgiving time. Some of us try and simply avoid thinking about the impending massacre, preferring to ignore it altogether, and some use the date as an opportunity to try and shine a little light on the reality of what Thanksgiving means for those whose bodies […] Read more
Gathering with family and friends around a magnificent holiday meal can be a warm, wonderful experience. When the holiday fare is vegan, it adds a whole new level of enjoyment to the sharing of food, and provides a profound foundation for the celebration. For a truly delicious vegan Thanksgiving meal, it’s easy to replicate traditional […] Read more
Over 280 million turkeys are slaughtered annually for human consumption in the United States, despite the fact that such consumption is unnecessary for humans and absolutely horrifying for turkeys. 45 million of those deaths occur for the ritual of Thanksgiving alone. Increasingly, as consumers are becoming more aware of the extreme cruelty of animal farming, […] Read more…
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, what could be a better excuse for indulging in a little chocolate therapy with a beloved friend? (Or alone, for that matter – there’s less chocolate competition that way.) Nowadays, the range of vegan chocolate treats is so extensive it’s enough to make a person wish she could just […] Read more
As spring approaches, so does a new season of fresh greens and garden fare ready to make into delicious dishes. Whether you’re looking for the perfect picnic, potluck salad or a simple delicious fresh dish for dinner, these vibrant salads are sure to satisfy. All eight recipes are 100% vegan and incorporate a mixture of […] Read more
From special celebrations to weekend treats, the art of baking a cake from scratch is a worthy endeavor. We’ve included a mix of simple recipes to whip up when unexpected guests arrive and more complicated recipes for lazy days when you want to fill the house with warmth and mouthwatering smells.
These warm and bright plant-based essential oils can reawaken pleasant memories, stimulate the immune system, and provide a welcoming atmosphere for guests.
Humans are far from the only animals to experience the deep connection between mother and child. In fact, this might be one of the very experiences that is universal — crossing all boundaries between species. And yet, somehow, we manage to suppress our awareness of this all-important bond when it involves individuals who are different from us, especially when acknowledging this fact would require us to make a change in our own behavior, such as eliminating our dependence on the products of animal husbandry.
For a very special birthday, a fancy dinner, or just for the fun of it, these three recipes will impress your guests and make you wish you could eat them every day!
For vegans, visiting family can be problematic at any time of year. And for non-vegan family members, the task of preparing food that will keep everyone happy can be daunting… But with understanding, patience and compassion on both sides, it is actually very easy to turn a potentially tricky situation into a fabulous time for all.