Five Myths About Dairy–Busted

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From just about birth, most of us are told that we have to drink our milk to grow big and strong. In children’s books we see happy cows being milked in big red barns by caring, overall-clad farmers. But what if we’ve been lied to this whole time?  If you’re ready to open your eyes and learn the uncomfortable truth … Read More

Healthy Vegan Swaps for Veganuary

It’s the start of the new year and Veganuary is in full swing! It’s no surprise that a growing number of people are looking for simple ways to add plant-based ingredients into their meals: adopting a plant-rich vegan lifestyle is one of the best ways we can protect our health, the planet, and animals. I was recently invited into WJLA’s … Read More

This Father’s Day Fight Heart Disease With Plants

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of men in the United States? As early as age 45, men run a huge risk of sudden death due to heart disease. Luckily, there are steps dads –and everyone–can take to prevent or mitigate dangerous heart complications. According to various studies and research by the Physicians Committee for Responsible … Read More

Eleven Vegan Pantry Staples and Where to Buy Them

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Going vegan means overhauling your pantry just a little bit — with delicious vegan staples. It’s easier than ever, with plenty of vegan versions of the foods you already know and love. Below are some of our go-to pantry staples that we just have to have at all times, including delicious ingredients like “nooch” that might be hard for a new vegan … Read More

Vegan Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

Whether you’re looking for a little motivation or hoping to share the vegan message with your friends and family, a documentary or film is a great way to start. There are few better ways to steel your resolve to make a change than impactful stories, moving footage, and information on how and why. Netflix is always changing its lineup, so … Read More

Seven Vegan Egg Replacements for Baking

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We’re here to show you why vegan baking is a piece of cake. Anything you’re baking–muffins, bread, cakes or brownies–can be made vegan with just a few tweaks. Gone are the days of relying on cruelly produced cow’s milk and eggs to make a delectable dessert. For some baking ideas and “accidentally vegan” baking mixes, check out our video with … Read More

10 Healthy Vegan Recipes For a Compassionate Year

It’s official: 2019 is the year of the vegan. So if you’re not vegan already, join the crowd! It’s never too late to make a vegan month (or vegan forever!) your New Year’s resolution. Switching to a more compassionate lifestyle is a powerful action to protect animals, the environment, and your own health. So to make it easy, we’ve compiled 10 … Read More

Danni is on a Mission to Share DAM Good Vegan Food

Danni McGhee is a Plant-Based Nutrition Coach sharing DAM Good Vegan food throughout the Washington, DC metro area. Her love of homemade food, cooked with fresh ingredients, was instilled in her by her Jamaican mother and grandmother. In 2015 Danni started her company, DAM Good Vegan, offering online courses, personal coaching and cooking demos to make the transition to vegan … Read More

“What is Nooch?” And Other Un/Common Vegan Ingredients

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Whether you’re new to veganism or just beginning to get into cooking at home, there may be some ingredients you come across that you’ve never heard of. That’s okay! Here’s a quick guide explaining some of these new foods so that you can start experimenting in the kitchen. Nutritional Yeast When you first delved into vegan cooking, this was probably … Read More

Kip Andersen on ‘What the Health:’ It’s ‘So Liberating to Free Yourself from this Horrific Industry’

In 2014, Cowspiracy showed the world how animal agriculture is destroying the planet. Now, What the Health is here to reveal how the very same industry is sabotaging human health and killing millions of Americans every year. The powerful new documentary (now available on Netflix!) follows filmmaker Kip Andersen as he seeks the truth about the consequences of eating animal products — and … Read More

Netflix Documentaries to Add to Your Watch List

Have some time? Netflix awaits. And if you’re looking to get a little education along with your binge watching, there are a ton of quality, available-for-streaming-now documentaries about plant-based eating or about animals. To get you in an advocacy state of mind, we’ve picked a few of our favorites flicks for your next night in. Here are seven Netflix documentaries … Read More

It’s World Vegan Month: 6 Easy Recipes to Get You on the Plant-Based Path

It’s the holiday season, and while we love many festive occasions, we can’t help but be especially excited by one particular celebration: World Vegan Month! This is the chance for eaters everywhere to learn more about a cruelty-free lifestyle — and hopefully try lots of delicious herbivorous eats. If you’re thinking about giving veganism a try (or if you’re already vegan and … Read More

Vegan Diets for Athletes: The Power of Plants

Despite what you may have learned in school, plants are loaded with power and can fuel you to a supercharged physique! In fact, an increasing number of athletes attribute their success in part to their healthy vegan diet, which they consider the ultimate “performance enhancer.” Just ask UFC Fighter Nate Diaz (seen here), who recently conquered the formerly undefeated Conor McGregor in … Read More

5 New Vegan Cookbooks to Give as Holiday Gifts

If you’re scrambling to fulfill the last of your holiday gift list, cookbooks are always a win. You’ll be helping friends and loved ones enhance their kitchen skills, all while subtly spreading the vegan message. Because people need to know plant-based foods are just as delicious (if not more so!) than the alternative. There may only be only a handful of … Read More

How Not to Die Author Offers 3 Ways to Live Longer

When it comes to the health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle, Dr. Michael Greger is an encyclopedia of knowledge. A doctor, lecturer and founder of NutritionFacts.org, he’s an invaluable resource for shooting down the many misconceptions about a veg diet. Dr. Greger just released a compellingly titled new book: How Not to Die. In it, he talks about how the vast majority … Read More