Tofu 101 : Prep + Benefits

Tofu is a common go-to plant-based protein for most vegans; however, its preparation may be a little bit daunting, especially for a beginner. I’ve struggled with the ins and outs of tofu and still feel slightly clueless, lol. Understand as I speak to you , I’m speaking to myself. This article takes you through the tofu basics […]

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Healthy Vegan Mango Fruit Roll-Ups

Throwback to some good old childhood nostalgia and make your own fruity roll-ups from the Quick & Easy Plant-Based Deliciousness cookbook. Even better? You can easily swap in any type of dried fruit for different takes on this treat.  Photo credit: Nassima Rothacker

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Danish Researchers Raise $9 Million to Develop a New Vegan Protein That’s Better for the Planet 

Danish researchers in the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen have received DKK 56 million (US $9 million) to develop the fundamental knowledge required to invent a completely new category of vegan protein as a sustainable alternative to animal protein. The grant comes from the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s “Proteins for Tomorrow’s Food” […]

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Food Blogger Deliciously Ella Launches Her First Vegan Restaurant

On June 16, vegan food blogger and entrepreneur Ella Mills—creator of the Deliciously Ella brand—will open new vegan restaurant Plants by de in central London. The location was previously Mills’ plant-based deli called Deliciously Ella, which was forced to close in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new restaurant aims to highlight the […]

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Toronto Gets a New Vegan Gelato Shop and Wine Bar

New vegan gelato and wine bar On Third Thought recently opened in downtown Toronto. The shop was developed by longtime vegan Jade Lalonde and her partner Joey Ottaviano in an effort to create an inclusive eating experience for consumers of all dietary needs. On Third Thought sells wine by the bottle, cocktails such as sangria […]

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Israel Just Became the First Country in the World to Ban Fur Sales

Today, Israel has become the first country in the world to ban the sale of fur for fashion. Effective six months from now, the ban only allows exemptions for the use of fur in “scientific research, education, or instruction, and for religious purposes or tradition.” These exemptions would permit the sale of shtreimels (fur hats […]

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A Vegan Diet Reduces Severe COVID-19 Symptoms Up to 73 Percent, New Study Finds

Individuals who follow a plant-based diet are 73 percent less likely to experience moderate-to-severe COVID-19 symptoms, according to a new study published by scientific journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health. The study involved 2,884 frontline healthcare workers from six countries—including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States—568 of whom were infected […]

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5 Vegan-Friendly Beach Towns You Need to Visit

Sometimes, you need to escape city life and enjoy the beachside breeze, radiant sun, and plant-based grub—and what better time than just before tourist season starts? From coast to coast, we’ve compiled a list of five hotter-than-ever beach towns to catch some rays while devouring amazing vegan food. So grab your SPF 50 vegan sunscreen […]

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Birds Eye Launches Its First Vegan Fish Sticks and Here’s Where to Get Them

Frozen food magnate Birds Eye just announced vegan fish sticks as part of its growing Green Cuisine line. Available in late June at Sainsbury supermarkets in the UK, the new vegan Fishless Fingers are the first plant-based seafood option in the Green Cuisine collection. From vegan sausage rolls to an assortment of chicken-less and beef-less […]

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Easy, Cheesy Vegan French Bread Pizza

Switch up the toppings on this easy, no-fuss pizza recipe from the Easy Vegan Comfort Food cookbook to your liking. Try vegan sausage grounds, mushrooms, buffalo cauliflower, and a drizzle of vegan ranch. Photo credit: Barb Musick

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NUGGS Vegan Chicken Nuggets Arrive in Canada and Here’s Where to Get Them

Food startup SIMULATE just launched its NUGGS vegan chicken nuggets—in original and spicy flavors—across Canada. NUGGS are now available in grocery chains Loblaws and Sobeys in British Columbia, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada; in Whole Foods East locations; and in Maxi locations in Quebec. “NUGGS’ delicious, sustainable nuggets and punchy branding has quickly blossomed in the […]

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These New Vegan Shoes are Made From Recycled Birthday Party Balloons

Lisbon-based shoe brand Undo for Tomorrow recently launched its vegan “Nuven” sneakers, which feature a multicolored sole made from discarded party balloons and rubber tire leftovers. The shoes are made using other recycled and natural materials such as bamboo for the lining, sustainably sourced Amazon Rainforest rubber for the toe caps, caster oil for the […]

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