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  • Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

    1-½ cups vegan chocolate cookie crumbs¼ cup vegan butter, melted2 (8-ounce) packages vegan cream cheese, softened¾ cup sugar, divided½ cup soy milk, at room temperature, divided½ cup creamy peanut butter, at room temperature½ teaspoon salt⅓ cup semisweet vegan chocolate chips, melted Originally posted 2023-11-07 13:00:00.

  • Are Pop-Tarts Vegan? The Brands to Shop, Plus 5 Recipes

    Americans may love a health trend, but that hasn’t stifled their love for these foil-wrapped toaster pastries. Pop-Tart sales have continued to grow steadily since the 1980s, selling over 2 billion Pop-Tarts a year. Like any child, teen, or adult, we also love a glazed, flaky crust filled with jam. Straight from the foil, toaster,…

  • How to Host an Unforgettable Fondue Night: Vegan Cheese, Wine, and More

    In the 1970s, fondue was all the rage, and it’s not hard to see why. Who doesn’t love their food dripping in melted cheese? But now, 50 years after fondue’s most popular era, the food industry is changing. As consumers and brands become more aware of the environmental, health, and ethical challenges of eating animal…

  • Cheesy Vegan Scalloped Summer Squash

    If you’re growing zucchini or yellow crookneck squash in your backyard garden, there’s a good chance that you’re up to your ears during the summer. This is a simple (and tasty) solution to the problem from The Everyday Vegan Cheat Sheet cookbook. What you need: ¼ cup vegan butter½ medium yellow onion, halved and thinly…

  • Are Vegan Chicken Nuggets the Hottest Product in Plant-Based Meat?

    Americans love nuggets. In fact, according to Statista, in 2020, more than 73 million people in the US ate chicken nuggets. They are, without a doubt, one of the most popular frozen chicken products in the country. But there’s a problem with all of this consumption: chicken nuggets are terrible for the environment and for…

  • Take the Stress Out of Thanksgiving With These Vegan Meal Delivery Services

    A love of food not does necessitate a love for cooking. If the idea of Thanksgiving dinner fills you with equal parts excitement and dread, Thanksgiving delivery may help assuage some of that anxiety around the act of making the meal. If you have the means to outsource and you know it will relieve some…

  • 10 Vegan Nacho Recipes You'll Love: Cheesy, Crunchy, and Addictive

    Sometimes, it seems like tacos get all the glory. They even have a day devoted to them every week. However, today, we’re celebrating International Day of the Nacho with 10 vegan recipes that are crunchy, gooey, and shareable.  Invented in 1943 by a man named Ignacio Anaya, nachos are a no-stress dish that can be…

  • Kevin Hart and Tabitha Brown Dish on Vegan Food, Authenticity, and Why Feeling Good Matters

    Multi-hyphenate Kevin Hart welcomed social media sensation Tabitha Brown on a recent episode of his podcast Gold Minds with Kevin Hart, where he picks the brains of successful personalities while sharing insights and laughs.  During the episode, Brown spoke with Hart about her meteoric rise to fame, the bumps she encountered along the way, and…

  • The Veganuary Campaign Celebrates 10 Years With a Documentary

    In January 2023, Veganuary counted more than 706,600 participants from every country in the world (except for North Korea and Vatican City)—successfully breaking its own sign-up record. The campaign, which supports people to go vegan for January, has been running since 2013 when it counted 3,000 sign-ups. The number might be dwarfed by Veganuary’s 2023…

  • 7 Substacks to Subscribe to Now: Climate Crisis, Vegan Food, and Sustainable Living

    These days, social media is all about speed. While the amount of time many of us spend scrolling on apps like Instagram, TikTok, and X is significant (around two hours and 30 minutes per day), the amount of content we consume in that time is substantial. In fact, some research suggests that the average person…

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