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We’ve got a wide assortment of information to veganize every part of your lifestyle, from personal care items, to clothing, to travel. And if you want to hang out with some farm animals in person, or attend a vegan festival, we’ve got you covered there as well. Making compassionate choices has never been so easy!

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Vegan Sugar

One of the pesky annoyances of being vegan involves white cane sugar—an ingredient kept in most kitchens and one that shows up in the majority

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Uggs

Uggs are hideous overpriced sheepskin boots that have been popular among teenaged girls since the 1990s, when Pamela Anderson started wearing them with her iconic

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Vegan Guide to Portland

Portland, Oregon is hands-down the most vegan-friendly mid-sized city in the United States. It’s got an unbelievable vegan food cart scene, with various all-vegan carts

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Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers are amazingly useful kitchen tools, and they’re virtual necessities for anyone who adores beans or lives in a place with long cold winters.

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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the holiday celebrating the Jewish new year and the anniversary of Adam and Eve. Almost all of the foods served on Rosh

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Sharks

No animal has a more intractable image problem than do sharks. Part of the reason is that they’re undeniably cold-blooded voracious predators with gigantic teeth.

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Jennifer Lopez

Actor, singer, dancer, producer, fashion designer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez is the most influential Latina performer in the United States. In May 2014 she embarked

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Morrissey

Perhaps the most outspoken vegan of all time, Morrissey is a British singer and songwriter who never misses an opportunity to speak up for animals.

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Fourth of July

Independence Day is a federal holiday commemorating the United States Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. On the 4th of July each year, this holiday

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Bill Clinton

After a long struggle with heart disease, and enduring multiple surgeries including a quadruple bypass, former U.S. president Bill Clinton decided to swap his Big

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Al Gore

Climate activist and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore shocked vegans and environmentalists alike when he conveniently left any mention of diet out of his

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Carmine

Carmine is a bright red dye commonly used to color food, cosmetics and textiles. Carmine is made from beetles, and is therefore not vegan. The

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Vegan College Dorm Food Guide

Let’s face it—being vegan in college can be tough if you’re not prepared. But when you are prepared, it’s easy-as-vegan-pie! Many college students don’t have easy access

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is probably one of the meat industry’s least favorite people. In 1996 she invited former cattleman Howard Lyman onto her show. Despite the

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Tofurky

Tofurky

Tofurky is the brand name for vegan meat and poultry products produced by Turtle Island Foods. The company offers an incredible diversity of products including

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Tofutti

Tofutti is a popular brand of dairy-free products that was originally created for Jews who follow a kosher diet. But vegans and lactose intolerant people

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Pamela Anderson

Canadian-American actress Pamela Anderson, who initially gained fame by starring in the hit TV show Baywatch, is a longtime and deeply committed animal advocate. She

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Paul McCartney

In the history of rock music, no band has ever matched the Beatles’ success and influence. Paul McCartney co-wrote most of their songs, sang, and

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Daiya Foods

Daiya Foods (pronounced day-uh) produces vegan cheese products made from arrowroot and other plant-based ingredients. Many vegans consider Daiya cheese to be the finest such

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Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat is a company on a mission to replace animal protein with plant protein. Founded by in 2009 by Ethan Brown and Brent Taylor,

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Vegan Deodorant

Finding cruelty-free vegan deodorant that actually works was once a challenge. But today there are so many brands and varieties on the market that you

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Native Foods Cafe

Native Foods Cafe is an all-vegan restaurant chain founded in 1994 by Chef Tanya Petrovna. The first Native Foods Cafe opened in Palm Springs and

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Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill is an all-vegan fast-casual dining restaurant offering a great selection of American favorites. Founded by Kevin Boylan and T.K. Pillan with the guidance

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Vegan Hair Spray

Hair spray, mousse and styling gels are used to hold hair styles in place and reduce frizz. These products may contain harmful chemicals and animal

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Vegan Tanning Products

If you’re seeking a golden tan without exposing your skin to the sun, you’ll likely turn to self-tanning products. Self-tanning works by rubbing or spraying

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Vegan Hair Color

Since ancient times, people have used dyes to color their hair. Despite often being costly and frequently toxic, many women in Western countries choose to

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Vegan Lotion

There are a great many vegan lotions on the market that are perfect for moisturizing dry skin. The ingredient list on lotions can be lengthy

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Vegan Bath Bombs

Bath bombs take the luxury and relaxation of a bath to an entirely new level, rendering your bath water a swirl of beautiful colors and

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Vegan Bubble Bath

If you enjoy sinking into a hot bath brimming with bubbles after a stressful day, you’re in luck. There are several premium-quality vegan bubble bath

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Vegan Concealer

A touch of concealer can work miracles, hiding everything from dark circles to blemishes, burns, and tattoos. Many of the large cosmetic companies that sell

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Vegan Eye Liner

Nothing can draw attention to your eyes like beautifully applied eyeliner. Eyeliner enables you to define your eyes while also creating virtually any eye shape

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Vegan Foundation

When it comes to a product you’ll be applying on your face every day, you want to be sure that it’s healthy, cruelty-free, and of

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Vegan Blush

Rosy cheeks are especially sweet when they’re cruelty-free. Unfortunately, many blush products are tested on animals, and occasionally animal ingredients such as carmine (crushed up

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Vegan Lipstick

If you want to pucker those cruelty-free lips of yours in style, you’re likely to want some vegan lipstick. But watch out! Animal ingredients can

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Vegan Makeup Brushes

When it comes to applying makeup, it’s imperative to use high quality brushes, as a good brush can mean the difference between streaky and flawless

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Vegan Lip Balm

If you turn to lip balm to get super-soft and kissable lips, beware! Most lip balm contains beeswax, and some also contain other nasty ingredients

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Vegan Facial Moisturizer

If you want radiant, nourished, and wrinkle-free skin, keeping your face moisturized is key. To ensure that no-bunnies (or other animals) were harmed in the making of

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Vegan Nail Polish

Nail polish can be a fun way to dress up your nails or cover up any imperfections. Unfortunately most nail polish brands are tested on

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Vegan Eye Shadow

Nobody wants bug eyes, but that’s just what you’ll get if you reach for many traditional eye shadows. Crushed up beetles can create a magnificent

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Vegan Mascara

Most mascara contains some sort of animal ingredient such as beeswax. But ladies, get ready to bat those eyelashes, because cruelty-free and vegan mascara is

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Vitamix

Vitamix manufactures ultra-powerful blenders that can do things that regular blenders can’t. Both Vitamixes and their chief competitor, the Blendtec, are widely regarded by vegans

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Vegan Turkey

Americans eat about ten pounds of chicken for every pound they eat of turkey. So with that in mind, it’s no surprise that there are

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Vegan Chefs

From Chef Tal Ronnenwho cooked for Oprah Winfrey during her vegan phase, to Chloe Coscarelli, the young vegan chef who won the Food Network’s Cupcake

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Vegan Bumper Stickers

The world’s simplest activism tool: The Bumper Sticker. Bumper stickers enable you to spread a vegan message to many new people every day while you’re

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Raw Food Cookbooks

There are only so many bananas and avocados that a person can eat in one day. Fortunately, raw food can be delicious and satisfying when

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Vegan Passover

Passover is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the liberation of Jews from slavery in Egypt over 3,000 years ago. By celebrating a vegan Passover, Jews

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Famous Vegans

Do a Google search for famous vegans and you’re likely to find all sorts of lists naming historical figures like Plato, Pythagoras, Da Vinci, the

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Ellen DeGeneres

A former actress and stand up comedian, Ellen Degeneres is currently the host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She eats a mostly vegan diet apart

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Vegan Easter

Easter is a Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s commonly celebrated by dyeing eggs, eating a big brunch, and adding bunnies into

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Vegan Cupcakes

Vegan cupcakes represent the perfect storm of vegan desserts. Delicious. Adorable. Cruelty-free. They’ve taken the throne on the Food Network show “Cupcake Wars” (defeating a

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Coconut Milk

There are two very different kinds of coconut milk. Until recently, the term applied primarily to a thick and fat-rich canned product that’s perfect for

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Blendtec

Blendtec manufactures one of the most powerful professional-grade blenders on the market. Blendtec blenders are known for being able to blend everything from fresh produce

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Alicia Silverstone

There are few celebrities as passionately dedicated to the vegan lifestyle as American actress Alicia Silverstone. Alicia rose to fame after starring in the classic

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Guides

Navigating various aspects of vegan living can feel overwhelming at times. The following guides were created to make it easier: Living Guides: Ultimate Vegan Guide,

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Chicken Killing Foam

A photo from Mexico United for the Respect of Animals, with the Spanish caption translated by Google: Chickens killed Foam The new invention of the

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Bryanna Clark Grogan

Bryanna has devoted over 40 years to the study of cooking and nutrition, the last 23 to vegan cooking. She is the author of nine vegan cookbooks.

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Graham Cracker Cake

  With vegan marshmallows. Recipe from Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites. Photo from the “My Zoetrope” blog. Uploaded by: My Zoetrope

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On Slaughter-Free Milk

Could you produce milk and eggs without killing the animals involved? In chapter 3 of Meat Market, I offered an extended analysis of why slaughter-free

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Crazy Sexy Diet Review

My pal Marisa Wolfson, who really should do stand-up comedy for a living, wrote the following review for Vegan.com: If Skinny Bitchhad sex with a

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The Lie of Sustainable Seafood

Essential reading for everyone who eats fish—a long and superb article from Erik Vance arguing for something I’ve long suspected: that much so-called “sustainable seafood”

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Vegan Diet Information

A properly planned vegan diet can offer a great many health advantages. Here, we’ve collected the best vegan-oriented diet books pertaining to health, weight loss,

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Personal Care

This page offers a convenient alternative to standing in a drug store, checking the vegan and animal testing status of one product after another. Amazon.com

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Amy’s Toaster Pops

Exciting stuff for vegan junk food enthusiasts. I’ve been waiting almost 25 years to eat Pop Tarts, but the real ones have whey or gelatin

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“Eating” DVD Review

A few weeks ago I blogged about the fact that casino mogul Steve Wynn became vegan after watching “Eating” and that he’s since revamped the

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Mike Tyson, Vegan

The world’s newest celebrity vegan is…Mike Tyson, who has apparently stopped eating meat, dairy products, eggs, children, and ears. It’s fair to say that no

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Introduction

Going vegan can be terrifying, especially at the very beginning when you’re wondering what fine mess you’ve just gotten yourself into. I wrote this book

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The Year in Meat

As 2009 drew to a close, I decided to write an article summarizing my entire year of blogging. I had no idea what I was

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The Year in Meat: 2009

I can’t believe I missed it: the Meat Industry Hall of Fame’s first-ever induction ceremony occurred in Chicago on October 27. And what a night

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The Year in Meat

Below are links to “The Year in Meat: 2009.”  This article is lengthy, so I strongly encourage you to print out the nine page typeset

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Asshole of the Month

Emily Weinstein, writing in the Times’ fallaciously named “Mark Bittman on Food” column: I, on the other hand, had never put a live lobster in

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The Vegan Table

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s newest cookbook, The Vegan Table,< just hit Amazon.com. It's jammed with gorgeous color photos, and offers 200 recipes, including: Pumpkin Curry Roasted Red

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Vegan Spinach Pasta Dough

Vegan Spinach Pasta Dough Originally uploaded by The Shellyfish These PLAY-DOH like beginnings led to a sensational-looking vegan lasagna meal. Check out the blog entry

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Vegan Pizzelles

vegan pizzelles Originally uploaded by Vegan Noodle Until today, I’d never heard of a pizzelle, and no entry appeared in my Mac’s usually excellent New

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Indian Fried Tofu

Indian Fried Tofu Originally uploaded by myveggiekitchen Here’s what you get when you cross a classic Asian staple with Indian-style cooking. Here’s the recipe, plus

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Obama’s Vegan Moment

Here’s a report from the campaign trail by Nikki Benoit, Outreach Coordinator for Florida Voices for Animals: Wearing my “Vegan Outreach” t-shirt, and accompanied by

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