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Allie is a writer, musical theatre performer, yoga instructor, and walking vegan restaurant directory. On any given day, you can catch her making tofu scramble, scouring Trader Joe’s for new plant-based products, or watching The Lizzie McGuire Movie! Visit her website at alexandrammitchell.com.
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Fashion & Beauty
10 Sustainable Loungewear Brands to Add to Your Wardrobe
These eco-friendly brands offer trendy loungewear for chilling at home. It seems like all we do these days is lounge around, so we might as well dress for the occasion! Loungewear is as comfy as pajamas, but cute enough to hop on a Zoom meeting, post to your IG story, or even take your dog out for a quick walk. Here are our favorite brands!
12 Sustainable Swimwear Brands for Summer 2021
If you want to stunt a trendy, sustainably made swimsuit this season, check out these brands! With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, who wouldn’t love to cool off with a dip in the pool, a trip to the beach, or even a pass on your kids slip-n-slide? If you’re partaking in any of these refreshing water activities, you’ll most likely want a bathing suit. And if you’re anything like us, you want to wear items that are eco-friendly and made by brands that treat their employees well. Here’s a list of our favorite swimsuit companies that fit the bill.
12 Vegan Haircare Brands We’re Obsessed With
Refresh your hair routine with these vegan and cruelty-free products. Whether you just need a new bottle of shampoo and conditioner or are looking for fancy hair masks, scalp scrubs, or styling gels, these vegan companies offer a wide variety of products that are great for your locks and the planet!
8 Best Vegan Body Scrubs for Glowing Skin
These cruelty-free body scrubs are just what you need to stay exfoliated during the winter months! Self-care is more important than ever––and we don’t know about you, but this year has been pretty rough (pun intended). To start the new year looking and feeling fresh, we’d recommend purchasing one of these vegan body scrubs that helps remove dead skin cells, increase skin hydration, and leave your body looking polished!
Food & Drink
The 14 Best Vegan Protein Powders
Here’s a list of our favorite vegan protein powders! Ah yes, the age-old question of “where do vegans get protein?” *eye roll* Well, aside from legumes, grains, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, there are plenty of plant-based protein powders that provide us veggie-lovers with the nutrients we need! Whether you’re hitting the gym 25/8, or just looking for a bit more energy for your at-home workday, these products are great to supplement with!
11 Best Vegan Brunch Spots in Los Angeles
Nothing screams “Los Angeles” more than an epic vegan brunch spread. C’mon, what’s more satisfying than biting into a tall stack of pancakes with a mimosa to wash it all down? Absolutely nothing. If you agree with us, check out this list of our favorite all-vegan brunch-serving restaurants in LA!
12 Best Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches in Los Angeles
The vegan breakfast sandwiches at these LA restaurants go hard! They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it might as well be the best, right? RIGHT! From classic fast food-style copycats to more innovative variations like chicken & waffle or apple-filled handhelds, there are so many amazing vegan breakfast sandwiches around town. Here are our favorites!
10 Places to Get Vegan Ramen in Los Angeles
We’re obsessed with the vegan noods at these ramen spots in LA! Whether it’s 50, 75, or 100 degrees outside, a warm bowl of ramen is always the move. While the traditional Japanese dish is made with meat- or fish-based broth, there’s a wide variety of vegan options available. Here’s a list of some of our favorite plant-based ramen varieties around town.
LA’s All-Vegan German Restaurant, Hinterhof, Permanently Closes
It’s time to say Tschüss (goodbye) to LA’s first all-vegan German restaurant, Hinterhof. *Sigh*
New All-Vegan French Bakery Opens in Beverly Hills
We hope you’re hungry for croissants because there’s a new vegan French bakery in Los Angeles! After years of perfecting their traditional pastries and viennoiserie, Chaumont Bakery & Cafe has branched out to the plant-based world with the opening of Chaumont Vegan.
Watch Brand Skagen Just Launched a Sustainable Vegan Leather Collection
What time is it? Time for you to get a new vegan leather watch from Skagen! That’s right, the Danish-inspired accessories brand just launched Aaren Naturals, an eco-friendly watch line featuring leather alternatives made with bio-based materials like apples.
Plant-Based Party 2.0 Is Happening This Weekend to Benefit Support + Feed
Kate Farms, Follow Your Heart, and ChowNow are teaming up with Plant-Based Party for a 2.0 edition of the give-back initiative to benefit Support + Feed.
The Best Eco-Friendly Vegan Mattresses, Pillows, Comforters, and More
Here’s a list of brands that offer vegan and eco-friendly mattresses and bedding. What’s one thing we love just as much as tasty vegan food? Getting a good night’s sleep! And a vegan lifestyle is about much more than what’s on your plate. It's a way of life that can translate into the realm of clothing, shoes, accessories, beauty products, kitchen utensils—and even, bedding! After extensive research (aka a lot of lounging around), we’ve found some vegan products that will provide you with the most sustainable and satisfying slumber ever. Here they are!
12 Vegan-Friendly Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Love
These vegan items make for great Mother’s Day gifts! Who can say they’re a teacher, therapist, chauffeur, financial planner, and chef all-in-one? Moms! Yep, mothers are superheroes! While there’s no way to truly thank these women in our lives for all they do, we’ve found a few vegan gifts that’ll come close. Here they are!
50+ Awesome Deals and Discounts From Vegan Businesses That Deliver Nationwide
These vegan and vegan-friendly businesses are offering special discount codes and deals during the COVID-19 crisis. Amidst the chaos and stress of this pandemic, there are so many great people and businesses out there helping others stay safe, positive, and well-fed. Many companies are reducing prices and making their items more accessible so people have a safe way to get their essentials. Save yourself a trip to the grocery store and snag these great deals!
Order These 11 Items Online to Support Small Vegan Businesses During COVID-19
With all this spare time on your hands, do some online shopping and buy these items to help support small vegan businesses! With the recent devastation caused by COVID-19, many small businesses are facing a huge decrease in sales. If you are needing some vegan snacks, products, or services, consider buying from smaller grassroots companies to help keep them afloat. Do your part and get to shopping!
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