Anja is a plant-based dietitian by day and vegan foodie by night. She offers virtual nutrition coaching for vegan and veg-curious clients. Check out her site for coaching services, recipes, and nutrition tips at vegcentricdietitian.com.
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Fashion & Beauty
15 Vegan Multivitamins to Supplement Your Plant-Based Diet
So, you’re vegan and you’re wondering if you should take a multivitamin. First of all, good for you for taking charge of your health! Although you might be looking for a quick “yes” or “no" answer, the long and short of it is: it depends.
How to Be Vegan in a Small Town
Are you a passionate vegan foodie navigating small town living? We see you! We know what it’s like to have a grocery store inventory and drool-worthy Insta that don’t match up. Let us help you avoid vegan fomo and add mainstream plant-based favs to your rural life with these tips.
9 Vegan Documentaries to Watch at Home
We interrupt your Netflix binge to bring you nine vegan films to watch while social distancing. Are you at home noshing on Hippeas and NadaMoo! while watching series after series of the same old stuff? Take a break from your newfound daily routine with some of our favorite pro-vegan films and documentaries.
Food & Drink
Not All Plant-Based Milks Are Created Equal: Meet Better Than Milk
Better Than Milk is so much more than just another milk alternative. With simple, sustainable ingredients and a strong commitment to the environment, this creamy, non-dairy beverage is your new go-to for cookie dunking, cereal crunching, and smoothie sipping alike.
13 Vegan Frozen Meals for Your Busy Life
You’re busy, we get it, but you still gotta eat, and you gotta eat well. On any other night you might whip up an IG-worthy dish like the veganista/isto/istx you are or you might order your go-to Uber Eats, but not tonight. Tonight you reach into your freezer and pull out a plant-based frozen dinner that will be ready in an instant. We aren’t talking any old freezer meal; we’re talking tasty, actually-looks-like-what’s-on-the-package meals from your friendly freezer.
13 Vegan Snacks You Can Find at the Gas Station
You’re on a road trip and feeling snackish. The banana riding shotgun isn’t looking too appetizing. You’re in the mood for something with a little more appeal. No shame in that—you might be vegan, but you’re human! You decide to pop into the nearest gas station for a fuel fill-up and a nosh. Of course you could check out the fresh fruit stand near the cashier, the roasted mixed nuts, or the crunchy pretzels in aisle 2, but you’re thinking something more exciting. We hear you! Check out our list of 13 tasty convenience store snacks you need for your next trip.
11 Non-Dairy Coffee Creamers That Taste Better Than the Real Thing
Sure, making coffee at home can save us money, but black coffee can be a bit boring. Cue the vegan coffee creamers! Derived from ingredients like nuts, seeds, and oats, there are several tasty creamers to try. From traditional flavors like vanilla and caramel, to seasonal favorites like pumpkin spice, we’ve devised a list of 11 vegan creamers your cup of joe deserves right now.
Follow Your Heart Launches Squeezable Vegan Pancake Batter
After several years of perfecting their pourable vegan pancake and waffle batter, Follow Your Heart is finally debuting their new product—Rocket Cakes! The out-of-this-world breakfast mix is made with organic, gluten-free grains, and vegan cane sugar. Rocket Cakes was developed in partnership with the sisters behind vegan company Spork Foods. The name Rocket Cakes embodies a quick, blast-off breakfast with minimal cleanup—just squeeze, cook, and enjoy.
Koia Vegan Protein Shakes Launch at 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide
Plant-based beverage brand Koia recently expanded its reach to more than 7,000 7-Eleven stores nationwide. After a successful test run as part of the convenience store’s “Sips & Snacks That Love You Back” program, 7-Eleven is bringing on Koia’s protein line for purchase.
Dogfish Head Launches First Nationally Distributed Oat Milk IPA
Dogfish Head Brewery just launched the first-ever nationally distributed IPA made with oat milk! The team’s latest craft beer innovation, Hazy-O!, can now be found on shelves and taps nationwide. The hop-forward, juicy IPA delivers an abundance of tropical notes like mango and pineapple, but there is no denying that oats are the star of the show. This hazy IPA is brewed with four different oat varieties, including oat milk.
You Can Now Find Vegan Tuna Salad in the Prepared Foods Section at Whole Foods
Plant-based seafood brand Good Catch recently launched premade vegan tuna salad at Whole Foods Market. Created with flaky, fish-free tuna, the deli-style salad can be purchased by the pound at the organic supermarket chain across ten states including California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. There are future plans to expand this chef-curated offering to additional locations in the coming months.
Vegan Feta, Sun-dried Tomato, and Artichoke Tart Recipe
Everything is betta with feta—Follow Your Heart Dairy-Free Feta Crumbles, that is. And this holiday tart is no exception. Share this flavorful dish at your holiday brunch, as an appetizer, or at dinner parties—it’s the perfect anytime recipe to get you through the festivities of the season.
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