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Mohini Patel

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Mohini Patel

Mohini, a born and raised vegetarian from Chicago, initially went vegan when faced with a health issue, but stayed vegan for the animals. Whole food plant-based eating (inspired by traditional Indian culture) is her optimal diet. An advocate for mental health and lifestyle changes, she has a degree in Health Sciences from DePaul University.

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Fashion & Beauty

See the article the ultimate guide to black-owned vegan businesses

The Ultimate Guide to Black-Owned Vegan Businesses

It’s important to support Black-owned businesses all the time, not just when it’s trending. Here is a list of Black-owned vegan and vegan-friendly businesses to shop.

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Fashion & Beauty
See the article here are 2 black vegan children’s books to read to your kids

Here Are 2 Black Vegan Children’s Books to Read to Your Kids

Kawani AJ Brown has authored two children’s books that represent the Black and Brown community in the vegan space and celebrate families of color.

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Fashion & Beauty
See the article 11 black-owned vegan businesses to support that ship nationwide

11 Black-Owned Vegan Businesses to Support That Ship Nationwide

Snacks, vegan cosmetics, and even baked goods delivered to your door! Support these 11 Black-owned vegan businesses that ship their products nationwide.

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Fashion & Beauty

Food & Drink

See the article the best spots for vegan outdoor dining in chicago

The Best Spots for Vegan Outdoor Dining in Chicago

The sunny weather is perfect for vegan outdoor dining in Chicago!

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Blue Sushi Sake Grill
Food & Drink Chicago
See the article 11 vegan ice cream brands that ship nationwide

11 Vegan Ice Cream Brands That Ship Nationwide

Dreaming of endless bowls of delicious vegan ice cream, but don’t live near a vegan ice cream shop or store that sells plant-based pints? With these 11 vegan ice cream brands that ship nationwide, you can stay in and enjoy an ice cream sundae while watching your favorite vegan documentary or order up a selection of flavors to send to friends and family as a special surprise. These brands ship vegan pints, cones, and sammies straight to your door!

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Nubocha
Food & Drink
See the article 11 spots for vegan ice cream in chicago

11 Spots for Vegan Ice Cream in Chicago

We found vegan and vegan-friendly ice cream shops across Chicago!

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George's Ice Cream
Food & Drink Chicago
See the article 11 best vegan brunch spots in chicago

11 Best Vegan Brunch Spots in Chicago

The Windy City offers an abundance of vegan and vegan-friendly restaurant options for a weekend brunch!

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The Chicago Diner
Food & Drink Chicago
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Interviews

See the article 12 inspirational black vegan instagrammers you need to follow now

12 Inspirational Black Vegan Instagrammers You Need to Follow Now

Here is a list of Black vegan public figures that inspire, encourage, and motivate others to live compassionately by creating great content on vegan food, environmental sustainability, mental and physical health, and human rights.

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Interviews

News

See the article chicago’s epic burger adds plant-based chicken tenders to menu

Chicago’s Epic Burger Adds Plant-Based Chicken Tenders to Menu

Chicago-based Epic Burger adds new plant-based options to its menu, featuring Beyond Meat’s chicken tenders!

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Epic Burger
News Chicago
See the article dr. bronner’s launches vegan chocolate bars

Dr. Bronner’s Launches Vegan Chocolate Bars

Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One Chocolate will be available nationwide this summer in six organic and vegan varieties.

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Dr. Bronner's Vegan Chocolate
News
See the article kitchen 17 to open vegan pizza factory in former indiana newspaper building

Kitchen 17 to Open Vegan Pizza Factory in Former Indiana Newspaper Building

Kitchen 17, known for its award-winning vegan deep dish pizzas (voted #2 in the nation in VegOut Magazine’s 2021 awards) is expanding by moving its nationwide shipping operation to Indiana.

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Kitchen 17
News Chicago
See the article chicago’s buona launches plant-based italian beefless sandwich

Chicago’s Buona Launches Plant-Based Italian Beefless Sandwich

Buona, Chicago’s original Italian beef chain restaurant, debuts a new menu item—a plant-based Italian beefless sandwich featuring Upton’s Naturals seitan—specially for their vegetarian and vegan customers.

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Buona
News Chicago
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Shopping

See the article 10 vegan books by black authors to read

10 Vegan Books by Black Authors to Read

We’ve gathered cookbooks, children's books, and books on social justice written by Black authors to add to your reading list. Celebrate Black voices by purchasing, reading, and sharing these 10 books!

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Shopping
See the article 6 gift ideas that support small vegan businesses

6 Gift Ideas That Support Small Vegan Businesses

What better time to surprise a loved one, give to someone in need, or just be kind to yourself than now? Now is the time to purchase a gift card to show support for a local vegan restaurant, make online purchases from a small business or bring a smile to one’s face with a gift from these vegan companies.

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Shopping
See the article 16 gift ideas to support small chicago vegan businesses

16 Gift Ideas to Support Small Chicago Vegan Businesses

Want to send a gift to a family member, friend, or yourself? Support these local vegan vendors by purchasing a gift card or having goodies delivered to your doorstep (contactless)!

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Shopping

Things To Do

See the article vegan things to do in nyc this weekend: february 14-16

Vegan Things to Do in NYC This Weekend: February 14-16

We search the web for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don’t have to. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.

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Things To Do New York

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