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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
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.
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.
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.
Food & Drink
Start Your Day off Right with These 10 Vegan Breakfast Cereals
The grocery aisle is packed with cereal options and, fortunately for us, there’s a growing number of vegan brands. Whether you’re feeding your inner child with fun shapes and flavors or fueling your adult breakfast cravings with superfoods and whole grains, here’s a list of vegan cereals to get your day started right.
5 Vegan Chocolate Chip Brands Perfect for Baking
It’s the perfect time to pull out that favorite recipe and bake some chewy, delicious chocolate chip cookies. The baking aisle is packed with competing chocolate chip brands, and now is not the time to stand around reading ingredient labels. Let us make things easy for you. Looking for gluten-free? Soy-free? Sugar-free? We’ve included chocolate chips everyone can enjoy. Here’s our list of the best vegan-friendly chocolate chips you need in your pantry now.
Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants to Support in Chicago
From stacked burgers to soul food platters and raw dishes, these Black-owned vegan spots have something for everyone.
8 Vegan Valentine’s Day Specials in Chicago
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we’re looking forward to the special vegan menus! Here are eight spots to pick up vegan Valentine’s Day dinner and treats in Chicago.
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.
Chicago’s Kitchen 17 Now Ships Vegan Deep-Dish Pizza to All 50 States
Kitchen 17—a Chicago-based vegan pizza joint—has expanded the shipping radius for their signature frozen deep-dish pizzas. The restaurant is now offering their house-made frozen pizzas shipped to all 50 states.
NadaMoo! Debuts No Sugar Added Vegan Ice Cream Line
NadaMoo!—a dairy-free ice cream brand based in Austin, Texas–is adding four new no sugar added flavors to their current lineup. Available this month in Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, and Mint Chip, the new line is sweetened with organic allulose, organic erythritol, and a touch of stevia extract to satiate the toughest cravings with NadaMoo!’s guilt-free formula.
Ben & Jerry’s and Stephen Colbert Launch Non-Dairy Americone Dream Flavor
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert partners with Ben & Jerry’s to launch a non-dairy version of Americone Dream—a creamy caramel-swirled vanilla frozen dessert packed with fudge-covered waffle cone pieces. This non-dairy treat is the 18th flavor to join the rapidly expanding line of vegan-friendly ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s.
Ben & Jerry’s Just Launched Non-Dairy Karamel Sutra Core
Ben & Jerry’s is on a roll! The brand just added a new non-dairy flavor to their lineup of vegan-friendly frozen desserts called Karamel Sutra Core—featuring a caramel core and fudge chips.
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!
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.
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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