Meat Substitutes

Product Review: Phoney Baloney's Coconut Bacon

There is a never ending quest for the perfect vegan bacon. One that has the right flavor, texture, and balance of sweet and smoky. Many...(more)

Sophie's Kitchen: Vegan Seafood

There have been veggie burgers and tofu hot dogs for ages. Even mock chicken has made it's way into mainstream supermarkets, but vegan shrimp and...(more)

Smoky Breakfast Strips (aka Tempeh Bacon)

While there still isn't a perfect vegan substitute for bacon, tempeh has made a name for itself as an excellent stand in on BLTs and...(more)


Restaurant Review: Doomie's Home Cookin'

Doomie's Home Cookin' in Hollywood, California is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant specializing in serving up comfort food classics without the use of animal products....(more)

5 Places to Get a Ridiculously Awesome Veggie Meal in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon is known for its food. And for vegetarians and vegans, this city is like something only found over the rainbow. Not only does almost every restaraunt in town have veggie options, but they are awesome veggie options. ...(more)

Eating Veg in a Non-Veg Restaraunt

As a vegetarian, it can be daunting to eat out in restaurants filled with meaty menu items. Learn how to navigate everyday menus and order up delicious meat free meals in any restaurant, without feeling uncomfortable or making the waitstaff angry....(more)


10 Reasons to Feel Great About Being Vegetarian

There are so many reasons to feel good about not eating meat. Here are 10 reasons to feel GREAT about being a vegetarian....(more)

Vegetarian Beyond the Plate: Haircare

Being vegetarian is about more than just food. Is your hairspray tested on animals? Does your shampoo contain Tallow? (Tallow is rendered beef or mutton fat.) Read on to learn what animal products are lurking in your haircare products....(more)

Vegan Rocky Road Bar Recipe

This vegan rocky road bar recipe uses Earth Balance instead of butter to make it dairy free. It also uses vegan marshmallows, as the regular kind contain animal products. This is a rich treat that is bound to impress. No one would ever guess that it is vegan and dairy free....(more)