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[Vegan Food] The 25 Best Vegan Foods Found at Kroger

  You might be surprised by the vast number of vegan options at Kroger stores. Here’s just a smattering of what the grocery chain has rolled out.   Few grocery stores have upped their vegan game like Kroger—and we’re not just talking fruits and vegetables here. In 2019, Kroger began expanding its Simple Truth plant-based line, promising to launch more than 75 vegan products by the end of 2020.  Granted, the Simple Truth plant-based products aren’t the only vegan options you’ll find at the store, as Kroger also stocks favorite vegan brands such as JUST Egg , Miyoko’s Creamery , and Tofurky . But in case you haven’t seen many of these plant-based offerings, take a look at what you can find at your local Kroger. The take-home?  With major chains like Kroger jumping into the vegan playing field, being vegan—or even just looking for ways to eat fewer animals—is now easier than ever. MORE

[Celebrities] Patrick Schwarzenegger-Backed Vegan Chicken Brand NUGGS Launches in Major US Retailers

Vegan chicken brand NUGGS – which has received investment from Arnie ‘s son Patrick Schwarzenegger, is launching in two major US retailers. The startup describes itself as the Tesla of chicken. Its plant-based nuggets have debuted in 800 Walmart stores across the US. Next month, they will also become available in nearly 400 Target locations. Patrick Schwarzenegger Patrick started his own investment company back in 2019. Now, he is involved with a slew of brands such as Super Coffee, Blaze Pizza, and Verb Energy. NUGGS’ plant-based product is made primarily from texturized pea protein technology enabling the brand to create a ‘tender and juicy nugget that is more advanced than an animal-based nugget’. They contain 13g of protein (about 25 percent more than animal-based) and 10g of fat (about 40 percent less than animal-based). Moreover, they’re cholesterol-free. Continue...  

[Vegan Foods & Products] Fungi: Why Are We Ignoring Nature’s Hidden Solution? with Russell Brand

  This week I spoke with Merlin Sheldrake on my Under The Skin podcast!  Merlin is a biologist and author of Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures .  He has a background in plant sciences, microbiology, ecology, and the history and philosophy of science.  Fungi are a powerful force, why are we ignoring nature's hidden solution?  The full podcast is available on Luminary:  For more information on Merlin’s work go to

[Vegan Junk Foods] Dunkin’ Launches Vegan Range With Over 40 Donuts

Warning:  Are Sugary Foods Addictive? Doughnut giant Dunkin’ is now serving a variety of vegan doughnuts in Belgium, including flavors inspired by the Cookie Monster.   This week, international fast-food chain Dunkin’ added 41 vegan doughnut flavors to its menu in Belgium.  The new flavors include simple creations such as Original Glazed, Pistachio, and Cinnamon Swirl; filled varieties such as Double Stuffed Strawberry, Sugared Raspberry, and Cinnamon Jam; along with inventive creations inspired by the Cookie Monster (complete with googly eyes), candy rings (in Strawberry Red and Strawberry Ring), and one vegan doughnut decorated to resemble a bee with salted pretzel antennae; and many more. Continue...   

[Vegan Foods] National Beer Day: 6 Vegan-Friendly Alcohol Brands You Should Know About

Always drink alcohol responsibly.   Not all alcohol is vegan, as animal-products such as gelatin, isinglass, and egg, are commonly used during the filtering process... It’s national beer day and the pubs are still closed. But, if you’re planning on making a quick trip to the booze aisle after work – here are some vegan alcohol brands you should know about. In case you didn’t know, not all alcohol is vegan. This is because animal-derived ingredients such as gelatin, isinglass, and egg, are commonly used during the filtering process. Vegan alcohol When in doubt, check Barnivore . It is an online database with over 30,000 alcoholic beverages that will aid you in the quest to find vegan booze. It’s also worth noting that many companies change their ingredients from time to time. So, it’s always worth double checking online – or searching for vegan verification on the bottle. Continue...  

[Vegan Products] Taste Testing ALL The New Vegan Items at Trader Joe’s 😋

  Have you tried any of these items yet?

The 31 Best Vegan Food Products of 2021, According to Nutrition Experts

With the benefits of plant-based eating becoming more pronounced and impactful, it’s no wonder that so many have adopted this type of lifestyle. A growing community of vegans and vegetarians means more demand for high-quality plant-based products that deliver on both nutrition and taste. Gone are the days of boring vegan foods; food manufacturers and even restaurants and fast-food chains are taking notice and bringing innovation to this expanding food category. Experts in the Good Housekeeping Institute's Nutrition Lab test thousands of food products year round to give you the best of the best on both quality and taste. When determining which vegan products made the cut for this year's list, we focused on best-in-class ingredient lists, flavor and innovation. Check out the best vegan food products of 2021, handpicked by Registered Dietitians and taste testers... Continue

[Recipes] Easy Thick Vegan Yogurt | Soy Free | Nut Free | High in Protein | Only 1 SINGLE INGREDIENT

     Since I turned vegan, I missed a lot of dishes and drinks that were made of yogurt/curd. I tried various recipes for vegan yoghurt but none of them were good enough when i finally tried this recipe. This uses only 1 ingredient and sets very nicely. Must try for every vegan.

[Health] Is Seitan (Vital Wheat Gluten) Healthy?

Seitan is a popular vegan substitute for meat. It is made from wheat gluten and water and is often promoted as a high-protein, low-carb alternative to animal protein. However, there are some concerns about the possible negative effects of consuming a product made entirely of gluten. This article will review the pros and cons of eating seitan and help you decide whether it is a good fit for your diet. Seitan (pronounced “say-tan”) is a vegan meat substitute made entirely out of hydrated gluten , the main protein found in wheat. It is sometimes also called wheat gluten, wheat meat, wheat protein or just gluten. Continue