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The Best Vegan Dishes From Around The World (Plus GIVEAWAY)

In English-speaking countries, where a typical meal consists of a piece of meat and two vegetables, people often wrongly imagine that vegans must live on a diet of mushy peas and mashed potatoes. In other parts of the world, however, plants play a much more prominent role in the native cuisine. From Asia to the Middle East to Africa, most of the world’s traditional cuisines are largely plant based and…

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General/ Resources/ Travel/ Veganism

Find Out How Being Vegan Makes Travel Better

Being Vegan Makes Travel Better

Do you think travel as a vegan is hard? I know I certainly did before I actually tried it. After learning about the horrors of the meat, egg and dairy industries, I definitely felt compelled to go vegan. I knew deep down that it was the only way of living that was truly aligned with my most deeply-held values – the values of peace, non-violence and compassion. But there was…

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Cooking/ Interview

Long Island Teenager Becomes Vegan Culinary Prodigy

Jay Astafa for HappyCow

Jay Astafa was just 15 years old when he became vegan. His family’s business was a Mom and Pop pizzeria on Long Island, where Jay would help out after school. The only problem was, he quickly became frustrated that there was nothing on the menu for him to eat. So what did Jay do? He veganized the menu himself, of course! He very quickly established himself as an up-and-coming prodigy…

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Books/ Reviews

Why You Need To Read Proteinaholic Even If You Don’t Eat Meat


Do you feel confused by all the conflicting health claims about diet and nutrition? Even if you are well-versed in all the nutritional benefits of a plant-based diet, all it takes is for some smooth-talking champion of the Paleo fad to post an article claiming that saturated fat and cholesterol are good for you, and it’s easy to let a glimmer of doubt creep in. Even if you don’t really…

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Animal Rights/ Interview

Interview: Music Duo “Revolution Harmony” To Release Vegan Anthem

Revolution Harmony

Ray Holroyd and Kate Haddow are Revolution Harmony – a vegan duo who use the power of music to inspire positive change in the world. On 1 November (World Vegan Day) they will release their new single, titled “A Hymn“. I caught up with them to find out more about how they’re using their musical talents to save lives and be a voice for animals. Kate and Ray, can you…

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Dining/ Travel/ Veganism

A Vegan Tour Of World Cuisines At Expo Milan 2015

A Vegan Tour Of World Cuisines At Expo Milan 2015

Do you love to discover new vegan dishes from countries around the world but don’t have the time or money to take a round-the-world trip? Or are you trying to decide where to go on your next vacation and looking for a bit of culinary inspiration? With a theme like “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, what better place to explore global food culture than Expo Milan 2015? With dishes…

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Dining/ Travel

10 Vegan Dishes Not To Miss In Greece

Have you started planning your next vacation to Greece, only to discover that there are surprisingly few vegan or vegetarian restaurants in the country? Has your search on HappyCow left you discouraged, wondering if you’ll be subsisting on Greek salad (hold the feta cheese, please)? Fear not! While it’s true that veganism per se is not widely known or understood in Greece, the local cuisine is actually incredibly vegan friendly.…

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