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Is Honey Vegan friendly?

Is Honey Vegan friendly?

Why most vegans don’t eat honey Honey is a somewhat controversial food among vegans. Unlike overt animal foods like meat, eggs, and dairy, foods from insects aren’t always grouped into the vegan category. In fact, some vegans who eat an otherwise entirely plant-based diet may […]

Grapefruit / SUPER FOOD

Grapefruit / SUPER FOOD

It Has Been Shown to Aid Weight Loss Grapefruit is a weight loss friendly food. It has several properties linked to weight loss, especially its fiber content, which helps promote fullness and reduce calorie intake . Additionally, grapefruit contains few calories but lots of water, […]

PLANT POWER/ BEST VEGAN RIBZ

PLANT POWER/ BEST VEGAN RIBZ

Introducing Veggie Ribz..

Veggie Ribz – Sweet & Smoky BBQ

Alright we know what you’re thinking. Vegan ribz?! Ludicrous – what smoke and mirrors have they used to create these? Well actually they’re made with our tempeh – cultured soya beans – and our sweet and smokey sauce. So yeah there is smoke involved. But no mirrors we promise – just pulses and probiotics.

  • ▹ High in Plant Protein
  • ▹ Packed with Fibre
  • ▹ Great for Your Gut

Original Tempeh

Our original tempeh block is made using our ancient Indonesian recipe. It’s our pride and joy and is delicious when served in curries, stir frys or even salads. We recommend marinating in soy sauce and a dashing of sriracha.

  • ▹ Organic
  • ▹ High in Plant Protein
  • ▹ Packed with Fibre
  • ▹ Great for Your Gut

Chickpea Tempeh

The ancient tempeh recipe we follow is traditionally made with soy, but we tried it with some lovely chickpeas because we’re mavericks like that. It’s great sliced into salads. We recommend cutting into slices and frying until golden.

  • ▹ Organic
  • ▹ High in Plant Protein
  • ▹ Packed with Fibre
  • ▹ Great for Your Gut

Black Bean Tempeh

The ancient tempeh recipe we follow is traditionally made with soy, but we tried it with some tender black beans – perfect for burritos. We recommend marinating in barbeque sauce.

  • ▹ Organic
  • ▹ High in Plant Protein
  • ▹ Packed with Fibre
  • ▹ Great for Your Gut

Tempeh Pieces – Curry Flavoured

These ready to eat tempeh pieces have been marinated with authentic Indian spices, making your taste buds dance like they’re in a Bollywood movie.

  • ▹ High in Plant Protein
  • ▹ Packed with Fibre
  • ▹ Great for Your Gut
Beetroot/Super food

Beetroot/Super food

It Helps Treat Anemia Since this mighty vegetable is enriched with a lot of iron content, it can help people suffering with anemia. If you have iron deficiency, you need to add beets in your diet immediately because it might cause other daunting health problems. […]

Walmart Adds Vegan Cheese to Deli Cases Across Canada

Walmart Adds Vegan Cheese to Deli Cases Across Canada

According to VegNews this week, Walmart added vegan cheese slices made by Nafsika’s Garden to its deli cases across Canada. The coconut oil-based slices are currently available for CAD $4.79 (USD $ 3.59) in three varieties: smoked gouda-style, cheddar-style, and Swiss-style. The company was founded […]

Acne Transformation To Vegan Diet

Acne Transformation To Vegan Diet

Plant Based News find out that Celebrity Singer, and social media influencer, Anthony Gargiula, has credited his incredible acne transformation to following a plant-based diet for the last eight months.

The 19-year-old star posted before and after shots of his profile onto Twitter, commenting on his skins’ drastic improvement since ditching animal products.

‘Vegan glow’

Attracting over 12,400 likes, Gargiula’s tweet also caught the attention of animal-rights organization, Peta, who replied: “Absolutely incredible! They don’t call it ‘vegan glow’ for nothing. Congrats on eight months of compassionate, healthy living.”

In an interview with Plant Based News, Gargiula explains how he has suffered from acne since he was 12-years-old, and stopped taking medication prescribed by the dermatologist because they were giving him migraines.

 

Acne-promoting effects of dairy

According to Nutrition Facts, acne is absent in non-westernized populations such as Okinawa islanders, who do not consume dairy.

The site, run by vegan M.D. Michael Greger, states: “By million years of evolution, this signaling system of mammalian milk is exclusively and physiologically provided to the newborn only during the nursing period.

“The chronic ‘abuse’ of this mammalian postnatal signaling system by widespread cow milk and dairy consumption in humans of industrialized societies has been proposed to be the major cause of the acne epidemic and the more serious chronic western diseases.”

Canadian Bacon Brand Constructs $310 Million Vegan Meat Factory

Canadian Bacon Brand Constructs $310 Million Vegan Meat Factory

VegNews find out that, Greenleaf Foods broke ground on a $310 million plant-based food production plant in Shelbyville, IN. Last year, Canadian meat company Maple Leaf Foods created Greenleaf as an independently operating subsidiary responsible for managing its plant-based brands, which include Lightlife Foods and […]