Tip #10 | How to Cook Squash

how to cook butternut squash

Squash is a versatile fruit that is savory like a vegetable and packed with nutrients. It has virtually no fat, yet it’s simultaneously filling and easy to digest. In this tip video, chef Alex Bury demonstrates the easy way to cook, cut, and prepare butternut squash, and how to incorporate it into recipes. This is an important-skill for every vegan to master!… Read more »

Tip #9: How to Cut an Onion

how to chop an onion

Onions can be a great addition to almost any savory vegan dish—from soups and stir fries to burgers and salads. They also add a nice crunch if served raw. Despite their status as a kitchen staple, many people don’t know the safe and easy way to cut up an onion. In this video, vegan chef Alex Bury shows you how to slice or dice… Read more »

Tip #8: Everyday Activism

You will spare more than 100 animals each year simply by being vegan. But if you inspire just one other person to go vegan, the number of animals you’ll save instantly doubles. That’s where the power of activism comes in. Activism can exponentially increase the number of animals you can help during your lifetime. Here are six ways that you… Read more »

Tip #7: Support Your Local Farmers’ Market

When you’re looking for healthy and fresh whole foods, there’s no better place to go than a farmers’ market. These local markets provide an unbeatable opportunity to find the freshest produce at the best price, in an upbeat environment where you can actually get to know the people who are growing your food. Because the produce… Read more »

Tip #6: Everyday Oils

Vegan Oil

Supermarkets are filled with a baffling array of oils: corn, sunflower, safflower, peanut, sesame, soybean, and more. How are you supposed to know the difference and make a good choice? Watch this video to see why most people really only need to keep two or three types of oils in the kitchen: coconut oil for high-heat cooking, extra virgin… Read more »

Tip # 5: Vegan Ice Cream 101

Vegan Double Rainbow Ice Cream

Summer is near, and we’re here to crush the myth that vegan ice cream is hard to find! In this video we break down the difference between ice cream, sherbet (not vegan) and sorbet (almost always vegan), and share some of the most easy-to-find vegan frozen dessert brands.

Tip #4: Vegan Pizza 101

daiya vegan pizza

If you think that going vegan means giving up pizza, think again. Vegan pizza is easy to find, from your local pizzeria to the freezer aisle at your neighborhood grocery store. This video will give you the tips you need to get your paws on vegan pizza anytime, anywhere. Enjoy! Frozen Vegan Pizza Brands: Amy’s Kitchen Daiya… Read more »

Tip #3: How to Use Chia Seeds

how to use chia seeds

Chia seeds—the very same used to grow Chia Pets—are widely recognized as superfoods and are cherished by vegans for their high Omega-3 fatty acid content. That makes them a perfect alternative to fish, without the drawbacks of animal cruelty and mercury exposure. One tablespoon of Chia seeds has more calcium than a glass of milk,… Read more »

Tip #2: Clif Bar’s Soul Mate

clif bar

You might already know that every flavor of Clif Bar is vegan, and it’s smart to keep a few in your kitchen in case you suddenly find yourself hungry but have no time to cook. Every flavor of Clif Bar is good, but I’ve found a way to really take this snack to the next… Read more »

TIP #1: Buy Ugly Produce

Vegetables

Today’s tip is a simple but counterintuitive way to ensure that you’re eating the very best produce. By putting this tip into action, you’ll be optimizing the nutrients and flavor you get from your fruits and vegetables.