How to Make Your Own Tofu Press at Home

Step 4 - How to Make a Tofu Press

It’s unavoidable – to those unfamiliar with it, tofu has a pretty rough reputation. Even among vegans, the mere mention of the stuff can elicit wrinkled noses and groans. “Mushy,” “weird”, and “flavorless” are all adjectives I’ve heard used for tofu, but in reality, tofu’s bad reputation is entirely undeserved. The same people who use the words above to describe…

Preparing & Cooking Textured Vegetable Protein

Rehydrating TVP - Step 3

Textured Vegetable Protein, or TVP, is something of a wonder food. The perfect combination of incredibly versatile, inexpensive, and an A+ nutritional profile. Made from dried, de-fatted soy flour, TVP is a complete protein and provides a hefty amount of your daily nutrients.

Choosing the Best Vegan Sunscreen for Face, Neck & Body

Sun Bum Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion copy

Sunscreen isn’t just limited to long days at the beach! The best protection against skin cancer, sunscreen (and not just products with any SPF) should be an essential building block to anyone’s cosmetic and skincare regimen. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends a sunscreen…

5 Vegan Alternatives for Cream Cheese Lovers

Daiya Cream Cheese Style Spread

Growing up, bagels were practically their own food group, and a big chewy sesame bagel, warm from the toaster and practically frosted with luxurious cream cheese was an easy, tasty breakfast before I headed off to school. Harder than giving up cheese, harder than giving up ice cream, was giving up cream cheese for me…

But What About Honey? Can Vegans Eat It?

Do Vegans Eat Honey

There are a lot of hard-and-fast rules in the vegan community, things that we all know to be true. No food with faces. No food that once had a mother. No animal secretions. It’s all relatively straightforward, except for one very grey area that it seems we haven’t been able to come to an agreement on.

5 Vegan Protein Bars with High Amounts of Protein

ProBar Base Bar - Peanut Butter Chocolate

Let anyone know you’re vegan, and you can put your money on the fact that the first question you’ll be asked is – “but where do you get your protein?” If read our entire article about vegan protein sources you’ll find out why I feel the obsession with protein is unnecessary…