Vegetarian Living

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Second All-Veg Public School

Here’s something to cheer about. The second public school in history has just gone all vegetarian. PS (Public School) 342 in New York City has recently announced the move, only 18 months after the first public school, PS 244 became the first ever public school go all-vegetarian. Principal Maggie Siena said in a statement, “We … Continue reading

What does a Vegetarian eat for lunch?

The following is an excerpt from our book, Say No to Meat, by Amanda Strombom and Stewart Rose. What can I eat for lunch? Lunch is easy. If you want to be sure you have a tasty lunch, it’s best to bring your own because many school or office cafeterias have limited vegetarian choices. Many … Continue reading

Ikea offers Veggie Meatballs

Amazing! Ikea just started serving vegan Swedish meatballs. Vegan and vegetarian foods are getting so popular they decided to jump on the growing trend. On April 9, the furniture giant started selling the much anticipated vegan meatballs at their U.S. in-store restaurants, in addition to the meaty Swedish variety that customers have come to love. … Continue reading

Pamela Anderson feeds prisoners vegetarian food

Baywatch star Pamela Anderson fed Arizona prisoners a meat-free lunch on Wednesday and they appeared to like it. Anderson visited the Maricopa County Jail at the invitation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who took meat off jailhouse menus in September 2013 as we previously reported. The vegetarian policy has saved the county at least $200,000 a … Continue reading

Millions of Vegetarians and Lots of Food to Choose From

My oh my, the times are changing! There are now millions of vegetarians in the country, even more are moving that direction, and the range of food choices they have grows every year. A recent Harris poll, showed that 3.2 percent of U.S. adults, or 7.3 million people, follow a vegetarian-based diet. In addition, 10 percent … Continue reading

Fly the Veg-Friendly Skies

Every year the PCRM (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) reviews the veg friendliness of airport food around the country. 2014 marked the first year SeaTac was included in the survey. In its debut on the list, Seattle takes off in second place. With 90 percent of restaurants offering at least one healthful option, travelers won’t … Continue reading

Veg Japan – off to a great start!

In Tokyo, local vegetarians are dedicating themselves in the New Year to getting local mainstream restaurants to offer more vegetarian options, as part of the lead up to the 2020 Olympics. In a bright, modern restaurant in west Tokyo, a quiet revolution is being plotted. About 30 vegetarians have met to discuss how they can … Continue reading

Former Burger King Chairman starts Vegetarian Company!

We couldn’t have asked for a better holiday gift! Former Board Chairman of Burger King, Brian Swette, has launched a vegetarian food company. The new company, Sweet Earth Natural Foods, touts its natural ingredients, such as nourishing grains, plant based proteins and vegetables. From the look of its products, which include seitan, veggie burritos, and … Continue reading

The Country with the most Vegans

We all know that India has the highest percentage of vegetarians in the world, but what country has the highest percentage of vegans in the world? The answer is Israel. Israelis are starting to flock to veganism and forego all meat and animal products, to the point where even the military now has options for … Continue reading

This Veggie Burger bleeds!

There’s now a veggie burger that actually bleeds! But don’t worry, it’s not real blood, just part of the new trend of making meat substitutes, or as the industry calls them meat analogues, as much like the real thing as possible, but without the meat of course. Scientists at the company Impossible Foods company say … Continue reading

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