Vegan Pad Thai from The PlantPure Kitchen

Vegan Pad Thai from The PlantPure Kitchen

Plant-based living is all in the family with the Campbells. By now, most of you know about The China Study , a monumental research-based nutrition book written by T. Colin Campbell and his son, Thomas Campbell. But more recently, one of his other sons piloted a film to broaden the reach of their family’s plant-based message. Nelson Campbell made his mark with the documentary, PlantPure Nation , and his wife, Kim Campbell, whipped up a companion title, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook . Their initial works were so successful that Kim is back with a second PlantPure cookbook , and […]

This Vegan Pad Thai recipe is a perfect representation of Kim’s recipes in The PlantPure Kitchen. It’s loaded with whole foods, oil-free, low-sodium, gluten-free, and despite the somewhat lengthy ingredient list, it’s quite unpretentious.

Vegetarianism vs. veganism: what’s the difference?

Vegetarianism vs. veganism: what’s the difference?

In the past I have written a lot about vegetarianism but never gotten into specifics about the different variations of it. I also have not talked much about veganism, so I am here to change all that for those of you that still have questions! This is a brief breakdown on the differences between vegetarianism and veganism. If you are thinking of making the switch to a meat-free diet, this will help you decide what route is the best to take. Vegetarianism, a few kinds you didn’t know about: Despite of what many people think, vegetarianism is not a […]

9 Unexpected Benefits of Going Vegan

9 Unexpected Benefits of Going Vegan

1. You’ll spare animals. OK, so maybe this one’s a bit obvious. With over 8 billion farmed animals suffering on factory farms, there’s no question that the best step you can take to help end animal cruelty is simply to leave animals off your plate. In fact, going vegan spares the lives of about 30 farmed animals each year. What you might not know is that eating vegan spares the lives of millions of wild animals too! 2. You’ll live longer. Study after study has shown that one of the best ways to improve your health is to adopt […]

Orange Spice Vegan Pancakes

Orange Spice Vegan Pancakes

Nearly ten years ago, the wonderful Susan of Fat Free Vegan shared a delightful recipe with us for orange spice vegan pancakes. We featured it in an Easter Brunch collection in our news, but today I’m giving it a better home in our recipe section. Special Diet Notes: Orange Spice Vegan Pancakes By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian. This delicious short stack recipe was shared with us by the talented vegan recipe creator behind Fat Free Vegan . It was for an Easter Brunch feature many years ago. 1¼ […]

Top 5 places to eat if you’re broke but vegetarian

Top 5 places to eat if you’re broke but vegetarian

Being vegetarian in a meat-centric society is difficult. Being vegetarian while also struggling to make ends meet (haha, meat) as a broke college student is even more difficult, especially given the unfortunate reality that healthy vegetarian food is often more expensive than the unhealthy options. I come from a historically vegetarian family, and have been vegetarian my whole life. Having lived on campus for a year and a half before I escaped the clutches of dining hall food, I understand the difficulty of finding filling, tasty, moderately healthy vegetarian or vegan food at an affordable price around campus. Thus, […]