All posts by Joey Bruno

tofu pressing and draining experiment

How to Press & Drain Tofu | We Prepare it 3 Ways [Experiment]

SaveTofu is a strange ingredient; it can range from being totally bland and almost gross to a masterful, flavorful piece in a culinary work. It’s all about how you prepare it. Aside from seasoning tofu, a crucial step to making tofu delicious is pressing it or draining it in some way.To figure out the best way […]

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DIY vegan dog food treats (1)

3 Vegan Dog Treats You Can DIY with Common Ingredients!

Author byline: Written by Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest, community member. Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers.DIY Vegan Dog TreatsThere’s a lot of information out there regarding the best diet for your pup. It’s important to keep in mind that dogs have a different digestive system than we do. The […]

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vegan jam headline graphic (1)

Vegan Jelly & Jam: Recipes, FAQ, and Our 3 Favorite Brands

Jelly and jam are both nostalgically delicious spreads. Perfect on their own or complimented with a nut butter, having the right jam or jelly can make or break your toast. Heck, they even go great in oatmeal!However, given their unique jiggly textures, people often ask whether or not they vegan.We’ve compiled everything you might want to […]

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benefits of broccoli and how to eat more

The Benefits of Broccoli | And How to Prepare it Properly

Broccoli is infamous for being the vegetable that everyone hates. Its crumbly head and sulfur-like smell has the tendency to make even grown adults whinge in disgust.But given all of the things that broccoli does for us, is this hate warranted? Perhaps we just need to treat our broccoli a bit better so that we […]

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vegan dog food

Vegan Dog Food: The Science, Our Experience & Best Brands

If you’ve been vegan for any amount of time, you’re probably already convinced that humans don’t need to eat animal products to live and thrive, but what about our other four-legged family members – such as dogs?Being that wolves are mainly carnivores in the wild and ​share a common ancestor with dogs, many people have […]

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vegan chocolate brands

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Vegan Chocolate Brands

Survey 100 random people on the street and you’d be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t love chocolate. There’s something about the rich, deep and earthy flavor that makes people react to the stuff as if it were catnip for humans. Despite popular misconceptions, being vegan does not mean that you have to give […]

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vegan gum brands

Is Gum Vegan? The Best Vegan Gum Brand List and FAQ

​Most of the time, unless it contains gelatin, gum is vegan. As with anything with sugars, flavors, and long ingredient lists, there runs the risk of animal products being somewhere in the supply chain, but that doesn’t mean that buying a pack of gum off the shelves (without gelatin) isn’t considered vegan. We’ve documented all […]

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is polenta vegan

Is Polenta Vegan?

ANSWER: Yes! Polenta is typically just cornmeal and water making it 100% vegan. There are a few things to be aware of though. Often times polenta is cooked with butter (not vegan) and some recipes even call for cheese. However, this won’t be an issue with most polenta products you buy as even the seasoned […]

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are skittles vegan

Are Skittles Vegan? What You Need to Know!

ANSWER:Although they contained gelatin up until 2009-2010, skittles can now be considered vegan as they don’t have any animal products in the ingredients. This includes all of the flavors listed on the Wrigley’s website (1). However, there is some controversy about skittles which we will cover in detail below. Quick Navigation What Are the Ingredients […]

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what is seitan

What is Seitan? Everything You Wanted to Know About Wheat Meat!

What is Seitan: Seitan, also known as “wheat meat” is a mock meat made from vital wheat gluten. It is increasingly popular among vegan, vegetarians, and meat eaters alike because when prepared correctly it is shockingly similar to the real meat. Depending on how it is prepared, it can take on a wide variety of […]

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