Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Got some zucchini that needs using up? Bake up a batch of these chocolate vegan zucchini muffins! They’re soft, fluffy, packed with spices, and bursting with chocolate chips and walnuts! My dad has always been weirded out by fruit or veggie-based cakes and quick bread. So no carrot cake, no banana...

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2 days ago, Connoisseurus Veg

Are the BPA-Free Plastics Like Tritan Safe?

Do BPA-free plastics such as Tritan, have human hormone-disrupting effects? And what about BPS and BPF? Recent human studies indicate that exposure to the plastics chemical BPA may be associated with infertility, miscarriage, premature delivery, reduced male sexual function, polycystic ovaries, altered...

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2 days ago, Nutrition Facts

Vegan Oatmeal Cherry Almond Cookies

Vegan Oatmeal Cherry Almond Cookies

These vegan oatmeal cherry almond cookies are a twist on classic oatmeal raisin cookies. Dried tart cherries take the place of raisins and almonds take the place of walnuts. But the base stays true to the original, yielding cookies (big or small—your choice) that are perfectly crisp on the outside with...

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2 days ago, Blissful Basil

Tempeh

Tempeh is an excellent source of good quality vegan protein. It’s tasty, satiating, nutritious and to make it you only need 3 ingredients. Tempeh is the perfect meat alternative. It’s healthy and a very good source of vegan protein, and it doesn’t contain any additives or preservatives....

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2 days ago, Simple Vegan Blog

Cashew Ricotta Cheese (Soy-Free, Fast, Easy!)

Lately we’ve been on a pizza and pasta kick, and it’s no secret that we also have a thing for dairy-free cheese. It’s also no secret that Italian food and cheese go hand in hand. But what’s pasta and pizza without cheese? So we remedied this by experimenting with a SUPER quick vegan ricotta cheese...

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2 days ago, Minimalist Baker

Vegan Jello Jigglers

These Vegan Jello Jigglers are such a fun treat for kids….of all ages!!! This post was originally published in February 2016. // As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  For me, certain foods are synonymous with different holidays.  Chocolate Fudge at Christmas time,...

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2 days ago, Fried Dandelions

Mutilated Monkeys Forced to Weightlift After Horrific Brain Surgery

Mutilated Monkeys Forced to Weightlift After Horrific Brain Surgery

Are you strong enough to pull your own weight? How about doing so after someone tied you down, removed pieces of your skull, and implanted electrodes in your brain? According to a shocking study, experimenters at Newcastle University forced monkeys to endure grueling physical strain before killing and...

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2 days ago, PETA

PETA Statement: Panel’s VA Dog Experiments Recommendation

Please see the following statement from PETA Vice President of International Laboratory Methods Shalin Gala regarding the position by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that some experiments on dogs by the Department of Veterans Affairs are warranted: Severing dogs’ spinal...

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3 days ago, PETA

D.C.’s Statehood Bid Prompts Proposal to Create First Vegan Capital

Following the House’s landmark vote to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., where PETA owns property on a site where cattle were once slaughtered, the group’s president has sent a letter to Mayor Muriel Bowser urging her to make it the first all-vegan state—by removing meat and dairy from...

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3 days ago, PETA

Vegan Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

Vegan Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

Ingredients: For the brownie base –  150g oats (I used Mornflake) 40g cacao or cocoa powder (I used Bioglan) 100g coconut sugar (I used Cocofina) 2 scoops vegan chocolate or vanilla protein powder (I used Free Soul) 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon bicarb of soda 1 large banana 200ml...

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3 days ago, SpamellaB

PETA U.K.’s ‘Pigeon’ Pleads With the Queen to Stop Sending Birds to Death Race

The post PETA U.K.’s ‘Pigeon’ Pleads With the Queen to Stop Sending Birds to Death Race appeared first on PETA.

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3 days ago, PETA

EDAMAME DIP WITH JALAPEÑO, MINT & LIME

EDAMAME DIP WITH JALAPEÑO, MINT & LIME

Edamame dip with jalapeño, mint, and lime is fresh, delicious, and simple to make. This naturally vegan recipe comes together quickly with 7 ingredients! The post EDAMAME DIP WITH JALAPEÑO, MINT & LIME appeared first on The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright.

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3 days ago, The First Mess

Drive-By ‘Orcas’ to Take on AAA’s SeaWorld Sales

In cars plastered with protest signs and inflatable orcas, a group of PETA supporters will drive circles around the Alexandria AAA office in a socially distanced protest against the company’s sales of tickets to SeaWorld. When:    Thursday, July 2, 1 p.m. Where:    2231 Eisenhower Ave. (near Mill...

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3 days ago, PETA

The Big E’s Coronavirus Closure Sparks New PETA Appeal

With the 2020 Big E canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PETA sent a letter today encouraging the fair to come back strong in 2021 by eliminating cruel wild- and exotic-animal displays that keep kind fairgoers away and give it a bad reputation in the humane community. PETA points to The Big E’s...

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3 days ago, PETA

New Flu With Pandemic Potential Found in Pigs—Have We Learned Nothing?

New Flu With Pandemic Potential Found in Pigs—Have We Learned Nothing?

It seems that 2020 really wants to teach us a lesson on the deadly outcomes of slaughtering animals. Scientists recently identified a new flu virus with the potential to cause a pandemic. The source? Pigs killed for their flesh. This new strain of flu is carried by pigs but can infect humans, according...

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3 days ago, PETA

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cupcakes (Gluten-free)

Learn how to make these most delicious easy Vegan Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cupcakes ever! With just 8 ingredients, these are simple to make, fast and also oil-free! You can eat them as muffins and leave off the frosting if you like and they are still very delicious! VEGAN GLUTEN-FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP...

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3 days ago, The Vegan 8

Arrival of 500 Puppies—38 Reportedly Dead—in Canada Speaks to Bigger Issue

On June 13, after a 10-hour flight, a Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane touched down in Toronto. No one was prepared for the “horror show” found upon its arrival: Reportedly aboard the cargo plane were roughly 500 French bulldog puppies, 38 of them dead. Many of the more than 400...

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4 days ago, PETA

COVID-19 Is Helping People See That Animals Aren’t Ours to Use for Entertainment

COVID-19 Is Helping People See That Animals Aren’t Ours to Use for Entertainment

The pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions of people. COVID-19 canceled proms, plays, movie showings, and sporting events. However, many closures have actually protected animals—and not just from getting sick. As places such as SeaWorld are (prematurely) reopening, now is the time to remind ourselves...

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4 days ago, PETA

Macy’s Pop-Up Fireworks Shows Panned by PETA

As Macy’s continues its much-criticized plan to launch unannounced fireworks displays this week, in a letter sent today, PETA is urging the company’s Chair and CEO Jeff Gennette to cancel the remaining shows. PETA points out that after fireworks displays, animal shelters—which are already...

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4 days ago, PETA

PETA to LVMH: Prevent the Next Pandemic by Banning Exotic Skins, Fur Now!

PETA to LVMH: Prevent the Next Pandemic by Banning Exotic Skins, Fur Now!

Will LVMH continue to risk public health and support extreme cruelty to animals, or will it act like an ethical and sustainable company by banning exotic skins and fur today? That’s the question from PETA—which bought stock in LVMH in 2017—that the company failed to address during its annual shareholder...

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4 days ago, PETA

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