Going vegan in the beginning can be a bit… confusing, to say the least. Not only are you trying to navigate family dinners without eating animal products (oy vey) but you are having to give up certain junk foods or snack foods and you just feel like crying. Well! Wipe those tears away, my dear […]
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Top 7 Vegan Toothpaste Brands We’ve been vegan since 2014. It’s been absolutely amazing to see our modern world becoming more aware of the effects of animal testing. More and more brands are moving towards creating vegan products because the demand is off the hook! On one hand, the influx of vegan products makes it […]
Can Vegans eat soy? We’ll cut straight to the chase- Yes, soy sauce is vegan and vegans can eat soy 🙂 Soy sauce is traditionally made from 4 ingredients: Fermented soybean paste Roasted grain Brine Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds Traditonal soy sauce is made in these steps: Soaking– the soybeans are soaked in […]
Can Vegans eat sugar? You’ve got a burning question and you need to know- “Is sugar vegan?“ The short answer is “sometimes.” It really depends on the refining process and what type of sugar you’re asking about. The sugar from sugarcanes goes through a refining process involving bone char from cattle. This means that it’s […]
Can Vegans eat jelly? For the most part- yes! Jelly is usually vegan. To answer that question more in depth, we need to dive into the ingredients that are used in making jelly: Fruit or fruit flavor Pectin Sugar Acid Water Fruit or Fruit Flavor When making jelly, a fruit juice is used. If you’re […]
You’re here because you want to know if chocolate is vegan… Good news, my friend! Chocolate is vegan! This is because chocolate is made from cacao beans, which grow on trees. Cacao beans are most definitely plant based 🙂 The time when chocolate is NOT vegan is when companies add animal based additives like dairy […]