Jordana Paige: Vegan handbags and being in the “customer” business
Posted on June 04, 2015
Steph Davis is one of the world’s leading female climbers, lives a life of simplicity and outdoor adventure, and has been following a plant-based, vegan diet since 2003. She is an exemplary vegan athlete, showing just what one can do on this lifestyle!
Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher — he’s a New Yorker, she’s Italian — play a couple whose bizarrely funny meet cute (they encounter each other while stuck in a tiny bathroom in a Chinese restaurant’s basement) leads to a sweet wedding and a baby. As the vegan mother descends into paranoia, though, she starves the baby nearly to death, fearing environmental contaminants and even sunshine. The father must decide how far he will go to save his son’s life.
“First Dates” is based on the U.K. edition, which documents people on dates at the same restaurant. The U.S. version will be exec-produced by Ellen DeGeneres, and according to producers, is specifically seeking single people who are on plant-based diets. No word on why vegans are being preferred (besides them absurdly attractive, obviously) but no doubt it has to do with DeGeneres’ own vegan diet.
Jordana Paige who started her bag business right out of college. She needed a bag that could fit her knitting needles and couldn’t find one so she made it.
You would totally go vegan, but you just CAN’T give up that cheese. OR you are already vegan and are facing some major withdrawal.
Sobel will share stories from his life and career from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, clueing in attendees on how to bring a bit of that Cinnamon Snail vibe to their own home kitchens.
Consumer awareness of unethical animal testing practices is certainly growing, and companies are paying the price as consumers are leaving their products on the shelf and choosing cruelty-free brands instead. But still, too many people remain unaware of the animal suffering that lurks behind the label.
Superior Pasta has been carefully testing and retesting the vegan meatball concept, blending textured soy protein with nutritional yeast and almond milk, and finally with raw cashews, to achieve a surprisingly, almost disturbingly meaty vegan meatball.
Miyoko Schinner, expert on vegan cooking, restaurateur and author, is the recipient of a Green Award. The prize — aimed by its sponsor, the Quality of Life Commission, at “unsung heroes,” folks whose efforts to better their communities were done without consideration of reward or recognition — will be presented at an upcoming meeting of the San Anselmo Town Council.
With vegetables in their glory it’s particularly gratifying to turn to vegan dishes: Light, healthful and packed with summer’s best flavors and magnificent variety. Here are some of the recipes for both dedicated vegan eating or just for a change-up from the usual.
If you are looking for something filling, juicy and a bit greasy to fill your sandwiches, look no further than cauliflower 'steaks.' But don't worry, this delicious plant-based version of the traditional meat steaks doesn't look or taste at all like animal meat.
Perfect Father's Day Gift:
The handsome Brighton Bi-Fold wallet by The Vegan Collection is a distinguished and elegant accessory that is 100% vegan and cruelty free. It’s a good thing that the Brighton is made of a durable and sturdy construction because it will be a favorite item in your accessory collection. It’s also a lightweight wallet and will fit great in front or back pocket. It sports a contemporary canvas exterior with a small The Vegan Collection logo tag on the front face of the wallet. The roomy interior of the Brighton Bi-Fold wallet is made of 100% Synthetic Microfiber (polyurethane derivative) and includes 5 card slots, 2 interior slip pockets, a large bill pocket and a clear ID slot. This attractive eco-friendly wallet has been manufactured under the Ethical Fair Trade practices in India. $24
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