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Vegan Travel Guide: Pittsburgh, PA

Vegan Travel Guide: Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh vegans win the hardcore vegan award in my book. Saturday, July 30, 2016, was one of the nastiest days of rain I have experienced at an outdoor event, and there were people lined up at the information booth at 10 am for the 250 goodie bags that got distributed at 11 am.

Is it more expensive to be vegan?

Is it more expensive to be vegan?

You can save around $750 a year compared to a diet that follows the federal MyPlate nutrition guidelines. Vegan diets are cheaper than eating meat, and provide fruits, vegetables, and whole grains that are considered to be integral to healthy eating.

10 Tips for Building Lean Muscle on a Vegan Diet

10 Tips for Building Lean Muscle on a Vegan Diet

As vegans, we are always asked where we get our protein. Bodybuilders and athletes are even more concerned about their protein intake. Guilt Free Vegan gives us ten Tips for Building Lean Muscle on a Vegan Diet. You want your total protein intake to be between 10-15% of total calories when working to build muscle. High protein vegan foods include Lentils, tofu, black beans, Quinoa, Amaranth, soy milk, Green Peas, Artichokes, Hemp Seeds, Oatmeal, Pumpkin Seeds, Chia Seeds, Tempeh, Hemp Milk, Edamame, Spinach, Black Eyed Peas, Broccoli, Asparagus, Green Beans, Almonds, Spirulina, Tahini, Nutritional Yeast, Chickpeas, Peanut Butter, and many more.