Tag: Vegan

In New Zealand, McDonald’s new McVeggie burger is not strictly vegetarian

(CNN) – McDonald’s New Zealand has launched its McVeggie burger, but there’s a catch that could leave meat-free patrons dismayed: It’s not strictly vegetarian. The McVeggie, served with cheese and garlic mayonnaise, includes a patty made of potato, corn, carrot and onion. So far, so good. However, a disclaimer from the fast food company on its website advises that […]

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Vegan man sues Burger King, claims Impossible Whopper cooked alongside meat

A man is suing Burger King because the meatless Impossible Whopper is cooked on the same grill as meat products, the lawsuit alleges. The class action lawsuit, filed Monday in the Southern District of Florida, claims that although the burger chain advertises its vegan option as meat-free, it is contaminated by meat by-product because it’s […]

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The Dairy Farmer Who Wants to Make Milk for Vegans

This article appears in VICE Magazine’s 2019 Profiles Issue. This edition looks to the future by zeroing in on the underrecognized writers, scientists, musicians, critics, and more that will shape our world next year. They are “the Other 2020” to watch. Click HERE to subscribe to the print edition. Seven cows sunned themselves in a […]

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Everything Worth Ordering On Taco Bell’s ‘Fake Meat’-Free Vegetarian Menu

It wasn’t that long ago that finding cheap meat-free dining options when you were on the road or super high meant subsisting on ordering sides or making endless substitutions. No more. With White Castle, Carl’s Jr., Burger King, Subway, Del Taco, and other joints opting to serve Beyond and Impossible faux meats over the past […]

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Sourdough Tempura Veggies with Tomato Jam Recipe

Servings: 4Prep time: 15 minutesTotal time: 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients for the tomato jam:1 1/2 pounds|675 grams diced tomatoes3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup white vinegar 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced1 sprig thyme for the sourdough tempura batter:4 1/2 ounces|125 grams refreshed starter 3/4 cup|200 ml beer2 tablespoons vodka1/2 cup|70 grams fresh wheat flour 1/2 […]

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Sampling some vegan treats to get ready for Hampton Roads VegFest on Coast Live

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Stuffed squash, chocolate chip cookies and pumpkin pie are just a few of the great vegan foods that we tried today, but there will be plenty more available at the upcoming Hampton Roads VegFest. Laura Cascada and Liz Hernandez join us to talk about […]

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Vegan Says That She’s ‘Poisoned for Life’ After Accidentally Being Served Sausage Roll

This year was just two days old when Greggs, the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom, announced on Twitter that it would finally release a vegan version of its beloved sausage rolls. The accompanying video—30 seconds of two pastry-wrapped rolls floating in what we assume was supposed to be space—was watched more than 5 […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 21 & 22: A ‘Slutty Vegan’ Is Likely the Only Kind of Vegan I Want to Be

Photo: Cameron Mitchell (Slutty Vegan) Yesterday was Beyoncé’s 38th birthday, y’all…and today is blessedly the day I officially give up trying to do anything with the Virgo-fueled laser focus of Beyoncé. (Fun fact: My mom and sister are also Virgos, and each could’ve told you it was likely never gonna happen for my easily distracted […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 18-20: I Found an Oasis in a (Food) Desert

Chef Laforce BakerPhoto: LaForce Baker/Moon Meals Yes, I stayed vegan throughout the Labor Day weekend (so, sadly, no barbecues for me on the unofficial last weekend of summer). And yes, I’m ready for this 22 Days experiment to be over—not because I hate plant-based eating (quite to the contrary—it’s fine), but because I’m faced with […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 17: Is There a Message in This Bottle?

Photo: Maiysha Kai I am not a breakfast person. I readily accept that it’s the most important meal of the day (because Michelle Obama told me so), but it’s rarely one I’m inclined to eat first thing in the morning (which the celebrity-endorsed nutritionist I used to see told me is exactly when I should […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 16: Yes, I Can Cook, Too

Photo: Maiysha Kai You know, I saw this whole thing going differently in my mind. I had visions of puttering around my kitchen every weekend, spatula in hand, hair wrapped and apron around my waist, whipping up savory vegan dishes the way I have many a Sunday roast chicken dinner or Thanksgiving feast, and turning […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 10: Have Some Carbs With Your Reduced Carbon Footprint

So, about that time baker’s dozen from Angelic Bakehouse arrived on my doorstep…Photo: Maiysha Kai Fun fact, unbeknownst to me before attempting the 22 Days Nutrition challenge: according to PETA (who would definitely know), most bread is vegan (clearly, I haven’t been making a lot of bread). It was a fact lost on me, since […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 7: The Way to a Vegan’s Heart Is Through Her Stomach

Yes, he can cook, too.Photo: Maiysha Kai A wise commenter once said, “Girl, never go on a date hungry. Also, never decline date continuation suggestions after he’s seen your makeup drip and your hair swell up like Donna Summer!” 22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? First date […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills?

Photo: Maiysha Kai There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wondered […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 4,5 & 6: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills?

Photo: Maiysha Kai There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wondered […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 3: I Really Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter

You will pry this butter from my cold, dead hands…in fact, just bury it with me.Photo: Maiysha Kai Fun fact: I love toast. In the days that I attempted to lead a low-carb life, toast was what I missed the most—closely followed by grits, and sweet potatoes, and popcorn, and…wait. Maybe I just love vehicles […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions

Photo: iStock You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publicly sharing what could most accurately be described as […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater?

Does this Thai make me look fat?Photo: iStock First date day, and I’ve already cheated—not that I’m a cheater, as I had to assure my date before my first day was done, but some experiences are just too irresistible to resist. In fact, this cheat felt so organic, I didn’t even notice until after the […]

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