Topic: vegan

The Sandy Hook Argument We Don’t Need To Have: Whether The Shooter Was Vegan

The Sandy Hook Argument We Don't Need To Have: Whether The Shooter Was Vegan

Since the deaths of 20 students and 6 teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary school, everyone we know has been arguing over which arguments to have, and when to have them. But one argument that’s emerged since Monday is so irrelevant, it’s shocking: The fact that the shooter, Adam Lanza, was vegan. Because we write about diet and veganism on Blisstree, it seems like a story we should weigh in on. But frankly, it’s only worth bringing up to say that it’s offensive. More »

5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

What’s great about Thanksgiving? Lots of things, but pumpkin is one of them. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin casserole and pumpkin desserts. All of which taste great, but are not always easy to make if you’re going vegan. So we did a little digging and found five pumpkin-inspired desserts for Thanksgiving that are all sans dairy. Even if you’re not vegan, you have to admit, these look pretty awesome. Take a look: More »

I Used To Mock Vegetarians…Until I Became One (And Made A Movie About It)

I Used To Mock Vegetarians...Until I Became One (And Made A Movie About It)

Director Marisa Miller Wolfson openly admits that she used to make fun of her vegetarians friends. But, like most vegetarians and vegans, she had a come-to-tofu moment when she watched a small, independent film about the meat industry. So she wrote, edited, and directed her own. It’s called Vegucated, and it’s required viewing for meat-eaters and non-meat-eaters alike. More »

Seabirds Vegan Food Truck: One Woman’s Healthy Revolution For Street Food

Seabirds Vegan Food Truck: One Woman's Healthy Revolution For Street Food

If you watch the Food Network, chances are you’ve tuned into the Great Food Truck Race at some point–or you’ve at least heard of it. While food trucks are a definite step up from traditional sidewalk carts (think: boiled peanuts and hot dogs), the latest and greatest food trucks are offering a healthier variety–and quite possibly changing the way America eats.

At least that’s the goal of  Stephanie Morgan, owner of Seabirds Food Truck whose California vegan truck has appeared on the Food Network. More »

NFL Star Arian Foster Is A Vegan; Still A Damn Good Football Player

NFL Star Arian Foster Is A Vegan; Still A Damn Good Football Player

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster recently became a vegan, a fact broadcasted to millions of NFL viewers on Saturday when Arian’s sample meal plan showed up on the screen during a game. Arian’s diet of veggies and quinoa has been controversial in the offseason, but I hope his new eating habits will open people’s minds to the fact that meat isn’t always necessary to be a great athlete.
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