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No (Need For) Whey
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WHEN PIGS FLY
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Vegan En Vogue • Designers are dumping fur, innovative companies are developing plant-based leathers, and flowers are replacing feathers. Vegan fashion has come a long way since plasticky coats were the go-to option. Author Mark Hawthorne explores the latest trends in apparel that make you feel as good as you look.
THE VegNews HOT LIST • NEVER HAS VEGAN LIVING BEEN SO TRENDY. But don’t confuse all the incredible leaps and bounds in the world of plant-based food, fashion, beauty, media, finance, and legislation for fads: this is one trend that’s here to stay. Want to stay ahead of the curve? As the vegan movement continues to work toward a more compassionate and sustainable future, VegNews editors dive into today's hottest trends that are making that future a reality. From mushroom leather and fast food to multimillion-dollar celebrity investments, the world of veganism has never been hotter.
SMALL PLATES, Big Flavor • TAPAS NIGHT IS BACK on the social calendar this spring, and TV-host-slash-vegan-entertainment-guru DAISY FUENTES and VegNews Food Editor EDDIE GARZA take us on a mouthwatering vegan journey across Spain—one party plate at a time.
Takeout Fakeout • Deep-fried oyster mushrooms step in for chicken in this cluck-free version of a fast-food classic.
Green Goodness • Peppery greens and bright herbs topped with crisp spring vegetables will have you springing into good health (and meals) all season long.
Treasured Tradition • Slow-stewed wild mushrooms and velvety butter beans star in this vegan nod to a legendary Jamaican mainstay.
Have Your Cake • Looking for a showstopper of a dessert? This plant-based spin on an iconic Latin American dessert is sure to impress.
Happy Accidents • What to do when hunger strikes and you’re fresh out of organic kelp jerky and vegan white cheddar puffs made from upcycled food waste? Head to your everyday convenience store! The world of vegan snacks has exploded, and you can find scrumptious hidden treasures free from animal ingredients virtually everywhere you look. VegNews editors studied ingredient labels and taste-tested dozens of just-so-happen-to-be-vegan snacks, and these are 10 of our favorites.
The New Soul of New York • Homestyle potato salad, warm skillet cornbread, and Southern-fried lasagna are putting...