• Beauty

    Urban Decay Serves up Vegan Palette

    Did you know¬† that Carmine (also called Crimson Lake, Cochineal, Natural Red 4, C.I. 75470, or E120), which is found in human food, pet food, baby products and cosmetics, is made of the ground bodies of a females insect that feeds on cacti? How awesome is that? Not very. First…

  • Animal Welfare

    Food Inc

    Yesterday I tricked my meat munching boyfriend into watching Robert Kenner’s Documentary Food Inc with me. The film examines the industrial production of meat (chicken, beef, and pork) grains and vegetables (primarily corn and soy beans), the heavy use of petroleum-based chemicals (largely pesticides and fertilizers), and the promotion of…

  • Blog

    Fake this Fake that…

    Can I just say how ridiculous it is when people call vegan food “fake”? I get that there are faux (chicken, beef, shrimp, etc…) products and replacements for things like eggs and butter but honestly, they’re still food. Real food. Most of them are closer to food than any of…