Resources

Veganuary. Ready to take the plunge and try out veganism? Veganuary hopes that you will take the pledge to go vegan for the month of January, and perhaps for the rest of the year as well! Whatever time of year, however, Veganuary offers the opportunity make an online pledge to ‘go vegan’ for a month, as well as plenty of resources to help you along the way.

Certified Vegan: Vegan.Org – Have you ever wondered who puts the “Certified Vegan” label on your groceries, beauty products, and more? Well, these are the folks who do. Vegan.Org is the ultimate go-to website for learning about veganism, how to educate others on veganism, and how products become certified.

The Vegan Society. What is the Vegan Society? It’s the place that started it all by being the first to use the word “vegan.” Like Vegan.Org, The Vegan Society also seeks to label food as “vegan” to help us vegans feel safe when eating various products. Likewise, The Vegan Society offers a plethora of vegan recipes to tips on how to live a vegan lifestyle beyond dietary choices.

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). While PETA often gets a bad rep for being “too extreme,” PETA’s website is almost an encyclopedia for information on how to become vegan.. PETA offers vegans guides on how to eat vegan, dress vegan, and more, as well as information on the latest news regarding animal cruelty and how you can help.

Vegan.com. So you’ve decided to go vegan, but you don’t know where to start. Vegan.com provides a solid breakdown for how to pursue a vegan lifestyle. Many of these tips can be easily downloaded and printed as well, including cookbooks and recipes. Moreover, Vegan.com offers information on where and how to become an activist for animals.

Mercy for Animals. Are you interested in getting involved and joining the movement against factory farming and animal cruelty? Mercy for Animals seeks to investigate cases of animal cruelty and go after the individuals inflicting the abuse. You can get involved and volunteer to become an activist yourself, and if that’s not your style, Mercy for Animals also accepts donations.

Vegan Food & Living. Looking to read about the latest vegan recipes, trends, and news? Vegan Food & Living is a U.K. based magazine from which you can subscribe and receive print magazines on your doorstep, or simply read online. Not only can you broaden your scope of what a vegan diet looks like, but also about how to make your dating life, beauty regimes, and fitness routines better reflect your vegan lifestyle.

TheVeganKind. Many online stores are now offering monthly subscriptions in which you receive a box with a variety of your favorite beauty products, snacks, or dog treats (whatever suits your interest). TheVeganKind is just that but it caters to us vegans! While based in the U.K., TheVeganKind offers global shipping and is ready to deliver a plethora of vegan products right to your door.

Healthy Vegan Recipes for the Family. Trying to convince your family to go vegan? The Konikoff Dentistry’s website includes a variety of vegan sources, which include general tips on adopting a vegan lifestyle to cheat sheets for making standard recipes vegan. There are also several vegan recipes your entire family will enjoy, from entrees to desserts. This page was recommended by some of my readers, whom specifically recommend trying the Banana Berry Breakfast Smoothie (Check it out here!).

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