Tag Archives: Holidays

Foodie Tuesday: My Top 5 Vegan Easter Candy Picks

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With Easter right around the corner, you may be wondering what to get for your plant-based pals, especially if you are raising vegan children. Even if your child is twenty-one years old and lives far away, you still may want to get her some yummy Easter candy. (I’m just saying…) Luckily, I’ve compiled a list of the top vegan Easter candy that will make you salivate until Sunday. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Gifts To Make Your Vegan Valentine Swoon

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Finding the perfect V-Day gift your special someone can seem daunting, even impossible. When your valentine also happens to be a vegan, everyone’s go-to gift, a box of chocolates, usually isn’t an option. If you’re stressing about what to get your plant-based beau, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: 5 Last-Minute Gifts for the Vegan Fashionista

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With only five days left until Christmas, you still may be at a loss for what to get that special vegan fashionista on your list. Look no further—we’ve found the top five last-minute and affordable gifts that are both cruelty free and totally chic! Continue reading

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Food Porn Party: Potatoes, Polenta, and Pie

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Today, the iEG team is chowing down on some vegan Thanksgiving meals, but the past week has been full of festive treats! You can check “food porn” off your wishlist because we’ve got some right here! Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Your Guide to Holiday Parties

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While many use holiday parties as the perfect excuse to pig out, for vegans, it can mean a long night of starvation. When you’re hosting your own party, you can make sure that the menu is full of food that will please both vegans and omnivores, but when you go to a friend’s party, you’re at the mercy of their eating habits. Although many hostesses put out a veggie and hummus plate, that probably won’t be enough to sustain you throughout the night, especially if you’re getting into the holiday spirits. (Let’s give thanks that alcohol is almost always vegan.) Still, there are a few things you can do to ensure you won’t go hungry during the holiday season. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Move Over Tofurky

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When I was younger, I used to eat as little Thanksgiving turkey as I could get away with. Even when I was given the smallest piece of turkey, I still employed sophisticated strategies to avoid eating it (i.e. pushing the pieces around my plate). Since I never really liked turkey, I’m not a huge fan of Tofurkey either.

The highlight of Thanksgiving, for me, has always been the sides. From infancy, I adored stuffing and mashed potatoes. Even though I can eat solid foods with ease now, I still choose not to. This year, I’ll also be celebrating Thanks-giv-ukkah (that’s Thanksgiving and Hanukkah combined), so I decided to make one my favorite Hanukkah sides, potato latkes, with a sweet twist. I got a little carb crazy with these sides, but if you’re not eating carbs on Thanksgiving, then what exactly are you doing with your life? Continue reading

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