Activist first, vegan second.

Fishing boats in Thailand near the shore.

I'd like to think we're all in this together, and we share the same goals. However, every now and then I realize that "for the animals" only goes so far, and that's when I start to realize it's just not far enough for me. Read More »

Review: Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw

The cover for Gena Hamshaw's new vegan book, Choosing Raw

Gena Hamshaw, the voice behind the Choosing Raw blog, has released her first cookbook, and Katie recently worked her way through it to help you decide if it needs to be a part of your collection. Read More »

Review: Salad Samurai by Terry Hope Romero

The cover of Terry Hope Romero's Salad Samurai cookbook

Chances are, you already have a cookbook by Terry Hope Romero on your shelf, but Katie Hay took the time to try many of the recipes from Salad Samurai to see if you need to add another. Read More »

Review: New So Delicious Products

So Delicious No Sugar Added and Gluten Free Vegan Ice Cream

Reviewing products is no easy task, let alone when those products include ice cream, right? Find out whether or not Raquel Moreno was up to the challenge, and just what she thought of the new So Delicious no sugar added and gluten free products. Read More »

Home is where the what is?

My Vida Vegan Con mug finds a new home in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

Where exactly is home, and just how does a vegan magazine fit into the topic? Stay with me for a little bit and you just might find out. Read More »

Liberate VegNews: There is an alternative

Feist the cat helping me work on T.O.F.U.

The truth behind Joseph Connelly's Liberate VegNews campaign is much different than what he would have you believe, and I'm happy to say that, despite past personal issues with partners, the only liberation T.O.F.U. is interested in is for the animals. Read More »