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Chris Paul • It’s no secret that nutritious vegan food can help improve one’s athletic performance. So it’s exciting to see more and more professional athletes making the switch to a plant-based lifestyle! Among these is NBA’s Chris Paul.
IN THE News
Chef Shenarri “Greens” Freeman Is Taking the NYC Culinary World by Storm • As a native Southerner and world traveler, Shenarri “Greens” Freeman knows a thing or two about rich flavors and textures. From working private events to cooking at plant-based restaurants Greedi Vegan and Cadence, Chef Shenarri veganizes comfort food like no other. Now, Chef Shenarri is a household name in New York’s food scene. So, what led this award-winning chef to her immense success? What are her thoughts on veganism? And what advice does she have for hopeful chefs? Keep reading to find out!
Great The Escape NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S The Stanford Inn IS THE ULTIMATE WELLNESS GETAWAY • ▸ With the conclusion of the hectic holiday season, it’s time for a reset! The Stanford Inn is the perfect destination to give your mind, body, and spirit some TLC. On the coast of California’s Mendocino Bay, this vegan wellness resort is bursting with wellness journey.
Sound Healing 101: Everything You Need to Know • Sound healing has become a hot topic over the past few years. But what is it, and how exactly can it have a positive impact on our bodies?
Everything You Need to Know About matcha + Our Favorite Spots to Grab a Cup • You know matcha for its rich, green color and as a nutritious way to start your morning, but it’s also great for a variety of other uses. Whether you’re baking cookies, blending smoothies, or whipping up an at-home facial, this versatile green powder is the multitasking, cooler older sister of basic green tea.
24 Hours in Orlando • Orlando, Florida is world-renowned for its theme parks, attractions, and proximity to some of the world’s best beaches. Lesser-known is its thriving vegan food scene featuring everything from decadent cream donuts to bold “bean” Wellingtons. Enjoy an adaptogenic latte while exploring the quaint North Orlando neighborhoods, and wrap up your day with a Peanut & Banana Torte on the Walt Disney World Resort property. If you can only give The City Beautiful your attention for one day, consider this your itinerary.
THE BESTVegan Spas NATIONWIDE • We know what you’re thinking, a spa that carries only vegan and cruelty-free products? This really exists? Yes, it does! These 100% vegan spas are here to help you unwind and recharge. From coast to coast, these spots feature luxurious, botanical-infused services that care for your body and mind. So, book your appointment and prepare to be pampered from head to toe!
10 BLACK-OWNED BEAUTY BRANDS TO ADD TO YOUR Self-Care Routine • If you’re looking to give yourself a deep cleanse from head to toe, searching for a new bold lipstick, or want to luxuriate in a lush bath, look no further! These Black-owned beauty brands are here to liven up your self-care routine. So, clear out that medicine cabinet and make room for your new go-to beauty products.
PRODUCTS WE LOVE
10 Spots for Gluten-Free, Vegan Desserts Across the US
OUR 10 FAVORITE SPOTS FOR Vegan Smoothies • One of our favorite ways to get fruits and veggies in is with smoothies! They’re perfect before the gym, as a midweek nutrition boost, or for a quick, on-the-go breakfast. Here’s our list of some great vegan-friendly smoothie spots across the US.
Breakfast Hash Bowl • There’s more to vegan breakfasts than oatmeal...