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Sour Cream Alternative

Everyone loves sour cream on baked potatoes. They go together like peas and carrots. Cake and frosting. Banana bread and nuts. They just do. We know that's a generalization of enormous proportions, but we feel strongly about it.

Now, if you don't happen to belong to the Sour Cream Lover's Association, you can stop reading now. But if you do belong to it and you also happen to be vegan then you'll want to know this one simple little trick.


Turmeric has been given the crown of glory, the gem of all gems, the magic wand status when it comes to treating everything from inflammation to gastrointestinal disorders.

But is it all that and a bag of chips? Read on; the answer may surprise you!

Understanding The Label

2,275 dollars. That's the value of food being tossed each year by the average American household due to the confusion over "SELL BY," "BEST BY," and "USE BY" dates.

We're getting to the bottom of all that label reading. Read on and find out what it all means.

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices can either make or break your recipe. Learning how to use them is essential for any good cook, but that can be a little tricky. Not only is there an infinite number of herbs and spices to choose from, each one seems to come with its own set of rules.

Vegan Wine

Wine lovers know that not all wines are created equal. And, as it turns out, not all wines are vegan either.

The clarification process that occurs in wine-making is called fining. This process filters the wine by using such substances as albumin (egg whites), casein (milk protein), gelatin (animal protein), and isinglass (fish bladder protein).

Vegan Apps You Need To Download

You can now eat, drink, and avoid animal products without any guess work just by using vegan-friendly apps for your smartphone and other personal devices.

Being vegan has so many health and environmental benefits, but figuring out where to shop and dine can sometimes be a little tricky, particularly if you're just starting out. Vegan iPhone users can now get a little help with a variety of apps geared toward people who don't eat animal products.

Here are a few Apps that can help:


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