Everyday Nutrition: Should We Cut Out Sugar and Oil?

By Anya Todd, R.D., L.D.

As a new vegan mom, I am finding it hard to follow a “no oil, no sugar diet” with my kids. What are your thoughts on this issue? Personally, there is no way in Hades that I would follow a […]

Top 5 Tips: Being Vegan in a Family of Omnivores

By Stephanie Dreyer

I have been asked a lot lately how I manage being vegan in a family of omnivores. Chickpea Magazine recently published an article I wrote with my advice and the popular vegan blog, World of Vegan, also shared my must-have […]

10 Ideas to Help Plan a Perfect Birthday Celebration

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor

As a character in one of my favorite classic TV shows, The A-Team, would say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” I’m a planner. I like parties. Put the two together, and I’m pretty stoked. But planning parties […]

Vegan-at-Law: Where is Humane Education Mandated by Law?

By Ashlee Cartwright

Are you aware that there are state laws requiring humane education be taught in your child’s school? The list of states is too short, in my opinion, but at least some states have recognized the importance of teaching our children […]

Cows Cry Too : A Vegan Children’s Book

By Anna Holden

The idea behind Cows Cry Too was born just over a decade ago. I was a single mom raising my daughter vegan in an overwhelmingly non-vegan world. While I had been vegetarian since I was 12 years old, I was […]

Better Living on a Budget: Take-In Instead of Takeout

By Marie Levey-Pabst

Before I was vegan, I regularly ate out two or three times per week, including a couple nights of takeout. There was little I enjoyed more than ordering Indian food and having it arrive at my door, complete with steaming […]

Everyday Nutrition: Is Carageenan Safe for My Family?

By Anya Todd, R.D., L.D.

I hear people talk about carrageenan. What is it, and is it safe to feed to my family? People certainly are talking about this red seaweed derivative that is often used to thicken food products. So, what is all the […]

Ask Erika: Create a Holiday Kindness Calendar!

By Erika Krebs

Dear Erika, It’s easy to get caught up in the consumerism of the holidays. I want to use the holidays as a time to teach my children that it’s not all about toys and presents. Any ideas? –Charlotte, Gainesville, FL […]

The First (Vegan Family) Thanksgiving

By Jonathan Auyer

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. You have food, family, friends—plus it’s Fall! An explosion of colorful foliage and chilly morning walks and warm coats. Nothing beats this time of year, and more than previous years, […]

Ask Erika: Vegan Thanksgiving Traditions

By Erika Krebs

Dear Erika, This is our first year celebrating the holidays as vegans. I want to recreate the Thanksgiving traditions without meat, but turkey seems to be such the staple for this holiday. What do you suggest in order to change […]

Buy a Generation Veggie T-Shirt!

By Reannon Branchesi

We are excited to offer limited edition T-shirts for sale for your whole veggie family! Click here to view all the T-shirts available.  Generation Veggie is a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers, and we have big plans for 2016. […]

Top 7 Thanksgiving Books for Compassionate Kids

By Jessica Almy

Thanksgiving can be a great time for veggie families to celebrate turkeys and compassionate choices. Here are a few books to get started! 1. Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving Dinner An enjoyable book that’s perfect for beginning readers, Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving Dinner […]

Dear Prudence, Vegan Moms Aren’t Crazy

By Reannon Branchesi

Earlier today, Slate’s “Dear Prudence” advice column took on the challenge of a non-vegan grandma refusing to provide vegan snacks to her grandchildren while watching them after school. Rather than providing helpful advice, Prudence chose instead to chastise the mother […]

Products We Love: Teeth & Gum

By Jennifer Bates

Toothpaste: JĀSÖN’s Kids Only! ToothpasteAll natural, the Kids Only! toothpaste is free of fluoride, saccharine, SLS, and artificial flavors. It has a nice fruity taste that kids really seem to like. The squeeze tube is ideal for kids older than […]

Everyday Nutrition: Vitamins B12 and D for Babies?

By Anya Todd, R.D., L.D.

Our 1-year-old just weaned off formula, and now I’m thinking about vitamin B12 and vitamin D. What should I do to make sure she continues to get enough of these vitamins? You are right to be concerned about these two […]