California Prisons Serving Vegan Options

Bella Breakdown When you hear prison food you probably think of something that resembles pig slop. And honestly, you are probably right. California State Senator Nancy Skinner is trying to change this perception. She is proposing a bill that will offer inmates healthy, plant based options. So if any inmates are vegan, they will have the option to remain that way even when behind bars. If the bill is passed, California prisons will be required to provide inmates vegan option. Skinner thinks this is important because a vegan diet would allow for a healthier diet. Hospitals and nursing homes...

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This Is the Most Vegan-Friendly City In The World

Bella Breakdown According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Los Angeles, California has embraced a meat and dairy free dining culture better than anyone else in the country. With popular vegan dinning options like Gratitude, Crossroads and Shojin, it’s no wonder that the city was dubbed the ‘most vegan-friendly city in the world.’ But that’s not where it ends. Of course, there must be a celebration! DJ, animal rights activist and vegan, Moby, will be hosting said party. The philanthropist has his own vegan cocktail bar in New York City, called Ladybird. On May 15th,...

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Milk Made With Yeast (Like Beer)!

Bella Breakdown A new milk is on the rise! This is not your average nut, oat or soy milk. This new milk is made with fermented yeast (yes, like beer). It has no soy, gluten, or lactose which makes it vegan-friendly. Fortunately, you will find the same nutrients and proteins that you find in cow’s milk. The yeast ferments and turns to sugar, therefore the creation of this milk is a lot like the production of beer. Producing this milk is cleaner and way more efficient than animal farming. It could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 65%! Yeast...

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Vegan Vending Machines Do Exist!

Bella Breakdown If you are trying to eat healthy, then the vending machine struggle is probably very real for you. You’re starving, you need food ASAP, but all the vending machine has is candy and unhealthy snacks. What do you do? Well, if you had a vegan vending machine at your place of work or wherever you frequent the vending machine, this problem would cease to exist! Enter the vegan vending machine. Yes, it’s as wonderful as it sounds. Even if you don’t consider yourself a vegan, it’s still great to have such healthy options in such a convenient...

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These Vegan Smoothies Are The Perfect Addition To Any Diet

Bella Breakdown Smoothies make for great snacks or meal replacements. Not only can you make some pretty tasty smoothies, they can be power-packed with nutrients and anti-oxidants that your body will thank you for. Whether you’re on a diet or just looking to add some healthy options to your life, these vegan smoothie add-on options are not only delicious but super healthy! Add these three vegan-friendly supplements to your next smoothie: 1. Chia seeds: they are a great source of vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. This gives you some added energy and can help curb cravings. 2. Moringa Powder:...

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