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BREAKING: Domino's Set To Trial Vegan Cheese Pizza In The UK A brand-new vegan pizza option has been spotted on the Domino's Pizza web app, sparking speculation the chain is set to officially launch vegan pizza in the UK. Currently, the trial only seems to be taking place at selected stores, with the new option so far being spotted at Domino's Pizza Durham.

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97-Year-Old Woman Becomes Vegan And Feels "Wonderful" 97-year-old Anne Fraser, who turned vegan at the age of 96, has said the change to a vegan diet has left her feeling "wonderful". After turning vegan shortly before her 96th birthday, Mrs Fraser said that she could never go back to eating animal products.

Peanut Butter Caramel Apples Bring those fond memories of state fairs and fall festivals back to life-or make some new autumn memories of your own-with a batch of caramel apples.

Your VEGAN News Digest New data collected by market research firm Nielsen suggests that the plant-based meat industry could soon become a $10 billion industry. The data shows that sales of plant-based foods totalled $3.7 billion in the past 12 months, which is a growth of 17%.

10 Perfect Warming Spice Vegan Recipes Just in Time for Fall This list has some of the most delicious recipes that use fall spiced. Use the fall flavors to their full capacity!

The Amazing Healing Properties of Curcumin, The Yellow Pigment in Ginger and Turmeric Turmeric’s secret ingredient curcumin is loaded with health benefits. To find out what they are, take a look at this deep dive into why turmeric is healthy, what is curcumin, and how curcumin helps your body.

15 Plant-Based Recipes That Can Help Your Inflammation What could help fight inflammation better? Amarilis Moldes's Rye Blueberry Muffins make a great treat for dessert or breakfast! For more inflammation-fighting recipes, take a look at our Food Monster App. With over 10,000 recipes right in the palm of your hand, you'll always have something delicious and new to try.

InstaInspo: Pho, Strawberry Donuts, and Other Tasty Vegan Food We Found On Instagram This Week! This week, we've discovered falafel bowls, tuna melts, and dumplings. We've also included some similar recipes from our Food Monster App that you can make at home! @bewellwithemily posted these delicious-looking nachos from @nativefoodscafe, and we're getting hungry just looking at them!

Sans, New Vegan-Friendly Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn At Sans, located in Brooklyn, New York, and opened by Chef Champ Jones they are trying to spice things up in the plant-based community.

Blogger Spotlight: Heidi Turunen of Rawlicious Delicious! This week, we shine our blogger spotlight on Heidi Turunen, the owner of Rawlicious Delicious! We love that Heidi's desserts are not only beautiful and delicious but also raw, vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, using great natural ingredients. She doesn't only bring us dessert recipes, either: her dinner recipes are just as delightful!

From Fried Brussels Sprouts to Pecan Pie: 10 Vegan Recipes That Went Viral Last Week! Keep reading to find out which recipes were so awesome that they went viral last week! Then make them for yourself, because they clearly aren't your ordinary dishes - they're even tastier! The best part? All of these recipes can be found on our mobile app, Food Monster!

10 New and Upcoming Vegan Restaurants of 2018 As plant-based diets continue to grow in popularity, due to their benefits on both an environmental and ethnical level, new vegan eateries keep popping up all over the country, and even the world! These restaurants give even the most stubborn skeptics a chance to experience just how rich, flavorful, and satisfying vegan food can be.

Over 10,000 Guests Expected At China's First Vegan Festival China's first ever vegan festival, the Pop Plant-Based festival, is being held on the 22nd/23rd September and is expected to attract well over 10,000 guests. Over 100 vendors will be at the festival, and will take place in the International Art Plaza at the Today Art Museum.

Pret A Manger Debuts Vegan-Friendly Fall Menu! Starting on the 25th of September, Pret will be launching a new menu that will include a plethora of vegan treats and snacks, alongside its coexisting range of vegan options!

Veggie Grill Opens In Berkeley, California! Veggie Grill, one of the most popular and largest vegan fast food chains in the country, has just opened another location in Berkeley, California!

KFC Pressured To Add Vegan Chicken To Menu Animal rights activists and vegan consumers have been urging KFC to add a vegan option to its menu after it announced earlier in the year that it was trialling veggie recipes. PETA has submitted a petition to KFC, asking them to make their future vegetarian option 100% animal free.

PecanCookieDay! Celebrate With These 15 Awesome Pecan Treat Ideas We decided to celebrate Pecan Cookie Day the best way we know how: by scouring our Food Monster App to find you the very best pecan cookies, brownies, bars, bites and more! Whip up some of these recipes to celebrate an amazing holiday. For an amazing cookie to sweeten your day, try Gretchen Price's Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies!

10 Calcium Supplements For Healthy Living on a Dairy-Free or Plant-Based Diet How to get calcium on a vegan diet is important. Please check out these calcium supplements to make sure you get everything your body needs!

Watermelon Gazpacho This vegan watermelon gazpacho gets its spicy kick from fresh jalapeños and chili powder, while diced cucumber and jicama add a cool bit of crunch. Best of all, the recipe comes together in just 15 minutes. To pick a nice, juicy watermelon, look for the yellow "field spot" that indicates the fruit has been ripening on the ground.

Earthling Ed To Open Vegan Diner In Central London Vegan activist Earthling Ed has announced that he will be opening a non-profit vegan diner in central London to raise money for grassroots animal rights movement SURGE. The restaurant, Unity Diner, will be opening its doors in Hoxton, East London.

The Value of the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate: A Graduate's Review As a writer, blogger and speaker in the field of diet and health, I am very glad that I earned a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell. Here are my primary reasons for feeling that way; they go far beyond just the knowledge that you will gain from the course.

Fiber, Gift Boxes, and the Four Rules of Healthy Eating with Sid Garza-Hillman When you invite Sid Garza-Hillman, certified nutritionist and author of Approaching the Natural, onto your podcast, you never know where the conversation may lead. It could be cold showers, or even not showering at all… Or in the case of today's episode, poop.

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