Silencing Fern

Fern pushed a chair out of the way and ran outdoors. The grass was wet and the earth smelled of springtime. Fern’s sneakers were sopping by the time she caught up with her father. “Please don’t kill it,” she sobbed. “It’s unfair.” “Fern,” he said gently, “you will have to learn to control yourself.” “Control […]

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R E S P E C T

 Find Out What It Means to the Humane Society of the United States Last week, we posted about an event sponsored by HSUS in Colorado called “Hoofin’ It,” in which people were encouraged to go to several restaurants throughout Denver to eat the dead bodies of animals. HSUS helped pay to have bison, sheep, pigs, […]

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Ask a Vegan: How Can I Get Motivated to Stop Eating Animals?

Down to Earth Advice from Four All American Vegans We are typical American family: Mom and Dad, teenaged daughter and a pre-teen son. We live in the burbs. We drive a mini-van. We eat white bread, love baseball and a good barbeque on the Fourth of July. To look at us, you’d never suspect that […]

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All American Vegan Just Got a Whole Lot Better…

The second edition of All American Vegan is now on sale exclusively though Amazon. Not only has the price come down from $29.95 (hardcover, full color, first edition) to under $10 (paperback, black & white, second edition), but it has been expanded to include money saving tips, the myth of humane meat, a dining out […]

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A Ready-Made Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and whether you are a procrastinator who has yet to decide what will be on your menu or someone who doesn’t like to cook, you’re in luck. Our simple heat n’ serve Thanksgiving meal is not only vegan, quick, and easy, it is delicious, too. Today, vegans can enjoy […]

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Making Halloween a Cakewalk

This Halloween we ordered each of our kids a Cakewalk Baking Company “Halloween Gift Box.” The first vegan bakery in Utah, Cakewalk Baking Company has been offering holiday-themed vegan gift baskets for several years now: for Halloween, Easter, and even Festivus. We’ve been meaning to give them a try for a while, and this morning, our […]

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A Very Vegan Halloween 2013

There was a time when Halloween was a holiday of deprivation for vegans. A time when we turned off the porch lights, closed the drapes, and pretended we weren’t home. We had nothing to offer the kids that would rival the treats from our neighbors and we certainly did not want the tricks. So we […]

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Ask a Vegan: Is Honey Vegan?

Down to Earth Advice from Four All American Vegans We are typical American family: Mom and Dad, teenaged daughter and a pre-teen son. We live in the burbs. We drive a mini-van. We eat white bread, love baseball and a good barbeque on the Fourth of July. To look at us, you’d never suspect that […]

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Vegan Drumsticks: For the Kid in All of Us

A treat that will take you back to the carefree summers of your childhood, when the little bell signaled the arrival of the ice cream man and all was right with the world (or at least you thought so). You are now older and wiser and much less naïve. But that doesn’t mean you can’t […]

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Ask a Vegan: Is Sugar Vegan?

Down to Earth Advice from Four All American Vegans We are typical American family: Mom and Dad, teenaged daughter and a pre-teen son. We live in the burbs. We drive a mini-van. We eat white bread, love baseball and a good barbeque on the Fourth of July. To look at us, you’d never suspect that […]

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