Is Gelatin Vegan?

Answer: no, not usually. Gelatin is an additive that is frequently used to bind food products or make them jellied or gummy. Most often, it is produced from animal sources including bones, skin, ligaments, hooves,… There are vegetable based alternatives…

Is Soy Cheese Vegan?

Now just stop. I know what you are thinking, “duh, of course soy cheese is vegan!” But you’d be wrong in some cases. That’s right, there is NON-VEGAN soy cheese out there. It’s labeled “lactose free”, which does not imply…

Are Luna Bars Vegan?

Many Luna Bars are vegan. An offshoot of Clif Bar, Luna is a vegan friendly energy bar. They have fewer calories than their “bigger brother,” the Clif Bar. They are marketed towards women, with the tag line “wellness for women,”…

Is Okonomi Sauce Vegan?

Answer: sometimes Okonomi sauce is a traditional Japanese sauce that is a combination of red sauce and soy sauce. Think salty and sweet. Unfortunately, it is sometimes made with Worcestershire Sauce (not vegan, normally, due to anchovies) and Dashi, which…