Is Paneer Vegan?

Answer: No I know what you are thinking, paneer looks and feels like tofu cubes. But it is not. Instead, paneer is a traditional Indian cheese product. That’s right, cheese. Or cheese like, really. So no, not vegan. BUT, vegetarians…

Is Carmine Vegan?

Not Vegan. Carmine is a red dye used to color food products and cloth. It is created by crushing the dried body of the female cochineal beetle (Dactylopius confusus), which produces copious amounts of red fluid. More details are available…

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 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 Wasabi Vegan?

Answer: Yes! Wasabi may be a mysterious looking substance, but it’s ingredients are quite simple. Wasabi is actually a plant. It grows leafy shoots (also edible) but the real power punch is in the root. The root is traditionally grated…