Plant-Based / Vegan Foods, Restaurants, and Resources

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Restaurants: Vegan / Plant-Based
Health & Nutritional Education / Reference
Getting Started on a Plant-Based Lifestyle
Health & Nutrition, Ingredients
Nutritional Shakes, Supplements, etc.
Recipes – How To's
Food Substitutions
Animal Welfare, Pets, Environment, Sustainability
Vegan Travel
Kitchen & Dining
General Health and Environment
Sustainable Living, Conservation, Zero Waste
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Restaurants: Vegan / Plant-Based


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Market Address Telephone Map Hours  
Flatbush Food Coop 1415 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(between Rugby and Marlborough Roads)
718-284-9717 Map Open 7 days a week:
7am - 11pm

Has lots of Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic goods.
You don't have to be a member to shop here.
Membership offers lots of savings. $25/per year for a total of $250, at which time you become a lifetime member.

Park Slope Food Coop 782 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Sat: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Sun: 6:00am - 7:30pm
You must be a member to shop. Membership is open to all.
Perelandra Natural Food Center 175 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(Between Court & Clinton St.)
Everyday 8:00am - 10:00pm  
May Wah Vegetarian Market 213 Hester Street, New York, NY 10013 877-668-2668 Map   Vegan meat substitutes.



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Health & Nutritional Education Reference


Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing and any other purpose.

While vegans follow an animal-free/plant-based diet, they also do not wear animals or use them for entertainment or any other purpose.

The word "vegan" was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson of the Vegan Society of the UK.



Education / Reference


Doctors, Nutritionists, Experts, etc.


GMOs (Genetically modified organism)

Not Milk


Psychology / Behavior / Carnism / Speciesism


Vegan Shopping



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Getting Started on a Plant-Based Lifestyle


Getting Started




Plant-based / Vegan Communities and Social Media Groups



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Foods, Ingredients, Vitamins, Minerals, etc.


Health Research and Warnings





Carrageenan is known to cause inflamation in the joints.

Vitamins, Minerals, etc.

Vegetarian Resource Group


Vitamin D (D3)

Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement. As a supplement it is used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency including rickets.


Vitamin B12





Nutritional Shakes, Plant-based Milks, Supplements, etc.

The following products are:

Silk Pure Almond Vanilla Almondmilk ~ (

Silk Pure Almondmilk ( ~ Dark Chocolate, 8 Ounce, 18 Count)

Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil (

Deva Vegan Vitamins Daily Multivitamin & Mineral Supplement 90 tablets (

Deva Nutrition Deva Vegan DHA-EPA Delayed Release 90 Count (

Doctor's Best Vitamin D3 2500IU with Vitashine D3, Non-GMO, Vegan, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Regulates Immune Function, Supports Healthy Bones, 60 Veggie Caps. (


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Nutritional Shakes

Vega One All-In-One Nutritional Shake

Garden of Life RAW Organic Meal

May 2016: Garden of Life's RAW Organic Meal has been reformulated without moringa leaf powder, and is back on the market.

Important: Feb 1, 2016: Voluntary recall by Garden of Life


Orgain Plant Based Organic Vegan Nutrition Shake


Vega Protein+ Ready to Drink Protein Shake



Blending Up the Smoothie Controversy



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Recipes – How To's

Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes

The Buddhist Chef

ADAPTT (Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow)

Plant Based on a Budget

SweetPotatoSoul (Jenné Claiborne)

Peaceful Cuisine (Ryoya Takashima)


Brown Vegan (Monique)

That Girl Cooks Healthy (Charlene)

Edgy Veg

Carrots & Flowers

Sweet Simple Vegan (Jasmine Briones)

Soy Free "Tofu"

Minimalist Baker (Dana & John)

Love & Lemons (Jeanine & Jack)

Oh She Glows (Angela)

Hot for Food (Lauren Toyota)

Vegan Food Is Real Food

Vegan Yums

Vegan Foody

The Vegan Zombie

Still Current Studios Recipe Features

Vegan Richa

Vegan Yack Attack

We Are So Vegan

Eat Like You Give Damn

48 Vegan Chinese Recipes

Plant Based on a Budget



Cook Books


Vegan Amino


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Food Substitutions






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Animal Welfare, Pets, Environment, Sustainability


The effects of Animal agriculture / factory farming on the environment and animal welfare, testing, entertainment, fashion:


#FACT: Raising animals for food produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all forms of transportation combined.



Dairy Industry

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Seedsheet allows you to grow your own herbs, spices, and vegetables, from curated and pre-designed gardening kits which already include nonGMO seeds within dissolvable pouches. Simply place your Seedsheet on top of soil, add water, and convert your windowsill, stoop, yard, or roof into your own personal farmers market.


Sustainability / Zero Waste

Tissues vs handkerchiefs



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Vegan Travel

Vegan Travel Guide

What to Eat in Tulum, Mexico (+ A Mini City Guide)


VegVisits is a place for vegans and vegetarians worldwide to book overnight accommodations or kitchens by the hour at the homes of locals while traveling ? or to rent out your own!



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Kitchen & Dining


Pressure Cooker

A pressue cooker is versitle piece of hardware to have in your kitchen.

Some people have concerns/fears of pressure cookers, but many of the current models have additional safety features. Make sure to read, not skim, the owner's manual before using one.

It takes time for the water to boil and proper pressure to build up. Any where from 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the quantity of water and the wattage of the unit. If you could cook the food via conventional means in 20 minutes or less, then maybe you should do that instead of using the pressure cooker.


Pots & Pans


Blenders / Juicers

Apple Seeds




Vitamix and Blendtec




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The 28 Day Yoga for Beginners Program ( Join over 20,000 others for the FREE Yoga for Beginners Program


Yoga With Adriene : 30 Day Yoga Journey


Integral Yoga Institute New York : Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners



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General Health and Environment


Why you Should Not Wear Shoes at Home

The University of Houston did a study and found that 39% of shoes contained bacteria C. diff (otherwise known as Clostridium difficile) [NCBI], this is a public health threat that is now also resistant to a number of antibiotics. C. diff infections can cause multiple health conditions such as bad diarrhea which can also progress to colon inflammation and further serious health problems, especially if it doesn’t respond to antibiotic treatment effectively.



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Sustainable Living, Conservation, Zero Waste


"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." Robert Swan


Tissues vs. Handkerchiefs

The Zero Waste Backpacker by Kat Guidotti



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