This holiday issue is another big issue with 104 pages of content! Our holiday issues are always among our most popular due to the incredible recipes inside, and this one does not disappoint with 19 mouthwatering, gorgeous, delicious, and healthy recipes to impress your family and friends at any gathering!
Cover - Meet the Akashinga! You will be so inspired by these amazing women who are protecting the animals of their homeland from poachers! They train hard, work hard, and are fueled by plants thanks to Chef Cola (who you many remember from the Summer 2019 issue).
Recipes - We’ve got everything from Pumpkin Pancakes to get you started in the morning, to starters like Garbanzo Cheez and Eggnog Chai Latte, to your centerpiece Holiday Loaf, Mushroom Gravy, and even Lasagna for family meals, just to list a few of the delicious and nutritious options in this issue. Desserts include Sky-High Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Plantain Fudge Brownie Bites, Apple-Almond Cookies, and much, much more! We show you how to do it with nothing but the best ingredients (oil-free, mostly gluten-free, low or no sugar or salt— sea salt is the healthier option). And, it all tastes just like grandma used to make!
Science - Learn how foods affect your mood and have a happy holiday season, that carries on throughout the year! This uplifting piece provides everything you need to know from a scientific perspective, provided by Dr. Neal Barnard, MD, founder and director of The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. Learn about his new book and how to follow him and the many wonderful things his organization is up to.
Travel - Whether you have never been to Manhattan or are thinking of visiting again, this article will get you ready for a delicious and activity-filled visit to a truly great city. Robin Tierney takes us on a tour of sites and tastes to get you in the mood to be a part of it, New York, New York!
Inspiration - Did you know that the National Fried Chicken Contest was won by a vegan chef who submitted vegan chicken to the contest this year? Meet that talented chef and find out how you can enjoy her cooking in your own home. Be inspired to start your own vegan business and to show the world how delicious veganism can be!
Sport - One of the world’s top bodybuilders is featured in this issue. His name is Markus Medius and he is taking on the Mr. Universe competition and rising in the ranks very quickly. Learn about how he builds strength as well as muscle on his vegan diet, and about the animals and environmental issues that inspire him to put in all the hard work to present himself as an example of vegan strength to the world.