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How Sweet! San Antonio Bakery’s Vegan Sweet Potato Pie Wins National PETA Award

We are thrilled to be honored as one of the Top 10 Best Vegan Pies in the Country. OH YEAH!!  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA recently told us they are choosing Southern Roots Vegan Bakery's Sweet Potato Pie as one of the Top 10 vegan pies in the country!  PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world, and has more than 9 million members and supporters globally. PETA focuses on four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in laboratories, in the food industry, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment business. What makes this nomination even more newsworthy is that we...

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Train Like an Olympian! Eat Vegan!

What does Tia Blanco, Rachael Adams and Alex Morgan all have in common besides being Olympic contenders? They are also vegans! As we stay glued to our TV's getting updates on Olympic gold, athletes from all over the world are vying for the top spot on the podium.  Why are so many athletes switching to vegan diets? Olympic skateboarder Amelia Brodka, told VegNews she “transitioned to a plant-based diet as a part of my effort to maximize my skate longevity, and it has made a world of difference in my overall wellness and ability to recover. I’ve definitely run into many skeptics who tried to talk me out of it but to me, the positive impacts on my health are...

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The Search for Plant-Based Recipes on the Rise

      Are you following a vegan or vegetarian diet and tired of meatless Taco Tuesdays? You and many of your meatless friends are blowing up the internet looking for plant-based recipes.  According to Allrecipes’ magazine, in a 2020 survey, 40 percent of Allrecipes cooks said they are eating meatless meals at least occasionally, and 1 in 10 said they had followed a vegetarian diet in the past year. At Allrecipes.com, plant-based recipes are popular. Searches for vegetarian recipes were up 33 percent in 2020.  If you do a search on the word “vegan” in Allrecipes.com, over 1,500 recipes come up. Not bad! They have a yummy Vegan Faux Creamy Cheese sauce made out of a blend of navy...

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