Alisa Fleming ~ August 2011 – A few dairy-free and vegan news bites for you to chomp on …
New Divvies Nut, Egg, and Dairy-Free Sweets for the Classroom eBook:
If you have yet to get your hands on Divvies Bakery Cookbook, you might want to check out their new teaser ebook. It is a compilation of the most popular classroom-friendly treats from The Divvies Bakery Cookbook. The Sweets for the Classroom ebook contains recipes to take you through snacks, bake sales and parties, with tips on managing food allergies at school. It will be available for download on September 6, 2011 at http://us.macmillan.com/nutegganddairyfreesweetsfortheclassroom.
Going Vegan With Ellen website launch:
Famed talk show host and spokeswoman, Ellen DeGeneres, has launched a new website centered around the vegan lifestyle. Going Vegan With Ellen features tips for vegans, reasons to go vegan, recipes, links to resources and information, and fun tidbits like a list of celebrities who are vegan. Though Ellen is a huge animal lover, she is hoping that the site will help to spread the word on the health and environmental benefits of living vegan. Visit Going Vegan With Ellen at http://vegan.ellen.warnerbros.com.
Bill Clinton dishes on his success with a low-fat vegan diet:
See the full interview on the CNN website, or read the highlights at www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/18/bill.clinton.diet.vegan.
Vegan Milk Revolution Video Contest:
I did a whole post on this one earlier in the week in our news section, but wanted to give a quick reminder. There are wonderful prizes available (Earth Balance for a year, A Soybella "Milk" Maker, and more) for simply sharing how dairy-free has benefited you. For more details and how to enter, visit www.veganmilkrevolution.com.
The Simply Bar has announced two new flavors:
These flavorful gems have more fiber than sugar and are packed with dairy-free (soy-based) protein! To check out all of the flavors and to purchase in the U.S. or Canada, visit www.thesimplybar.com.
Article by Alisa Fleming, founder of GoDairyFree.org and author of Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a freelance writer for several publications, with an emphasis on creating recipes for various types of special diets.