Stephanie McClain is a writer and fashion stylist. She has been plant-based for over two years. Her hobbies include vintage shopping, hiking and hanging out with her cat.
Nike Launches New Line of Vegan Pineapple Leather Sneakers
Sneakerheads may soon find their closets stocked with plenty of plant-based materials instead of animal products. Joining a growing number of brands shifting away from leather, Nike has just introduced a plant-based sneaker line derived from pineapples, in collaboration with the brand Piñatex, which makes pineapple-based "leather" from the durable fibers of pineapple leaves. This mater..
Our Editors’ Favorite Hacks for Eating Vegan Anywhere
If you're new to the vegan or plant-based lifestyle and a summer weekend of BBQs, endless cocktail and dinner parties, lunches at the beach, or a night out with friends is on the schedule, it can send pangs of anxiety through your heart. How to order and not look like you're not eating, or participate without being a killjoy...
The 5 Best Plant-Based Products of the Week from the Editors of The Beet
When you decide to try to eat a mostly plant-based diet, the first question is: Where do I get my protein? (That's easy: First of all you probably are getting more protein than you need. Second of all: Plants have plenty of protein. Check out this list for the 20 vegetables with the most protein per serving...
Here Are The Best Places to Eat Plant-Based Near You
Locating delicious plant-based fare can sometimes be tricky if you're traveling or find yourself in a corner of the US where you think there aren't many restaurants catered towards meatless options. We're taking the guesswork out of finding the best plant-forward food near you by rounding up our guides for 19 major cities in the US in one handy place. You will be surprised to see just how many ...
NYC Vegan Food and Wine Bar Helps to Plant Hundreds of Trees in Peru
New York City-based food and natural wine bar Le Botaniste recently launched a campaign to help plant trees in Peru to combat deforestation. The vegan establishment teamed up with GoForest to plant 156 trees in northwest Peru, a region that has been heavily affected by deforestation, causing a number of negative environmental impacts...
The 5 Best Healthy Plant-Based Products to Buy This Week, from the Editors
When you switch to a mostly plant-based diet, shopping for healthy, plant-based, dairy-free or fully vegan items can be overwhelming. After hitting the fresh produce aisle, head over to the cheeses, snacks, dressings, and pasta. It isn't always easy to sift through the choices and emerge with a bag full of healthy items to go with your salad or greens...
This Female-Led Brand is Revolutionizing the Way We Enjoy Craft Cocktails
Ever wish that you could make an artisan cocktail in just two minutes without any of the hassles of measuring, chopping, and figuring out which notes blend well together? Well, Steep't Cocktail Co. is here to help: Founders Alison and Chloe met in grad school and together figured out how to make an affordable, delicious cocktail blend by placing herbs, dehydrated fruits, and spices in a teabag tha
NLE Choppa Talks Veganism, Meditation, and Detoxing With Jermaine Dupri
You may think that a rising rapper and a Grammy-award-winning music producer are two of the most unlikely people to be using their enormous platforms to talk about the benefits of a plant-based diet. In actuality, upcoming rapper NLE Choppa, 18, who made the switch to veganism this past August, and The Beet's Creative Advisor and 15-year vegan veteran, Jermaine Dupri, are two of the more prolific
The 8 Best Plant-Based Products to Buy This Week to Be Healthier
You stand in the store or scan the selection of plant-based options online and the choices can be daunting: What to try and buy this week to be healthy? The answer gets even more complicated among the vast and growing array of plant-based foods and drinks that are directed at boosting your health, strengthening your immunity, or helping you lose weight fast...
Celebrate Galentine’s Day With These 5 Festive Vegan Cocktails
For everyone who finds themselves single at this time of year, there's another holiday that can be even more fun to celebrate than Valentine's Day. The 13th of February, better known as Galentine's Day, is a day that everyone can get behind: Galentine's Day is a time to get together with your best friends, grab some drinks and acknowledge your friendships in the same way couples acknowledge their