Vegan Resources

Vegan Resources

Whether you are just getting started as a vegan/vegetarian, are moving to a new city or just looking to spice things up..

Here are some resources we have personally found to be quite helpful  🙂

For excellent comprehensive lists of vegan & vegan friendly restaurants:

Lazy Smurf AustinLazy Smurf

Happy Cow AustinHappy Cow

Austin Veg guideVeg Guide

 Central Texas Vegan Groups:

Vegans Rock AustinVegans Rock Austin

VNAVegetarian Network of Austin

Vegan Drinks AustinATX Vegan Drinks

Vegan Society of PeaceVegan Society of Peace – Houston

 Austin Area Vegan Caterers:

Simply Nice Vegan CateringSimply Nice

 Central Texas Vegan Blogs:

Red Hot VegansRed Hot Vegans

lonestar plateLone Star Plate

Austin Texas My Healthy ChefMy Healthy Chef

Vegan Blogs - Little Red JournalThe Little Red Journal

Vegan Business Listings:

The Vegan ListThe Vegan List


Books & Cookbooks:

The New Farm Vegetarian Cookbook – Louise Hagler
Farm Vegetarian Cookbook  

The Moosewood Cookbook
The Moosewood Vegetarian Cookbook

Tofu Cookery – Louise Hagler
The Tofu Cookery

How it all Vegan – Tanya Barnard & Sarah Kramer

Animal Liberation – Peter Singer

Wild Fermentation – Sandor Katz

The China Study – T. Colin Campbell, PhD & Thomas M. Campbell II

Animal Factory – Jim Mason

Diet for a New America – John Robbins

Movies & Documentaries:

Many of these are available on Netflix, or free at


Vanishing of the Bees – This one is more about Non-Gmo/Organic rather than veganism, but it is a must see!

Meet your meat
Peta Meet your Meat

Forks over Knives

Earthlings – This one is Extremely graphic and VERY hard to watch. 

Supersize Me

Food, Inc.

Free Veggie Starter kits:

Peta’s Veggie kit

Vegetarian times

Physicians Committee for responsible medicine

Mercy for animals

Benefits of Soy:

American Cancer Society

American Institute for Cancer Research

The Facts About Soy

Dr. Greger on Soy

Need some reassurance that all vegans aren’t pale, whiny and weak?

Plant-powered muscleVegan Bodybuilding

Runs on plantsNo Meat Athlete

Want to work your bod with fellow vegans?

Beyond Fit AustinBeyond Fit – North Austin

 Bone Breaker BarbellBone Breaker BarbellExtreme South Austin/Buda

Tempeh in the News:

NPR: Where Tempeh is BornJourney to Java’s “Tempeh village”: Where soybean cakes are born.


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