Home Authors Posts by Kat Smith

Kat Smith

1691 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Managing Editor | New York City, NY

Kat has been writing about veganism, environment, and sustainability for five years. Their interests include over-analyzing the various socioeconomic forms of oppression, how that overlaps with veganism, and how the media in all of its forms reflects the current culture.

Venus Williams’ New Vegan Food Company Is Inspired By Her Diet

Grand Slam-winning tennis champion Venus Williams has launched a vegan protein brand, called Happy Viking. The first product is a vegan protein shake inspired by the post-workout recipe she's used for the past 10 years....

Wimpy Is Now Serving Vegan Beyond Burgers in the UK

Wimpy has announced that it is now serving vegan Beyond Burgers in the UK at select locations. The new menu item features a Beyond Burger patty served on a vegan brioche bun with shredded iceberg...
8 Vegan Eggnogs to Make the Holiday Season Deliciously Dairy-Free

Vegan Eggnog: A Guide to the Best Drink of the Season

(Updated December 2, 2020) | Every year around the holiday season, eggnog makes its return to the dairy aisle. While the traditional version is made with milk and eggs, these days, vegan eggnog is...

Behold the World’s First Cell-Based Lobster Meat Grown in a Lab

In late November, Singapore-based food technology company Shiok Meats showcased the world’s first cell-based lobster at an exclusive tasting event. The event featured Shiok’s cell-based lobster in two dishes—gazpacho and terrine—in order to showcase the...
The World's Biggest Meat Show Is Now Open to Alternative Proteins

The World’s Biggest Meat Show Is Now Open to Alternative Proteins

IFFA, the world's leading trade fair for meat, is opening its doors to vegan meat and alternative protein producers. The newly-named event, "Technology for Meat and Alternative Protein," will spotlight the rapid growth of...

A 3-Story Vegan Innovation Center Is Opening in the Netherlands

AAK, a Swedish-Danish producer of vegetable oils and fats, is opening a three-story vegan innovation center. The Plant-Based Foods Global Center of Excellence—located at AAK's premises in Zaandijk, the Netherlands—will feature two pilot plants, an...

IKEA Is Making 50% of Its Restaurant Food Vegan

IKEA has announced that 50 percent of the main meals served at its restaurants will be vegan by 2025. The Swedish furniture giant made the announcement at the pre-event for the UN Food Systems Summit...
Unilever to Grow Vegan Food Sales to $1.2 Billion

Unilever to Grow Vegan Food Sales to $1.2 Billion

Unilever has announced a $1.2 billion sales target for vegan food over the next five to seven years. This represents a fivefold increase from this year's $240 million estimate. The ambitious target is part of...
Your Guide to All the Domino’s Vegan Pizza Options

Every Vegan Option at Domino’s Pizza

Pizza night is the best night of the week. After days of homemade meals, it’s nice to kick back and let someone else do the cooking for you—particularly when it involves glorious carbs slathered...
The New Beyond Burgers Will Have Vegan B12, Just Like Beef

The New Beyond Burgers Will Have Vegan B12, Just Like Beef

California-based food technology brand Beyond Meat is taking the next step in plant-based innovation. Early next year, it will launch two new versions of its signature Beyond Burger, formulated with vegan B12. The first burger,...
5 Ways to Have a Simple, Sustainable Thanksgiving

5 Ways to Have a Simple, Sustainable Thanksgiving

Is it just us, or has 2020 simultaneously felt like the longest, but also the shortest year on record? With droves of us responsibly self-isolating to quash COVID-19, the usual big family gatherings are...

Another Successful Vegan Food Company IPO

Natural Order Acquisition Corp., the first blank check acquisition corporation in the history of the plant-based space, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public on October 13, 2020. Founded this year,...
9 Ways to Practice Community Kindness on World Kindness Day

9 Ways to Practice Community Kindness on World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day. Founded in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, a coalition of NGOs from more than 27 nations around the world, this day seeks to highlight the positive impact of...
The 16 Best Sources of Vegan Protein

The 16 Best Sources of Vegan Protein

Eating fewer animal products or cutting them out completely comes with a lot of questions. What will I put in my coffee? How do I bake without eggs? Won’t I always be hungry? But...
6 Crave-Worthy Vegan Desserts You Can Get Delivered

6 Crave-Worthy Vegan Desserts You Can Get Delivered

This year’s holiday season is going to look different for a lot of us. Instead of large family gatherings, we may be coordinating dinner for two. Some are dining solo or checking into a...
A Vegan Burger Is Coming to McDonald's

McDonald’s Future: Vegan Burgers, Chicken, and Breakfast Sandwiches

The face of fast food is changing, thanks to the ever-increasing availability of plant-based options that look and taste almost identical to the real thing. Now, McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain, is...

Vegan Thanksgiving Made Easy: 5 Takeout Dinners

COVID-19 has altered how we socialize and unfortunately, this means that the holiday season might be lonely for a lot of us this year. That being said, if you’re dining solo or with a...
Here's Everything You Need to Know About Greenwashing

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Greenwashing

From the 24-hour news cycle to pop-up ads magically curated to our wants and desires, to product labeling on everything from t-shirts to meat products, the marketing messages we see daily can be overwhelming....
How to Shop for Sustainable Athleisure Clothing

How to Shop for Sustainable Athleisure Clothing

Athleisure has progressed quickly from the days of arguments over whether or not leggings are pants. Look, now you can get leggings that look professional! There are hoodies with necklines that look like they...
video

Warm Winter Cocktails 3 Ways | EATKINDLY Recipes

As the leaves turn color and the weather turns colder, it’s time to turn the slow cooker up and enjoy the easiest, most soul-warming cocktails you’ll ever make. Packed with autumn flavor and thoughtfully designed to keep you in good spirits, these big-batch, slow cooker cocktails will deliver unmatched coziness anywhere they’re served.
Pizza Hut UK Is Launching Vegan Meat Toppings

Pizza Hut UK Puts 3 New Vegan Meat Toppings on the Menu

(Updated November 11, 2020) Pizza Hut UK has confirmed that it's adding vegan meat toppings to the menu, but the catch is, it's only for a limited time. Earlier this month, Vegan_food_uk, a social media...