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Vegan Bytes #69- The Most Crucial Vegan Baking Tips
December 12, 2013


*Food Spotlight: My Top 5 Baking Tips
*Question: "Do vegans eat whole wheat bread?"
*Vegan Digital Books: Vegan Nutritionista's Meal Plans and eCookbooks
*Recipe of the Month: Green Detox Juice (saving you from all those baked goods)
*What's New?: Pick Your Favorite Way to Follow Vegan Nutritionista
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My Top 5 Baking Tips

Vegan Baking for Newsletter

It's perhaps the most popular time of year to bake, and so I put together a list of my best tips for baking as a vegan. It's truly very simple, but the prospect of making baked goods without eggs or milk really throws people off.

Make sure you also check out the link on that page to learn about vegan sugars. People ask me about vegan sugar all the time, and some white sugar is actually processed with bone char, so it's worth learning what's what.


"Do vegans eat whole wheat bread?"



I bought some whole wheat sourdough bread today and the ingredients were: whole wheat flour, unbleached wheat flour, water, sea salt, barley malt, vitamin C (in trace amounts.)

I hear many vegans say they don't eat even whole wheat bread. I called the number on package and asked the manufacturer if it was vegan and they said it was. If so, why do vegans refrain from whole wheat bread??? It is vegan... right? I'm newly vegan and I've been trying to figure lots of stuff out so I realize I haven't been most knowledgeable as of late :/ But this site has really helped me out. It's great!!! Thank you :)


This is a surprisingly common question that people have about the vegan lifestyle. It's often confused with other forms of elimination diets and more strict dietary choices. So, the core of the answer is that if the whole wheat bread is vegan, sure, vegans can eat it. That doesn't mean we always choose to do so, and some "whole wheat" bread is not only not made with whole grains, but also isn't vegan. Check out what I told Natalie here.


If you have any vegan questions and you want some guidance, feel free to send them in by following this link.


Vegan Nutritionista Digital Books

Vegan Christmas Cookies: 20 Best Vegan Cookie Recipes

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It's cookie baking season! I've been baking my entire life, and I've been veganizing family recipes and making my own for years. In this ebook you'll find all your old favorites, like Chocolate Crinkle Cookies, Thumbprints, Linzers, Peanut Butter with Chocolate Bombs, Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls, Gingerbread, and of course, Vegan Sugar Cookies.

Read more about the book on the Vegan Christmas Cookies page, or if you already know you have to have it, get your copy now for only $7.95. Buy now and you get a free guide to Natural Homemade Food Coloring and a Vegan Grocery List.

Vegan Cooking for Beginners

Vegan Cooking for Beginners is designed for new cooks and veteran vegans who want quick, cheap, and easy vegan recipes. It has 75 recipes, tons of pictures of the finished meals, nutritional information, and detailed instructions to make every recipe easy to follow. Read more and download a copy for only $7.99 here.

Vegan Meal Plans for Fall

Vegan Meal Plans is a complete meal plan for one month vegan weekday dinners. It includes 64 recipes, pictures, nutritional information, grocery lists, and tips and techniques. Everyone from those beginning a vegan diet to those veterans who want fresh menu ideas love this ebook. It focuses on fresh, local, and seasonal vegetables and uses all normal ingredients-- no fussy or gourmet skills needed. Download a copy for only $9.75 here.

If you have an e-reader, you can get Vegan Meal Plans for Fall designed specifically for that device for $9.99:

The Vegan Bread Box: 30 Simple and Delicious Vegan Bread Recipes

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This is one of our most popular cookbooks. I've found it really difficult to find a vegan bread cookbook on the internet; there are tons of recipes out there, but they're scattered all over different sites and you never know which ones are good. This book has everything from an eggless brioche to a classic whole wheat boule recipe, so you'll never have to go scrounging the internet again. I'm so happy people have gotten so much out of this ebook.

Learn more about the bread baking tip that's almost too easy here or download your copy for only $7.95 now.

Get iPad/Kindle/Kobo/Reader Formatted Vegan Bread Recipes for only $7.99!

Just the Menus Ebook Package Deal

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Just the Menus Ebook Package allows you to have both Vegan Nutritionista meal plans, one for the fall/winter and one for the spring/summer at a discounted rate. Download your copy for only $16.99 here.

Menus and Cookbooks Ebook Package Deal

Menus and Cookbooks Vegan Nutritionista Ebook Package

Menus and Cookbooks Ebook Package allows you to have Vegan Cooking for Beginners, both Vegan Nutritionista Meal Plans, The Vegan Bread Box, Vegan Christmas Cookies, and Cut the Cheese. Download your copy for only $41.99 here.

Vegan Grocery List

This massive, complete vegan grocery list is the only one you'll ever need. Print out copies of it to hang on your fridge, and then mark what you need as you go throughout the week. Download a copy for only $0.99.

Entire Collection of Ebooks Deal:

Vegan Nutritionista Complete Ebook Package

Get Vegan Cooking for Beginners, Cut the Cheese, The Vegan Bread Box, A Fresh New Vegan You, both Vegan Meal Plans and Vegan Meal Plans for Spring, Vegan Christmas Cookies AND a free copy of the massive Vegan Grocery List for only $63.99. Save BIG on this package! Download this package here. *Note: this does not include a separate file for Soak, Rinse, Boil! because you get it within A Fresh New Vegan You.


My Favorite Everyday Green Juice Detox

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So yeah, I'm promoting vegan holiday cookies and baking homemade bread in the same issue as this green juice detox. And there's a reason for that...

After you fill up at Thanksgiving, then start baking cookies for the next few weeks, add in another full holiday dinner, and gorge on alcohol to celebrate the new year, chances are good you're going to feel like crap. Most years I do, and right around this time is when a recipe for a super simple, delicious, nutrient-dense juice that actually tastes good comes in really handy.

For this I give you my favorite green juice recipe. As with all smoothies and juices, it's easily adaptable for what you have at home. And it will keep you full until lunch, I promise.

Detox with my favorite everyday green juice.


What's New? Pick Your Favorite Way to Follow Vegan Nutritionista

Vegan Nutritionista is constantly growing and changing, and if you signed up for this newsletter a long time ago, you might not have read our new information. Our blog page keeps you up-to-date with new articles on the site.



We also now have a vegan forum where you can find topics submitted by users for discussion, answers, and places to add your own input. There is no member name required to participate, so you can jump right in and







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