Cassie Marshall

Cassie brings decades of experience to the Kitchen Community. She is a noted chef and avid gardener. Her new book "Healthy Eating Through the Garden" will be released shortly. When not writing or speaking about food and gardens Cassie can be found puttering around farmer's markets and greenhouses looking for the next great idea.

Are Eggs Vegan?

Veganism is the term for a lifestyle without any forms of exploitation or cruelty to animals. Most people decide to go vegan because of moral, ethical and personal beliefs. Vegans do not wish to participate in the harming of animals in any way, whether it is through animal food products, meat by-products, or products tested …

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Are Figs Vegan?

Shining a Light on the Deceptive and Unassuming FigThere’s something exceedingly rich and extravagant about figs, and it’s not entirely due to their deep, sweet flavor. It’s a decadence compounded by their ubiquity in high culture. While not technically a fruit, rather an inflorescence within syconia, they match apples as one of the most poeticized …

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Are Oreos Vegan?

Oreos are one of the most popular cookies in the world, and one of the main questions and queries surrounding Oreos is: are they vegan? To put it simply, technically they are vegan – but it’s a little bit more complicated than that. It’s not all about what type of milk you choose to dunk …

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Are Takis Vegan?

If you are a chip lover, you have likely tried Takis before. They are such a delicious chip that has just the right amount of spice and crunch. If you have been vegan for a long while, or have just recently become vegan, you will know how difficult it is to find vegan chips.The majority of …

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Are Pop Tarts Vegan?

Pop Tarts. Even just the mention of them takes us back to our childhood of watching our favorite after-school cartoons with a plate of those delicious, sweet treats.This childhood staple is still very popular today, and the variety of flavors available is huge – from the well-loved Smores, Strawberry, and Cookie Dough, to the more …

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Are Oysters Vegan?

When you think about eating oysters, you probably think about rich people in fancy restaurants sipping champagne on the side as they eat their meal.Oysters have often been a meal that people either love or hate and are regularly seen as an aphrodisiac.Because of their unique look and taste, there are many debates on whether …

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