Vegan and Gluten-Free Resources - NYC Vegan Vacations

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Happy Cow worldwide listings of vegan and vegetarian restaurants home of the Crazy Sexy Diet and Crazy Sexy Kitchen

The China Study community from Dr. Colin T. Campbell articles on health, lifestyle, recipes, travel, and more from Dr. Michael Greger, MD

Vegan Fitness

Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness from vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke

Thrive Forward nutrition education by vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier

Organic Athlete vegan and vegetarian athletes

No Meat Athlete vegan running

Vegan Health and Fitness Magazine website and print magazine

Info for New Vegans and the Veggie-Curious

The 30 Day Vegan Challenge online program by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Vegan or Gluten-Free Online Stores vegan-owned business that ships nationwide

Food Fight vegan grocery store

Gluten-Free Mall (some items are vegan, but many others are not)

NYC Vegan Restaurants - Manhattan

Upper East Side

Candle Cafe 75th St./3rd Ave. (vegan eat-in or takeout)

Candle 79 79th St./Lexington Ave. (vegan sit-down restaurant)

Upper West Side

Cafe Blossom 84th - 85th St./Columbus Ave. (vegan sit-down restaurant)

Peacefood Café 82nd St. - 83rd St./460 Amsterdam Ave. (vegan)

Candle Café West Broadway/89th St. - 90th St. (vegan, eat in or takeout)


Blossom Restaurant 21st - 22nd St./9th Ave. (vegan sit-down restaurant)

Blossom du Jour 3 locations: Chelsea: 20th - 21st St./9th Ave., Upper West: 67th - 68th St./Amsterdam Ave., Midtown West: 43rd - 44th St./9th Ave. (vegan, eat-in or takeout, healthy fast food)

Beyond Sushi inside Chelsea Market, 15th-16th St./9th Ave. (all vegan, extensive gluten-free options)

Murray Hill, Gramercy, Union Square

Franchia 34th - 35th St./Park Ave. (Korean, vegan, gluten-free menu available)

HanGawi 32nd St./Madison Ave. - 5th Ave. (Korean, vegan, gluten-free menu available)

Beyond Sushi 14th St./2nd-3rd Ave. (all vegan, extensive gluten-free options)

Peacefood Café 41 E. 11th St./University Place (vegan, many gluten-free options)

Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit 25 E 17th St./Broadway (sorbet)

Maoz Vegetarian 38 Union Square East / 16th - 17th St. (all the falafel is gluten-free, and most of the menu is vegan)

Greenwich Village

LifeThyme 6th Ave./8th St. - 9th St. (hot food bar, salad bar, bakery, juice bar, vegan options, outstanding gluten-free vegan baked goods and raw deserts)

NY Dosas food truck West 4th St./Macdougal St. - Thompson St., south side of Washington Square Park (vegan foot cart, many items are gluten-free)

Urban Vegan Kitchen Carmine St./Bedford St.-Bleecker St. (vegan, some gluten-free options)

By Chloe 185 Bleecker St./Macdougal St. (vegan fast food restaurant, no connection to the Chloe’s sorbet place)

East Village, Nolita, SOHO, etc.

Jennifer’s Way Bakery 263 E. 10th St./1st Ave. - Ave. A (everything is vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free)

Quintessence 10th St./1st Ave. - Ave. A (vegan, many gluten-free options)

Caravan of Dreams 6th St./1st Ave. - Ave. A (vegan, some raw, tons of gluten-free options)

Sacred Chow Sullivan St./3rd St. - Bleecker, just south of Washington Square Park (vegan, many gluten-free options)

V-Spot Organic 12 Saint Mark’s Place/2nd-3rd Ave. (vegan, many gluten-free options)

Financial District

Sun in Bloom 165 Church St./Reade St. (vegan, some raw, almost all gluten-free)

Magic Mix Juicery 102 Fulton St./William St. (vegan, all raw, all gluten-free and soy-free)

Vegetarian Food Trucks - Manhattan

The Squeeze 17th St./Union Squre West and several other locations (vegan, gluten-free)

NY Dosas West 4th St./Macdougal St. - Thompson St., south side of Washington Square Park (foot cart, all vegan, many items are gluten-free)

Taim (vegetarian with tons of vegan options, gluten-free falafel, smoothies)

NYC Vegan Restaurants - Brooklyn

V-Spot Park Slope (Latin) 156 Fifth Ave./Douglass St. (all vegan, many gluten-free options)

Sun in Bloom (American) 460 Bergetn St./5th Ave. - Flatbush Ave. (mostly raw foods, but also a good selection of gluten-free baked goods)

Bunna Cafe (Ethiopian) 1084 Flushing Ave./Porter Ave. (all vegan, plenty of gluten-free options)

Modern Love restaurant 317 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (all vegan, extensive gluten-free options)

Champs Diner 197 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206 (all vegan, but very limited gluten-free options)

Brooklyn Whiskers Bakery 2 locations: Bushwick neighborhood: 760 Bushwick Ave Brooklyn NY 11221, Greenpoint neighborhood: 1008 Manhattan Ave Brooklyn NY 11222

Clementine Bakery 299 Greene Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238, G train to Classon Ave. (all vegan, all organic, tons of gluten-free options)

Food Blogs

Vegan blogs

Happy Cow blog vegetarian and vegan recipes, news articles, etc.

The Full Helping vegan recipes by Gena

Fat Free Vegan Kitchen by Susan Voisin

Bitter Sweet blog by Hannah Kaminsky, author of Vegan a la Mode, Vegan Desserts, and My Sweet Vegan

Healthy Happy Life vegan blog by Kathy Patalsky, has great food photos and vegan cooking videos (not specifically allergy-free)

Quarry Girl vegan blog from Los Angeles

The Vegan Stoner recipes illustrated by cartoons

Happy Herbivore by Lindsay, cookbook author and health advocate

Vegan and Gluten-Free blogs

Fork and Beans GF, vegan blog

The Healthy Apple by Amie Valpone, personal chef

Manifest Vegan GF vegan recipes by Allyson Kramer

Welcoming Kitchen vegan, gluten-free, allergen-free blog by Kim Lutz, cookbook author, and Megan Hart, MS, RD

Whisking and Writing vegan, gluten-free blog by Laurie Sadowski, author of The Allergy-Free Cook series

Udderly Unimpressed vegan, gluten-free cooking on a budget

Gluten-Free Vegan Mom blog with recipes that are vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, etc.

Gluten-Free Vegan blog by Laura

The Sugar-free Vegan GF, vegan recipes

Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef blog by Shauna James Ahern (not vegan, but some recipes are veg friendly, and this site is worth it for the writing and photos)

Vegan or Gluten-Free Organizations Vegan Action nonprofit

Vegan Society

Veganism in a Nutshell by Vegetarian Resource Group

Celiac Disease Foundation (not specifically vegetarian oriented)

Other resources

Homemade vegan cleaning products

Vegan events calendar (nationwide)

Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet

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