Vegan ‘Survivor’ player decides to eat hermit crab after struggling to follow the diet on the island

Susan S. Johnson
survivor players eating seafood in a circle Chanelle Howell, Daniel Strunk, Lydia Meredith, Hai Giang, Mike Turner, and Jenny Kim.

Hai Giang and his Vati tribe mates on “Survivor” 42.Robert Voets/CBS via Getty Images

  • On season 42 of “Survivor,” player Hai Giang struggled to maintain his vegan diet on the island.

  • This season’s players weren’t given the typical ration of rice, which Giang had been hoping to eat.

  • Giang made the choice to eat seafood on the 2nd episode, saying he’d “eventually” forgive himself.

On Wednesday’s episode of “Survivor,” vegan player Hai Giang wrestled with whether or not to eat crustaceans before giving in.

During the episode, members of the Vati tribe found hermit crabs while foraging in the

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The Best Vegan Cookbooks, According to BA Editors

Susan S. Johnson

“At the root of it, vegan food is just food: Vibrant, flavorful, fresh—making you feel good inside and out,” writes the late Jean-Christian Jury in Vegan: The Cookbook. We agree, and also think the best vegan cookbooks are really just great cookbooks—there to teach you impressive new ways to prepare the produce and plant-based pantry items you always have on deck. Whether you’re a new vegan (or a lifelong vegan looking for new inspiration), a flexitarian looking to shake up your meal prep routine, or an omnivore seeking to incorporate more whole foods into your diet, there are

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Vegan kreplach and the secret to tender, delicious hamantaschen

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As a trained chef and registered dietitian, Micah Siva has already helped thousands of people eat more healthfully through her vegan-centric food blog, Nosh with Micah, nutrition workshops and recipe development for businesses both big (Nestle) and small (Oaktown Spice Shop).

But there is one mission in particular on the San Franciscan’s mind this month.

“I want to make hamantaschen fun again,” says Siva, a Jewish Canadian transplant who launched her blog five years ago after graduating from New York’s Natural Gourmet Institute.

Sweet or savory, the triangular cookies are traditionally eaten on Purim, the carnivalesque holiday that begins

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Is Kourtney Kardashian vegan?

Susan S. Johnson

THE ELDEST of the Kardashian sisters, Kourtney is a lifestyle blogger known for her mostly gluten, dairy, and sugar-free diet.

Her fiancé, Travis Barker, has been vegan for over a decade.

Kourtney Kardashian typically follows a strict diet regime

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Kourtney Kardashian typically follows a strict diet regimeCredit: Instagram @kourtneykardash

Is Kourtney Kardashian vegan?

Kourtney Kardashian‘s blog, Poosh, labels the media mogul as “(mostly, like 95%) vegan.”

The outlet said Kourtney has gone meat-free, and is easing into the lifestyle without strictly holding herself to a specific diet.

“If you’re thinking about becoming vegan, you can make the shift in small waves

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