5 Most Useful Vegan Apps

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More and more people are embracing veganism worldwide. A testimony to this fact is the ever-increasing number of useful, user-friendly vegan apps. Read on to know about the top 5 vegan apps in the market.

A vegan app for every need

Many people switch to veganism, but find it hard to come across tasty recipes in the initial few weeks. Or perhaps you are a committed vegan, but sometimes find eating out an unpleasant or an even painful experience because there are not enough good vegetarian restaurants. Whatever the case, help is now available at just a push of a button.

Vegan apps are small programs that you can download on your phone, tablet, and, of course, computer. Some vegan apps may cost a few bucks while many are available for free. Usually, a vegan app provides a specific facility such as recipes for delicious, mouth-watering vegetarian meals or a list of vegetarian restaurants worldwide. That said, some vegan apps may offer more than one feature.

The top 5 vegan apps

Here are the best 5 vegan apps you can make the most of:

  • 21-Day Vegan Kickstart App

Recently listed in the iTunes esteemed “New and Noteworthy” section, PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart App is a free application that you can download to your iPhone.

A common complaint that beginners have is about the lack of availability of tasty vegetarian recipes. This application addresses this particular problem, and does it well. 21-Day Vegan Kickstart App gives you access to 21 days of delicious, low-fat vegetarian dinner, lunch, breakfast, and snack recipes. Along with the recipes, it provides users and photographs of the listed meals and valuable nutrition tips.

Key features of this application are:

  • It allows you to search using keywords
  • It provides the names of ingredients for all recipes
  • It is free and works on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

More than 80,000 vegans have downloaded this useful application. You too will find 21-Day Vegan Kickstart helpful, especially if you are new to veganism.

  • HappyCow VeginOut Guide App

HappyCow VeginOut Guide App gives you access to the restaurant guide while on-the-go. This application is compatible with all mobile devices that use the Android platform.

Key features of this device are:

  • It provides map/search for the following areas: USA, Europe, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Bangkok (Thailand), Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia (only some parts), and Tokyo (Japan).
  • It provides a list of restaurants near your location as well as their menus.
  • It provides a restaurant’s address, map location, phone number and driving directions.
  • It allows you to check out restaurant reviews and photographs if they exist.
  • It provides restaurant ratings.
  • It is easy to download and use. When you open the application, it automatically locates your location. You can also search by feeding an address. This option is handy when you want to use a different location to search.
  • It displays results quickly. That said, the speed of the application is dependent on the speed of your phone’s operating system and Internet connection.
  • Its cost is $1.89.

You can purchase HappyCow VeginOut Guide App online or download it directly on your Android phone using a QR code scanner or manually.

  • VeganYumYum Mobile

VeganYumYum Mobile is another free vegan application for iPhone and iPod Touch users. At the click of a button, you get access to numerous delicious, healthy vegetarian recipes.

Key features of this application are:

  • It provides a photo for each recipe
  • It provides a list of ingredients for each recipe
  • It provides an option to search for recipes by ingredient
  •  It allows you to mark favorite recipes for quick access
  • It is free
  • Do Eat Raw App

This is a great application for someone who wants to start a raw diet or is on a raw diet. Many vegans stop eating raw after a few days simply because they get tired of having the same recipes again and again. This need not be your story as Do Eat Raw App, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, gives you access to more than 300 new recipes.

Key features of this useful application are:

  • It offers more than 300 tasty and easy-to-prepare raw food recipes
  • It has a timer that tells you when to stop dehydrating your food
  • It allows you to search using various options such as ingredients, dish category, and rating score
  • It provides a photo for each recipe
  • It does not require an Internet connection
  • It allows you to email recipes to your friends who do not have this application. Emails can be sent directly from the application.
  • Its cost is only $0.99. You can buy the application from the iTunes store.
  • Cruelty-free App

Do you often not pick a product because you are unsure if it is cruelty-free (free of animal testing)?

If yes, all you need is this free application. Published and offered by The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC) , Cruelty-free is a handy application for all vegans.

CCIC is the same company that initiated the Leaping Bunny Program. If a product has a CCIC Leaping Bunny logo, it means that it is 100% vegan.

Compatible with iPhone and iPad, Cruelty-free provides users a complete list of products produced by companies that do not test ingredients or formulations on animals.

Key features of this application are:

  • It contains the name of more than 200 companies that are part of the Leaping Bunny program
  • It allows you to search companies by product categories or alphabetically
  • It is free

Download and use the aforementioned applications to shop for and eat healthy, delicious, vegetarian meals every day.

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References:

http://www.veganmainstream.com/5-useful-vegan-apps

http://www.veganurbanite.com/2012/01/09/10-best-vegan-apps-for-free/

http://www.pcrm.org/search/?cid=1601

http://www.happycow.net/android.php#info

http://veganyumyum.com/2008/11/all-sorts-of-good-stuff/

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/do-eat-raw/id425128640?mt=8

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cruelty-free/id313825734?mt=8

5 Most Useful Vegan Apps
5 Most Useful Vegan Apps

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