Amanda Just

247 Articles


Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg,, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.


Phoenix Jail Goes Vegetarian, Saves Money

in News, Top News, Vegetarian

Sherrif Joe Arpaio is excited to save $100,000 from his jail’s budget by replacing beef with soy.

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Emily Deschanel Says Being Vegan Is the Most Humane Way to Live

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

“Bones” actress and lover of animals, Emily Deschanel, chatted with Yahoo! TV about her popular crime show and, of course, veganism.

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Alton Brown Applauds Beyond Meat

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Culinary genius and star of Food Network’s “Good Eats,” Alton Brown is the Bill Nye of the cooking world. Knowing the ins and outs and hows and whys of all

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Studies Show Animals Feel Pain, Sometimes Cry

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

News reports of a rejected elephant calf are sparking more interest in what animals feel.

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Amy Smart v. Plastic Bags, Her Fight for Change

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Actress and environmental activist, Amy Smart, recently shared her battle against plastic bags on Huffington Post. Smart first became involved in environmental protection in high school. Soaking up the beauty

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Pro-Vegan Game ‘Run Cow Run’ has Over 1M Downloads

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Internet, News, Top News

Forget Candy Crush Saga. If you’re going to let a game eat up most of your time, make it one where you save farm animals! Run Cow Run is “the

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Seafood Plant in Hot Water Over Lobster, Crab Cruelty

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have released undercover footage of shocking mistreatment of lobsters and crabs at Linda Bean’s Maine Lobster seafood plant in Rockland, Maine. The

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