Whether you are new to the idea of plant-based lifestyle or a dedicated veg head, vegan apps can help you find recipes, restaurants, cruelty free products, shopping tips, and more.  Where to start?  Check out these ten vegan friendly apps  to help make clean living a little easier.  The following list is for Apple apps.

21-Day Vegan Kickstart  The 21-Day Vegan Kickstart app gives you recipes and resources to improve and regain your health and includes step-by-step recipe photos.  Created by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, makes meal choices easy, offers great recipes, and gives you ideas for branching out on your own.

Cruelty-Free Look up cosmetic, personal care, and household product companies while you’re on the go.  Published by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics’ (CCIC) Leaping Bunny Program, this shopping guide lists over 200  companies that do not test ingredients, formulations, or finished products on animals.

Do Eat Raw  Find more than 300 delicious raw vegan recipes!Here you can find your answers, healthy and easy delicious raw recipes that include everything from dressings to desserts and beverages to incorporate into your daily life.

Dirty Dozen  The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ will help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic. You can lower your pesticide intake substantially by avoiding the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated produce.

Don’t Eat That Confused by food ingredient labels? Now you can check the ingredients right in the store just by entering its name. Find out if an ingredient is carcinogenic, banned in other countries, bad for kids or pregnant women, genetically modified, or causes drug interaction or allergies.

GoodGuide  This app instantly reveals whether products are safe, healthy, green and socially responsible while you shop. The app’s barcode scanning feature lets you quickly access  science-based health, environment and social ratings for over 170,000 products. It’s personalization features enable you to choose the issues you care about most – like nutritional value, safe and healthy ingredients, animal welfare, human rights, climate change, energy & efficiency.

HappyCow: Vegan & Vegetarian World Restaurant Guide  Whether you find yourself in a new city, planning a trip, or simply looking for a new place to get your grub on, the HappyCow app helps you locate vegan and vegetarian restaurant wherever you are!

iVeggie  Get new vegetarian/vegan recipes updated daily on your iPhone and iPod touch. iVeggie also provides a protein content lookup table for measuring foods as meat alternative protein sources. A list of vegan accepted beers and other information is included for reference.

Locavore  It’s your seasonal, local food network.  Based on your phone’s GPS location, Locavore will make searching for in-season, local food a breeze by pinpointing farms and farmers’ markets nearest you. Read all about them on their profile page, find that specific local item you have been looking for or just check out what’s in-season right now.

Whole Foods Market Recipes  Looking for healthy and delicious food? Search Whole Foods Market Recipes for recipes featuring the finest natural and organic foods. You can search recipes by ingredients and dietary preferences such as gluten-free, low fat, and vegetarian/vegan.  All recipes include nutritional information and cooking instructions.   A cool  feature is that you can ingredients to your Shopping List from a recipe automatically.

New! 101 Juice-Fast Recipes  Plant Powered Living is proud to be announcing this new app by Raw Raw Life.  Many of you follow Carla Douglin’s blog, Carla’s Raw Journey, and we invite you to support her with this recent app.   It has all of her 101 Juicing Recipes.  You can also download the eBook in the Plant Powered Living shop. Enjoy!