First things first. What's a vegan? A vegan is like a vegetarian; however, a vegetarian will eat dairy products, a vegan will not. A vegan does not eat meat, fish, dairy or eggs. I have been a vegan for six years. So, you might be wondering, how does a vegan celebrate National Dessert Day (celebrated every October 14)? All good desserts have dairy products and eggs in them, right? Well, I'll let you in on a little vegan secret--there's a way to make ice cream without milk.