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Veg*n Activism

Sarah Taylor | August 9, 2011 | Animals, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: livestock, pollution, vegan, vegan activism, vegan volunteering

There are a few topics in our culture that get people mightily defensive about – religion, politics, and food.  Tell someone that we should/shouldn’t scrap the welfare system, and tempers will fly!  Suggest that there is/isn’t a god, and veins......

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Food Attachments & Addictions

Sarah Taylor | August 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: eating disorders, food addiction, fructose, soda, vegan

The most common type of e-mail I receive is from people who seek advice about what clearly seems to be a food addiction (although they often don’t know it.)  The American Society of Addiction Medicine defines “Addiction” this way: “Addiction......

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If You're Going to be a Vet, You Can't Eat Your Patients!!

Sarah Taylor | July 28, 2011 | Animals, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: advice, advocacy, vegan

There are many things I love about my husband.  Besides being a loving, supportive, and funny man, he’s also smart, handsome and incredibly humble about it all.  With this humility, he isn’t likely to express his opinion very loudly, unless......

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The Green Diet - my open letter to the New Zealand Green Party

Jess Parsons | July 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: animal cruelty, children, factory farming, green, New Zealand, politics, vegan

I received a letter from the very popular former co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party, Jeanette Fitzsimons:  The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand is a popular, modern and successful party that has left an indelible mark on......

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Voldemort goes Vegan!

Jess Parsons | July 25, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: compost, entertaining, Harry Potter, organic farming, vegan

I enjoyed the final final really the last Harry Potter movie just a few days ago.  (I was surprised to find that the critics enjoyed it even more than I did.) I won't spoil the end for anyone...in fact,......

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Voldemort goes Vegan!

Jess Parsons | July 25, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: compost, entertaining, Harry Potter, organic farming, vegan

I enjoyed the final final really the last Harry Potter movie just a few days ago.  (I was surprised to find that the critics enjoyed it even more than I did.) I won't spoil the end for anyone...in fact,......

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Why You Can't Seem to Quit Eating Cheese

Sarah Taylor | July 18, 2011 | Health

Read More: cheese addiction, health, vegan

If you’re having a hard time going vegan because you just can’t seem to give up cheese, you’re not alone!  Many of us have felt the pull to cheese like a crack addict to crack.  In fact, you may even......

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Tina Goes "Vegan in 30 Days!"

Sarah Taylor | July 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: Vegan, vegan health, Vegan in 30 Days

Raspberry lemonade does NOT count as two servings of fruit and caramel corn does NOT count as a serving of vegetables!!  If you love a good laugh, read Tina's Blog as she goes “Vegan in 30 Days.”  Modeled after my book,......

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I'd Like to be Vegan ... But I Just Can't Give Up Dairy!

Sarah Taylor | June 29, 2011 | Food

Read More: dairy, dairy substitutes, switching from vegetarian to vegan, vegan, vegetarian

After I give a lecture, the number one comment people make to me is, “I’ve been vegetarian for years, but I just can’t seem to give up dairy!”  If this sounds like you, read on.    I always joke that,......

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Eggs - What's the Big Deal?

Sarah Taylor | June 18, 2011 | Animals, Health

Read More: Chicken, dairy substitutes, Eggs, surgery, Vegan, Vegan health

Those of you who know my story know that I, like many of you, went vegan overnight after reading John Robbin’s book, Diet for a New America.  As an animal lover, my husband knows to pull the car over instantly......

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1000 Vegan Recipes

Becky Mikles | June 13, 2011 | Health

Read More: Cookbooks, Vegan

When I first expressed an interest in a vegetarian diet, my mother-in-law became quite concerned, convinced that if I ventured down this path I would be putting myself, her son, and her grandchildren at great risk.  She consulted a nutrition......

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Fasting, Mad Cowboys, Food Pyramids, Cell Phones, and Oprah

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: cell phones, eating meat, fasting, food pyramid, government mandates, vegan, vegetarian

A few months ago I read the book, “Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program For Conquering Disease” by Joel Fuhrman, M.D., which led to my decision to engage in a 7-day water only fast. If I were......

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Try a little kindness

Becky Mikles | June 7, 2011 | Food

Read More: Cookies, Kindness, Travel, Vegan

Since 2007, my husband and I have been traveling full time around the United Sates in our 5th-wheel trailer.  After retiring from government jobs in California, and after several years of considering our post-retirement options, we concluded that life on......

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Be Prepared!

Sarah Taylor | June 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: vegan, vegan diet, vegan food, vegan health

I think the biggest challenge to being successful at adopting the vegan diet is simply learning how to be prepared.  Most people who try the vegan diet are indeed motivated – lack of motivation is not why they fail; they......

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Maui - The Vegan Capital of the World!

Sarah Taylor | May 31, 2011 | Food

Read More: Hawaii, Maui, Vegan, Vegan Food, Vegan Health, Vegan Restaurants

I just returned from Maui, where we bought some property earlier this year.  I have always yearned for a place on Maui, but had just assumed that if we ever bought a place, it would be a small condo somewhere......

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The Purpose of Even a Vegan Business is Profit

Hillary Rettig | May 30, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: business, entrepreneurship, feasibility, Hillary Rettig, mentors, profitability, Small Business Administration, vegan

Yes, I know about the evils of profit, and I'm obviously not suggesting you elevate it over all ethical concerns. But if you wish to be in business – which I believe is a valid personal and activist strategy –......

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"Vegan America" is Closer Than You Think

Gene Baur | May 24, 2011 | Animals, Food, Green, Health

Read More: animal shelter, factory farming, Farm Sanctuary, road trip, vegan

    Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates, the founder of western medicine, said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Tragically, the way most Americans eat, food is more like poison, making us sick and killing us prematurely. Heart disease and cancer......

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Vegan Athletes

Sarah Taylor | May 19, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, vegan, vegan athletes, vegan diet

I have had a rash of questions lately about how to use the vegan diet to optimize athletic performance.  While I have race-walked marathons and played competitive tennis as a vegan, I have never paid particular attention to my diet......

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Barbecued Vegetable Pasta

Ellen Sheen | May 18, 2011 | Food

Read More: eggplant, garlic, vegan, vegetables, zucchini

This meal was purely simple, yet flavorful. Featuring fresh grilled veggies just in time for what appears to be a glimpse of summer! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!......

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Veggie Fritters

Ellen Sheen | May 16, 2011 | Food

Read More: corn, fritters, vegan, zucchini

In preparation of summer... which is surely bound to get here sooner or later (right??), I made these gorgeous veggie fritters. Tasty, fun to eat and a great way to clean out your refrigerator! For full recipe and more photos......

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Vegan Veggie Pot Pie

Ellen Sheen | May 9, 2011 | Food

Read More: sweet potato, Vegan, vegan cheese

I didn't want to cook on mother's day because I didn't want to inevitably clean up. So I pulled these little veggie pot pies out of the freezer and low and behold, they were as good as when I first made......

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How to be a Classy Vegan Guest

Sarah Taylor | May 4, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Vegan, Vegan entertaining, Vegan Guest

“HELP!  I’ve been invited to someone’s home for dinner!  How do I tell them I’m vegan?”  This is one of the biggest conundrums for vegans – eating at other people’s homes.  But it doesn’t have to turn into drama.  Follow......

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Vegan Tortilla Soup

Ellen Sheen | May 4, 2011 | Food

Read More: mexican, soup, tofutti, vegan, zucchini

A perfect meal for Cinco De Mayo and the nasty Northwest weather. Spicy and filling. Just plain delicious! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!......

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Spinach Mushroom Tamales

Ellen Sheen | May 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: mexican, mushroom, spinach, tamales, vegan, vegan cheese

Cinco De Mayo is almost here! That means it's time to prep that perfect meal. And by perfect I mean perfectly right to go along with a Corona. Oh yeah! These tamales were very simple to make and super delicious.......

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Chop Chop Salad

Ellen Sheen | May 2, 2011 | Food

Read More: healthy food, napa cabbage, salad dressing, Vegan

After a weekend traipsing through Oregon's wine country, this wine soaked gal needed a big, crunchy salad. Here's what I came up with. And it was delicious. A perfect end to a lovely weekend! For full recipe and more photos......

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