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Your Thanksgiving Turkey - now in living color

Jess Parsons | November 23, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal feed, animal suffering, education, factory farms, holiday, turkey, vegan

I grew up with turkeys on my dinner plate or as cartoon figures drawn around five little fingers.Like any animal, there's always so much more to learn!Like the Native Americans (Indians), turkeys are another victim of colonial naming confusion......

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Why Wine is Not Healthy

Sarah Taylor | November 9, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, vegan, wine

We love to hear that our bad habits are healthy – it gives us permission to continue making poor choices.  For example, the rumor that chocolate was a health food had women everywhere jumping for joy!  Not surprisingly, just about......

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Dietary Guideline graphics: From the Food Pyramid to MyPlate, Harvard's Healthy Eating Plate, and PCRM's Power Plate

Michael Greger MD | November 7, 2011 | Health

Read More: agribusiness, American Meat Institute, beans, berries, candy, CDC, Coca Cola, dairy, dietary guidelines, disease, egg, Finland, fruit, Greece, Harvard, McDonald's, nuts, obesity, plant-based diet, protein, saturated fat, trans fat, USDA, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, whole grains

In last week's New England Journal of Medicine, Walter Willett, chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, and David Ludwig, founding director of the childhood obesity program at Children's Hospital, published a commentary on the latest dietary guidelines. They echo much of......

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Vegan Mediterranean Plate

Ellen Sheen | November 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan, vegan recipes

Three of my favorite things: falafel, hummus and greek salad. Does it get any better than that? It's just plain delicious. Oh, and it's fun to eat! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La......

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Vegan Pumpkin Eggnog French Toast

Ellen Sheen | November 1, 2011 | Food

Read More: soy, vegan, vegan recipes

A perfect carb load featuring two of my favorite holiday ingredients: pumpkin and nog. De-lish! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama Blog. Enjoy!......

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More Vegan Waffling - Sticking to it

Jess Parsons | October 30, 2011 | Food

Read More: breakfast, free, frugal, home cooking, vegan, vegan recipes

Our waffle maker had made its last wholewheat vegan waffle, but I got lucky with Freecycle with another waffle maker in great condition.  Guess who was pleased with herself?Try... But then I tried to use it.  This waffle maker was......

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Quinoa Sunflower Stuffing in Celebration Squash

Ellen Sheen | October 26, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan, vegan recipes

This original recipe came from our CSA newsletter. I made a few simple changes in order to veganize it, and just because I like to add my own little flare. This would be a lovely vegan main dish for the......

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Why Oil is NOT Healthy!

Sarah Taylor | October 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, oil, vegan

We have been taught that oil – especially olive and canola oils – are heart healthy.  They are good for us, and we should swap out butter and margarine and cook with these heart healthy oils instead.   However, I believe......

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NYC gets Vegucated!

Meet The Shannons | October 20, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: activism, Bizzaro Cartoons, documentary, education, events, factory farming, Girlie Girl Army, movies, New York City, outreach, vegan

It's a scientific fact that for centuries, New York City has attracted a higher percentage of the most talented and creative people in the world than the original York (or as some might call it, Old York City). When we moved......

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Join Millions Weighing In On The Forgiveness Diet: Don't Miss This Great Opportunity

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 18, 2011

Read More: diet, forgiveness, happiness, health, lose weight, making money, prosperity, success, vegan

Today, for 24 hours only, when you order this extraordinary, life-changing book, you will receive 150 FREE BONUS GIFTS WORTH THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS from people like myself who have partnered with me on this book launch and believe in the......

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15 years vegan - Food++

Jess Parsons | October 15, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: dr mcdougall, food shortages, plant based diet, vegan

Going vegan means avoiding animal foods and other animal products.  But it doesn't stop there.  This change changes you.I went on a vegan diet for my health (translated: "to lose weight") - these days that's called a plant-based diet. ......

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Animal Transportation

Sarah Taylor | October 10, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal abuse, animal cruelty, animal transportation, vegan

Ever wondered how pork gets to Hawaii?  Me either.  But if you knew, you’d probably start writing letters to the local papers, as I recently found myself doing. Laurelee Blanchard, who runs the Leilani Farm Sanctuary in Maui is a......

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Vegan Spanikopita

Sarah Taylor | September 30, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: Blossoming Lotus, Vegan, Vegan Spanikopita, Vegan World Fusion Cuisine

Vegan Spanikopita From the Vegan World Fusion Cuisine Cookbook As I bit into the vegan spanikopita at the Blossoming Lotus, I fell head over heels in love.  “If this is vegan, I could easily convert everyone I know!” I thought......

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The Betty Crocker Project : Siesta Taco Soup

Meet The Shannons | September 14, 2011

Read More: Beans, Bragg Liquid Amino Acids, Daiya, Fall, Slow Cooker, Soup, Spicy, Tacos, Vegan, Vegan Cheese

Some of you have been wondering where the frak we've been, and it's justified. I mean, seriously, it's been a week and we've been completely and unforgivably MIA. It really is a fair question to ask of bloggers who......

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The Vegan Craze

Sarah Taylor | September 7, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton vegan, Caldwell Esselstyn, Colin Campbell, Oprah vegan, Sanjay Gupta, Skinny Bitch, vegan

Well, it’s taken 9 years since I went vegan, but I’m officially no longer a freak:  The vegan diet has decidedly gone mainstream, and I couldn’t be more excited! It probably started when Skinny Bitch became a best-seller, convincing all......

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Be Kind to Yourself

Sarah Taylor | September 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, dieting, vegan

I read in a recent blog where the author said she was “feeling like a fraud for struggling to take advice she’d offered in an article.” I can totally relate.  People assume that as a vegan author and speaker I......

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Be Kind to Yourself

Sarah Taylor | September 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, dieting, vegan

I read in a recent blog where the author said she was “feeling like a fraud for struggling to take advice she’d offered in an article.” I can totally relate.  People assume that as a vegan author and speaker I......

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Vegan B12 deficiency: putting it into perspective

Michael Greger MD | August 25, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, plant-based diet, supplements, vegan, vitamin B12

As excitement builds towards the premiere this Saturday at 8 and 11pm ET of CNN's new documentary The Last Heart Attack--documenting Bill Clinton's attempt to reverse his heart disease through diet--pundits are eager to point out the downsides. Yes,......

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NutritionFacts.org officially launched!

Michael Greger MD | August 22, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal products, Caldwell Esselstyn, cancer, Dean Ornish, diabetes, heart disease, last heart attack, Michele Simon, Nancy Chute, obesity, plant-based diet, Sanjay Gupta, surgery, vegan

Though bumped last night due to developments in Libya, the new CNN documentary The Last Heart Attack features Bill Clinton’s attempts to reverse his heart disease with a plant-based diet. In From omnivore to vegan: The dietary education of......

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The Carbon Footprint Game: Local Foods vs Beef and Dairy

Sarah Taylor | August 16, 2011 | Green, Health

Read More: carbon footprint, vegan, vegan diet

Although Al Gore surprisingly “forgot” to mention the incredibly detrimental environmental effects of raising animals for meat and dairy products in his epic film, Inconvenient Truth, the word is starting to get out anyway.  It seems to me that more......

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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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