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Starbucks adds vegan cookies to product line

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:38 AM

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Starbucks adds vegan cookies to product line

Starbucks has added a full line of low calorie snack items to its menu. Among those goodies is Lucy's Cookies which are made without milk, eggs, or any other animal-based raw material. The product is produced in a dedicated facility...

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Fountain soda is poopy - literally

CBSNEWS.COM | January 8, 10 at 10:31 AM

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Fountain soda is poopy - literally

Could you be guzzling down germs? Research from Hollins University, in Roanoke, Va., finds you very well could be, if your drink came from a cafeteria or restaurant soda fountain. Researchers tested 30 soda fountains and analyzed them for microbial...

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World's largest food service company launches flexitarian campaign

Daelyn Fortney | January 7, 10 at 03:13 PM

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World's largest food service company launches flexitarian campaign

Compass Group, the world's largest contract food service company, has launched the "Be a Flexitarian" campaign. A flexitarian is also known as a semi-vegetarian, one who actively integrates meatless meals into his or her diet. The corporation worked closely with...

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The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

abcnews.com | LARRY D. WOODARD | January 6, 10 at 09:34 AM

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The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

Taco Bell's Counterintuitive Diet Ads Promise Weight Loss, But Can Fast-Food Chain Deliver?   In most American households, at least one person started the new year with the resolution to get healthier and lose weight. Millions began diets. Tens of...

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Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper reveals his love of cooking

Daelyn Fortney | January 3, 10 at 08:52 AM

Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper reveals his love of cooking

In a recent interview with PEOPLE Magazine, "Biggest Loser" trainer Bob Harper revealed his love of cooking. Harper explained that he finds cooking to be very relaxing and makes a point to prepare interesting vegetarian meals every night when he...

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Celebrities and doctors launch 21-Day Vegan Kickstart weight-loss program

Daelyn Fortney | December 29, 09 at 01:25 PM

Celebrities and doctors launch 21-Day Vegan Kickstart weight-loss program

As the holiday season draws to a close, many people are looking forward to the New Year with thoughts of weight loss on their minds. To help individuals succeed, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has teamed up with...

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VegGuide provides locations of vegetarian friendly restaurants worldwide

Daelyn Fortney | December 28, 09 at 04:52 AM

VegGuide provides locations of vegetarian friendly restaurants worldwide

Mercy For Animals teamed up with Compassionate Action for Animals to launch VegGuide.org, a guide which currently lists over 9000 vegetarian-friendly grocers and restaurants worldwide.The site's goal is to "provide a tool that helps make it easier to live a...

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IHOP to test use of cage-free eggs after Humane Society campaign

Daelyn Fortney | December 20, 09 at 10:13 AM

IHOP to test use of cage-free eggs after Humane Society campaign

After a rigorous campaign urging International House of Pancakes (IHOP) to switch to cage-free eggs, The Humane Society received promising news. The breakfast food chain has "agreed to begin testing the use of cage-free eggs, and, if successful, intends to...

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Mercy For Animals releases 'Vegetarian Eating: Healthy, Humane, and Sustainable'

Daelyn Fortney | December 15, 09 at 03:43 PM

Mercy For Animals releases 'Vegetarian Eating: Healthy, Humane, and Sustainable'

Mercy For Animals (MFA) released a new brochure titled "Vegetarian Eating: Healthy, Humane, and Sustainable." The color brochure provides essential vegetarian information while reminding readers that "a plant based diet is a simple, yet powerful way to improve your health...

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London named most vegetarian friendly city in the world

Daelyn Fortney | December 7, 09 at 06:30 AM

London named most vegetarian friendly city in the world

London has been named the most vegetarian city in the world. PETA gave London the honors because of the city's abundant vegetarian restaurants and meatless ethnic cuisine. Additionally vegetarians who visit London will find that grocery stores clearly label vegan...

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Living Vegan For Dummies (Book)

December 2, 09 at 03:52 PM

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Living Vegan For Dummies (Book)

Editor's note: You may remember Alex Jamieson from SUPERSIZE ME! She is married to Morgan Spurlock, the film's star and producer. She has also been featured at the VegSource Healthy Lifestyle Expo.  Here's an announcment of her new book! From...

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Frankenstein-like experiment to bolster the meat industry

sciencenewsblog.com | December 2, 09 at 02:20 PM

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Frankenstein-like experiment to bolster the meat industry

Pork meat grown in the laboratory (PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Eindhoven University in The Netherlands have for the first time grown pork meat in the laboratory by extracting cells from a live pig and growing them in a petri dish.The...

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Recipe: Vegan Mushroom Gravy

November 24, 09 at 11:10 AM

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Recipe: Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients 2 cups vegetable broth 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 - 1 cup diced mushroom (leave some sliced) 1/2 diced onion 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon thyme...

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Recipe: Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce

Chef Jason Wyrick | November 24, 09 at 10:34 AM

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Recipe: Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce

Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce 4 cups whole wheat gnocchi 1 1/2 cups pureed pumpkin 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt Basil Cream: 1/4 cup raw cashews, presoaked in water for 12 hours 1/4 cup...

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Recipe: Smoked Mushroom Roulade

VEGANCULINARYEXPERIENCE.COM | Chef Jason Wyrick | November 24, 09 at 10:24 AM

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Recipe: Smoked Mushroom Roulade

Smoked Mushroom Roulade 4 very large portobello mushrooms 8 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 cups red wine Olive oil for brushing Pinch of salt Toothpicks Filling: 2 cups of cubed whole wheat French bread 1/4 of...

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In lieu of turkey, Thanksgiving sparks vegetable-inspired creativity

CNN.COM | Madison Park | November 24, 09 at 06:22 AM

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In lieu of turkey, Thanksgiving sparks vegetable-inspired creativity

(CNN) -- Going vegetarian on Thanksgiving doesn't mean forcing tofu into faux poultry or shaping legumes into meat-like blobs. Forget Tofurkey. Why bother, some vegetarians say, with the pretense? "That scares me," said Melissa Melcombe, a 25-year-old vegetarian. "If you...

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque, from Native Foods

NATIVEFOODS.COM | Chef Tanya Petrovna | November 23, 09 at 06:30 PM

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque, from Native Foods

A great fall soup with a kick. Perfect for the holidays... and healthy! Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque- 1 med. butternut squash 2 onion chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 8 cups water 1 Tbsp. salt 1 12 inch lemon grass stalk...

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Beware of "veggie food" claims

TIMESLIVE.CO.ZA | Teneshia Naidoo | November 22, 09 at 11:13 AM

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Beware of "veggie food" claims

Editor's note: If you eat as unprocessed as possible, and prepare food at home, how and with what animal your food may be prepared won't be an issue. Vegetarians, beware! That's the warning issued this week after a ruling that...

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Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie Custard

November 22, 09 at 10:43 AM

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Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie Custard

1½ cups of soymilk 4 tbl cornstarch 1½ cups of solid-pack canned pumpkin or cooked pumpkin ½ cup sugar (preferably raw or Turbinado) or other sweetener ½ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger 1/8 tsp ground cloves...

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Top 10 Vegan Meatballs in America

VEGCOOKING.COM | November 20, 09 at 11:47 AM

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Top 10 Vegan Meatballs in America

Vegan meats have been popping up on menus around the country, even at restaurants that are known for serving dishes with animal ingredients. With so many options out there, we decided to find out which are the best. Today we're...

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