'Vegan Diet Choices'

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The following was submitted by Virginia Cunningham, guest blogger.

Whether you’re a lifelong vegan, or just embarking on an effort to cut out all animal products from your diet, figuring out what you can eat may be something of a challenge, especially when it comes to processed, packaged foods. You know that fresh …


Vegan Chocolate Fudge.

Vegan Chocolate Fudge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Check out this website to view where vegan bake sales will be held worldwide with proceeds benefiting people, animals, and the planet.

Lately the topic of veganism has been everywhere including The Ellen Show and my favorite New York Times food writer Mark Bittman is coming with a cookbook called Eat Vegan Before 6


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Yesterday President Obama held a Twitter town hall meeting and today there’s a live TweetChat on vegan baking. What next?

Veteran organic cook, pastry chef and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Vegan Baking, Donna Diegel, will reply to questions during a live TweetChat on Thursday, July 7 at 2 p.m. CT about how to create …


Grilling for Vegetarians

the best way to eat your veggies

It’s summer, a 3-day weekend, people are thinking about grilling and chilling.

If you want to break out of the usual hot dogs and hamburgers mold, think about veggies.  I bet every time you turn around – one of your friends or a family member is either eating less meat or going vegetarian …


Slice of banana cream pie on green plate.

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Yes, it’s true Lovin’ Spoonfuls makes some of the best desserts…

from the PETA press release

Tucson, Ariz. – Vegans love decadent desserts as much as the next guy. And with all the meat-, egg-, and dairy-free food choices available, people who are concerned about animals, the environment, and their health have lots to choose from-and that …


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Just say you’re thinking of going vegan but how will convince your kids to follow down the green path? Kids are more save the planet conscious so it might not be such a challenge. Here’s a website with 100 kid-friendly vegan recipes and as I peruse them, they’re adult friendly too.

You wouldn’t serve …


Raw food cookbook

Rawlicious by Peter & Beryn Daniel

Cookbook Review: Rawlicious

A cookbook is a misnomer because Rawlicious is about doing it in the raw; no cooking allowed.

Food can be grown, foraged, food processed (in the food processor not processed foods), blended, strained, infused, power juiced and dehydrated.

The authors Peter and Beryn Daniel are both classically trained chefs who have …


Summer Vegetable Garden

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Eating ethically. Now there’s an idea that I try to embrace.

Some suggestions to eat more ethnically include (not surprisingly) eating less meat and growing your own vegetables.

Other suggestions are

  • stop eating fast food
  • head to the local farmers markets
  • eat organic products
  • stop eating foods that require slave labor to pick and process

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