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5 Vegan Books That Make The Perfect Gift 

jenny Animals, Environment, Food, Health, Holidays, Veg Eating 1 Comment

From cookbooks and nutritional guides to educational pieces and children’s books, there’s no shortage of vegan books to choose from. Here are five of our favorites that would make great gifts this holiday season:   Own Your Health: How to Live Long and Avoid Chronic Illness by Glen Merzer Perfect for those who want to live healthier lives, this book is …

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Dairy: The Life of a Cow, From Birth to Slaughter

jenny Animals, Investigations 6 Comments

Real-life undercover footage of the dairy industry shows the truth about animal agriculture Animal Outlook’s new video takes viewers on an intimate journey through the life of a farmed animal in the dairy industry from birth to slaughter, using real-life original footage from its undercover investigations. In this video — the first in what Animal Outlook will release as a series …

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The Meaning of Traditions on This Vegan Thanksgiving

Cheryl Leahy Animals, Cheryl Leahy, Holidays Leave a Comment

My eight-year-old came home last week with a reading passage on Thanksgiving and the meaning of traditions as part of his homework. As many third-grade assignments do, it was written in a way meant to dictate a certain set of principles and ask the children to “make an inference” about them – in this case, on the meaning of certain …

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Eleven Madison Park and The Future of Vegan Cuisine

Sharon Discorfano Dinner, Food, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

“I have to ask, how was Eleven Madison Park? Was it worth the money? I read the New York Times review yesterday. Scathing.”  This, from the young woman who sat down across from me on the subway as I was riding home after spending the previous three and a half hours dining at one of New York’s most exclusive restaurants …

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Our 5 Favorite Vegan Halloween Treats

jenny Holidays, Veg Eating 5 Comments

With summer behind us, stores are breaking out the fall decor: pumpkins, scarecrows and best of all, Halloween decorations. Halloween is a great time to switch to vegan alternatives to classic Halloween candy — here are our five favorites. Sour Patch Kids These sweet and sour candies are primarily made from corn syrup, sugar and food coloring. A real crowd-pleaser. …

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Land O’Fakes: How The False Narrative Of The Happy Farm Hides The Truth About Animal Agriculture’s Impact On The Planet

jenny Animals, Environment 8 Comments

Picture a farm as it might be portrayed in a children’s story or a television commercial. A red barn. Perhaps a rolling hill with a lone oak tree at the crest. Cows, pigs  and chickens dot the landscape, each one idly enjoying the sunshine and green grass. The subtext of these images is clear: This is a peaceful, happy place. …