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Memorial Day Weekend: BBQ Season Begins

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There’s something about Memorial Day weekend that just spells SUMMER. And for me, summertime has always been about spending as much time as possible poolside, lingering with family and friends into the cool evening hours — which means lots of opportunities for grilling outdoors.  In contrast to Texan barbecues I later encountered during my days in Houston and Austin, the …

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5 Tips for Going Vegan in the New Year

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Explore lots of different recipes Common misconception: vegans eat salad every day. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many Facebook groups, Instagram pages and blogs dedicated to sharing delicious plant-based recipes, tutorials, tips and hacks. Check out the Academy of Culinary Nutrition’s top 50 vegan blogs for more ideas and inspiration. Try plant-based alternatives for your “old” …

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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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The Meaning of Traditions on This Vegan Thanksgiving

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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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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. …

Decadent Vegan Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there’s no better way to show someone you care than to make them something from the heart that they can eat. Let’s spread the love with recipes for delicious and decadent dairy-free sweets. All of the recipes featured are full of rich chocolate flavors, and they’re 100% vegan. Rich and Tart Chocolate …

5 Vegan Children’s Books Perfect as Gifts

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Whether you’re looking for a gift for the holidays, a birthday or other occasion, many of us are searching for the perfect gift for our kids, friends, nieces, nephews, and everyone in between. We’ve made it easy for you with this list of vegan-friendly kids books that have sweet, fun, and compassionate messages that kids will love. For more ideas, …