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Vegan Athletes: Driving the Change

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The vegan lifestyle is now attracting people from all backgrounds and professions. One of the more interesting developments is the fact that many athletes have recently joined the tribe and are now eating vegan for their own personal health and fitness, proving that a vegan diet is indeed nutritionally adequate even for those with the […] Read More

Thank you, Khroma Herbal Products!

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The kind folks at Khroma Herbal Products donated a selection of their all-organic vegan products for our visitor center, including their Digestive Blend, MosquitoX Repellent, Sturdy Bone Supplement, Fresh Herbal Oil Pull, and a beautiful pain relieving rub that they call Banja Balm. Khroma Herbal Products is an all-organic, all-vegan, eco friendly company that specializes in […] Read More

Vegan Gathering

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At the beginning of the month, Gentle World hosted an event that attracted over 70 vegans, for a beautiful day of education and celebration. In the year 2000, when Gentle World first came to the Big Island, there was no vegan movement to speak of. Now we have much to celebrate: The Vegan Aloha group, […] Read More

Easy Mac n’ Cheese (family-size)

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Who doesn’t love the comforting creaminess of a traditional mac n cheese? We recently whipped this up in quantity for an event, and people kept coming back for more of this rich and satisfying dish. A vegan cheese that melts is an extra-special addition, but it’s not essential if that’s not available to you. The cashew cheese […] Read More

If Not Now, When? If Not You, Who?

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Have you ever been driving on a highway and come alongside a cattle truck? Or perhaps you’ve had the experience of going fishing and feeling a pang of sympathy for both the worms wriggling on the hooks and the fish flapping their bodies, in a desperate struggle to return to life-giving water. Were you saddened […] Read More

Navigating the Vegan Aisles

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It seems to be a golden period for those looking to make the transition to veganism, as we are witnessing a substantial transformation taking place in the consumer products industry. An increasing number of companies today are launched with a social objective or mission, such as being eco-friendly or adopting fair trade practices in their business […] Read More

Summery Blueberry Pie

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recipe & photo: Nadine Loraine One of the best things about summer is the fresh produce that reaches its peak during the hot season, especially blueberries. Aside from eating them by the handful, enjoying them in a pie is another amazing way to reap the huge benefits of this little berry. Blueberries are considered a superfood that is said to neutralize free […] Read More

Eureka! We Found It.

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For many years, Gentle World volunteers have been searching for the ideal location for the expansion of our vegan educational program in Hawaii. During this time, we have been limited by our two acres of space, even as the number of visitors seeking to participate in our program increases year by year. Now, we are […] Read More

Vegan Companies: Mulled Mind

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Mulled Mind is an innovative eco-friendly company based in the United States that produces handmade stainless steel straws, and they were kind enough to contribute some of their straws for use in the Gentle World kitchen. They craft any size straws to fit your needs, including a customizable option, and provide a nifty cleaning brush for […] Read More

Paradise Bound

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Nothing in human life, from birth all the way through to death, is even close to the way I would have designed it, had I been endowed with the omnipotence of the gods. Although admittedly, there is much beauty, truth and goodness to be found in this world, if I had the power of creation in my hands, I would have eliminated all that was not beautiful, truthful and good, so that life on Earth would have been perfect in every way. […] Read More

Pioneers of Peace

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On February 22nd, Gentle World’s Co-founders Light and Sun celebrated their 47th veganniversary, providing living proof that vegan human beings can not only lead an exemplary, love-filled, respectful, responsible, caring, healthy, active and vibrant life, but also inspire countless others to do the same. Becoming a vegan 47 years ago was not only forward-thinking, but also forward-feeling, as there was […] Read More

Dawn of a New Day

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by Taylor Dawn Bernarda My journey began in the summer of 2014, when I decided to take a trip to Hawaii with my two best friends, through a program called WWOOF (world wide opportunities on organic farms). We made it to our first farm on the Big Island, and things didn’t go quite as we had […] Read More