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Gathering with family and friends around a magnificent holiday meal can be a warm, wonderful experience. When the holiday fare is vegan, it adds a whole new level of enjoyment to the sharing of food, and provides a profound foundation for the celebration. For a truly delicious vegan Thanksgiving meal, it’s easy to replicate traditional […] Read more

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Vegan Company Spotlight: Magic Mud post image

Magical mud that cleans teeth? Yes, it exists and we highly recommend it for your mouth care. We’re enthralled with this organic toothpaste, called My Magic Mud, that’s black and turns teeth sparkling white! This pleasant-tasting toothpaste’s ebony black color comes from one of its key ingredients: activated charcoal. Activated charcoal is known in the […] Read more

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Sun Shines On

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“Where does it live, that place of permission that lets a person chart a new terrain of possibility, that makes her dare to believe she can be something otherthan what her culture tells her she is, and then become what she believes she can?” ~ Maria Popova, Figuring Dear Friends, It is with truly heavy hearts that we share the devastating news that Sun, Gentle World’s co-founder and beloved […] Read more

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10 Simple Tips for the New Vegan post image

Despite the concerns many people have about vegan living being complicated and foreign, it’s actually a lot more simple and familiar than most would think. Even if you’re used to relying on certain ingredients such as meat, cheese and eggs, there’s no reason that ditching animal products should be a big deal. Here are a […] Read more

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse and More! post image

There was once a day when vegan chocolate mousse, brownies, chocolate cream pie and our other favorite chocolate vegan desserts were unheard of. In response to our sweet tooth and the desire to produce delicious vegan food that reflected our favorite comfort foods and special treats, the Gentle World Community began creating these recipes over […] Read more

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Thank you, Khroma Herbal Products! post image

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

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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

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Easy Mac n’ Cheese (family-size) post image

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

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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

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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

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