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Inspiration from a Vegan Nurse

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I’m a vegan nurse and I am also 65 years of age. Becoming vegan at 50 makes me a very late starter. I am vegan for ethical reasons, recognising that animals are beautiful, thinking, feeling creatures just like us. I am also a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. As an ex-farmer, I have done many years penance and grieving for the animals I used and abused.

(UPDATED) Body Butter So Pure You Could Eat It!

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“We believe you should feed your skin the most pure and nutritional ingredients on the planet. That’s why we created Butter.” – Kelly Winterhalter, Founder   Update: Our friends at Ellovi have recently added new ‘flavors’ to their line: Key Lime and Chocolate Mint! Mmmmm… Ellovi is a vegan-owned and operated company “born to disrupt a [...]

The Incredible, Edible Vegg!

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We’re always excited about new developments in the vegan culinary world, so we were super-curious when we heard about “The Vegg.” This vegan company created a splash in the vegan blogosphere when its creator explained that the powdered egg replacer could be used to recreate the taste and texture of an actual egg yolk.

DEVA Nutrition – Vegan Supplements

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Gentle World wishes to acknowledge DEVA™  Nutrition for their kind support of our upcoming vegan event and our year-round educational program. Many vegans are likely very aware of the existence of DEVA, as they offer some of the most affordable vegan supplements on the market. But for those who aren’t already familiar with their range, we encourage you [...]

Vegan Mac n Cheese! (Gluten-free & Soy-free)

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One of my favorite pasta dishes as a child was mac and cheese. Since becoming vegan it was something I thought I’d never have again. But while I was preparing to make dinner one day, an idea came to mind as I looked down at the flavorful organic squash on the kitchen counter. What I love about this recipe [...]

Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

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Okay, so you’ve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Now what do you do about that pesky little problem called cheese? If you’re like many people, giving up cheese can be a daunting thought…

Vegan Art Supplies from Colors of Nature

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It may seem like it shouldn’t be any trouble to source vegan art supplies, but in fact there are many potential pitfalls that the vegan artist can stumble into. From pigments made with carmine and bone, to animal hair brushes, ox-gall watercolors, rabbit-skin glue and gelatin sizing, animal products find their way into the artists’ world just as they do, [...]

Vegan Company: Farm Dog Naturals

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Farm Dog Naturals is a small vegan business that creates beautiful herbal remedies in small batches. In addition to their “Relax Stress & Anxiety Formula” and “Relief Pet Urine And Eco Cleaner,” Farm Dog also offers two beautiful products to help dogs (and horses) suffering from skin conditions. SALVATION SKIN AND CRUSTY NOSE HEALING SALVE Salvation [...]

Are Your Condoms Vegan?

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Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farming, is the principal protein in milk, and it finds its way into all sorts of places one would never expect. Case in point… As [...]

Kicking the Cheese Habit

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“But I could never give up cheese…” Have you ever found yourself speaking these words, or just thinking them inside your own mind? If so, you’re not alone.

10 Simple Tips for the New Vegan

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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.

100 Dogs on a Vegan Diet

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By genus, dogs are classified as carnivorous, but metabolically, they are actually omnivorous. This means that their nutritional requirements can be adequately met with a plant-based diet.