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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.

Great Reasons to Shop Secondhand

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I grew up shopping in thrift stores. I remember my mother searching for me as I hid in between clothing racks, her cart piled high with colorful finds and the happy expression on her face when she found both my hiding spot and the perfect outfit for me. I learned during these excursions about the [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Traveling as a Vegan

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As you travel to new places as a vegan, a bit of planning and forethought can help you overcome the small inconveniences you may encounter.

3 Healing Scents for the Holidays

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These warm and bright plant-based essential oils can reawaken pleasant memories, stimulate the immune system, and provide a welcoming atmosphere for guests.

Cabbage: Salads, Slaws & Stirfries… Oh My!

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If you’re interested in the health benefits of cabbage, you’re in luck! We’ve included salads, slaws, stir fries and more to help you incorporate cabbage into your weekly menu.

The Magic of Frozen Bananas

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For an instant energy boost that is long lasting, yet light on the digestion, frozen bananas are fantastic for smoothies, snacks and even raw vegan desserts.

Netted Enclosures

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For some crops, such as potatoes and sweet potatoes, it’s a good idea to use netted enclosures to protect them from insects. These nets can be used to protect any garden plants, especially when they are young and vulnerable. It’s possible to use recycled water pipe to form the hoops, so if you can track down [...]

Green Manure Crops

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Keeping your gardens covered with green manure crops is an excellent way to keep your soil healthy in between growing seasons, as it helps to control the weeds and protects the soil. Sun and heavy rains can compact the soil and leach out beneficial nutrients. When green manure crops are dug in to the garden, they add organic matter, nitrogen, [...]

Even More Warming Soups for Cool Weather

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Over the past two weeks, we’ve explored different techniques for making delicious, creamy, hearty soups, without using any dairy products or animal ingredients of any sort. This week we’re featuring soups that are somewhat lighter in body, but still incredibly delicious.

More Warming Soups for Cool Weather

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Last week, we looked at some recipes that use starchy vegetables (such as potatoes, squash and carrots), and legumes such as lentils to make a creamy base for soup. This week, let’s experiment with another way to make a delicious, light, creamy soup: Coconut cream.

Warming Soups for Cool Weather

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The autumn harvest brings the perfect ingredients for making delicious, creamy soups, and with the cooler weather coming on, knowing how to make a delicious soup can be an invaluable way of keeping warm from the inside.

Italian Lasagna Vegan-Style!

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This is a recipe we reserve for special occasions, such as when we’re in celebratory mode, or when we’re trying to impress people who are skeptical about vegan food. It’s fairly time-intensive, but the end result is well worthwhile. If you like the concept, but are keen on the idea of an easier version, scroll [...]