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Helping Your NonHuman Friends During Fireworks

For those with dogs and cats in the house, it’s important to make a plan beforehand so that you can be prepared in advance, rather than waiting to see how your friend responds to the sounds. If this isn’t their first time, you’ll have an idea of how he or she reacts, so you can plan accordingly.

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Vegan Fiesta in Athens, Greece!

Vegan Fiesta Hellas aims to address questions and concerns about veganism and to highlight the benefits a vegan way of life can offer. Through an informative and entertaining program, it will demonstrate that a well-planned vegan diet is suitable for everyone, and that there are endless delicious, healthy, and economical vegan options.

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Vegan Online Stores: A Handy Guide

From food and snack items to clothing and shoes, household and cleaning supplies, and even vegan treats for your nonhuman friends, the range of items that can be found at these virtual supermarkets might leave you wishing they had a brick-and-mortar location right in your town!

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Veecoco: Online Vegan Cooking School

Veecoco is an extraordinary platform to learn just about anything in vegan cuisine. With over 600 lessons, clear instructions, and incredibly well-produced cooking demonstrations, this online vegan cooking school will no doubt become a hub of both traditional cuisines and innovation. 

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What About Vegans Killing Plants… Do Plants Feel Pain?

Should vegans be concerned with the question of whether plants feel pain? While vegans may directly eat more plants than the average non-vegan, the harm to plant life caused by vegans is far less than that caused by the consumption and use of animal products.

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Exciting News: Our First Vegan eBook!

For those who are new to veganism, we hope our free vegan eBook will be a helpful and informative guide. For those who are new to vegan advocacy, and those who have already heard these questions dozens of times yourselves, we hope that you’ll find it a valuable resource to assist you in fielding the inquiries of others.

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Attitude

From household cleaning, to body care, to baby-safe products, ATTITUDE offers a wide and ever-growing selection of affordable yet high-quality household products made entirely with plant and mineral-derived ingredients.

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Plant-Based Company Wins Environmental Awareness Claim in Court Ruling

The Spanish plant-based meat company Heura Foods has triumphed over a request to end its controversial advertising campaign, after being criticized for ads raising awareness about the meat industry’s impact…

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Introducing Splendid Spoon

Meal delivery can seem like a luxury, but for those with busy lifestyles, sometimes a little help goes a long way. And who doesn’t love sitting down to a healthy and delicious vegan meal with zero preparation? For those new to plant-based eating, or with little time for food preparation, Splendid Spoon's vegan home delivery is one to keep on your radar.

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Egg-Free Omelettes

One of our favorite ways to prepare tofu is as an omelette or a scramble. It’s good for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and you can make so many variations that the possibilities are seemingly endless.

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Summer Smoothies

Not only are they quick and easy to make, but smoothies are a great way to incorporate more fresh fruit into your diet. If you’re bold enough to add some fresh leafy greens to the mix, your body will thank you for providing it with a whole assortment of essential nutrients.

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Cashew Carrot Paté

This recipe is, quite simply, fantastic. It’s quick and easy to make, healthy and nutritious, and so delicious that it wins everybody over. In fact, we serve this paté whenever we do any kind of educational event, because it’s just so incredibly good.

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Sun Shines On

Those of us who have been inspired by this pioneering woman offer our heartfelt thanks for all she has given to us and to the world, and trust that she rests in the peace she has earned as a result of the countless lives that have been changed for the better thanks to her courage, her generosity of spirit, and her commitment to bringing to life her truly inspired vision of a vegan world.

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Summery Blueberry Pie

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.

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Pioneers of Peace

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…

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Stop Heating Oil. Try the Water Sauté Method!

You've probably heard that heating oils can result in the "production of oxidized compounds and free radicals detrimental to your health." But there’s a simple healthy way to cut out oil whenever you're stir frying veggies or sautéing greens, and it’s called the water sauté method.

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25+ Vegan Sources of Calcium

Calcium is an essential nutrient in our diet. But not all calcium is equal. Did you know that although animal milks have calcium in them, they also leach calcium from the bones? Thankfully, there are plenty of calcium-rich plants to get this essential nutrient from, and we’ve provided a list to get you started.

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Our Dedication Will Never Waiver

We didn't know that there was a word "vegan" at the time. There were no health food stores, no tofu, and no animal rights movement that we knew of. We have been spreading the word since we knew there was a word to spread. If we kept silent and that silence allowed more animals to suffer, we would wonder if our words could have saved their lives.

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Vitamin D and Lanolin

A number of common foods are enriched with vitamin D without specifying which form of the vitamin they contain or how it was derived. And, as opaque as this may already seem, some companies that manufacture and distribute vitamin D supplements have demonstrably confused ideas of what the term vegan actually means.

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What’s Hiding in Your Organic Fertilizer?

If you're concerned that some common organic practices support animal farming, then it’s time to learn about the byproducts in your fertilizers, the health risks they pose, and the alternative, green, truly organic fertilizers you’ll find in your own backyard, or on the garden store shelf.

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Shellac & Food Glaze

Many people may not be aware that the glaze that covers some of their favorite products – including vitamins, pharmaceuticals, candy and even some fruit – may actually be made from shellac; a resin from the secretions of the female lac insect.

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The Wonder of Worms

There's no need to contain worms in a worm box to receive the benefits of their activity. In your garden they can choose to go where they want when they want, aerating and enriching the soil as they travel, distributing nutrients throughout the garden without their natural lifecycle being disturbed.

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EM & Bokashi – Veganic Probiotics for Insect Control & Healthy Soil

EM is easiest to describe as a probiotic for your soil. The mixture usually consists of a blend of bacteria and yeast which work in harmony to crowd out bad bacteria and bugs. It’s a compost boost, an insect deterrent and a natural fertilizer all in one.

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Hidden Animal Fats

The main components in rendered animal fats are oleic, palmitic, stearic, palmitoleic, linoleic and myristic acid. Any of these terms on an ingredients list could be sourced from animal tallow, or another animal-based ingredient.

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Spring Rolls

Spring rolls take a bit of preparation, so I don’t recommend these for people who are looking for a quick, convenient meal! This is a recipe that is reserved for special occasions, or for food service situations when ‘mass production’ is possible.

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Black Bean Tostadas

Here’s another recipe that makes use of the delightful little black bean. This isn’t necessarily the quickest recipe, but it’s not that elaborate either. And it’s a very tasty way to enjoy one of the healthiest foods in the world – beans.

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Tossed Tempeh Salad

Here’s another recipe that uses tempeh, one of our favorite ingredients. Tempeh is a bit more expensive than tofu, so it’s a bit of a luxury in our kitchen, but it adds a lovely flavor and texture that always makes us want to use it again.

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Vegan Challah Bread

This is one of our favorite bread recipes for any time of year, but if you’re visiting family for the Jewish holidays (or hosting a vegan at the family meal), hopefully this vegan challah recipe will be helpful for your Hanukkah spread.

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Gelatin

Gelatin is used in such a wide variety of products that one can’t help but wonder if the average person knows how widespread it is, and whether the manufacturers rely on this ignorance to sell their products.

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Rennet

Rennet or rennin is a natural complex of enzymes produced in any mammalian stomach to help a nursing baby digest mother’s milk.

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Casein

Casein is the principal protein in milk. It’s found in the milk of all mammals, and, oddly enough, is often found in food items marked ‘non-dairy.’

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