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If you have ever bought tahini for a special recipe, you may still have the rest of the jar sitting in your fridge or on the shelf waiting for the next time you feel inspired to experiment. But tahini is not a seed butter to be ignored. Tahini makes delicious dressings, creamy soups, scrumptious sweets […] Read more

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Kale is a dark leafy green with a lot more to it than your average vegetable. It is: – Easy to grow – Full of health benefits – Delicious and simple to use in recipes! In this simple guide to using kale I’ll teach you how to integrate kale into recipes you already have and […] Read more

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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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Sugar seems vegan at a glance; it comes from a plant after all. But when the natural sugars from the plant are refined in a factory, they are often filtered through bone char.

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At first glance, those new to miso may find the idea of a fermented soybean paste less than appetizing. But if you give it a try, the flavor, versatility and health benefits of miso are bound to change your mind.

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Nowadays, most stores have a “health food” or “organic” section, but thinking you can simply pick up the first chocolate bar marked “fair-trade,” and walk away with a clean conscience, isn’t the case.

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Given the burgeoning opportunities, advocates can pick and choose what methods and media suit their talents, personalities, preferences, and geographic locations.

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Sprouts are a potent source of antioxidants and are alkalizing to the body. Both of these effects are essential for protecting against disease and strengthening the immune system.

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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.

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When most people think of protein, images of cheese, eggs and a leg of lamb pop into their head. Did you know though that every single whole food contains protein?

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