Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Vegan’s Guide to Good Nutrition

We all know that vegan foods are far healthier than animal products. They’re cholesterol-free, and they’re more likely to be low in saturated fat and calories and high in fiber, complex carbohydrates, and cancer-fighting antioxidants. Of course, I’m not talking vegan cookies, candy or potato chips. If you want to reap the health benefits of […]
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Vegan Weddings: Because Not All Wedding Looks Are Created Eco

Found the love of your life? Check. You want to be together forever? Check. You still need to find the perfect wedding-day look? I’m here to help. Without a doubt, your wedding day will forever be one of—if not the—most significant and memorable events of your life. What better way to start your lives together […]
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Indonesian Tempeh Salad

Indonesian Tempeh Salad Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 clove garlic, pressed 1-inch piece of ginger, grated ¼ cup rice or apple cider vinegar ¼ cup sesame oil (or olive) 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon miso pinch black pepper 1 package tempeh, cubed 2 large handfuls of greens (watercress, spinach, mizuna…) ½ cucumber, thinly […]
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DIY Mood Mists

Sometimes my moods go up and down like a seesaw but aromatherapy comes through in the clutch. All it takes is the right combination of essential oils to get me emotionally balanced. In the morning when I’m extra-sluggish, I spritz some Pick-Me-Up mist all over my room and body; at night when I can’t sleep, I spray some […]
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New School Lunches

This upcoming school year, healthy-minded students in Greenville County School District in South Carolina will be able to opt for vegetarian, raw, and unprocessed… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Consumers Want Labels

Most consumers support the idea of mandatory animal welfare labels on meat and dairy products, according to a new poll conducted by Kansas State University… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Vegan Author Opens Store

Best-selling cookbook author Sarah Kramer has given residents of British Columbia, Canada, a new way to shop—cruelty-free. She hosted the grand opening… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Cold Salads for Warm Months

Cold Salads for Warm Months By Chef Nancy Berkoff Salads have been eaten in one form or another since humans started eating. The original caveman (or, more politically correct, caveperson) diet was a type of moveable salad bar of wild veggies, tree fruit and nuts, and seasonal berries. The only thing missing was salad dressing! […]
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Q&A With a Raw Vegan Mama

You have been a raw vegan for approximately 2 1/2 years. What health benefits have you noticed? Before changing our diet and lifestyle, my husband and son suffered colds or coughs about once a month. Now that they eat about 50 percent raw vegan foods, they get the sniffles or coughs only a few times […]
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Creamy Raspberry-Orange Popsicles

Cool down this summer with homemade popsicles, like these refreshing Creamy Raspberry-Orange Popsicles. Raspberries, which are currently in season, are antioxidant powerhouses high in vitamin C, B vitamins, and fiber. They get their reddish color from anthocyanins, which boast antimicrobial properties and help prevent the overgrowth of bacteria within the body. So snack smart and […]
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