Tagged : vegan

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Kale-squash-pasta-faux sausage casserole

November 16th, 2013

Love kale, squash and veggie sausage? Add pasta and this antioxidant-rich casserole becomes a comfort food that’s still this side of healthy.

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Picky, Healthy Pumpkin Bread

October 30th, 2013

Bring on the pumpkins. We’re ready for a boost of beta carotene, and we’d like that in a sweet bread. This Picky Pumpkin Bread recipe also comes with a dash of extra Omega 3s and it’s vegan.

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Vegan foods in disguise

December 24th, 2010

When teenager Jay Astafovic decided to become a vegetarian and then a vegan, he was working at his family’s New York pizzeria. Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on how he upturned their traditional menu and what he learned along the way:

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‘Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Eating for Kids’ informs without preaching

August 4th, 2010

Any American who has ever been interested in vegan- or vegetarianism knows how difficult this lifestyle can be in a country saturated with fast-food joints, steakhouses, and other eateries where hamburgers, sausages, and the like are de rigueur. Adding children to the mix only complicates matters. With The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Eating for Kids, food journalist Dana Villamagna, writing with her husband, Andrew, M.D., argues that eating vegan is healthier for you, your kids, and the environment – and it doesn’t have to be a challenge.

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Southern California’s Planet Fest/Vegan Earth Day this weekend

June 24th, 2010

Get ready to sample vegan cuisine and rally around the idea of going vegan to save the planet at the second annual Southern California PlanetFest in Orange County this Sunday (June 27).

This event, billed as environmental, health and food festival, will feature celebrities, sports stars, musicians and doctors, all discussing how our food choices can help address climate change, deforestation, drought and habitat loss and animal suffering.

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Farm Sanctuary urges people to eat less meat for Earth Day

April 15th, 2009

By Laura Elizabeth May
Green Right Now

On Earth Day, Farm Sanctuary wants people to “eat green” as well. Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, will encourage people to reduce or eliminate their consumption of meat and other animal products by raising awareness about factory farming’s negative impact on the environment. The group believes that choosing a plant-based vegan diet is the most ecologically sustainable way for people to eat.

The group will be involved in nearly two dozen outreach and education events on Earth Day. At the different Earth Day festivals, volunteers will man tables and hand out leaflets documenting meat’s devastating impact on the environment. The group will also hand out literature promoting a healthy, sustainable vegan lifestyle.

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