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September, 2014

A Dinner With Friends

A Dinner With Friends

Many years ago when I became a vegetarian (this was during the Coolidge administration) there was only one reason for my decision—wanting to be nice to animals.  That was all that really mattered to me. Sure, even back then people knew that vegetarianism was a lot healthier than eating meat, even if we didn’t have […]

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Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

By Gabrielle Allen. Perhaps you love the holiday season as much as I do. You delight in those decadent aromas of cookies baking in the oven; you take detours so you won’t miss the colorful garlands lighting up every street, tree and window in your neighborhood. You watch every holiday special and, yep, even hearing […]

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Cookie Dough, Cake Batter, and More!

Cookie Dough, Cake Batter, and More!

The most important thing you should know about vegan baking is that you can eat as much raw cookie dough and cake batter as you want! No worrying about raw eggs and salmonella! Okay okay, so you probably don’t want to eat all the batter or dough because then you won’t actually have any baked goods […]

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Hawaiian Days

Hawaiian Days

There’s no more exciting time during the week than Tuesday afternoon. That’s when the U.S. Postal person delivers the weekly supermarket sale circulars to my mailbox. As a vegan, I love to look at these to give me a sense of what mainstream folks are eating. Indeed, the front pages of these fliers are a […]

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Vegan Men Say What?  Human Physiology 101

Vegan Men Say What? Human Physiology 101

It seems like half of all Americans are on a diet.  And the other half just gave up on their diets.  The Paleolithic diet was Google’s most searched-for weight loss method in 2013.  This weight loss plan is based on modern foods that mimic the foods consumed by our ancestors during the Paleolitic era.  This […]

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Vegans Are What?

Vegans Are What?

What is veganism? A diet? A lifestyle? A moral commitment? All of the above? Are there absolutes about veganism, or does everyone get to make their own rules? (Remember that guy you once met who swore to you that vegetarians eat fish?!) Are some people more vegan than others? Here’s a little test to see […]

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