Repost: Why My Kids Are Vegan

Great recipes to enjoy with the kids.
Great recipes to enjoy with the kids.

Great recipes to enjoy with the kids.

Feeding picky kiddos can be daunting — all the more so when they’re used to hot dogs and hamburgers, but your pantry’s stocked with chickpeas and quinoa! Whether your vegan kid has an omni-friend play-date, or your family has just gone vegan, or (like me) you sometimes find yourself cooking for nieces and nephews with fast-food palates, finding something…

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Comedian Russell Brand Lashes Out at Racist Halal Comments: Why Eat Meat?

Comedian Russel Brand Lashes Out at Racist Halal Comments: Why Eat Meat?

Russell Brand doesn't back down in his attack on meat-eaters.
Russell Brand doesn't back down in his attack on meat-eaters.

Russell Brand doesn’t back down in his attack on meat-eaters.

British comedian Russell Brand has published a video decrying the racism behind a campaign against Pizza Express over their “failure” to “inform” their guests that their food is halal. He launched into the angry tirade, but goes beyond the racism to question why anyone would care about how an animal is killed, considering eating…

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The Right Nuts to Eat

Almonds are arguably the best nut to be munching on these days.
Almonds are arguably the best nut to be munching on these days.

Almonds are arguably the best nut to be munching on these days.

You always here non-vegans continually question vegans on how in God’s green Earth are we getting our proper protein content. It is one of those odd questions that despite all the press on protein and the fact that humans, namely Americans, over eat and intake too much protein anyway, that vegans are still stereotyped as lacking…

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5 Horrifying Secrets The Dairy Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

The dairy industry sparks angry activists.
The dairy industry sparks angry activists.

The dairy industry sparks angry activists.

New research has shown that the dairy industry – which has been going full force into the commercial world in an attempt to shore up its drinkers – is one of the most secretive in the world and factories are rarely investigated or inspected, leaving animals to live in the most horrifying and painful ways.

TakePart ran a nice piece that looked at five…

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Rhino carcass recovered in India’s Assam

Rhino poaching is on the rise.
Rhino poaching is on the rise.

Rhino poaching is on the rise.

The carcass of an old male rhino was recovered in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in central Assam’s Morigaon district on Thursday, India’s forest official sources said.

Stating that the animal had succumbed to natural causes, the officials said the carcass was recovered at Pipoliapi camp.

The horn of the rhino was intact, they added.

The 38.80 sq km sanctuary located…

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Berkeley’s Cinnaholic vegan bakery to be on Shark Tank

Cinnaholic vegan bakery to be on Shark Tank

Cinnaholic is heading to Shark Tank with the goal of getting an investor to go nationwide.
Cinnaholic is heading to Shark Tank with the goal of getting an investor to go nationwide.

Cinnaholic is heading to Shark Tank with the goal of getting an investor to go nationwide.

The Berkeley-based Cinnaholic vegan bakery that has captured much attention for their creative delights and exquisite cinnamon rolls has hopes of franchising across the country. To do so they will need some major backing and founders Florian and Shannon Radke are headingto ABC’s Shark Tank with the aim of…

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Australia’s killing of sharks deemed a horrifying “success”

Australians band together to protest shark cull.
Australians band together to protest shark cull.

Australians band together to protest shark cull.

More than 170 sharks were caught during a heinous and cruel cull policy in western Australia. Of those, around 50 sharks were murdered. And it was all legal as Australia embarked on the killing spree after a handful of fatal attacks took place in the country over the past two years.

Conservationists rightly charged the government of going against…

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Carne “Soychiladas”

A great Mexican dinner idea for the whole family to enjoy.
A great Mexican dinner idea for the whole family to enjoy.

A great Mexican dinner idea for the whole family to enjoy.

A great recipe during the Cinco de Mayo week across the Mexican Diaspora. We think this is a tasty treat for any dinner plans. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 (12 ounce) package vegan ground beef
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons minced garlic
sea salt and pepper, to taste
1-2 teaspoons taco seasoning
1/2 yellow onion, chopped
2 tablespoons…

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New study shows low-fat vegan diet good against MS fatigue

We already knew that vegan was best, now we break down some myths.
We already knew that vegan was best, now we break down some myths.

We already knew that vegan was best, now we break down some myths.

Sticking to a low-fat, vegan diet may help people with multiple sclerosis fight fatigue, according to a new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in Philadelphia.

The study, which began in 2008, is the first randomized-controlled trial to examine the effect of a low fat vegan diet on managing MS, an…

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Virginia Messina: “Never Too Late To Go Vegan”

New volume tells us it is never too late to go vegan.
New volume tells us it is never too late to go vegan.

New volume tells us it is never too late to go vegan.

This is an interview published by Farm.org and highlights a new volume by Virginia Messina and co-authored with Carol J. Adams and Patti Breitman:

Virginia Messina, also known as The Vegan RD, has a few books under her belt including “Vegan for Life” and “Vegan for Her;” both which I highly recommend. In her latest installment, co-authored…

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