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Is Veganism Unenlightened?

Is Veganism Unenlightened?

Linda Arcuri April 14, 2016 0

In my continuing studies of Buddhism, a recurring theme capturing my attention is the idea of not having fixed opinions or views. I have seen this idea referred to as “beginner’s mind,” “don’t know

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Finding Compassion for the Less-Than-Vegan

Finding Compassion for the Less-Than-Vegan

Katie Medlock April 12, 2016 0

One time, in a vegan-friendly omni restaurant, there was this young woman conversing with her server over a platter of sushi. She could be overheard explaining that she is “vegetarian, but I still eat

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Yes, Vegans, You Do Make a Difference. Here’s Why.

Yes, Vegans, You Do Make a Difference. Here’s Why.

Marissa Podany April 6, 2016 2

It’s no secret that vegans would love to live in a world without the exploitation and commodification of animals. As idyllic and lofty as this goal may sound, that’s what we want. This kind

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Got (Vegan) Calcium?

Got (Vegan) Calcium?

Dianne March 25, 2016 0

After I’ve explained to people what vegans eat and that I do indeed consume plenty of protein, conversation can sometimes turn towards the topic of calcium. If I’m not drinking milk or eating cheese,

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Five Things I Learned About Green Tea

Five Things I Learned About Green Tea

Ada Jenkins March 11, 2016 0

As a health-conscious vegan, I am constantly looking for ways to improve my diet. However, I have not always given much thought to what I drink. Since most of our bodies are made up

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Laura Theodore’s Top Five Tips for Vegan-Ease Cuisine

Laura Theodore’s Top Five Tips for Vegan-Ease Cuisine

Laura Theodore February 25, 2016 0

Here are my Top Five Tips for starting on the path to Vegan-Ease Cuisine: Easy vegan meals, without sacrificing great taste or giving up the textures and flavors we all love! 1. If you

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Where Do You Get Your Protein?

Where Do You Get Your Protein?

Dianne February 24, 2016 3

The one question that herbivores get asked more than anything else is “Where do you get your protein?” It usually comes right after “You haven’t eaten any of the bacon or eggs. Are you

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EVEN VEGANS MAKE MISTAKES: LEARNING TO FORGIVE YOURSELF

EVEN VEGANS MAKE MISTAKES: LEARNING TO FORGIVE YOURSELF

Ada Jenkins February 12, 2016 1

My six-year-old vegan son recently came home from school in tears. He confessed that he had visited the school tuck shop and bought a snack that contained animal products. An older child had convinced

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Book Review: Jerry’s Vegan Women by Ben Shaberman

Book Review: Jerry’s Vegan Women by Ben Shaberman

Katie Dawson February 11, 2016 0

Most vegan books center on food, but a vegan lifestyle is so much more than the food you eat.  Yes, it’s the main component, but for many being vegan extends into all areas of

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10 Tips for Vegan Dining in Restaurants

10 Tips for Vegan Dining in Restaurants

Dianne February 4, 2016 1

Just as with any type of special diet, eating out as a vegan can be tough. You’re putting your faith (and stomach) in the hands of a stranger, and you can’t be 100% sure

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