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A Day In The Life Of A Vegan Traveler In Bali

A Day In The Life Of A Vegan Traveler In Bali

When people come to Bali they are looking to get away from their busy lives and enjoy some time to relax and explore. I love the unique Balinese culture found on the island. Each day I eat the most amazing traditional food that often is naturally vegan, catch some waves surfing on the most beautiful beaches, and stretch my body with yoga classes. The experience you receive here is more…

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Animal Rights/ Celebrity Interviews/ Veganism

Interview: Jo-Anne McArthur – photographer, activist, Ghosts In Our Machine

Today we sit down with Jo-Anne McArthur to learn more about her, her passions, her journey, and the importance of telling the stories of those who can’t speak for themselves. The newly released documentary, The Ghosts In Our Machine directed by Liz Marshall, tells the story of abused animals through the eyes and lens of Jo-Anne. Her photographs are captivating and show clearly the emotions and feelings of her subjects who…

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Cooking/ HappyCow Site/ Recipes

Your Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Guide

Have you planned your Thanksgiving holiday spread yet? We’ve got delicious recipes right here on HappyCow and would like to share some of our favorite bloggers recipe roundups with you! One Green Planet has a huge selection of recipes just perfect for the holidays! You’ll find my Quinoa with Roasted Root Veggies and Currants, seen below, which makes a perfect gluten-free alternative to stuffing. Some of the most drool-worthy recipes can…

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Celebrity Interviews/ Travel/ Veganism

Interview With A Vegan Band: We Are The Wilderness

Not only do we like to promote vegan food and our favorites restaurants here on the HappyCow blog, we like to recognize other vegans doing awesome things in the world! Like the all vegan band, We Are The Wilderness. This new band has been likened to Portishead and Postal Service. The band recently supported vegan fashion brand Modavanti for their Indiegogo campaign and teamed up with PETA as well. Health enthusiast…

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Celebrity Interviews/ Events/ Health/ Travel/ Veganism

PlantBuilt Vegan Bodybuilding Team Showdown

Last weekend HappyCow member, Christy, shared the stage with a group of vegans that formed to compete in a natural bodybuilding show in Austin called the Naturally Fit Super Show. It would be the largest gathering of vegans at a bodybuilding show ever. Though I wasn’t on the team I thought it would be a fun goal to work toward and I busted my butt in the gym to attempt…

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Cooking/ Health/ Nutrition/ Recipes

It’s Hemp Week and Two Delicious Recipes!

It’s the 4th Annual Hemp History Week! June 3rd-9th, 2013 Hemp has been on the “IN” list for years. It’s one of the most well known “superfoods”. But for some reason I did not get on the hemp train until this year. Sure, I’ve had it in smoothies and dressings at restaurants, but didn’t start using it on the regular in my own kitchen until a few months ago. Crazy…

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Events/ General/ Health/ Products/ Restaurants/ Travel/ Veganism

Veggie Festivals Sweep the Nation!

I’ve been to vegan festivals and conferences across the nation as both an attendee and a speaker. You can find them in almost every large city in the country and they continue to grow! Vegan festivals are even in Texas of all places! The last one I attended and spoke at was the 2nd Annual Texas VegFest in Austin where I currently live. Austin is pretty hip and progressive with…

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Dining/ HappyCow Site/ Restaurants/ Restaurateur Interview Series

Restaurateur Interview Series: Karyn’s Fresh Corner

Karyn’s Fresh Corner 1901 N Halsted Chicago Illinois 60614 312-255-1590 Owner: Karyn Calabrese Is this your first restaurant? First restaurant but second location. What made you decide to open a vegetarian/vegan restaurant? I started being a vegetarian in my 20’s, that was over 40 years ago and there was not any place to eat, especially when I started moving into a completely plant based diet. I wanted to be able…

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