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9 grams of saturated fats and 258 mg of cholesterol gone in just one breakfast

From GO Veggie! – Your partner in better health choices So you decided to seek a more plant-based diet by going dairy free and egg free, and possibly even meat free. In the case of allergies this decision can be involuntary, and other times it is a conscious choice from internal belief systems or a decision towards better health. No matter the path that got you there – vegan, vegetarian,…

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Delicious Holiday Eats & Vegan Treats

Greetings : ‘Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry. As we celebrate family and community in the coming days, please indulge on treats that are kind to both the animals and your body. Also try some of Cows’ favorite treats and goodies below. Happy Holidays. A deliciously dairy-free cheese alternative you can enjoy in your favorite recipes. Victoria Fine Foods Naturally organic, vegan, raw and delicious protein. It’s…

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Health/ Nutrition/ Products/ Recipes

Ancient Traditional Staples Offer Innovative Vegan Alternatives

Traditional, staple foods from Asia, central South America, New Zealand, Australia and many more continents have made their way to American tables for some time, and if one surveys the grocery, natural food, and even big box store aisles one can see that they are here to stay. Even though thirty years ago Asian foods like tofu, soymilk, and shiitake mushrooms were novelties reserved for hard-core ‘foodies’, these foods have…

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New Year Treat: Vegan Banana Ice Cream

  Hey Everyone, Happy New Year! To help you (and your family) stay on-course to a healthier lifestyle, we’d like to share this yummy,3-ingredient-vegan-ice-cream recipe! Yes, it’s a sweet dessert… BUT it’s a healthy treat. And you only need 3 simple whole food ingredients (plus optional toppings). 1 banana, peeled and frozen 1 tablespoon peanut butter or almond butter 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (per serving) Combine the ingredients in a…

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Product Review: Give me Sjaak’s! vegan chocolates + candy bars

Organic Vegan Chocolate Candy Bars. Mmm… just seeing these words make me salivate. Chocolate… candy… bars…! It’s been a very sweet week because I ate some awesome vegan chocolate candy bars & gourmet chocolates by Sjaak’s Organic Chocolate. I’m still in chocolate heaven cloud, actually. Just as soon as I had finished eating my first Sjaak’s chocolate candy bar, I went onto their website and drooled over all the different…

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Cooking/ Products/ Recipes

ecoVegan mock meat

While at the recent ExpoWest Natural Foods Expo in Anaheim, CA, we met with a new mock meat provider called ecoVegan.  Aside from doing an amazing job of imitating meat (even too close to the real thing for some!), this vegan owned company also produces these products in an exclusively vegan facility, so there is no chance for cross-contamination. Great to know, especially after such investigations like “Operation Pancake” done…

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EatPastry Vegan Cookie Dough

Last month at the annual ExpoWest Natural Products Convention not many products stood out for me. However one cool new snack item for us vegans is EatPastry vegan cookie dough.  I arranged to interview the CEO Jessie Williams and I’m sharing that below. HC) Hi Jessie, will you share a little about the history and founding of EatPastry.  Also, where did the name “EatPastry” come from and what does it…

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Just surpassed 25,000 members and 14,000 listings!

Welcome to The Veggie Blog, everyone. Hope your New Year is off on a good start! We just surpassed 25,000 members and 14,000 restaurant & store listings! – It’s already a great year here on HappyCow!!! . Seeking Bloggers: For those of you who are interested in promoting your creative endeavors on HappyCow, please drop us a line. We are accepting new blog entries for The Veggie Blog.  This is a great place to share your…

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