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GIVEAWAY: Hot For Food’s New Cookbook! (Plus Bonus Recipe)

In her debut cookbook, YouTube powerhouse Lauren Toyota presents a fun and irreverent take on vegan comfort food that’s saucy, sweet, sassy, and most definitely deep-fried. Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics is a bold collection of 101 recipes where the world of comfort food and vegan cooking collide as Lauren Toyota (mastermind behind Hot For Food) shares her favorite recipes and creative ways to make Philly Cheesesteak, fried chicken, and mac ‘n’…

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Books/ Giveaways and Contests/ Veganism

Five Things I’m No Longer Skeptical About Going Vegan (Plus GIVEAWAY)

When I went vegan it was overnight. I pretty much went to bed with chicken wing sauce on my fingers and woke up pressing tofu. In fact, my whole vegan saga is the subject of the new book The Skeptical Vegan (Skyhorse Press) coming out at the end of July. (Make sure to read through to the end for a GIVEAWAY!) I was the last person on the planet that you’d…

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Animal Rights/ Books/ Fashion/ General/ vegan history

The Fur Industry – Some History

A grim ‘pro-fur’ item in our Ernest Bell Library. A circa 1870/1880 advertising card. Corde Viridis – thank you so much for the translation – Paul Körner Fur trader Specialty: various skin carpets with or without naturalised heads. Humans are selling the skins of animals, and we are pretty certain that the animals didn’t all die of old age. Lion, Tiger, Panther, Jaguar……. Current Prices – for skins with naturalised heads Lions skins…

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Animal Companions/ Books/ Cooking/ Recipes

Vegan Holiday Dog Treats

Banana Bread Dog Treats

There are a number of store bought vegan dog treats you can purchase regularly or to give as gifts during the holidays, but there are just as many ways to create your own treats for the holiday season. For starters, you can try this recipe for Banana Bread Bones. Making homemade treats is really easy and is even an excellent option for something to give as a gift. These Banana Bread Bones…

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Books/ Reviews

Why You Need To Read Proteinaholic Even If You Don’t Eat Meat


Do you feel confused by all the conflicting health claims about diet and nutrition? Even if you are well-versed in all the nutritional benefits of a plant-based diet, all it takes is for some smooth-talking champion of the Paleo fad to post an article claiming that saturated fat and cholesterol are good for you, and it’s easy to let a glimmer of doubt creep in. Even if you don’t really…

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