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Miss Saigon – Lisbon

When we went to Lisbon two years ago we did not know what to expect. Of course we did our ‘homework’ and copied a list from the HappyCow site with all kinds of vegan options. Miss Saigon was one of them. It took us a while before we found the place but it was worth searching for! Miss Saigon is a squeaky clean white minimalistic restaurant that serves multicultural dishes.…

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10 Tips On Going Vegan

10 Tips On Going Vegan

Veganuary is upon us. Here’s 10 tips for anyone giving veganism a try now or at any time. 1. Always remember you are doing the right thing Embracing veganism is exactly the right thing to do. Veganism benefits so many aspects of existence on earth (and certainly too many for this short article). Some are: a) Health. With every mouthful of food you ingest you are making a decision on…

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Celebrity Interviews/ General/ vegan history

VEGAN 2016 – THE FILM: A Growing Movement Under Attack

HappyCow features in this truly excellent documentary by Klaus Mitchell and the team at Plant Based News – click above to watch. The HappyCow section starts at time marker – 10.32 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasednews  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/plantbasednews Twitter: https://twitter.com/plantbasednews Instagram: https://instagram.com/plantbasednews    …

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Cooking/ General/ Recipes/ Veganism

Green Spaghetti (Tallarin Verde)

Green Spaghetti (or Tallarin Verde) is very popular in Peru. It is very similar to pesto, with an addition of Peruvian pepper paste. This recipe was created for my cookbook, Peruvegan, and I promise it will be the best pesto you have ever tasted! The recipe is mostly raw (except for the sauteed onion) and contains no oil (except for the sauteed onion). It’s full of raw spinach, and a…

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The Secret Reason We Eat Meat: Carnism by Melanie Joy

These are a couple of minutes of graphic content – in her talk, Melanie Joy warns that it is coming. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a noted speaker, and the author of “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows.” Melanie is a recipient of the Institute of Jainology’s Ahimsa Award. Her work has been…

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