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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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Grilled Cheese- Convergence of Comfort and International Influence

Someone mentions “grilled cheese” and you cannot help but to feel as emotionally gooey inside as the sandwich’s main ingredient. Kids and adults alike get comfort from grilled cheese sandwiches. They just seem to make the day a little brighter. As kids (and as adults when we get busy!), we kept it pretty simple – a few slices of cheese inside bread, and maybe the long shot of tomato soup…

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Health/ Products

Grape Skins and Blueberries Aid Health

  What is Resveratrol? Resveratrol is a substance that can be found in grape skins, blueberries, pomegranates and several other plants, and has found to benefit health in a variety of ways. There is a lot of hype around resveratrol and for good reason. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol antioxidant that is categorized as a phytoalexin, an antimicrobial compound that is produced by plants to protect them from rough…

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A Perfect Fuel Chocolate

While grazin’ on samples from booth to booth at the Natural Food Expo West last month, HappyCow came upon a new chocolate product: Perfect Fuel Chocolate It was founded by athlete Nicolas Warren just hours before a race was about to begin. He asked the simple question, “Why Not?” Why can’t ginseng be fused into delicious, raw cacao for portable, long-lasting energy?… Out of this sudden surge of inspiration came…

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Why Martha Stewart Says ‘No’ to Factory-Farmed Eggs

In the April issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine, Martha talks about the flock of chickens at her farm in Bedford, New York. She started raising her own hens, she says, after personally visiting a factory egg farm. “I was so disturbed by what I saw—the cruel, inhumane conditions—that I vowed to always have my own coop,” she writes. The “cruel, inhumane conditions” Martha speaks of are the battery cages…

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Health/ Products

Move Out Of The Way Whey, There’s a New Kid in Town

Looking to add more protein in your diet or move away from buying traditional protein powders made with whey or soy? Pure Vegan Pea Protein is a delicious and nutritious way to add Non-GMO protein to your diet. Pure Vegan Pea Protein is a blend of vegan protein that is derived from golden pea kernels. All batches are tested by Pure Vegan’s quality assurance, quality control and research and development…

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Introduction to a Whole New World of Vegetarian Options

As one walk up to brightly lit store in Chinatown in New York City, May Wah Vegetarian Market may seem like any other markets that have large freezers and pictures of delicious plates of food on the walls. However this is heaven to many vegetarians and vegans searching for the perfect protein substitute to what they have been missing. Recently mentioned in the New York Times “Where ‘Chicken’ Actually Tastes…

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Product Review: Alive and Radiant Kale Chips

It wasn’t too long ago that I found myself spending my afternoons gorging myself with grease laden snacks and passed out on the couch from the “crash” I got as a result of those fatty foods. Grocery stores are filled with enticing processed foods composed of ingredients that we can barely make out. But the pictures that are plastered on each package are so drool-worthy, we can’t help but snatch…

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Events/ Products

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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2012 Top 10 Compassionate Gifts + Exclusive Discounts

Veggie Greetings   Celebrate the holiday season Veg style! As you are purchasing presents for friends and loved ones, please consider supporting companies that practice sustainability and compassion for animals. Please enjoy Cows’ perfect gifts finds + discount codes. Use coupon code “happycow” get 10%OFF all products – expires Dec 7 The best 100% vegan holiday shopping site you’ll find online Take 50%OFF at Susan Nichole with promo code “HAPPYCOW”…

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