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Cold-Pressed Juices, Superfoods And Healthy Choices In St Barth For The Discerning Vegan Foodie!

Cold-Pressed Juices, Superfoods and Healthy Choices in St Barth for the Discerning Vegan Foodie! Only two years ago, it was almost impossible to find nutritious vegan dishes in a restaurant on this glamorous island. As an increasing number of us are craving cold-pressed-juices and fresh, nourishing foods during their vacation, it appears that our quest has become increasingly easy to achieve! Here are our favorite places for health-conscious gourmets: JUICE BARS/TAKE-OUT…

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Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

From the menu to the art to the market offerings, the things you find at Lifefood are curated with the utmost health in mind. The café style dining offers many to-go options, along with smoothies and Chinese herbal tonics. The market section offers high-vibe supplements, personal care products, and ingredients to make your own healthy vegan food at home. Life Food Organic Santa Monica is the 2nd location of one…

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Dining/ Events/ General/ Organic/ Raw/ Restaurants/ Veganism

2015 Hong Kong Top 10 Vegan/Organic Restaurant Awards

Wednesday 26 August witnessed the 2015 Hong Kong Top 10 Vegan/Organic Restaurant Awards presented by Happycow.com. Part of Natural and Organic Products Asia 2015 at the cavernous Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre, the ceremony was also supported by Meat Free Hong Kong. All the winning restaurants obviously had in common being geared to the vegan/organic food market. Also as a minimum, all are 100% vegetarian. Within that criteria though…

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Dining/ Travel

Vegan In Madrid

Vegan In Madrid

Thanks to HappyCow, it is always easy to find the best places anywhere to have a veggie meal. And there are several really nice places in Madrid you should definitely check out. But, how often do you get nice options that are also part of the local cuisine? Let me explain how, in Spain, you can do what the Spaniards do (well, at least in Madrid – note it is…

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Dining/ Travel

10 Vegan Dishes Not To Miss In Greece

Have you started planning your next vacation to Greece, only to discover that there are surprisingly few vegan or vegetarian restaurants in the country? Has your search on HappyCow left you discouraged, wondering if you’ll be subsisting on Greek salad (hold the feta cheese, please)? Fear not! While it’s true that veganism per se is not widely known or understood in Greece, the local cuisine is actually incredibly vegan friendly.…

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Cooking/ Stories

MasterChef’s Summer Veg Challenge

MasterChef's Summer Veg Challenge

After submitting a recent post on the slowly but surely growing presence of herbivory in the mainstream, I coincidentally received a casting call notice that was looking for vegetarians. This call wasn’t for chefs though, nor actors looking to be the next star, this simply wanted vegetarians to come…EAT. Easy enough. I like to eat. I clicked and soon after got an email from one of the producers who wanted to…

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Animal Companions/ Animal Rights/ Cooking/ Recipes/ Veganism

Cassy’s Favorite Vegan Dog Food Recipe

vegan dog food

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about one of my best friends who had passed (my vegan dog, Buddy). Now I want to introduce you to my vegan dog (Cassy) and her favorite vegan dog food recipe. We adopted Cassy from a sanctuary in 2004. She was almost three years old. Cassy is a mix of white shepherd and (we think) bull terrier. When we adopted her, one of her…

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Cooking/ Health/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

DIY Energy Bars

DIY Energy Bars

There were about 900 runners who came out to run on this cold, blustery 30 degree March morning here in Rhode Island. My husband and I came prepared with our hats, gloves and Underarmor gear, and waited in a heated tent for the race to start. When the gun went off we began our journey, running past the open ocean where we were greeted with a steady cold wind hitting us in the…

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