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Cooking/ Health/ Nutrition/ Recipes

Health Benefits of Asparagus

Health Benefits of Asparagus

Walk into a grocery store and there in the produce section is an array of fruits and vegetables in every color of the rainbow. There are rows of green kales, spinach, herbs, beets, carrots, celery, and more that are automatically sprayed with water every few minutes to keep them fresh. There are displays full of apples, oranges, pears, bananas, avocados, and melons to name a few, all neatly piled and strategically placed.…

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Cooking/ Environment/ Events

Lab-Grown Burger to be Eaten Today

The first burger to be made entirely out of lab-grown meat is going to be eaten today in London.  There have been stories about petri dish meat  for a couple of years now, but it looks like it has finally been done.  Some think it is a good thing for animals and the environment, and others consider it a twisted science experiment that humans should not be doing.  In any…

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Dining/ Restaurants

HappyCow’s Top 3 Vegetarian Restaurants in Philadelphia

Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

Our members have spoken – the City of Brotherly Love is a great place to go veg.  Philly is famous for its food, but most of it isn’t very animal friendly.  The good news is that there are some great vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the city, and they get rave reviews from their customers.  With 22 restaurants listed on HappyCow, Philadelphia cooks up some unique food, and the chance…

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General/ Meatless Monday/ Recipes

Meatless Mondays: Mediterranean-inspired Stir Fry

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach.   Ingredients: 1/4 pumpkin, thinly sliced 1 bunch of asparagus, cut lengthwise 2 zucchini (courgette), thinly sliced…

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Cooking/ General/ Health/ Meatless Monday/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

Meatless Mondays: Raw Lasagna

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you preparing this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach. Ingredients: 1 zucchini (courgette), sliced with vegetable peeler 1 carrot, sliced with vegetable peeler Spinach leaves 1…

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Cooking/ General/ Health/ Meatless Monday/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

Meatless Mondays: Pasta with Pine Nuts and Veggies

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach.   Ingredients: 6 garlic cloves, crushed 10 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered 1/3 cup oil 1 tbsp…

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Cooking/ General/ Health/ Meatless Monday/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

Meatless Mondays: Quinoa Sushi Nori Rolls

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach. Ingredients: Nori sheets Sushi bamboo mat 2 cup of cooked quinoa (red, black, or white) and brown…

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Cooking/ General/ Health/ Meatless Monday/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

Meatless Mondays: Stir-fry with Linseed (Flaxseed)

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach. Ingredients: 6 okra, sliced 2 zucchini (courgettes), sliced lengthwise 1 red capsicum (pepper), thinly sliced ½ cup…

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Cooking/ General/ Health/ Meatless Monday/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Veganism

Meatless Mondays: Tofu and Vegetable Gnocchi

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach.   Ingredients: 1 carrot, grated 1/4 pumpkin, grated 1 zucchini (courgette), grated 1/4 broccoli florets 1/2 eggplant…

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