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Meatless Monday: New Year Detox Recipe

Nutrient packed and meat eater approved! Start the new year with this detox recipe that packs a flavorful punch. Happy New Year to all you Happy Cowlings! May this year bring you everything your heart desires and more. I am a huge, gigantic, I want to throw my arms around them, fan of Meatless Monday. They have done such an amazing amount of good in a relatively short amount of…

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Meatless Monday/ Recipes

Steamed Veggies with Garlic and Italian Herbs

This is hearty dish is easy to prepare and goes well with anything from bread to rice to pasta or even mashed potato. Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli florets 1 small carrot 3/4 cup button mushroom 4 cloves garlic salt and pepper Italian seasoning (basil, oregano, marjoram) 1. Peel carrot and cut diagonally. 2. Steam the broccoli florets and carrot until tender-crisp. Set aside. 3. Mince garlic. Set aside. 4. In…

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Meatless Monday/ Recipes

Vegan Southern-Style Cashew Cheese Grits with Kicked-Up Kale

Vegan Southern-Style Cashew Cheese Grits with Kicked-Up Kale Yield: 4 servings By Betsy DiJulio   I’m a southern girl who grew up eating grits on a weekly basis.  In my pre-vegan days, cheese grits were a Sunday breakfast staple.  But what is a vegan supposed to do?  It is true that vegan block-style and shredded “cheeses” are continually improving in flavor, texture and melting point.  But, I think they are…

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General/ Veganism

If Not Now, When?

  Around the first of the year, people kept asking me if I made any New Years resolutions.  My answer was always the same: “Anything that is that important to me, I will start right away.” I remember as a kid, the first time I heard someone say, “Mother’s day is everyday.”  I was in elementary school and it made such an impression on me.  Why do we just honor…

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