Monthly Archives: October 2018

Are vegans judgmental?

My jaw generally tightens when I read headlines like that. Thing is, every vegan I’ve met has been more than kind, exceedingly flexible, and generally wonderful. But… research says? Let’s take a peek: A recent Gallup poll found that about … Continue reading

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Need Halloween candy?

Under normal circumstances, we avoid sugar and definitely candy. That’s because generally speaking, candy can wallop you with a truck load of calories, a lot of it isn’t vegan, AND I can’t really think of many nutritional benefits. Enter Smarties. … Continue reading

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Dominion — the full documentary

Newly available on YouTube, Dominion is now available. I don’t know if this is a permanent situation, but here it is. It’s a tough ride so be aware… this reality is truly horrific.

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Do you enjoy vegan cheese?

Then this will make you ecstatic. According to Live Kindly, General Mills has invested $40 million in the vegan dairy company Kate Hill. For those who love cheese and milk, but want to avoid the health, environmental, and ethical complications of … Continue reading

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The incredible, edible… Pea?

Oh my, how diverse peas are! First (if memory recalls) Hampton Creek used pea protein for their Just Mayo. We use frozen peas in our version of guacamole. Peas add a splash of color as well as an explosion of … Continue reading

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Have you tried Beyond Meat?

We haven’t found it around here. That said, everyone over here tends to love our garbanzo burgers, I’ll post the recipe soon. That said, Beyond Meat appears to be doing pretty well. CNBC reports the company’s preparing to go public. … Continue reading

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Truffles!

I suck at photography but oy, these were good! Basic chocolate cake (from our fabulous Mix cookbook dipped in melted chocolate chips. The soft inner core juxtaposed with the crunchy chocolate shell felt particularily fetching. I baked a few in my … Continue reading

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Plant Based Halo Top?

Be still my heart. I make a ton of banana ice cream. It’s healthy, low calorie, very adaptable to a million flavors. But every now and then I want to grab a container straight out of the freezer and go … Continue reading

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Is the term “milk” confusing?

Apparently not. Here’s the deal: For quite a while, the animal dairy business has been on a campaign to ban the word “milk” from being used for anything beyond the fluid that comes out of the mammary glands of an … Continue reading

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Avocados aren’t vegan?

Not according to folks appearing on Qi (BBC): Huh. How ’bout that? QZ has a few thoughts on that. Commercial farming of those vegetables, at least in some parts of the world, often involves migratory beekeeping. In places such as … Continue reading

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