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Interview with Janet Kearney, Founder of ‘Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting’

Interview with Janet Kearney, Founder of ‘Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting’

Janet Kearney is the founder of ‘Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting’ and we grabbed a few minutes out of her schedule to find out more about this fast growing Vegan group. Can you let our readers who aren’t familiar with Vegan Pregnancy & Parenting how you got started and why you decided to get involved? A few years ago, when I […]

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Plant-Based Meals Reduce School District’s Costs and Carbon Footprint

Plant-Based Meals Reduce School District’s Costs and Carbon Footprint

Serving fewer animal products saved Oakland Unified School District in California money and reduced its carbon footprint, according to a case study reported by Friends of the Earth. The school district replaced meat, poultry, and cheese with plant-based foods in an effort to reduce its environmental impact and overall costs. The authors also analyzed purchasing records and greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Is Breastmilk Vegan?

Is Breastmilk Vegan?

Written by PETA Breastmilk is the number one choice for many new moms, including vegan ones. It contains antibodies that protect babies from infection, plays a role in the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and can lower a child’s risk of developing asthma and allergies later in life. Many vegan mothers are asked if they plan to breastfeed […]

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Behind the Book: What Inspired Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

Behind the Book: What Inspired Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

Santa’s First Vegan Christmas by Robin Raven tells the story of Dana, a forthright and fun-loving reindeer who lives in the Arctic. She meets Santa Claus one Christmas Eve when he is searching for reindeer to pull his sleigh. However, Dana shows him the error of his animal-using ways, and she gently opens Santa’s eyes to how we can be […]

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Plant-based superhero stories (and recipes) for grades K-3

Plant-based superhero stories (and recipes) for grades K-3

Getting your kids to eat (and love!) vegetables sometimes requires a few tricks up the sleeve. Enter “The Rootlets,” a fun book series for K-3rd graders where broccoli, kale, corn and carrots have superhero status. Now in it’s second installment with Trouble at Plantasy Land (Oct. 18, 2016), “The Rootlets” books follow the adventures of four veggie-haired best friends—Brocc, Carrotina, […]

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Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary, a book for Thanksgiving

Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary, a book for Thanksgiving

The first board book for little vegan readers! Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary is the story of how a turkey inspires compassion and ultimately, finds safety. Through colorful pages and a simple story fit for little hands, the board book helps young children understand the meaning of sanctuary and lightly explores the idea of choosing to prevent harm of other living […]

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Fall Gala to Raise Funds for Coalition for Healthy School Food, Oct. 20

Fall Gala to Raise Funds for Coalition for Healthy School Food, Oct. 20

The Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF) will host its annual gala to raise funds and awareness for healthy school food. CHSF is responsible for the first public (non-charter) vegetarian school in the country, PS244 in Queens, and assisted The Peck Slip school in Manhattan in adopting a vegetarian menu as well. The Coalition also helps schools transition to Alternative […]

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15 Tips For Raising Healthy Vegan Children

15 Tips For Raising Healthy Vegan Children

By Mimi Clark, Veggie Gourmet First published in 2013 by Live in the Now Back in the late ’80s when I was practicing macrobiotics/vegetarianism, I picked up a book by Michael Klaper, M.D. called Vegan Nutrition: Pure and Simple. Dr. Klaper had been an anesthesiologist who decided that instead of putting people to sleep, he would rather wake them up to the virtues […]

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First organic, plant-based, whole foods meal replacement for kids on feeding tubes

First organic, plant-based, whole foods meal replacement for kids on feeding tubes

Shelby Huerta (pictured) cried all the time. The food through her gastric tube gave the five-year-old digestive issues night and day. “It’s the hardest thing to see your child go through something that you can’t stop,” said Victoria Garcia, Shelby’s mother. “We were willing to try anything to help Shelby.” Victoria Garcia gave Shelby a new formula. Nourish is a […]

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5 Tips To Gain Control Over SNACKING

5 Tips To Gain Control Over SNACKING

By EarthyAndy.com Do you ever find that your kids fill up on snacks and don’t have any interest in meal times? I sure did! And then it dawned on me… if they know they can get snacks at any time why would they choose broccoli at dinner when they know they can get snack shortly after? Broccoli and company simply cannot compete with […]

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