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Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Cornelia Guest, author of Cornelia Guest’s Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and Easy Entertaining, is an activist, philanthropist, and businesswoman. In 2009, she founded Cornelia Guest Events and Cornelia Guest Cookies, catering charity and entertainment events with healthy, delicious vegan food. She has launched her own line of animal-friendly handbags, wallets, and dog accessories made with a vegan alternative to leather. […]

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U.S. author aims to bring vegan life to Main Street

U.S. author aims to bring vegan life to Main Street

When Victoria Moran was growing up in Kansas City, then home of the second largest stockyards in the United States, the concept of eating anything but meat was so unheard of that even the first salad bars were revolutionary. “People confused yoga and yogurt, and both were just odd,” said Moran, a long-term vegan. “It was a different time … […]

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10 strategies for eating vegan and saving money

10 strategies for eating vegan and saving money

1) Eat at home: When you prepare your own food, you save big money. Instead of grabbing mediocre fast food or takeout, save your money for a nicer restaurant meal once a month — or for the purchase of a new cookbook or two that will revitalize your interest in home cooking while introducing you to new recipes, techniques and […]

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Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

When high-profile celebrities decide to go vegan, they cast a bright spotlight on the benefits that can come with plant-based eating, ranging from lowering your carbon footprint to improving overall health. And because we know them from other aspects of their lives, it makes it easier for us to relate to their new food choices. After all, if burger-loving former […]

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Join the Food Revolution Summit Online for a Life-Changing Week

Join the Food Revolution Summit Online for a Life-Changing Week

Pioneering author of Diet for a New America, John Robbins has assembled a virtual “Who’s Who” of the vegan movement for an 8-day online exchange of ideas called the “Food Revolution Summit,” after his 2001 book The Food Revolution. John Robbins could have inherited the Baskin-Robbins fortune and empire. But he walked away from all the money and the power. Why? He […]

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5 Ways Being Vegan Saves The Planet

5 Ways Being Vegan Saves The Planet

Want to do something for Earth Day? Ditch the meat and find out how your diet affects the environment. Hey vegans: Go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for improving the world. Seriously, you’re saving lives with every forkful of food you eat. In addition to sparing animals from slaughter and cutting back on your chances of […]

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Veganism Is My Health Insurance

Veganism Is My Health Insurance

Going to the doctor is hardly an option for me. It hasn’t been since I left my last full-time job — and the health insurance it offered — about a year and a half ago, when I decided to pursue my writing career. As a freelancer, I’m lucky to enjoy a steady stream of work and a lot of creative […]

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Black People Are Vegan, Too!

Black People Are Vegan, Too!

Food activist, author and vegan chef Bryant Terry wants African-Americans to find a solution to healthy eating and cooking in his new book, “The Inspired Vegan.” For the past 10 years, Bryant Terry has been a vocal part of a food justice movement whose goal is to fight for better access to quality and sustainable foods in communities of color […]

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Casey Affleck Discusses Why He Became a Vegan

Casey Affleck Discusses Why He Became a Vegan

Casey Affleck shares his feelings about animal rights and why he chose the vegan lifestyle in this PETA video.

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