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Summer of Salads: Produce in Season from June to August

Summer of Salads: Produce in Season from June to August

By Molly Dermond | July 19, 2012 at 10:49 am | 2 comments

Photo by Forkable via flickr Being a vegetarian, I joke a lot that I’m on an “all-carb diet” of pasta, bread, chips, crackers, cereal, doughnuts, doughnut holes, muffins, cupcakes... well, you get the idea. I have to be diligent about getting the right amount of produce...

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Bean-Kale Soup: An Eco-friendly, Nutritious Soup Recipe

Bean-Kale Soup: An Eco-friendly, Nutritious Soup Recipe

By Jess Breen | June 27, 2012 at 11:53 am | No comments

Want to lessen your environmental impact, reduce animal suffering and improve your health? You can do it one plant-based meal at a time! The ecolutionizing powers of a veggie diet are many: fewer methane, nitrous oxide and other greenhouse gas emissions; reduced water...

Posted in: Food, HEALTH, Wellness

Green Entrepreneur Jill Robbins Heads Sustainable Cookie and Cake Business

By Nicole Schlosser | April 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | No comments

HomeFree founder, Jill, with her son Jill Robbins, founder of HomeFree, a business that makes organic, vegan, gluten-free, ready-to-eat whole grain cookies and coffee cakes free of common food allergens including peanuts, tree nuts, eggs and dairy, saw first-hand the problems...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Healthy Delectables’ Tamar Kagan Dishes on Sustainable Eating

By Nicole Schlosser | October 28, 2011 at 6:36 pm | No comments

Tamar Kagan, a lifelong vegetarian, proponent of natural foods, founder and owner of baked goods and healthy diet coaching business Healthy Delectables, teaches her clients to prepare quick, easy, nutritious meals and offers tips to the public with videos on her blog,...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Wild Animals Belong in the Wild!

By Jo Barlow | April 4, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments

Photo by chezynickannie via flickr Long ago, in the 1970s, when I was a little girl, I was taken to see the circus. It was supposed to be a big treat but I only have two lasting memories from that day. Firstly my terror of the clowns, something that stays with me to this day,...

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Good Day for the Animals: Japanese Whaling Suspended and Nocton Proposal Withdrawn

By Jo Barlow | February 16, 2011 at 6:01 pm | One comment

Photo by scott1e2310 via flickr In our fight to promote animal welfare across the globe, it’s not often us little people rise up successfully against the mighty corporations and governments but today has brought in two such wonderful results for the animals that I had to...

Posted in: Mindful Lifestyle

International Year of Forests: Join the UNEP in Celebrating “Forests for People” this Year

By Tuesday Phillips | February 2, 2011 at 7:10 pm | One comment

Member of the Cofán Dureno Indigenous community in northern Ecuador. Photo by Rainforest Action Network via flickr. Today at the United Nations Forum on Forests in New York, the UNEP plans to celebrate their launch of the International Year for Forests (IYF) with the slogan...

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Want to be Greener? Go Vegetarian.

By Nicole Schlosser | September 13, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments

Photo by Green in all 4 Seasons via flickr Going vegetarian, even just some of the time, can lower your environmental impact by helping to reduce pollution, and conserve land and water. You’ll also improve your health. The Cheshire, England-based Vegetarian...

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Have You Heard About the Crazy Rumors?

By Jennifer Thorington | September 3, 2010 at 2:09 pm | One comment

Photo by jessica_grc via flickr Remember the senses and flavors of your childhood?  Our friends at Crazy Rumors definitely do!  Not only do they make some amazing gourmet lip balms that are all natural and great for you, but their tasty flavors will take you back to a time...

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Animal Rights Gaining Popularity

By Nicole Schlosser | July 15, 2010 at 9:01 pm | No comments

In the U.S. and throughout most of the world, there is increasing concern for the rights of animals. From California’s egg referendum, placed on the ballot in 2008, to Spain’s recent call for rights for non-human primates, people are voting in greater numbers to...

Posted in: Food, Politics

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