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Caramel Apple Crumble Pie from Feasting on Fruit

This week’s featured vegan recipe is a Caramel Apple Crumble Pie from Feasting on Fruit. It’s healthy, oil-free, low-fat, and, if you use gluten-free oats and oat flour, it will be gluten-free too. For the recipe you’ll need a bunch of fruit: apples (shocking!), medjool dates, and a plantain, along with …

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Health

What You Need to Know About Iron on a Vegan Diet

What is iron? Iron is an essential mineral that is important for the healthy red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout your body.1 In particular, iron is an important part of hemoglobin, a substance in red blood cells that collects oxygen from your lungs and transports it throughout your body. Two-thirds of the …

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17 Tasty Vegan Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

It’s that time of year, and pumpkin season is still going strong!   Do you love pumpkin, but you’re not sure what recipe to try next? Well, here are some pumpkin-y recipes that should keep you busy for a while! All of these are oil-free and most are gluten-free, or have a …

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Animals

Chickens: Not For Our Consumption

Chicken’s are a highly under-rated animal. Did you know they like to play and love dust baths? They have good memories, they have personalities, they feel pain, and, most of all, they want to live. Chickens enjoying their dust baths! “Chickens, whether intelligent or stupid, individual or identical, are sentient beings. …

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Active Outdoor Vegans

Mick, The Vegan Cyclist (UK) Q&A

This next installment of the Active Outdoor Vegans Series is with Mick Walker, of The Vegan Cyclist (UK), an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast! Mick shares a bit about his cycling, vegan, and healthy, plant-based journey. Powered by plants, Mick shows just you can do on a vegan lifestyle! About how …

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Vegan Life

Tips for Sharing a Meal & Conversation with Non-Vegans

It’s holiday time. From Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s, there may be multiple occasions when you find yourself in social situations around people who don’t follow a vegan, vegetarian, or plant-based lifestyle. Having some mental preparation for such times can help to diffuse potentially uncomfortable situations. Every situation is different, …

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Vegan Recipes

9 Hearty & Healthy Vegan Holiday Recipes

Here are 9 oil-free, plant-based recipes that can help make the perfect Holiday Meal (with some extra recipes so you have plenty to choose from!). Enjoy the traditional holiday dishes, but without the animal products. Holidays are a great time to share meals with others and show them just how tasty …

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Adopt Don't Shop

The Vegan Designer Q&A | Adopt Don’t Shop

This interview, of the Adopt Don’t Shop Series, is with Shiri (TheVeganDesigner) and the cute, furry, rescue trio who certainly all have their own unique personalities! What are your and your rescue’s names? My name is Shiri Takacs. My cats names are Fennel (tuxedo), Fidget (Gray), and Face (Tabby). Tell us …

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Vegan Recipes

Featured Vegan Recipe: Maple Baked Lentils with Sweet Potato

Featured Vegan Recipe: Maple Baked Lentils with Sweet Potato from Oh She Glows These maple baked lentils with sweet potato have a bit of maple syrup and apple for sweetness, balanced out with some apple cider vinegar (the amount depending on your preference) and are accompanied by mustard and tomato, …

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15 Vegan Protein Sources

It still seems to be the common misconception that you can’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet. Well, that’s just not the case. When it comes to vegan nutrition, these grains, beans, seeds, and vegetables high in protein can provide you with all you need. You can include these plant foods …

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Health

9 Plant Foods High in Calcium

Here are 9 Plant Foods High in Calcium, because if you’re worried about getting enough calcium on a plant-based, vegan diet, you shouldn’t be. You don’t need cow’s milk to get calcium. In fact, cow’s milk is harmful to your health, so you don’t want to rely on dairy products as your source …

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Adopt Don't Shop

V-dog Interview | Adopt Don’t Shop

Next up in the Adopt Don’t Shop Series is a Q&A with V-dog, the vegan dog food company! A vegan company through-and-through they can set you up with some good eats for your furry canine family members! Can you tell us a bit about V-dog and how the idea for …

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Vegan Recipes

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus An oil free, low fat, healthy red pepper hummus recipe from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). It’s a straight-forward hummus recipe, but with roasted red peppers added to the standard chickpea spread for extra flavour. And if you haven’t already, you’ll want to try out …

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Environment
Recycle and Reuse: Environmental Benefits of Water Recycling

Roughly 71% of the Earth may be covered by seas and oceans, but the water we need to sustain life is comparatively scarce. Groundwater, rivers, lakes, and streams provide the water we use for everything from drinking and bathing to irrigating fields, but they make up less than 1% of …

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Plastic Waste: Environmental Effects of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is a deceptively simple problem with a very complicated solution. It occurs when plastic accumulates in the air, land, or water, which happens quickly and easily. Plastic is used everywhere in many products, making up 10% of the world’s waste, and can take hundreds or thousands of years …

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11 Reasons Why Going Vegan Helps Save The Planet

When you go vegan, you’re helping to save the planet in a number of ways. Following a vegan lifestyle means not eating animal products like meat, dairy, fish, or eggs. It also means not purchasing other animal products such as leather or wool. When you stop consuming these animal products, …

50 Awesome Vegan Athletes to Follow on Social Media
Athletics

50 Awesome Vegan Athletes to Follow on Social Media

Every day there are more plant-based athletes. It’s only natural. A plant-based diet is the healthiest way to go. And it’s pretty simple, really. The better you feel, the better you’re likely to perform. People will catch on to that. Eating a plant-based diet and being active are two important …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Outdoor Adventure Travel with Taran and Melissa | Active Outdoor Vegans

Part of the Active Outdoor Vegans series, this interview is with Taran (of Go Sea Kayak) and his partner Melissa. Both avid outdoor adventurers and vegans, Taran is also a sea kayaking guide and outdoor photographer. They share with us a bit about their love of nature and outdoor activities, …

Active Outdoor Vegans

First Ever Vegan Ultra Event: Vegan Welsh 3000s (V3K) Interview

The Vegan Welsh 3000s is the world’s first all-vegan ultra event. Since 2014 the race, also known as V3K Ultra, has been part of SkyrunningUK. The route takes trail runners across the tallest peaks in Wales, testing the limits of endurance athletes from around the globe. In order to learn a bit more …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Vegan Triathlete Sylvia Jorger Q&A

An outdoor enthusiast and competitive athlete, Sylvia Jorger is a passionate vegan runner and triathlete. Since adopting a plant-based lifestyle, she has seen considerable improvements in her health and athletic performance. As a 49 year old vegan athlete, Sylvia shows us how it’s done, sharing with us a bit about what …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Mick, The Vegan Cyclist (UK) Q&A

This next installment of the Active Outdoor Vegans Series is with Mick Walker, of The Vegan Cyclist (UK), an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast! Mick shares a bit about his cycling, vegan, and healthy, plant-based journey. Powered by plants, Mick shows just you can do on a vegan lifestyle! About how …

Athletics

Q&A with Vegan Runner Eats

Alina from Vegan Runner Eats shares her experience as a vegan runner and marathoner and how going plant-based has helped her. Along with sharing her running and athletic experiences on Vegan Runner Eats, there are also plenty of great plant-based recipes and tips. And be sure to check out her artistic sock monkeys and other cute …