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Q&A with KD Traegner of Your Daily Vegan | Adopt Don’t Shop

This next interview in the Adopt Don’t Shop Series is with KD Traegner of Your Daily Vegan. Meet their rescue fur family! What are your rescues’ names? There are nine animals that live with me- two dogs and seven cats that range in age from 21 years old to 1 …

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Featured Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

This week’s featured vegan recipe is one from Forks Over Knives: Red Beans & Quinoa An alternative to the usual rice and beans this is a straight-forward recipe that doesn’t take long to prepare (approx. 35mins). Feel free to use dry beans if you like, but finding some canned (or …

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Q&A with Daria Zeoli | Adopt Don’t Shop

This next interview in the Adopt Don’t Shop Series is with Daria Zeoli of Your Daily Vegan, and her rescue Millie!    Millie, sporting a lovely jacket What is your rescue’s name(s)? Millie, aka Mills, Millie-moo, Boo, Boogie. Oddly enough, Millie is not her original name, though she already had it when …

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Lisa and Krishna | Adopt Don’t Shop

This week we’ll be meeting Lisa and Krishna, learning about how they found each other and their journey together. Krishna also follows a balanced plant-based diet, so he gets all the nutrition he needs! What is your rescues’ name? Krishna. He’s part malamute and part black lab. Can you share …

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Online Vegan Shop | Vegan Supply

Have you heard of Vegan Supply yet? They’re a vegan owned & operated company that has a growing selection of hard to find vegan items. A Vancouver, BC-based company, they particularly cater to those in Canada, but they’re willing to ship anywhere! It’s a great place to find your Hallowe’en …

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The Thinking Vegan | Adopt Don’t Shop

This next segment of the Adopt Don’t Shop Series is an interview with Gary and Kezia, the minds behind the ever informative website The Thinking Vegan! What are your and your rescues names? The two-legged people are Gary Smith and Kezia Jauron. The four-legged people are Chloë, Frederick and Douglass. How …

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Banana TV | Adopt Don’t Shop Series

This next interview in the Adopt Don’t Shop Series is with Cayley and Nicole, of Banana TV, and their growing rescue fur family.   Nicole with Irie What are all of your names (humans and fur family alike): Cayley and Nicole from Banana TV. Our fur family includes Irie (female pit mix), …

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Recipes for Vegan Cauliflower Wings

The perfect snack food to share while watching, well, whatever! Here are some of the many cauliflower “wings” to try out. Whether you’re in to crunchy, spicy BBQ, sweet & spicy… you’ll find something to suit in this list:   Cauliflower Wings/Bites Simple enough ingredients, with room to maneuver depending …

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Plant Based Muscles and Chihuahua Fur Family | Adopt Don’t Shop Series

This next interview is with Vanessa, of Plant-Based Muscles, and her rescue fur family! What are your dogs’ names? Pebbles, Angel, Diego and Sadie How and when did you meet? They were all rescued at different times. My first rescue was Pebbles, almost 9 years ago. Two years later I …

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Vegan Cherry Nice Cream for National Dessert Day!

A bit of a twist from the usual banana nice cream, enjoy some Cherry *Nice* Cream for National Dessert Day! Soft-Serve Cherry Ice Cream A cherry & chocolate chip ice cream from Forks Over Knives will provide the creamy treat you’re looking for, and it’s healthy too! This recipe has …

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Baked Sweet Potato Recipes

Here are three sweet potato recipes. Versatile, satisfying and delicious, sweet potatoes can be enjoyed in so many ways! Baked Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Chickpea Chili from The Vegan 8 First up, these baked sweet potatoes with chickpeas prove just how well these two go together! While your sweet potatoes and …

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Meat Free Athlete & Mr. Shenanigans Q&A | Adopt Don’t Shop Series

This first interview of the Adopt-Don’t-Shop Series on TheVeganJunction is with Anne-Marie, of Meat Free Athlete, and her rescue Mr. Shenanigans! What are your names? Hey, I’m Anne-Marie aka AMC, and my little guys name is Mr. Shenanigans. 🙂 How and when did you meet? About 8 years ago, I drove by …

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Adopt Don’t Shop Series

Adopt Don’t Shop Series on TheVeganJunction     This series is intended to inform and highlight the importance of adopting and rescuing animals rather than shopping at pet stores or “pre-ordering” your new family member directly from breeders. There are numerous ways to adopt or rescue a fur friend including rescuing …

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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
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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …