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Vegan Cuts October Treats!

It’s a Hallowe’en bonanza over at Vegan Cuts this October! There’s a great selection of Hallowe’en themed goodies… Including this Superfood Chocolate Sampler + Pumpkin Spice Bar!   And this Dairy and Nut Free Halloween Chocolate Jack O Lantern Bag   Or, how about some Nut Free Peanot Butter Cups?   Find more …

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Vegan Recipes

Ratatouille Fusilli & Broccoli Potato Soup

Ratatouille Fusilli Ratatouille pasta from Darshana Thacker and Forks Over Knives Ingredients for Ratatouille Fusilli: 1⁄2 cup green lentils, rinsed and soaked 2 cups fusilli (or rotini pasta) 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their juice 1⁄2 cup finely chopped leeks (white and light green parts) 1 clove garlic, minced …

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Vegan Recipes

Lentil & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie by One Ingredient Chef

This featured vegan recipe is a Lentil & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie from One Ingredient Chef. The sweet potatoes (or yams, depending on what you use) provide some great colour and subtle sweet flavour. Along with all of the veggies and herbs, lentils add the finishing touch to this delicious meal! …

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Health

Vegan Health FAQ & Resources

Where do you get your…? Are you looking for answers to some of the commonly asked questions regarding a plant-based, vegan diet? The Plant-Based/Health resources section of TheVeganJunction is where to find the answers to many of those questions. Here are some of those Common Questions Answered by some of the …

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Vegan Recipes

Cheesy Potato-Kale Bake

This creamy potato recipe is from Vegan Street. It’s got yukon gold potatoes, kale, almond milk, creamy cashews, vegetable broth, paprika… all making, well, a cheesy potato-kale bake! I really like that you can just put this one in the oven and not worry about it. Feel free to stir …

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Animals

Vegan Comics: Vegan Sidekick Interview

TheVeganJunction recently got the chance to ask Rich, of Vegan Sidekick a few questions. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a bit more about the creator behind the comics and other great vegan content, now’s your chance! Could you share a bit about yourself and your journey to the vegan lifestyle? …

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Environment

Cow Poop and the Environment

Here is one more reason why going vegan helps the planet. *Waste* from factory farming and animal agriculture in general, really piles up*. Going vegan helps to eliminate* the need to breed these animals en masse, which means less fecal matter and less run-off. Large scale run-off from animal agriculture …

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Documentary 1 hr 30 minutes 2014 Filmmakers: Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn In a rare, yet refreshing approach, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a documentary that addresses some of the most important topics of our time. The film delves into the reality of animal agriculture, simultaneously covering …

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Vegan Recipes

Featured Vegan Recipe: Vegan Marinara Pasta Sauce

Because we could all use a go-to, simple to prepare, vegan pasta recipe! First, find & cook your favourite (whole grain) pasta. Then, load on a veggie-filled pasta sauce like this one from PotatoStrong​. If you add the completed sauce to the cooked pasta and stir it in, letting the …

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Vegan Life

Going Vegan: Resources for New Vegans

Jumpstart Your Vegan Lifestyle TheVeganJunction is here as your vegan resource, a place where you can find information and links to help you along your way! New to the vegan lifestyle and need some direction? Or just looking for some more vegan resources? We can help. Here are a few vegan resources to …

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Vegan Recipes

Featured Recipe: Vegan Mac & Cheese

Best Ever Vegan Mac & Cheese lives up to its’ name! Creamy, flavourful and gooey. Just as it should be. 😉 If you’ve had a hankering for mac & cheese, this is definitely a recipe you should try! It’s quite the gourmet recipe that even comes with the optional addition …

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Vegan Recipes

Mango-Banana Smoothie

A super simple fruit smoothie recipe!   Ingredients: Water 3 Bananas (fresh or frozen*) 1 Mango (fresh or frozen if that’s what you have) Pour some water into a blender, then add some chopped up bananas. Pulse them (or blend if you prefer, but the smoothie tends to oxidise a …

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Featured Recipes: Vegan Falafel Recipes

You don’t need to have deep-fried, oily falafels to enjoy a flavoured-filled meal, and these oil-free, vegan falafel recipes prove just that!   Vegan. Oil free. Unfried. Falafel burgers. Fabulous. – from Healthy Girl’s Kitchen Gluten-Free Oil-Free Baked Falafel – from The Vegan 8 Baked Falafel Burgers (Gluten free, oil free, …

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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
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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 …

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 …

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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 …