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As a community that is rooted in compassion and committed to the belief that we all have the right to bodily integrity, this Nazi-like notion of what a “vegan” or “animal rights activist” looks like is nothing but offensive and antithetical to our movement.

In her latest cookbook, Veganize It!, Robin Robertson shows us how to easily make vegan versions of non-vegan food.

In his new book, Vegan Mexico, Soul-Satisfying Regional Recipes from Tamales to Tostadas, Jason Wyrick takes us on a culinary journey throughout Mexico, opens our palates to the amazing array of flavors that are found here, and shows us how to bring those flavors to our plates. Vegan Mexico is more than a cookbook in the sense of a collection of recipes, it’s a study of the cuisine of a country.

Kaporos is not a Mitzvah like fasting on Yom Kippur. Kaporos is a ritual, a custom. Customs can and do change. For the overwhelming majority of Jews in the world, this custom has long since evolved past its gratuitous animal cruelty roots.

October 6, 2016

Aquafaba

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Aquafaba is both the fancy name for the water that comes in a can of beans and the title of the new cookbook by Zsu Dever.

I had the opportunity to attend the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine‘s Leadership Summit last weekend in Washington DC. It was a great opportunity to get updated about the many ongoing initiatives they are undertaking at PCRM. I thought it might be nice to share some of the highlights as they are really making huge advances in a number of different areas. My weekend started off attending the opening celebration for the Barnard Medical Center. The vision of the Physician’s Committee President and Founder, Dr. Neal Barnard, the Barnard Medical Center is a state of the art medical facility in Washington D.C. where patients can come to see one of the many board certified physicians who take an approach to health and wellness that emphasizes prevention and nutrition. They are already changing many lives, helping their patients treat and reverse diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many other serious

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If you are curious about trying out spirulina, but are afraid it might be “too earthy” or gritty, Sprial Spring Choco Spring Spirulina is a good way to go.

As the saying goes, it is better to give than to receive. In that spirit, and to thank our readers and followers, we have assembled a fabulous assortment of books and treats to make someone’s holidays happier and full of vegan goodness. The Vegan Mos Fabulous Holiday Gift Pack has something for everyone! This package contains: The Vegetarian Flavor Bible by Karen Page The Lucky Ones by Jenny Brown Love, Animals & Miracles by Dr. Bernie S. Siegel & Cynthia Hurn Do Unto Animals by Tracy Stewart 3 boxes Daiya Cheezy Mac Phoney Baloney’s Coconut Bacon Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg 3 bags of Dandies vegan marshmallows (2 mini, 1 reg) 3 Naturade Vegan Shakes Choco No No’s 4 X Smarties ‘n Cream 4 JJ’s Sweets Cocomels 1 peppermint Rescue Chocolate 1 bottle Rudy’s Hot Smoked Red hot sauce This makes a great gift for anyone: the seasoned vegan, the new vegan or

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In his new book, The Happy Vegan, Russell Simmons touts his so-called veganism as an ethical choice while simultaneously saying cheating on those ethics is completely acceptable. We disagree completely. Simmons’ warped redefinition of veganism changes the goal from total animal non-use, confusing the moral baseline that is the central definition of the term.

My friend Jill, who is one of the kindest and most thoughtful people I know, told me yesterday over lunch that today is National Kindness Day. In her words, “Every day ought to be National Kindness Day” and I couldn’t agree more.