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If you are looking for a tropical vegan friendly getaway, we highly advise looking into the Kimpton Seafire on Grand Cayman.

November 22, 2017

2017 Fab For

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The gift giving season is upon us once again, so we thought we would share our recommendations for holiday gifts. We chose to call our list The Fab For…, as in fabulous for the kitchen, fabulous for grooming, fabulous for reading, etc. Let us help you make the yuletide gay and vegan.

We humans are story tellers. We ask each other hypothetical questions and formulate answers about what we might do under certain circumstances. However, the truth about those scenarios in real life is often radically different that what we imagine.

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.