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Tempeh "Fish" Tacos, Zesty Lime Corn and Other Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo. What will you be serving with your margaritas? Here are my suggestions and some new recipes. There is no better meal than brunch. Breakfast and lunch all mixed together. No food is right or wrong. I love it. Start the day with my Mexican Sunday Brunch feast (even if it’s […]

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“Merry Mocha” Holiday Giveaway

What do pit bulls and chocolate have in common? They are both sweet, they are both often given a bad rap and they are both passions of Sarah Gross, founder of Rescue Chocolate. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, Rescue Chocolate donates 100% of the net profits from their sales to animal […]

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My 10 Favorite Books for Holiday Gift Giving

I love books. Books are among my very favorite things. Is it any wonder I married a librarian? Books make wonderful gifts and these are my top ten choices for vegan/animal rights books (cookbooks are not included in this list; that’s a separate list to come). It was hard to limit my choices so I […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from The "V" Word

Celebration for the Turkeys at Farm Sanctuary “Studies have shown the mortality rate to be as high as 75 percent during the first weeks of a turkey’s life. Birds that survive this critical time typically live a year or two. Some birds make it three years or longer. Turkeys have been known to live 10 […]

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Thanksgiving Mix and Match Menu Ideas

Most likely, you have already been planning your Thanksgiving menu for a month but if you’re like me, you may not have yet decided what delicious, compassionate dishes will grace your table this year. Looking back over my recipes, I see so many things I would love to make and attempted to make an organized list. I […]

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The "V" Word Holiday Giveaway!!!

The “V” Word is celebrating World Vegan Day (and month) by having its first-ever giveaway just in time for the holidays! Woo Hoo! I was given a VIP coupon for a FREE Tofurky Feast to give to one lucky winner! Our Tofurky Roast 2010 Holidays can be a rough time for vegetarians and vegans. Besides the […]

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Extreme Vegan Makeover: Colcannon Deconstructed: Cheezy Potato-Okra Corn Cakes with Cabbage and Collards Edition

Today is St. Patrick’s Day and I supposed that meant I should cook something green. But I eat green food every single day so I decided to celebrate by trying a green food I’ve never eaten before. Okra. I had never tried okra although I’ve wanted to. But it looks strange and I had no idea what […]

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