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VauteCouture’s Summer Sample Sale Starts Today

Vegan fashion line VauteCouture‘s summer sample sale starts today! Lasting through June 15th, the appointment-only Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn will offer 25% off everything, including new seasonal items, as well as deep discounts on winter clothing. VauteCouture gained nationa...
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On PETA, Trayvon Martin, and Being a Black Critical Race Researcher in White Spaces

Reblogged from The Sistah Vegan Project: The full title of this talk is actually "'Never Be Silent' and the Packaging of Neoliberal Whiteness: On Trayvon Martin, PETA, and Being a Black Critical Race Researcher in White Spaces". I just could't fit the entire title in the ...
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How to Make Sorbet (+ Sorbet Recipes)

I was in Vegas last weekend and treated myself to vegan sorbet at The Venetian. (See my previous Vegas post, A Vegan Taste of Vegas).I posted a picture of the variety on Facebook and dozens of Herbies left comments asking how they could make sorbet themselves at home and whe...
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My Best Vegan Cookie Recipe Yet. Plus, 7 Secrets to Cookie Success!

Ah the cookie. A perfect sweet treat. Simple and comforting yet always held in high regard. Even some of the poshest "foodie savvy" restaurants in town include a dessert offering of "milk & cookies." (I recently went to Crossroads in LA and they serve...
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Herbie of the Week: Sarah

Meet our amazing Herbie of the Week, Sarah! Sarah has lost well over 100 lbs. and was amazed at how easy it was for her to get healthy and happy through a plant-based lifestyle. Back in January, Sarah sent me the following email:"This is not a question, this is a THANK YOU!...
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Identifying Communication Problems in your Business

Communication is essential for a successful business, so you need to make sure you have the right equipment and guidelines. If your business has sloppy communication then you may experience a loss of efficiency, a loss of sales or, most significantly, a loss of customer con...
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garlic scape pesto recipe

Creamy Garlic Scape Pesto over brown rice pasta Today's recipe comes inspired by two gorgeous bunches of garlic scapes that arrived in this week's CSA share. For those who are new to garlic scapes, they are simply the undulating tips of the garlic plants. Full of garlic ...
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Summer. Pita. Bowl.

New make-your-healthy-happy-life-a-little-bit-easier recipe!.. Meet my summer meal featuring a "make-ahead" sandwich concept: the Summer Pita Bowl. This pita bowl features my Avo-Citrus-Sprout Hummus-Stuffed Pitas. Because everything is better with creamy avocad...
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Vegan Drinks LXI, the Recap: Thank YOU for Supporting VINE Sanctuary!

Thank YOU for hanging out and supporting VINE Sanctuary at Vegan Drinks NYC on May 30th. Cheers to Fontana’s Bar for hosting and to SoulKofa for feeding us! And, extra special thanks to those organizations and individuals who made Shout Outs: VINE Sanctuary Sea Shepherd ...
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Educating for a Just, Peaceful & Sustainable Future Conference coming in September

On Saturday, September 21st the Educating for a Just, Peaceful and Sustainable Future conference will be held at NYU’s Kimmel Center. The day-long event, which aims to highlight ” …the power and promise of humane education as a key to fostering a generation of soluti...
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Alternative Black Masculinities, Hip Hop Eco-Consciousness, and Decolonial Vegan Nutrition?

Reblogged from The Sistah Vegan Project: What Can Alternative Black Masculinities Look Like Through Hip Hop Rooted Eco-Consciousness, Animal Compassion, and Decolonial Vegan Politics?   This is just one of the many questions I hope the Sistah Vegan Project can answer, th...
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Animal Liberation, Tokenizing 'Intersectionality', and Resistance Ecology: Critical Race Perspectives

Reblogged from The Sistah Vegan Project: This is a video of the keynote address of Dr. Breeze Harper of the Sistah Vegan Project and Lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project. We did an interactive keynote discussion format for the the Portland State University's "Resista...
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Peanutty Breakfast Wrap, Tropical Salsa, Polenta & Black Beans and More (+ FREE Couch to 5k eBook!)

Special alert: FREE!! eBook with this week's awesome meal plan. To get you moving this Spring & Summer, I'm including my Couch to 5K program! I developed this program when I was a personal trainer and I'm proud to say it has maintained a 100% success rate....
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Vegan Travel: Maui's Fairmont Kea Lani Resort & Spa + My Top Ten List!

Last week my husband and I took our very first trip to Maui, Hawaii together. Though I have traveled to Maui several times growing up in Cali, this was his first trip to the island, and our first Hawaii trip together (a long-planned must-go-there vacation!) - and this was m...
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Breeze Harper at UC Davis TODAY: "Trayvon Martin, PETA, and the Packaging of Neoliberal Whiteness"

Reblogged from The Sistah Vegan Project: If you enjoy the work I have done, if it has helped you, your organization, your students, your family, etc, and you want to see it go to the next level of a non-profit social justice organization, please contribute what you can by...
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Plant-Based (Vegan) Camping Trips: Tips from an Experienced Herbie Camper

I'm always getting requests do a post about tent camping or RV camping, etc. Due to serious insect allergies in my family, camping isn't something we do too often (I mean, we like nature and all, but there comes a point where the hassle is just not worth it). We can ...
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Improving the Response from your Marketing

Investing in advertising, online marketing and other forms of promotion without a strategy can generate often at best inconsistent revenue. However, there are ways to learn about your customers and produce more effective promotions by monitoring and analysing the responses ...
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Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World: Review and Giveaway

I'm sure you know by now that I love Allyson Kramer. In fact, her name is mentioned frequently in our household because I cook out of her first cookbook, Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats, at least once a week. I've talked gushed about her book here and here. And I've given her ...
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Cantaloupe Spin on my Fave Matcha Shake!

The culinary highlight of most of my workdays is my smoothie break. Fast, easy, delicious, energizing. And I usually whip up my fave matcha (or spirulina!)protein shake. Today I made a tiny change with some delicious results! Check out the recipe..Read more » This is a sum...
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Paying Outstanding Tax Bills

If you have received a tax bill rather than a refund, it is important that you pay it. Sorting out your tax obligations is important for both businesses and individuals. Failure to pay your tax bills on time will lead to penalties, interest payments and possibly prison. Tax...
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Recipe of the Week - 1001 Island Dressing

There’s nothing missing from this dressing, only goodness added! 1000 Island is my husband’s favorite salad dressing, and pretty much the only one he likes, so this recipe makes quite a lot to keep up with the volume we go through!The consistency of the final dressing ...
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Toast with Green Pea Spread, Avocado and Radishes

This was our lunch today. It was very tasty. The pea spread is nice alone, but the avocado and radishes added another dimension that was really nice. he pea spread also makes a nice dip for vegetables or crackers. Yield: 8-12 slices Ingredients: for the pea spread: 2 &amp...
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Well-dressed vegans everywhere know Vaute Couture is the place...

Well-dressed vegans everywhere know Vaute Couture is the place for the chicest, warmest, best-looking, and best-made vegan coats on the market. Leanne is a beautiful genius and we should be thanking her on every cold day that we are looking good and feeling gorgeous. Now�...
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It's Paul Shapiro's Animal News You Can Use!

It’s Paul Shapiro’s Animal News You Can Use! Yay, Paul! Yay, Animals! Huge news this week: The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education voted 4-1 to enact an exclusively vegetarian Meatless Monday policy at all K-8 schools in the district. Unsurprisingly, thi...
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Are you ready?!

No I didn’t harvest all these vegetables today…  Its been so cold and rainy here, one would never know its June.  But this is a picture from one of our harvests last summer to remind you, excite you, and get you stoked for the Sheboygan summer farmers market!! Vegpod w...
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Vegan product reviews (Vida Vegan Con swag) | Giveaway

My morning smoothie tastes so much better now that I can have it in a VVC mug. The mug was part of the enormous amount of swag we were handed when we signed in for Vida Vegan Con at the art museum in Portland. The bag was just the first collection of goodies we received �...
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Project: Backyard Waterfall, River, Racetrack

  Have you seen those posts on Pinterest about how to make a river in your backyard using foil? I saw it, looked like fun so we tried it. See below for the results of that effort (and before you judge, yes we know our lawn is outta control. I swear we just mowed). Then...
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Recipe: Pinto Quinoa Patties

I'm always looking for a good vegan burger recipe that's gluten-free or can be modified to be made without gluten.  One of the problems I have with most recipes is that without breadcrumbs or that gluten "glue," they just fall apart when you eat them.  Or...
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Delicious Eating and A Garden Update

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a great week! We have another fun, busy weekend ahead. We made another "Summer Fun List" and we've been checking things off left and right! Going back to last weekend... On Sunday, after collecting spring water, we went to my Father-in-law's ...
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My Best Vegan Cookie Recipe Yet. Plus, 7 Secrets to Cookie Success!

Ah the cookie. A perfect sweet treat. Simple and comforting yet always held in high regard. Even some of the poshest "foodie savvy" restaurants in town include a dessert offering of "milk & cookies." (I recently went to Crossroads in LA and they serve...
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Wellness Weekend June 6 – 10, 2013

Happy Thursday, everyone! Hope you are having a great week. Well, it’s about to get better, anyway: time for Wellness Weekend! As always, thank you to all of you for dropping by and sharing your incredible recipes. I love seeing what you cook up each week! Newsy Tidbits: J...
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A Child’s Epiphany

Out of the mouths of babes! This absolutely adorable video shows a three-years-old Portuguese boy as he questions the source of the food on his plate, ultimately deciding he prefers we leave animals upright and happy versus chopped up to eat. Raising Vegetarian Children...
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Sweet Garden Basil Pesto with Parmela

 Sweet Garden Basil Pesto with Parmela, Garlic, Lemon, Bariani Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea SaltVegetable Shells, Avocado, Sweet Grape Tomatoes, Garlic Chives  ...
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NYC: Can we talk about Peacefood Cafe's chickpea fries?!

A new Peacefood Cafe opened a few months ago and they totally deliver to my work in Gramercy! And let me tell you, their chickpea fries are out of control. Whatever this “house dipping sauce” is, it’s freaking solid gold. I highly recommend. They have great sandwiches ...
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Feral

  My children are a teensy bit feral. I like it that way. I want my children's earliest memories to be of playing outside, the feel of sunshine on their (sun-screened) skin.   I want them to know what dirt tastes like, to not fear worms and roly-polys. I want my girls t...
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Summer. Pita. Bowl.

New make-your-healthy-happy-life-a-little-bit-easier recipe!.. Meet my summer meal featuring a "make-ahead" sandwich concept: the Summer Pita Bowl. This pita bowl features my Avo-Citrus-Sprout Hummus-Stuffed Pitas. Because everything is better with creamy avocad...
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Mejadra (from Jerusalem: A Cookbook)

I guess my love of onions--fried, thank you, is what brought me to this dish. The basic components of the meal are lentils and rice. Don't underestimate what you can do with these two mandatory vegan kitchen ingredients. Paired with coriander seed, cumin seed, cinnamon, alls...
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Where Else Would I Have My Birthday Dinner?

So, OF COURSE, I went to Millennium for my birthday dinner.  To be clear, this was actually a few days after my birthday, an event which was celebrated at home with all my friends and included a ton of vegan food and cake.  I meant to take pictures.  I failed.  So, inste...
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Grain-Free, High Protein Raw Cookie Dough Snack

One of the fundamental principles taught in English 101 is the essay “thesis statement”–that’s your stance on an issue, your argument, your point of view. When I first learned how to craft a thesis, my professor was very clear: never choose a topic related to life-or...
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Not Baby Crazy

 When I was 11 or 12 I bought a baby doll with my allowance. We were visiting my grandmother and for some reason that was the time to buy this particular doll. If you are of my generation you may remember this doll...it had a diaper that you took off and swirled in a bowl o...
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