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THE EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE OF COWS

Despite what the industry would like us to know; Cows are emotionally sensitive and complex individuals, with remarkable emotional sensitivity. They are deeply affected by emotional and physical pain such as separation from their mothers, dehorning, isolation, being in line with others for their violent death, set before them.  Cows remember and discriminate humans from one another, display long term …

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MINK FARMS AND COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, Netherlands shuts down fur farms by the end of 2020. Mink farms were ordered to cull and slaughter more than 1,500 mink in June, due to the covid virus spread in over nine farms in the Netherlands. The WHO reported that two farm workers were infected in what was deemed to be the first …

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JOAQUIN PHOENIX WINS OSCAR, DELIVERING ELOQUENT SPEECH ON ANIMAL RIGHTS, IDENTIFYING INJUSTICE IN DAIRY PRODUCTION AND ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION

What a beautiful and powerful night for our animal rights community, vegans and everyone who could feel the power of Joaquin’s passionate delivery to be inclusive in the rights of all beings. Everyone was exhilarated and so thrilled that he used this platform to the millions in speaking up for babies and mothers in the dairy industry and so much …

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VICTORIOUS! FUR IS FALLING WITH FUR BANS WORLDWIDE!

2018/2019 have not been good for the fur industry. While a major slew of celebrities, high-end designers, and fashion shows have decided to ditch fur entirely, the global fur industry is now facing a more existential threat: being outlawed entirely. Kim Kardashian, once the most recognizable Hollywood celebrity regularly promoting fur fashion to her millions of fans, has not only …

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ORGANIC DAIRY FARM ~NATURAL PRAIRIE DAIRY IS EXPOSED FOR VIOLENT CRUELTY

Animal Recovery Mission (https://animalrecoverymission.org) has a new undercover investigation stemming from extreme cruelty by Natural Prairie Dairy located in North Texas. The undercover video reveals a nightmare for these animals, living in overcrowded sheds and feces ridden conditions. Far from what they want you to believe: Natural Prairie Dairy FB page shows cows in fields and makes cows seem they …

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Fair Life? Largest Dairy Undercover Investigation at Fair Oaks Farms/MILK DRINKER SUES WITH CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FOR “EXTRAORDINARY CARE AND COMFORT” CLAIMS

A California resident, Alain Michael, filed a lawsuit, seeking class-action status against ‘Fairlife’ a dairy company and their owners, Michael and Sue McCloskey, the owners of a supplier, ‘Fair Oaks Farm’ in Indiana. Michael purchased the ‘Fairlife’ distributed by Coca-Cola solely based on the company’s adverts of providing “extraordinary care and comfort” for its cows. The lawsuit sheds light on …

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Vegan Activism in a Nutshell

https://www.facebook.com/karenna.love/videos/10217353626214313/?l=1524544130765413216 Someone recently asked me on the page, “I’m new to the vegan lifestyle, and I’d like to know how to spread my awareness.” It brings me back to when I first started.   Just couldn’t believe when reading “Diet for a New America” I was so shocked what we did to pigs in crates, and had no idea this …

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We are bombarded with negative news so much, that our stress levels are affecting us. We have COVID-19 lockdowns, we have so much confusion around wear a mask, don’t wear a mask, conspiracy theorists, racism (a much needed awakening!), animal rights (a much needed awakening), a tense election year, so much confusion, fear, suffering, and powerful awakenings. May we all …

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Adaptogenics and healing the body~ Recipe for Coffee Beautifying Tonic

Some of my greatest lessons in nutrition have come from Raw Vegan Meet-ups, and a juice fast with Dan McDonald, lectures from Dr. Brian Clement, Ronnie Landis, Mikaelë Holzer and Bethanne Wanamaker. If you don’t have local raw meet-ups there are plenty of books to learn from too. So on to Adaptogens which I learned about from these fabulous people. …

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Glow with Juicing Benefits

Mikaële is a close friend and an amazing example of living the vegan, healthy lifestyle.  Her beautiful mother, Barb, died of uterine cancer at the young age of 50 and in her mother’s honor she began researching and studied at Hipprocrates Health Institute and has been spreading her love for health ever since. Photo: Mikaelë Tate Just a few benefits of …

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Vegan diet is the Gold Panacea for Weight Loss, studies prove.

Being vegan is sexy, sexy in that your not contributing to the suffering of animals, the degradation to our planet, and vegan food is so tasty and it is known to increase libido and is the best way to lose weight, yes you heard that right, carbs equal weight loss! Too many people have fallen for the low-carb, high protein …

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Vegan Nail Polish~ Why it’s good for you and without all those Nasty Animal Ingredients!

Natural and Vegan Nail-Polish Alternatives It’s possible that painting your nails consistently could be affecting and contributing to hormonal irregularities. A compound called triphenyl phosphate (TPHP) is found in some nail polishes is suspect of being an endocrine disruptor – meaning it interferes with the body’s endocrine system. The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones and …

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Essential Nutrients for Hair Growth and Where to Find them in a Vegan Diet

Essential Nutrients Needed For Hair Growth and Where to Find them in a Vegan Diet~ While diet plays an important role, the most damaging effects to your hair, are heat from hair dryers, curling irons, smoking and certain foods, like fish that are high in mercury, white junk foods, and sugars. Below are some tips to keep your hair healthy …

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Aesthete

As a collector of art, and lover of nature, especially deep green forests and rivers, just feel so connected to this word and love learning new words that resonate with your soul. If it resonates with you share it or comment. <3

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Portals A Magical Doorway

Portals ~ Gateways into your visions.  Portals, a magical doorway that connects through different dimensions. What gateways are you opening? Always pause before you enter through a door it becomes a step of mindfulness before you enter.  Someone taught me that and I love doing it. I’m also encouraging you through this post to believe in your visions.  Set your …

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Raising your Vibration

Emotions control us. We all want to be vibrating at our highest possible frequency. With this chart and tools such as meditation, mindfulness, serving others, being out in nature, being kind and loving with our words we can raise that vibration to Love and above. Namaste

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CALIFORNIA CATASTROPHIC WILDFIRES ~ RELATES TO ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

The increasing multitude of climate catastrophes are remarkably increasing. How is this related to Animal Agriculture? Many ranchers burn and clear space for raising animals and for feed. Roughly 250 million acres of US Forests have been cleared in order to create cropland to feed animals. This in turn leads to droughts, greenhouse-gas emissions and deforestation =GLOBAL WARMING. CLIMATE EMERGENCY! …

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Starbucks is Cutting Emissions and getting Consumers to Ditch Dairy

Starbucks is waking up to the nightmare of adding dairy products to their drinks, and that is something to admire! We are now witnessing the plant revolution taking hold in major corporations and it’s fantastic! Adding whipped cream to millions of Starbucks Corp. drinks emits 50 times as much greenhouse gas as the company’s private jet. Overall, dairy products are …

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Veganic Organic Gardening

April 2019 Spring is a time to destress! This Spring has been full non-stop, my kids were home for College Spring break which was amazing, it seems so long ago already. It makes the house come alive again, they are amazing young adults, I feel so blessed. Now back to de-stressing, one huge stressor for me is Animal Rights, to …

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VEGAN ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG NOMINATED FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Greta is what every leader is going to be paying attention to, an eloquent speaker and leader, who is taking the world by storm speaking up against climate change. Greta Thunberg at the young of age of 16, a Swedish activist whose hope is to save the world that she wants to see when she is older, has garnered national …

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Meat and Dairy Polluters greater than Oil; The Largest Polluters

The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Researchers tracked greenhouse gas emissions for 35 of the largest producers of beef, pork, poultry, and dairy. They found that …

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Water Footprint of Food

The Water Footprint of Foods “California is experiencing one of its driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to be the country’s leading dairy supplier. With profits surpassing $7 billion in 2012, the California dairy industry is far and away the most valuable sector of the state’s enormous agricultural bounty. Unfortunately…dairy products use a whole lot of …

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Going Vegan Easy-as- 1, 2, 3

Photo Credit:  PETA Many choose to become vegan because of their compassion for animals and environmental concerns. Others choose the plant-based lifestyle for health benefits. It is well documented that those who follow a plant-based diet are generally leaner, and vegans are slimmer than both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Research has shown that vegans have a dramatically reduced risk of heart …

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4 GREAT REASONS TO QUIT DAIRY! -STUDIES CONNECT DAIRY TO TOP SOURCE OF SATURATED FAT, CONTRIBUTING TO HEART DISEASE, DIABETES2, ALZHEIMER’S: BREAST CANCER INCREASE BY 50 -80%, PROSTATE CANCER BY 141%

It’s not news that dairy is not a health food. Remember it’s calf growth fluid full of hormones to make a calf grow bigger. The mother calf is artificially inseminated, pregnant for 9 months only to have her baby removed, and slammed into a veal crate if a male, if female, back into the line as a milk slave. All …

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We are bombarded with negative news so much, that our stress levels are affecting us. We have COVID-19 lockdowns, we have so much confusion around wear a mask, don’t wear a mask, conspiracy theorists, racism (a much needed awakening!), animal rights (a much needed awakening), a tense election year, so much confusion, fear, suffering, and powerful awakenings. May we all …

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PLANT-BASED IRON

Iron can be complex. Most doctors are not trained with nutrition like vegan doctors who have used studies extensively to base their facts on nutrition. Various studies have revealed that when doctors are in medical school, approximately 71% of medical schools require less than 25 hours of nutritional education. There are many doctors who will recommend eating red meat for …

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CORONAVIRUS (C0VID-19) AND HOW TO KEEP UP YOUR IMMUNITY

We all have hopefully correlated that eating meat is the root cause of so many diseases, SARS, Coronavirus, (COVID-19), Avian Bird Flu, Mad Cow, Swine Flu, All Zoonotic diseases, not to mention cancers, diabetes, and heart disease. With the COVID-19 we are now are dealing with an epidemic of broad scale and now a pandemic declaration. So what do we …

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Beauty Vitamin Water

Purified Water Loving Vibes Watermelon Blackberries Blueberries Rose Fresh Thyme French Lavendar During these hot summer months, it’s time to up the hydration and cooling foods like (always organic) watermelon, and other fruits infuse water with Vitamins A, C and E, minerals and antioxidants. Fresh thyme sweeps the respiratory tracts, anti-bacterial properties. Rose petals soothe heal skin irritations, contains antixodants, …

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Vegan Travel on the Amalfi Coast

Doing animal rights can take a lot away from your soul. It can bend your heart to see all the suffering and knowing what the toll it takes on our planet. This was a last minute decision to go, and felt it was a much needed break from all the ills of the world. Befitting my children, young adults aged …

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Glow with Juicing Benefits

Mikaële is a close friend and an amazing example of living the vegan, healthy lifestyle.  Her beautiful mother, Barb, died of uterine cancer at the young age of 50 and in her mother’s honor she began researching and studied at Hipprocrates Health Institute and has been spreading her love for health ever since. Photo: Mikaelë Tate Just a few benefits of …

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Vegan diet is the Gold Panacea for Weight Loss, studies prove.

Being vegan is sexy, sexy in that your not contributing to the suffering of animals, the degradation to our planet, and vegan food is so tasty and it is known to increase libido and is the best way to lose weight, yes you heard that right, carbs equal weight loss! Too many people have fallen for the low-carb, high protein …

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4 Powerful Natural Remedies for Adrenal Fatigue

  Today’s lifestyle replete with the demands of home, work, family, finances, and more can fatigue your body’s primary stress-handling glands, the adrenal glands.  These triangular-shaped glands sit on top of the kidneys and are located in the solar plexus region of your abdomen.  They secrete hormones that help us cope with stress, but when the stresses become chronic the …

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MAGGIE BAIRD, MOTHER OF BILLIE EILISH HAS THE NON-PROFIT SUPPORT + FEED DONATING VEGAN MEALS FOR COVID RELIEF

Maggie is the mother of sensational pop stars Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, who started Support + Feed as an initiative to support vegan restaurants giving plant-based foods to hospitals, first responders, hospitals, housing, women’s and children shelters and food shelters during the Covid-19 crisis with their group spreading from Los Angeles to New York and Philadelphia. You can help too …

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CALIFORNIA’S GIACOMAZZI DAIRY GOES VEGAN AFTER 125 YEARS IN DAIRY

The state’s oldest dairy is giving up dairy after The Giazomazzi family members decided to try something fresh, saying it wasn’t a viable option to stay in a dying industry. “Over the last 5 years, it’s been very difficult to make money in the dairy industry, regulations, increased cost of labor, low milk prices,” “Being that this dairy is over …

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BILLIE EILISH SPEAKS OUT TO HER 40.4M INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS TO DITCH FUR

As fur wanes worldwide with all the recent fur bans, people are using Mink eyelashes and slippers to hide behind the cruelty. Billie Eilish is a famous 17 year-old vegan pop star icon who has used her voice for the animals on quite a few occasions. As she wrote on her Instagram stories, “Just so you know…this is a mink. …

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Vegan Travel on the Amalfi Coast

Doing animal rights can take a lot away from your soul. It can bend your heart to see all the suffering and knowing what the toll it takes on our planet. This was a last minute decision to go, and felt it was a much needed break from all the ills of the world. Befitting my children, young adults aged …

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Veganic Organic Gardening

April 2019 Spring is a time to destress! This Spring has been full non-stop, my kids were home for College Spring break which was amazing, it seems so long ago already. It makes the house come alive again, they are amazing young adults, I feel so blessed. Now back to de-stressing, one huge stressor for me is Animal Rights, to …

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INTERVIEW WITH KALE UNITED FOUNDER MÅNS ULLERSTAM FOR VEGAN GREEN PLANET

by monsu | Dec 11, 2018 | What is Kale United? Kale United is a Swedish holding company building up a portfolio of plant-based brands. Our long-term goal is to be able to take Kale United to the stock market and create a plant-based public stock. Our mission is to increase awareness and availability of plant-based products globally, and to …

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The Official Animal Rights March ~ New York September 2018

  This was my second Animal Liberation March in New York, or better known as The Official Animal Rights March, where thousands of activists gather around the world, August 25th, September 1st.  I’ve been to many Marches in San Francisco to ban fur, and we finally won, the City of San Francisco banned fur!  Can’t say it was do to …

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Wild Blueberry Compote French Toast

1 cup Frozen Wild Blueberries1/4 cup Blueberries Heat a small saucepan, add the berries and a very small amount of water, heat and add maple syrup. FRENCH TOAST The Vegg French Toast MixSourdough Bread sliced Maple Syrup Miyoko’s Vegan Butter Make your fruit compote. In a small sauce pan heat your butter and maple Syrup. Warm a skillet with oil …

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O GRANDE SUCESSO SIDNEY’S GARDEN HEIRLOOM TOMATO SAUCE

9 Heirloom Tomatoes 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes 4 Tbs. Flax Powder 4 -6 Cloves Garlic diced 4 Tbs. Miyoko’s Creamery Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese, )let sit out from fridge for awhile) 1 Tbs. dried Oregano, Basil * preferably fresh Oregano but dried is fine.SaltLinguine Garnish: Fresh Parsley, Red Pepper, Malton Salt, Rallis Olive Oil Raw ________________________________________________________________________Preheat oven to 400, wash and …

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Wild for Wild Blueberries Shake

2 cups homemade Pistachio and Almond Milk 1 scoop Sprout Living, Epic Protein, Vanilla, Lucuma Powder 1 tbs. Maca Powder 1 Cup Frozen Wild Blueberries Ice PISTACHIO/ALMOND MILK: Soaks 1/2 Cup Pistachios and 1/2 Cup Almonds separately overnight; Strain in morning and blend in blender, add a date or 2, 4 cups of water, blend, strain and you have your …

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Vegan Layered Quesadillas, Decadent, Cheesy & Delicious

3 packages Filo Cuban Black Beans1 tbs. Cumin Seed and Coriander Seed-browned and smashed in mortarDash with Chili Seasoning to your heat preference1 Garlic Clove, diced 2 Ears Corn shavedLime, Salt squeezed over corn Flour Tortillas 3 Tiny Sweet Potatoes Miyoko’s Farmhouse Cheddar sliced ultra-thin SWEET POTATOES3 very small Potatoes; scrub and bake with a little water in pan for …

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Luscious Banana, Ginger, Pitaya Nice Cream

2 Frozen Bananas and for– Step 2: 2 Frozen Bananas 1 Cup Plant Milk —-Step 2: 1 Cup Plant Milk T Tbs Pitaya Powder Splash Vanilla Extract 1 Tbs. Runamok Bourbon Maple Syrup 1/4 tsp. Ginger Step 1: First mix the 2 bananas, milk, pitaya powder, vanilla extract, ginger; Step 2. Repeat with 2 Bananas and 1 Cup Plant milk; …

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Kale, Black Rice, Corn and Wild Mushrooms Summery Salad with Basil Tahini Dressing

RAW SUMMER CORN SALAD 3 Corns on the Cob, peeled and cut off cobDRESSINGCherry Tomatoes washed, Sliced in half1/2 Shallot2 cloves garlic diced4 Tbs. Apple Cider VinegarSaltEVOOFresh Chives, Oregano, Basil Mix the salt, vinegar first, add the EVOO, shallot, garlic, herbs, and whisk. Blend into corn and tomatoes. Let sit to merry flavors. CHILL BASIL TAHINI DRESSING 1 Cup Terazi …

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Vegan Meaty Lentil Balls!

1 cup cooked Lentils 1 Onion finely diced 4 Cloves Garlic finely diced 1/2 tsp dried Oregano/Basil each 1/2 tbs. Balsamic Vinegar 4 tbs. Mushrooms* 1 Flax Egg 1/2 Cup Nutritional Yeast 1 cup Almond Flour 6 BROWN MUSHROOMSMadeira Cooking Wine Slice and sauté in garlic, grapeseed oil, when browned, splash with Madeira, this adds a sweetness to the mushrooms, …

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Summery Vegan UnTuna Chickpea Salad

2 cups Jovial Jarred Chickpeas 4 Tbs. Just Mayo/Vegan Mayo 1/4 Red onion diced 1 Clove Garlic diced 2 tbs. Fresh Dill finely diced 1 tsp. Maine Coast Kelp Granules Salt 1 Lemon 1 Sheet Nori for wrap In a mixing bowl, mash the chickpeas with a masher, remove as many skins off as possible. Add the onion, garlic, lemon, …

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Just Eggs Folded Plant Eggs/Scrambled Bowl

Just EggsBreakfast PotatoesMaple Syrup SausagesAvocadoBlack Olives, Tomatoes A brand new product from Just Eggs! It’s a must to try new products.   As you know, this is a mostly whole-foods, plant-based recipe blog.  I thoroughly enjoyed these and felt like they tasted like the real thing, even better knowing they don’t involve so much suffering! BREAKFAST POTATOES 1 bag of Finnish …

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Wild Blueberry Coconut Yogurt Bowl

Wild Blueberries*The Coconut Cult YogurtGarnish with flax, hemp, and walnuts. Very simple, and if you don’t have Coconut Cult Yogurt (it’s high in Live Cultured Probiotics), there are recipes all over the internet for homemade Coconut Yogurt, or substitute for your favorite yogurt. Wild Blueberries/Blueberries should be in your diet every day. They are the highest superfoods you can eat. …

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