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Tule Elk Vigil/Protest in Point Reyes National Seashore

What the beautiful drive to Inverness, wildflowers are blooming everywhere and right now California is in severe drought conditions. So those flowers are about to fade for the next 5 months, as we don’t have rain these coming months. Rain only happens in the winter months typically- November through March/April. When I arrived was so happy to see such a …

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Lawsuit Filed After ‘Animal Outlook’ Investigation Exposes Animal Cruelty at Dairy Farmers of America Supplier

Every single dairy investigation over and over shows the same hideous violent acts against mothers and their babies, I urge you to ditch dairy and please take action by signing Animal Outlook’s petition. This Video shows malicious acts of violence toward cows, gross neglect of calves and mothers. https://youtu.be/Awgeiw3nFCQ media@aldf.org LOS ANGELES — The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal …

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48-Hour Pig Vigil With Dxe in Los Angeles

Father Munro, Kip Anderson, Producer of “What the Health, “Cowspiracy,” and the lovely Lauren. I’ve been to the L.A. Pig Vigils before, and I wasn’t sure what was in store, after all this is DxE, Direct Action Everywhere. Speaking to my uber driver on the way there about where I was going, I wasn’t sure he was really paying attention, …

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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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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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Tule Elk Vigil/Protest in Point Reyes National Seashore

What the beautiful drive to Inverness, wildflowers are blooming everywhere and right now California is in severe drought conditions. So those flowers are about to fade for the next 5 months, as we don’t have rain these coming months. Rain only happens in the winter months typically- November through March/April. When I arrived was so happy to see such a …

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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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Vegan Food Pyramid

A great visual for those seeking the path to vegan. I’m always here for you to ask any questions. The first graph is the “Raw Food Pyramid” and the second is for the “Vegan Food Pyramid.” I’ve learned most of my nutrition from Raw Foodist Meet-ups over the years, they have a wealth of information. My advise will always be …

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VEGAN OMEGAS WITHOUT TOXIC FISH OIL

What are omega-3s? Omega-3s are essential fatty acids. They play an important role in cellular function and in maintaining heart health, brain health, kidney function, eye health, and skin health. Are omega-3s found in plant foods?  Omega-3 fatty acids are readily available in a wide variety of plant foods. Sources include walnuts, flaxseeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, edamame, seaweed, and …

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JANUARY A TIME TO RE-NEW

There is something about January that’s to love. January is derived from the name Jana, after a Moon Goddess. My son, Hanz is almost (22!) was born this month of Aquarians, so that in itself is special. To me January is a reset time to write down our goals and act on them. A time to heal, 2020 was no …

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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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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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Creamy Basil Green Goddess Dressing -Beauty of Spring Salad

Always OrganicGem LettuceRed Bell Pepper, choppedYellow Bell Pepper, chopped1/2 Persian Cucumber, sliced in half moonsRaw Black Olives1/2 Avocado sliced in Half moonsCherry Tomatoes halfedRaw Sunflower Seeds BASIL TAHINI GODDESS DRESSING 1/4 Cup Tahini1 Meyer Lemon squeezedLarge Handful of Fresh Basil Leaves, washed and dried, de-stemmed1/2 Garlic dicedApproximately 1/2 cup or more of water adjust to your likingSalt Garnish with edible …

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Happy Holi Black Bean, Black Rice, Pineapple Tomato Salsa, Guacamole Plate

Inspired by the holiday in India. Wishing all my friends from India a Happy Holi! BLACK BEANS 1/2 Red Onion diced4 Cloves Garlic minced2 Cans Black Beans1/2 Tbs. Cumin1/4 Tbs. CorianderChile Powder In iron skillet sauté the coriander, cumin and mash with mortar. Add to beans, stirring in flavors. Let the beans simmer for 10 minutes. BLACK RICE 2 Cups …

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BEST VEGAN COCONUT CHICKPEA VEGGIE CURRY

RAINY NIGHT CURRY Organic Vegetables:1/2 Onion Slivered and diced smaller4-6 Cloves Garlic minced1 tbs. Ginger diced small3-4 Large Carrots, peeled, chopped diagonal small1/2 head of Cauliflower cut to small crowns1 Cup Potatoes peeled, quartered small1 Cup Green Frozen Peas 1 jar Jovial Chickpeas sautéed separately SPICES 1 tbs. Tumeric/Black Pepper groundedMalton Salt1- 1/1&2 tbs. Yellow Curry Powder2 Cinnamon Sticks1 tsp. …

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SUPERSTAR HEALING PINEAPPLE GINGER JUICE

SUPERSTAR PINEAPPLE JUICE 1 Organic Pineapple1 small chunk ginger, washed and peeled1 Organic Cucumber, washed and peeledMint* is optional Juice all ingredients in a blender, (I just used the Vitamix.) I loved the mint addition but it’s not a must. Keep it simple and delicious! When you think Pineapples, what usually comes to mind is just a beautiful, perfect fruit …

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VIRAL “FETA” PASTA CHALLENGE CREAMY AND DECADENTLY VEGAN

1 Round of Treeline Creamy Chive French Cheese Round1 Reine Vegan Gorgonzola Round1 basket/pint of Cherry Tomatoes4 -6 cloves Garlic 4-6 Medium Red Tomatoes quarteredEVOOSalt1 tbs. dried Oregano1 tsp. dried BasilOrganic Spinach handfulPasta Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In baking pan add tomatoes, salt, EVOO, garlic, sprinkle in the herbs. Add the cheeses in middle. Bake for approximately 20 minutes. …

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Vegan French Toast with Wild Blueberry Compote

4 Slices of Sourdough The Vegg French Toast Mix WILD BLUEBERRY COMPOTE1/2 to 1 cup Wild BlueberriesWater and dash of syrup Heat blueberries in saucepan, add small amounts of water until you get them to melt a little. Serve warm. MAPLE SYRUP INFUSION Miyoko’s Vegan Butter melted in pan Cinnamon Runamok Bourbon Maple Syrup Just eye amounts of what you …

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Super Healing Minestrone with Black Lentils, Kalettes and Seared Maitakes

Homemade Vegetable Broth with Earth Minerals1 Jar of Organic Tomatoes diced or whole chopped1 Onion dicedHandful of Green Beans sliced on diagonal 6 Cloves Garlic diced3 Celery Sticks diced1/2 Purple Cabbage diced 2 cups Maitakes cooked and seared separatelyKalettes 1/2 Cup Green Leafy Kale dicedBlack Lentils1 to 2 tbs. Fresh Parsley, Thyme, dried basil SaltRed Beet Fusilli PastaCook close to …

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Katrina’s Dreamy Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

1 cup Coconut Sugar 1 cup Melted Butter; 2 sticks Earth Balance Vegan Butter2 Vegan Eggs brand *Neat Egg1 tsp Vanilla Extract2 Cups All-Purpose Flour1 tsp Moonjuice Probiotics and Maca Powder* 1 tsp Baking Soda 4 ripe Bananas/ mashed Cinnamon Swirl 2 tbs. Cinnamon2 tbs. Runamook Maple Syrup2 tbs. Vegan Butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease loaf pan. …

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Marrakesh Chickpea Veggie Bowl

Basil Tahini Dressing 1 cup Tahini1/2 Bunch of Basil 1 Garlic CloveEVOOWaterSalt/Pepper Blend, adding water until desired consistency, creamy and delilsh. CHICKPEAS 1 Jar Jovial ChickpeasSauté in iron skillet until light brown, add Maresh Pepper, salt. KALE Sauté Kale in a little water until lightly steamed, drain and squeeze of lemon. PARSNIP PUREE 4 Carrots 4 Potatoes4 ParsnipsVegetable Broth Boil …

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Beautifying Mineral “Bone” Broth With Escarole

Dried mushrooms 6 White Mushrooms quartered 3 -4 Carrots sliced diagonally 1/4 cup leek sliced with green parts 1 Red Onion Sliced 1 slice Hannah Sweet Potato 2 stalks Celery diced Handful of Fresh Thyme2 Kombu Strips1 Large head of Escarole In a soup pot fill almost to top considering the vegetables adding water, bring to boil, all the while …

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