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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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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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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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$1 BILLION US TAX DOLLARS BAILS OUT DYING DAIRY INDUSTRY

A sad day for the animals and planet, just as we are making great headway, subsidies supported by the United States Senate signed a budget agreement to hand over $1 billion of taxpayer money to the dying dairy industry.  The money is evidently used for programs that support the industry from falling dairy prices.  This was also recently in 2016 …

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2017 Huge Victories for the Animals!

  Top Victories for the animals in 2017!! Thanks to activists, consumers, PETA, ALDF, Fur-Free Alliance, HSU and other affiliates around the world. 1. Official dietary guidelines across the world are being changed to include less meat, from the Netherlands, Brazil and the UK. Belgium even moved meat to the junk-food category, and put processed meats in the “consume as …

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Shark Fin Soup ~ The Destructive and Wasteful “Delicacy” You Should Never Eat

Shark Fin Soup – The Destructive & Wasteful “Delicacy” You Should Never Eat On Donald Trump’s recent trip to Asia, he was seen eating shark fin soup, a “delicacy” which is dangerous to humans, destructive to the marine environment and morbidly wasteful of the sharks. Not that Trump has been the year’s outstanding environmental steward — he sure has brought …

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALCIUM & 15 NON-DAIRY FOODS PACKED WITH CALCIUM

When you think of calcium, usually teeth and bones are most often associated. But according to The Vegan Society, an organization founded in 1944 that is dedicated to providing information on the benefits of a vegan diet, calcium is also involved in your nervous system, blood clotting and controlling your muscles. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, making up …

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The Dairy Industry Continues to Plummet as Plant-Based Alternatives Soar

Despite the fact that consumers can get the daily recommendation of calcium, potassium, and protein from fruits and vegetables, the dairy industry has spent billions of dollars trying to convince you otherwise. But don’t fall for their shady ploys. In truth, we can get the same nutrients from fortified plant-based milk and whole, plant-based foods. But as more and more consumers …

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The Reality of the Leather Industry

From jackets, belts, handbags, wallets and shoes, leather has become innocuous, with many people not thinking twice about where leather comes from. Sadly, the leather industry is horrifically cruel with the majority of leather being produced in India. Where Does Leather Come From? Most leather comes from developing countries such as India and there is immense cruelty involved in creating …

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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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Superfoods/Vitamins

Dr. Schulze’s Superfood Plus Vitamin & Herbal Concentrate Sprinkle on any food you can’t taste it!!  Amazing chock full of Vitamins A, B, C, E, Folic Acid, B12, Calcium, Irone, Iodine…. Spirulina Algae, Barley Grass, Wheat Grass…and so much more! One of the most important vitamins besides B12 and Omegas?  Probiotics!  Health Force Probiotics , 25 Billion Probiotics LiveGive Chlorella …

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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 …

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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Ocean Dead Zone In Gulf of Mexico Fueled by Animal Agriculture

If you do enough research on this subject, you will find that Animal Agriculture is the major culprit for fueling catastrophes to our land, air and water across the globe. Tyson Foods is responsible as being the most dominant influence, due to their massive productions of pork, beef and chicken, supplying McDonald’s and Walmart to name a few big names. …

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The Reality of the Leather Industry

From jackets, belts, handbags, wallets and shoes, leather has become innocuous, with many people not thinking twice about where leather comes from. Sadly, the leather industry is horrifically cruel with the majority of leather being produced in India. Where Does Leather Come From? Most leather comes from developing countries such as India and there is immense cruelty involved in creating …

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Meatless Mondays Mill Valley Proclamation Celebration

Second Step:  Celebrate the signing with a Vegan Meet-up and share beautiful vegan food! The vegan movers and shakers were all here for Mill Valley Meatless Monday proclamation signing! Miyoko Schinner, of Miyoko’s Kitchen and her decadent vegan cheeses! Colleen Holland President of VegNews Magazine, Camilla Fox President of Project Coyote, Mikaële Dawn Tate of Green Your SPIRIT, and so …

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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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9 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

  There are many great anti-cancer foods and lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk of getting breast cancer, but here are some simple ones you can incorporate into your life right away: Increase the fiber in your diet since high fiber diets have been shown to decrease breast cancer risk by up to 54 percent.  That could be because fiber …

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10 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

  Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister. My mom agreed to make dozens of pies or fresh jam if we’d pick the strawberries needed.  Well, that was all the incentive I needed to spend some serious time in the massive …

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15 Natural Options for Depression

15 Natural Options for Depression   Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances but clinical depression goes far beyond that.  In such cases, a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of proportion with the apparent cause. The physical and psychological symptoms affect a person’s capacity to function normally in the world.   …

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Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air

Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air Indoor air quality has become a real problem.  It often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a laundry list of chemicals from fabric softeners.  While it’s always important to let some fresh air in, researchby NASA found that many houseplants are capable 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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How to Grow Your Own Sprouts

There are many health and environmental reasons to grow your own sprouts. While you can purchase them at your local grocery store or health food store, it is so easy to grow them at home. Growing your own is a great way to have a supply of gourmet varieties, reduce your carbon footprint involved with shipping sprouts, ensure access to high …

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The Top 10 Spring Foods

Who doesn’t love spring? The longer, hotter days bring with them a cascade of vibrant superfoods.  While there are many great possible spring superfoods, here are my picks for the top 10.  Enjoy! Artichokes—A medium-sized artichoke is loaded with fiber (about 10 grams) and vitamin C. It also contains plentiful amounts of the heart- and muscle-health minerals magnesium and potassium.  …

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VEGANS MILEY CYRUS AND LIAM HEMSWORTH MARRY

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus tie the knot after ten years of a loving courtship. Cyrus wrote in her Instagram story “10 years later” along with all the gorgeous photos in black and white photos of their wedding. Liam quoted his new bride as “My Love”.  Miley also agrees she wed the “Hottest Man in Hollywood” and we’d have 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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VEGAN STARS MILEY CYRUS AND FIANCÉ LIAM HEMSWORTH DONATE $500,000 TO MALIBU FIRES

  Photo:  https://twitter.com/MileyCyrus/status/1062588587416334337/photo/1 With the devastating lose of loosing their home together, Miley made sure all of her rescued animals got out safely.   She has many rescues, 13 in total dogs, cats, and a pig.  Miley stated,  “I am one of the lucky ones. My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely and that’s all that …

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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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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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James Cameron and Louie Psihoyos debut their new film, ‘The Game Changers’ a powerful force to change to vegan

  James Cameron, Award winning Producer and Director of many films such as Avatar, and Titanic, along with Executive Producer, Louie Psihoyos, Director of award winning films such as The Cove, and Racing Extinction  is set to debut The Game Changers, a truly powerful force of a documentary to debut on January 19th at Park City Utah’s Sundance Film Festival.  If you’ve seen any …

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Free People and PETA Launch a Summer Vegan Fashion Lookbook

Free People and PETA have worked together to launch a summer lookbook dedicated entirely to vegan fashion. Model Michelle Weinhofen, Playboy model Bryana Holly, and America’s Next Top Model winner Sal Stowers are the stars of this boho-chic fashion lookbook. “Free People is excited to work with PETA to continue highlighting kind and sustainable ways to get dressed,” declared Abby …

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Exotica Black Rice Hummus Bowl

1 cup cooked Organic Black Rice Miyoko’s Vegan Butter Healthforce Superfoods Vitamineral EARTH 2 Large Sliced Organic Carrots Organic Red Peppers 1 Container Organic Hummus Garnish, Sweet Peas, Tomatoes, Pistachios, Malton Sea Salt Boil 1 &/14 cup water, add 1/2 tbs. *Healthforce Superfoods Vitamineral EARTH* to water, pinch of salt, bring to a boil and simmer on low for approx …

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Morocco Chickpea Stew Polenta Bowl

Chickpea Stew 2 jars Jovial Chickpeas 2 Cloves of Garlic minced Diced Shallot 1 jar 18 oz Jovial Whole Peeled Tomatoes 1 tbs. Cumin, Coriander blend toasted Fresh Thyme, Parsley Sauté shallot, 2 cloves garlic minced in EVOO, add tomatoes diced, sauté stirring frequently on medium heat. Toast the cumin and coriander in a small iron pan until lightly brown …

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Earthy Polenta Breakfast Bowl

1 cup of Organic Polenta Black Olives Cherry Tomatoes Miyiko’s vegan butter Bring 6 cups* water to a boil, add salt, add 1 cup polenta, stir frequently with whisk for approximately 20-30 minutes. Pour into bowl and melt vegan butter in middle. Use Malton Salt to flavor and garnish with tomatoes, and black olives, black urfa pepper and Marash red …

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Vegan Caesar Salad

https://youtu.be/62IuXyzI2sU    For recipe Check the You Tube video on link above. So easy to make, and delicious to go with any meal or a meal in itself if your craving greens and something healthy and light. Enjoy!

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Berry Kumquat Oatmeal Bowl

1 cup Gluten-free Organic Oatmeal Califia Farms Almond Milk fortified 50% more calcium Hemp seeds, Vanilla Power, Flax Powder Blueberries, Kumquats Cook oatmeal for approximately 5 -7 minutes as directed, add the milk, hemp, vanilla and flax powder. One of my favorite breakfast you can have, it’s so easy to make it from scratch and only takes less than 10 …

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YUM Mexican Bowl

Mexican Black Beans 1 ~ 2 cans Black Beans 1 Shallot diced 1 Garlic diced 6 Cherry Tomatoes minced 1 tbs. Coriander Seeds/Cumin Seeds browned in skillet and mashed with Mortar and Pedestal 1 tbs. Chili Powder/Salt Sauté shallots, garlic in heated grapeseed oil, cook, stirring frequently 4 minutes, add the tomatoes, and spices, and simmer for 5 minutes with …

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Autumn Beauty Fruit Salad

Apples Blue/Blackberries Pear Fig Blood Orange Banana Squeeze of Lime Always organic, slice, dice and arrange in beauty.  One of my favorite breakfasts is fruit salad.  Easy and full of anti-oxidants and phytonutrients.  They call it “Fruit of the Gods” for a reason.  Figs are from my organic fig tree, it seems they take forever and then they are gone, …

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Summer Harvest Tomato Pasta

6 Large Heirloom Tomatoes/Cherry Tomatoes 1/2 Bunch Parsley Rallis Freeze Pressed Organic Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Vegan Basil Pesto 3 Cloves Garlic minced Salt Vegan Parmesan Wash and chop tomatoes, add in mixing bowl ingredients, let it merry for a few hours so the tomatoes soak in the flavors well.   Serve over your favorite pasta and top with your …

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Summer Curry Avocado Corn Soup

3 Ears Corn shaved 1/2 Avocado 1 Red Bell Pepper 1 Bunch Cilantro 5 oz can Coconut Milk Coconut Water to thin Fresh Chives Garlic Malton Salt Curry Powder Blend and garnish with fresh herbs, and EVOO.  Rallis Raw Freeze Pressed EVOO of course! Blending soups in the summer are nutritious and an easy way to get a variety of …

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Viola Beauty Banana Vanilla Smoothie

1 & 1/2 Cups Fortified Soy Milk 2 Scoops Protein Powder*  Moonjuice Adaptogen Protein 1 Tbs. Maca Powder 1 tsp. Raw Vanilla Powder 1 Tbs. Flax Seed 1 Banana 1 Pint Blueberries Blend the Soy Milk* with Powders, Flax Seed and then add fruits.   The Raw Vanilla adds great flavor to any shake, and Adaptogens are great stress relievers. …

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