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How to Compost

How To Compost In 5 Simple Steps

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it's surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines!... Read More


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30 Second Guacamole Recipe

30 Second Guacamole Recipe: Instaguac!

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

If you're planning a party and need to throw together a last minute snack in a hurry, you don't have to sacrifice your whole food values. Check out this 30 second guacamole recipe!... Read More


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Why Do Onions Make You Cry? How Chemicals Work in Food [Infographic]

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We eat. It’s as much a part of being human as breathing. But unlike breathing, food is much more fun, and complicated. Right? We have so many flavors and colors and textures of foods to choose from. But with that come all kinds of weird effects as a result of the chemical compounds in food: Why do onions make you cry? Why does asparagus makes your pee stink? If you have ever wondered about these weird effects of food, you're not alone... Read More


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What if You Woke Up Tomorrow and Cinnabon Was Vegan?

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

I’ve never eaten at (or a) Cinnabon. I’ve smelled the cloying aroma wafting through shopping malls inappropriately mixing with department store perfumes and greasy Sbarro pizza. It offends me not just as a vegan who can’t eat anything at a Cinnabon, but also as a human being who prides myself on my ability to not face dive into gobs of white flour and sugar in the name of something resembling a breakfast food. We need Cinnabons on earth about as much as we need the shopping malls they live in... Read More


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Plant a Garden for Healthy Bones

Plant a Garden for Healthy Vegan Bones

Published on April 15th, 2014 | by Ginny Messina

Gardening is one of those hobbies that has it all. It’s great exercise, can save you money, is good for mental health, and produces the world’s healthiest vegan foods including these for healthy bones... Read More


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