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  1. Re: Do vegans need supplements? Do you take any? Which do you take?

    I may be wrong, but i think Solgar could match your criteria.
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    Re: Visiting Strasbourg in one week - help!

    I'm digging this thread from the grave to suggest an address to those who would like to visit this town. I went to Strasbourg two weeks ago, for christmas shopping and general tourism.

    It's a...
  3. Re: Do vegans need supplements? Do you take any? Which do you take?

    Everyone in Europ is potentially subject to vitamin D deficiency, and we're not all equal in its making either. Some could bathe in the sun all day and still be supplemented.

    I take vitamin D...
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    Mine is pretty simple, i'm afraid. Tea, a bowl of soy milk or a soy yogurt, and homemade wholewheat bread (actually a bun type of bread, which is delicious even if you don't make a sandwich out of...
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    Poll: Re: Favorite vegan milk alternatives

    I like rice milk too ! Usually i drink sweetened soy milk (for the added calcium, which i really need), and i use my mother's lactose free milk to cook. The main issue i have with milks in general is...
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    Re: really good vegan 'milk chocolate' recipes?

    For milky chocolate Sojasun, if you ever go to France, makes a really good one, but it's also more expensive than my regular calcium enriched soymilk, so usually i just make it myself. I buy raw...
  7. Thread: Batch cooking

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    Re: Batch cooking

    Yes, i'm used to cook for a few people, not just me, and there are some recipes you just cannot cut in 4. Cereals like quinoa, rice, or pasta, because it saves time for the next meal, the "everything...
  8. Re: Do vegans need supplements? Do you take any? Which do you take?

    I've been taking some magnesium (just to complete the daily needs and my anxiety with upcoming exams), probiotics, turmeric and charcoal (all of them for my intestines, the beauty of food intolerance...
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    Re: Bento - (Japanese style) packed, vegan meals

    I haven't, although i do own a similar bento in form (i'm not sure it exists anymore, but it's a two compartments Totoro bento). It's nice, but i also like to use a long bento, a longer limited...
  10. Thread: Slow digestion?

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    Re: Slow digestion?

    Everyone needs fats in their diet, you know, the omegas we cannot synthesize. I am overweight and on a diet for that, and i still get my 2 tablespoons a day, which is every fat included, and it's...
  11. Thread: Slow digestion?

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    Re: Slow digestion?

    Hi ! I confirm, one meal a day is not enough. 3 is really ideal, and you can add a snack in the middle of the afternoon as well. Try to add some carbs, they are your energy, preferably whole cereals...
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    Back when i was very little vegetarians were green people, aliens who like vegetables. One day I burst out laughing when i suddenly realised i was getting green too and got strange glances in my...
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    Re: Hyperthyroidism (Over active thyroid)

    Wonderful news ! Just be careful with vitamin D, check it to make sure you don't have too much. I've been on treatment this past year for lack of vitamin D, and it's very important to take your...
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    Re: Bees are dying off at an alarming rate

    Yes, finally ! It was a product directly implanted in the crops, studies say it's responsible for half of the deaths.
  15. Thread: Silk and wool

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    Sticky: Re: Silk and wool

    Good point !
    Honestly, i keep my 3 cashmere pullovers, i have eczema so finding warm nice clothes for winter is hard enough i don't want to throw away those that don't itch me. Plus they're not top...
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    Re: Vegan in Colmar (France)

    Yep, had to take a pause and deal with some personal issues.

    We're rotating with sun and high temperatures, then rain and much lower temperatures. It's a bit frustrating.

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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    No, what i call quinoa cream is quinoa in powder with the consistency of starch (very different from the thin quinoa flour), pretty much like cornstarch, so in terms of consistency it's really a...
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    Re: Vegan in Colmar (France)

    If you find a supermarket like Carrefour or Auchan, they carry Sojasun which are soy based products, milk, yogurts, steaks, a few ready meals. Check the organic section as well, they have some pearls.
  19. Re: Which vegan products available in the US would you like to buy in UK/Europe?

    Tofurkey, because whenever i see a recipe that contains it, i go mad. More chocolate and sweets, i don't eat a lot but it would be nice to branch out. The rest has become more available in...
  20. Thread: Tea

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    Re: Tea

    This is a problem i have never encountered as drinking milk in your tea is an english custom, and not all black teas are made to be drunk that way. I drink mine pure, plus i drink green tea only so...
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    I rotate : either quinoa cream with soy milk, agave nectar and spices, a homemade muesli with oat, soy and quinoa flakes with cranberries, raisins and sometimes nuts or almonds added in, or soft tofu...
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    Re: Wheat-free & gluten-free

    You can be intolerant to other things than gluten as well, this is what happened to me, and it's not fun ! Anyway, i can eat wheat and oat, but the other two culprits nope, and damn but people love...
  23. Thread: Vegan France

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    Re: Vegan France

    Lol, c'est vrai qu'en picardie, on connaît la pluie ^^

    Je suppose qu'il y a des endroits où il est plus facile de trouver de la nourriture végétalienne. Quant à la nourriture citée, ne tombons pas...
  24. Thread: Vegan France

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    Re: Vegan France

    Moi perso, je ne trouve pas de magazine directement chez le marchand de journaux. Du coup je me rebute souvent sur un magazine de mots codés ou de sudoku. Peut-être faut-il le commander au libraire ?...
  25. Thread: Veganomicon

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    Re: Veganomicon

    Blend it really well, maybe toss in a few croutons, if they're really moist she might be able to swallow them.
    Or try adding a little cornflour, i always do that for sauces, and it helps thickening...
  26. Thread: Veganomicon

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    Re: Veganomicon

    yum, pineapple smoothie ! try it next time, it's really easy and delicious. in my opinion, the recipe is just fine without the soy sauce.
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    Re: Gluten test subject: me

    don't try to eat more gluten than before and stuff yourself with it, any food eaten in excess is bad. what i decided to do is eat just as usual, and keep a track of it in a notebook. i also note down...
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    Re: Why weren't you vegan before you became vegan?

    I come from an omnivore family, i thinks that sums it up.
  29. Thread: Vegan Paris

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    Re: Vegan Paris

    i finally tested La victoire suprême du coeur. i really like the peaceful atmosphere. the menu (in french and english) was mouth watering, so of course my accomplice and i already have decided we...
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    Re: Wheat allergy Symptoms

    yup, you will have to continue eating gluten stuff. cereals and breads are the worst for me, especially the wholewheat stuff.
  31. Poll: Re: 'Pets': Which of these statements do you agree with? (Multiple Choice Poll)

    i've never liked zoos. you'd think a little kid would be amazed to see lions etc..., well i wasn't. like keeping feeding them with meat because "that's what they eat in the wild" when they're encaged...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    shiny happy hummus, extra carotty because i felt like eating everything in one plate
    some bread to spread it on :D

    fruit cream (frozen pineapple, mango & grapefruit+silken tofu=deliciousness)
  33. Thread: Vegan Paris

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    Re: Vegan Paris

    exactly. the Latin Quarter, well, if you want to meet a friend and you're a student, very often it's "meet at Saint Michel" :) it's also near Notre Dame.

    Montmartre is my special love, so...
  34. Thread: Vegan Paris

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    Re: Vegan Paris

    i found their website :)

    they're located rue du Bourg Tibourg (numbers 27-31), 75004, Metro Hotel de ville (line 1).

    woohoo ! i might actually go there, there's my fave tea store in the same...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    being jealous of my parents going to the restaurant with friends, i cooked myself a "friday night's special" (lol).

    aloo gobi-fied zucchinis (basically zucchinis cooked with the spices used in an...
  36. Thread: Vegan Paris

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    Re: Vegan Paris

    good idea ! that will be more fun :)
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    Re: Toasted sandwhich fillings

    you know, it's pretty easy. just turn on the oven, get a few slices of bread, put everything you want on the slices, and bake for a few minutes. it's usually a great way of recycling a "not so fesh...
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    Re: Toasted sandwhich fillings

    to me it's more like steak sauce.

    and i agree about beans !

    i also like some mushrooms cut in slices. or i go more south France and mix green&red bell peppers with olive oil and herbes de...
  39. Thread: Veganomicon

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    Re: Veganomicon

    yup, the caramel apple spice cupcakes, i'd kill for apple cupcakes :D (kidding, i'd only knock you off and run away with them ;) ).
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    for breakfast, toasted bread with applesauce, a soy yogurt, a tea later in the morning.

    lunch : i tasted a premade meal i bought yesterday at the supermarket (from Sojasun), a risotto with...
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