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  1. Re: Horse dies, three others fall at Palio di Ronciglione, Italy (no graphic det

    Thanks harpy. I wasn't there - by all accounts it was an absolutely appalling scene :( Will give you more info as soon as I have it. xx
  2. Horse dies, three others fall at Palio di Ronciglione, Italy (no graphic detail)

    This medieval (in all senses of the term) horse race (one of dozens held up and down Italy throughout the year) was run yesterday, ending in the death of a horse in absolutely horrific circumstances,...
  3. Thread: Quinoa

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    Re: Quinoa

    I LOVE quinoa!!! Sometimes I use it to make burgers, or use it in place of pasta or rice in a salad... cook it for the time stated on the packet (25mins, I think), then add some olive oil, lemon...
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    Re: how much tofu is too much?

    I understand where you're coming from, Andy. But tofu, quinoa, lentils and so on DO provide excellent sources of protein, as well as adding variety and other nutrients besides protein. I've never...
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    Re: Elizabeth Kucinich is awesome

    I'm quite capable of clicking on a link, thanks... :rolleyes:

    I just think it shows a little common courtesy to other board users to say a few words about what you think is so important as to...
  6. Re: "Hiding" vegetarian foods among omnivorous foods in supermarkets

    You wicked woman you!!! :lol: PMSL!!!!
  7. Re: "Hiding" vegetarian foods among omnivorous foods in supermarkets

    Definitely, haha, heaven forbid certain people should eat foods that don't have meat or dairy in them - rabbit food!! How could that even be considered edible??? :rolleyes:
  8. Re: "Hiding" vegetarian foods among omnivorous foods in supermarkets

    I hide the foie gras when I go to the supermarket... shove it right to the back of the shelf :devil:
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    Re: Elizabeth Kucinich is awesome

    It would be helpful if you could actually say a little about who Elizabeth Kucinich actually is, instead of assuming everyone on the forum knows who she is and simply posting links.

    I've never...
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    Re: How to put on weight

    Unfortunately, from what I've seen, raw fooders generally seem to be quite thin. So if your goal is to gain weight you may have a problem. If you want to follow a 100% raw diet, your only options...
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    Re: how much tofu is too much?

    I really don't know much about overdoing soy, but that's because I don't eat much of it. But my feeling is that if you are eating it every day, and sometimes more than once a day, it might be a...
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    Re: Interference with wild animals

    Maybe a little bit OT, but I am getting increasingly irritated by the sudden rash of TV programmes where a man goes and lives with a wolf pack, or practically as part of a pride of lions was a recent...
  13. Thread: Cake help!

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    Re: Cake help!

    Hey! Good luck with your cake... let us know how it goes!!!
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    Re: Fruitarian / Fruitarianism

    Why so many bananas a day? 30 to me seems frankly excessive. How do you afford it for a start? And actually physically getting them into your body without getting sick of them after two days? And...
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    Re: Food I want to make but can't

    I made them once, but found the wrappers extremely hard to work with - put me off completely!!



    That IS crazy... maybe you could write to them??
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    Re: Newbie in need of vegan moms' advice

    It's great to hear your experience veganprin - you're an inspiration!
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    This is exactly how I feel. :)
  18. Thread: Cake help!

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    Re: Cake help!

    Gorgeous Choccy Cake

    This is pretty much a no-fail cake. I've made it before and it works very well.

    Preheat oven to 350F/175C
    Line a cake pan with baking parchment and set aside. Mix 1.5...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    ^ You dare to criticise my tapioca???!!! TAPIOCA ROCKS!!!!!

    I don't think what you ate was loads at all; sounds about the right amount for a day.
    I wish I could get my eating back to normal......
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Breakfast - tapioca, biscuits, coffee
    Lunch - banana, 2 oranges
    Dinner - Plain boiled tofu with tamari, pan-cooked chard and leeks, raw carrot. More tapioca...! :lol:
    Snacked on Bombay Mix and...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    I think veganism makes people more creative, and the misconception that vegans only eat lettuce and tomatoes really couldn't be further from the truth.
    I'm convinced that if you took a random sample...
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    That's the one :)
    The original recipe states 500ml water plus 250ml milk, 175g brown sugar and 120g tapioca..
    Since it comes in 500g bags, I boil a quarter with a tin of coconut milk (about 400ml)...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    That sounds delicious, Sidhariel! :)
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    :eek: You eat 15 bananas when you're not hungry? :eek:
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    ^ You might be interested to know that agave nectar has a lower glycaemic index compared to other sugars; my bf has diabetes and it doesn't appear to cause him problems (in moderation).

    I'm in the...
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    Re: Fruitarian / Fruitarianism

    It's interesting that I've been on the forum here for around five years now, but the few fruitarians I do remember joining have never lasted more than a few posts. Although if their way of eating and...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Tapioca pudding
    Double espresso
    Salad of crumbled tofu with eggless mayo and mustard, salad leaves, tomato, red pepper and carrot, dressed with flax oil and cider vinegar
    2 oranges
    More coffee
    2...
  28. Re: Respecting environmentally conscious meat eaters in the vegan/non-vegan foru

    I understand you have children - would you want them to grow up in as natural an environment as possible, peaceful and happy, before dying a natural death?
    Or would you prefer them to grow up...
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    Re: Fruitarian / Fruitarianism

    There was one girl on here a while ago (fruitarian) who said her diet included tomatoes and avocados (both fruits I think) and also legumes...? :confused:

    I'm not planning a fruitarian diet, BTW,...
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    Re: Fruitarian / Fruitarianism

    Double post...bah!!! :lol:
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    Re: Fruitarian / Fruitarianism

    I thought I would revive this thread; a poster on the "What did you eat today?" thread has got me thinking about fruitarianism, and I have so many questions...

    Like eating 24 bananas in a day, on...
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (3)

    I want to do judo so badly! But I did one lesson and I'm kind of scared to go back - scared I will never get how to fall, and just scared of looking like an all round idiot. I'm stupid I know. :o But...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    I haven't read the testimonials, but I live with a Type I diabetic, and know a Type 2 diabetic who now has Type I diabetes.

    Fruits do not cure diabetes; studies have shown that a vegan diet is...
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (3)

    This is my fitness goal... check it out!!!! :cool:

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    Alright, so even to be half as good as he is would be awesome. Or even a quarter... :cool:
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Then why not say that? Accusing someone of being an ape or a troll is pretty rude.
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Hi grapegirl :) That sounds like an awful lot of sugar - is that how you eat every day? And if so do you consider it a balanced diet? Sorry if I sound critical - it's not my intention at all.. I'm...
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    Re: I don't like vegetables and need advice

    You might want to look at the "What did you eat today?" thread. Typical meals could be:

    Breakfast:
    Cereal with soy or other plant milks, yogurt (soy yogurt), fruit, smoothies made with fruit,...
  38. Re: 'Ultraman' fuels on a plant-based diet (video)

    What an incredibly inspiring story!! I wish EVERYONE who derides vegan diets could see this. Thanks Korn!!
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (3)

    Thanks for the encouragement, Ruby :)

    So do you do Insanity every day? Do you find that works for you, or do you feel you would benefit from having rest days in between? Whatever, I admire your...
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    Re: To all Vegans -- Brits especially

    You might want to look at the Forum guidelines:

    Rule # 5) Consider VF a dinner party where vegans are invited to friendly communication.

    It doesn't really matter what our own personal opinion...
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