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    Re: Vegan in Durham?

    Ok, I thought I'd update this since there have been a few developments/discoveries that I've made since I came here. The Jumping Bean cafe on Neville Street (off North Road) offers a completely...
  2. Re: eating without a kitchen? tips/advice please

    Hi; congratulations on leaving your abuser.

    I've never used one myself, but it sounds like maybe you could look into getting an electric hotplate? I did a quick web search and can't work out...
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    Re: Rethinking Veganism (Radio 4 program)

    Had anyone heard of that project to breed animals who don't feel pain before? It was a new one on me, and pretty disturbing. Ironically, I just finished writing a critique of an environmental...
  4. Re: I have never eaten...

    I second (or third, or wherever we're at) both natto and jicama. I'd also like to try vegan smoked salmon, which apparently is a thing, collard greens, cardoons, salsify, nettles, and fat hen...
  5. Re: Prohibition of animal experiments in animal products?

    Do they really mean that alternatives to animal testing have to be 100% reliable, or just that they have to be at least as reliable as animal testing? Is any experimental model 100% reliable? And...
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    Re: Vegan (Children's) Party Food

    Redwood's make tiny little sausage rolls that are disturbingly porky and reassuringly bad for you; you can buy them in the freezer section in Holland and Barrett.

    I think most kids eat things like...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    My first try at posting a picture here...
    http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q505/Wraithling6/100_0491_zps6a690467.jpg

    Three-bean chilli with quinoa pilaf and stir-fried pak choi.
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    Re: HELP PLEASE! Dry bean burgers :-(

    How were the burgers cooked - oven-baked, pan-fried, grilled? Is it possible that your oven is just hotter than the one that the recipe author uses? Or that the burgers were in a particularly hot...
  9. Re: 20-30 types of cancer and animal products (eggs, fish, milk, meat)

    We seem to be at less risk of more-or-less all of the 'diseases of affluence'! Makes sense, I suppose. As for what the mechanism might be, might it be possible that vegans have better immune systems...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Wholemeal toast with marmite and peanut butter
    Dates; an orange
    Falafel and hummus sandwich with mixed leaf salad and chilli sauce
    Chocolate & walnut cake
    Orange & ginger chocolate (ill-advised...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Wholemeal Redwood's sausage sandwich
    Houmous baguette, chips, salad
    Mint chocolate
    Chocolate mug brownie
    Banana, orange juice and powdered almond smoothie
    Red kidney bean curry, rice and mixed...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Yesterday:

    Redwood's marjoram & sage sausage sandwich w/ chilli sauce
    Falafel salad; soy yoghurt with mixed nuts, dried berries and agave syrup
    Dates; an orange; Trek chocolate brownie
    Penne...
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    Re: Non Soy Yoghurt?

    Holland and Barrett sell little pots of yoghurt made from pea protein, made by Redwood's in plain and fruit flavours, which are quite nice (they do taste very faintly of peas, though). The plain one...
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    Re: A no fail cake or brownie recipe!!!

    Tried this last night and can vouch for it. Can vouch for it a lot :). The only thing I don't enjoy is cleaning the mug afterwards.



    Yep, that's the one I always use. The only time it hasn't...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Redwood Cumberland sausages with beans and wholemeal toast
    Mixed nuts, pumpkin seeds, dates and a banana
    Dark chocolate; hobnobs (bought these to make a cheesecake - I'll be lucky if there are any...
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    Quick garlic-free dinners?

    Hi everyone. I normally put loads of garlic in pretty much everything but I've started going to aikido again in the evenings and eating garlic beforehand is, well, it's not really considerate to the...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    First thing: Raspberry, banana, lime and apple juice smoothie with ground almonds
    Breakfast: Wholemeal toast with peanut butter and marmite
    Morning snack: Dates and mixed nuts
    Afternoon: Ginger...
  18. Thread: pancakes

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    Re: pancakes

    Does anyone else find that recipes without sugar or syrup in the batter work better than those that don't? Mine always stick to the pan :(
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    Re: Home Bargains

    Must be, thanks. I'll level with you - I mainly posted that so that I could write 'whiskey tango foxtrot'.
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    Re: Shopping for chocolate

    Ditto everything said above and, as you mentioned, some products say 'may contain traces of milk' and also say that they're suitable for vegans (including some chocolate, I think - possibly Seeds of...
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    Re: Home Bargains

    That website also says that they are not suitable for vegetarians - but doesn't say why! Whiskey tango foxtrot?
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Here's yesterday's food:

    Brunch: Scrambled tofu w/ red pepper and mushrooms on toast
    Snacks: Peanut Trek bar, banana, dates, Fry's mint fondant bar, blueberry Yo-yo
    Dinner: Seitan with mushrooms...
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    Re: Vegan cheese

    I just recently (this weekend) tried making vegan pizza with non-dairy cheese. Normally I prefer it without, just marinara sauce and toppings, but I fancied a change, so I bought the non-dairy,...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    Wow Blueberries, that Japanese meal sounds awesome. Where'd you get the recipe for the gyoza (or did you just wing it)?

    Today I ate pretty healthy, I thought (apart maybe from breakfast...)
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    Re: Another Dinner is Possible

    I bought ADiP when I first started thinking about veganism in 2008 and it pretty much cemented my decision. I sort of use it as my 'everyday' cookbook, with the Veganomicon and Vegan with a Vengeance...
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    Vegans and kidney stones

    I was just looking at the wikipedia page on oxalic acid, which lists the oxalic acid content of a wide range of processed foods. In particular, I note that members of the spinach family (which I...
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    Re: Did humans always eat meat?

    Well, some chimpanzees occasionally sharpen sticks with their teeth to spear smaller mammals, so it may have happened before humans could be said to have 'evolved' moral agency - unless chimapanzees...
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    Re: Witty vegan comebacks / one-liners

    Q: "But what do you eat?"
    A: "Whatever I like!"

    "Protein? I dunno. Where do you get your vitamins K, A, C, folate, fibre, complex carbohydrates, etc., etc., etc., from?"
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    Elephants in Siberia?!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20726939

    Fer Chrissakes...

    Yeah, that's right, it was the vodka that warmed the elephants up, not the fact that it was administered in warm water.
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    Re: New here- help with basic menu ideas

    ^Seconded. This is a great way to use up vegetables, especially root veg, that you might have lying around.

    A red lentil curry is another staple of mine; there are a billion different variations...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (15)

    So far:

    Linda McCartney sausage sandwich with Crazy Fred's (disappointingly actually not that) hot chilli sauce.
    Two cups of tea with oat milk
    Penne arabiatta with pine kernels and pumpkin seeds...
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    Re: Hungriness levels

    This might be a case of mind over matter, but I often find that meals largely consisting of carbs with little protein tend not to fill me up, low-GI or high-GI. Nowadays when I make, say, penne...
  33. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    Hi dxt1, well done for making the transition to veganism.

    As far as leather is concerned, you might find it helpful to remind yourself that it is a byproduct of the meat and dairy industries: the...
  34. Re: PETA to Nevada kids: Would you eat your dog?

    I'm torn. Sure, it's great to encourage children to think about this stuff.

    Then again, don't we criticise MacDonald's for aggressive marketing to children? I guess it's not the same, though.
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    Re: For new vegans: famous quotes

    This is quoted by Carol J. Adams at the start of her book The Pornography of Meat - unfortunately, I can't remember whom she is quoting, but it's a good'un nonetheless:

    "Meat is like pornography:...
  36. Re: How people react when their meat is "slaughtered" right in front of them

    I really think that the massive rise in careless meat consumption has a lot to do with the way in which most people, especially in the West, encounter animals in their daily lives - not as animals at...
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    Re: How to do a sugar detox on a vegan diet?

    I've heard that there is a vegan (or at least vegetarian - could probably be adapted) version of the Atkins diet. That might be worth having a look at? I don't know a huge amount about it personally,...
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    Re: Feminism and veganism

    Have you ever read any Martha Nussbaum? She's produced a whole system of liberal justice (the capabilities approach) motivated by existing theories' failure to provide justice for women, the...
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    Re: Vegan in Durham?

    I'm moving to Durham in October; one thing Google isn't clear on so far is whether there is much there in the way of vegan societies. I know the university has one (though since I'm not on facebook...
  40. Re: Does anyone know of an all vegan village/town/city?

    I think there are towns in Northern Sweden where vegans/vegetarians are at least a substantial minority. I also heard that drug-free living is also quite prevalent.

    Also, anybody know anything...
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