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  1. Re: Is there anything wrong with having tofu every day?

    Try an Oriental supermarket! They tend to have tofu for a fraction of the price in supermarkets as well.
  2. Re: My 2000 kcal vegan diet: help me lose weight for life

    I'm also on a calorie counting mission at the moment, I use a specific website which has a large database with foods/drinks in to keep me accurate.

    I wanted to share what I have learnt so far;
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    Re: Yorkshire pudding

    I use a similar recipe to Zero above - but make sure to put oil in the baking tray and heat it up REALLY REALLY hot before putting mixture in. If it's really hot, so it mixture sizzles when poured in...
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    Re: New Isa Chandra Moskowitz book! Pies!

    I got this book last week - AMAZING! Love pies!!!
  5. Thread: greyhound

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    Re: greyhound

    I was considering a rescue greyhound. Greyhound gap seem to pretty good and they appear to mostly re-home ex-racers.

    I think the ex-racers not being good pets is just a myth to be honest, as with...
  6. Re: Vegan in diet only - transitioning to full vegan lifestyle

    This is ridiculous at this stage (but you asked ;)) but down pillows and duvet covers where something which got me. It took me years to make the connection (quite embarrassed to admit) but just...
  7. Thread: UK Vegan Cider?

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    Re: UK Vegan Cider?

    Most pubs I go to, the few times I do go, have bottles of Weston's cider in bottles. I think all Westons is vegan?

    The ones I buy from supermarket are all clearly labelled vegan -I love, love ,...
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    My assumption is anyone with dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits don't keep them in cages but I think dog crates are quite popular in the US?!
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    I can see people wanting companion animals which they like interacting with, even if I don't necessarily agree. But just don't understand the keeping of reptiles or birds at all - these animals could...
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    I have the same attitude and I hate the abuse which happens to domesticated animals by sick sadists!





    Catio <--Love it!
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    I run a Ferret Rescue and very few of mine are in cages - Only when going through quarantine for one week. The ones who can't be rehomed and are staying long term have free roam of our house. The...
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    My body didn't get that memo - doh
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    [QUOTE=Pob;707722]No animals should be bought/sold/bred for human enjoyment.[/QUOTE

    Agreed.

    I think it's dependant on what animal you are talking about - a hamster, mouse, rat then yes should...
  14. Re: Ice Cream Maker for Vegan & Frozen Yogurt & Your Fav. Recipes?!

    Always seems like sorbet, it's a really old ice cream maker so could be that as well to be fair.
  15. Re: Ice Cream Maker for Vegan & Frozen Yogurt & Your Fav. Recipes?!

    I have one but mine haven't been very elaborate - I struggle to make the real ice cream consistency - always ends up sorbet like. Might be me or coconut milk...
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    Re: What would you do?

    Do you think he was definitely after squirrels and not something else like a polecat or mink? It sounds like a humane trap but if they are going to kill the animals anyway I don't understand - or...
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    Re: Copper overload in vegan diet

    OK this time I read the articles.

    There is a lot of information on the internet not all of it very trust worthy. As there are no links to scientific papers I don't particularly trust any of those...
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    Re: Copper overload in vegan diet

    Seconded. I'm slightly confused where the copper would come from in a vegan diet?
  19. Re: Ferret mum wanted for motherless ferret babies (North-East of England)

    The surrogate mother took to the kits well but suddenly this afternoon rejected them. They have all gone over the bridge to be with their mother.
    This is just so upsetting, the poor mum had seven...
  20. Re: Ferret mum wanted for motherless ferret babies (North-East of England)

    This is now sorted :) They are going to surrogate to today and all survived the night
  21. Thread: Rspca :-(

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    Re: Rspca :-(

    OK maybe my sheer anger at them leads me to forget that each branch is independently run and there is probably massive variation between centres and I have only dealt with two of them. The branch...
  22. Thread: Rspca :-(

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    Re: Rspca :-(

    I have no time for the RSPCA - I've said this before and will say it again.

    Everyone who works for the RSPCA is paid - they monopolise charity money leaving smaller animal rescues in increasing...
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    Re: Battery Cages Banned in Europe

    I guess they also have to have a mind for economics of the farmers as well - I don't know. From what I heard a lot of chickens have had to be killed to make room for this 'improvement' as they...
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    Re: Battery Cages Banned in Europe

    No I totally agree - I just wonder what affect the price increase will have on people's mentalities towards egg. Guess we will find out.
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    Battery Cages Banned in Europe

    I was listening to Radio 4 on way home before and they where talking about EU changing legislation on battery cages to enriched cages. I believe this was a 12yr phase out being enforced this year.
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    I'd agree with this - I get so bored of the argument 'but I love cheese/chocolate'. Given how many times I had a similar discussion with omni's about bacon butties and surely they must do to?
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    Re: How did you go vegan?

    I went vegetarian when I was 8 or 9yrs old - the first real connection between meat and animals for me (I may have been slow it seems quite old now). My mum mentioned going out to get fish and I got...
  28. Re: Coalition to Fight Factory Farming needs your help.

    Voted - 10 votes behind now
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    Re: If you accidentally buy non-vegan food

    My partner hates shopping with me because I check the ingredients of EVERYTHING - even though we essentially buy the same products each week they so often change ingredients it's just worrying.
    I...
  30. Thread: Grand National

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    Re: Grand National

    Don't these horses 'enjoyed' today


    R.I.P. TO YET MORE HORSES FROM THE AINTREE DEATH FESTIVAL

    ACCORDING TO PETE 2012-04-14 Aintree Brought Down - Broke Leg - Destroyed

    SYNCHRONISED (IRE)...
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    Re: Vitamin B12 in Tempeh

    I'm the same - a lot of crap to put in your body at once!
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    Re: Vitamin B12 in Tempeh

    I wasn't suggesting everyone go out and drink a can of Red Bull a month ;) Just found it interesting.
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    Re: Tricks to stay vegan?

    Making sure you are getting the right nutrients is important anyhew - but if you are missing something you could crave foods which you normally associate with the missing nutrients.

    If there is...
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    Re: A few questions from a new vegan :)

    Do Barry M & Simple not test on animals then? <- if so that's good!!!!
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    Re: A few questions from a new vegan :)

    But is the glue animal derived?
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    Re: Vitamin B12 in Tempeh

    Apparently Red Bull has 1000% RDA B12 - I'm not sure Red Bull is vegan but found it interesting.
  37. Thread: Grand National

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    Re: Grand National

    It really winds me up that if people where talking about child abuse it would be considered normal to oppose it, but if anyone takes offence to animal abuse and stands up we are considered freaks or...
  38. Thread: Grand National

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    Re: Grand National

    What do you expect the horse to do? Stop and check jockey OK??

    I've never watched horse racing as it saddens me to see the animals exploited in such a way, also knowing their certain deaths aren't...
  39. Thread: Grand National

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    Re: Grand National

    It's animal exploitation. Need I say more?
  40. Thread: Grand National

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    Re: Grand National

    Don't forget that rescues are mostly self funded and with retired horses mostly they can't be re-homed. There is a limited capability of all rescues especially without financial & time support.

    I...
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