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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    Domino's just announced that it is changing its recipes. Now the crust is going to contain butter:mad:
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    Re: Vegans in Charlotte North Carolina?

    I couldn't find where they gave the ingredients list and on the links page, an article is linked to which says you don't need to use honey. Do you think they've changed ingredients or did I just...
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    Re: Seitan recipes

    I buy mine pre-made...I didn't realize this would become a "how to make seitan" thread when I started out with my "seitan as an ingredient in a recipe" thread. Strange how things happen:thumbsup:
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    Re: Need food and exercise advice

    I know what you said about carbs, but my understanding is that complex carbohydrates (such as whole wheat pasta, whole wheat bread, oatmeal, bulgur, quinoa, rice, etc.) are VERY important for a...
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    Re: Being a vegan in the U.S.A.?

    I think (as others have noted) that being a vegan in the U.S.A. depends on what area of the country you live in. I have noticed that some people in very small out of the way towns have an extremely...
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    Re: Favourite Vegan Food Products - USA

    Has anyone else tried Daiya "cheese" shreds? I think so far only the Vegan Store (Pangea)-- http://www.veganstore.com -- is selling it to consumers. I think it's the best non-dairy cheese I've had...
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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    Yes, it was from "Jessica." I'll be interested (and surprised) to hear if you get any response.
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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    I emailed RT's as well and got the EXACT same response that you did shellymi2nv:pissed:
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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    Earlier in this thread, I mentioned Ruby Tuesday's veggie burger. Well, I went there a bit over a week ago and found out (when it came out to the table) that they have changed their veggie burger. ...
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    Re: Vegans in Charlotte North Carolina?

    I'm closer to Asheville than Charlotte myself. I like Asheville A LOT:thumbsup:
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    This morning I had 5 homemade drop biscuits with blackberry all fruit, hot black tea with sugar & Silk
    For lunch I had water to drink and to eat better than boullion chicken flavored broth (vegan)...
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    Re: Taco Bell's Refried Beans Are Not Vegan

    Taco Bell is pretty much the only restaurant in my dinky town that serves anything vegan. I almost never eat out here (there is a town about an hour away that has a couple of trustworthy smaller...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Breakfast: two lemon-poppyseed muffins with EB, hot black tea with Silk & sugar
    Lunch: Sesame-orange tofu (from Eat, Drink, & Be Vegan) with snow peas & green onions cooked together in the pan...
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    Re: Vegan Fudge Recipe anyone?

    http://vegetarian.about.com/od/desertrecipes/r/avofudge.htm

    I REALLY liked this fudge...it was super creamy, but you do have to keep it refrigerated or it just becomes goo. It's also really...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Yesterday I ate pretty tasty stuff:
    B: vegan doughnut, black tea with Silk and sugar
    S: large salad with cucumbers and dressing
    L: stuffed butternut squash (from Sarah Kramer's cookbook),...
  16. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    I have house bunnies too:) I've bunny-proofed the living room, so they are usually out when I'm home. When I'm not home, they stay in their extra large cage which they really seem to love. They...
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    Re: Cholesterol

    I just got mine tested again and here's the scoop (in U.S.):
    total cholesterol=126
    LDL=63
    HDL=48
    VLDL=15
    Triglycerides=77

    All my other blood work was good too, even B12 (actually high) and...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: Have you ever had a B12 deficiency caused by your diet?

    I just had mine tested just to be safe and it actually came out above normal. I think I was taking too much supplementation:o I've decided to cut back a bit on B12 supplements!
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    Re: Veganomicon

    I'm the one who said that there are some hard to find ingredients in some recipes and I still stand by that. I live in a dinky little town and would have to drive about an hour--one way--to get to a...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Thanx:) I thought it was, except for feeling over-full b4 going to bed:o
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Yesterday I think I had my best day ever when it comes to what I ate (except I was super full by the end of the day):

    Breakfast= blueberry pancakes (from Vegan with a Vengeance) with Earth...
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    Re: Veganomicon

    I've made the jelly donuts cupcakes once too and the jelly also didn't sink in as promised:rolleyes: I think next time I'll put the jelly in the middle...put some batter, then jelly, then more...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    I'm sure you're right, but some posts list "all" the meals and it still doesn't seem like much. But some people do list quite a bit, so I'm not saying everyone eats a small amount...as some people...
  24. Re: Recomendations needed for easy, "down home" style vegan cook book

    I guess you're not around anymore:( Well, if you ever stop by again (or anyone else is interested), I just got Ann Jackson's "Cookin' Southern Vegetarian Style." It isn't completely vegan, but most...
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    Re: Vegan Planet

    I rated this book "good," though I personally think it has it's good and bad points. Many of the recipes are fairly "drab," so I found myself adding spices or ingredients to make them closer to...
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    Re: Veganomicon

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    Re: Veganomicon

    I have it and the dishes look quite tasty. I have been a bit disappointed though as most are too "fancy" (with some recipes with hard to find ingredients), labor-intensive (lots of steps), or...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    b: vegan cinnamon roll, black tea with sugar & Silk
    l: Mountain Stew (from "Vegetarian Times Cookbook") with eggplant added, water, a bread stick (from Olive Garden--no butter), water, then a...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    today I ate/will eat:
    breakfast--vegan cinnamon roll (from Vegan Essentials), tea with Silk and sugar
    lunch--hummus & avocado sandwich on whole wheat bread, veggie booty, water, and 2 dark...
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    Re: Olive Garden Pizza

    See here (response #132): http://veganforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6328&page=7

    It does depend on the restaurant, as I've asked at a couple of Olive Gardens and the two I went to did NOT...
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    Re: Were you spanked as a child?

    I agree with you, xrodolfox...I stated many of the reasons on the page 9 of this thread (#172). I have students in my class often say, "well, my parents wore me out and told me how stupid I was, but...
  32. Re: Is soya bad for your health?

    From what I've read, it's specifically products that contain soy isolates or soy concentrate that aren't good for you. Whole soy products seem to be healthy, though anything can be done in excess. ...
  33. Poll: Re: Do you eat more or less varied food than you did when you were eating meat &

    I agree, I love cooking more than ever now that I'm vegan...I still don't like the chopping bit much though;) But I'm not sure I think that there are "less options"...I've learned of so many...
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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    sleepydvdr, sounds like you're a fellow NC'er. I guess you live close to Charlotte? I live closer to Asheville, which seems pretty vegan-friendly too:D
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    Re: Do you live in a vegan "grey zone?"

    I guess I'd be in a dark gray area. Most people here don't know the definition of vegan either until I tell them, then most of them seem to think I'm nuts or something. My local grocery does have...
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    Re: chain restaurant vegan items (USA & Canada)

    Thanks for the info, sleepydvr. I wonder though if Cici's pizza crust or pasta is OK for vegans? I know some pizza places have dairy products (including cheese at times) in the crust and some...
  37. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    I agree with you. There are even people who declaw rabbits (I noticed your avatar:) ) because they don't like their digging or declaw cats because they're ruining furniture. Now people like that...
  38. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    I still say "pet" when I'm talking to those who are...um...less than progressive. However, I usually say companion animals or furbabies to those who "get" it. Pet to me just makes me think of a...
  39. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    I totally agree that my life would be empty without my furbabies. Maybe I'm selfish, but I would hate to live my life w/o furbabies. I also think that once I got out on my own and started sharing my...
  40. Re: Is soya bad for your health?

    Here's a link to an article on WebMD:
    http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/Soy-Wars
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