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  1. Re: Neal Barnard "The get healthy, go vegan cookbook"

    He's part of the Physicians for Responsible Medicine group. Their 21-day kickstart program is what helped me to go vegan.
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Yesterday's menu:

    B: peanut butter on whole wheat pita
    L: veggie enchiladas with rice & beans
    D: Boca chikn patty with brown rice and salad

    Lunch kept me so full that I didn't eat a snack
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    Re: HELP! looking for a healthy vegan cookbook with easy to make recipes!

    I like "Vegan on the Cheap" and another one that name is lost to me now, but it's got Eastern dishes - Indian, Thai, etc...
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    Re: May eat vegan for health issues - advice please!

    I have colitis, a painful inflammation of the colon, which results in a lot of abdominal pain, stomach upset, heartburn, etc. My symptoms are marked improved since I went vegan. Now, I just need to...
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    Re: Weight reduction advice

    I using the book, Eat to Live, for weight reduction while being vegan. The recommendations are that you eat plenty of fresh fruit, veg, and legumes, but limit your starch portions to once a day.
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    Re: Poor vegan, cheap living

    I find that the book "Vegan on the Cheap" was a great addition to my cookbook collection, both for the recipes and the excellent tips on how to eat deliciously, but cheaply. I got it second hand on...
  7. Re: Have you ever eaten meat in your dreams since going vegan?

    No, but I've frequently dreamed of liberating cows I see in trucks on the freeway here in Texas!
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    B: Bean burrito with pico de gallo (bit of a habit)
    L: Sauted mushrooms, squash, & courgette added to chili & brown rice
    D: Not sure yet...I love this thread for getting meal ideas!
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    Re: Newly Married with Culture Differences

    You can find "Peaceable Kingdom" on YouTube with Spanish subtitles. Believe me, I understand. It took my husband years to come around to going vegan. He's Spanish and Dutch, so culturally big on meat...
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    Re: new vegan with parenting questions

    I should find a copy of the "I am vegan" sheet to give my daughters' school and daycare. It might help with the transition. We've been of the "vegan at home, vegetarian outside" school, but I am keen...
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    Re: Witty vegan comebacks / one-liners

    When overhearing a conversation of someone asking me why I didn't eat meat, my 5-year old replied, "Yuck! It's dead. Why would you want to eat it?". The look on the person's face was priceless. LOL
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Breakfast was a bean & potato burrito with fresh pico de gallo. Yum!

    Lunch will be a whole wheat pita, peanut butter, and a banana - should have been breakfast, but I forgot my lumch. Eating in my...
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    Re: Why weren't you vegan before you became vegan?

    I think it was pure ignorance. I wish I'd done it years ago!
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    Re: Fur banned from Fashion Week in Norway

    I voted in the poll. I wish they'd ban leather, too. If only every designer were as cool as Stella McCartney!
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    Re: How did you go vegan?

    I read The China Study and went from there onto other web sites, etc. The funny thing is I was vegetarian for 16 years, got gluten intolerance, and was told by my doctor to go back to eating meat....
  16. Re: Have you ever eaten meat in your dreams since going vegan?

    No, lately I only dream that people are trying to get me to eat it again. Nightmare!
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    Re: Every office should have one...

    OMG...I want to work there! The only things vegan in my work break room are free fruit (usually 3 kinds) and peanuts you can buy in the vending machine. That's it.
  18. Re: Threads about animal products (eggs, fish, milk & meat) and many types of ca

    The China Study is one of the books that got me interested in going vegan. Another good one to show omnis the nutritional side is Becoming Vegan by Brenda Davis. I bought it when I decided to...
  19. Bill Clinton Named PETA's 2010 Person of The Year

    Never thought I'd see the McDonalds king go vegan...Good for him!

    http://www.peta.org/features/bill-clinton-named-petas-2010-person-of-the-year.aspx
  20. Re: Which vegan forum would you use if this forum didn't exist?

    If it's the one sponsored by a magazine, I think I know it. Tried it a few times, but no one every replied. There seems to be a small group who only reply to each other.
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    Re: weight-loss foods that are cheap and filling

    I agree with getting a pressure cooker! I love mine. Make a big batch of stew, soup, or curry every Sunday and then take them for lunches or heat them up for a quick dinner during the week. Not...
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    Re: What are you having for Christmas dinner?

    Lentil loaf
    Curried green beans
    Sweet potatoes mashed with raw brown sugar and spices topped with pecans
    Mashed potatoes
    Turnips and carrots
    Olive tray
    Cornbread
    Maple Pecan pie from Fat Free...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Fruit and a Larabar for breakfast

    Hummus, falafel, baba gnoush, and flat bread in a Middle Eastern restaurant for lunch.

    Dinner was a bowl of tomato soup and a sandwich of hummus, avocado,...
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    Re: Vegan Weight Loss?

    I think it really depends on the type of diet that you eat. If you eat too many calories and don't burn them off, you'll never lose weight just by becoming a vegan.
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Yesterday's menu included:

    Fruit - banana, navel orange, apple
    Earl Grey tea
    Big green salad with cucumbers, carrots, celery, tomatoes, onions, black olives, and garbanzo beans
    Leftover spag ...
  26. Re: Dr. McDougall's Soups available to buy online

    I tend to microwave them at work, because there is no kettle. It's the best when they are 99 cents! I end up buying 10 at a time when they are that cheap and stashing them in my desk. I find the...
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    Re: Vegan in the Netherlands

    Hi Jippia,

    I lived in Utrecht. To be honest, I did not eat out a lot apart from places that I knew were safe for me as a Celiac. That is why I waited to go vegan until I moved back to the US.
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    Re: What did you eat for the first time today? (2)

    I had the vegan hot dogs from Tofutti yesterday for the first time. I'm going to have to experiment with different brands until I find one I really like. These drove me nuts, because it was hard to...
  29. Dr. McDougall's Soups available to buy online

    http://www.rightfoods.com/store.php

    All of Dr McDougall's soups are vegan! They are delish. I've had a few of them, as they are available in my local health food store, but I've never seen so...
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    Re: Employment at an animal sanctuary... hmmmm

    The good news is that you'd be helping animals that are rescued. The bad news is that you will likely be feeding them meat. I can relate to how you feel, because I've worked for a pharma company for...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Yesterday was home made drop biscuits and fruit, avocado & tomato sandwich, bean tameles for dinner and a handful of nuts for dessert
  32. Thread: Earthlings

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    Re: Earthlings

    I just watched Earthlings this week for the first time. I went through the gauntlet of emotions watching it - rage, disgust, sadness, disbelief, you name it...and relief to have gone vegan. I just...
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    What's your best sandwich ever?

    Today's lunch is definitely a make again soon type of sandwich - Avocado, tomatoes, red onions, veganese on vegan whole wheat bread. The bread is from a health food store in San Antonio and it's made...
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    Poll: Re: More / less energy on a vegan diet?

    Off the charts with more energy! I've had fibromyalgia symptoms for 7 years and most of them are gone since going vegan.
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    Vegan diet = relief from fibromyalgia?

    For those of you who don't know what Fibromyalgia is like. Here's a definition:

    Fibromyalgia is a common condition characterized by long-term, body-wide pain and tender points in joints, muscles,...
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    Re: I need HELP!! lol

    I use banana and apple sauce as egg replacements.
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    Re: Vegan in the Netherlands

    I lived in the Neds for 8 years. I am Celiac, so gluten is out of the question for me, and I honestly waited to go 100% vegan until I moved to the US recently, because it was just impossible for me...
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    Re: Vilnius, Lituania

    I was there years ago and there was a Chicago style restaurant for pizza and such. Maybe they would make you something tailor made if it's still there?
  39. Re: If you could go anywhere in Canada, where would it be?

    I've only been over the border in Canada years ago for beer runs :o, but I'd love to go for a nice, long holiday! I have friend in Toronto, Edmonton, and Prince Edward Island. I'd love to do a...
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    Re: West Cornwall Pasty Company

    Sounds like some progress was made...yay! I might have to make pasties this weekend. This thread makes me crave them...
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