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Warm Spring Salad. Photo Credit: Oh She Glows

Meat-Free Monday: Warm Spring Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Spring is in the air, and what dish says ‘spring’ better than this Warm Spring Salad? This signature salad is chock-full of spring fruits and veggies like asparagus, leek, peas, strawberries, and lots of parsley, tossed in a simple lemon olive oil dressing–easy, light, and refreshing! For even more protein than what […]

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<p>Earth Day began in 1970, and since then, people all over the world recognize it as a day to promote keeping the environment healthy. Photo Credit: ax2groin via Flickr</p>

What On Earth Is Earth Day?

(EARTH DAY/ENVIRONMENT) The 1960’s brought about a ton of changes for the American people, including protecting our environment. Brought into effect by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day sparked a worldwide rally to appreciate, protect, and teach about the importance of a healthy environment. From compassionate efforts including park clean-ups, teach-ins, and tree-plating parties, […]

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Lemon-Lavender Blackberry Ricotta Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. Photo Credit: Keepin' It Kind

Meat-Free Monday: Lemon-Lavender Blackberry Ricotta Grilled Cheese

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meatless Monday recipe, switch things up a bit with this Lemon-Lavender Blackberry Ricotta Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Yes, you heard it right–lemon-lavender blackberry ricotta. Now that’s a mouthful! This recipe gives some fruity flare to on an old favorite dish with a thick, chunky blackberry sauce, laced with lemon zest […]

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Put Your Fins Together For National Dolphin Day!

(ANIMAL NEWS/DOLPHINS) Today, April 14 is National Dolphin Day, a day dedicated to the plight of dolphins of all species across the globe. These incredibly intelligent and social mammals congregate in schools of five to hundreds, and range in colors from pink, white, brown, and even black. Found all over the world, these species are […]

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Vegan Chocolate Bunny - a compassionate Easter treat!

Compassionate Treats For A Happy Vegan Easter!

(ANIMAL WELFARE/VEGAN EASTER) Easter is almost here, and what better way to enjoy this celebration of new life than to celebrate with compassion toward all life? After all, this lovely springtime holiday and the animal rights movement do share the same cotton-tailed mascot! Learn how easy and delicious it can be to have a happy […]

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Don’t Shoot! Support The Police-Canine Encounters Protection Act & Stop Police From Shooting Pets

(DOGS/POLICE SHOOTINGS) Tragically, it’s estimated that a dog is shot every 98 minutes by law enforcement in the United States, causing trauma for both the family and police officer involved. Despite the fact that dog bite numbers have decreased, incidents of police using lethal force against family pets are on the rise–from SWAT raids to […]

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President Obama’s effort to reduce carbon emissions by coal-burning power plants could be undone when President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office in January. Photo Credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

With A Flick Of The Wrist, Trumps’ Climate Change Denials Become National Policy

(CLIMATE CHANGE/ANIMAL NEWS) President Donald Trump is one step closer to overhauling President Barack Obama’s climate change policies after signing a sweeping executive order seeking to reduce federal climate regulations. The long-promised order also aims to align federal agencies’ policies with Trump’s steadfast mission to boost U.S. fossil fuel production and achieve energy independence. It’s […]

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Garlic Soba And Zucchini Noodles. Photo Credit: Naturally Ella

Meat-Free Monday: Garlic Soba & Zucchini Noodles

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try these delicious garlic soba and zucchini noodles. This recipe makes for a great lunch dish or light dinner that cooks in just under 20 minutes. Snow peas, broccoli, spinach, and carrots are great mix-ins, and if you feel like going all out, add veggie potstickers as […]

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Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) with Grey wolf (Canis lupus) stretching behind, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA, August

“This Isn’t Hunting—It’s Slaughter”: GOP Shoots Down Wildlife Protections For Alaskan Wolves & Bears

(ANIMAL NEWS/WILDLIFE) Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed a measure that would remove wildlife protections on bears and gray wolves in Alaska, and (sadly) President Donald Trump’s signature is the only thing standing in the way of the measure becoming law. If signed, the bill–backed by the National Rifle Association and […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Super Green Vegan Quinoa Burritos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Burritos can make for a perfect snack since they’re portable, so you can always eat a portion, rewrap, and save the rest for later. These make ahead super green vegan quinoa burritos are filled with quinoa, mung beans, and shredded kale, but you can fill them with whatever you like! This hearty […]

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Spring Salad With Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing. Photo Credit: Oh She Glows

Meat-Free Monday: Spring Salad With Strawberry Dressing

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Now that spring has finally sprung, tantalize your taste buds with this spring salad with a strawberry-lemon-basil dressing. Using a food processor, blend fresh strawberries, basil, and lemon juice, along with a touch of olive oil, pure maple syrup, fine grain sea salt, and black pepper, into a healthy and light, yet […]

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Panda-monium! 15 Fun Panda Facts For National Panda Day

(PANDAS/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) It’s National Panda Day! Pandas are adorable, gentle giants who are in dire need our help. Giant pandas have been on the endangered list since 1990, with habitat loss and poaching being the biggest threats to their population’s survival. With only 1,000 giant pandas left in the world, the species is now […]

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Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with this vegan Irish soda bread. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: St. Patty’s Day Irish Soda Bread

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and this Irish soda bread recipe is a wonderful addition to your holiday breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Irish soda bread traditionally includes buttermilk but this version substitutes almond milk with apple cider vinegar. The great thing about this bread is that you can include your favorite dried […]

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