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The San Francisco SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program improves the lives of those facing educational, physical or mental challenges by bringing humans and animals together.  Photo Credit: SF SPCA

Art Goes To The Dogs: Paw-traits Aid Animal Rescue

(SHELTER ANIMALS/ANIMAL ACTIVISM) SAN FRANCISCO — Good Dog Art, a month-long silent auction benefit organized by Creative Rescue, an organization that works with non-profit art groups to promote animal rescue groups, is taking place in honor of Spay and Neuter Month. The fundraiser supports the SF SPCA and the Humane Society by selling fine artwork […]

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Serve this delicious chickpea curry with basmati rice. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Indian Curried Chickpeas

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)  This is a quick and easy dinner recipe that is also healthy and full of flavor. Curry powder and spices enhance the chickpeas and potatoes, while green beans make this dish a full meal. If you prefer more spice, add some chili powder or crushed red pepper. Serve over rice or enjoy with some […]

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Try this delicious and decadent chocolate mousse. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Creamy Chocolate Mousse

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Chocolate mousse can be a luxurious treat and an impressive dessert when entertaining. This recipe is made with tofu, so it’s very filling and a small serving of about 1/4 of a cup should be a good start. You can dress it up with your favorite additions like chocolate shavings, nuts, and sprinkles. […]

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<p>Guest chef Doran Petersan of the bake shop Sticky Fingers makes some vegan sweets on The Today Show.  Photo Credit: Eccorazzi.com</p>

Vegan Valentine’s Day Recipes To Love

(VALENTINE’S DAY/VEGAN RECIPES) “Cupcake Wars” contender, chef Doran Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery in Washington, D.C., introduced some of her yummy vegan treats on “The Today Show.” Petersan shared her recipe for vegan red velvet cupcakes, brownie s’mores, and champagne cupcakes. Read on for how to make these delicious vegan sweets for your significant other this Valentine’s […]

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These sugar cookies are perfect for Valentine's Day. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Valentine’s Day is Friday and sugar cookies are the perfect gift for your sweetie. These cookies are fluffy and chewy and you can roll them out to cut heart shapes. Using Earth Balance keeps the buttery flavor of traditional sugar cookies. The recipe includes an icing for the cookies that you can apply to […]

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<p>Yulin, China's dog meat festival plans to proceed amidst heavy opposition. Photo Credit: Ian Somerhalder Foundation  </p>

Local Activists Vs. Chinese Dog Meat Market

(ANIMAL WELFARE/DOGS/PETS) In recent years, China has seen an increase in activism against the dog meat market. However, a lack of resources and legal support has kept from saving and protecting the region’s dogs. There are several stories regarding the rescue of thousands of dogs mid-transport to slaughterhouses, yet the aftermath of the rescue is […]

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Mango and Tofu Fried Rice is nutrient rich for the vegan diet.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Mango & Tofu Fried Rice

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Fried rice recipes can sometimes be soaked in oil, but it’s not difficult to make a healthier version that’s still restaurant quality. This healthy recipe calls for only one tablespoon of sesame oil, omits the egg, and adds in extra veggies. Sesame oil contains calcium, iron, and B6—all important vitamins for a vegan diet. […]

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Try these cashew cheese nachos for the Super Bowl. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Top 9 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) The Super Bowl is fast approaching, and if you are throwing a party you might want to try some new vegan recipes to impress your guests. These recipes from PETA will make a delicious addition to your party and are all meat- and dairy-free. With appetizers like potato skins and nachos, meals like chili […]

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