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Meat-Free Monday: Two-Bite Vegan Baked Potatoes

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is the perfect side dish or appetizer, and offers two flavor options–Tex-Mex or loaded. What’s more, these two-bit vegan baked potatoes are quick and easy to put together (ready in 35 minutes or less), and only require 8 ingredients (unless you’d prefer to customize them with your favorite […]

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Join The Stampede! Celebrate World Elephant Day

(ELEPHANTS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Happy World Elephant Day! This global campaign was founded in 2012 to shine a light on the delicate state of elephant populations across the globe. In addition to habitat loss and exploitation, poaching for the ivory trade is one of the most difficult issues conservationists must face to protect these gentle giants. But […]

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Thai Peanut Tofu Salad Tacos. Photo Credit: Keepin' It Kind

Meat-Free Monday: Thai Peanut Tofu Salad Tacos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, why not try something new? These Thai Peanut Tofu Salad Tacos are the perfect combination of a salad and a handheld snack. A flavorful fusion, this dish takes all of our favorite Thai flavors and stuffs them inside of a taco. Featuring carrots, bell peppers, purple cabbage, […]

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Falafel Tacos With Sriracha Tahini Sauce. Photo Credit: Keepin' It Kind

Meat-Free Monday: Falafel Tacos With Sriracha Tahini Sauce

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday recipe, why not celebrate Taco Tuesday a day early? After all, it’s always a great day for tacos! Give your traditional tacos a Mediterranean twist with these falafel tacos with Sriracha tahini sauce. They are unbelievably delicious with a perfect combination of textures and flavors. The Sriracha […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Watermelon Frosty (Or Margarita)

(MEAT-FREE MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like fresh watermelon. For this Meatless Monday, sip on this watermelon frosty–or margarita, for your next cocktail party! Not only is watermelon low in fat and only about 40 calories per cup, but it’s also super hydrating, which is great for beating the summer heat! It also contains fiber, […]

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Meat-Free Monday- Grilled Veggie Skewers With Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Meat-Free Monday: Grilled Veggie Skewers With Chimichurri Sauce

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) If you haven’t already, it’s time to dust off the grill and get ready for some summertime grilling! For this week’s Meat-Free Monday recipe, try these grilled veggie skewers with a bold chimichurri sauce. This recipe mixes savory and sweet vegetables like bell peppers, onion, sweet potatoes, baby potatoes, and portobello mushrooms–which […]

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red white and blueberry fruit smoothie recipe

Meat-Free Monday: Red, White, & Blueberry Smoothie

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, kick off your 4th of July holiday with a patriotic potable! This red, white, and blueberry smoothie perfectly blends together fresh summer flavors like ripe raspberry, acai, blueberry, fresh strawberry, and coconut banana cream. What a yummy way to celebrate red, white, and blue! — Global Animal

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Brown Rice Bowl with Lemongrass, Tofu, and Cashews. Photo Credit: The Kitchn

Meat-Free Monday: Rice Bowl With Lemongrass, Tofu, & Cashews

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) We all know rice dishes can get monotonous, so why not perk things up with a little Southeast Asian flair? For this week’s Meatless Monday, try this vegan brown rice bowl with zesty lemongrass, chewy baked tofu, and crunchy cashews. You can use brown Basmati rice or other varieties of brown rice, […]

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Early victim: one of the more than 100 elephants poisoned in Hwange national park in September 2013. Photo Credit: AP

A Common Crime: 10 More Elephants Poisoned By Poachers

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/POACHING) In a major loss for the animal kingdom, 10 elephants–including a mother and her young calf–were poisoned by poachers at Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park last week. A bucket of poison (typically a dilute sodium cyanide solution and/or paraquat, an extremely toxic agricultural herbicide) was found near the scene and three arrests were made […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Coconut Horchata

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this dairy-free coconut horchata–it’s creamy, sweet, and loaded with vanilla flavor. But this traditional horchata recipe incorporates one not-so-traditional addition: coconut milk. This will give you a horchata that’s extra rich and creamy, but still totally vegan. Simply soak some rice and a cinnamon stick in water […]

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Penne Pasta Salad. Photo Credit: Minimalist Baker

Meat-Free Monday: Pesto Penne Pasta Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) If you’ve got a craving for pesto, this week’s Meat-Free Monday recipe is the one for you! Not only is this pesto penne pasta salad 100 percent vegan and gluten-free, but it only requires nine simple ingredients and comes together in about 30 minutes. The insanely delicious, hearty pesto dressing combines classic flavors […]

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Golden Milk Chia Pudding. Photo Credit: Oh My Veggies

Meat-Free Monday: Golden Milk Chia Pudding

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this Golden Milk Chia Pudding for a new go-to healthy breakfast, afternoon snack, or dessert-like treat. Chia seed pudding is a simple and delicious way to easily absorb all the powerhouse benefits of chia seeds. Not only does this superfood have more calcium than milk, but […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) In celebration of Memorial Day weekend and the (semi) official start to summer, give this chunky strawberry ice cream a try! Not only is this recipe completely vegan, but it spotlights summer’s freshest fruit–strawberries (which means tons of antioxidants)! This recipe is the perfect reason to purchase an ice cream maker, but […]

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