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Spaghetti and marinara with vegan, soy meatballs. Photo Credit: PETA

Meat-Free Monday: Spaghetti Marinara With Vegan Meatballs

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Believe it or not, healthy comfort food does exist. And nothing says ‘comfort’ like good ol’ spaghetti and meatballs. This Italian-inspired dish is made from scratch, but the homemade sauce is easy to make, and the fresh flavor makes it totally worth the effort. It’s so good, it might even remind you […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Healthy Minestrone Soup

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Still working on that New Year’s Resolution? This healthy minestrone soup is the perfect dish for a cold January day. It’s not only gluten- and dairy-free, but it’s also packed with lots of veggies and protein. Enjoy on it’s own or as a side dish! As always, happy eating! — Global Animal

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<p>This Lentil Veggie Soup can be served as a meal or a delicious side.</p>

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Lentil Veggie Soup

(VEGETARIAN/VEGAN RECIPES) This simple soup is versatile and hearty! Most lentil soups are just lentils in a tomato broth, but this version is heavy on the vegetables to boost nutrition. Using mixed vegetables adds variety to the meal, but you can also substitute any fresh vegetables from your fridge to make it your own.  — […]

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Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Iced Gingerbread

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Gingerbread is a holiday favorite and a wonderful dessert for New Year’s Eve parties. This recipe includes a delicious vanilla icing to drape over the gingerbread. Cut the loaf into slices and enjoy for breakfast or cut into square cubes and serve as bite-sized hors d’oeuvres! — Global Animal

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A Kind Gift: Tips For Compassionate Shopping

(SHOP CRUELTY-FREE/HUMANE SHOPPING) Compassion is in fashion now more than ever and shoppers are demonstrating their ethics and concern for animal welfare with their pocketbooks. Here are some great tips and surprising facts for gift-giving with heart and mindfulness. Also, find a compassionate pet store near you and click here for our complete list of […]

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11 Ways To Make Your Holiday Dinner Cruelty-Free

(VEGETARIAN/VEGAN) With the holidays rapidly approaching, why not consider animal-friendly food options? Not only is it a great way to spread Christmas compassion to animals, but all of your guests will benefit from a healthy feast. See below for 11 ways to help you cook up a cruelty-free dinner the animals will be grateful for. […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) The holidays are notorious for fattening foods, so why not try this healthy twist on a winter favorite? For this week’s Meat Free Monday Challenge, we have a wonderful low-calorie, vegan shepherd’s pie. As always, happy eating! — Global Animal

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4 Ways To Help Animals This Holiday Season

(HOLIDAYS/ANIMAL ACTIVISM) With the holidays in full swing, now is the perfect time to get into the giving spirit and help our furry and feathered friends. Whether you’re giving a gift or giving back, take a look at these four great ways to help animals this holiday season. — Global Animal

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Meat-Free Monday: Puffy Nachos With Spicy Black Beans

(MEAT-FREE MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Looking for something to spice up your winter? These puffy nachos with spicy black beans are sure to heat up your kitchen. Make the nacho chips by frying tortilla triangles in canola oil, then top them with a creamy vegan queso, spicy black beans, diced tomatoes, olives, onions, jalapenos, cilantro, and any […]

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Baby orangutans on the way to the International Animal Rescue’s center in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: Credit Kemal Jufri for The New York Times

How Big Banks Are Making Rain Forests Pay The Price

(ENVIRONMENT/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) With big banks like Bank of America and Goldman Sachs under fire for funding the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline project, many are becoming more aware of how major financial institutions influence habitat destruction, animal welfare, and climate change. Believe it or not, some of the world’s largest banks have distributed more than […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Pho Noodle Soup

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Who doesn’t love a nice steamy bowl of soup on a cold December day? Pho noodle soup is a staple dish in Vietnamese cuisine. While it’s famous for the savory flavors that come from hours of simmering in beef and exotic spices, this cruelty-free version is stocked with crispy tofu, fresh assorted […]

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