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Animal-friendly ideas & tips for compassionate living, including how to become a vegetarian or vegan and other ways to be kind to animals. Also, find awesome vegetarian and vegan recipes for a compassionate diet that’s kind to farm animals, delicious, and great for your health.

Enjoy these banana chocolate chip donuts as a healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Banana Chocolate Chip Donuts

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Vegan donuts can be a hard find but you can make your own at home with little trouble. This recipe keeps the donuts on the healthy side with ingredients like bananas and maple syrup with only a small amount of oil.They are also baked, making the recipe easier and healthier at the same […]

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Cool down with this strawberry salad with apricot dressing.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Strawberry Salad

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to start enjoying crisp, cool salads. This strawberry salad recipe is full of fresh vegetables like spinach and cucumbers and topped with a tahini-based apricot dressing. Take a trip to your local farmer’s market and whip up this salad today! — Global Animal

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These vegan marshmallows are perfect for Mother's Day. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Chocolate Coconut Marshmallows

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Surprise mom with a special treat this Mother’s Day with these chocolate coconut marshmallows. These delicious treats are easy to make with only a few ingredients. Dandies vegan marshmallows can be found online or at natural food stores and are an excellent alternative to the gelatin based variety. Celebrate with mom by enjoying a […]

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This spinach artichoke dip is creamy and delicious. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Spinach Artichoke Dip

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) This tofu-based spinach artichoke dip is creamy and “cheesy” thanks to Tofutti brand cream cheese and nutritional yeast. Red pepper gives it a kick, and basil and garlic accentuate the flavor of the spinach and artichokes. This dip is ideal with tortilla chips or with warm flatbread. Serve this crowd-pleaser at your next […]

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Best Ever Quotes About Animals & Activism

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/ANIMAL QUOTES) In celebration of Earth Day, check out our favorite quotes about animals throughout the ages. Read all the wisdom, compassion and humor to put yourself in the spirit of gratitude – and in tune to some of the world’s greatest thinkers and humanitarians – true Global Animals!

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Try this lemon garlic hummus as a party snack. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Lemon Garlic Hummus

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Hummus is the perfect protein-filled snack due to its main ingredient, chickpeas. It’s delicious and convenient to bring to work or school for lunch or a snack. This recipe is heavy on the garlic and lemon, giving it a robust flavor. Try it today with pita bread or chips, raw vegetables, or with falafel! — Global Animal

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Serve this basmati rice side dish with your favorite Indian dish.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Indian Basmati Rice

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Indian cuisine is full of vegan and vegetarian options and this basmati rice recipe makes for an excellent side dish. This rice is flavorful and the spices give it a robust aroma. Turmeric gives the rice a rich, yellow color. Cashews add protein and a nice crunch while the raisins make the rice sweet […]

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This Spring fruit salad recipe has a sweet lime syrup. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Spring Fruit Salad

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Spring is here and many mouthwatering fruits are now in season. You can try some of the tastiest spring fruits in this recipe for fruit salad. This recipe features a simple sweet lime syrup. Sweet limes are native to India and,  as the name suggests, are a sweet citrus fruit. If you cannot locate […]

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