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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.

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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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Lemon Scones are a delicious for breakfast or dessert. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Easter Lemon Scones

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) These lemon scones are a scrumptious treat for Easter breakfast or brunch. Lemon is a delicious springtime fruit and perfect for Easter pastries. These scones are flavored with fresh lemon juice and topped with a lemon icing. You can enjoy them for breakfast or even as a dessert! — Global Animal

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<p>Delicious pan pizza, sans the cheese!</p>

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Pan Pizza

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Pizza is one of those dishes that’s universally loved. It comes in so many varieties, and several cultures around the world tend to exclude the cheese, which works out nicely for vegans. In Italy, a basic pizza with tomato sauce, garlic, and olive oil is known as pizza marinara. My version of this […]

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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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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Rosemary and garlic perfectly complement each other in this sauce.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Cheese-Free Alfredo Sauce

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) This is a very easy sauce to make and a fantastic substitute for Alfredo sauce, which is cheese-based. This recipe creates a creamy, rich sauce that is filling and can also serve as the protein for your meal. If you would like more of a “cheesy” flavor, you can add in some nutritional yeast. […]

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