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Meat-Free Monday: Super Green Vegan Quinoa Burritos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Burritos can make for a perfect snack since they’re portable, so you can always eat a portion, rewrap, and save the rest for later. These make ahead super green vegan quinoa burritos are filled with quinoa, mung beans, and shredded kale, but you can fill them with whatever you like! This hearty […]

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Canine Custody: Who Keeps The Dog (Or Cat) After Divorce?

(PETS) Breaking up is never easy, and in these modern times, separations and divorces are becoming even more complicated with the involvement of family pets. While many divorce courts treat pets like property, this traditional approach is beginning to change as many guardians see their beloved pets more like children. Nowadays, courts are more commonly […]

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Spring Salad With Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing. Photo Credit: Oh She Glows

Meat-Free Monday: Spring Salad With Strawberry Dressing

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Now that spring has finally sprung, tantalize your taste buds with this spring salad with a strawberry-lemon-basil dressing. Using a food processor, blend fresh strawberries, basil, and lemon juice, along with a touch of olive oil, pure maple syrup, fine grain sea salt, and black pepper, into a healthy and light, yet […]

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Panda-monium! 15 Fun Panda Facts For National Panda Day

(PANDAS/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) It’s National Panda Day! Pandas are adorable, gentle giants who are in dire need our help. Giant pandas have been on the endangered list since 1990, with habitat loss and poaching being the biggest threats to their population’s survival. With only 1,000 giant pandas left in the world, the species is now […]

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<p>Get rid of doggie breath the right way! Photo credit: www.saratoga.com</p>

Brush Up! All You Need To Know About Your Dog’s Teeth

(PET CARE/DOGS) Wondering why your dog’s breath is so stinky? When was the last time they had their teeth cleaned? Here’s some bad breath fighting information, provided by Ciara Black from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for why she says cleaning your dog’s teeth is important, and […]

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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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Zucchini With Chickpea & Mushroom Stuffing. Photo Credit: Allrecipes.com

Meat-Free Monday: Zucchini With Chickpeas & Mushrooms

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this delicious zucchini with chickpea and mushroom stuffing recipe. The dish is 100 percent vegan, and it can be used as a main dish or as a side–depending on the appetite and occasion. They also make for great appetizers at any dinner party! As always, happy […]

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<p>A third tiger was found dead at the Corbett Tiger Reserve in just one week. Photo Credit:  Rough Guides</p>

Go Wild For World Wildlife Day!

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/PICTURES) March 3 is World Wildlife Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate all that Mother Nature has to offer, from plants to wild animals. On December 20, 2013, the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General assembly proclaimed March 3—the day the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and […]

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No Happily Ever After Without Fido For California Couple

(MISSING PETS/LOST DOGS) One California couple will stop at nothing to find their beloved dog. Since their Brussels Griffon Theo went missing, Trendee King and James Galley have put everything on hold–including their upcoming wedding–in order to reunite with their lost pooch who escaped from their dog-sitter’s house two weeks ago. The couple has passed […]

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