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Take The Meatless March Challenge

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Meatless March is in full swing and people across the world are embracing veganism and vegetarianism for their health, religion, the environment, and compassion for animals. During the month of March, you can cut back on your meat consumption by taking the Meat-Free Mondays Challenge. You can even eliminate all animal products from your diet and go completely vegan. — Global Animal

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Mango and Tofu Fried Rice is nutrient rich for the vegan diet.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Mango & Tofu Fried Rice

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Fried rice recipes can sometimes be soaked in oil, but it’s not difficult to make a healthier version that’s still restaurant quality. This healthy recipe calls for only one tablespoon of sesame oil, omits the egg, and adds in extra veggies. Sesame oil contains calcium, iron, and B6—all important vitamins for a vegan diet. Mangos are sweet and juicy, and are the perfect complement to tofu and the substitution of brown rice for white ensures you will stay full longer. Savor a delicious serving tonight without the guilt! — Global Animal

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) This overnight oatmeal recipe will make breakfast a breeze.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Overnight Oats

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) After the holidays, everyone is looking for ways to scale down on calories and detox with some new healthy recipes. One of the most important resolutions you can make to be more healthy is to make sure you eat breakfast. With this overnight oats recipe, a healthy breakfast won’t take any time at all. Best of all, with this basic recipe you can add your favorite fruits and toppings to boost the nutrition. Have a bowl to start your morning off right! — Global Animal

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Chocolate Crunch Bar

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Chocolate Crunch Bar

(VEGAN) Halloween can be tricky for vegans. But never fear, there are many simple recipes for delicious vegan candy that can be made right at home. These chocolate crunch bars are made with vegan chocolate chips. You can find them at specialty food stores or even Trader Joe’s store brand is vegan. This is one of the easiest candies to make since it only has two ingredients: chocolate and rice cereal. This recipe is for a creamy chocolate bar so if you like it extra crispy, feel free to add in more Rice Krispies cereal, up to 1 1/2 cups total. This crispy chocolate treat is ideal for Halloween and will continue to impress throughout the holiday season! — Global Animal

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Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Caramel Popcorn

(VEGAN) What is Halloween without some caramel goodness? Vegan caramel can be difficult to find in a store because it’s generally butter- or cream-based, but it is surprisingly effortless to make at home with simple substitutions. This creamy caramel popcorn recipe is easy to make because it doesn’t require a candy thermometer and is sure to satisfy any caramel craving. This crunchy, sweet treat is great for any holiday gathering and can make a great gift for friends and family! — Global Animal

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Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Tomato Basil Soup With Croutons

(VEGAN) Soup can be so satisfying on a cool day and is many people’s go-to remedy for when they feel a cold coming on. Tomato basil soup is an excellent choice in boosting your immune system, as both ingredients contain antioxidants that can protect against damage from free radicals. This is one of the easiest soup recipes to make, yet it tastes deceptively decadent. It is creamy, as any traditional tomato basil soup should be, and can be enjoyed as a full meal or paired with a sandwich or salad. Homemade sourdough croutons are the perfect complement to this rich, flavorful soup. Serve up a bowl for lunch, brunch, or dinner! — Global Animal

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Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

(VEGAN) It’s October! Once again it’s time to relish in autumn classics, especially delicious dishes prepared with pumpkin. This moist pumpkin bread is dense and chocolatey. It makes a delicious snack or dessert and will impress at any holiday gathering. Serve a slice at room temperature or slightly warm for the full gooey chocolate effect. Try it today with a dollop of vegan whipped topping! — Global Animal

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