Vegetarian Living

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Fast Veg in Texas!

Many vegetarians long for a veg fast food restaurant, complete with drive through convenience. Now, a chef’s idea for a completely plant-based, organic fast-food restaurant is becoming a reality in San Antonio. Mike Behrend, co-owner of the Green Vegetarian Cuisine restaurant, has started the soon-to-open Earth Burger, which will offer a healthier take on quick … Continue reading

Serve a Sample and Save the World

It seems like a little thing – just serving a few samples of food at Seattle’s Vegfest – doesn’t it? Yet sometimes simple things can be very powerful. At this year’s Vegfest, thousands of people will be coming through the door to give veg foods a try, to learn more about veg diets, and take … Continue reading

What a Year for the Veg World!

What year 2013 was for the veg world! In fact, it’s hard to come up with a more significant year for the vegetarian movement in the last 100 years or more. We saw Al Gore become the first ever Vice President to go vegan. As one of the leaders of the environmental movement, the significance … Continue reading

Faith-Based Veg Diets

At this time of year, many turn their thoughts to the various faith-based communities. Here are just a few new developments of veg-interest that have caught our notice. This adds to the already rich veg-offerings of many faith communities, both East and West, which are already well established. Israeli PM Joins Meatless Mondays Vegetarian food choices … Continue reading

Meatless Meals for the Norwegian Military

Are vegetarian meals available at the North Pole? Well not quite…yet. Almost at the North Pole, Norway has just instituted meatless meals once a week for their entire military, in order to do their part in the struggle against global warming. According to spokesman Eystein Kvarving “It’s a step to protect our climate. The idea … Continue reading

Vitamin D – Are you in the dark?

With the shortest day of the year at hand, darkness looms much of the day. We all need to ensure an adequate Vitamin D intake during this time of limited sunlight, since it’s almost impossible to produce Vitamin D in the skin at this time of year. In fact, there’s been a lot in the news … Continue reading

America’s First Vegetarian Jail

Inmates in Arizona’s Maricopa County jail system, totaling roughly 8,000 in number, will no longer be eating meat, in what has just become America’s first all vegetarian jail system. The Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, explained that he’s taking his prison system vegetarian and says that “there will be no more meat on the menu.” The jail … Continue reading

New Vegetarian Senator

We’re happy to announce that vegetarian Cory Booker, former mayor of Newark, has just been elected to the US Senate representing the great state of New Jersey. We’ve written about Booker before, when he was mayor, and we are happy that the US Senate has now gained another vegetarian. We say another because one of the … Continue reading

Returning Vets Plant Victory Gardens

In the spirit of the Victory Gardens that so many Americans and their allies planted during World War I and II, returning service men and women are now being trained to grow sustainable, plant-based foods, as the latest weapon in the battle against unhealthy diets, environmental degradation (including global warming) and, of course, global hunger. … Continue reading

Poles go Vegetarian

Vegetarian diets are catching on in Poland! A new opinion poll suggests that more Poles, particularly women, are giving up eating meat and becoming vegetarian. The poll by the Homo Homini Institute found that 3.2 percent of Poles, traditionally big meat eaters, describe themselves as vegetarians. The pollsters found that 1.6 percent do not eat meat … Continue reading

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