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Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

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Vegan-friendly restaurants are popping up around the globe!

From fast food to fine dining, restaurants everywhere are beginning to recognize that more and more patrons are looking for healthy vegan options.

If you happen to find yourself at an establishment without a clear vegan choice, try asking the server if they can accommodate you in some way. Chefs will often...

5 Reasons NOT To Buy A Bunny For Easter

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Easter is a special time when baby chicks, ducks, and bunnies take center stage. Often in the excitement of the moment, gifting a real live bunny can seem like a good idea. Here's why it may not be the best idea.

1). Bunny can live upwards of 10 years. That's TEN YEARS! While that's great news for Bunny, it will mean long-term care and often costly medical bills for you. Bunny will require a...

Vegan Bath & Body Products

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Did you know many bar soaps contain animal byproducts that come directly from a slaughterhouse?

Not only do these byproducts find their way into bar soaps, but they're also in many of the beauty products and cosmetics you apply daily.

With names like tallow, sodium tallowate, stearic acid, and lard just to name a few, animal byproducts are not always easy to identify in a list of ingredients, and let's face it, when was the last time you looked at the ingredient list on your bar soap or mascara anyway?

To be sure your bath and body products are vegan, they should be...

Guard Your Chocolate!

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Dogs love the smell and taste of chocolate and are great at sniffing it out!

Unfortunately, it's highly toxic to dogs and cats alike, and should be kept in a place safe from both (think refrigerator or closed cabinet).

Although cats are much less likely to consume chocolate as they're not usually...

All About Legumes

Legumes are a class of vegetables that bear their fruit in pods. They are incredibly healthy foods essential for maintaining a healthy plant-based diet.

Legumes are among the most versatile and nutritious foods available.

They are typically low in fat, contain no cholesterol, and are high in folate, potassium, iron, and magnesium.

Legumes are also an excellent source of...


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