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Experiments in Vegan Baking

After much debate, I ended up going home for Thanksgiving an official vegan, so what did this mean?  I got to experiment with vegan baking!  And to my amazement, it was delicious and completely indistinguishable from the regular type (aside … Continue reading

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Everyday Waste Reduction

Small changes add up.  My favorite example of this is the Celestial Seasonings tea company—when the factory started producing tea bags without the little strings and tags attached, it prevented 3.5 million pounds of waste from entering landfills every year.  … Continue reading

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The Vegan Trial: Three-Week Check-in

Three weeks have passed since I signed PETA’s pledge to become vegan for a month.  In that short time I’ve begun thinking about veganism in a radically different way, and I’ve already gone through most of the lifestyle overhaul that … Continue reading

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Eating Out Vegan

The past three days have been an experiment in vegan restaurant dining.  As an added challenge, the people I was eating with had no idea I was keeping a vegan diet, so I tried to be subtle.  My relative success … Continue reading

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PerfectWorld Profile: TAZA Chocolate

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Eating Healthy, Eating Organic

Unlike other food labels (“all-natural,” “100% real ingredients”), which mean next to nothing, “organic” is a regulated term that guarantees a product. Organic foods, very simply, don’t include any nasty chemicals.  This means they are grown without pesticides or fertilizers, … Continue reading

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A Vegan Shopping Trip

About a week ago, when I wasn’t completely committed to my month-long veganism, I was browsing in the bookstore and happened across Victoria Moran’s Main Street Vegan.  I bought it and started reading, and immediately decided to take this change … Continue reading

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