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An egg-free Easter? Introducing Egg-nots!

Monday April 14, 2014
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I have no idea how long this product has been around, but I just discovered it, and I LOVE it, so of course, I have to share it with you! Hopefully it's not old news to everyone except for me?

Sure plastic eggs are great for an vegan Easter egg hunt, but then you miss out on the fun of dyeing and decorating your own eggs. Egg-nots to the rescue! Egg-nots are a ceramic-based realistic-looking "egg" which can be dyed in much the same way as regular eggs. Here's three reasons to consider using egg-nots instead of eggs for Easter this year:

1. They're cruelty-free and vegan!
2. They're great for kids with egg allergies.
3. They last forever! No, you can't crack them on your little sister's head (is this only a California thing or do all kids do this?), but you can use them in crafts or for decorations that will keep from year to year.
Have you already tried Egg-nots? What did you think? Leave a comment below!

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Sunday April 13, 2014

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Passover starts April 14th

Friday April 11, 2014
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Since the Passover Seder is traditionally themed upon unity and freedom, I hope you'll find enough room at your table for plenty of vegetarian (and vegan!) guests, and plenty of room on your Seder plate for vegetarian (and vegan!) food! But what to eat for the main meal? Here's a complete collection of vegetarian and vegan Passover recipes, including appetizers, vegan matzo ball soup, and yes, even chocolate covered matzo.

Plenty of people happily substitute the traditional items - a bone and an egg - for vegetarian and vegan substitutes, such as a beet, and an avocado, or even seeds or flowers which, just like the egg, symbolize new life and growth. If you're vegetarian or vegan, what do you use instead of a bone and an egg? Leave a comment to join the discussion!

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Have you tried quinoa flakes yet?

Wednesday April 9, 2014

Unless you've been living in Timbuktu (and perhaps, even if you have), you've probably heard of quinoa by now, and, if you're like me, you're already a huge fan. But have you heard of or tried quinoa flakes yet? Quinoa flakes are a great gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan breakfast idea! I sometimes eat them on their own, or I mix them in with oatmeal, just to stretch them out a bit, since they are pricier than other breakfast grains.

My latest favorite breakfast bowl is oatmeal and quinoa flakes, sprinkled with either hemp seeds or a bit of hemp protein powder.

What are quinoa flakes?

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