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Lentil Loaf with Smoky Tomato Sauce

With Thanksgiving coming up many vegans look for neatloafs as a festive meal to have instead of a turkey. This is a neatloaf my family love to eat on Thanksgiving other times as well and it goes well with roasted potatoes or mashed and some green vegetable. 1 cup red …

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Product Review—Beruna Living Foods

By Fredrica Syren: Last week I was at a birthday party for my dear friend Jackie, and of course there were lots of yummy foods. While there, I was introduced to Beruna living foods sprouted seasonings and tried some on top of my salad. Oh my… I’m usually not a …

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How to Become a Reducetarian

By Larraine Roulston: Meet the Reducetarians! They are the folks who lean towards being vegetarians but find it too difficult to make a full commitment. Personally, I love all-veggie meals and always order them in restaurants. I particularly enjoy dinners with my sister, who has been a true vegetarian for …

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Common Stainless Steel Cookware Mistakes

By Kacey Bradley: Stainless steel cookware probably is one of the most versatile tools that you can have in your kitchen. When properly cared for, it will provide even heat and a nice nonstick surface for your cooking for years to come. It’s easy to assume that, just because these …

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Toxic Chemicals in Fabric Softener

By Kim Robson: I’m one of those people who never uses fabric softener, either in liquid or dryer sheet form. I grew up in a house equipped with a water softening system, and I guess we just never needed it. When I struck out on my own, it just never …

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9 Squishy, Bouncy, Noisy and Tasty Sensory Play Activities for Young Kids

By Jackie Nunes: Tantrums. Meltdowns. Aversions. Oversensitivity. Clumsiness. Moodiness. Destructiveness. All of those manifestations can be mistaken as children’s misbehavior or defiance. Often, though, they are actually symptoms of sensory integration issues. Children who have difficulty processing what they see, hear, smell, taste and touch can find the world a …

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Weekly Menu #17

By Fredrica Syren: Happy Monday! This week naturally is about Halloween and lots of celebration of it. Do you eat something special on Halloween? We usually make a pumpkin soup but this year it will be butternut squash filled pasta instead per request from the kids.         …

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Droughts and global warming

By Kelly Smith: (Source: Pexels) The connection between droughts and global warming continues to be hotly debated. But still, the effects of extreme hot weather in many places around the world are uncontestable facts.   (Source: Pexels) Droughts and global warming Drought, as defined by the National Centers for Environmental Information, …

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Plant Based Tofu Pad Thai

My husband always had a love for thai food and pad thai is his favorite dish. My version is off course vegan and gluten free and can be made more of less spicy depending on your desire. 1/2-pound dried pad Thai brown rice noodles 1/4 cup Tamari or Bragg’s liquid …

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How to Teach Children About Land Conservation

By Fredrica Syren: This post is sponsored by Mattel. All opinions are my own. Talking to anyone about sustainability or land conservation can be a challenge, but when it comes to children, this topic can be difficult to talk about in a way they will understand. I must say, though, …

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