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    Why You DON’T Need Meat to Build Muscle

    Sunday, September 15, 2013

    A common stigma associated with vegans is that they are all thin and frail. After all, how could they possibly become muscular while only eating “rabbit food”? Right? Wrong-o. In fact, Patrik Baboumian proved this negative stereotype to be quite false recently, when he carried 550kg across 10 metres at the Vegetarian Food Festival in Toronto. Holy crap! That’s an insane amount of weight! This is said to be a new Guinness World Record and will be verified as soon as the proper documentation is collected….

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    Vegan Before 6 – Is it Bullshit?

    Monday, September 2, 2013

    There has been plenty of controversy latterly surrounding Mark Bittman’s new book Vegan Before 6, especially within the vegan community. Mark is a columnist for the New York Times and in his book, he credits his wait loss and overall health to following a simple, yet effective set of rules. He sticks to a vegan diet every day until 6pm, where after that it’s pretty much anything goes, within reason. Although the cover of the book states “Eat Vegan Before 6 to Lose Weight and…

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    Closet Meat Eater

    Monday, August 19, 2013

    Do you call yourself a vegan or vegetarian, yet continue to occasionally eat meat…in SECRET? How could you? What would your grandmother think?? I guarantee she would probably be thrilled. I imagine most people’s grandparents are not vegan, and if your relatives are anything like mine, well, they want you to eat what they eat! I know that when I’m trying to eat vegan, almost every single person in my life goes against me. This is probably one of the most, if not the most challenging…

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Fast Track Black Hummus

Fast, cheap and easy. Your favourite! You’re really gonna love this recipe. It’s a basic hummus recipe using with the perfect level of spice and uses black beans instead of garbanzo. Ready? Go. • 1 can of drained black beans. Save the liquid from the can. • 2 tbsp lemon juice, about half a lemon. • 1 1/2 tbsp tahini • 1 clove of garlic, minced. • 1 tsp ground cumin • 1/2 tsp salt • 1/4 tsp paprika • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper Now…

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When Your Family is in Denial Over Your Eating Habits

If you have eaten a certain way for most of your life and then decided to change your eating habits, you may have experienced some sort of backlash from your friends and family. I stopped eating beef, pork and poultry 3 years ago and mom still never fails to offer me a nice premium cut of steak whenever she’s preparing dinner for the family. “You don’t know what you’re missing…” is the typical phrase I hear. Well mom, actually I know exactly what I’m missing…

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4 Ways to Get Your Friends and Family Into Vegan Food

I’ve said it before, no one likes a preacher. By that I am referring to someone to tries to push their beliefs onto others without invitation. I have come across many vegan preachers in my day, and honestly, they’re the worst. Guys, if you are one of them then you gotta give it a rest. Preaching about why your diet is better than everyone else’s is probably the quickest way to get people to dislike you. Now you may know that your choice of lifestyle…

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How to Successfully Flip to a Vegan Diet

Any time that I feel I need a little extra motivation in my journey towards veganism, I go online and watch some sort of factory farming video. This may seem a little messed up, but reminding myself of exactly what happens to the meat we consume before it is served at the table is just so appalling that I am instantly turned off of consuming any animal products. A few years ago I lived entirely on my own, which meant that all of the food…

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