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Politicians in Denmark Are Going Vegan to Help the Environment!

In the fight to end climate change, we need all the help we can get. While we all like to complain about how summer heat comes earlier every year or …

3 Ways to Align the Body for Pain-Free Hips

<b>If you are dealing with hip pain, I want you to know I have been there myself.</b> I know firsthand how much life can really suck when your hip just …

Yoga

15 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat

Hard-and-fast food rules are made to be broken. But some common foods are seriously bad for you. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die …

Why you should try tai chi

<b>Some doctors like to call it "medication in motion" because of its many benefits to the mind and body.</b><p>Head to a major urban park on a spring morning …

Soon to be made without any fish guts, Guinness is going vegan

It’s tough out there for vegan beer drinkers. Brewers often use fish bladders, more formally known as isinglass, for the filtering of cask beers. The substance, which is gelatinous, is used to filter yeast and other unwanted solids from the beer.<p>Because of the use of an animal product, hardline …

Guinness

Buying Artichokes Only for the Hearts? Don't Toss the Leaves

My husband introduced me to fresh artichokes when we were first dating. Growing up, his mother would occasionally get them as a treat for him and his sister, steam them, and serve them with melted butter for dipping the leaves (officially called the bracts). So we did the same. After we polished …

Spring Vegetable Buddha Bowls with Goddess Dressing

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. And cook rice according to package instructions.<p>Spread the radishes, cauliflower, asparagus, and potatoes over one …

I Went On A 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat. Here's What Happened

Just over a year ago, in Battambang, Cambodia, I was taking part in a most torturous task that I'd actually been looking forward to for a very, very, …

Enchilada Lasagna [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple, and Dried Cranberries Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> While pregnant with my little girl, I was on a quest to find a great quinoa salad; after much tinkering, I came up with this. I love this salad because I usually have every ingredient on hand. If I don't have hazelnuts, I add almonds instead. No apples? Pears! No cranberries? Raisins! …

Tesla unveils massive solar battery plant to power the island of Kauai

Remember when Tesla was just a small-time electric car company making Roadsters? Now CEO Elon Musk is in the business of generating and storing solar …

Vegan No-Bake Protein Bars For When Hangry Isn't An Option

If you're a clean eater, you know how hard it is to find a good healthy protein bar these days. Most contain some type of added junk your body just …

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Chickpea Noodle Soup

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or large soup pot over medium heat until shimmering. Add the garlic, onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaf and …

Miso Quinoa Soup with Tamari Roasted Cauliflower

Shares 295<p>This is a delicious vegan miso quinoa soup with beans. I’ve served it with tamari roasted cauliflower with ginger and chilli. It’s quick, …

Top 7 Must-See Sky Events for 2017

Starstruck<p>Get ready to see an amazing eclipse, a comet encounter, close planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders.<p>Among the many eye-catching astronomical shows coming up, 2017 may be best remembered for the much anticipated total eclipse of the sun that will cross the continental United …

President Obama Further Builds His Climate Legacy by Permanently Protecting America’s Waters

<b>Washington, DC</b> -- Today, in a joint announcement with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Obama permanently protected nearly the entire …

Atmospheric levels of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, are spiking, scientists report

By Chris Mooney<p>, Reporter<p>The best news about climate change that we’ve heard lately is that for three years straight, the world’s energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide, the most important greenhouse gas, have been flat. The gas has continued to accumulate in the atmosphere, but emissions …

Climate Change

15 Drool-Worthy Vegan Comfort Food Recipes That Will Warm Your Heart and Tummy

There are some days when you just need something that will comfort you inside and out. It may be your favorite sweats and a big sweater, it may mean …

Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet

The company's "fundraiser for the earth" proves people really do care.<p>Patagonia saw an astounding $10 million in Black Friday sales ― five times its own expectations ― and, as promised, will donate every cent toward helping save the environment.<p>The high-end outdoor apparel and gear retailer …

Customers

Vegan Beans and Gravy for a post-holiday Meatless Monday | NOLA.com

The perfect gravy, I decided a couple of years ago, might actually be less condiment and more centerpiece: substantial enough to preclude the need …

Quick and Easy Basil Avocado Pasta | Vegan + Gluten free

This Basil Avocado Pasta has been my go to lunch recently. It’s so yummy and creamy. Plus it only takes 15 minutes in total to throw together.<p>Filling …

Roasted Rosemary String Beans [Vegan]

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25 Vegan & Vegetarian Pizza Recipes

Making your own pizza is fun, easy and so much healthier than ordering a takeaway. It is an ideal dish to prepare when you want to get the kids …

Herbed Fingerling Potatoes - Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

This recipe uses a lot of fresh herbs, but you can make it with dried herbs instead. Use only half the quantity for dried herbs as indicated for the …

Recipes

When Is The World Going To End? Stephen Hawking Says Humanity Won’t Survive 1000 Years On Earth

Stephen Hawking believes that humanity has less than a thousand years on Earth before a mass extinction occurs, the leading theoretical physicist …

Five Things You Can Change To Help The Environment

<b>Climate change and anthropological pressure on the environment is a global issue, one so large that an individual may question what their</b> …

A Pasta So Rich and Creamy You'll Never Believe It's Vegan

This is one of my favorite pastas in the world—creamy farfalle pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms. I’ve hosted millions (well, maybe not …

Christmas Brownies (Vegan + GF)

All I want for Christmas is… Brownies. These gooey, chocolatey brownies are made with a Christmas twist – Festive spices and mincemeat!<p>You could call …