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iEG Crush: Meet Vegan Publishers..Plus, A Giveaway!


This week we caught up with Casey Taft, who founded Vegan Publishers in 2013 with wife, Christen Mailler. Joined by a team of budding vegan superstars, they have been steadily carving a place for themselves in the publishing world. Read on to find out what they have in store for the new year and why it was so important for them to create a space for vegan authors to shine. Continue reading

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Meatless Mondays: Easy Peasy Vegan Sloppy Joes


Sloppy Joes were undeniably one of my favorite things to eat as a kid. I don’t even think I’ve attempted to make any in years, especially since I went vegan. From what I remember, making them involved opening up a can of Mani-something and pouring the red, tomato saucy stuff into a pan with ground meat. Mmm…enticing. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Southwestern Quinoa Salad

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This is a what I call a recipe remix, where we are using a leftover from another recipe and making it into a great lunch idea! Continue reading

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Keep Kids Moving!

Getting kids moving is one way to ensure physical activity will be part of their daily routine as an adult.With school budgets shrinking and officials slashing gym classes, it is imperative that adults encourage daily physical fitness for school aged children.  It doesn’t take much and kids love spending this type of quality time with their favorite adults. Jump rope, clean up the yard (or stoop)or make an obstacle course.  The point is that there are many, many creative ways to get active. Take a look at this recent article … Continue reading

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Review-That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals: A Book About Vegans, Vegetarian and All Living Things

Perfect kids book for explaining kinder eating and living!Ida Joiner, librarian and instructional designer runs her own blog, A Children’s Book A Day Keeps the Scary Monsters Away.   On her site, she reviews her favorite children’s publications and reminds us of what truly sparks children’s imagination.  Ida has enjoyed a long career working within education as a children’s librarian and instructional designer.  This week she has shared a review of the book, “That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals: A Book About Vegans, Vegetarians, and All Living Things.”  Written and illustrated … Continue reading

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FRIDAY Roundup: Summer Camp for VEGAN Kids!

        Summer camp for Vegans?!  Yes. It does exist. VegNew recently ran a story about it called Camp Compassion.  Check it: http://www.vegnews.com/web/articles/page.do?pageId=2078&catId=6

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