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12-Year-Old Protests SeaWorld Float


If you saw Blackfish (and who didn’t?), then you probably also saw SeaWorld’s float in the Thanksgiving parade, and you probably didn’t like it. Rose McCoy, a 12-year-old girl from Tribeca, did more than disapprove. She climbed the barricade and jumped into the middle of the parade to stage a one person protest. For a glorious thirty seconds, McCoy chanted “Boycott SeaWorld” and waved a sign that said the same before police brought the young activist back to her mother. Continue reading

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Food Porn Party: Potatoes, Polenta, and Pie

Whole Foods came through for the sweet tooth! Although this ginger sugar cookie definitely had a kick! - Elyssa

Today, the iEG team is chowing down on some vegan Thanksgiving meals, but the past week has been full of festive treats! You can check “food porn” off your wishlist because we’ve got some right here! Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Move Over Tofurky


When I was younger, I used to eat as little Thanksgiving turkey as I could get away with. Even when I was given the smallest piece of turkey, I still employed sophisticated strategies to avoid eating it (i.e. pushing the pieces around my plate). Since I never really liked turkey, I’m not a huge fan of Tofurkey either.

The highlight of Thanksgiving, for me, has always been the sides. From infancy, I adored stuffing and mashed potatoes. Even though I can eat solid foods with ease now, I still choose not to. This year, I’ll also be celebrating Thanks-giv-ukkah (that’s Thanksgiving and Hanukkah combined), so I decided to make one my favorite Hanukkah sides, potato latkes, with a sweet twist. I got a little carb crazy with these sides, but if you’re not eating carbs on Thanksgiving, then what exactly are you doing with your life? Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes!

(photo courtesy of Vegan Richa)

I present to you a series of recipes that may just redefine your holiday season. Some recreate classic dishes while others revolutionize them, but all in all, with a few of these dishes in your arsenal, you will surely be a hit this Thanksgiving. Perhaps you’ll even convert an omni or two! Enjoy… Continue reading

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Vegan Wine Questions? Vegan Vine’s Got Answers!


Calling all vegan hosts and hostesses! Beginning Nov. 15, Vegan Vine will be helping vegans pair wines with their Thanksgiving feasts, and answer other inevitable food/wine/entertaining questions that come up during the holiday season. Continue reading

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My Meatless Life: Gravy!

gravy boat

It’s been one of those weeks that I cannot fully process yet. Being that I’m a heavy thinker I will have to digest it all. In the meantime, let’s switch to the national conversation: Thanksgiving, and specifically gravy! Continue reading

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