Plant Powered Families Cookbook Giveaway

plant based families cookbook by Dreena Burton

Win a Copy! 100+ Kid-Tested Vegan Recipes. U.S. & Canada only If I met a parent who was going vegan with the kids and having a nervous breakdown about what to feed them, worried that they’ll develop malnutrition and child protective services might take them away – and the kids hate vegetables anyway, I’d say: […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 9: The Mad Gardener

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Everything is green & growing, there’s new life everywhere Spring has come early this year, and with great gusto! No nasty late frosts have come along to spoil things, so everything is green and growing. It seems like an appropriate time of year to be pregnant. There’s new life everywhere – why not in my […]

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Reflections On Veg & Non-Veg Getting Along

Happy Family

Example speaks louder than words, my actions reflect in my children After reading Savvy Vegetarian on veg and non-veg getting along together, Marion L. was inspired to write the following letter. Marion describes her experiences raising a family on healthy food, becoming a gourmet cook, always counting calories, and her long-time desire to be vegetarian. […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 7: Zoe Eats like a Queen!

The Queen

Zoe used to be a picky eater. Then she became the pregnant vegetarian My Mom (a.k.a Savvy Veg) has been visiting us, and oh boy, she’s been feeding me! I used to be a horribly picky eater. Then I left home and had to cook for myself. Down went my standards. Suddenly, my favorite meal […]

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A Few Bad Ads from Google Adsense

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Savvy Vegetarian is a free content site, supported mainly by Google Adsense A few times a year, someone gets upset by an ad and writes to tell me about it. The following is my typical response. Message for Savvy Vegetarian: By having an ad such as this one (link expired) on your site, you’ve lost […]

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Judith Is Vegan, Savvy Vegetarian Is Not

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Every step toward a plant based diet is positive, deserves respect and support Message for Savvy Vegetarian: “I was so excited to find your site and have recommended it to tons of folks and posted it on Facebook walls for my clients. I was horrified to see eggs and dairy products in some of your […]

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Savvy Vegetarian: Martha Stewart Jumps On Vegan Bandwagon

Martha Stewart

Savvy Vegetarian Saturday Rant: Martha Stewart, Biz Stone, Kathy Freston, Farm Sanctuary, Vegan Diet Martha Stewart has jumped on the vegan celebrity bandwagon with Oprah Winfrey, Ellen Degeneres, President Clinton and many others. Savvy Veg just watched Martha’s Vegan Show where she made Seitan Bourgignon and Parsley Leaf Salad with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, and energy bars […]

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How to Gain Healthy Weight on a Vegetarian Diet

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Vegetarian losing weight, wants to gain healthy weight with no processed food I have been a vegetarian for a little over a year now. I have completely ceased eating fast food because when I did it eat on occasion, it made me feel sick. I have also given up most processed foods. Eating plant-based meals […]

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Live Delicious, Eat Vegan|Best Vegan Books 2011|Giveaway

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Live Delicious, Eat Vegan: The Book Publishing Company is giving away a bunch of excellent vegan books from its collection. Sign up for a chance to win two of the Best Vegan Books of 2011. Savvy Veg Remarks on The Best Vegan Books:   Vegan in 30 Days: dozens of practical tips to help you […]

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Healthy Teenage Diet Plan for Better Nutrition

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Teen vegetarian needs healthy diet plan, nutritious recipes the whole family will like I’m 14 years old and have officially been a vegetarian for a little over a year. My parents don’t really approve, because they think I will become sick from it, but they allow me to make my own choices. I haven’t gotten […]

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