The Online World Peace Diet Facilitator Program – a vegan view!

The Online World Peace Diet Facilitator Program – a vegan view!

One of the first books I read after becoming vegan is The World Peace Diet by Dr. Will Tuttle. I was fascinated by the view that the increasing human created violence in the world is a direct result of our herding culture, including the violence inherent in the ingesting the flesh and secretions of other species of animals. I am delighted to feature an article written by  Monica Butschek (edited by Anne E. McGuigan), explaining the concepts outlined in the …

Veganism and the doomed farmed animals of North Carolina

Veganism and the doomed farmed animals of North Carolina

The biggest obstacle to obtaining liberation for all species of animals exploited in our various death for profit industries is the deep seated belief that these sentient beings are commodities. This glaring reality came barreling into the Carolinas, when Hurricane Florence set its destructive eye on North Carolina.

North Carolina is among the top states in the nation (USA) in producing pork and poultry, with about 9 million “hogs” at any given time and 819 million chickens and …

Mother’s Day – a vegan perspective

Mother’s Day – a vegan perspective

Mother’s Day is just around the corner in North America. I remember that even as a child, the thought of an upcoming family celebration would make my tummy tickle with anticipation. Mother’s Day is no different in this respect. That is why I find it odd that I have no childhood memories of this particular festivity. I remember with great fondness  the birthdays with the paper hats, candles, party games, cake and the Easters with the new  bonnet, gloves, straw …

Southwest Tofu Scramble – adapted from Minimalist Baker

Southwest Tofu Scramble – adapted from Minimalist Baker

Tofu scramble hot, tofu scramble cold,
Tofu scramble in the pot, nine days old;
Some like it hot, some like it cold,
Some like it in the pot, nine days old.

 

Since I seem to love adapting recipes from the collections of admired chefs and bakers, both vegan and non vegan, it is fitting that I adapt an old nursery rhyme about porridge made from peas: a much beloved rhyme that my mother recited to me and I, in turn, recited …

Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and this would be the case for the work and recipes of well know vegan author, animal rights advocate, chef and restaurateur, Isa Chandra Moskowitz. I have and love her cookbook Veganomicon and  make prodigious use of it in my daily cooking and baking. It was published some ten years ago; a ten year anniversary edition is available now. Isa is a prolific  author with some …

A Look Into Canada’s Vast Animal Agriculture Industry

A Look Into Canada’s Vast Animal Agriculture Industry

Authored by James Videle
Economic Transition Team Leader
The Humane Party of the United States

With interest in veganism and plant based eating on the rise, it is surprising to learn that animal agriculture in Canada is a huge industry that is expected to continue growing.  Farm Credit Canada  expects all major sectors of Canadian Agriculture  to become even more robust in 2018.

Expected Growth:

Hog Sector –  12%
Beef Sector – 8%
Poultry Sector – 7% by …