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5 Books Making the Case for a Plant-Based Diet: The Essential Reading List for Vegans and Vegetarians

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If you are already vegan/vegetarian or simply interested in a plant-based diet, the following reading list is your fireside of truth. Together, these foundational books bolster your arguments for going veg and further your knowledge about why a plant-based diet is so important and effective, not only for your body but also for the world. Cozy up and get reading!

Reading List Fit for Vegans and Vegetarians

Some of these books on the following reading list are strictly diet and recipe based while others are more in tune with the environmental, …

A Green Detox Soup Recipe with Spinach and Broccoli to Fight Winter Woes

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As the winter season comes to a close, avoid the cold, flu and overall chill with a diet full of warm, green nutrition like this detox soup.

This green detox soup is packed with green leaves and vegetables — from broccoli to spinach to zucchini — and is enhanced with the cleansing powers of fresh ginger and parsley. It’s just what the doctor ordered so that you can prevent the sniffles and coughing or simply get yourself out of the current funk.

Enjoy this detox soup alone as a snack or light …

Spaghetti Sqash Pizza Recipe

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A good pizza recipe can stray from tradition.

Spaghetti squash is an excellent low-carb alternative to regular spaghetti noodles. Its low in calories and filled with nutrition. In this recipe, we stuff the spaghetti squash with the flavors of pizza, so you can enjoy the experience of pizza flavors without actually having nutritionally-devoid white flour crust. In fact, this pizza recipe with spaghetti squash is a lot more filling, only it won’t weigh you down the next day. Enjoy!

Instead of making your own marinara sauce, as the recipe indicates, …

Hearty Vegan Vegetable Soup Recipe for the Last Days of Winter

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This winter soup recipe is catered to healing, warming and nurturing your body throughout these final cold winter days.

You don’t need to pack on an extra layer of skin to keep warm and healthy this winter season. Instead, you can layer on the overcoats and focus on immune-boosting, plant-based ingredients that are light but pack a heavy nutritional punch.

This winter soup recipes stocks up on the plant-based fiber and protein, which are inherent in quinoa, lentils and chickpeas, as well as the healing properties of kale, carrots, mushrooms, peppers, …

3 Must-Have Wine Accessories You Can’t Sip, Gulp or Chug Without

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Wine lovers rejoice! You may love your wine, but nothing complements the experience quite like fun wine accessories that crack the code to having the best wine experience possible. These 3 wine accessories are just the beginning, but you will soon find that you can’t booze without them.

1. VIGO Wine Carrier

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The VIGO wine carrier is a wine accessories must. It is designed to prevent broken wine bottles at social gatherings, special events, outdoor activities and …

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Vegan Strawberry Mousse

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Valentine’s day is about sensuality, and it takes a fitting dessert to match the love in the air. This recipe for a vegan strawberry mousse is anything but lacking.

It is full of healthy fats from coconut milk and sweetness from fresh strawberries. The result is a sensuous red mousse that is as festive as it is body-friendly. Spoon feed your lover (or you and your single friends) this healthy dessert, which will keep them looking fit and fabulous on Valentine’s Day and beyond.

One way to impress your valentine is …

4 Single Ladies Valentine’s Day Party Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is coming and you don’t have to be in a relationship to celebrate love. Better yet, you can join in the festivities honoring the opposite sentiments – out of love, not in love or never in love– with a Valentine’s Day party for single people.

So instead of spending the occasion alone, forlorn and wishing you had a significant other, enjoy a Valentine’s Day party with friends and other singles to make it a holiday to remember. Here are 4 single lady party ideas that both celebrate the single …

Zesty Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

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This recipe for a shaved Brussels sprouts salad includes simple flavors that help to cut the Brussels sprouts inherent bitterness. As well, the tangy dressing offers a welcome punch! Enjoy as a side dish or a light lunch.

Brussels sprouts are not that type of vegetable conventionally eaten raw. They are harder and more coarse than the average raw vegetable. However, Brussels sprouts can indeed be eaten raw and are amazingly delicious when enjoyed in a simple salad.

To make the Brussels sprouts easier to eat as well as more of …