Articles by Laura Frisk

  • Sep
  • 29

San Diego Mexican Restaurant Debuts All-Vegan Menu

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Casa de Reyes in San Diego, California, teamed up with PETA to offer its first all-vegan menu, which was unveiled to the public on September 13. And since two of my favorite things are PETA and vegan Mexican food, I had to try it out! So my husband and I rounded up some of our friends, and we …

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  • Sep
  • 18

Mellow, a Dog Who Needed Help

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Recently, my husband and I planned a trip to the mountains. He had some work to do on a client’s vacation home in the area, and I decided to tag along for the ride. After he finished his work, we could spend the day doing something fun.

Since it was a vacation home, our client was to unlock …

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  • Jan
  • 23

Fire and Light: Environment- and Animal-Friendly Dishware

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Wikipedia defines bone china as “a type of porcelain body first developed in Britain in which calcined cattle bone (bone ash) is a major constituent.”

That certainly doesn’t sound like something I want to serve my delicious vegan meals on!

As an ethical vegan first and an environmentalist second, I try to make certain that my purchases are in …

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  • Oct
  • 29

I Was Never a Protester Until…

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Among the ways I help animals by writing letters —lots of them. My letters are directed to the editors of newspapers and magazines, and they voice my opinion about articles regarding animal rights issues. I write letters for many reasons. One of those reasons is that I am somewhat shy and introverted, and being an “armchair activist” seems …

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  • Sep
  • 20

Conquering Difficulties When Going Vegan

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I went vegetarian in 1996. Shortly after that, I went vegan . I’ve lived a cruelty-free lifestyle for almost 14 years, and I now find it to be easy and very fulfilling. But it wasn’t always so effortless for me. The two biggest difficulties I experienced when making the switch were having cravings for the animal-derived products that I wanted …

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  • Feb
  • 13

Vegan Sweets for Your Sweetie

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My husband, David, and I are really big on chocolate. So when Valentine’s Day rolls around, I am the first one to go out and buy a big box of vegan chocolates or try a new chocolate dessert for that oh-so-special day of chocolate celebrations.

The following recipe is from Vegetarian Times Magazine . I made it over the holidays for my …

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  • Jan
  • 26

Tempeh 101

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Tempeh is one of those foods that I find even some of my vegan friends don’t know how to use. Tofu seems to be challenging enough, and usually once someone masters the art of cooking tofu , they stop there. Tempeh is a wonderful soy product, full of protein, with a great nutty flavor. It can be used in many …

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