Blog Entries Tagged as Thanksgiving

  • Nov
  • 25

Why We Should Give Thanks For Animals

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Most of us share our homes with animals, so we know that they provide us with companionship, teach us how to love unconditionally and help us enjoy the outdoors and get more exercise. But wild animals also quietly provide us with many other benefits that we rarely notice. As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving, let’s …

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  • Nov
  • 27

Adding Insult to Injury

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A New Hampshire turkey farmer was in the news recently because of his unorthodox practice of giving his turkeys beer. One might naturally wonder whether this is inhumane since it could possibly make the turkeys drunk or ill, but he assures potential customers that turkeys “don’t seem to be the brightest, so they could stumble and you …

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  • Nov
  • 22

Our Mom’s Famous Vegan Holiday Roast

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We long ago solved the Thanksgiving (and holiday) turkey-dinner “problem.” Our Ma’s recipe for a vegan holiday roast and two different gravies is below. It’s become a true tradition in our family. As you can see, the roast is really a high-protein “dressing,” and just a warning–this recipe makes a very large amount, so make sure that …

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  • Nov
  • 5

Vegan Wine Pairings for Fall

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If the thought of finding the right wine to serve with your next vegan meal seems like a daunting task, don’t worry: Vegan Sommelier is here to help.

The boutique wine company promises not to “drown you in pages and pages of wine listings and text.” Instead, Vegan Sommelier offers “specially selected vegan wines, often in limited edition and …

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  • Nov
  • 24

Yummy Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

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The only redeeming feature of holidays for me (a long story that I will not go into here) is that they do, in their best incarnations, involve great food. And I love to eat.  Since my favorite course of any meal is dessert (I have often wished that meals were served in reverse order so that I could …

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  • Nov
  • 23

Best of Prime: A Celebration of Compassion

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Having spent more than 25 years as a vegetarian (and four of those as a vegan), I’d dutifully taken my place at innumerable sacrificial Thanksgiving dinners with mock meat proudly before me. But 2008 was different-I was driven. I had to be with other people who were as inconsolable as I was at the thought of the unspeakable …

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  • Nov
  • 18

Thanksgiving Recipe Cheat Sheet

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Thanksgiving Recipe Cheats

Many of us are thankful for animals every day and choose not to include them on our plates each day of the year. Around the holidays, however, we are given the extra opportunity to let our compassion shine through via tasty vegan recipes that inspire our loved ones to extend their circle of compassion too.

One of the nicest (and …

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