Month: April 2008

Vegan Roll Call –

image source: I woke up hungry today and here’s a quick roll call of the vegan meals on my mind. Organic greens topped with smoked tofu and toasted almonds; whole wheat wrap with brown rice, black beans, guacamole and lettuce; amy’s tofu scramble wrap with organic tofu, mushroom and peppers; salad with smoked tofu, soy bacon bits, olive and lemon, salt and pepper on mixed organic greens; a vegan chocolate chip cookie at birdbath on 7th ave.; miso soup and steamed spinach dumplings; blossom’s Portobella Ciabatta (grilled portobella, roasted red peppers, carmelized onions topped with vegan mozzarella – served with fries or salad); peanut butter and banana on 7 grain bread; village naturals black bean burger with guacamole, soy bacon and greens on a whole wheat bun with a side order of yam fries; snice’s vegan caesar wrap with greens, croutons, smoked tofu and italian dressing; whole wheat pasta salad mixed with black olives green and red peppers; amy’s vegan pizza topped with caramelized onions, mushrooms and peppers on whole wheat crust; spicy stir fry from gobo; fruit salad topped with shaved coconut… View images of vegan “feel good”...

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could the cheeseburger of the future come from a test tube? (part 2)

Meat produced in vitro (in the laboratory – outside the body) could be the way of the future and PETA has challenged researchers to come up with viable consumer meat produced in vitro…to the tune of 1 million dollars! I think this is an exciting idea and meat produced in this manner would be cleaner, let alone the horrors that farm animals would be spared from. I wouldn’t start eating meat again but for those who do they would be able to in a guilt-free environment. It seems to work out on all sides. I have long supported a company who does research on meat produced in vitro called New Harvest (view old blog post). Please click the following link if you’d like to view the New Harvest...

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