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Teaching Kids to Grow, Cook, and Taste the Seasons with Joanne Roach

In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Joanne Roach of The Foodies, a site that helps children understand where food comes from. It’s all about trying new things to make the link between the seasons and their plates. Disclaimer: Information on this site and on our podcast is presented for educational purposes only. Always …

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7 Tips for Navigating the Holidays As Vegetarian or Vegan (VZ 340)

We are RIGHT in the thick of the holiday season with many people getting together for family, fun, and food! Navigating the holidays can be challenging for ANYONE. However, making your way through potlucks and parties can be especially challenging especially if you’re a new vegan or vegetarian or are simply trying to reduce meat …

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6 Ways to Celebrate a Cruelty-Free & Environmentally Friendly Valentine’s Day (VZ 295)

Be my Veggie-Valentine! Despite its theme of love, Valentine’s Day can be a high-pressure holiday. What to give your spouse of 30 years “who has everything”? You’ve only been on two dates with someone—do you give them a gift? Should you declare your undying love for your secret crush?? (probably not!) Being a cruelty-free, eco-conscious …

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Cruelty-Free Pet Products

In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be shedding (get it, shedding??!) some light on cruelty-free pet products, including food, treats, grooming products, and flea medicines.   Please note that some of the links on this page may be affiliate links and, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission …

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All About Vegan Fashion – Just in Time for Holiday Shopping (VZ 180)

Vegan Fashion Is Becoming, Well…Fashionable! The holidays are upon us! If you’re a vegan, receiving non-vegan clothing or accessories from well-meaning gift-givers can become an uncomfortable situation. Many people don’t realize that vegans typically do not use products made from animals (leather bags, belts, or wallets, suede clothing, jewelry made from ivory, etc). Also, it …

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