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Farm Animal Rights Movement
October 17, 2011

Serving Size 1 cup - Recipe makes 2 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 238
From fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 97mg
Total Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 13g
Protein 4g

Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 16%
Iron 19%

* % Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Carrot Cake Oatmeal

If you love the idea of cake for breakfast and working some veggies in too, this recipe is a must. It’s really easy to make, and gives you the indulgence of carrot cake (complete with icing!) without the hassle or heavy feeling. It’s the perfect start to your day.


1 cup almond milk (or any other non-dairy milk)
1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbs. coconut milk cream* (optional)
1/2-1 tsp. ground cinnamon (to taste)
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
pinch of salt
1 large carrot, finely grated (1 heaping cup)
1/2 cup regular oats
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
2 Tbs. pure maple syrup
1 Tbs. crushed walnuts

Topping (optional): 1 Tbs. crushed walnuts, 1 Tbs. coconut milk cream* + 1/2 tsp. maple syrup (to drizzle on top), shredded coconut, cinnamon, and raisins

*Use just the cream off the top of a can of coconut milk or mix coconut butter with a bit of almond milk.


  1. In a small pot, heat the almond milk, lemon juice, and coconut cream on medium heat.
  2. Stir in spices and salt until they're dissolved into the liquid.
  3. Stir in grated carrot and oats; cook for about 8 minutes or until oats are soft.
  4. Remove pot from heat, and stir in vanilla, maple syrup, and walnuts.
  5. Serve with the topping ingredients and/or whatever else you want to make your carrot cake oatmeal amazing.

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ProBar Whole Food Snacks

Made from 100% vegan, whole, organic, raw ingredients, ProBar provides convenient, on-the-go, all-natural foods that are simply delicious. Try the exciting newest addition of ProBar called Halo! These between-meal treats are designed to do your body good with whole food ingredients and a heavenly taste. With flavors like S'mores and Rocky Road, these bars will satisfy your sweet tooth with zero grams of guilt.

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Meat & Climate Change

Eating meat not only can harm your health, it also takes a toll on the planet. It is well-known that animal agriculture turns lush forests into barren deserts and discharges pollutants into our waterways.

The Environmental Working Group, a DC-based research organization, now adds to the data. The group released a new report tracking the “cradle-to-grave” greenhouse gas emissions associated with meats and other high-protein foods. The study examines the impact of food every step of the way, from the fields and barns to the trash cans and landfills. Among the top greenhouse-gas producing foods are lamb, beef, and cheese.

Researcher Kumar Venkat did the advanced calculations for the study, revealing that buying local meat has little impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Only 1 percent of the emissions from eating domestic beef comes from transportation.

Eating a plant-based diet is among the most effective actions needed to avert climate change.

To read the full article, click here.

Activating the World

What if the whole world could get together to make a big difference? That’s exactly what London-based nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston is setting out to do with Plantarian, a new concept in healthy eating, and One World Day, a global awareness day on November 1st.

“Unless we start eating more fruit and vegetables we are doomed to be more obese, more diabetic, more cancerous, have more heart disease and more emotional disorders” says the nutritionist.

“A number of doctors have set out to prove what aspects of the vegetarian and vegan diets provide the health benefits. The essence of health is now presented as a Plantarian Diet. This simple, easy to follow diet that has helped president Clinton to battle his heart disease is founded on eating a rainbow of fresh vegetables and fruit along with a few other basic rules.”

Read her simple principles here and find out more at!

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