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Farm Animal Rights Movement
January 16, 2012

Serving Size 1.5 cups - Makes 10 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 138
From fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 293mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Sugars 7g
Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 68%
Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 5%
Iron 12%

* % Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Champion of Chili

If you’re looking for a chunky chili to keep you warm through these chilly winter months, this is your recipe! The savory aromas will fill your house with the comforting smells of winter cooking. It's just the thing to put you in the mood for a feast... a thick and hearty bowl of goodness with chunks of beans, tomato, carrots, peppers, and full of flavor. Enjoy!


1 Tbs. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 green peppers, chopped
1 yellow onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1 Tbs. cumin
2 Tbs. chili powder (3 Tbs. if you like a little more kick)
pinch of sea salt
pinch of cayenne
1 can each: black beans, kidney, & navy beans, drained
1 can (15-28 oz.) diced tomatoes (juice and all)
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste (no added salt)
2 tsp. oregano
1 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. In a big pot, heat olive oil over medium heat and add garlic, peppers, and carrot, sauting for about 5 minutes or until soft.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pot, stirring until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly, cover and simmer, about 30-40 minutes.

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Sol Cuisine Burgers & More

Craving a hearty, flavorful burger? Sol Cuisine offers a wide variety of vegan burgers for every taste preference: Spicy Black Bean, Mushroom Rice, Almond Grain, and Sweet Curry Vegetable. Yum! They're all in the frozen section of your local natural foods store.

Sol Cuisine is also your one-stop shop for tofu, veggie dogs, falafel, veggie burger dry mix, veggie ground, dairy-free yogurt, and more.

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Processed Meat & Cancer

A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer reveals that for every piece of sausage or bacon a person consumes each day, there's a 19 percent rise in risk of pancreatic cancer.

Researchers reviewed 11 studies and case reports on more than 6,000 pancreatic cancer patients. Findings reveal that the raised risk was tied to every 50 grams of processed meat a person eats per day. Someone who eats 150 grams of processed meat a day - from only three sausages or six strips of bacon - will increase pancreatic cancer risk to 57 percent.

"Pancreatic cancer has poor survival rates," explained study author associate professor Susanna Larsson. "If diet does affect pancreatic cancer, then this could influence public health campaigns to help reduce the number of cases of this disease developing in the first place."

Processed meats, including sausage, pepperoni, bacon, ham, smoked turkey, and hot dogs, often contain nitrates and nitrites, which have been tied to other types of cancer. Last August, a study of 300,000 men and women, published in the journal Cancer, found people who ate large amounts of processed meats had a 30 percent increased risk for bladder cancer.

To read the full article, click here.

President For A Day?

What would you do if you were President for a day? Actress Sara Gilbert believes so strongly in the virtues of a vegan diet that when asked what she would do as President for a day, she said she'd make it a law. She proudly stated this last month as a guest on the Rachel Ray Show.

Sara Gilbert, best known as her role as Darlene Conner from the sitcom Roseanne, became vegetarian in her teenage years. In 2008, she adopted a vegan lifestyle and hasn't looked back.

Sara is among the growing list of vegan celebrities: Pamela Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Ed Begley, Jr., James Cromwell, Ellen Degeneres, Emily Deschanel, Woody Harrelson, Heather Mills, Alicia Silverstone, Russell Simmons, and many more.

Read more about Sara here!

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