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Farm Animal Rights Movement

March 5, 2012

Serving Size 1 cup - Recipe makes 4 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories 174

From fat 81


% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9g


Saturated Fat 0.8g


Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg


Sodium 123mg


Total Carbohydrate 19g


Dietary Fiber 4g


Sugars 3g

Protein 7g

Vitamin A 10%

Vitamin C 14%

Calcium 4%

Iron 30%

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

Creamy Peas & Potato Curry

This curry is creamy, tangy, sweet, spicy and absolutely delicious. Itís also a quick and easy recipe that canít go wrong. It's versatile and goes equally well mixed with rice or with Indian breads such as chapattis and rotis.


15-20 cashews, soaked in water for 15 minutes, then drained
3 yellow potatoes, scrubbed & diced into 1½-inch cubes
1 cup frozen green peas
½ cup tomato puree
1 tsp. chili powder
½ tsp. turmeric (optional)
½ tsp. mango powder (or the juice from 1 lime)
1 can (14 oz.) of light coconut milk
1 Tbs. canola oil
salt (to taste)
8-10 basil leaves, chopped


  1. Heat canola oil in saucepan; add cashews and potatoes and stir fry until golden.
  2. Add peas and stir until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add tomato puree and powdered spices.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomato puree is cooked and begins to express oil.
  5. Add coconut milk and salt to taste.
  6. Turn off the heat before coconut milk comes to a boil; garnish with basil and serve hot.

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Gardein Protein

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Potassium-Rich Potatoes

Researchers have found white potatoes to be the largest and most affordable source of potassium of all fruits and vegetables; the cost of of potassium-rich white potatoes was half that of most other vegetables.

Potassium is a key electrolyte that maintains the body's fluid levels. The balance between sodium and potassium helps regulate blood pressure and heartbeat. Too much sodium and not enough potassium results in high blood pressure.

The study, presented at the American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference, also found that people who consumed baked, boiled and roasted potatoes had higher intakes of potassium and vitamin C and consumed more total vegetables compared to those who did not consume potatoes.

Potassium-rich fruits include cantaloupe, bananas, oranges, strawberries, apricots, avocado, tomatoes, and papayas; vegetables, in addition to potatoes, are cabbage, brussels sprouts, bell peppers, okra, cucumber, eggplant, squash, and spinach. Other plant-based sources include lima beans, parsley, turmeric, nuts and seeds.

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Fuel for Dancing

Crystal Silmi teaches and performs a unique fusion style of belly dance. She became vegan in reaction to the alarming reports about horrifying treatment of cattle and statistics on how factory farming is the key contributor to climate change. She feels strongly that choosing veganism empowers her; she feels she’s making a difference, and she is quick to point out its benefits. Crystal believes that her vegan diet fuels her very energetic lifestyle and career.

ďThe dancing that I do tends to be super fast paced and requires a lot of stamina. I dare to say that I am more fit and have more energy than many of my non vegan dance counterparts.Ē

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