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Farm Animal Rights Movement

April 9, 2012

Photo by Nathane Jackson

Serving Size 1 burger - Recipe makes 2 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories 264

From fat 216


% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g


Saturated Fat 1g


Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg


Sodium 3mg


Total Carbohydrate 10g


Dietary Fiber 7g


Sugars 1g

Protein 8g

Vitamin A 0%

Vitamin C <0%

Calcium 8%

Iron 10%

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

Raw Almond Flax Burgers

Here’s a hearty meal that’s gluten-free, dairy-free, cruelty-free, raw... and it'll keep you feeling energized all day! These raw burgers are bursting with flavor and nutrition, making them satisfying as well as versatile. You can eat them raw or cooked and served on buns, crackers – even matza – crumbled into pitas, or over a fresh salad.


2 cloves garlic
1 cup raw almonds
½ cup ground flaxseed
2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbs. coconut oil or hemp oil
sea salt (to taste)


  1. Add ingredients to food processor and process until well blended.
  2. Form mixture into four patties.
  3. Serve raw or cooked: lightly cover with coconut oil and bake at 300F for 35 minutes. Alternatively, lightly saute over medium heat until golden brown, flipping once.

This recipe is one of many in the book Thrive by super athlete Brendan Brazier!

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Nuts: Nutrition with a Crunch

Nut consumers have a decreased risk for heart disease and precursor symptoms researchers reported in a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Researchers analyzed data from 13,292 people, discovering that people who ate nuts were less likely to display risk factors for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. They also tended to weigh less and have lower BMI and blood pressure.

Some compounds in nuts, such as polyphenols and plant sterols, are anti-inflammatories. They also contain fiber, as well as copper and magnesium, which are associated with decreased chronic disease, cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Nutritionists recommend eating just one ounce of nuts per day to receive benefits. Including nuts on salads, entrees or fruit is a good way to incorporate them into a healthy diet. They can be eaten with a meal or as a snack.

To read the full article, click here.

Raw Vegan Inspiration

This dynamic duo offers raw vegan inspiration! Harley and Freelee have been eating a high-carb, low-fat, raw vegan diet for several years and it shows! They both have rock-hard abs, perfect complexion, brilliant shining eyes, inexhaustible stamina, loving energy and great positive attitudes.

They’re also both top-level athletes, champion marathon runners and distance cyclists. Harley often cycles over 200-300 kilometers (120-180 miles) a day and Freelee once cycled 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) across Australia powered by nothing but raw fruits and vegetables.

Read more about Harley and Freelee here!

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