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Farm Animal Rights Movement

December 10, 2012

Serving = 1 Coconut Bonbon.
Either recipe makes about 50 servings.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 119

From fat 73


% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.1g


Saturated Fat 1.9g


Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg


Sodium 9.2mg

< 1%

Total Carbohydrate 13.9g


Dietary Fiber 1.5g


Sugars 11.5g

Protein 1.2g

Vitamin A 0%

Vitamin C .4%

Calcium .1%

Iron .9%

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

Holiday Bonbons

With holiday parties around every corner, 'tis the season to put off counting calories... just for a little while. This simple, decadent recipe will tease and please family, friends, and coworkers. They'll swear you broke the bank at a premier chocolatier. But you'll know that these sweet bites of heaven are fun and easy for anyone to make.

4 cups small shred unsweetened coconut
1 cup corn syrup (or white rice syrup)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate for Dipping: 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1. Mix ingredients.
2. Let sit in fridge overnight to moisten the coconut (syrup will soak in).
3. Roll into balls. Freeze for a few hours to set before dipping.
4. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler.
5. Insert toothpick into coconut balls and dip into melted chocolate. Place on waxed paper. If desired, roll in crushed nuts, coconut, decorate with drizzled chocolate, etc.
6. After chocolate cools/hardens, store in refrigerator or freezer in an airtight container.

Variation: Peanut Butter Bonbonsbonbons
3-4 cups powdered sugar (some peanut butters are sweeter than others)
2 cups peanut butter
½ cup vegan butter (like Earth Balance)
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (melted) for dipping

Mix ingredients, roll into balls, refrigerate, dip in melted chocolate, and store in refrigerator or freezer.

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Vegan Delish Smartphone App

Vegan Delish is a new recipe app for Apple hand-held devices that is taking the iTunes App Store by storm! It debuted in early November and hit the top 15 paid Food & Drink iPhone apps in its first days of release. Vegan Delish was created by Carrie Forrest who writes the blog Carrie on Vegan. She is also a frequent contributor to animal advocacy and vegan nutrition websites.

The app features over 50 healthy, plant-based, and gluten-free recipes each made with whole food ingredients including California Kale Salad, Easiest Slow-Cooker Applesauce, Pumpkin Spice Muffins and Butternut Harvest Stew.

To learn more, preview the app, and to purchase
visit the Vegan Delish preview page

Compassionate Gift Giving

Best-selling author and creator of The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, created a wonderful short video to help caring people navigate compassionate gift-giving. Along with helpful suggestions for compassionate and creative gifts, she also includes tips for living joyfully vegan.

For those working to avoid animal cruelty, the holidays can sometimes be uncomfortable if one receives a gift made with animal products. Watch to learn how to pro-actively avoid gift-getting snafus. Colleen reminds us that each of us can reflect our values of compassion while honoring our relationships at the same time. All it takes is a little forethought, openness, and willingness to communicate.

Watch and enjoy the short, helpful video Compassionate Gift Giving.

The Gift That Keeps Giving

We here at FARM's Meatout Mondays are so thankful for your ongoing support. In fact, FARM’s President and Founder Dr. Alex Hershaft is so grateful that he is personally offering to match, dollar-for-dollar, the first $20,000 FARM receives this holiday season.

That’s right – when you make a special holiday gift, it will be doubled by Alex himself!

Alex has been dedicating himself to the animals for over 35 years. He is looking forward to stretching each and every tax-deductible, year-end contribution twice as far. By raising $40,000 this holiday season, we will have the starting funds needed to significantly expand each of our dozen programs in 2013.

Whether making a donation in your own name or as a gift for someone you love, you'll save lives. Compassion is the gift that keeps on giving.

Save lives and DOUBLE the reach of your donation today!

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