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Baked Tofu

Posted: March 26, 2012 in food, recipe, vegan, video
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Yo, sitting here at work, with two apples waiting for me on lunch. I didn’t have time to make a lunch to bring, so I stopped by the (a) 7-11 on Roscoe and picked them up. Two for a dollar. What a deal…

Anyway, it’s pretty slow, so I got to thinking. Baked tofu. And then I went searching for a recipe. And I found it. And it looks delicious. And I want that. Now. But, apples are delicious (and nutritious).

So, now gentle reader, here is a video of how to make Baked Tofu, brought to you by the Vegan Zombie from http://theveganzombie.com/

 

 

 

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Got Milk?

Posted: March 26, 2012 in animal rights, diet, vegan, video
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1) Cows are not milk machines. After years of living in filthy conditions, being kept constantly pregnant, and being forced to produce 10 times more milk than they naturally would, dairy cows are slaughtered.

2) “Moo” is not your first language. Human babies don’t say “goo goo moo moo”, so why treat them like calves? Humans are the only animals who drink breast milk after infancy and the only animals who drink milk from a different species. It makes as much sense for people to drink cow’s milk as it would for dogs to drink giraffe’s milk!

3) Cookies and cramps don’t mix. Studies show that over 75 percent of the world’s population is lactose-intolerant. Can you say abdominal cramps, bloating, and diarrhea?

4) Dairy is pus-itively scary. There’s more to that glass of milk than you think. Dairy products are commonly contaminated with blood, pus, pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics.

5) There’s veal in your cereal. Milk fuels the cruel veal industry. Considered byproducts of the dairy industry, male calves are dragged away to veal crates when they are just hours old.

6) Milk is bad to the bone. Contrary to a popular milky myth, studies strongly implicate dairy in causing, rather than preventing, osteoporosis, because its high protein content leeches calcium from the body.

7) Milk does the planet bad. Bad for mother cows, milk production is also bad for Mother Earth; it’s a disastrous source of water pollution. Just one dairy cow produces 120 pounds of waste every day—as much as two dozen people could produce—but with no toilets, sewers, or treatment plants.

8) The white stuff isn’t the right stuff. Milk is formulated to meet the nutritional needs of calves—who have four stomachs and gain an average of 115 kg in their first six months. It’s mad for humans to chug moo-juice!

9) No grain means lots of pain. Every glass of milk takes a meal away from the hungry. Crops that could be used to feed the hungry are instead used to feed dairy cows. It takes a huge amount of grain cycled through cows to produce a very small amount of milk.

10) A milk mustache is a real heartbreaker. Devoid of fiber and complex carbohydrates but loaded with saturated fat and cholesterol, dairy products have been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
http://mariashelia.blogspot.com/2008/10/10-reasons-not-to-drink-milk-101108.html

Milk- you don’t need it, it’s terrible for you, and it fuels (and is fueled by) the veal industry.

 

Neat video from the Vegan Zombie cooking channel.

Thursday Funnies

Posted: March 22, 2012 in video
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When vegans go crazy. Don’t take it too seriously.

Dead Prez- Be Healthy

Posted: March 21, 2012 in song, vegan, video
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Some vegan hip hop today, kids.

 

http://www.adaptt.org/

 

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