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articles by: Becky Striepe

5 Delicious Vegan Sandwich Recipes

Sandwiches are such an easy on-the-go food, whether you're packing lunch for work or school, putting together a picnic basket, or just looking for a quick meal on a busy day. Because they're so often …

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Vegan Chef Wins Omnivore Chili Cook-Off

Chef Mama T's vegan chili won a Honolulu chili cook-off†against two meat-based chilis. Her secret? She didn't tell the judges that her chili was vegan until after the votes were in. I can tell you …

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This 300 Pound Football Player Runs on a Vegan Diet

Eating vegan gets a lot of attention as a way to cleanse or lose weight,†and I think that this method for promoting veganism isn't always helpful. It†focuses on veganism as a crash diet, rather than a…

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Watch This Kitten and Hedgehog Become Best Friends

Harley is an African pygmy hedgehog meeting Loki the kitten for the very first time. It looks like Loki interrupted Harley while he was taking a little hedgehog bath, but he doesn't seem to mind. …

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Why You Should Care about Balloon Releases

A proposed ban on balloon releases was recently struck down in Virginia. This might seem like no big deal, but†the environmental impacts of balloon releases†might surprise you. I remember doing an …

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7 Good Reasons to Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Whether you eat them steamed, mashed, or baked, there are lots of good reasons to love sweet potatoes! Here are some surprising health benefits of this orange veggie. Sweet potatoes are among†my tw…

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15 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

Oh, coffee! Many of us rely on you to start the day or help us push through that early afternoon slump, but what happens to those coffee grounds after we finish the pot? When you toss coffee ground…

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Butterfly Bushes Aren’t Good for Butterflies

If you're trying to create a butterfly sanctuary in your garden, adding butterfly bushes seems like a no-braineróbut you might want to rethink those pretty purple flowers this year. Planting a butt…

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Cantaloupe, The Affordable Superfood

When we talk about superfoods, we tend to focus on expensive, exotic things like goji berries or aronia berries. But there are plenty of incredibly healthy foods that are within reach on a tighter bud…

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6 Natural Remedies for Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites are a fact of life in summer, but you don't have to suffer from post-bite itching. Try these effective natural remedies for mosquito bites. Mosquitoes seem to be out in force this su…

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about Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her lifeís mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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