The Vegan Sourcebook

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 22, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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Increasing numbers of people--including actress Drew Barrymore, pop star Moby, and actor Alec Baldwin--are embracing veganism, a lifestyle that entails avoiding all animal-based products and behaving ethically and conscientiously within our surroundings. In The Vegan Sourcebook, long-time activist Joanne Stepaniak further explores and illuminates the principles and practical aspects of compassionate living.

 

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This is a wonderful resource for anyone wanting to learn more about the vegan lifestyle. The book discuss vegan ethics and also contains a few recipes to try. Read full review

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This is a wonderful resource for anyone wanting to learn more about the vegan lifestyle. The book discuss vegan ethics and also contains a few recipes to try. Read full review

Contents

VEGAN ROOTS
1
THE VEGAN IDENTITY
19
THE WAY THE WEST WAS WEANED
33
WHICH CAME FIRST?
43
INVISIBLE OPPRESSION
51
ENVIRONMENT IN CRISIS
59
SHOOTING THE MYTHS
73
ANIMALS AND ENTERTAINMENT
83
THE COMPASSIONATE CONSUMER
113
APPENDIX A VEGAN NUTRITION CHARTS
233
APPENDIX B MENU PLANNING USING
247
SPECIAL INGREDIENTS AND VEGAN RECIPES
255
RESOURCES
317
APPENDIX E RECOMMENDED READING
331
INDEX
343
Copyright

FACT FICTION OR FANTASY
97

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Page 73 - And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 122 - Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Page v - I shall pass through this world but once. Any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Page vi - If kine, like men, can possibly have rights. We pray on Sundays that we may have light, To guide our footsteps on the path we tread. We're sick of war, we do not want to fight The thought of it now fills our hearts with dread And yet — we gorge ourselves upon the dead. Like carrion crows, we live and feed on meat Regardless of the suffering and pain We cause by doing so, if thus we treat Defenceless animals for sport or gain, How can we hope in this world to attain The peace we say we are so anxious...
Page 45 - We can't grumble about accommodation: •we have a new concrete floor that's always dry, four walls that are painted white, and a sheet-iron roof the rain drums on. A fan blows warm air beneath our feet to disperse the smell of chicken-shit and, on dull days, fluorescent lighting sees us. You can tell me: if you come by the North door, I am in the twelfth pen on the left-hand side of the third row from the floor; and in that pen I am usually the middle one of three. But, even without directions,...
Page 287 - Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until the carrots are very tender, 10-15 minutes.
Page 314 - Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
Page 1 - People often say that humans have always eaten animals* as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
Page 293 - Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, bell pepper, and celery, and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
Page 98 - Nothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the Secretary to promulgate rules, regulations, or orders with regard to design, outlines, guidelines, or performance of actual research or experimentation by a research facility as determined by such research facility...

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Joanne Stepaniak, M.S.Ed., is a writer, an educator, a cooking instructor, and the author of several cookbooks, including The Saucy Vegetarian and Vegan Vittles.

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