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I Can't Believe That's Vegan!

Being vegan doesn't mean you have to eat wheatgrass and alfalfa sprouts. Most grocery stores carry an array of great-tasting vegan options. Many products, including fantastic faux franks, veggie burgers, chicken-free chicken patties, flavored soy milks, nondairy ice creams, and other sensational soy-based snacks, are marketed to vegetarians and vegans. There's also an abundance of chips, dips, cookies, candies, frozen pies, soups, and other mouth-watering items by mainstream food manufacturers that are also vegan. Take a stroll through your local grocery store, check some ingredients, and you'll see what I mean. You may even be surprised to find that a few of your favorite indulgences happen to be vegan! Like Oreos! Oreos are vegan and will be the death of me; Here's a few more examples:  

Breakfast:
All-BranApple JacksBran FlakesCap'n Crunch Peanut Butter CrunchCocoa PebblesCocoa PuffsCocoa Rice KrispiesCorn ChexCorn FlakesCorn PopsCracklin' Oat BranCrispixFro…

Cabbage Soup Cleanse

...I have finally made the decision to revive my monthly cleanse. Cleanses can be tricky and not every cleanse is *perfect* for everyone but this cleanse is for me (mainly because I developed it myself, for myself and myself's specific needs).

I'm sure you've all heard about the fad diet, Cabbage Soup diet. I did this diet a few times growing up with my mom, mainly because I LOVED the soup; in experimenting with this soup I realized how amazing it made me feel; thus the discovery of (insert cool name which is yet to be determined) Cleanse!

First, I am going to just explain the cleanse and follow up with the recipe. It's super simple and if you don't like my recipe you can use any search engine on the internet to find one that suits you a bit better.

This is a seven day cleanse that will leave you feeling GREAT because the soup has no saturated fat or cholesterol. Its very high in dietary fiber and vitamin C and A. It is also high in potassium, riboflavin and vitam…