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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

tofu scramble get some extra-firm tofu and fry it with green/spring onion, turmeric (for colour), and yeast extract, nutritional yeast or soy sauce for flavour. serve on toast etc savoury pancakes ...
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Is it ok for vegans to eat flour-based food?

Realistically, it is not possible to live in the modern world without being complicit in at least some harm of animals, including death. You've cited one example where, for an individual, it is ...
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Is meat protein really "better" than protein from a vegan or vegetarian source?

One difference between animal protein and plant protein is that plant protein breaks down much more quickly than animal protein (which is why that feeling of being horribly full for a long time after ...
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Why do many vegans avoid products which contain palm oil?

Demand for palm oil has fueled massive forest destruction throughout Indonesia (35% of world production) and Malaysia (39% of world production). Orangutans are endemic to Borneo and Sumatra. Borneo ...
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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

As you are looking for some non-sweet recipes, Indian recipes are a good option for you. Most Indians prefer not to have sweet foods in their breakfast (although they do at lunch or supper) Below are ...
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Are there any vegan chocolate spreads which taste like Nutella available in the UK?

click the pictures to go to a UK-based online supplier. Mr Organic Free From Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (cheapest & most like Nutella) Ingredients: Cane sugar, sunflower oil, Cocoa (16%), Hazelnut ...
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Is there a (social media?) website dedicated to helping people find vegan or vegetarian restaurants, shops and services?

You might like Happy Cow which is a social media site to help folks find vegan, vegetarian, and veg-friendly restaurants, shops and services. The website allows you to search an area with various ...
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Why do many vegans avoid products which contain palm oil?

Because several ecosystems are being destroyed to fuel the oil palm industry. It might be animal-free, but it is not cruelty-free. The oil palm agribusiness is devastating the rainforest in Southeast ...
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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

Toast with hummus. You can even make a creamier spread with avocado and cucumbers. Open a tomato, add stuffing and bake it, it's delicious. Here's a recipe (of course, don't add the cheese). Garlic ...
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Is there a vegan cheese I can use for pizzas?

My local pizzeria uses a brand called VioLife who have a cheese specifically for pizza, though any of their cheeses would work. At home, I enjoy my own 'vegan cheese' on pizza which has two ...
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Why do many vegans avoid products which contain palm oil?

There are several reasons: First, many vegans are concerned for the planet and the environment. A large proportion of deforestation in recent years has been caused by the expansion of oil palm fields,...
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Is Marmite (UK) vegan?

Yes, Marmite is vegan. Yeast is a type of microfungi and as such is not considered non-vegan or an animal product, just like any other kind of mushroom. Regarding yeast and veganism, there are ...
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Are insects a feasible source of proteins for the new millennium?

According to the FAO report, crickets have a live weight feed conversion ratio of 1.7. This means 1kg of live cricket requires 1.7kg of feed. Crickets are approximately 80% edible, giving a feed-to-...
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What are the steps a vegetarian/vegan should take to start eating meat again?

I have some experience with this. After being vegetarian for a couple years, I started eating meat again a couple times, mostly while on trips. I didn't observe any major side effects. My digestion ...
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Is meat protein really "better" than protein from a vegan or vegetarian source?

One aspect of "protein quality" refers to how close a type of protein is to being "complete", i.e. containing all the nine essential amino acids in sufficient amounts. Most meat, fish, whey (milk ...
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Is there a vegan cheese I can use for pizzas?

While cheese is a fantastic ingredient which very specific physical properties and tastes, people are often indoctrinated about the ways of making a successful pizza. Once you are vegan, you will find ...
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Is Marmite (UK) vegan?

Marmite is vegan. However, if you are vegan because of the animal rights side of things, you should take into consideration that it is made by Unilever and they are heavily involved in animal testing. ...
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Alternative vegan sources of Omega 3

What are vegan sources of Omega 3 that are not algae, seeds, or nuts? It seems you're in luck - it should be easy to obtain from these sources: Vegetables, especially green leafy ones, are good ...
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Are there any vegetarian or vegan alternatives to bone broth?

Moving my original comment as an answer since the question was reopened: It's good to be aware that many websites on the internet try to create hype around various "superfoods" and bone broth seems ...
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Is there a (social media?) website dedicated to helping people find vegan or vegetarian restaurants, shops and services?

There is another website with similar functionality to Happy Cow, which is called Vanilla Bean. It focuses on (not necessarily vegan) restaurants with vegan options. They also have an app, which ...
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Is there a vegan cheese I can use for pizzas?

There are various ready-made vegan "cheese" products available and I hope others can recommend some that are suitable. I don't use them myself. I make my own cheese-like foods from various ...
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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

Porridge (oatmeal) is a great Scottish staple. Cheap and convenient. You can make it fairly quickly on the stove or faster in the microwave with water or plain unsweetened soy/almond/rice milk. Fresh ...
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Is there a vegan cheese I can use for pizzas?

A couple of pizza places local to me use Daiya Brand vegan cheese. It is soy and peanut/treenut free. It melts and stretches similar to mozzarella. Daiya also makes frozen pizzas available in some ...
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Is it possible to make vegan crepes?

I never use any egg substitute and I don't have any trouble... Here's my method: Savoury: half and half gram/chickpea flour and buckwheat flour oat or soya mylk (or whatever you like) salt, herbs ...
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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

I know I'm late to the party, but I've thought of a nice little curveball. Sushi! (Which does actually mean 'rice'.) For example, there's kappamaki, a type of sushi consisting of: nori* (a kind of ...
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What are some non-sweet options for vegan breakfast?

A typical Israeli breakfast can easily be made vegan: Israeli salad (finely chopped cucumber, tomato and onion with some olive oil and a bit of lemon), a few slices of bread and a savory spread (...
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Is it possible to make food without plants, animals, bacteria?

Plants, and some protoctists (algae, for example) use the sun's energy to fix carbon from the air (photosynthesis). Because the resulting compounds can release energy when they react with oxygen (or ...
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What common and/or traditional Turkish dishes are vegan?

There's a dish called Yelanchi, which is stuffed grape leaves. I was told Yelanchi comes from Turkish word meaning liar, since ordinarily the (dolma) stuffing would contain meat. However, this ...
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