by Michael Parrish DuDell
Categories: Internet.

It’s a Wednesday and ya’ll know what that means! It’s time for the Veg Blog Round-Up: News From Around The Web. So much has happened since last Wednesday: Drew Barrymore is fighting against Prop 8, Pierce Brosnan and his wife were honored for their environmental work, and Ecorazzi got ourselves a brand new little squishy! But today we’re picking up all the veggie news that might have fallen through the cracks and scooping it up for your enjoyment! Sidebar: this week we’re introducing THREE new veg blogs. We just know you’ll love Veg Box Recipe Blog, An Animal Friendly Life and Eat, Drink& Be Vegan! Let’s begin!

Veg Box Recipe Blog: Talkin’ ’bout a revolutionby Clare Josa
“I couldn’t help it, I just had to stay up and watch the election results roll in.And while I watched and waited, I tried to work.”

HSUS: A Career of Kids and Kindness by Dorothy Weller
” Continuing with the guest perspectives about what drives each of us in our work to protect animals, today I’ll give the floor to Dorothy Weller, executive director of Humane Society Youth, The HSUS’s youth education division.”

An Animal Friendly Life: “I’m Vegan” Fully Funded by Erick Prescott
“ I am very pleased to announce that I’m Vegan is now fully funded! Please click on the “imvegan” label below this post to learn more about the journey so far. Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible!”

[Editor note: A few months ago we asked our readers to reach out and support Erick’s mission and are so pleased to see that the money was raised. Just another reason why Ecorazzi readers are the best in the whole wide world!]

VegNews: Congressional Talk by Mat Thomas
“Meet vegan political powerhouse Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-Ohio), who just earned his seventh consecutive Congressional win on November 4.”

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan: Pumpkin Spice Cake with (no butter/no margarine) Buttercream Frosting by Dreena Burton
“The catch is… this buttercream does not have any butter, or any margarine! Yet, it is thick, rich, and buttery tasting just as you’d expect in a buttercream frosting.”

Blog.Peta.Org: Dear BlueCross: Give Vegetarians Lower Health Insurance Premiums!: by Jennifer Cierlitsky
“A recent study suggests—that a certain sugar called Neu5Gc, which is commonly—and only—found in meat and dairy products, might actually increase the risk of infection from E. coli—that nasty bacteria that grows in animals’ guts and is shed in their feces.”

http://blog.peta.org/archives/2008/11/dear_bluecross_1.php

Vegetarian Star: Benji Madden: Tell Girlfriend Paris Hilton To Lay Off Beef Sliders by Veg Star Staff
“Good Charlotte musician Benji Madden and Paris Hilton are an item and are officially telling the world about it. Yes, we know you care so much.”

And that’s how the vegan cookie crumbled this week. If you’ve got a great veggie blog that we just HAVE to get our keypad all over, leave a comment below or email me at Parrish@Ecorazzi.com and let us know where to find your awesome sauce! See ya on the veg side!