Amanda Just

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Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg,, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.


Over 10,000 People Worldwide Celebrating Veganuary

in Causes, Lifestyle, Top News, Vegan

January 1st is the start date of many resolutions around the world. One particular resolution has more than 10,000 people participating: going vegan for the month of January. This is

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100 Year Old Surgeon, War Vet, Credits Vegan Eating to Longevity

in Lifestyle, News, Top News, Vegan

With age comes wisdom, and halfway through Dr. Ellsworth Wareham‘s 100 years, the now-retired heart surgeon adopted a plant-based diet after learning about a study out of the Cleveland Clinic proving

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Unilever Drops Lawsuit Against Vegan ‘Just Mayo’

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

After several weeks of media coverage, a petition, and plenty of public outcry on social media, Unilever (the makers of Hellman’s mayonnaise) has finally dropped their lawsuit against sustainable

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Coming Soon in Toronto: All Vegetarian Food Bank

in Causes, Eats, News, People, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

Bringing healthy, eco-conscious, cruelty-free food to those in need. That’s the mission behind an all-vegetarian food bank, slated to open in January 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Food Banks Canada reported

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Former Burger King Chairman Starts Veg Food Company

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegetarian

You know the benefits of meat-free eating are really sinking in when a former Burger King chairman switches gears and starts a vegetarian food company! Brian Swette (also a former

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All Vegan Butcher Shop Coming to Minneapolis and Beyond

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Imagine a world in which you can walk into a butcher shop and pick up fresh teriyaki jerky, smoky ribs, pepperoni, Italian sausage, smoked cheeses, and more… and it’s all

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Country Singer Miranda Lambert Opens No-Kill Dog Shelter

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Country singer Miranda Lambert has always had a big heart for companion animals. With seven rescued dogs and five rescued cats of her own, she has been passionately vocal about helping

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