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Baltimore Is Celebrating Vegan Restaurant Week This Weekend! Starting this weekend, Friday 17th and running through August 26th, Baltimore will be celebrating their 3rd city-wide Vegan Restaurant Week!

Starbucks Releases High-Protein Vegan Cold Brew Smoothies! Starbucks is stepping up their eco-friendly game by introducing a brand new plant-based protein blended cold brew smoothie, available today at participating locations. The drink comes in two flavors, almond and cocoa.

Helsinki Fashion Week Bans Leather Helsinki Fashion Week has pledged that from July 2019 onwards, they will be banning leather in a bold stand against animal cruelty. The Nordic fashion event prides itself on its serious commitment to sustainability, promoting sustainable and ethical fashion to the thousands that attend.

10 Vegan Meals You Can Make for Under $10 Eating vegan can get expensive if you let it, but it can also be done frugally with the right recipes in mind. The trick to cheap, vegan meals is planning ahead and buying foods like steel-cut oats, whole wheat flour, dry legumes, canned beans, peanuts, and corn kernels in bulk, since they can be stored for a while on the shelf.

Don't Be Confused by Big Salt High blood pressure is not the only harmful effect of too much salt-it's also been tied to stomach cancer, kidney stones, bone loss, obesity, and direct damage to our kidneys, arteries, and heart.

15 Easy Eggplant Dishes For The Summer! Eggplant is meaty, mighty, and totally affordable! If you know how to cook it right, it can easily become a kitchen staple. These recipes are all from the Food Monster App - so make sure to check it out for more! These Roasted Eggplant Fillets are so simple but so hearty!

This Denver Burger Shop is Serving Up Vegan Blizzards! Meta Burger, a new plant-based burger joint that has opened up in Denver, Colorado, is already wowing customers with vegan mac and cheese burgers and blended ice cream. The burger shop, which just opened last week, is focused on two things: affordability, and creating delicious and familiar vegan recipes.

This Watermelon "Ham" at Duck's Eatery is Blowing Everyone's Minds! At Duck's Eatery, a BBQ restaurant in New York City's East Village, they are taking innovation to a whole new level. Enter, the smoked watermelon "ham." William Horowitz, chef and owner of Duck's Eatery, explains that they are famous for smoking meats, but they wanted to include more vegetarian and vegan options for their hungry customers.

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No More Lunch Box Blues Watching the seasons change from summer to fall is one of my favorite times of the year. Don't get me wrong, I love summer. I love the sunshine, the warmer temperatures and all the extra daylight that we seem to have but I also love flannels, jeans and watching the leaves on the trees change.

How Chris Beat Cancer But after surgery, instead of the traditional chemotherapy, Chris decided to radically change his diet and lifestyle in order to promote health and healing in his body. Chris is still cancer-free today and he's here to share the strategies he used to help heal.

15 High-Protein Spinach Recipes To Kickstart Your Week! Check out these 15 high-protein spinach recipes from our Food Monster App, and prepare to feel plant-powered all week long! These High Protein Spinach and Rice Balls are easy and fun to make and also are a great way to get your greens in! Even kids will love them.

15 Crispy Summer Veggie Fritter Recipes! Fritters are crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and are just all around delicious! You can make plant-based fritters from a variety of summer veggies like cauliflower, zucchini, and more! All of these recipes are from the Food Monster App so make sure to check it out for tons of summer meal inspiration!

Over 30,000 Sign Petition To Ban 'Pony Painting Parties' Over 30,000 people have signed a petition on to ban pony painting parties in the UK. As of the 11th August 2018, the petition had gathered 36,000 signatures in just five days. PETA has spoken out against the craze, labelling the activity as "a lesson in insensitivity to which no thoughtful parents would expose their children".

Chris Smalling, Soccer Player for Manchester United, Goes Vegan! What started out as a way to stay injury-free and healthy, soon developed into a full-blown ethical vegan lifestyle. Soccer player, Chris Smalling, of the UK's Manchester United, just recently announced his transition from plant-based to vegan for the animals!

From Tempeh to String Beans: 15 Unique Fries For Your Favorite Burger for #FriesDay! Want to hear the world's best love story? Burgers and fries! What can really pair better with a juicy, flavorful veggie burger than a side of crispy and delicious fries?

Take-Out At Home: 15 Chinese-Style Tofu Recipes! Take-out food is in a class of itself. It's something that the whole family can look forward to. From crisp fresh vegetables to perfectly marinated dishes, it's flavorful and a Food Monster favorite. However, how about you take a shot at recreating your favorite dishes at home?

NationalRaspberryDay: 15 Vegan Raspberry Desserts For The Summer! Raspberries are in season! It's time to get cooking! In honor of #NationalRaspberryDay, we put together this list of raspberry desserts from the Food Monster App! Enjoy! These Gooey Raspberry Cookie Crumble Bars are so yummy! Just grab a cup of tea and dive in!

Design the Next NMA T-Shirt Want to see your design featured on a No Meat Athlete t-shirt? We're looking for a few new shirt designs, and thought there was no better place start the search than within our own community… So we're holding a contest! If you're an artist, designer, or just have a good idea for our next shirt, we want to see what you can come up with.

Major UK Supermarket to Sell 13 Vegan-Friendly Foods, Including Soy Chorizo Iceland, a UK based supermarket specializing in frozen foods, will now be launching 13 of their own vegan-friendly frozen food products. This launch will put Iceland at the top of retailers who provide frozen plant-based foods.

Bakery in Toronto, Canada is Allergy-Friendly and 100% Vegan! Bakery in Toronto, Canada is not only vegan, but gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, sesame-free, and free from preservatives! The inspiration behind this bakery came from five sisters, or "sorelle" in Italian, who were troubled by a plethora of allergies, including dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, and nuts.

Indonesia Pledges To Ban Dog And Cat Meat Trade The Indonesian Government has pledged to ban the sale of dog and cat meat, in an announcement at a 'National Coordination of Animal Welfare' meeting. The announcement was made by the Directorate of Veterinary Public at the meeting that took place in Jakarta earlier this month.

From Classic Cheesecake to French Lentil Mushroom Burger: 10 Vegan Recipes That Went Viral Last Week With warm weather comes tons of creative recipes and ways to recreate some iconic dishes to suit your plant-based lifestyle. Our bloggers really showed us how to have a good time in the sweet summer sun this week with these amazing recipes!

15 Stunningly Beautiful Vegan Recipes You've Gotta Make This August 2018! Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and in this case, the beholder is our stomach. Our recipe authors work incredibly hard to bring delicious and stunning recipes to share with the community, and they never disappoint!

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