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    Forwarding The Message. Meatout Mondays February 16, 2009 Recipe Cherry-Chocolate Mousse Pie Nothing says I love you like chocolate, and who wouldn t love
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      Forwarding The Message.

      Meatout Mondays

      February 16,

      Cherry-Chocolate Mousse Pie
      Nothing says "I love you" like chocolate, and who wouldn't love this easy elegant pie? It’s made
      with only five ingredients and there’s no baking involved! This pie is adapted from one of the Ridiculously Easy
      recipes on Susan V’s fat-free vegan kitchen blog where you’ll find ideas for snacks,
      soups, entrees, and desserts – all beautifully presented, easily recreated, temptingly tasty vegan recipes. This
      one isn't fat-free, but it's absolutely delicious. Yum!

      1/2 cup dried cherries
      1 12-oz. box light silken tofu (or extra-firm silken tofu)
      1 tsp.
      10 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
      1 prepared Graham cracker crust
      2-4 Tbs. organic sugar or maple


      Cover dried cherries with 1/2 cup boiling water and soak them until soft, about 30 minutes.
      Drain (and reserve) the water; put cherries into food processor, and pulse to chop.
      Drain tofu and add to food processor along with vanilla; process until smooth.
      Melt chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
      Pour chocolate into food processor and purée, scraping down sides as needed to make sure it's well
      Pour into prepared crust and chill for several hours.
      For the topping, take the reserved cherry-soaking water, add sugar or maple syrup, and simmer on the stove until
      it's reduced to a syrup (Tip: add some grenadine to the cherry syrup to brighten the color if desired); drizzle
      over pie just before serving. Makes 8 servings.

      For this and more Valentine's Day recipes, visit the Fat Free Vegan Kitchen!

      So Delicious Coconut Yogurt
      Turtle Mountain, makers of So Delicious and Purely Decadent non-dairy products, just introduced the
      world’s first coconut milk yogurt – it’s So Delicious! Yogurt never tasted this good until now. So
      Delicious Coconut Milk Yogurt is available in six exciting flavors: blueberry, passionate mango, plain, raspberry,
      strawberry-banana and vanilla – something to satisfy everyone’s taste.
      Coconut milk yogurt is free of dairy, gluten, and soy. It's also an excellent source of vitamin B12, formulated
      for maximum calcium absorption, contains pre- and probiotics for enhanced intestinal health, and contains no trans fats
      or cholesterol. Coconut milk yogurt…mmmm, so good for you and oh so delicious!
      For nutritional information and product details, visit www.PurelyDecadent.com!

      Love a Vegan Diet
      A vegan diet lowers blood sugar better than a traditional diabetes food program. That’s the
      conclusion of a recent study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic
      Association. The study also found a vegan diet lowered LDL (bad) cholesterol, promoted weight loss, and helped
      reverse heart disease.
      Researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, George Washington University, and the University
      of Toronto assigned 99 people with Type 2 diabetes to follow either a conventional diabetes diet or a low-fat vegan
      diet. During the 18-month study, each group met with a dietician and attended nutrition and cooking lessons. The vegan
      diet cut cholesterol and fat and increased fiber consumption compared to the diabetes diet. Study participants on the
      vegan diet lost weight, controlled their blood sugar and LDL cholesterol, and reduced the need for diabetes medication.

      To read the full article, click

      Veggie-Tale Wedding

      This couple won our hearts over with their veggie-tale wedding. Jessica Humphries and Alvaro Tomaz
      met in Brazil five years ago. Last year, when this globetrotting couple decided to wed, they planned their nuptials in
      an earth-friendly way.The wedding invitations were printed on paper made from organic and recycled cotton T-shirts so
      no trees were cut. Instead of wedding favors, donations were made to a charitable cause. The decorations were made from
      organic fruit and flowers then donated to a retirement community. The bride’s engagement ring was a Brazilian
      emerald (no diamonds, thank you). Best of all, the menu was completely vegan: appetizers, dinner, wedding cake, and
      sweets. Sweet…very sweet.
      To find out more about Jessica and Alvaro's wedding, click here!

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