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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.


Simply Vegan – 5 May 2006
By Mary T. Hoffman

Simply Vegan I recently received a copy of a wonderful book, the updated 4th edition of Simply Vegan, Quick Vegetarian Meals by Debra Wasserman, with a Nutrition Section by Reed Mangels, Ph.D., R.D.

This is not just another cookbook. This is a valuable resource for anyone who wants solid answers to questions concerning healthful vegan living. Busy people will find this gem of a paperback especially appealing and helpful.

From Simply Vegan By Debra Wasserman:

· Over 160 vegan recipes that can be prepared quickly.

· An extensive vegan nutrition section written by Reed Mangels, Ph.D., R.D., on topics such as Protein, Fat, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B12, Pregnancy and the Vegan Diet, Feeding Vegan Kids, and Calories, Weight Gain, and Weight Loss. A Nutrition Glossary is provided.

· Sample menus and Meal Plans for Vegans.

· Food Definitions and Origins including common and uncommon vegan foods, as well ad Herbs and Spices.

· Cruelty-Free Shopping including where to buy vegan food, clothing, cosmetics, household products, and books.

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