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9 Delicious Vegan Cookout Recipes, Planet Friendly and Cruelty-Free

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
June 5, 2015
File under: Barbecue, Entertaining, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

 

All over America, grills are being readied as backyard chefs are gearing up for another weekend cookout. The summer barbecue season is upon us and  preparing healthful and delicious meals has never been easier!

Choosing a meatless menu can be one of the most important choices you can make for yourself, your family and for the planet.

Check out our green grilling tips and choose from these delicious dishes made with wholesome and heart-healthy foods that please the palate and satisfy even the heartiest appetite. …read more of 9 Delicious Vegan Cookout Recipes, Planet Friendly and Cruelty-Free here

 
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It’s Time to Green Up Your Barbecue

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
May 23, 2015
File under: Barbecue, Green Lifestyle Tips, Natural Alternatives, Natural Products, Vegan

 

Along with all of us, the planet is not getting any younger and the constant assaults on the air, water and soil are rapidly taking their toll! There is no better time to make important changes in the way we do things and as summer outdoor living is upon us, let’s turn our attention to the ubiquitous barbecue.

Backyard chefs believe that food cooked over an open fire is especially tasty because the juices stay concentrated in the middle and the surface becomes seared with smoky flavor. Cookouts may well be the quintessential summer pastime but can be unhealthy for people and the planet. …read more of It’s Time to Green Up Your Barbecue here

 
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Delicious Vegan Menu for a Labor Day Cookout

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
August 26, 2013
File under: Barbecue, Healthy Eating, Vegan

Labor Day marks the last official holiday weekend of the summer. More than three-quarters of American families own at least one barbecue grill and most summers-end celebrations this weekend will include an outdoor get together.

Fruits, vegetables and legumes are some of the most luscious and colorful of foods and certainly the most healthful.

Every plant-based meal you eat will reduce toxic emissions into the air and ground water as well as the level of saturated fat and cholesterol in your bloodstream.

Grilling is a great way to entertain and an opportunity to grill fresh vegetables and fruits that are bursting with flavor this time of year. Thick slices of eggplant, zucchini and ears of corn brushed with olive oil and fresh herbs are enticing and easy. …read more of Delicious Vegan Menu for a Labor Day Cookout here

 
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Throw a Party for the Earth this Memorial Day with a Delicious Vegan Cookout

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
May 23, 2013
File under: Barbecue, Environment, Green Holiday, Healthy Eating, Vegan

In the U.S., Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of the summer cookout season. All over America, grills are being readied for the grilling season’s inaugural event.

Take advantage of this long weekend to prepare healthful and eco-friendly meals for family and friends.

This Memorial Day, choose a meatless menu. It can be one of the most important choices you can make for your body and for the planet. …read more of Throw a Party for the Earth this Memorial Day with a Delicious Vegan Cookout here

 
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Cookout: Hearty, Healthy and Green

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
August 31, 2011
File under: Barbecue, Recipes, Vegan

Celebrated on the first Monday of September, Labor Day is a holiday set aside to honor working people more than a century ago.

These days Labor Day weekend has come to signify the end of summer; a time when barbecues fire up across the country for the last big cookout of the season.

This Labor Day, choose a meatless menu. It can be one of the most important choices you can make for your body and for the planet. …read more of Cookout: Hearty, Healthy and Green here

 
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