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     While exploring the resource page, it is important to know the difference between vegetarian and vegan. Vegetarians do not consume any meat, poulry, fish or seafood. Vegans do not consume or wear any animal products or by-products (dairy, eggs, leather, or fur). Click here to order your FREE vegetarian starter kit!

EATING VEGETARIAN/VEGAN IN DALLAS
   Spiral Diner & Café - Spiral Diner & Bakery is a 100% vegan and mostly organic restaurant in the middle of “Cowtown” (Ft. Worth). In addition to always serving delicious vegan meals that appeal to both herbivores and carnivores. 101 N Beckley Ave.
   Bliss Raw Café and Elixir Bar - Bliss provides modern raw organic cuisine with a tonic superfood elixir bar.Bliss menu is raw, vegan, vegetarian, nutritious and delicious. 6005 Berkshire Lane.
   Cosmic Café - "Rated as the best vegetarian restaurant for the last nine years" - Dallas Observer. 2912 Oak Lawn Ave.
   Kalachandji’s - For 28 years we have been providing DFW diners with a taste of India's vast and ancient vegetarian tradition.  We practice the timeless Ayurvedic art of cooking for the body, mind and spirit, and all our dishes are prepared with the best ingredients available. 5430 Gurley Ave.
   New Start Veggie Garden - New Start Veggie Garden is a truly unique experience that offers many creative vegan dishes in a buffet format. 2330 Royal Ln Ste 900.
   Whole Foods - We search for the highest quality, least processed, most flavorful and natural foods possible because we believe that food in its purest state — unadulterated by artificial additives, sweeteners, colorings and preservatives — is the best tasting and most nutritious food there is. 8190 Park Lane, Suite 351.
   happycow.net - For a more extensive list and detailed description of vegetarian and vegan options.

BOOKS
   Animal Liberation by Peter Singer - The modern animal rights movement may be dated to the 1975 publication of Animal Liberation by Australian philosopher Peter Singer," declared Newsweek of the first edition, and this "bible" for animal rights activists has just undergone a second edition.
   Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer - The latest from novelist Foer is a surprising but characteristically brilliant memoir-investigation, boasting an exhaustively-argued account of one man-child's decade-long struggle with vegetarianism.
   Farm Sanctuary by Gene Baur - In 1986, after rescuing a live sheep from a pile of dead animals in a stockyard, the author founded Farm Sanctuary, an organization that rescues discarded living animals from stockyards, slaughterhouses and factory farms; provides shelters for them; and advocates for humane animal treatment.
   Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin - Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wakeup call to all women who want to be thin.
   Animal Kind by Jean Kazez (SMU professor) - What’s the right way to look at animals? Is a pig a friend, like Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web? Or is he simply pork? This confusion about animals isn’t new; most cultures show discernable respect for the animals they eat, along with unease about killing them.

FOOD ALTERNATIVES
   Tofurky - Tempeh, burgers, deli slices, and Tofurky feasts made from traditional soy rather than soy derivatives.
   Lightlife - Frozen, deli, sauces, tempeh, burgers, and hot dogs. Includes ingredients, recipes, benefits of soy, and information about giving back to the community.
   Gardenburger - The original veggie burger made with real, natural ingredients.
   Blue Diamond - Provider of California almonds to the USA and world. Produces the creamy, refreshing Almond Breeze.
   Silk - Soymilk and almondmilk are the perfect choice for your healthy lifestyle. Every drop of our soymilk begins with natural, whole harvested soybeans to preserve the great taste and nutrition Mother Nature intended.
   Quorn -Quorn Foods has a product for everyone and every eating meal - from afternoon snacks to family barbecues, and easy lunches to holiday dinners.
   Tofutti - Tofutti's ice cream like pint size desserts have been available around the country for years. But did you know that the man, David Mintz, who put the fun back in ice cream also makes a wide variety of other dairy-free  soy based products?

MOVIES
   Food Inc. - In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA.
   Forks Over Knives - The feature film Forks Over Knives examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
   Glass Walls - Once animals raised for food have grown large enough, they are transported—usually without food or water—to the slaughterhouse, where they meet a horrific death.
   Fowl Play - Fowl Play illuminates the plight of factory-farmed laying hens through interviews with people who are fighting diligently to save them.
   Earthlings - Earthlings is a powerful and informative documentary about society’s treatment of animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. 
   Earth - An epic story of adventure, starring some of the most magnificent and courageous creatures alive, awaits you in earth.

RECIPES
   chooseveg.com - Explore hundreds of mouthwatering vegan recipes, ranging from Chipotle Split-Pea Soup to Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies, which will leave even the most stubborn meat-eaters begging for seconds.
   peta.org - Recipes from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.



   

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