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Vegan ACT's 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge

Hi <<First Name>>! 

WELCOME TO DAY FOURTEEN! 


 

Kym's advice for day fourteen:
What does a vegan eat on a plane? Most airlines are up with doing vegan food, after all there are so many high-flying celebrities who are vegan and are frequent flyers! We recently had a thread on this on our SVC forum, and our members reported the following experiences: 
"Qantas has always been excellent in my opinion, and the twice I've flown Air New Zealand I've been impressed with the vegan food. In 2008 I flew Thai Airways to Italy and on both legs I had great food. Dhal with rice and veggies on one and a bean and veg casserole with mashed potatoes on another (it was the vegan, vegetarian, kosher and halal option. Lol)". - Bek

"I flew with Singapore airlines a few times, from Sydney to Singapore, and got really yum vegan meals (from memory was grilled eggplant and cous cous type thing) with a big 'VEGAN' label on the top, got it before everyone else too haha. I think we specified online when booking, and when we were seated they came found me and put a sticker on my chair so the staff knew who got the vegan food. Seemed very organised and didn't give me anything non-vegan." - Kelly

We did also have some members say that the food was terrible or that they stuffed up and brought food that was not vegan, so it would be wise to bring a few snacks just in case. Its essential that you let your airline know that you require a vegan meal in advance, so look for the option when booking online, or if you don't see on, phone the airline to ask for a vegan meal. 

TODAYS ASSIGNMENT: 
Dream about (or plan) your next exotic holiday, flying over the pacific with a delicious vegan meal in your lap :-)

 



NEED SOME MORE ENCOURAGEMENT? 
Now that we've covered the serious stuff, its time to move into some more lighthearted vegan entertainment!
Check out this hilarious video by vegan superhero John Sakars 'Shit Meat Eaters Say' (10 mins) --> click here

WANT MORE INFO ABOUT THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOING VEGAN? 
Watch this ground-breaking Tedx talk by Dr Caldwell Esselstyn "Making Heart Attacks History" (14mins) --> click here

 



Cassies' recipe idea for day fourteen: 

Hearty Bean and Vegetable Stew
Makes 6 serves
Ingredients
1 tbsp olive oil
2 brown onions, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 carrots, diced
2 celery sticks, diced
2 medium potatoes, diced 1cm pieces
420g can diced tomatoes
1 litre vegetable stock
420g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
420g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
420g can 4 bean mix, drained, rinsed
1 bunch parsley, roughly chopped
1 tbsp pink salt
1 tsp black pepper, ground
  1. In a 5 litre soup pot heat the oil and saute the onion and garlic until golden brown. Stir in the tomato paste and saute for a further 2 minutes, stirring regularly.
  2. Add the carrots, celery and potato and stir well to coat with tomato. Stir through the canned tomatoes and then rinse the can out with the 420ml boiling water and pour into the pot. In a 500ml heatproof jug, dissolve the stock cubes in 500ml of boiling water and pour into the pot.
  3. Add the beans, parsley, salt and pepper and stir well to combine. Cook over a low heat, stirring regularly, for approximately 4 hours.

     
 

Click Here for Week Two's Advice from Psychologist, Clare Mann
My aim is to give you simple strategies to understand and manage your own emotions, thoughts and self-questioning.  Additionally, I’ll provide tips and techniques to have everyday conversations easily and effectively. 

 

Click Here for Week Two's Nutrition Tips from Naturopath, Robyn Chuter
Tips of the week:  Know how much protein you need – it’s less than you think!, Know the truth about protein ‘quality’ and protein combining, Know how to get the iron you need, Know how to get the calcium you need, Know your nuts (and seeds too), Eat whole grains, and find out about the humble soybean.
 


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Congratulations making it through DAY FOURTEEN of your 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge! 
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