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Vegan ACT's 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge

Hi <<First Name>>! 

WELCOME TO DAY TWELVE! 


 


Kym's advice for day twelve:
Vegucate yourself with some vegan documentaries! 
So far I have given you more than twenty youtube video links to get info for free online, but there is nothing more impactful or powerful than a feature length documentary watched on a big screen - or at least on your television rather than a computer! Some of the most powerful vegan documentaries include: Peaceable Kingdom, Earthlings, Vegucated, Meat The Truth, Speciesism, The Witness, A Delicate Balanc, Mad Cowboy, The Cove, Blackfish and Forks Over Knives. Most of these have years of work involved and give an enormous insight into the compelling reasons that a vegan lifestyle is the only way we should be living. 

TODAYS ASSIGNMENT: 
Check out some trailers, synopsis and reviews for these films, either just be searching on youtube, or try these links here here and here. Some of these films like Earthlings have a high level of animal cruelty, so be wary of what you are willing to witness and what you are comfortable with watching. Others such as Forks Over Knives or Live And Let Live contain no animal cruelty scenes at all. Forks Over Knives can be purchased at JB Hifi. Order others online via www.urbangypsyaustralia.com or Amazon. Avoid watching films through pirated video sites as its unethical and doesn't help to support the filmmakers, and we really need them to be able to make more films and fund their impor work :-)

 




NEED SOME MORE ENCOURAGEMENT? 
Check out this very inspiring and beautiful film 'MAKING THE CONNECTION' by the UK Vegan Society (30 mins) --> click here

WANT MORE INFO ABOUT THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOING VEGAN? 
Watch this ground-breaking talk by Dr Near Barnard 'Power Foods For The Brain' (75 mins) --> click here 

 

 



Cassies' recipe idea for day twelve: 

Creamy Brown Lentils and Pistachio Dukkah
Makes 4 serves
Ingredients
3 tbsp nuttelex
1 brown onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup puy (brown) lentils, washed
1 tsp salt
375ml vegetable stock
1 litre water
2 tbsp lemon infused olive oil
Pistachio Dukkah
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
¼ tsp cinnamon, ground
2 tsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp pistachio nuts
1 tsp sea salt
  1. In a saucepan, melt the nuttelex over a medium heat and saute the onion and garlic until softened. Add the lentils and salt and allow to saute for 1 minute.
  2. Pour over the stock and water and allow to simmer over a low heat for 90 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. To make the dukkah, place all ingredients into frypan and toast until fragrant, approximately 6 minutes over a medium heat, stirring constantly. Allow to cool and using a food processor, process until desired consistency is reached. You want to have some small lumps still visible.
  4. Serve the lentils with dukkah and drizzle with lemon olive oil.
     
 

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 TWELVE of your 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge! 
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