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2014 Issue #1 (PDF)
Beyond Meat Veggie Chicken Strips; Kendal at Oberlin; The Savory Side of Chocolate; Vegan Dishes without Added Oil, Salt, or Sugar; VRG’s 2013 Video Contest Winners; The I-Can’t-Chew Vegan Diet; Do Vegans and Vegetarians Stay Veggie?; Gellan Gum is All Vegetable; Nutrition Hotline: Ways to encourage toddlers to eat vegetables; Help Create a Veggie World

2013 Issue #1 (PDF)
Cooking with Early Spring Greens;What will Vegans and Vegetarians Eat?;Jamaican Ital Cuisine; College Survey;A Vegan in China;Food safety guidelines you should follow when holding a vegan potluck meal;Quick and Easy Beans:Dishes to Warm You from the Inside this Winter;Vegetarian Resource Group’s 2012 Essay Contest Winner;Seven-year-old Colin Vineberg has been vegetarian since he was born.;Marla Rose: An Extraordinary Vegan Activist in Chicago, Illinois.
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2012 Issue #4 (PDF)
Multitude of Mushrooms; How Often Do Americans Eat Vegetarian Meals? And How Many Adults in the U.S. Are Vegetarian?; Vegetarians in the Hospital; VRG Awards $5,000 College Scholarships to High School Seniors in Washington and Iowa; Menu Planning Using the 2010 Dietary Guidelines; Accommodating Vegans in Assisted-Living Facilities; Vitamin C and iron absorption, Southern cooking done vegan-style; Frozen Foods Frenzy; Indie Folk Rock Musician John Darnielle, An Interview by Candice DeForest.
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2012 Issue #3 (PDF)
Celebration Meals; 30 Memorable Activities From The VRG’s 30 Years of Activism; Top Vegan Foods 30 Years Ago Vs. Today; Remember When? VRG volunteers and staff take Amanda J. Gilley down memory lane; Vegan Restaurants Across the USA; Looking Back and Looking Forward Six luminaries consider the vegetarian movement’s past and future; 30 Ways to Celebrate with The VRG Over the Next 30 Years; List of 30th Anniversary Donors; Nutrition Hotline; Note from the Coordinators: The VRG Celebrates 30 Years of Activism; 30 Vegan Meal Ideas Even Non-Vegetarians Will Enjoy!; VRG Teaches Interns About Veganism/Candle 79 Party.
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2012 Issue #2 (PDF)
Beans, Grains, and Vegetables; Starting Veg Clubs on College Campuses; My Vegan Plate; Promoting Food Day and World Vegetarian Day; Recipes from Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants; VRG Member Teaches Animal Law And Ethics to Penn Students; Vegan Cooking Tips: Using Vegan Yogurt; Vegetarian Action: Tina Fox and Vegetarian for Life
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2012 Issue #1 (PDF)
Soy-Free Egg Substitutes; “The Ghetto Vegetarian”; Vegetarian in the Military; Persian Cuisine: Veganized; VJ’s 2011 Essay Contest Winners; Soups of South America; Nutrition Hotline: Sure, some vegan foods provide calcium, but what about other nutrients?; VRG Celebrates 30 Years of Changing Society; Cabbage Concepts; Vegetarian Action: Through the Eyes of a Refugee Vegan Spring Break Trip.
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2011 Issue #4 (PDF)
International Breakfasts; How Often Do Americans Eat Vegetarian Meals? And How Many Adults in the U.S. Are Vegan?; Vegan ‘Soul Food’ for the Holidays; VRG Awards Two $5,000 College Scholarships to High School Activists; Vegan Argentinian Cuisine; Nutrition Hotline: Must tofu be steamed for 5 minutes to kill bacteria? Can I eat spinach and cranberries if I'm on warfarin?
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2011 Issue #3 (PDF)
Chile Sin Carne: A Meat-Free South American Menu; The Market for Vegetarian Foods; Cooking with Fava Beans; Labeling Survey; Polenta Possibilities; Nutrition Hotline: Is it safe for someone who has been diagnosed with diverticulosis to eat nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetable skins, and other foods?
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2011 Issue #2   (PDF)
Peruvian Vegan Cuisine; Implementing Salad Bars in Public Schools; How to Develop and Promote Salad Bars in Primary Schools; Meatless in Moscow; Nutrition Hotline: What are chia seeds, and do they have any dietary benefits? Will going vegan make me gain weight? Which Indian breads are typically vegan?
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2011 Issue #1   (PDF)
A Primer for No-Hassle Dinners at Home; A Soy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Meal Plan; Vegan in a Mexican Household; Wrapping It All Up; 2010 VJ Essay Contest Winner - Second Installment; Nutrition Hotline: Should we avoid feeding soy to our young daughter? How can a vegan gain weight? And tatoes & Gravy for Thanksgiving! what's the difference between the sugar in fruit and the sugar in cookies?
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2010 Issue #4   (PDF)
Have a Panini Party; Do Vegetarians and Vegans Stay Vegetarian?; Baby Boomer Cooking; Students from Hawaii and Virginia Earn Two VRG $5,000 Scholarships; Guatemalan Vegan Cuisine; First Essay Contest Winners; Nutrition Hotline: Should I be concerned about sodium content in canned soups and other products?
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2010 Issue #3   (PDF)
From Veal to Vegan, Creole Style; How Many Youth in the U.S. Are Vegetarian?; Secrets of the Seasonal Vegan; L-Cysteine in McDonald's Pies; Making The Cover; Cooking with Coconut Flour and Sugar; Nutrition Hotline: Is buying food with expired 'sell by' dates safe? And What is autolyzed yeast extract? Is it the same as MSG?
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2010 Issue #2   (PDF)
Vegan Cowboy Cuisine; Organic Farming From the Farmer's Point of View; Factors Involved in Calculating Grain:Meat Ratios; Delightful Eggplant Dishes from the Middle East and North Africa; Cold Salads for Warm Months; Nutrition Hotline: What is gout, and what can I do to lessen the symptoms?
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2010 Issue #1   (PDF)
Camels and Caravans: Cuisine of Afghanistan; The Vegan Teen Athlete; 2009 VRG Scholarship Runner-Up Entry; Matzo Desserts and Vegan Easter Eggs; Seasonal Meals; "My VRG Internship"; VJ's Essay Contest Winners; Alternatives to Meat for a Typical Camp Menu; Nutrition Hotline: Can I be vegetarian if I don't like veggies? And what's wrong with my potato!?
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2009 Issue #4   (PDF)
Edible Vegan Gifts for the Holidays; Vegan Munchies; How Many Vegetarians Are There?; Menu Selection for Vegan Renal Patients; VRG Awards Two $5,000 Scholarships; Calcium Content of Popular Indian Vegetarian Dishes and Ingredients; Nutrition Hotline: Should I take herbal supplements?
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2009 Issue #3   (PDF)
From the Streets to Your Kitchen; A Review of A Sacred Duty; Selecting Menus for Cancer Patients; A Sample Meal Plan If You Are Eating at Restaurant Chains; Nutrition Hotline: How many children are vegetarian? Why do nutritional values for greens seem to vary so much? And which foods are best for vegans with herpes zoster? Read Issue Online »

2009 Issue #2   (PDF)
Raw Southwestern Cuisine; FAQs About Vitamin D; VRG Nutrition Interns Develop Protein/Calorie Supplement for Vegans; Super Savory Pancakes; Texture Alterations for Vegan Diets; Nutrition Hotline: What are the nutritional benefits of consuming flax seeds?
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2009 Issue #1   (PDF)
A Relaxing Weekend Brunch; "Teach..Your Children Well.."; Cooking with Maple Syrup; The Vegetarian Solution to Water Pollution; Rising Food Prices: What's a Vegan to Do?; VJ's Essay Contest Entry; Nutrition Hotline: What are the differences between whole wheat and gluten-free flours? Also, do all of these foods supplemented with iron pose a risk for my preschooler? Read Issue Online »

2008 Issue #4   (PDF)
Vegan Roots; VRG finds the top restaurant chains for vegetarians; Patra; VRG Awards Two $5,000 Scholarships; Gelatin: Sometimes Kosher But Still Not Typically Vegetarian; VJ's Essay Contest Winner; Nutrition Hotline: How common are soy allergies? And is consuming soy bad for adults?
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2008 Issue #3   (PDF)
Dried Fruit; An Update on Rennet; Vegan Cheese: New and Improved Versions; "How Many People Order Vegetarian Meals When Eating Out?"; Lower Budget Vegan Items to Serve in Institutional Settings; Vegetarianism in Policital Magazines; Nutrition Hotline: links between acne and vegetarian diet?
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2008 Issue #2   (PDF)
The Rich Flavors of African Cuisine; VJ's Guide to Vegan Burgers and Dogs; Cheese-Less Sauces; Veggie Options at Quick-Service Restaurant Chains; VJ's Winning Student Essay; Nutrition Hotline: What can vegetarians do to maximize their weight loss efforts?
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2008 Issue #1   (PDF)
Cheesecake; An Updated Guide to Soy, Rice, Nut, and Other Non-Dairy Milks; Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About L-Cysteine; Vegan Fare from India; Veggie-Friendly Literature for Kids; Vegan Rocker Ted Leo; Nutrition Hotline: What are plant sterols, and what effect do they have on the our diet?
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2007: Issue #1   (PDF) | Issue #2   (PDF) | Issue #3   (PDF) | Issue #4   (PDF)
2006: Issue #1 | Issue #2 | Issue #3 | Issue #4
2005: Issue #1 | Issue #2 | Issue #3 | Issue #4
2004: Issue #1 | Issue #2 | Issue #3 | Issue #4
2003: Issue #1 | Issue #2 | Issue #3 | Issue #4
2002: Issue #1 | Issue #2 | Issue #3 | Issue #4
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2000: January, March, May, July, September, November
1999: January, March, May, July, September, November
1998: January, March, May, July, September, November
1997: January, March, May, July, September, November
1996: January, March, May, July, September, November
1995: January, March, May, July, September, November
1994: January, March, May, July, September, November
1993: July, September, November


Vegetarian Journal is published by The Vegetarian Resource Group, a non-profit organization that educates the public about vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger.

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Articles originally indexed by John Davis.

Updated through July 1997 by Jeanie Freeman.