Patsy talks popsicles

It’s summer. Hot and sticky in our hemisphere. Houston is a veritable steam bath! But then . . . . you know.

How about something totally cool then — like popsicles? Yessss!

I love popsicles, don’t you? I especially love making popsicles. Vegan ones. Naturally!


We have loads of vegan popsicle recipes here on Tuesday’s Horse.

Go here for all vegan popsicle recipes search results »

Or by individual posts below:

Patriotic Popsicles. One Green Planet.
Patriotic Popsicles. Click image for recipe. Image: One Green Planet.

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Vegan Chai Popsicles. Click image for recipe here on Tuesday's Horse. Image source: Unknown.
Vegan Chai Popsicles. Click image for recipe. Image source: Unknown.

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Watermelon Kiwi vegan popsicles. By Well Vegan.
Vegan watermelon popsicles (and more). Click image for recipe. Image Source: Well Vegan. »

Blackberry Coconut Popsicles. Source image.
Vegan Blackberry Coconut Popsicles. Click for recipe. Source image. »

Help the Planet!

Click to shop The Horse Fund at Zazzle image of custom design paper straws.
Click to shop The Horse Fund at Zazzle image of custom design paper straws.

We can help the planet too by using paper straws instead of something plastic.

Buy artisan paper straws on Zazzle via our Gift Shop link and make money for horses with your purchase »

When you get a chance, take a look here at all the darling ways to use paper straws and repurpose plastic ones. You will be charmed at the super cute ideas people have come up with for kids parties and more.

Thanks horse lovers!

5 Reasons You Should Become a Vegan

Guest post by Amber O’Donnell

5 Reasons You Should Become A Vegan
Advocate from Your Plate. Go Vegan. For Life!

Today, many people are realizing that what they eat not only has an impact on their bodies, but it can also have an impact on the environment.

From eliminating fast food to shopping at farmer’s markets, many people are beginning to make certain lifestyle changes that contribute to a more healthy diet.

One type of diet that is becoming increasingly popular because of this is the vegan diet.

If you have been considering a vegan diet, here are 5 reasons why this type of diet is a good idea.

1. Humane Choices
If you eat meat, dairy products or eggs, you are contributing to the often abusive conditions of farm-raised animals. Each year, thousands upon thousands of animals suffer through the torture of being used for food. By eating vegan, you can help eliminate this abuse. If you choose to become a vegan, you alone will save hundreds of animals a year from being killed in a horrible way.

2. Health
A vegan diet is a healthy diet. People who eat a vegan diet are less likely to develop things like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes because meat can contain things that are bad for a person’s health. When you decide to eat a vegan diet, your health will begin to improve immediately.

3. Save The Environment
If you truly care about helping the environment in every way possible, you must seriously consider becoming vegan. The meat industry not only contributes to pollution, but it is also a contributing factor to climate change. If you want to live an environmentally conscious life, you need to become a vegan.

4. Energy
If you are sick and tired of both looking and feeling drained of energy, you may want to consider becoming a vegan. Not only will a vegan diet give you an amazing amount of energy, but it will also help you look better. Animal products are not only draining on the inside of the body, but these products can also make you look drained on the outside. If you want to look and feel more energized, you should consider changing to a vegan diet.

5. Think About It
When you eat meat, you are also eating things like feces and other gross bodily fluids. According to studies, meat is the leading cause of food poisoning cases. When you eat meat, you are also eating nasty contaminants that can make you very sick. If you want keep nasty contaminants out of your body, try eating a vegan diet.

If you want to eat a diet that is better for both your health and the environment, you may want to consider eating a vegan diet. Not only will a vegan diet make you look and feel healthier, but this type of diet also contributes to the humane treatment of animals. If you truly care about your body and the earth, there is no better lifestyle choice than eating a vegan diet.

Amber O’Donnell writes about health, nutrition & her flower delivery service.