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Renovated Juice Bar: Come in for some rejuvenation!

The Newly Renovated Eternity Juice Bar Need something healthy on the go? Eternity Juice Bar has you covered. Stop in for a grab and go lunch that's both nutritious and delicious. Now serving hot ...
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Thanksgiving Catering

Thanksgiving Catering Anyone who thinks that Thanksgiving is "Turkey Day" hasn't had our Vegan Style Stuffed Duck. Made with bean curd, stuffed with cornbread dressing, and topped with ...
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Vegetable Soup Recipe

Vegetable Soup Ingredients: 1 ½ gallon water 1 ½ c mixed vegetables 2 c white potatoes (diced medium) 1 ½ tsp sea salt 2 tbsp granulated garlic 2 tbsp onion powder 1 ½ tsp ...
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Recipe for Cornbread

Recipe for Cornbread Ingredients: 4 cups Cornmeal 1/2 cup Soy Flour (heaping) 1/2 cup Wheat Germ 2 tbsp Baking Powder (heaping) 1/2 cup Earth Balance Buttery Spread - Oil or Sticks 2 cups Soy Milk 2 ...
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Fall into Soup Season

Nothing takes the chill out of the air like a bowl of soup. At Original Soul Vegetarian we make our soup fresh daily with only the best ingredients. Everything is 100% plant-based and chemical-free, ...
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Recipe for Kale Greens

. Recipe of the Week: Kale Greens Ingredients: 12 cups of kale ¼ cup of liquid aminos ½ cup of olive oil 1 medium tomato ½ cup diced onion 1 tbsp onion powder 2 garlic cloves ...
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Tips to Staying Healthy This Fall

It's officially fall which means the onset of colorful leaves, cooler weather, and some great new menu items at Original Soul Vegetarian. Another byproduct of the weather change? Cold season. ...
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Falafel: Delicious and Nutritious

Sandwich of the Week: Falafel This week only: enjoy a free side salad when you order the falafel sandwich. This Mediterranean inspired sandwich will be sure to delight your taste buds and fuel your ...
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Football is Back!

LIONS and Tigers and BEARS! Oh my! Fall football is back! Every Monday and Thursday night and all day Sunday, we'll be converting the backroom of the restaurant to a sports fan paradise. With a ...
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Gearing up for Game Day!

Football season is fast approaching and, like many Chicagoans, you're probably starting to make plans for where you'll watch the kick off this season. Whether you're cheering for the Da ...
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Learn How to Make Tofu!

Community Cooking Class: We Cook, We Eat Enjoy eating vegan at Original Soul Vegetarian and want to do it at home? Already eat vegan at home but want to learn some Original Soul Vegetarian recipes? We ...
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Spinach the Super Food!

Daily Dish at Eternity Juice Bar: Sesame Spinach You may have heard spinach be referred to as a "superfood." But, like many, you might wonder "What does that actually mean? Why is it so ...
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5 Interesting Facts About Vegetarianism/Veganism

There are many interesting facts about vegetarianism and veganism but here are five for now. Eat well, live well. Your health is your wealth. According to the American Dietetic Association (ADA) a ...
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Saturday August 9th We're Cooking Up a Storm

Vegan Soul Food Here at Original Soul Vegetarian we serve vegan soul food because we believe that your health is your wealth and that food is medicine. Being vegan is associated with positive health ...
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TGIF: Great Eats at the Restaurant and Juice Bar!

Happy Friday Everyone! Check out today's specials... Eternity Juice Bar Dish of the Day is Bean Curd Salad. $1 off if you order it today! Original Soul Vegetarian Restaurant Dinner Special: Vegan ...
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Crazy for Carrots: Health Benefits

Quick Eats at Eternity Juice Bar Carrot Supreme: Yesterday's Dish of the Day At Eternity Juice Bar we try to make healthy food quick and accessible to you. That's why we have "grab and ...
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Tasty Tofu: Why it's Good for You

Jerkfu Wrap When cooked right, tofu is quite delicious (as evidenced by our Jerkfu Wrap pictured above). In addition, tofu is also really good for you! Derived from soybeans, tofu serves as a great ...
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Restaurant Philosophy

Your Health is Your Wealth At Original Soul Vegetarian, we take a lot of pride in our food. Everything is made fresh daily and we use ingredients that are plant-based and chemical-free. We believe ...
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Is Meat the New Tobacco?

After decades of Big Tobacco marketing cigarettes as glamorous, the tide has finally turned. Smoking is generally recognized to be linked to all kinds of negative health outcomes including a shorter ...
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How to Stock a Vegan Pantry

For people considering going vegan, stocking a pantry can be a daunting task. So here's a little cheat sheet guide (although by no means an exhaustive list) to get you started. Grains. Pasta, ...
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Seitan: Satisfying Vegans, Vegetarians, and Omnivores Alike

Contrary to popular misconception, being a vegan isn't just about consuming salads. It means eating full, balanced, plant-based and animal-free meals. When done right, meat substitutes (such as ...
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Combating Climate Change with Veganism

Most people have gotten on board with global warming being a real phenomenon (although the onset of the polar vortex brought about some debates and doubts). But with the acknowledgement of the ...
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Bananas for Bananas: 5 Reasons to Eat Them

Today's ice cream flavor of the day is banana. Here at Original Soul Vegetarian we carefully select all of our ingredients to make sure that our food not only tastes good but is good for you. ...
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5 Reasons to Go Vegan

Five Reasons to Go Vegan You've probably heard before that "you are what you eat." What does that really mean? Well for one thing, every 35 days your skin replaces itself and makes new ...
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Difference Between Being a Vegan and a Vegetarian

Original Soul Vegetarian has been serving delicious vegan soul food before "being vegan" was even a thing in Chicago. For thirty-three years we've been pioneering and providing vegan ...
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