Author Archives: celestedimilla

About celestedimilla

Hey there. I’m Celeste, California girl, writer, psychotherapist and burgeoning plant-based foodie.

Jane Goodall Inspiration

Jane Goodall, the inspirational primatologist who is credited for her efforts in the field of chimpanzee research and protection, recently turned 80. But age isn’t holding this chica down, she continues to lecture all over the world and recently released … Continue reading

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Vegan Easter Candy!!!

I have a serious sweet tooth, so I thought I’d never be able to follow a Plant Strong Diet because it doesn’t allow sugar. But giving up sugar was easier than I thought it would be, mostly thanks to medjool … Continue reading

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Recipes to Make You Say, “YES!” to Vegan Cheese

My mom, my blogger friend, Mike, and countless others have told me that they can’t go vegan because they could never give up cheese. I get where they’re coming from – I was there. I found, however; that giving up … Continue reading

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Why Go Vegan? Isn’t Being a Vegetarian Enough?

My new blogger friend, Margaret, asked me why she should go vegan if she can get eggs and dairy from humanely raised sources. I thought I’d share my answer to her, and I’d love to hear what others of you … Continue reading

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Why we blog.. Honk If You’re Vegan

My good blogger friend, Elaine from the blog Foodbod, recently interviewed me about why I blog and posted it today. Since it’s ALL ABOUT ME (hehe), I had to share it. I have to admit, however; that it’s hard for … Continue reading

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Vegin’ Out in Ventura County

I recently got back from nine days of lounging on the beach. Not really. I was on a trip and I was near the ocean, but I never stepped onto the sand. In reality, I was scrubbing and painting the … Continue reading

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The Lamb That Changed My Life!

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about my thoughts on starting a nonprofit group that feeds vegan food to the hungry. Maybe I’ll do it someday, but so far I’m all talk. John from Vegan Hills, however; is … Continue reading

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7 Healthy Vegan St. Patty’s Day Recipes

Who says you have to eat corned beef and cabbage on St. Patty’s Day? Here’s a selection of veganized and healthied up traditional Irish dishes as well as some fun green fare that will make any Irish eyes smile. Lucky … Continue reading

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How Do Vegans Get Protein?

When considering going vegan, my husband’s biggest fear (surprise, surprise) was, “How will I get enough protein?” I haven’t written a lot about protein and veganism, but it’s an important issue that came to my mind today when Uncle Guacamole, … Continue reading

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Cute Cat Photo and Quote of the Day

I’ve been on vacation and have lots to share, but I need a catch up day today. So instead of writing a post, I’m sharing a quote from Do Dogs and Cats Have the Right to Live? It’s short but packs a punch. … Continue reading

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