Category Archives: Health

A Guarenteed Way to Lose Weight (but I Don’t Recommend It)

A week ago I shared that I was going on a 21-Day Diet. My report for the first week is that I lost a lot of weight – yea! I can’t credit my will power, however. I lost the weight … Continue reading

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A 21-Day Diet!

When my husband and I first started following a Plant Strong Diet based on fruits, veggies, grains, nuts, seeds and beans, we both lost a lot of weight. Over time, however; my husband got too thin so I increased the … 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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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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It’s My Blogiversary!!!

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for a year – it’s been so much fun! As much as I enjoy sharing recipes and writing posts about my plant-based journey what I love most about my blog is YOU! Yes, you, my … Continue reading

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Should You Go Raw?

When my husband and I transitioned to a plant-based diet, we had fun trying the vegan eateries in our area. One of the first ones we went to was 118 Degrees in Costa Mesa. On our drive to the restaurant, … Continue reading

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Uncouped!

On New Year’s Day my sister told me that she and her partner were going vegan for the new year. I was SO excited that my lifestyle had finally rubbed off on them. I knew this would help them with … Continue reading

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Raw Chocolate Brownie.

Originally posted on brickiepedia:
Sometimes I think I like to punish myself – by making ridiculously delicious things and then attempting not to eat them all in one sitting. Yeah, this is probably the silliest thing I’ve done in a…

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A Better Almond Milk?

I stopped cold when I saw Califia Farms Almond Milk at Whole Foods yesterday. I’d tasted this brand at Timeless Coffee, a vegan coffee shop in Piedmont, California and it was the best almond milk I’d ever had. Since taste … Continue reading

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