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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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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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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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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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Top 10 Healthy Vegan Valentine’s Day Recipes!

If you read my earlier post Vegan Chocolate Valentine’s Gifts, you know I got my hubby chocolates for Valentine’s Day. I slipped on our Plant-Strong Diet with that one, but it was just a little white slip. I swear! Okay, … Continue reading

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Can you lower your hereditary cholesterol? Naturally?

Originally posted on Anne Sture Tucker:
Yes, absolutely you can! I never thought it would be, because my doctor told me – “young lady, you have the hereditary kind of high cholesterol and that means no matter what you do,…

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Is a Plant-Strong Diet too Extreme?

If you asked me to give up meat and dairy two years ago, I would have laughed. Due to my husband’s health issues, however; I found myself at a Plant-Strong Diet class at Whole Foods Market. The presenter, Gerrie, shared … Continue reading

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Healthy Vegan Bon Bon’s

My husband and I follow Rip Esselstyn’s Plant Strong diet as outlined in The Engine 2 Diet. This is a plant-based diet that consists of fruits, veggies, grains, beans, nuts and seeds. Meat, dairy, sugar and extracted oils are excluded. When … Continue reading

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A Plum good vegan blogger brunch

Originally posted on Sunshine and Slaughter:
A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Celeste from Honk if You’re vegan, and her husband Paul. I’d know of them only online but suggested a get together when I…

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Vegan in Scotland?

I recently met my blogger buddy, Mike and his wife Florence for coffee while they were visiting Florence’s family in Pasadena. It was fun talking with them because they live such an exciting life as world travelers. They refer to … Continue reading

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