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Gratitude

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything. – Thich Nhat Hanh Advertisements

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Key Lime Pie (and a Little Whisky) Convince Mike to Go Vegan

Mike from Applecore was one of my first blog followers. Despite the fact that he wasn’t vegan, he liked my posts and commented often. I started following him too and we became good blogger buddies. When I found out Mike … Continue reading

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Lentil and Beetroot Burgers – A.K.A ‘Beetburgers’ with a Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Originally posted on Bunny Kitchen:
I love burgers. Veggie, of course. I love how they can be so filling and hearty yet be full of such goodness. When I’m trying to shift some pounds, I know a good homemade burger…

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 60-Second Guide to a Plant-Based Diet

When I first transitioned to a plant-based diet, I spent a tremendous amount of time educating myself. I took cooking classes, read books, listened to podcasts and even worked with a plant-based nutritionist. I did this for months! Not everyone … Continue reading

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Falling in love with Vegetables

Originally posted on Plant Based 123:
I don’t really care what you are deciding to do with your life or diet. If I can get you to try more varieties of veggies and buy fruit you never have tasted at the…

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Chicago’s Mayor Champions the Engine 2 Diet!

I was excited when one of my readers (thanks Deborah!) sent me a link about how Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, asked his city’s residents to consider a vegan diet to improve their health. What’s more, he specifically endorsed The Engine … Continue reading

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10 Vegan Friendly San Diego Restaurants

The Vegan Wannabe recently asked me if I knew of any good vegan restaurants in San Diego. My answer is YES! Here are 10 places I recommend. If you want the full shebang (great ambiance, amazing food, wine), then Muzita Bistro is … Continue reading

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A Cookie Conundrum

My mother-in-law’s birthday is this Sunday. Since she’s recently shown interest in a plant-based diet, I talked my husband into getting her the book, Eat to Live, as a gift. This didn’t seem like enough to give her for her … Continue reading

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Is Cancer Preventable?

Several months ago my neighbor’s son was diagnosed with leukemia. Although I’ve never met him – I feel for him. Cancer scares the crap out of me, and I can only imagine the hell he’s living through. What’s more, it’s … Continue reading

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Pineapple-Banana Green Smoothie

My sister-in-law, Jeanne, is visiting from Boston this week, and we’re going to have a fab time touring SoCal and eating vegan. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not pushing my diet on her. Jeanne wants to go plant-based to lose … Continue reading

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