Tag Archives: Engine 2 Diet


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

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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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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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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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