Tag Archives: health

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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Vegan Meetup Love!

I was recently invited to be a guest speaker at the Inland Empire Vegan Meetup. Due to speech anxiety, I wanted to say, “No”, but instead I blurted, “Sure!” I’m glad I agreed, however; because the members were so welcoming … 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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I Don’t Miss It!

Hey all! I’m still on vacation and I wasn’t planning to post until I got home, but I miss you guys. By the way, I’m SO sorry that I haven’t been keeping up with reading blogs lately, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying Lean Over the Holidays

Not only did I lose weight when I went plant-strong but I’ve kept it off without really trying for the past two years. If you’re following my blog, however; you know that I’ve been posting lots of goodies lately. While … 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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Is Your Grocery Store Safe?

I recently discovered the blog, Welcome to Abby’s Kitchen, and love it! Abby’s got lots of great healthy recipes, but I also enjoy reading her thoughts about health care, food and well-being. Her take on these issues is especially powerful since she’s … Continue reading

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