Tag Archives: healthy eating

How to Change the World

When I know someone’s trying to sell me something, whether it be cleaning supplies, a timeshare or a religious perspective, I shut down. I don’t want someone else telling me what to believe or how to spend my money. Yet, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Why we blog.. Honk If You’re Vegan

My good blogger friend, Elaine from the blog Foodbod, recently interviewed me about why I blog and posted it today. Since it’s ALL ABOUT ME (hehe), I had to share it. I have to admit, however; that it’s hard for … Continue reading

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Vegin’ Out in Ventura County

I recently got back from nine days of lounging on the beach. Not really. I was on a trip and I was near the ocean, but I never stepped onto the sand. In reality, I was scrubbing and painting the … Continue reading

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The Lamb That Changed My Life!

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about my thoughts on starting a nonprofit group that feeds vegan food to the hungry. Maybe I’ll do it someday, but so far I’m all talk. John from Vegan Hills, however; is … 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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