Tag Archives: My Beef with Meat

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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Chocolate Dipped Pecan Biscotti

  “Biscotti are best dipped in wine.” – Rose, my Italian mother-in-law My Italian maternal grandmother served an assortment of fresh-baked cookies when my family visited. There were always biscotti, but I rarely ate them because the other cookies were … Continue reading

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Plant-tastic Journey!

“The longer I’ve been on this “plant-tastic” journey, the more I realize how inexcusable it is that we eat animals. It’s terrifyingly pathetic, sad, and completely unnecessary.” – Rip Esselstyn as quoted in My Beef with Meat

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They’d Like You to Believe That it’s “Cowcium”

I’ve been wanting to read Rip Esselstyn’s My Beef With Meat ever since it came out, and I finally found the time on my recent flight to Seattle. It was a good read! I’ll review it soon, but for today I’d … Continue reading

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