Tag Archives: plant-based

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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San Diego’s BEST Vegan Pizza!

I used to love deep dish, super cheesy, sausage and onion Chicago style pizza. Back in the day, I could eat half a large pie like that. No wonder I was a chubby chica! I don’t eat like that anymore, … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Giving Up Dairy

A few weeks ago my sister-in-law, Jeanne, spent a week with my husband and me just after she decided that she wanted to go vegan. We had a great visit with her. It was a blast touring her around SoCal, … Continue reading

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Check Out The Food Revolution 2013 Summit

One of my readers (thanks Antoinette!) sent me info about The Food Revolution 2013 Summit. I checked it out and it looks amazing! Not only that, but it’s online so you don’t have to go anywhere and it’s absolutely FREE. If … Continue reading

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Puttin’ on the Ritz (Orange County)

My husband was out-of-town on Sunday so my sister and I had a ‘girl’s’ day. We started with a bang by having breakfast at the Ritz Carlton Resort, something that I’ve wanted to do forever, but that my husband’s refused … Continue reading

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LA in A Day!

Los Angeles is a city you can spend a year touring and still discover new things. While my sis-in-law, Jeanne, was visiting from the East Coast, however; my husband and I had just one day to show it to her. … Continue reading

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They Say it’s Vegetarian, but…

I didn’t feel like cooking last night, so I went a local Chinese restaurant for take out. While looking over the menu, a friendly employee asked if she could make any suggestions for me. I told her I was vegan … Continue reading

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Ruby’s Diner – Not So Vegan-Friendly

Last Sunday was busy! After having lunch in Beverly Hills at LA Vegan Crepe, my husband and I drove to Ventura to handle an issue with our rental property. On our way home we planned to eat dinner at Zephyr … Continue reading

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Three Reasons You Must Try “Peace Pies” In Ocean Beach

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! More on that in a minute, but first; lunch. After a morning hike in San Diego, my husband and I ate at Peace Pies in Ocean Beach http://peacepies.com/. It’s a tiny place that we had to drive … Continue reading

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