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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 Chocolate Valentine’s Gifts

My husband and I cheated on our plant-strong diet too much over the holidays, mostly on sugar. We’ve been back on track since New Year’s, however; so I decided to treat my hubby with chocolate for Valentine’s Day. An occasional … Continue reading

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Dinner Disaster or Third Time’s a Charm

It was chilly the other day so I made a big pot of white bean and kale soup. My husband had to work later than expected, so I picked up the pot to put it in the fridge for later. … Continue reading

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California Girls

Originally posted on fashion with compassion:
No wonder the Beach Boys wrote a song about them: this is Celeste, a beauty from California! I have been following Celeste’s blog since March. She is a lovely and compassionate person. This is…

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7 Simple Steps to Superior Health

My husband and I are in Boston this week, so I’ve decided to repost some oldie but goodie posts while I’m away. I look forward to catching up with everyone when I get home. Have a beautiful week! 7 Simple … Continue reading

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Nourishing?

“In the next ten years, one of the things you’re bound to hear is that animal protein is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal … Continue reading

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Healthy Vegan Bon Bon’s

My husband and I follow Rip Esselstyn’s Plant Strong diet as outlined in The Engine 2 Diet. This is a plant-based diet that consists of fruits, veggies, grains, beans, nuts and seeds. Meat, dairy, sugar and extracted oils are excluded. When … Continue reading

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Whole Has Launched!

The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. It’s a powerful book! It was one of the key books that moved me to adopt a plant-based diet. I just learned … 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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Milk…It Does a Body Bad!

I recently watched a re-run of the show, Frasier, where Roz is pregnant and has a meltdown after realizing that she’s run out of milk. “I’m going to be a terrible mother,” she cries to Frasier. Not knowing what’s upset … Continue reading

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