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Vegan Maple Bars!

I learned some unhealthy habits from my dad such as constant chewing of Doublemint Gum, having a little coffee in my morning cream and sugar, putting peanut butter on and in EVERYTHING (including meatloaf!) and indulging regularly on maple bars. … Continue reading

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Does Chipotle Really Care About Animals?

My blogger buddy, Mike, sent me this link about Chipotle’s popular infomercial and asked me what I thought of it. The link highlights Chipotle’s anti-factory-farming-stance and their “food with integrity” mission statement. Some of you might be interested in my … Continue reading

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Fresh Pork Sausage Prank – I’m Not Laughing!

My friend, Ivonne, sent me a link to a candid camera style video. The setup was in a supermarket where a guy gave customers samples of cooked sausage and then tried to get them to buy fresh sausage that he … Continue reading

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Seabirds Kitchen – OC’s New Vegan Hot Spot!

My ex-husbands main sustenance was Doritos, M & M’s, fast food and Mountain Dew. I didn’t eat healthfully back then either, but at least I ate my veggies. My ex hated all veggies except for Brussels sprouts, the one veggie … Continue reading

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A Better Almond Milk?

I stopped cold when I saw Califia Farms Almond Milk at Whole Foods yesterday. I’d tasted this brand at Timeless Coffee, a vegan coffee shop in Piedmont, California and it was the best almond milk I’d ever had. Since taste … Continue reading

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How to Feed the Hungry and Help Animals

I was asked a dozen times by store clerks over November and December if I wanted to donate money to provide a holiday meal for a poor family. It tugged at my heart strings to think of people being hungry … Continue reading

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Never Be Afraid to Do What’s Right!

“Never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – Martin … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Eating Eggs and Dairy?

In September I had the pleasure of meeting my blogger buddy, Jean, in person. While chatting over a meal at The Plum Bistro, Jean shared how her mom went vegan. I already knew her mom, Carmen, from her blog Fashionable Over 50 and I … 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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Don’t Fear the Tofurky!

Until going vegan two years ago, I never considered the lives of the animals I ate. I think this is how it is for most of us who grow up eating meat. It’s what we learned to do and we … Continue reading

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