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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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Luscious Lips the Cruelty-Free Way

I get chapped lips when the weather’s cold which is annoying, painful and NOT luscious. That’s why I carry lip balm with me in the winter. In my lip balm search this year, I discovered that my blogger buddy, Michelle, started a company, Olivia, that … Continue reading

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See You Next Year!

I remember thinking I was so cool as a kiddo when I’d tell my friends, “See you next year,” on the last day school before Christmas vacation. Was it just me? Anyway, this is just a short post to wish … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying Lean Over the Holidays

Not only did I lose weight when I went plant-strong but I’ve kept it off without really trying for the past two years. If you’re following my blog, however; you know that I’ve been posting lots of goodies lately. While … Continue reading

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Got Thanks?

Mr. Showers, my high school biology teacher, was an odd dude. I’ll never forget the time, for example, that he stood on his desk and strummed a guitar while belting out a ditty that started with, “I am a cell, … Continue reading

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Is Your Grocery Store Safe?

I recently discovered the blog, Welcome to Abby’s Kitchen, and love it! Abby’s got lots of great healthy recipes, but I also enjoy reading her thoughts about health care, food and well-being. Her take on these issues is especially powerful since she’s … Continue reading

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Gourmet Cherry Cranberry Rum Sauce (sugar-free)

Last year was my first vegan Thanksgiving and it was also the first year I hosted the holiday. I didn’t yet trust my plant-based cooking skills, so I ordered the food from Whole Foods Market. I’m hosting again this year, … Continue reading

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From Heart Attack to Heart Health

Today I’m sharing my blogger buddy, Susan’s inspirational story about how a Christmas Eve heart attack shattered her family and how they found health and healing through a plant-based diet. When you finish reading, be sure to check out Susan’s … Continue reading

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Who Needs Disneyland? We Went to the Farm Sanctuary!

My omnivore sister, Michelle, drove all the way from San Diego to go with my husband and me to meet my reader, Cowgirl, and her friends at the Los Angeles Farm Sanctuary (thanks sis!). Unfortunately, Michelle had a mix up … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Coconut & Rum Pie – This Blog’s Last Sugar Binge!

Two years ago my husband found out he had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He worried that this was the beginning of the downward spiral to poor health like it had been for his dad. Knowing these issues were … Continue reading

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