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Start Your Gardens

          This is going to be the year!  I am determined to grow more of my own vegetables.  Every year we give growing plants a good try and we get a few things.  But to be … Continue reading

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Forest Bathing

Do you spend enough time in nature? I find it ironic that I can go for an hour walk in the woods and not come across a human soul, but I can drive by a Dunkin Donuts and see a … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Vegan Food

I can now cross San Francisco off my list of places to visit.  But I am going to go ahead and put it back on because I want to go back!  It may not top Newport, RI as my favorite … Continue reading

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Enough with Artificial Additives: Subway is Making Progress

I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with seeing strange, un-foodlike words on ingredient lists.  My solution to this problem is to buy as much food as I can without ingredient lists– or to make sure the ingredients … Continue reading

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Our Recent Fall Harvest

Sweet potatoes and Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem artichokes)! Has anyone grown their own sweet potatoes or sunchokes?  If you are looking for a couple of easy foods to grow, I recommend trying these.  This was our first year with the sunchokes … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Halloween Candy

By now most of us have bought our bags of mini candies, ready to hand out to the trick-or-treaters who will be at our doors tomorrow night.  You may be experiencing a sense of anxiety having all that sugar at … Continue reading

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Weird Meal Wednesday: Butternut Coconut Ginger Soup and Asparagus with Creamy Ranch Dressing

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a Weird Meal Wednesday.  I’ve been eating plenty of weird meals but sometimes they seem, well, a little boring. I tend to eat a lot of the same things over and over.  … Continue reading

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Weird Meal Wednesday: A Plateful of Veggies with a Side of Chocolate

  No, that is not Velveeta.  It’s Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Sauce with some nutritional yeast blended in for a protein and a cheezy boost.  Welcome to episode 4 of Weird Meal Wednesdays.  This is where I show you examples … Continue reading

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New Article Links and a Peek Around the Yard

I have been slacking on my blog but I have been busy with other projects–one of them writing articles for the San Francisco Gate Healthy Eating section (an online newspaper).  Take a look at a few recent additions: Healthy Snacks … Continue reading

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This is Why I am Not a Baker

Once upon a time my dream was to have my own vegan bakery.  I have always loved sweets and when I first went vegan it was rare to find cookies, cakes, muffins, and other desserts that had no eggs or … Continue reading

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