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Tofu Feta

                            If you’re a runner you may be familiar with his name.  But if you are a vegan/vegetarian runner you know about Scott Jurek.  He runs 50 … Continue reading

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Red Lentils with Salsa Verde

Staring into my pantry the other day I realized  that lately I have been slacking off in the bean and lentil department.  Fresh fruits and veggies….oh yes, nuts and oats…frequently for breakfast and snacks, my staples of peanut butter and … Continue reading

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Got (the Facts on) Milk?

I was poking around the library the other day when I came across a milk documentary.  How I had not heard of this, I have no idea.  It’s no secret that I am anti-dairy, so I borrowed it, watched it … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners

I often get questions about artificial sweeteners.  People want to know if they are okay.  Many use them regularly with no negative consequences, while others experience headaches and various other unpleasant effects.  Listen to your body.  If you don’t feel … Continue reading

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Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz Show today (June 4)

Please watch or set your DVR for the Dr. Oz show today! Dr. Oz show Dr. Fuhrman is the author of one of my favorite books to recommend to people who want to take control of their health–Eat to Live.  … Continue reading

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Green Tea…Supplements vs A Nice Hot Cup

I’m partial to food.  Real, actual food.  Miraculous creations that grow from the earth and that you eat and drink.  I am not so much into pills.  Supplements aren’t real food and after working in the supplement industry for many … Continue reading

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I Feel Connected to the World

The American professional boxer Timothy Bradley just explained in this article exactly how I feel about being vegan.  He is eating a vegan diet prior to an upcoming bout against world-renowned champion Manny Pacquiao in order to (hopefully)  win the big … Continue reading

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Soapy Milk and Toxic Apples

Soapy Milk, Toxic Apples:  India’s Sour Food Safety Record This article really caught my attention.  Party because I’ve always wanted to travel to India but mostly because it has to do with my favorite subject:  food.  It’s not a pleasant … Continue reading

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Cherry-Almond Quinoa Muffins

  I used to make muffins a lot but I’ve gotten out of the habit.  I love them and homemade muffins are something I tend to overeat.  But I came across this really interesting recipe from Veganomicon for muffins that … Continue reading

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Ray Rice and Ray Lewis Love Their Chia Seeds

The NFL’s Top-Secret Seed It’s funny– I have to constantly remind myself that what seem like normal, everyday foods to me– favorites such as quinoa, dates, tahini, lentils, kale and…CHIA SEEDS– are usually foreign to the average American that I … Continue reading

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