Today was our 8 year veganiversary

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  • Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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    Today was our 8 year veganiversary. Eight years, and my how things have changed. When we first went vegan, we bought most of our staples at Whole Foods or the “hippie” store a few towns away. Gradually, we noticed vegan options were popping up at Trader Joe’s and our local chain grocery store, Ralph’s. (Yes, […]

    Thanksgiving

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  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014
  • Thanksgiving has always been a special day in our house. Once we became vegan, our menu was mostly the same, simply veganized and minus the turkey. Over the years we’ve tried a wide variety of turkey substitutes, but our absolute favorite is the Gardein Holiday Roast. It is supposed to serve 8, but even though […]

    98 Year Old Vegan Doctor

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  • Thursday, June 26, 2014
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    This video is an interview with Dr. Ellsworth Wareham. Dr. Wareham is retired cardiothoracic surgeon. He retired when he was 95 years old. He is currently 98 years old. He is also a vegan.  He has been a vegan since his 50’s. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity, and he points to Loma […]

    Where to vegans get their protein from?

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  • Thursday, June 19, 2014
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    “Where do you get your protein from” This is the first question most vegans are asked. Our friend at bitesizevegan.com presents a video which seeks to answer this question. She presents numerous protein sources for vegan. “Despite the advertising hype from the meat and dairy industries, humans require an extraordinarily low amount of protein in […]

    How to become a vegan

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    If you are looking to become a vegan, here’s a video from brownvegan.com that offers you some nice tips and options which will help you to transition from being an omnivore to becoming a vegan.

    21 cases of salmonella result in chia seed powder recall

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  • Saturday, June 14, 2014
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    Many of you are aware that we have discussed the issues regarding Vega’s products. Below is an article from the Chicago Tribune about salmonella found in various powders, including chia seed powder. This has resulting in many recalls. Some of the products being recalled are from Navitas Naturals, Brands Williams-Sonoma Inc, Green Smoothie Girl and […]

    Meow Meow Tweet Relief Balm

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  • Thursday, May 8, 2014
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    When I was a child, whenever I had a bad cold, mom would get out the Vicks VapoRub and rub it all over my chest and throat at bedtime so that I, and the rest of the family, would be able to get some sleep. As an adult, I hadn’t used the stuff in many […]

    VEGA Doing a Promo at Whole Foods

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  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    Is there STILL a problem with the VEGA line of protein powder? Many of you have written in our prior article about VEGA to us expressing your concerns about the issues that you were continuing to have with their products. While many of you have mentioned unpleasant experiences, Jane and I never had a physical […]