Browsing All posts tagged under »vegetarian diet«

Easy Vegan Nutrition Check

December 30, 2010

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You may wonder how to sift through all the competing facts and fiction to find out exactly how nutritious a vegan diet is. Some sources say that it is low in protein, others say it lacks important vitamins and minerals. Who do you listen to, your doctor? A nutritionist? The health food store vitamin expert? […]

Vegans Visit Vegas

December 24, 2010

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Las Vegas Strip… My 7 year old son and I are in Las Vegas over the holidays. We have been enjoying the warm desert weather and looking at the palm trees. After being here for a little while, I decided that it was time to find some vegans to hang out with. I checked on […]

When Friends Fade Over Food

December 17, 2010

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For those who make a transition in their life, feeling discomfort among friends is unfortunately quite common. I watched a friend lose many of her pals when her income level increased. Lots of people notice a shift in friends when they get married or have children. Does it have to be that way for vegans?

98% Vegan

December 9, 2010

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Nobody is 100% anything all of the time, and the same works in reverse: no one is 100% NOT something, either. Even determined meat-eaters are known to eat vegan fare on occasion...(read more...)

Simple Pumpkin Pudding

November 15, 2010

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There are so many great websites with wonderful vegan recipes that I figure the topic of tasty dishes is best left to the experts. Every once in a while, however, I stumble upon a recipe that is just too simple and delicious to keep to myself.

Cowschwitz of California

October 15, 2010

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In the mid 1980’s, I had a job driving 18 wheelers half way to Los Angeles from the San Francisco Bay Area and back. Five nights a week, twice each shift, I went past Harris Ranch in Coalinga, California. At the time, I was reading up on European history and watching documentaries on the WWII […]

Is Your Kitchen Safe?

August 11, 2010

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When people ask me why I don’t eat meat, I often think about Stephanie Smith. You may recall that her story was on the front page of the New York Times last year. She is the young woman who became paralyzed for life at the age of 22 from eating a hamburger patty. Now that […]