Tomatoes, Deadly Nightshade or Super Food?

tomatoes

A tiny minority of people hate tomatoes. Everybody else sees tomatoes as a delicious super healthy food When it comes to tomatoes, I tend to fall in the deadly nightshade camp, because of being arthritic. Experience has proven that one for me. I’m also cautious because of studying Ayurveda, the ancient Vedic health science that […]

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Soy Much Maligned, Nutritious, Useful, Survives & Thrives

Tofu Vegetable Stew

Soy, especially tofu, was really big in the 70s, 80s and into the 90s. But since then, soy has gotten a bad rep, for various reasons, some legit, but mostly not. For many years there has been an anti-soy propaganda campaign, focused on health issues related to soy – with a lot of exaggeration, sketchy […]

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Vegan with a Vengeance Cookbook Giveaway

Vegan with a Vengeance 10th Anniversary Edition

Hey! We’re giving away 2 copies of Vegan w/a Vengeance 10th Anniversary Edition 7 Ways to Win! Enter giveaway from 9/6/2015 through 9/12/2015. Open to residents of U.S. and Canada over 18 only – sorry everybody else! 10 years ago author Isa Chandra Moskowitz of Post Punk Kitchen was making a name for herself by […]

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Win a Copy of The Abundance Diet

The Abundance Diet

We’re giving away 3 copies of The Abundance Diet. Open to U.S. residents only – sorry everybody else! Somer McCowan offers a 28 day weight loss plan to help you lose weight quickly and safely while eating abundantly and never counting calories. The key is a whole food plant based diet of mostly fruit and […]

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Plant Powered Families Cookbook Giveaway

plant based families cookbook by Dreena Burton

Win a Copy! 100+ Kid-Tested Vegan Recipes. U.S. & Canada only If I met a parent who was going vegan with the kids and having a nervous breakdown about what to feed them, worried that they’ll develop malnutrition and child protective services might take them away – and the kids hate vegetables anyway, I’d say: […]

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Pros & Cons of GF Vegan Sourdough Bread Making

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GF sourdough bread is amazing! Since I learned how to make it, my life without bread is OVER! But I want to give you the complete picture, through the eyes of Savvy Vegetarian, before you begin gf sourdough bread making. Pros of GF Sourdough Bread Gluten free sourdough bread tastes wonderful! It’s easy to make […]

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Adventures in Vegan GF Sourdough Bread

gf sourdough bread

Since going GF, we have either had no bread, or expensive inferior gluten free so-called ‘bread’ We eat gluten free tortillas, and gf muffins of course. Orange Oat Muffins from Naturally Sweet & Gluten Free are one of my faves. But sometimes you need toast, you know? Or a vegan grilled cheese sandwich! Just when […]

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American Vegan Shopping, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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When I first went shopping in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I was stunned by the low price of food By food, I mostly mean fresh vegetables & fruit, and minimally processed food like rice and beans. Processed food such as jam or peanut butter, olive oil or pasta is cheaper than in the U.S., but expensive […]

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Nutrition CHAMPS eCookbook Giveaway

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The Veggie Queen’s Guide to Eating & Cooking for Optimum Health, Happiness, Energy & Vitality Enter the Nutrition CHAMPS giveaway BELOW from 10:00 A.M. Feb. 20 thru 11:59 P.M Feb. 22, 2015. The Nutrition CHAMPS giveaway is WORLD WIDE, because it’s an eBook, delivered electronically. Nutrition CHAMPS is a MUST HAVE for anyone who wants […]

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American Vegan Adventures Cooking in Mexico

Seedy Zucchini Rice

I’ve been cooking vegan in Mexico for 3 weeks now, and it has been an adventure! I love Mexico, although some things disturb me – such as the American presence, including my own, and the poverty and destruction due to that presence. But that’s a whole ‘nother post. Right now lets just talk about food. […]

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