Tomatoes, Deadly Nightshade or Super Food?

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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

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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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Win a Copy of The Abundance Diet

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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

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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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Adventures in Vegan GF Sourdough Bread

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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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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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Book Giveaway: Living Candida Free by Ricki Heller

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Restore Health & Vitality with a 3-Stage ACD diet PLUS 100 Fantastic Recipes We’re giving away a free copy of Living Candida Free, Ricki Heller’s latest gem of a book. The Living Candida Free giveaway runs through midnight, Feb. 2, 2015. For U.S. and Canada residents only (sorry everybody else!) Living Candida Free is both […]

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Ernestly Seeking the Truth About the Paleo Diet

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One Canadian Veg’s Reflections on her Paleo Diet Experience Diane Amethyst wrote to vent about her paleo diet experiences, and asked for my insights. I don’t know about insights, but I happened to have a few opinions, and the result was a blog post, Paleo Diet: Fraud, Fad or The Real Deal? – Judith Kingsbury […]

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Paleo Diet: Fraud, Fad or The Real Deal?

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Why is Paleo even a trend? Who makes money from Paleo? I tried Paleo and hated it – M. A. By Judith Kingsbury Dear Savvy Vegetarian, I’m in Canada, so we’re a little “behind the times” with the latest trends. We’re getting inundated with the paleo diet and supposed research about fat and meat and […]

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10 Reasons to Love Lentils – The Other Legume

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Why I Love Lentils & Eat Them All the Time When people say they can’t eat beans, I say, “Have you tried lentils?” There are so many different kinds of legumes (beans & lentils), over 11,000 known varieties. Of course you won’t find that many varieties in your supermarket, but you’ll probably find a dozen […]

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