The 30-Day Vegan Challenge!

Here’s a great opportunity to get support with some new habits that will improve your health, decrease the suffering of animals, and improve the health of the planet, too!   If you’ve been considering eating a more plant-based diet, you will want to check out this program being offered by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, called The 30-Day […]

The Joy of Conscious Eating!

I just listened to author and speaker, Colleen Patrick-Goodreau speaking on the Veganpalooza program.  She is the author of one of my favorite cookbooks, The Joy of Vegan Baking. Patrick-Goodreau is so clear and articulate in speaking about the joy of conscious eating!  She reminds us that veganism is not some new and radical trend. […]


Thought you might like to hear about Veganpalooza 2012!   This is a free telesummit offering an array of informational topics by well-known vegetarian and vegan enthusiasts. Bo Rinaldi, a local, best-selling author and owner of the Blossoming Lotus restaurants, plus 30 other healers and natural food advocates will be offering their expertise and inspiration […]

The Protein Question!

One question that often comes up when talking with people about eating a plant-based diet is, “how do you get enough protein?”   It’s a good question because, as the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine writes in it’s article entitled, The Protein Myth,  “protein is an important nutrient required for the building, maintenance, and repair […]

Say Goodbye to SAD

For decades, many of us believed we were taking care of our bodies by eating according to the Standard American Diet (SAD).  Unfortunately, there are many sad consequences to the Standard American Diet, due to the dependence on animal products. In Whitewash:  The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health, nutritionist Joseph Keon, Ph.D., […]