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Target and organics

November 10th, 2013

Did you know that Target has been quietly introducing its own organic line, as well as sourcing more organic food items?

http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/09/target-takes-aim-organic-food-dollar/


What is gross to you?

November 9th, 2013

If you’re an omnivore who’s ever been grossed out by a hair in your food, why do you eat dead bodies? ;-)


Some experts discuss how to win at plant-based (vegan) eating.

November 9th, 2013

How to choose the most nutritious, balanced vegan meal plans, what vegan foods to avoid, what vegan foods to choose. What to eat while traveling. Vegan diets for fitness. All covered here:

http://www.precisionnutrition.com/plant-based-roundtable-1

http://www.precisionnutrition.com/plant-based-roundtable-2


Did you know there was a Take Back Our Health Act in 2009?

November 9th, 2013

It failed because there were no monied special interests and lobbyists to push it through.

Its intent was to teach doctors how to prevent illness rather than treat it. For example, with plant-based diets that reverse heart disease, and prevent diabetes. It could have saved us billions.

Today’s rant was inspired by this short video:

http://nutritionfacts.org/video/lifestyle-medicine-treating-the-causes-of-disease/


Bill Clinton is on a vegan diet!

September 20th, 2010

To treat his heart troubles

http://news.yahoo.com/video/us-15749625/21941869


The most delicious cold and flu remedy

November 18th, 2009

For each serving:

in one very large mug, add:

  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 thumb-sized chunk of fresh ginger, grated
  • pour hot water over the garlic and ginger
  • stir in some instant vegetable broth powder
  • stir in 1 TB miso
  • add a pinch of cayenne pepper

Drink, then go to bed.


Depression-era cupcakes, made vegan

March 29th, 2009

When life gives you (an economic) depression, look to your ancestors for inspiration. Thanks to my pal Mimi, I have a lot of Vegenaise (vegan mayonnaise), so I veganized this Southern classic recipe for chocolate cake made with mayonnaise in place of butter and eggs. They came out absolutely beautifully. A tender, delicate crumb, no big air pockets, and they rose higher than most other vegan cake recipes I’ve tried.

vegan cupcakes made with vegenaise

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PETA actually made a good video

January 28th, 2009

Their 30 reasons to become a vegetarian video is not overdone.


Mark Bittman says eat more like a vegan

January 25th, 2009

In Bittman’s latest book he reports that Americans raise and slaughter 10 billion animals each year for consumption, and that we should all decrease consumption of animal products…

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99268166&sc=nl&cc=bn-20090125


Everyone should check out the documentary “Processed People”

January 11th, 2009

You’ll feel better knowing.