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All The Blogs -- March 2010

Bryanna Clark Grogan

PASTIERA NAPOLITANA VEGAN (NEAPOLITAN EASTER GRAIN & "RICOTTA" PIE)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 31, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: easter, Easter pie, Neapolitan grain and ricotta Easter pie, Pastiera Napolitana, rice

A reader wrote to me a couple of weeks ago: "Do you have any vegan recipes for the Italian wheat and rice pies that are served on Easter morning along with the frittata that my Grandma used to make? Thank...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Pasta fa' Julieanna

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | March 29, 2010 | Food

Read More: balsamic vinegar, fresh herbs, Julieanna Hever, pasta, Plant-Based Dietitian, quick healthy meals, spinach

When the moon hits the sky like a big pizza pie...it's Pasta fa' Julieanna... Last minute quick fix for pasta lovers...my problem is that I can't just eat one portion! Herb-y and balsamic-y...this dish is a real treat! Plus, we...

Chef AJ

John Mackey is putting the WHOLE back into Whole Foods

Chef AJ | March 27, 2010 | Food

I recently had the privelege of teaching for a week in Austin, Texas at the invititation of my good friend, Rip Esselstyn (author of bestselling book "The Engine 2 Diet".  The event was part of the "E2/Whole Foods Immersion Program". ...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What The Abusive Health Care Reform Name-Calling Can Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 27, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: abuse, communication, healing, health care reform, personal relationships, trust

Last week, amidst the health care reform debate and vote, a segment of protesters, having felt betrayed by their government, filled with rage, resentments, and distrust, verbally assaulted a number of government officials with abusive name-calling. Fearing for their...

Vegparadise Blog

Veganizing Easter and Passover

Vegparadise Blog | March 25, 2010 | Food

Read More: Easter, History

Easter and Passover share many common threads. Each of the holidays connects Christian and Jewish people throughout the world to their spiritual roots, brings families and friends together, and celebrates the occasion by preparing foods that are part of a...

Pam Popper PhD

Encouraging a New Doctor Patient Relationship

Pam Popper PhD | March 25, 2010 | Health

Read More: Decision making, Doctors, Health, Health care, Medicine, Participatory Medicine, Research, Society for Participatory Medicine

I recently found out about a new organization that promotes better dialog between health care professionals and their patients. The Society for Participatory Medicine is open to both practitioners and individuals.  I decided to join myself, even though the group...

Chef AJ

T. Colin Campbell needs your help

Chef AJ | March 24, 2010 | Health

T. Colin Campbell has often been asked his opinion about the Atkins 'movement' and finally has written a brief commentary as a critique of the new Atkins book, now in stores and on-line at Amazon.com. The book is titled...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

PANELLE: SOUTHERN ITALIAN "CHICKPEA FRIES'" (WITH LESS OIL!)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 20, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: besan, chickpea flour, panelle, panelli, panisse

I love chickpeas and chickpea flour. One of the tastiest, cheapest, easiest snacks (or sides) in the world is an ancient recipe from Southern Italy, called panelle or panelle di ceci (panelli or paneddi in Sicily). They are also popular in Southern France, where they are known...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Going After Our Dreams

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 20, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: dreams, Eye of the Tiger, failure, fear, rejection, risk, Rocky Balboa, shame, success

A client of mine, not content with what he was doing for a living and desiring to improve the quality of his life, came up with a checklist of projects, any one of which could deliver him the life...

Michael Greger MD

Egg industry claims "invalid...unconvincing, unsupportable and easily refuted."

Michael Greger MD | March 17, 2010 | Animals

Like the tobacco industry before it, the meat, egg, and dairy industries have twisted science to justify certain indefensible practices. Case in point: Proposition 2 in California, the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, which won by a landslide victory...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Indian Hummus

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | March 15, 2010 | Food

Read More: curry, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, indian hummus, raisins, snacks, turmeric

Ahhh, back to my favorite cuisine...Indian! This is a simple version of hummus that is full of spice and sweetness, texture and gourmet flavor. It is perfect when you have guests as much as it is the simple, delicious...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

VEGAN KOREAN TACOS!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 15, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: kimchi, Korean tacos, soft tacos, tacos, tortillas, turnips, vegan BBQ

I don't live in L.A.-- I live on a little island off of Vancouver Island, on the west coast of Canada. But I have read about those Korean BBQ tacos from Southern California (my mother's old stomping grounds from...

Warren Ransom

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Vegetarians

Warren Ransom | March 14, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: Alpha-Linolenic acid, DHA, Docosahexaenoic acid, Eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA, Essential fatty acid, Linoleic acid, Omega-3 fatty acid, Omega-6 fatty acid, Polyunsaturated fat

Omega-3 fatty acids are rapidly becoming a focus in health and dietary circles for their wide-ranging health benefits and their potential to ward off many diseases and illnesses from which we suffer. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Unexpected success! Toward critical mass...

Dr. Will Tuttle | March 13, 2010 | Animals, Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: peace, vegan, vegetarian

The last two days have been an uplifting and heartening experience for me. Working to bring the vegan message of compassion to our culture has been like climbing a huge and daunting mountain. For many years I toiled, collecting information,...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Toyota's Surge in Sales Tells Us About Ourselves and Our Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 13, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: incentives, loyalty, promises, relationships, Toyota, trust

There was a story in the newspaper today about how Toyota's sales are currently better than they had anticipated because of a major ad blitz and tremendous incentives that are being offered to potential buyers. Several customers were quoted...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Conventional prenatal vitamins may do more harm than good

Joel Fuhrman MD | March 12, 2010 | Health

Read More: Folic acid, Neural tube defect, pregnancy, supplements, vitamins

It is imperative to make women aware that they may be endangering their health and the health of their unborn children by using conventional supplements. Nearly all multivitamins and prenatal vitamins contain folic acid.  Unlike most physicians, I do not...

Dr. Will Tuttle

March 12 Compassion and Health Campaign

Dr. Will Tuttle | March 10, 2010 | Animals, Food, Green, Health

Read More: Nutrition, Veganism, Vegetarianism, Will Tuttle, World Peace Diet

Great to be here on VegSource for my first blog entry - and not to let the opportunity slip by, I do hope you'll check out the March 12 World Peace Diet Compassion and Health Campaign I've decided to initiate,...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

The Tipping Point

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | March 9, 2010 | Health

Read More: disease, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, dr. t colin campbell, forks over knives, Hippocrates, osteoporosis, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, The China Study, the veggie grill, tipping point

Have we reached the tipping point in the grassroots effort of conveying the medical miracles of plant-based nutrition to the world? I spent two and a half days with Dr. T. Colin Campbell (here I am with him and...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Price Loyalty?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ethics, God, humanity, ideals, integrity, justice, loyalty, truth

There's a lot of  loyalty floating around out there.  People are loyal to their country. People are loyal to their president. People are loyal to their political party. People are loyal to their political pundits. People are loyal to their...

Chef AJ

Dinner with the King and Queen of Plant Based Royalty

Chef AJ | March 7, 2010 | Food

Read More: China Study, colin campbell

As I watch the Academy Awards, I feel like I got to particpate in a Plant Based version of the Oscars.  Today, I was privledged to make dinner for Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his lovely wife Karen at the...