All The Blogs -- August 2010

Vegparadise Blog

Salad Extravaganza Class with Zel Allen, Sept. 11, 11:00 A.M.

Vegparadise Blog | August 31, 2010 | Food

Dressed, Drizzled and DrenchedWhen the salad IS the meal, it deserves to be enhanced with knockout oil-free dressing that heightens dining pleasure. Learn how to make these mouth-watering salad dressings:TAHINI DIJON, MAPLE MUSTARD,ARTICHOKE BRAZIL NUT, CASHEW CAESAR Zel Allen will...

Ellen Sheen

Zucchini Corn Vegetable Fritters

Ellen Sheen | August 31, 2010 | Food

Read More: corn, easy meal, fritters, simple meals, vegan, zucchini

Oh so delicious!  ...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Is Glenn Beck Right?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, Glenn Beck, God, hate, judgment, love, politics, religion, restoring honor

Glenn Beck has the right idea about focusing on God. Unfortunately, he is going about it the wrong way. By that I mean: Yesterday at his Restoring Honor rally he spoke of uniting people in God. Tomorrow, however, he will...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 29, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: basil, corn, lettuce, mesclun, purple frog, salad, salad dressing, tomatoes, vegan mayonnaise

 Our dinner salad last night-- heavy on the home-grown tomatoes!Friday evening I came home from work (my "day job"-- managing a small branch of our island library system) and checked our little garden for anything that needed picking. Tomato bonanza!...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Bereavement: Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

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

Read More: bereavement, dealing with loss, grief, inspiration, love, self-help

I was asked by a Facebook friend to offer advice as to how to cope with the loss of his father. This is what I wrote to him: Regrettably, a loss of this nature is not a simple thing to...

Gail Davis

Ste Martaen Gourmet Cheeses are a Delightful Vegan Alternative

Gail Davis | August 27, 2010 | Food

Read More: cheese, Gail Davis, Ste Martaen, vegan

I first learned about Ste Martaen Gourmet Cheese Alternativesgood thing in my opinion.) But just like the Feta and Bleu Cheeses made by Sunergia Foods that I love so much and Daiya's Mozzarella and Cheddar cheeses, Ste Martaen vegan cheeses...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can We Learn From the Mosque vs Ground Zero Debacle?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 25, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, Ground Zero, hate, intolerance, mosque, relationships, right, tolerance

A majority of those who are against the building of the mosque near Ground Zero have moved from reasonable and appropriate dissent and disagreement to bigotry, racism, stereotyping, hatred, and violence in speech if not in action, all of which...

John Davis

Learning from the developing world

John Davis | August 25, 2010 | International

The International Vegetarian Union is 102 years old, but it has achieved more in the last 6 years than the previous 96. This has been done by people in the developing world - where most of the world's population lives....

Joel Fuhrman MD

Fructose fuels cancer cell growth?

Joel Fuhrman MD | August 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: agave, cancer, fructose, HFCS

A recent flurry of news articles have reported on a recent study that showed that treatment of pancreatic cancer cells with fructose increased cell proliferation - uncontrolled proliferation is a hallmark of cancer.  This follows on the heels of another...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 23, 2010 | Food

Read More: 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake, cake, chocolate cake, microwave oven, Vegan 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

UPDATE, Aug. 26, 2010: Well, last night I tried steaming the mugs as an alternative to using a microwave-- it was a flop, I'm afraid!  For one thing, it ended up taking 18 minutes steaming time, which kind of defeats...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Plants are Nutrient Factories

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 22, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, carotenoids, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, Vitamin A, whole foods

Animals Are Nutrient Consumers Plants are the base of earth's food chain, using solar energy to fuel nutrient manufacture. These green factories effortlessly put together the complex carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and phytochemicals that animals need to survive and thrive....

Vegan Vagabond

BANG!! Evolution Happens!

Vegan Vagabond | August 22, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: John Robbins, Lifestyle Choices, Veganism

WOW! I cannot believe that it has been over 3 months since my last blog!! Time flies and it never ceases to amaze me how big of a lazy procrastinator I am. It's not that I haven't thought about blogging....

Ellen Sheen

Quinoa Curry Salad with Tofu... in a box!

Ellen Sheen | August 21, 2010 | Food

Read More: curry, picnic, salad, tofu, vegan

We were invited to attend a little 'festival' put on by Music Together, a local class you can take with your small child in which you sing songs, bang on drums and dance... quite fun. Anyway, the festival had...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 19, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: bulgur, dried fruit, green bean and bulgur salad, Instant Clear jel, lucuma, pattypan squash, summer, summer squash, tabbouleh, tabouli, vegan gelato, vegan ice cream, vegan lucuma ice cream

A summer lunch on the back deckI can't believe this week has gone by so fast! Sheesh! And here it is Thursday again! We did have a fun few days with DH's stepdaughter from Montreal and her two lovely 12-year-old...

Chef AJ

The Debut of "The CHEF and the DIETITIAN"

Chef AJ | August 18, 2010 | Food

Read More: black bean brownies, brownies, cacao, Chef Aj, green smoothies, Julieanna Hever, Plant-Based Dietitian, plant-based recipes, The Chef and the Dietitian

World famous Plant-Based Chef and Dietitian team up for the first episode of their soon-to-be hit show, The Chef and the Dietitian. Dynamic duo, Chef AJ and Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., are kicking off their new series to show you...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Flight Attendant "Heroics" and Our Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 18, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, Jet Blue, relationships, self-help, trust

There was an article in the paper yesterday that the Jet Blue flight attendant is now being represented for television projects and that he now has 25 offers for reality TV shows.This is not surprising but it is extremely disturbing...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Excess weight and animal protein contribute to early puberty

Joel Fuhrman MD | August 18, 2010 | Health

Read More: children nutrition

A new study published in Pediatrics measured the proportion of girls who had entered puberty by ages 7 and 8, and saw striking increases  compared to data collected in 1997, only 13 years ago.  This study of U.S. girls found...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Inner Peace: A Simple Choice

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 14, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Animal Acres, inner peace, plant-based nutrition, whole foods

Sanctuary Animals Give an Invaluable Gift The early morning was cool as my daughter Angela, our friends Teagen, Rose, and Rachel, and I set out for the 164 mile drive to Animal Acres. I had long wanted to visit this...