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All The Blogs -- May 2011

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Our Taxes - Are They Making Us Sick?

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | May 4, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal-based diet, commodity crops, diabetes, food subsidies, heart disease, nutrition, Obesity, plant based diet, stroke, USDA

When it comes to spending money, you're making a conscious decision on whether or not the goods and services you're purchasing are worth your hard earned dollars.  You want to feel like you've made a smart decision that contains some...

Sarah Taylor

How to be a Classy Vegan Guest

Sarah Taylor | May 4, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Vegan, Vegan entertaining, Vegan Guest

“HELP!  I’ve been invited to someone’s home for dinner!  How do I tell them I’m vegan?”  This is one of the biggest conundrums for vegans – eating at other people’s homes.  But it doesn’t have to turn into drama.  Follow...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Tortilla Soup

Ellen Sheen | May 4, 2011 | Food

Read More: mexican, soup, tofutti, vegan, zucchini

A perfect meal for Cinco De Mayo and the nasty Northwest weather. Spicy and filling. Just plain delicious! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Interview with Forks Over Knives Executive Producer, Brian Wendel

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | May 4, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Brian Wendel, documentary, dr barnard, dr esselstyn, dr matt lederman, dr mcdougall, dr popper, dr t colin campbell, dr. alona pulde, forks over knives, rip esselsyn, whole food plant-based diet

  Brian Wendel is the Executive Producer of an extremely powerful, unstoppable new documentary, Forks Over Knives. Releasing in Los Angeles and New York theatres on May 6th and nationwide on May 13th, this is a film you do...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Interview with Forks Over Knives Executive Producer, Brian Wendel

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | May 4, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Brian Wendel, documentary, dr barnard, dr esselstyn, dr matt lederman, dr mcdougall, dr popper, dr t colin campbell, dr. alona pulde, forks over knives, rip esselsyn, whole food plant-based diet

Brian Wendel is the Executive Producer of an extremely powerful, unstoppable new documentary, Forks Over Knives. Releasing in Los Angeles and New York theatres on May 6th and nationwide on May 13th, this is a film you do not...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Interview with Forks Over Knives Executive Producer, Brian Wendel

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | May 4, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Brian Wendel, documentary, dr barnard, dr esselstyn, dr matt lederman, dr mcdougall, dr popper, dr t colin campbell, dr. alona pulde, forks over knives, rip esselsyn, whole food plant-based diet

Brian Wendel is the Executive Producer of an extremely powerful, unstoppable new documentary, Forks Over Knives. Releasing in Los Angeles and New York theatres on May 6th and nationwide on May 13th, this is a film you do not...

John Davis

The Global Veg Explosion

John Davis | May 4, 2011 | International

A few years ago we rarely had more than one international veg event per year, and nearly all in Europe or North America – last year there were at least nine of them, on every continent of the world (well,...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

"Forks Over Knives" - A Film Review

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: bypass surgery, change, choices, cholesterol, diabetes, health, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, vegan diet, weight loss

If you're not a vegan, you're killing yourself with the food you're eating. You're killing yourself with the false beliefs you have about the nutritional importance of animal products. You're killing yourself by creating in your body high cholesterol, hypertension,...

Vegparadise Blog

Vive La Mother's Day

Vegparadise Blog | May 3, 2011 | Food, Health

You may not consider yourself Julia Child's equal in the kitchen, but, take heart. Few of us have graduated from the rigors of Condon Bleu culinary training. And, it's unlikely Mom has such lofty expectations. You can be assured that...

Ellen Sheen

Spinach Mushroom Tamales

Ellen Sheen | May 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: mexican, mushroom, spinach, tamales, vegan, vegan cheese

Cinco De Mayo is almost here! That means it's time to prep that perfect meal. And by perfect I mean perfectly right to go along with a Corona. Oh yeah! These tamales were very simple to make and super delicious....

Ellen Sheen

Chop Chop Salad

Ellen Sheen | May 2, 2011 | Food

Read More: healthy food, napa cabbage, salad dressing, Vegan

After a weekend traipsing through Oregon's wine country, this wine soaked gal needed a big, crunchy salad. Here's what I came up with. And it was delicious. A perfect end to a lovely weekend! For full recipe and more photos...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Cognitive Tools To Assist In Weight Loss

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: advice, affirmations, inner critic, motivation, visualizations, weight loss

People who care about us will, oftentimes, say things to derail our weight loss efforts. It doesn’t mean they don’t care about us. It just means they aren’t in touch with their own motivations and fears. A common fear friends...

Vegparadise Blog

Explore Revolutionary Ideas for a Vegan Cinco de Mayo

Vegparadise Blog | May 1, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

The Cinco de Mayo  fiesta features colorful costumed folklorico dancers that dip and twirl to the music while performing traditional dances. And no fiesta would be complete without feasting on traditional Mexican foods. Tantalizing aromas float in the air while...

Jess Parsons

Minimise waste in Planet A space

Jess Parsons | May 1, 2011 | Green

Read More: bulk buying, compost, empty space, garbage, Grand Canyon, home cooking, landfill, packaging, processed food, recycling, retail, rubbish, secondhand, space, trash, vegan

Now that I've covered outer space exploration, why not look at space on Earth? As an aspiring minimalist in a world of excess and extremes, I know that empty spaces represent both conscious choices and hard work.  Without attention,...

J Morris Hicks

Suffering of Animals -- Remember Michael Vick?

J Morris Hicks | May 1, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal suffering

An article by Mark Bittman in the New York Times on April 26 prompted me to write this piece. While a full chapter in our book is devoted to it, this is my first full blog on this miserable topic. After...