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Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Raising Consciousness

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 13, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Carol J Adams, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Dr. Hans Diehl, Earthlings, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Bauer, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, NAVS, Shaun Monson, Vegetarian Summerfest

We are here in this lifetime for one raise consciousness. What else is there? After five days at NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest, submerged in the waters with some of the most inspiring people of our generation, it is impossible to come...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The 7 Principles of Peace of Mind - A Book Review

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 10, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: fear, happiness, inspiration, love, motivation, success

There is no question that fear is a predominant force in our lives. We victimize ourselves with our fear thoughts, and the end result is a life less fulfilling than it could be. If we can learn to release our...

Gail Davis

Book Review: The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East by Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray

Gail Davis | July 8, 2010 | Add category, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Asian cuisine, cookbook, Gail Davis, Taste of the East, vegan

As soon as I heard about The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East, I couldn't wait to get my hot little hands on a copy. But wait a minute ... did I hear that right? 150 Asian-inspired recipes I...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Creating Success Despite Obstacles and Setbacks

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 3, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: career, choices, inspiration, motivation, prosperity, success

When we face obstacles and setbacks while pursuing our dreams, many of us experience anxieties and fears. We become filled with self-doubt and we question the viability of what we're doing. Oftentimes, this leads to us becoming less motivated, less...

Vegparadise Blog

We Found Our Love In Avalon

Vegparadise Blog | July 2, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

After trudging up and down the main street and side streets, examining menus posted outside the restaurant entrances, we were feeling downhearted. There wasn't much for vegans on any of the menus, but there was plenty and then some for...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 30, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: BLT Salad, Italian sausage burgers, mushrooms, salad, vegan burgers

Italian "Sausage" Burger!Happy Canada Day (July 1st) my fellow Canadians!  And Happy 4th of July to my friends South of the Border!  Sorry my blogging has been sparse lately-- lots of family stuff, some great (like my grandaughter's high school...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD


Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | June 21, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Dr. John McDougall, EarthSave, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, inspiration, John Robbins, Meals for Health, plant-based nutrition, Rip Esselstyn, Sacramento Food Bank

There is inspiration and then there is elevation. I have been blessed (or cursed) with a mad passion for plant-based, whole food nutrition...a passion that wakes me up early in the morning and keeps me up late at night,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 20, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: barbecue sauce, BBQ sauce, bouillon strainer, china cap, chinois, Fathers Day, soymilk strainer

A simple dinner we had in a rushed week-- black beans seasoned with cumin and sherry, ripe avocado with lemon juice, roasted pumpkin seeds, quinoa and bulgur wheat mixture, and roasted sweet potatoes. Yum!This is going to be a bit...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Nip It In The Bud: Address Problems When They Are Molehills, Not Mountains

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 19, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: change, communication, cooperation, crisis, relationships, tea party

We are a nation that tends to deal with its problems when they become crises, rather than when they are first developing. This tends to be extremely costly, destructive and inefficient. This same style of problem-solving can be seen in...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 13, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: Field Roast, Field Roast Classic Meatloaf, hummous, Levant, low-fat hummous, no-oil hummous, saniya, taheena, tahini, tomatoes

We had this for dinner last night and lunch today, and ate with just as much gusto the second time as the first! This is a little-known (at least in North America) dish from the Levant-- Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel....

Meet The Shannons

The Betty Crocker Project : Vegan Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce

Meet The Shannons | June 10, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Crab, faux, Mock Meat, sauce, Seafood, summer, vegan, vegan BBQ, vegan food, veganism

Until I lived in Virginia, I was really not aware of what can only be called The Chesapeake Bay Crab Cake Phenomenon. It's impossible to ignore all the crab themed items littering every store along this coastline. Aprons, cereal bowls,...

Vegparadise Blog

Meatless Monday: An Initiative We Should All Support

Vegparadise Blog | June 9, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

If we are judged by the company we keep, we are in good company. Vegetarians in Paradise bedfellows turn out to be an impressive group of organizations interested in public health.The roster of organizations includes Columbia University Mailman School of...

Vegparadise Blog

Give Dad Special Attention with a Father's Day Vegan Barbecue

Vegparadise Blog | June 8, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Barbecue, Father's Day, Veggie Texas Kebabs

Though a traditional Father's Day menu is quite carnivorous, the compassionate approach features hearty feasting on delicacies of the plant kingdom. Dad won't miss the meat with the zesty flavors of marinated Veggie Texas Kebabs that consist of skewers threaded...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Making Amends Matters

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 6, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Baseball, justice, making amends, Obama, perfect game, self-respect, Selig, truth

There is an unwillingness on the part of many people to address past errors and correct them. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's recent decision, to not correct the obvious umpire error that cost Armando Galarraga his perfect game, speaks...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 3, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: eggplant, Eggplant and Pomegranate Relish, pomegranate molasses

A very hot mango chutney in the foreground; 2 raitas behind thatOn Saturday we celebrated another birthday-- for my friend H., hosted by some mutual friends D. and J. The birthday girl's  favorite cuisine is Indian, and she is a...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Memorial Day for Animals

Dr. Will Tuttle | May 30, 2010 | Animals, Lifestyle

Read More: Dairy, Memorial Day, Vegan

    Here's an ironic 3-way conjunction: Memorial Day; the recent release of the undercover Conklin Dairy video footage; and the spewing volcano of oil deep in the Gulf. Memorial Day is a time to honor those serving in war, harmed...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


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

Read More: Camilla Saulsbury, chocolate cake, Libre glass'n poly Tea Glass, tea, tea glass

Okay, I confess-- it was my birthday yesterday. But I'm being low-key about it this year. I made myself and DH a small, un-iced cake last night (we are having a casual celebration at a friend's house tomorrow, BTW). I...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can "Meet The Press" Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

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

Read More: communication, happiness, honesty, relationships, self-improvement, success, trust, well-being

On this past Sunday's "Meet the Press", host David Gregory was interviewing U.S. Senator John Cornyn in regard to the controversy surrounding U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul. According to Sen. Cornyn, Rand Paul had "clarified his views" about the...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can The BP Oil Spill Teach Us About Our Careers, Our Products, and Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 23, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: BP, careers, choices, oil spill, profits, relationships, sales, success

Although it's not clear to me what the cause or causes are of the catastrophic BP oil spill, there have been several explanations for it which would suggest that it wasn't simply an accident, but rather an event that...