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The secret to surviving international adventure travel? CLIFF BARS!

Vegan Vagabond | February 24, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: cliff bars, diving, food, travel, vegan

OK, this is probably something that every vegan already knows, but as I am planning my next big adventure, and as I communicate with the resort and establish my dietary needs, and hear, "No problem. We take good care of...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Keep Your Game Face On

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 22, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: better self, change, growth, transformation

I saw a movie recently in which one of the characters told his wife in the movie to keep her game face on. He told her this because he didn't want her to let her guard down and reveal...

Jeff Nelson

Adventures in Craigslist

Jeff Nelson | February 22, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Craigslist, Furniture, Shopping

In the past couple weeks Sabrina and I have been shopping for a lot of new furniture. We bought a bunch from a furniture store nearby, and ordered several items online. And we've been doing the CraigsList thing. is...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Our Positions On Global Warming Tell Us About Ourselves

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 14, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: bias, conflict, facts, global warming, safety, security, truth, weather

There has been a lot of hoop and holler about the extreme winter weather much of the country has been experiencing lately, particularly in regard to what it has to say about global warming. Those who believe global warming is...

Vegan Vagabond

If you wouldn't eat it at home, why do you eat it on the road?

Vegan Vagabond | February 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: travel, vegan, vegetarian

As I am currently on the road, I figured that I would blog about something that I struggle with and something that I know many of my friends and coworkers struggle with. When on the road, we tend to over...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Price Blagojevich?

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

Read More: celebrity, Rod Blagojevich, role modeling, television, The Apprentice

I saw a commercial on TV for the new season of "The Apprentice," which indicated that Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Governor of Illinois, is going to be one of the show's contestants. Certainly, I'm not surprised. Over the years, Americans have...

Vegparadise Blog

It's Coming--Are You Ready?

Vegparadise Blog | February 5, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

With hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and fires wreaking havoc throughout the world and with terrorist attacks a possibility, it becomes urgent that all citizens be prepared for emergencies.A Vegetarians in Paradise reader in New York City wrote to us...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | February 5, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: pickled tofu, potted tofu, preserved tofu, tofu, Tofu Feta, vegan feta

"Potted Tofu" in a green salad. (The British pot-- or preserve-- meat or shrimp, so why not tofu?) haven't made this recipe for a long time-- it is in my first and second books, but I have added a way...

Jeff Nelson

Backstage Photos from the Joffrey Ballet

Jeff Nelson | February 2, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ballet, joffrey, nelson, nina, randa, willie

In my last entry, I explained how our three kids were lucky enough to be selected to perform in the Joffrey Ballet's production of CINDERELLA at the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles last weekend. I took my camera with...

The Healthy Librarian

Dinner and a Movie On a Cold Winter's Night - How About Some Meaningful Movies for Grown-Ups and a Sophisticated Mediterranean Vegetable Ragout?

The Healthy Librarian | February 2, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: movies, recipes

"We are always on the lookout for movies that "speak to our condition" (a Quaker phrase) and reveal new possibilities for our lives. We love dramas that touch on universal experiences, knock down barriers between people, and evoke our...

Vegparadise Blog

Recession Grub Saves the Day

Vegparadise Blog | February 1, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Our Aunt Nettie has a head like a hard disk.  It's filled with gigabytes of information about food and cooking.  And she's just itchin' to share her learnin' with city folk who live in mortal fear of the stovetop....

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can Our Political Passions For President Obama Tell Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 31, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, change, compromise, growth, President Obama, relationships, resentments, success

The following commentary is a generalization. It doesn't apply to everyone, but it does appear to be an extremely common scenario disturbingly prevalent in our country today. Equally so, the generalization doesn't apply solely to those who don't care...


Single-Serving Rice Pudding - with Endless Variations

Micco | January 30, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: breakfast, desserts, food, gluten free, recipe, sugar free, vegan, vegan diet

When I woke up this morning, all I could hear was the tapping of rain against my window.  I pulled down my blinds to see soggy grey clouds and umbrellas shuffling down the street; it made me immediately fall back...

Jeff Nelson

Nina, Randa & Willie Nelson a Hit in Joffrey's CINDERELLA

Jeff Nelson | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ballet, dance, nelson, nina, randa, willie

If you're a longtime VegSourcer, you probably know that our twin daughters, Nina and Miranda, are lifelong dancers who particularly love ballet.  They are currently studying in a conservatory in Hollywood, where they drive an hour each way daily to...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Fighting for Fat-ism

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: exercise, fat, healthcare crisis, julieanna hever, losing weight, overweight, patient care, physicians, plant-based dietitian, plant-based nutrition, registered dietitian, whole food plant-based diet

Yesterday morning, as I was peddling away on the seated elliptical, reading Dr. David Kessler's The End of Overeating, I looked up at the muted television screen right above me and saw a headline on one of the morning shows....

Vegan Vagabond

Tip #1: Traveling as a vegan requires the proper frame of mind. If you want to change the world, you may have to change your mind.

Vegan Vagabond | January 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

If there is one thing that I have learned, since becoming a vegan, that has helped me the most in my travels, it is to set my mind right. I used to set myself with high expectations and demand that...

Vegparadise Blog

Your Invitation to Soar with Vegparadise

Vegparadise Blog | January 27, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Since 1999 our friends around the world have joined us (Zel and Reuben Allen) at to explore all things vegetarian, or should we say vegan. In this Vegparadise Blog we hope to engage you in our quest to...

Miranda Nelson

Plant-Based: A Better World

Miranda Nelson | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Vegan Plant-based Green Health

There are may reasons why shifting towards a plant-based diet is desirable, whether it be for one's health, the earth, or the suffering of animals. People need to make a connection between the food the eat and the way they...

Michael Greger MD

My swine flu DVD is now available free

Michael Greger MD | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Influenza pandemics, triggered by bird or swine flu viruses, have the potential  to kill millions of people. The influenza virus has existed for millions of years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What turned a harmless waterborne...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can the Supreme Court and Martin Luther King Teach Us About Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 24, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: character, constitution, democracy, ethics, integrity, liberty, martin luther king, supreme court, Truth

Times change. There was a time when we could look at Supreme Court Justices with great respect and admiration. They were people who had a high standard of right action, a commitment to the Constitution of the United States,...