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Welcome Summer! Easy Frugal Fatfree Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Jess Parsons | October 17, 2011 | Food

Read More: fatfree, frugal, fruit, home cooking, New Zealand, simple, vegan dessert

I couldn't resist the bargain - $3 for 8kgs of overripe bananas!  A sign as clear as a robin that warm weather is here in New Zealand.Time to make some freezer space for banana ice cream makings.  Whoops, no......

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Our little secret - as Rena's oil spills in New Zealand

Jess Parsons | October 12, 2011 | International

Read More: factory farms, fast food, New Zealand, water pollution

Painting by Danielle Eubank It's a day and it's a drainAnd all the streets are all the sameIn every city of every nameThe planet overIt's the way a drop of rainSeeking leaf and root in vainMust wash away a......

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Children are our Future - Teaching Plant Food and Health

Jess Parsons | September 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal foods, b12, breastfeeding, calorie density, diseases of affluence, dr antonia demas, dr t colin campbell, education, genes, healthy food, milk, New Zealand, omnivores, parenting, plant based diet, processed food, protein

My son's school requested "parent experts" to help their 12 year old students in various topics - including nutrition and health, and sports nutrition!  With my recently acquired Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition with Dr T Colin Campbell, I felt......

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Vegan 101 - from Vegan Society (NZ) + yummy recipes!

Jess Parsons | September 19, 2011 | International

Read More: b12, chocolate, New Zealand, nutrition, tofu, vegan cooking classes

Last week, the Vegan Society of New Zealand hosted the grand debut of Vegan 101 in Auckland, New Zealand, designed for new vegans and the vegan curious.  Vegan Society member experts delivered a tasty message full of juicy tidbits......

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Winter Window Harvest

Jess Parsons | August 28, 2011 | Food

Read More: garden, homegrown, New Zealand, organic food, tomato, vegetable, winter

At the end of our New Zealand summer growing season, I planted some eager tomato volunteers for my first ever experiment with growing tomatoes inside. My winter window tomatoes then... My winter window tomatoes now! I've eaten two of the......

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Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - Please Don't Feed the Animals!

Jess Parsons | August 17, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal-based diet, environmental benefits of plant-based diet, factory farms, food shortages, New Zealand, nutrition, politics

Even before I got fired up from attending the Why Animals Matter conference here in Auckland, New Zealand and wrote my Open Letter to the New Zealand Green Party, Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition had already......

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The Green Diet - my open letter to the New Zealand Green Party

Jess Parsons | July 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: animal cruelty, children, factory farming, green, New Zealand, politics, vegan

I received a letter from the very popular former co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party, Jeanette Fitzsimons:  The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand is a popular, modern and successful party that has left an indelible mark on......

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New Zealand - Christchurch Vegetarians still shaken

Jess Parsons | July 10, 2011 | International

Read More: donation, earthquakes, New Zealand

Auckland made the news briefly for our small unexpected earthquake on July 6th.  It was very shallow (9kms) and practically on my doorstep (1-2kms away).  Of course most earthquakes are unexpected, but Auckland really isn't known for them.  The......

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Can you afford FUD in your food?

Jess Parsons | July 6, 2011 | Food

Read More: animal foods, cost of food, dr t colin campbell, education, food guidelines, health-promoting diet, New Zealand, nutrition

What is the cost of a healthy diet? The Department of Human Nutrition at the University of Otago does a yearly survey of the cost of a selected range of groceries.  The grocery list is based on the New......

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Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell

Jess Parsons | May 17, 2011 | Health

Read More: doctor, dr esselstyn, dr mcdougall, dr t colin campbell, education, fad diets, food industry, food labels, John Robbins, New Zealand, nutrition, plant based diet

I'm well on my way to finishing the first of three segments to the Certificate of Plant Based Nutrition, content thanks to Dr T Colin Campbell.  It's been rewarding to learn what Dr Campbell has chosen as the essence......

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Positively activist

Jess Parsons | May 9, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: action, activism, animal suffering, attitude, collective power, local, New Zealand, news, positive

                                     Protesting at the WTO  How do we remain positive and remain effective activists? The world has far more things that need fixing that we could ever address, and news sources revel in the awful.  Good news is hard......

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Learning Nutrition from T Colin Campbell and Men as au pairs

Jess Parsons | April 29, 2011 | Health

Read More: au pair, certificate, children, declutter, education, Germany, New Zealand, nutrition, online, reorganize, T Colin Campbell, vegan, vegetarian

It's all too easy for the life of a SAHM to slip into a rut.  But it's time for some ch-ch-changes! Nutrition courseI've been messing about with being vegan for about 15 years now and learning a lot about it,......