I make a lot of salads. My salads are very good, very simple and very fair. First off I really am that person who takes the time to wash and chop vegetables and greens immediately after shopping…in fact I often fill the sink and throw them in water as I am putting away the rest …

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Happy New Year! As with every January for as far back as I can remember I am filled with hope, and thinking lots about the coming months. I’m setting goals in all areas of my life…not just health. My first full year as a vegan lies ahead and my dedication, interest and excitement just keeps …

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Tossing the “do I or don’t I” get a flu vaccine question around in my head each year is crazy making. It doesn’t seem to matter how much or how little I educate myself the outcome is the same. This is an emotional topic. Both sides equally passionate. I am writing this post to try …

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I have recently gone back to soaking and cooking dried beans. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare and much yummier than their canned counterparts (not to mention our recycling bin is considerably lighter each week, as are my grocery bags…) I love beans. I can’t think of any bean that I don’t love or at …

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  Dear Jennifer, I can’t tell you how excited I was last night to finally steal a few minutes to read the Vanity Fair cover story about you. Ever since your wipeout at the Oscars and your incredibly humorous reaction to it I have been an admiring fan. On a darker note, the recent invasion …

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Crawling along the 401 at rush hour with my three nine-year-olds, I found myself beside a transport truck full of cows heading to slaughter. While my twins have become used to seeing these trucks on the road, my stepdaughter was in shock. “What is it?” she shouted, sensing unease in the car. My daughter answered …

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