Being in yet another transition phase of my life is daunting, very confusing, hopeful and exciting. Not having a “job” or school to show up for daily right now put me in a position this past week of being able to push aside all the “should do’s” with all the “want to do’s/need to do’s” …

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Long before I ate my last spicy tuna hand roll I found myself gravitating towards the avocado maki, the edamame, the age dashi tofu and the miso soup. What I began to realize organically (or naturally or without realizing it) was the experience was far less about eating raw fish and everything about the fresh …

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I have just returned home from one of the best weeks of my life, in NYC, studying to become a certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator (VLCE) at Victoria Moran’s Main Street Vegan Academy. I don’t think since horseback riding summer camp age 10 have I been in a group of such like minded souls, …

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I have a memory of a family trip to visit friends in Windsor one summer and while there, driving over the bridge to Detroit for a final lunch. On the way back along the freeway I spotted a dog on the median between the lanes of traffic running frantically back and forth as cars sped …

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I used to think that because it was possible to milk a cow without hurting it, that dairy products were cruelty free. I was wrong. I picture the nutrients in conventional cows milk drowning…drowning in sadness. “Cruelty free” dairy products might exist somewhere but this post isn’t about small family run dairy farms. This post …

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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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