Edibles

“May our hearts overcome our appetites” – Unknown

Peace begins on our plate. Why fill our bodies with suffering and death when we can fuel them with the endless healing plant foods nature provides for us right from the earth? There’s a reason plant foods are so beautiful in their natural state. Although veganism is not a diet but a social justice movement, the plant-based diet is the ONLY diet scientifically proven to prevent, treat, and in many cases reverse, heart disease and the other top 15 killer diseases in the US. I encourage you to watch the non-graphic Forks Over Knives, Food Matters, soon to be released What The Health, and Cowspiracy, or read How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger, to find out why it’s in our own best interest to eat plant-exclusively. Veganism is a win-win for the animals, our planet, and ourselves. The only thing you’ll be giving up is the cruelty.

When it comes to peppermint patties, I decided there are two kinds of people in this world – those who prefer an ooey, gooey center and then there’s the rest of us. I’ve just never been crazy about an oozy center in chocolates, like those weird chocolate covered cherries surrounded by that sugary goo, or […]

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Some time ago I was asking around for a new source for groceries. I was having a hard time making it to the Farmer’s Market, the upfront cost to the CSA was prohibitive, and I was driving over 30 minutes each way to the only decent grocery stores around making it quite an event. The […]

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 I woke up one morning after the holidays craving all the nutrients. I put together a balanced feast of green juice with celery, ginger, green apple, spinach, and mint, a simple tofu scramble, and half a slice of avocado whole grain toast with chili flakes and sprinkling of sesame.

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Acai bowls are easy to put together and instantly transport you to tropical lands. You can usually find acai packets in the freezer section of your natural markets, just take out a packet, blend it with a frozen banana to sweet, and maybe a splash of liquid to move it along. You can mix in […]

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