Archive for 2011

Camu: Another Rainforest Miracle

What is yet another amazing food coming from the Amazon rainforest which contains about 60 times more vitamin C than an orange? Camu (or camu camu), a berry dubbed the ‘Queen of Vitamin C’ by Navitas Naturals, is a nutritious rainforest fruit that has only recently become known to people in North America. The Navitas […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Ring in the New Year at Raw Spirit Festival, Phoenix

Article by Raw Spirit Festivals For the first time, Raw Spirit participants can bring in the New Year in an exquisite desert paradise just north of Phoenix, Arizona in the most elegant, sweetly-spiritual, healthful, cutting-edge, fun-loving, conscious, abundant, musical, interconnected way imaginable December 30, 2011 to January 1st, 2012 at Arizona’s most magnificent 5 star […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

New Sipz Location Joins Veg-Friendly North Park

Sipz Fusion Cafe, the makers of great meatless Asian food,  finally opened their long-awaited North Park location. It’s in the perfect spot between CorePower Yoga and Rancho’s Cocina North Park, which has been offering numerous vegan options for years. Around the corner are the all-veggie Spread and Casa de Luz San Diego’s soon to open […]

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Veggie Cooking Show Mash Up

Terry Hope Romero Delicious TV’s new television project is featuring popular vegan chefs through a six-episode cooking series to be distributed on public television. Since the episodes (half hour each) will be available to all stations via satellite, this project could explode as they will approach cable stations and eventually overseas markets. Each week’s mash […]

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Featured Interview: Compassion Couture Cultivates Style

Reprinted from Vegan Mainstream, written by Jessi Stafford Compassion Couture is a brand spanking new start-up run by the ever-fashionable and driven sister team, Jill and Tracey Spiritus. While working in the “hustle and bustle of corporate America,” the sisters realized they wanted a little more, and subsequently redirected their focus with a stylish, animal-friendly site to […]

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Sunfood’s Green Superfood Powder Impresses

Some people like to avoid the predictable winter colds and flus by taking something extra to boost immunity and well-being. For this purpose, along with general health, I recently reintroduced spirulina into my diet, but was not loving the taste or globs left in the blender when mixing it into a daily smoothie. It was […]

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

San Francisco Charms – Updated

San Francisco not only teases the senses with colorful Victorian homes, amazing bay views, and abundant arts and culture, but is a vegetarian travel haven. One  highlight is being treated to dinner at the classic gourmet Millennium Restaurant. It seems the best way to experience Millennium’s many offerings is by sharing several items with your […]

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Use Your Noodle

With the busy lives we lead today, and that hectic buzz in the air that some feel as the holidays approach, nothing calms and nurtures us like a healthy meal. That being said, it is nice to come home from work and have in mind something fairly easy to prepare. Hopefully dinner will also warm […]

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Recognize Your Senses So You May be Guided by Your Heart

For over 20 years, my family has been lucky enough to know Deborah Shemesh, who inspires people by the dozens with her life story. She went from being told she had six months to live many years ago to an amazing cancer survivor who teaches yoga and meditation, creates lovely art, and is a great […]

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Eco-friendly Pampering in San Diego

If you want a truly once-in-a-lifetime decadent experience, from having coconut oil and coffee poured onto your body to being given a hot shower while lying down, head over to Spa Velia in downtown San Diego! It was fun walking through downtown, surrounded with people and cars, and then feeling calmer within moments of stepping […]

Saturday, October 15th, 2011