Archive for 2011

Making Your Own Coconut Kefir

Hello y aloha, I will be taking it easy on blogging for the next few weeks, as I have a big work event coming up, and for other reasons. But I wanted to share something inspiring from Eco-Vegan Gal who Southern California lost to Northern California. Luckily, she continues to make great videos and motivate […]

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Harvest Vegetable Salad

Reprinted from The Vegetarian Guy Staying healthy sometimes can be a challenge.  Aside from taking common sense precautions, there is a lot we can do to keep ourselves healthy with food–colorful foods, that is. The darker and more colorful fruits and vegetables are healthier with more anti-oxidants and immune building micro-nutrients.  For example:  red and […]

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Prabhat, the Man Who Never Stops

Prabhat Gautam has an amazing list of accomplishments. He started Positive Television in 2003, wanting to inspire people to do more good in the world through watching celebrities talking about their causes and charities. About 90% of his work with Positive Television is related to veggie causes. In 5th grade he learned about how many […]

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

San Diego Veg Week – Third Year of Fun!

By Teagen McClain, guest writer September 25 kicks off the third annual San Diego Veg Week when hundreds of people pledge to go vegetarian or vegan for one week.   Coordinated by APRL (The Animal Protection and Rescue League), Veg Week assists the newly veg and veg-curious alike in making healthy compassionate food choices. These days […]

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Sunny Inspiration at the Market

Today was so worth a stroll around the sunny Little Italy Farmer’s Market in San Diego. One of the first stops was the Peace Pies table, full of healthy raw, vegan, gluten-free and organic (what more could you want?) treats. They are still  fixing up their Ocean Beach location which had a fire, and are […]

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Energized by Mexican Veggie Couple

Her Facebook photos of delicious meals she prepares entice many people,  so it’s good news Nrgy Gonzalez has a bilingual blog now! In Vegan a la Mexicana, she shares her positive outlook and passion for healthy food. In the past, Nrgy hated eating animal products and also wasn’t a big fan of veggies. When she […]

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Feel-Good Snacks Made of Superfoods

Navitas Naturals has launched “Power Snacks” that combine superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.  Cacao Goji and Citrus Chia are flavorful grab-and-go foods with certified organic and raw ingredients filled with nutrients.  A certified chocoholic, I prefer the taste of the cacao one. Blueberry Hemp will appear later this year. The Power Snacks contain […]

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Nothing Stops John Lewis, Bad Ass Vegan

John Lewis weighed 315 lbs. as a freshman in high school.  By senior year of college, this 6’5” man got down to 225 lbs and 7% body fat. During graduate school, digestive problems led him to a doctor who urged giving up meat for 30 days.  After two weeks of avoiding meat, Lewis had become […]

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Vegan Restaurant Opening in Encinitas

Reprinted from Encinitas Patch, article by Marlena Medford Nuevo Native Nachos Native Foods Café, an organic vegan restaurant, is opening in November at the Encinitas Village shopping center off Encinitas Boulevard and El Camino Real. Founded in 1994 by chef Tanya Petrovna, the restaurant chain aims to satisfy vegans, vegetarians and carnivores alike. That’s achieved […]

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Feels Like Vacation at Veg-N-Out

Want to eat in a relaxing setting that makes you feel like you are on vacation — with reggae playing, inspirational quotes on the walls, and the beach only a 15-minute drive? Head to Veg-N-Out in San Diego’s North Park, with indoor/outdoor seating  and friendly staff. They are known for their hearty veggie burgers that […]

Thursday, August 4th, 2011