Archive for 2012

New Co-op in San Diego?

A bit of news in the words of Teagen McClain, activist extraordinaire: Today there is an exploding interest in eating organic, locally sourced, plant- based foods. People all over are demanding more vegetarian and vegan choices. More than ever we all want fresh, nourishing, delicious food! You don’t have to be a vegetarian or long-time […]

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Berkeley Bites – by The Healthy Voyager

Reprinted from The Healthy Voyager Just a quick trip over the San Francisco Bay Bridge, you’ll find the cute college town known as Berkeley. Most likely known as crunchy and progressive, Berkeley is a microcosm of students, artists and all sorts of Northern California laid back folk. This making it the perfect place to find […]

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Yoga and Acceptance

Have you ever tried yoga? With an on and off relationship with yoga over the years, I am no expert, but I have experienced a blissful state of grounded calmness that comes with the practice. Plus, it feels great to come out of class feeling nicely stretched out and maybe a bit taller. As we […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Organic Vs. Conventional Produce- Minerals Count!

Sometimes we may think we are saving money by refraining from purchasing organic produce. There is definitely a big taste difference in the conventional items which have much less flavor, and it’s easy to forget how many minerals we lose when consuming conventional veggies and fruits. The more we lack minerals, the greater chance of […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Healthy Summer Fun in San Diego!

America’s Finest City is becoming more veggie-friendly each year, and there is no better time to check out new sites and events than in the gorgeous days of summer. The First San Diego County Raw Health Fair hosted by KALE University is this Saturday, July 28 starting at 10 am in La Mesa. The free […]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Speechless in San Diego

I am taking some quiet time, which includes a break from blogging, as I transition between two jobs! Enjoy summer and stay tuned.   Photo credit – Lauren Paskal Bro No tags for this post.

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Pleasurable Papaya

Papaya reminds me of visits to Hawaii to see family and indulge in the amazing sunsets and swimming. Veg-Appeal does it again with this simple, nutritious recipe sure to satisfy on warm summer days. Food of the Month PAPAYA This highly loved tropical fruit was reputably called “The Fruit of the Angels” by Christopher Columbus. […]

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Solo Journey in Central America: Blessed by Community

Summer is here, which means many people head off for vacations in various parts of the world. Whether you are venturing to Kenya or doing a more economical staycation, you might enjoy my solo trip full of animals and adventures in Costa Rica and Nicaragua back in 2008, chronicled in Vision Magazine. Women need not […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Sugar-Free Desserts Take the Cake

Cravings for sweets are all too common, but so are obesity, diabetes and scores of other health problems. The good news is that thanks to nutrition and cooking experts and the amazing ease with which we can find healthy recipes online, our meal doesn’t have to end on a sour note. I love the process […]

Friday, June 8th, 2012

The Urban Organic Gardener on Green Living and Real Food

Feature Interview – Reprinted from Vegan Mainstream, by Courtney Pool Several years ago Mike Lieberman started getting serious about growing his own food. He lived in a New York apartment, knew nothing about gardening, and had zero space that most people would think of as suitable for a garden. But he had a fire escape. […]

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012