Archive for the 'Veggie People' Category

Chef Rawsheed Serves up San Diego Feb. 18

Chef Rawsheed, a known raw vegan chef, split with his co-owners of Sun Cafe last year and will launch his own restaurant this summer in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles). The restaurant will also have a vegan grocery store and a performance space next door. More details on that to come! In the meantime, Chef Rawsheed […]

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

An Interview with George Vutetakis, Global Foods Expert

Here’s an interview with George Vutetakis, known as “The Vegetarian Guy,” who wrote a great cookbook about the restaurant he started in Michigan years ago. He’s known in San Diego for roving around farmer’s markets and sharing his delicious recipes with the world. Why and when did you become vegetarian/vegan? George:  The decision to become […]

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Veg-Appeal Classes an Easy Way to Start a Healthier Year

San Diego is taking off as a veggie-friendly city! New restaurants are appearing often (see and we boast an active “Vegetarians Unite” meetup group (also see this San Diego Vegans meetup and others). We are also fortunate to have local experts to help newcomers along the vegetarian path. Veg-Appeal’s informative classes are a perfect […]

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Arizona Inspiration and a 110-Year-Old

I started this blog a few years ago to hopefully inspire others on their path to health; once in awhile I need to recharge and get inspired myself. I am not a raw foodist, but being around all the health-conscious people at Raw Spirit Festival provided just that revitalizing effect. The setting at the JW […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

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

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

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

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

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