Optimum Health Institute – A Great Resource

I finally made it to a free Sunday open house tour (and dinner) at Optimum Health Institute (OHI), a gem in the Lemon Grove area of San Diego that focuses on a balance of body, mind and spirit.  All spiritual traditions are welcome at OHI. The San Diego spot has a nice relaxing atmosphere and […]

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Daily Raw Meals for Pick-Up in Point Loma

The Go Raw Life Center at 2751 Roosevelt Rd., #103 in Liberty Station (Point Loma area of San Diego) opened almost a year ago but was new to me. Some friends and I went for a delicious dinner of raw pad thai with kelp noodles, sunflower seed butter and almonds, kimchee, and organic salad. The […]

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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

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

Sunwarrior Stands Out

Vegetarians and vegans are constantly asked, “Do you get enough protein?” Some of us are not concerned, as we eat plenty of beans, nuts, quinoa and other sources of protein regularly. This helpful article looks at the protein issue in depth. If you want to supplement your diet, there are many protein powders vying for […]

Tuesday, January 10th, 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

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

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

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