Gardening on the Cheap: Your Guide to Getting Started this Spring

Reprinted from Vegan Mainstream By Ellen Jaffe Jones, Guest Contributor  My daughter recently said to me, “Mom, I hate to eat tomatoes at restaurants. I keep remembering how delicious and sweet the tomatoes were that we used to grow in our organic garden. Most tomatoes I taste now pale by comparison.” This was the same […]

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Online V-stream Magazine!

From Vegan Mainstream: This 69-page online magazine is packed with articles from your favorite vegan bloggers, community leaders, chefs, and activists. Learn from them how to transform your kitchen, how fashion can save animals, what to say to the vegan opposition, why it’s time to overcome the fear of change, the challenges of transitioning a […]

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Children’s Book Supports New Breed of Healthy Kids

Article by author Ruby Roth There’s a new species of children roaming the earth. My seven year old step-daughter is one of them: she is a vegan, born and raised. She’s never had a bite of meat nor dairy nor eggs run through her digestive system. Imagine? She’s also never had an ear infection, stomach […]

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Native Foods a Blessing for Vegan Cuisine

Native Foods is one of those reliably yummy places for vegan cuisine that has been around since 1994, and lucky for us all, they are expanding from their six Southern California spots into more cities. A San Diego restaurant is coming soon — they are scouting out a location. This dining gem was founded by […]

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Show Displays Creativity of Veggie People

On June 17 at  a packed Swedenborg Hall in San Diego, Barbara Cole-Gates — not only an activist but one of the creative veggie people California is graced with — performed her one-woman show, Surviving Chrysalis. The three-part show explores key turning points in a woman’s life – from becoming a new mother to losing […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Nava Atlas, Expert on Vegetarian Cookbooks

Baffled by what to prepare for dinner? Turn to Nava Atlas, a prolific writer of vegetarian cookbooks whose website is filled with recipes, cooking tips, and a section for veggie kids. Atlas became a vegetarian in high school because she’d always been repulsed by meat, and then learned about the health, ethical, and environmental factors […]

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

Vegan Dessert Made with Love

You never forget your first taste of Allison’s Gourmet, organic vegan dessert from the heavens. I still recall with longing the birthday package filled with chocolaty brownies and cookies sent by my mom eight years ago, when fantastic vegan desserts were not as common.  The gift meant more knowing the treats were dreamed up by […]

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Vegan Nutrition Experts Share Wisdom

For people curious about veganism or those who have been following the diet for years, questions about vegan nutrition typically arise.  Is soy healthy? Where do vegans get their protein? How much B12 do vegans need? For queries such as these there are many experts we can count on who do extensive research. Virginia Messina, […]

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Children Raised on Veggie Food Thriving

Sara Cunningham, a vegan of 15 years, and her husband Chris Graber, a vegan the last 18 years, made an atypical but rewarding choice to raise their children vegan since birth. The San Diego couple had two healthy full-term pregnancies; Athena, now 5, weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz., and Rowan, almost 3, was 10 lbs. […]

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Veggie Parenting Boosted by Web Resources

Many people who follow vegetarian or vegan diets come to a crossroads when they decide to have children. Should their children be raised veggie too, and how will the family handle meals if one parent eats meat? What should parents do when their children go to a friend’s house where they may be served anything […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009