Blog Topic: FAQ

Juicing with a Blender (How to Make Green Juice with a Blender and Cheese Cloth)

Category: FAQVideo |

I love my juicer but I couldn't bring it on the plane with me when I moved to St. Maarten.

Then my friend Kim told me she'd heard you can make green juice with a blender and nut milk cloth... my interested was peaked except, well, we don't have nut milk bags here either...

But when I found a "cheesecloth" at the ...


How to Reduce Salt (video)

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Today is “Less Salt” Day, so I thought I'd prepare a video and quick post with my tips for reducing salt in your diet.

Tips for Cutting Back on Salt:

  1. Instead of turning to salt for flavor, ramp up your spices and herbs.
  2. Spike & Kelp are great alternatives to salt – keep them on your table instead of a salt shaker.
  3. If a (non-baking) recipe ...

How to Become Vegetarian (or Vegan)

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Motivated to eat a plant-based (vegan) or vegetarian diet? Here's how:

Transitioning Plans: Most vegans (and vegetarians) take a transitional approach where non-veg items are phased out over time, while others do a total 180 overnight.

Which plan you use depends on your unique personality and needs. Make changes at your own pace, creating your own transitioning plan if you need to. People who ...


Vegan Emergency Kit

Category: FAQMisc |

I've been getting requests all day about what foods a vegan can have on hand in case of an emergency.

I lived in Florida for years (was there during Andrew) and now I live on a small island where hurricanes and the loss of electricity are always a real threat. 

Here's what we do to be prepared:

We keep plenty of canned goods ...


How to Talk About Veganism

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There were so many great comments on my post about dealing with confrontation and negativity, that I thought I'd follow-up and do a quick post about how and when to tell someone you’re vegan (or plant-strong), and how to talk about your lifestyle or diet in a way that won’t scare people off or cause them to power down and get defensive ...