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Any time I speak at conferences or immersions, the one question I seem to get over and over is "I love this! I'm a believer but... how do I convince my... (family/friend/partner/etc)."
My parents' dog, Nicke. The last family member that's not plant-based, but I'm working on him.
I HEAR YA.
I led the charge in my family. I've written about my vegan husband before and his reluctance at first. My sister Courtney ...
Can't find the time or money to go to a conference or immersion? Have your own at home!
"The Science of Plant-Based Diets" by Dr. Campbell:
Dr. Essy talks about heart disease and how it's 100% caused by animal products (and how you can prevent and reverse it with plants):
Dr. McDougall on the perils of dairy (skip to minute 7):
Resolving the health care crisis by Dr. Campbell:
Jeff Novick addresses why you should avoid oil:
Any time I'm speaking -- whether it's at a conference or I'm on a podcast/radio show -- someone invariably asks me what made me go vegan or what motivated me to follow a plant-based diet.
The truth is what motivated me to adopt a vegan/plant-based diet isn't nearly as compelling as why I've maintained a vegan/plant-based diet for almost 6 years.
I'm not embarrassed to admit that my initial reason for adopting a ...
For as long as I can remember, I've been an organ donor. Even before I was old enough to make this decision for myself legally, I expressed my feelings to my parents.
I can't really explain it beyond this:I've always felt this compulsion to give everything that I've got and when I'm gone, the last gift I can give is my body. Salvage what you can, send the rest to science. Let my ...
I've seen these going around on blog awards and I thought I'd join in on the fun!
1. I am adopted, even though I look like every family member.
2. I have to watch TV while I write recipes to keep myself from going insane or OCD-crazy. I often end up watching really bad reality TV because other shows suck me in too much and I forget I'm cooking.
3. There are a lot of inside jokes ...