My wife is a carnivore and I am vegan. Does this mean we are incompatible? No, of course not, we met this way and still fell in love (I thought I could change her mind later), but there’s a lot of compromising and accommodation involved. Each couple facing this dilemma needs to work things out … Continue reading A plant-based Dilemma
Category: To Be Or Not To Be
A person who follows a strict whole-foods, plant-based diet by eating only vegetables (raw or cooked), fruits and berries of many varieties, beans and legumes, nuts and seeds, abstaining from all meats, dairy and processed foods is a VEGAN. I heard anything less is punishable by death.
Calling all vegan Newbies
I found this great article, An Introduction To Vegan Diets, written for those new to veganism and becoming vegan, with our thanks to the folks at vegan.com. Some of the basics talked about are: Are vegan diets healthy? How do you go vegan? The kinds of food vegans eat. Vegan restaurants. And much more. Why … Continue reading Calling all vegan Newbies
What makes a pregan become a vegan From what I could gather online, a pregan is a person who used to consume meat and dairy products as I surely did for some 60 years before deciding to go vegan. I came to veganism late in life (age 73) but I still feel I can contribute … Continue reading Grandfathered Vegans
Top 20 Vegan Celebrities
Vegan Celebrities Hot from the wire and reposted from the Vegan Dispatch who "borrowed" it from VeganCuts is this entertaining post about celebrities who are vegan. You may find like I did some guys and gals that you did not know were vegan. Heck!, there were celebs I didn't recognize, vegan or not! I knew … Continue reading Top 20 Vegan Celebrities
The Vegan Teacher VS Gordon Ramsey
https://youtu.be/oyED0jLeoDc A Vegan Donut WHAT A HOOT! The hilarious and fitting name Chef Gordon Ramsey bestowed to the Vegan Teacher, that smarmy women who attacks him in the video. IMO (and maybe his too) she could be the most annoying person ever to advocate for the vegan lifestyle. That squeaky voice, those ridiculous and hurtful … Continue reading The Vegan Teacher VS Gordon Ramsey
We really like this vegan Doc
Thank goodness for all the great vegan doctors out There Wow! This is a young Dr. Bernard and thank goodness he is still alive and well, still telling the world the benefits of a plant-based, whole-foods approach to nutrition. Saying things like he did about the Beef Industry can get you the Jimmy Hoffa treatment … Continue reading We really like this vegan Doc
The all or nothing Vegan
The dictionary defines a Vegan as a person who does not consume meat or dairy products that come from animals but instead eats plant-based foods. Does that mean if a follower of the vegan lifestyle "cheats" by eating meat or dairy at some point in their journey they are no longer vegan but a flexitarian? … Continue reading The all or nothing Vegan
Mind your vegan Tongue
The vegan tongue is a muscle and requires Training The first thing I learned when I became vegan (a short four months and -20lbs ago) was to learn how to obey my taste buds instead of allowing my mind's stored memory of a particular food to overrule the actual taste of what I was eating. … Continue reading Mind your vegan Tongue
Saving Private Vegan
USMC 1968-72 I am no longer the skinny Marine at 19 yrs old and immortal, some 50 years later now at 5' 8", 270 pounds, age 72 I was clinically obese and headed for a serious fall. I was staring Type II Diabetes in the face, heart disease and a myriad of other bad things … Continue reading Saving Private Vegan
What Makes A Vegan?
According to Wikipedia, Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly as food for human consumption, and an associated philosophy that rejects the economic status of animals, animal agriculture as it pertains to the environment, and the belief that following a plant-based diet is good for their health. That's the … Continue reading What Makes A Vegan?