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Climate Change, Your Diet, and Not Being “On the Take”

It seems that some of us have been making the connection between global warming (yeah, I’m calling it that*) and our diet for decades longer than others. Many vegans I know say that 40 years ago, the environment was the main reason they went vegan. Websites like EarthSave have long been a rich resource for research…

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Vegan Paleo 5-Day Challenge Summary

When you have 60,000 followers or so…between Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and some of those other “minor” social platforms, the idea of blogging is like comparing running to swimming. Most people can run faster than they can swim, perhaps 2 to 3 times faster. Social media is so instant. I can communicate with 30 people…

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Take the Paleo Vegan Challenge!

Are you ready to cut the “junk foods” from your diet? The Paleo Vegan challenge begins July 9th! My partner in crime and co-author, Alan Roettinger and I will be doing a 5-Day Give Up The Junk Challenge. Each day you will receive an email with tips, videos and more. Facebook and Twitter via the hashtag #PaleoVegan. For 5 days, we…

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Learning from the Masters

Write what you know, they say. And I’ve had the pleasure of knowing some runners who are much faster and run longer than I ever will. Just because they aren’t vegan doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them. Given that I haven’t known many vegan runners during my 34 years of running, I’ve learned much…

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The Wakers, in the News in Miami, & New Orleans

When someone sends me a book, I feel an obligation to say something nice. As an author, I know how vital that can be for the success of the book. Keep in mind, if I don’t have something nice to say, as mama always preached, I won’t say it. So here’s the thing…I’m getting ready…

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Seattle VegFest, Bradenton Area Cooking Classes/Demos & More

My third baby, “Paleo Vegan-Plant-Based Primal Recipes” is two weeks old. It’s been in the top 20 “Hot New Releases” in Amazon’s cookbook category. ALL cookbooks, not just vegetarian or vegan! It’s topping Amazon’s bestsellers in not only the vegan and vegetarian categories, but in the paleo category as well. “Veg News,” the largest US vegan magazine,…

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Born! Paleo Vegan is Burning it Up on Amazon!

Thanks to a huge, wonderful, maybe the nicest story ever done on my attempts to defy my genetic odds, my newest baby, Paleo Vegan came out this week with a bang! Snazzy sang his praises too! It soared to the top 2000 books on Amazon, #9 in vegetarian, #15 in all paleo books (a vegan…

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My Third Baby, Paleo Vegan, Is Almost Born

It’s been a crazy week. Just back from the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival where I spoke both days. I met SO many cool peeps. All the selfies and other pix are on my facebook pages. But here’s my fav: I’ll try and do a whole separate blog on the festival soon. Lotsa fun pix and so…

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