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One Meal A Day For The Planet And More With MUSE School

MUSE School

MUSE School CA is a private school in Calabasas founded by Suzy Amis Cameron, wife of Oscar Winning Filmmaker James Cameron, and her sister Rebecca Amis. If you are looking for a better education for your children, look no further. MUSE combines academics, problem solving, and critical thought with a focus on positive environmental impact. Students become practitioners of sustainable living to benefit our global future. The Three Cornerstones of MUSE—food,…

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Plant-Based Pregnancy: One Trimester Down, Two To Go!

Plant-Based Pregnancy: One Trimester Down, Two To Go!

Earlier this year, we made a move from Austin, Texas to Houston, Texas in search of better career opportunities and to finally begin a new journey—expanding our family from two to three. I’ve been eating plant-based for more than two and half years by now, and when I began to think about creating a new life, I immediately looked at my diet. I knew the basics of eating plant-based and…

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What Is Vegan Food?

what is vegan food

To some folks, vegan food is a mystery. But it really isn’t! vegan food is everything that you have always eaten. Vegan food has always been your food, minus the animals. Fruit, vegetables, grains, rice, pasta, potatoes, nuts, beans, a lot of dark chocolate and many breads are all vegan food. Let’s dispel some myths about vegan food: 1. What Is “Vegan Food”? Technically, vegan food is no meat/flesh, no…

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Do Vegans Get Fewer Colds?

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If you’re vegan, do you think you get fewer colds than the average person? Speaking for myself, I have to answer with a resounding “yes.” I’ve been vegan for the last 15 years. In that time, I have never had the flu. I get a cold about every 3 to 5 years, and the duration and severity of the cold are far less than when I wasn’t vegan. The colds…

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Staying Vegan in a Mixed Dietary Preference Household

Staying Vegan in a Mixed Dietary Preference Household

Suppose that you are vegan and you live in a house with non-vegans. And suppose that these omnivores are your family, your children and/or spouse. Oftentimes families have mixed dietary preferences and approaches. But families still want to eat together—eating together as a family provides communication, an opportunity to listen, eye contact,  and of course, time to remember gratitude. It’s good and it feels good to herd everyone together for…

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“FRESH VEGAN” – New Vegan Foodie Magazine!

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As a chef and cookbook author, I’m always on the lookout for new recipes. While perusing the internet not long ago, I was very excited to see that a new vegan food magazine is available online. The magazine is called “Fresh Vegan” and I was lucky enough to read their first two issues. The issues are jam packed with innovative and delicious recipes, beautiful pictures and interesting articles on chefs, restaurants…

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