- I'm a Culinary Arts teacher. I produce soap and candles that look like real food. I teach Culinary Arts for the Clark County School District and at home I am closely supervised by four cats.
- Veg Status:
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- 01 Apr 2013
- Fav Place:
- Fav Books:
- Fav Music:
- I Admire:
- My Website:
- Last Login:
- 24 Jul 2014
- Profile Views:
Favorite Listings (0)
None reviewed yet.
Uploaded Photos (0)
Entries Added to HappyCow (0)
Please ask me to submit some.
More About Me
Reasons why I prefer to eat vegetarian or vegan:
I enjoy a primarily vegan diet because it's more affordable and healthier than a diet which includes meat, sugar, and dairy products.
I joined HappyCow Members Community because:
I joined this site because at the time I joined, I lived in rural Arizona where the local diet consisted of beef with beans or potatoes. I am now living in Las Vegas where there is actually an entire vegan community.
Here are some places I've been that I liked... and places that I would like to visit one day:
My father was a doctor with the U.S. Public Health Service and I grew up in Ghana, Thailand, and El Salvador. As a teacher, I have lived and worked in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. All told, I have spent 17 years living abroad.
Some of my favorite veg*n foods include:
Since I did not grow up as a vegan let alone a vegetarian, the only way I've been able to stay on a total vegetarian diet has been to produce foods that look and taste like the comfort foods I grew up with. My favorite vegan meals include "beef" won-ton soup, chicken fried "steak" with mashed potatoes and country gravy, and "pork" tamales. I am now in the process of publishing a 10 volume vegan cookbook series called, "The Unintentional Vegan." Volume 1: Beef is currently available through Amazon.com as an e-book.
Here are some books, movies, magazines, and my favorites that I would recommend to other HappyCow members:
If you haven't seen the film, Vegucated, I'd strongly recommend it. It was produced in 2011. The premise of this film was simple. Could a vegan producer convince 3 non-vegan New Yorkers to adopt a vegan diet for 6 weeks? The film follows these participants for 1 1/2 months through their initial health screening, nutrition workshops and visits to farms and (meat) processing plants. It concluded with an exit medical screening that evaluated how a vegan diet affected their overall health. The film also ended with a decision from each participant as to whether or not he or she would continue pursing a vegan diet.
No comments yet.
All images used on this site are user uploaded, obtained through what is believed to be not subject to copyright, or by Creative Commons usage. If your image was used without permission, please contact us.