I found this amazing recipe on Thug Kitchen's Instagram feed last week and decided I had to bring it to an upcoming potluck.   (www.thugkitchen.com) Now, full disclosure,  I'm skeptical on vegan sweet dishes because they don't always work out for me but this was a hit! I mean who doesn't like french toast??  And you …

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Should You Try Intermittent Fasting?

On the nutrition front there are a few things trending; the Ketogenic (Keto) diet, plant-based nutrition and Intermittent Fasting (IF). Because I follow a mostly plant-based diet, I get a lot of questions about it that style of eating.  Keto, not so much but I have been getting more and more questions about Intermittent Fasting. …

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World Veg Fest – October 2018

On October 27th, it's World Vegetarian Day and the San Francisco Veg Society (SFVS) is hosting  World Veg Fest.   It's an action-packed weekend featuring informative lectures by influential members of the veg movement, creative plant-based cooking demos, delicious vegan cuisine, free samples, vegan-friendly merchandise, and more! My friend Stephanie and I are heading into SF …

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Evidence-Based Nutrition – Yeah It’s a Thing

It's really hard to figure out what to eat for good health.   And if you rely on the inter webs for your dietary advice, well, Godspeed because it's a cluster out there. Enter evidenced-based nutrition courtesy of NutritionFacts.org (www.nutritionfacts.org).   The brainchild of Dr. Michael Greger, this site aims to present you (and your doctor) …

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IDEA World Convention Wrap Up

In late June I attended the IDEA World Convention in San Diego.  Thousands of club and studio owners, group instructors, personal trainers, health coaches, wellness coaches, yoga and pilates and barre instructors descended on San Diego for this enormous event. The convention was overwhelming to this first-timer.  There were classes, workshops, lectures and Q&A sessions …

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Scimper Scamper to Kinder Products

Kinder, cruelty-free beauty products.  I'm all for them.  My thinking is, if you can replace just a few things in your makeup bag with ones that are better for our furry and fluffy friends, why not?  Every little bit helps. The Leaping Bunny (http://www.leapingbunny.org/about/us) A comprehensive website and shopping app where you can find cruelty-free …

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