Un-Processing Your Food

As part of our move to a healthier (and simpler) lifestyle, we are working on removing processed foods from our diet. ***** Being vegan means we consume and wear nothing that is or comes from any other animal, but being vegan does not necessarily mean we are healthy. There is plenty of vegan junk food and highly processed

One Easy Way to Get Your Veggies!

Eat your veggies, however that works for you. ********* Nicole is spearheading a new experiment for us. We have begun ordering vegetables online. Every week we pay about $57 to have fresh, organic fruits and vegetables show up on our doorstep. (We are going through Tampa Bay Organics but there are many services that do this near

How to Eat Like a King!!

Being vegan has its perks. You enjoy the best food at the most unusual places with the highest quality. Ever seen a vegan McDonald's? Exactly. ********* I never thought I would be able to live without meat, cheese, and butter. Being vegan, though, has been one of the best and longest-lasting commitments I have made with myself.

Ruling Your Food

As a minimalist and vegan, I like to keep things simple, so here are my rules for eating right... ********* 1. Do not eat anything that does not want to be eaten. You could rephrase this as Don't eat anything that feels pain if you like, but the overall point is to avoid causing suffering. Most

How Can We Fight For Real Food?

How can we stand against a genetically modified industrial and political food complex? ********* I posted a snarky comment on FaceBook that sparked discussion about how to fight for real food. My friend Sharon was kind enough to ask what I think we can do about the situation. Here is what I think: There are lots of

You Think You Love Food?

I love food. I mean, I love it in a way that extends beyond emotion. Good food can soothe the soul, tame a temper, or intoxicate a lover. There is nothing so satisfying as engrossing conversation between deep friends over a grand meal. ********* Adopting a vegan lifestyle, however, can seem to limit food options. In