In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Vegan Food Pyramid
    You Don’t Have to Go Cheese-less On a Vegan Diet

    You Don’t Have to Go Cheese-less On a Vegan Diet One thing that is truly amazing is the growing market of Vegan Cheeses. Most Omnivores and Vegetarians can not justify going on a Vegan Diet because they simply can not give up Cheese! I can sympathize. It’s a big

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  • What’s Your Style? Macrobiotic, Vegan, Plant-Based, SAD?

    What’s Your Style? Macrobiotic, Vegan, Plant-Based, SAD? I was reading a nice post from Goodness Gracious about the differences between Macrobiotic, Plant-Based and Vegan diets. Keep in mind, unless you were raised a Vegan or Vegetarian, the overwhelmingly majority of us have been raised on SAD, the Standard American

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  • Becoming a Gluten-Free, Soy-Free Vegan

    On First Becoming A Vegan Many people tell me it would be too hard to become a Vegan, because they can’t give up their comfort foods. I can totally understand. Especially the transition to a Vegan Diet from all the usual (and traditional) foods would be a major dietary

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    My Vegan Journey from a Zen Diet Approach

    My Vegan Journey from a Zen Diet Approach I was reading a very good post from a few years ago about being on a Zen Diet and having major success with my cholesterol and triglyceride levels. I was able to bring them down dramatically by eating 6 small meals

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  • Vegan Deli Sandwich
    A Vegan Journey that Includes the Gluten Free Path

    When is a Vegan not a Vegan? I very interesting perspective, and I’ll tell you how this relates to me. My childhood consisted of eating animal foods daily with my mostly meat-eating family. I didn’t get into vegetarianism until my senior year in high school, when I visited a

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    The Sad Truth About Being A Vegan

    The Sad Truth About Being A Vegan I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my adult life. Okay, if you want to know the numbers, I became a vegetarian in my Junior year of college (20 years old?). And, I’ve fallen off the vegetarian wagon a few times, went

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