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plant based nutrition

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison   This week I finished the plant based nutrition certificate program with eCornell. I am so thankful for everything I’ve learned from not only the coursework and instructors but also through my[…]

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vegan beef empanadas recipe

Vegan Beef Empanadas Recipe   I absolutely love Colombian food, but finding vegan Colombian food is nearly impossible. So it’s always a treat when making these tasty vegan beef empanadas at home. Albeit a bit time consuming, these empanadas are freezer friendly so it’s great to make a large batch of these and freeze half.[…]

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regrow plants from kitchen scraps

Normally, when working in the kitchen, I collect all my food prep scraps and throw them into the compost tumbler in my backyard. However, several times on Pinterest, I’ve seen links for how to regrow plants from kitchen scraps and finally decided to give it a try. What an excellent way to reduce waste, right?[…]

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texas vegfest 2015

Texas Vegfest 2015 Yesterday, I drove from Houston to check out the Texas VegFest in Austin. I always get excited when vegans/vegetarians congregate, and I felt like this event was worth the day trip. The festival was at the beautiful Fiesta Gardens which is an awesome little park that hugs the river in Austin. There[…]