Vegan Junk Food Typically, most vegans are healthier than the average population.  The primary reasons for that are that they consume nutrient rich foods, eat whole grains, have a higher intake of fiber dense fruits and vegetables, avoid most processed foods, and have a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol because they don’t consume […]

Best Vegan Cookbooks Ever! These cookbooks are the best sellers, many are on the New York Times Best Seller list.  I have almost all of these and the recipes are amazing!  I also have a recipe section in this blog and you may sign up to receive a free PDF of all of my recipes.  […]

Vegan Grocery Shopping Tips, Save Money On Groceries, Vegan Meal Planning Also see Vegan Recipes on this blog. Reposted with permission from Lunch With Littles by my Vegan friend Jette Roberts Grocery Shopping January 10, 2017 Grocery shopping can be daunting if you don’t enjoy it. In the past I loathed going grocery shopping. Lately, […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. More Vegan Resources HERE. Giving Up Cheese & Going Vegan It is with sad regret that I must inform you that as a Vegan you must give up cheese!  I am a long time Chef and a restauranteur.  I am a lover […]

The Song That Makes Me Cry If you care a parent, you know how very much you love and adore your children.  It is unimaginable being without them.  But sometimes they get ripped away. If you know someone that has lost a child, even if it has been some time ago, they are still grieving.  […]

Transitioning From Vegetarian To Vegan This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. I call a vegan ‘diet’ a lifestyle instead of a diet because it really is not a change in diet as much as it is a lifestyle and mindset change.  When I began my journey in […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. Re-Posted with permission from VeganMotivation.com There’s a ton of misinformation on B-12, so let’s clear this up quickly: Plants don’t make B12.  Animals don’t make it either. B12 is made by microbes that blanket the earth. These bacteria grow in the […]

What Do Gorilla’s Eat? This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. I went from a BBQ Restaurant (smoked pork, brisket, chicken, salmon, ribs, polish sausage, etc.) owner to a Vegan!  A lot of people can’t believe it when I say that.  One of the most common questions that […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. Last year I gave up my thriving restaurant to focus on my health.  I had the restaurant for 5 years and everything was going well, except for my health.  I had gained a lot of weight.  I was having massive back […]

G. OughT Milk? Does It Do A Body Good? I have heard many people say that we need calcium and protein that is mostly found in milk and dairy based products like yogurt and cheese.  Various organizations have pushed Americans to consume our protein via dairy products.  We have all seen the propaganda in television […]