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 restaurateur.  I am a lover of pizza.  I am a wine connoisseur and wine was always best with CHEESE.  I […]

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 October 2016 to change my eating habits, I started with a vegetarian diet.   Some call it a Pescetarian […]

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 guts of animals, which is why their bodies and products can be a source […]

What Do Gorilla’s Eat? 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 I get is, “Are you getting enough protein?”  That question honestly makes me want […]

G. O ugh T 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 […]

If you have followed along with my blog posts, I recently posted ‘How I Lost Over 100 Pounds Eating Mindfully’.  As a recap, I was a BBQ restaurant owner (smoked meats) and a craft beer drinker.  I had gained about 150 pounds in a little over 5 years doing things like eating late after I […]