A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

February 14, 2013
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Helping others reclaim their health one person at a time (a list of my favorite documentaries included)

My friend borrowed Average Joe on the Raw (another fav!). Which health documentaries are your favorites?

Greg called me this afternoon from work to share his friend’s gratitude to me for her reclaimed health.

Last summer I lent her the documentaries below and she changed her diet.… Read more

November 6, 2012
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Home, Family, Race and Today’s Presidential Election while Avoiding Labels

“Live peacefully by eating moderately, breathing deeply, drinking wisely, getting plenty of sleep, living simply, and viewing every obstacle as the path to exceptional wisdom while expressing gratitude for all that you learn along the way.” ~Priscilla Matuson

This resonates so true for me and it is fitting that I read it this morning on election day (this is a small excerpt from a long passage):

“It is imperative to your present and future well-being that you look realistically at the world events and avoid the tendency to support – or get sucked into – anything that stands to take away your freedom or freedom of another.Read more

July 16, 2012
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Let’s Use this Canned Chicken as Inspiration to Demand a Healthier National Food Standard while Protecting Our Local Food Banks

Photo from SA_Steve’s Photostream on Flickr. This is something that I refuse to buy (available at Walmart) to take my own pictures, so I send mythanks to Steve for this picture!

 

I thought I saw it all until I saw Sweet Sue’s canned chicken circulate around Facebook.… Read more

July 13, 2012
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Adoption for All

I find searching for another daughter to love easier than finding our next family pet.

After spending countless hours on Petfinder these last couple of months, I also couldn’t help but wonder about the kids on Adopt US Kids (I have been frequenting this site approximately every 4 months since before Ainsley was born – she will be six in November).… Read more

January 18, 2012
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Vegan vs. Bee-gan: Animal Rights Agenda

Picture by Priscilla Matuson
Tonight, after I mentioned that I am a bee-gan on my Facebook fan page, I received the following comment:

“It would seem that an awful lot of vegans are bee-gans (including me)… I wonder if that indicates that there are now more vegans who are in it for the health effects than the animal rights agenda?”

Does being a bee-gan mean that I am a vegan who is not concern with animal rights?Read more

September 28, 2011
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Supporting My Friend Who is Supporting The Farm Sanctuary

Supporting the Farm Sanctuary





My friend Lauren, a fellow vegan, will be walking to raise money for the Farm Sanctuary‘s Walk for Farm Animals: Compassion for All in New York City on 23 October 2011. 


“For 25 years, Farm Sanctuary has relied on the Walk for Farm Animals to support its life-saving mission to protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassion.”

Lauren is walking with Farm Sanctuary to give animals a voice and to challenge the cruel practices of the factory farming industry.Read more