Tag Archive: vegetarian

Aug 03

Life Changing Childhood Moment

A human interest story I heard recently on public radio prompted me to reflect on my childhood. This isn’t a memory exercise I engage in often; not because my childhood wasn’t pleasant but simply because I am not one to dwell much on the past. But the radio program immediately caused me to identify what …

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Jul 28

6 Seaweed Secrets

Seaweed has always fascinated me. While other kids were screaming for their moms to get the icky, stringy stuff off their arms and legs at the beach, I was examining it up close, smelling it and collecting different samples to bring home so I could look them up in my encyclopedia. I wanted to discover …

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Jun 22

Fake Meat and Real Change

As a vegan for more than three decades, I have lived through the many attempts by food manufacturers to “perfect” fake meat via the veggie burger, soy dog, faux deli meats and beef crumbles, and chik nuggets. Admittedly, many of the early attempts were quite unedible. But current offerings demonstrate how persistence pays off, so …

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Aug 04

Tempted by Tempeh

I want to tempt you with tempeh. Whether you are a vegan, a full or part-time vegetarian, or someone who wants to try a delicious and easy to prepare alternative to meat, fish, or fowl, tempeh could be the answer for you. Recently in this blog I wrote about why you should not say tofu …

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