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What IS Healthy Plant-Based Eating?

As long as there have been people who have chosen not to eat animal products, there have been misconceptions about plant-based eating. Some of the common questions a vegan or plant-based eater might get include: but, where do you get your protein? how do you get calcium without drinking...

In 2017 Power Up Your Ethics AND Your Health – A Pre-Screening of Eating You Alive

This story appeared in the January 2017 issue of Powell River Living Magazine. We hope to encourage people to attend the pre-screening event of the incredible documentary Eating You Alive through these inspiring local stories! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/239766856464311/ When Dave Kuntsi went to see his family doctor in October...

Easy Vegan Week: Batch Cooking – Applied!

Last week I talked about tips for batch cooking to make your plant-based and healthy-meal planning a bit smoother and easier, especially during busy weekdays. This week I want to show you exactly how to put that in action, with a sample 1-week meal plan where we batch cook...

Healthy AND Delicious Holiday Meals – UPCOMING COURSE!

Have you been eating more plant-based food and wondering how to keep the good work up during the holiday season? Are you worried about feeling deprived, or of offending/disappointing family members with a meatless Christmas dinner? Or do you just want to have some ideas for a great main...

Component Meals: Making Healthy Plant-Based Eating EASY

When people are getting started with plant-based eating, it can feel overwhelming. This is especially true for people who have been cooking a certain way for many years, and who are now faced with making new types of meals as a matter of health. But it doesn’t have to...

AHA moments in Plant-Based Cooking Classes

I started teaching plant-based cooking classes in the spring of 2016, and I have been amazed at the power they have to inspire people to eat more healthfully, and to understand that eating more healthfully doesn’t mean “boring” or “bland.” Take two steps back: I have been teaching most...