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Vegan billboards coming to a freeway near you

The Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL), based in San Diego, is starting a new campaign of billboards to educate drivers and other passersby, in the quick moments they pass, with a hopefully lasting message about veganism.

The billboards: A moment of pleasure… A lifetime of pain, show a hot-dog eating man on the pleasure

Seed Festival update

The Seed Food and Wine festival this weekend was an amazing success. Activists such as Alicia Silverstone and Brendan Brazier, as well as hundreds of other presenters and vendors created a world class plant based experience here in Miami. I was happy to present a demo during the main day of the festival. I

Tower Gardens: Grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the home

I saw this amazing tower garden at last year’s Summerfest that was growing vegetables without soil. It was even growing a watermelon!

You may be asking: How do you grow plentiful vegetables, fruits, and greens in limited space with a maximized efficiency?

Answer: in a vertical garden, developed at Walt Disney World’s Epcot center that has

Brazilian Black Bean Soup with Baked Plantain

 Brazilian Black Bean Soup with Baked Plantain
The colder weather is upon us and what better way to warm up than with some delicious soup. Try our Brazilain Black Bean Soup with Baked Plantain. This recipe is courtesy of The 30 Minute Vegan- Soup’s On!


Serves 6 to 8

Baked Plantains

 1 large ripe plantain
1 tablespoon pure maple

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A vegan Oktoberfest!

With so many things vegan nowadays: artisan cheese shops, 100% vegan grocery stores, and national brands of plant-based meats that are fooling the experts, it seems like there isn’t anything that can’t be veganized.

Oktoberfests, originating in Germany, are heavy on the animal-based schnizels, bratwurst, and sausages, not to mention beer that is processed with

Curried Pumpkin Soup

With Halloween approaching this pumpkin soup is the perfect vegan recipe for the holiday.

Serves 6 to 8
5 cups vegetable stock or water
1 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
3/4 cup diced celery
1/2 teaspoon seeded and diced jalapeno
4 large garlic cloves
4 cups pumpkin, 1/2 inch chop
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, try toasting
2 teaspoons sea

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Seed Food & Wine Festival – the first of its kind!


Coming up for me this October is a remarkable event right on the heels of my third 10-day Vegan Fusion Culinary Immersion in Miami.

I’m honored to be involved in the inaugural and soon-to-be annual Seed Food and Wine Festival in Miami Beach (www.seedfoodandwine.com), a five day festival celebrating plant-based cuisine and wellness with a

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St. Lucia Healing Retreat. Oct 30, 2014

The tropics call once again! Please join us for a one week healing retreat in St. Lucia from Oct 30th to Nov 6th

Imagine yourself on a magical island starting your day with fresh coconut water and sweet locally picked fruits


Come spend a week loving your body, through gentle exercise and a superfood rich diet

Boulder, Colorado 5 Day Vegan Fusion Culinary Immersion. Nov, 17 2014

Please join us in Boulder, Colorado for a 5-day Vegan Fusion Cuisine immersion into the world of vegan

New Orleans, Louisiana 5 Day Vegan Fusion Culinary Immersion. Feb 20th 2015

Please join us in New Orleans, Louisiana for a 5-day Vegan Fusion Cuisine immersion into the world of vegan cooking and raw food preparation.

The dates are Feb 20th – Feb 24th 2015.

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