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Power Oatmeal

Power Oatmeal

Oats with the Most Going Beyond Breakfast Lately I’ve been told to eat more warming foods to balance my chi, as prescribed by eastern medicine practices. I have been drinking shakes in the morning because it was a tasty way to get ALL of the supplements I’m currently attempting to take on a daily basis....
Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos

Trader Joe’s Tempeh Tacos An Easy, Cheap, Delicious Meal in 20 Minutes We wanted to share quickly a meal we did last night that turned out to be incredibly tasty. We did taco night, but instead of meat (of course), we bought some Trader Joe’s tempeh and sautéed it. The TJ’s tempeh is cheap and one packet...
Dave's Gourmet Korean Food

Dave’s Gourmet Korean Food

A Vegan and Gluten-Free Gem At Your Local Farmers Market Cindy and I have a new favorite spot at our farmers market, and these guys should be at your local farmers market too!  Dave’s Gourmet Korean Food is absolutely delicious, healthy and most importantly, vegan and gluten-free. Honestly, even if you’re not vegan or gluten-free...
Kitchen Sink Veggie Burger

Kitchen Sink Veggie Burger

Skip the Frozen Section Use up Your Scraps After Carl’s real burger indulgence, we decided to take a crack at making our own veggie burgers. We looked up several recipes and got the general idea. There are a few key ingredients that serve as a base, and then you’re free to add in whatever your...
Hamburger Heaven?

Hamburger Heaven?

Salt’s Cure – West Hollywood, CA “Veganish”, I suppose. I’ve been telling Cindy for weeks now that I’ve been craving a hamburger. Her advice? Listen to your body and have one. So I did. Before you start calling me a hypocrite hear me out please. I became vegan about seven months ago (cold turkey) for...
Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Acid v. Alkaline Our pH and What it Means We’ve probably heard of pH (potential of hydrogen) in our grade school science class where we tested various solutions to  measure their acidity or alkalinity, or perhaps even in deodorant commercials. Does “pH balanced for a man” ring any bells? pH levels are measured on a scale...
Health Effects of Soda

Health Effects of Soda

What Happens in Your Body The Play-by-Play It is argued by many professionals in the health community that soda is probably one of the top five worst things to have in your diet. Americans drink about 20 ounces of soda a day, more than any other country, and as no surprise, we are one of...
Vegan a la Mexicana

Vegan a la Mexicana

Ay Que Rico! Comida en La Cuidad So as some of you may already know we were in Mexico City for a few days over the past week/weekend. It was my Opa’s (grandfather) 90th Birthday Party. What an honor to be able to celebrate such an occasion. My entire family was there and we had...
One Day Without Shoes

One Day Without Shoes

Toms Shoes April 5, 2011 Through a friend of ours that works at Toms, Cindy and I learned about an event that is going on next Tuesday, April 5th. “One Day Without Shoes” is an all-day event meant to spread awareness about the difficulties that so many people face by simply not having shoes. If...
Vegan in Mexico City

Vegan in Mexico City

Carl and Cindy here from Mexico City! This a.m. we had a delicious vegan breakfast and wanted to share this great non-dairy alternative way to start your day. It’s called Birge-muesli and is from Stuttgart where both our Opa’s (grandfathers) are from. The night before set aside a bowl of rolled oats and freshly squeezed...
Be Lazy, Eat Healthy

Be Lazy, Eat Healthy

Quick, Healthy Meal Ideas What We Really Eat Every Week  When you get home from a long day, we all know the last thing we want to do is start cooking. It’s much easier to grab the chips and plant yourself on the couch, than make a trip to the market. For any diet this...
Take a Bite Out of Heart Disease

Take a Bite Out of Heart Disease

A Floss Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away Oral Hygiene & Your Health More and more studies are emerging linking dental health to heart disease. In fact, poor oral health has been associated with Alzheimer’s, diabetes, strokes and memory loss. Though we may not think of it in this way, our mouth is the gateway...