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Yours truly reporting in on the plant-based, active, mindful living adventure – embarked upon far longer than the eight year history of this site. Respond with your thoughts, share your stories, and access news, insights and enthusiasm – juice for your mindful vegan journey.
A Simple Mindful Tool For Troubled Times Having just returned from a day long mindfulness retreat, I feel compelled to share with you a little bit about my experience. As so often I find myself in the role of teacher, I treasure the moments when I can be present as a...read more
Elephant Rescue Project Video: Part One (Part Two Below) First - Seven Things I Love About Elephants They possess an enviable grace and purposefulness in their movement - in spite of their size. They demonstrate compassion for the less fortunate, the lost, and the...read more
This week, I am honored to have authored the featured article on the T. Colin Campbell Nutrition Studies. Titled The Mindful Vegan: Happy. Healthy. Here and Now, here is the opening of the article - and here is the link to read the entire piece. Not long ago, I sat...read more
Just in case you didn't know that last week we celebrated National Brownie Day, no worries. Celebrating a few days late is entirely acceptable. And with this smashing new vegan brownie recipe creating from my dear friend Marla Rose of Veganstreet.com fame, you have...read more
A few days ago, VegWorld Magazine asked me if I had a recipe for pumpkin soup with lentils. They had been beset by requests for same, and - being familiar with the healthy comfort food recipe collection in The Plant-Based Journey - thought I might have something to...read more
Every time I have the deliciously fun opportunity to shadow Miyoko Schinner in her kitchen, I learn so much! This week I was her guest on Miyoko's Kitchen facebook LIVE where I learned how to make orecchiette pasta, talk about The Plant-Based Journey, mindful living,...read more
"Rock star!" In the vegan and plant-based world, this is what immediately comes to mind when you think of Dr. Neal Barnard. What may be news to you is that "rock star" - when it comes to Neal Barnard - has double meaning. Dr. Barnard generously gave me a lift from...read more
We've just returned from three weeks of adventure on a Biodiversity Expedition in Indonesia. Here in Greg's latest video release, a peek at our adventure. Watch as we dive alongside manta rays, sea turtles, and yes, even sea snakes!. Along the way we enjoyed lots of...read more
Fresh to you from its premiere at the Plant-Based Nutrition Support Group (PBNSG) presentation in Detroit, Michigan - to you! Never afraid to make a bit of a fool of myself to advance the cause! I never knew Michigan could be so much fun. I was so glad to meet many...read more
Just back from Healthfest 2016 in Marshall, Texas. While I have one foot out the door for another speaking engagement, I can't let another minute go by without reporting in to you about Healthfest with a few snapshots. Then I'm on the way today to Sacramento to speak...read more
In this twenty-eight minute video, discover a quick, crisp overview of the five universal steps of transition to a sustainable plant-based diet as presenting in The Plant-Based Journey.read more
“Have you had work done?” As I approach “when I’m 64”, I find this question is being asked of me more and more at my presentations. My response?read more
This time on CBS TV Good Day Sacramento I brought Dr. Michael Greger and his new book How Not to Die in with me. Enjoy this four minute segment, in which we feature Greger’s “Daily Dozen” featured in recipes direct from The Plant-Based Journey!read more
Habits, Sugar, and The Plant-Based Journey Program Notes
In this energetically fun and informative show, I am the honored guest of the effervescent Jill McKeever of Simple Daily Recipes. We talk about sugar, habit change, and Jill points out her favorite things about The Plant-Based Journey
Long a fan of the non-stick pan concept, yet burned out on the ever-revolving door of lower-priced models that lose their nonstick oomph long before I am ready, I finally decided it was high time to invest in some quality cook wear of the nonstick kind. Scanpan was the answerread more
I am excited to announce that The Plant-Based Journey has now been dietitian recommended as the guide to transition to a plant-based diet!
Timaree Hagenburger, R.D., is another in a growing number of health care providers and educators endorsing and recommending The Plant-Based Journey to their clients and students as guide to successful adoption of a plant-based diet.
When people are shifting to a plant-based diet, going vegan, or simply wanting to eat less animal products and more plant foods, sometimes the question comes up:
“Is there a way to recreate the flavors and textures of meat without using animal products?”
The answer is YES, and that’s what today’s segment is all about.
As we take stock of the past year and look forward to the next, the possibilities can seem endless for becoming the best, healthiest, happiest, and most authentic person we can be. If you aren’t already engaging in one, have you considered a mindfulness meditation practice as being that which will make a big difference for you in the new year?read more
Now Doctor Recommended for Your Health: The Plant-Based Journey Book! We know that a plant-based diet has been increasing extolled by doctors and the medical community as the diet for optimal health: I am excited to announce that The Plant-Based Journey is now...read more
This week I was back on the set at CBS TV to show multiple examples of plant-based party snacks so you can lighten up the holiday parties with plant-based hors d'oeuvres. Double click on the video to enjoy this four minute presentation including taste tests and...read more
Forks Over Knives Features The Plant-Based Journey with the Basic Veggie Burger Template Forks Over Knives, the movie, is indexed no less than four times in The Plant-Based Journey. Which makes perfect sense. As Journey is a guidebook for transition to a plant-based...read more
Portobello Pot Roast Recipe from The Plant-Based Journey Portobello Pot Roast from The Plant-Based Journey has been such a runaway hit that we've decided to publish the entire recipe here for everyone to enjoy. Just a glimpse of all the goodies you can expect with...read more
A Vegan Potluck Thanksgiving This year Thanksgiving presented an extra special event for us. Disappointed that Farm Sanctuary was not holding the annual Celebration for the Turkeys at the local Farm Sanctuary as in years past - truly, a highlight of our year - imagine...read more
6 Plant-Based Pumpkin Pie Recipes Having made many a plant-based pumpkin pie in my time, at this time of year I find myself again on the lookout for a new variation on the pumpkin pie theme. Oddly enough, as a kid I couldn't stand pumpkin pie - go figure! It was...read more
A Plant-Based Guide to Thriving at Thanksgiving For those of us who have opted out of flesh for feasts, simply sitting down to the family gathering with a big, lifeless and featherless bird in the center of the table can present a challenge - and at the least offend...read more