Vegan Weight Loss

A Week’s Worth of Vegan Meals and Snacks

Hello Everyone!  I’ve recently been inspired to return to my blog, and I know just the thing that I’ve been wanting to post.  Over the years I have posted a lot of recipes, and I hope that people have been able to create delicious vegan meals for their families using some of my ideas!  But…

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My 2012 Weight Loss: How it’s Going

On New Year’s I announced that I was making weight loss a priority for myself this year, and I’ve been meaning to follow up with a “how it’s going” post.  But I’ve been reluctant to do so.  I had hoped to lose weight a little more quickly and continuously, and have a spectacular success story…

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Vegan Weight Loss

What do you picture when you think of a vegan? Many people picture vegans as skinny, waif-like creatures.  That is certainly the stereotype I had heard before going vegan. And some people do lose weight when they go vegan.  Their bodies naturally respond to the lower-fat, higher-fiber diet and they lose unwanted pounds effortlessly.   Allow me to…

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Food Tracking Website Reviews

Recently I have been shopping around for an online food journal, and there are a lot of choices out there!   Food tracking is a great tool for people like me who know how to eat healthfully, but tend to let the portions get out of hand.  Here’s my take on some of the websites…

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Engine 2 Diet: Oil-Free Avocado Pesto

When I considered trying to cook with little to no oil, the first recipe that popped into my head was pesto!  My beloved pesto sauce, ranking in the top 5 of my favorite foods of all time, contains 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil.  There is no way I would ever give up pesto for…

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