Podcast #87: Why Environmentalists Don’t Vote with Nathaniel Stinnett

September 28, 2020

In the 2016 US Presidential election, over 10 million people who listed the environment their top priority didn’t vote. You might be asking, how can you be an environmentalist and not vote? Today, Nathaniel Stinnett provides the answers. Nathaniel Stinnett is the Founder & Executive Director of the Environmental Voter Project, a non-partisan nonprofit that…

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Velvety Red Lentil Soup with Cherry Tomatoes & Shredded Coconut

September 24, 2020

This velvety red lentil soup defies expectations of what lentil soup can be. It is packed with flavor from the ginger, shredded coconut, tomatoes, and the fragrant, warming Indian spices. If you have never used this lentil before, red lentils are a quick-cooking legume with a mild, subtle sweet flavor.  Cooking red lentils is easy,…

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Oil-Free Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing Made With Cauliflower

September 14, 2020

  Today’s recipe, oil-free vegan Caesar salad dressing, has a nice creamy consistency and clean tart taste. Traditionally a Caesar salad dressing uses anchovies, parmesan, and garlic, of course, to create flavor.  I used cauliflower as the base, miso, capers, lemon, dijon, maple syrup, and garlic. A slurry of ground flaxseed replaced the oil. Making…

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Cauliflower Steaks Topped With Pear Curry Chutney

September 4, 2020

Cauliflower steaks are a quick, healthy dinner that can be served with any traditional sides. Personally, I love to serve them over quinoa with a side of leafy greens. The pear chutney is a chunky, sweet, savory condiment with a delicate taste of curry. It pairs perfectly with the cauliflower steaks. Cauliflower has definitely gone…

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Podcast #83: Socially Responsible Investing For A Green Planet

August 4, 2020

Socially responsible investing is a strategy where people choose to invest in companies that are environmentally and socially responsible. As well as align with their core values. Today we welcome Stephan Kerby, author of the book “You Are The Change: A Beginner’s Guide To Socially Responsible Investing.” Stephan, a vegan himself,  is an expert on…

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Podcast #81: How To Survive A Pandemic with Dr. Michael Greger

July 7, 2020

On this special episode, I speak to leading health expert, Dr. Michael Greger, on how to survive a pandemic. It’s hard to make sense of the scary reality we now live in. And fears about catching Covid-19 can take an emotional and physical toll. Furthermore, there is so much confusion about protecting ourselves from this…

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Vegan Blueberry Banana Bread with Lemony Buttermilk

June 10, 2020

What I like most about this vegan blueberry banana bread is that it tastes healthy and decadent at the same time. If you follow me, you know I have a sweet tooth. Especially now that I am stuck indoors all day. I find that moist, sweet breads with fruit satisfy my sugar cravings. Furthermore, this…

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Podcast #77: How To Improve Gut Health with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

May 28, 2020

“The single most powerful determinate of healthy gut microbiome is the diversity of plants.” ~Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Did you know that over 70% of the immune system lives in the gut?  And the Covid-19 virus can hit people with a weakened immune system harder. Which is why I am delighted to have Dr. Will Bulsiewicz…

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Vegan Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Brown Rice and Nuts

April 16, 2020

Are you tired of the same old song and dance for dinner? Try these vegan stuffed cabbage rolls and shake things up. For many people, the idea of cooked cabbage is not exactly appealing. But, I am here to tell you that this dish is exceptionally flavorful and comforting. The trick is you stuff parboiled…

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