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Jennifer’s Way Bakery: Gluten-Free Goodness in NYC

Now I have yet another reason to miss the city. Last October I wrote a post about actress Jennifer Esposito and her mission to bring awareness and education about celiac disease and gluten-free living to the public. Through her organization, The Jennifer’s Way Foundation for Celiac Education (JWF), Jennifer is a tireless advocate for people […]

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Book Review: "The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals"

“For success, like happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s dedication to a cause greater than oneself.” – Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning In bookstores, “The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals,” by Jenny Brown with Gretchen Primack, will take its […]

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Restaurant Review: New World Home Cooking Co.

Here is something that always confuses me when I’m watching a cooking competition on TV: the same chefs who can create wonders with whatever challenges they are faced with or strange combinations of ingredients they are given go stone-cold frozen when they are given a vegetarian, or worse, vegan challenge. They look at a block of tofu […]

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Garden Cafe on the Green and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

It’s Hudson Valley Restaurant Week although that should be pluralized because the event lasts for 2 weeks. From March 18th through March 31st, almost 200 restaurants in the Hudson Valley, NY area will offer 3-course lunches at $20.95 and 3-course prix-fixe dinners at $29.95 (tax, tip and beverage not included). Standing out from the sea of […]

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VeganMoFo: "T" is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today’s letter is extra-special because it stands for my favorite event at my very favorite place in the world. “T” is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. This was my 2nd time attending […]

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VeganMoFo: "N" is for Nutrition – Book Review of "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition"

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “N” is for Nutrition and my book review of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition by registered dietician and certified personal trainer Julieanna Hever. If you are Vegan, you probably get bombarded with […]

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VeganMoFo: "I" is for Interview with Carol J. Adams, author of "The Sexual Politics of Meat"

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “I” is for my Interview with Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat. Carol J. Adams is one of my Vegan heroes and I had the great pleasure of interviewing her earlier this year. Her book, […]

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VeganMoFo: "G" is for Gluten-Free Products I Love

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “G” is for Gluten-Free Products I Love. After reading Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Diet and Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live, I decided to switch to a gluten-free diet. I suffer from autoimmune diseases which are worsened […]

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