Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 10 – is the first night of Hanukkah. When we are just starting to limit or eliminate animal products cultural and religious food traditions do not need to be where we begin. Though it is perfectly possible to enjoy a Vegan or Plant based Hanukkah, remember that you might prefer to start with the many other choices available to you during this holiday month!

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 9 – When you are making new Vegan and Plant Based choices, watch your language. You are choosing more plants, more fruits, more greens, grains, beans, seeds, legumes and fresh water. This is not just meat LESS, it is much much more. To speak with Vegan / Plant Based Life Coach Michele Olender, email info@micheleolendercoaching.com to set up a free session.

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 8 – If this is the first holiday season you are planning to limit or eliminate consumption of animal products, consider not making it too much of a point of discussion at larger family gatherings. Remember that though you may feel others are not respectful of your choices, those same people may also think that you are condemning them for their choices. Let the gatherings be full of love – and if they want to talk to you more about it, make time for a phone call on another day.

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 3 – Remember to add in your Vegan basics – beans, greens, grains, veggies, seeds, legumes every day to maximize your Whole Food Plant Based nutrition. Even if you’re not ready to limit or eliminate animal products, consider eating these whole foods first.

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare, that things are difficult.” – Seneca

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 2 – Vegan Baking for the Holidays? If you want to make some Vegan treats for the holidays, better to start and experiment early. Pureed fruit, flaxseed eggs, and other commercially available products are in the links: https://www.thekitchn.com/5-vegan-sub…https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/c…

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 1 ~ A video every day from December 1 to January 1. Whatever your goal for the holidays consider adding in a little extra Whole Food Plant Based nutrition. Whether or not your goal is to move towards a Vegan diet, start your Plant Based journey by setting an intention of adding a few extra bites or servings of greens, whole grains, fruits, veggies, legumes, beans and seeds. Click to watch!