Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 15 – Vedge Your Best is a podcast too! I include Stoic wisdom in most of my weekly episodes. Today a wonderful quote from Zeno that encapsulates the Vedge Your Best ethos. “Well being is realized by small steps, but that is no small thing.” Progress not Perfection. I believe there is almost nothingContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays”

Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays

December 14 – If you are interested in losing a little bit of weight during this period, I recommend that we “front-load” our meals with water and low density soups and low oil salads and greens. Get those filling, hydrating and satiating foods in first before the rest of your meal of more densely caloricContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays”

Vedge Your Best Through the Holidays

December 13 – is Santa Lucia day – the longest night of the year in the Northern hemisphere according to the old calendar – the winter solstice. 1 in 5 Swedes under 30 identifies as Vegan or Vegetarian and 50 percent of Swedes overall report the they are more interested in eating Vegan now thanContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through the Holidays”

Are Mushrooms Vegan?

December 11 – At Vedge Your Best we have neglected to mention that Plant Based Diet staple – the mushroom! They are not animals. Not plants. Fungi! Yes there have been some questions whether because of the “feeding” habits of some varieties of mushrooms they are “vegan.” At Vedge Your Best we are confident inContinue reading “Are Mushrooms Vegan?”

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 theContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays”

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, emailContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays”

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 thinkContinue reading “Vedge Your Best Through The Holidays”