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7 Day Vegan – Day Three

May 15, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day Three

On my way home from school yesterday, I stopped by the grocery store and bought some cacao and chia seeds so that I could make the Chocolate Chia Pudding that I read about earlier.  I mixed everything together around 6pm and put it in the fridge to solidify.  Three and a half hours later, the house was […]

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7 Day Vegan – Day Two

May 14, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day Two

Day one of #7dayvegan was a success – no cheese, no milk chocolate, no whey protein, no yogurt, no eggs… That feels like a whole lot of “no.” When I consider what I hope this week looks like for me, I want to be sure that it’s not just about getting rid of things from my […]

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7 Day Vegan – Day One

May 13, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day One

My family and I have been vegetarians for the past 3 and a half years.  The transition from meat to meatless was easier than I expected.  We eat most of the same meals that we used to (stir fry, pizza, enchiladas, chili, soup, sandwiches, salads, cereals, egg dishes, tacos and burritos, etc.) just without the meat.  Recently, […]

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Thankful Doughnuts

November 21, 2012

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Thankful Doughnuts

I brought doughnuts in for my first block broadcasting class this week.  It’s thanksgiving week and I wanted to let them know that I was thankful for them.  I thought doughnuts would do the trick. I took 10-15 minutes at the beginning of class to recount a story about each student that illustrated one reason […]

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Could My Chocolate Habit be Good For Me?

March 26, 2012

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Could My Chocolate Habit be Good For Me?

Way to go UCSD.  A team led by Beatrice Golomban, associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed a study in which they found a correlation between eating chocolate and staying lean.  This caught my eye after hearing a presentation on chocolate and carob last week.  Here’s how the study went down: With […]

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