VZ 222: Watch Out for Food Fraud

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  According to Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative, food fraud is “a collective term used to encompass the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering, or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients, or food packaging; or false or misleading statements made about a product, for economic gain.” There’s a database that keeps track of thousands of […]

VZ 220: Exercise Isn’t an All-or-Nothing Proposition

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  We’ve always maintained that living a plant-based lifestyle shouldn’t be an all-or-nothing thing. It’s better to have a meatless Monday every week and make small changes at other times than to do nothing, right? Well, the same holds true for exercise. Too often, a fixed all-or-nothing mindset prevents us from getting the exercise our […]

VZ 219: The College Vegetarian

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  It’s almost time for back-to-school. In past episodes and blog posts we’ve talked about lunch and snack ideas for younger kids; in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll focus on being a college vegetarian or vegan.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find […]

VZ 218: Vegetarian and Vegan Camping Foods

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In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll demystify camping as a vegetarian or vegan. This has been a pretty popular topic in the Peas and Carrots Society this summer, so we’ll be sharing some tips and ideas from members for vegetarian and vegan camping foods.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]

VZ 217: Spotlight on the Peas and Carrots Society — Talking Yoga with Chris Bishop

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  Over the past couple of years our Facebook group, the Peas and Carrots Society, has grown into a vibrant, engaged community of amazing people. We’ve had so many interesting and inspiring discussions with members within the group, and we thought it would be fun to have some of those discussions on the podcast! In […]

VZ 216: Stay Super-Charged with These Energy-Boosting Foods

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we sharing some foods that will help to keep you energized throughout your busy day.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating and […]

VZ 215: Meal Subscription Services

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some information about the meal delivery services that are becoming more and more popular. We discuss some pros and cons, talk about several services by name, and share some feedback from the Peas and Carrots Society.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]

VZ 214: Switching to Natural Beauty Products

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be sharing some tips for making the switch to natural beauty products.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating and review. Please […]

VZ 213: Follow a Plant-Based Diet Without Feeling Hungry

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  A member of our closed Facebook group, The Peas and Carrots Society, asked for tips to help her follow a plant-based diet without feeling hungry. Our members responded with some really great suggestions, which we’ll share in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the […]