VZ 187: Mushrooms (There’s a Fungus Among Us!)

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll learn about the different types of mushrooms and talk about mushroom nutrition and health benefits.   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 […]

VZ 186: Simple Meals to Make When You Don’t Want to Cook

  This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast was inspired by a question posed by one of the members of the Peas & Carrots Society regarding what to eat when you’re not up to cooking. We share some simple meals to make to get you in and out of the kitchen with minimal fuss and […]

VZ 185: The Power of Meditation

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some insights into the power of meditation with regard to both physical and mental health. We also give some tips for establishing a regular meditation practice–it’s not as difficult as you may think! Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen […]

VZ 184: On Being Grateful

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  Did you know that adopting an attitude of gratitude can improve your quality of life?  Being grateful can boost your physical, mental, and emotional health; change the way others perceive you, and make you more successful in your personal and professional relationships. And expressing that gratitude to others around you will make them feel […]

VZ 183: Healthy Plant-Based Comfort Foods

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  Sometimes you just need to soothe your soul with a helping of your favorite food, whether it’s a steaming bowl of soup, a satisfying helping of plant-based shepherd’s pie, or a serving of your favorite dessert (or a plate of crunchy, cheesy nachos!). This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is all about plant-based […]

VZ 182: Junk Food Indulgences

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be discussing those times when you just “gotta have” that “bad for you” junk food. Are donuts your weakness? Potato chips? We’ll talk about why we have these cravings, how much it’s okay to “indulge” them, and how you can mitigate them.   Thanks for […]

VZ 181: Homemade Salad Dressings

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  A member of the Peas and Carrots Society, our closed Facebook group, asked recently about suggestions for good homemade salad dressings, and other members didn’t disappoint! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be sharing some of their great ideas and favorite recipes for homemade salad dressings.   Thanks for tuning in […]

VZ 180: All About Vegan Fashion – Just in Time for Holiday Shopping

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  The holidays are upon us! If you’re a vegan, receiving non-vegan clothing or accessories from well-meaning gift-givers can become an uncomfortable situation. Many people don’t realize that vegans typically do not use products made from animals (leather bags, belts, or wallets, suede clothing, jewelry made from ivory, etc). Also, it can often be hard […]

VZ 179: Best Vegetarian and Vegan Magazines

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  Books and the Internet aren’t the only way to learn about plant-based recipes and tips or cruelty-free products. Magazines can be great resources as well. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share some popular vegetarian and vegan magazines.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

VZ 178: A Very Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Or, Much Ado About Stuffing

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  For those of us in the US, Thanksgiving is nearly here. It’s a time for feasting and family and football and, well…feasting. For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving and other food-centric holidays can be a challenge. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share some tips from our wonderful friends in the Peas […]