VZ 201: 5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Pet (Plus Helpful Adoption Tips)

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Six days after the passing of our beloved dog, Molly, we decided to get some “puppy therapy” at a local shelter. We thought it would make us feel better. It did, and we ended up bringing home the new light of our lives, our retriever mix, Cosmo Kramer. We like to say that we rescued […]

VZ 200: Celebrating 200 Episodes of Vegetarian Zen

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we reflect on the 199 episodes that have come before and share some of our listeners’ favorite things about the podcast.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please […]

VZ 199: Don’t Sacrifice Creaminess — How to Make Creamy Vegan Sauces

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll share some ways to make creamy vegan sauces without using nuts. The idea for this topic came from a question posed by a member of the Peas & Carrots Society on Facebook!   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

VZ 198: Organize Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer for Easier Healthy Eating

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some tips to organize your pantry, fridge, and freezer to make it easier to prepare and store healthy meals and snacks.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, […]

VZ 197: Another Round of “Ask Vegetarian Zen Anything”

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  Back in November of 2015, we did an episode called Ask Vegetarian Zen Anything. Since it’s been a long time since then, we thought we’d do another installment. We asked members of the Peas & Carrots Society for their questions…here they are, along with our best responses.   Thanks for tuning in to this […]

VZ 196: Plant Based Lunches That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

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  The idea for this episode came from a member of the Peas and Carrots Society, our closed Facebook group, who asked for ideas for meat replacements for filling plant based lunches to take to work. In our discussion, we focus more on the “staying full” aspect, and not exactly on replacing meat with “meat […]

VZ 195: Homemade Cleaning Products

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  In the last episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we shared information about why conventional household cleaners are so bad (for us and for the environment) and offered some tips for making cleaning more environmentally-friendly and less hazardous to health. In this episode, we’ll be talking specifically about making your own cleaning products, including […]

VZ 194: Spring Cleaning? Green Cleaning!

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we talk about the merits of using green cleaning products above conventional ones and share a few green cleaning tips. (Next week, we’ll be talking about making your own green cleaners, so be sure to stay tuned!)   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of […]

VZ 193: Smoothies for Everyone!

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  This episode of our podcast, “Smoothies for Everyone!” was inspired by two active members of our Peas and Carrots Society Facebook group, Crystel Aguilar and Katy Dunn. We’ll talk about tips for making great smoothies, ways to salvage smoothies gone wrong, and some favorite ingredients from our community.   Thanks for tuning in to […]

VZ 192: Sorghum

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we learn about sorghum, an ancient grain that is gaining in popularity these days for a number of reasons (it’s gluten-free, for one!).   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on […]