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 […]

3 Amazing Places to Sponsor a Turkey This Holiday Season

Sponsor a turkey…wait, what? As vegetarians, we say…phooey on the Thanksgiving tradition of a turkey on a table, surrounded by delicious sides and pumpkin pie. While we’ll keep the delicious sides and pie, we would much rather see turkeys running, playing, and snuggling (yes, snuggling!) with humans. Every year, animal sanctuaries rescue as many turkeys as they […]

VZ 177: Healthy Habits for Happy Travels

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  Can you believe it’s almost time for the holiday travel season…again?? In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some tips for creating healthy habits for happy travels. Included in our tips are some great suggestions from members of our closed Facebook group, The Peas and Carrots Society.   Thanks for tuning […]

VZ 176: The Amazing Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we talk about the health benefits of fermented foods. Kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, miso, natto, and other fermented foods can be very beneficial for gut health and other bodily functions. We learned a lot from researching this topic, and hope you’ll learn something new about fermented foods when […]

VZ 175: The Great Grains Breakdown

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  This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is all about grains. What are grains, exactly, besides the stuff that gets ground into flour? We talk about the types of grains and elaborate on the importance of including plenty of whole grains in your diet.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the […]

VZ 174: 5 Ways to Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month

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  October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, so in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we share 5 ways you can celebrate!   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 173: Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we talk about one of our favorite subjects…pets! Specifically, did you know that owning a pet (or even just interacting with animals) can have positive effects on your health? Not to mention the good it does for them.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]