VZ 262: Essential Oils 101

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  We have recently started including aromatherapy using essential oils as part of our monthly massages and we both love it. In this episode of the Vegetarian Podcast, we discuss the basics of essential oils–what they as well as some benefits and risks associated with their use.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]

VZ 261: Are You Really Hungry…Or Just Bored?

Emotional Eating and What to Do About It

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we springboard off of a post in our closed Facebook group, The Peas and Carrots Society, about how to know if you’re eating because you’re hungry, or if you’re just bored. We share some information about how to distinguish actual physical hunger from the desire to […]

VZ 259: Air Frying – Is It Awesome or Just a Bunch of Hot Air?

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we investigate air frying. Wait…what? How can you fry something without a ton of oil? And even if you can, how many vegetarian things can you actually fry? You’re about to find out! Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If […]

VZ 258: Let’s Wok and Roll (Cooking with a Wok)

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re all set to wok and roll! (see what we did there?) We’ll be discussing all things wok cooking, including the types of woks, necessary tools, what you can do in a wok besides stir frying, and best practices for making great food in a wok. […]

VZ 257: Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Challenge

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In early May, Larissa and I challenged the members of our closed Facebook Group, The Peas and Carrots Society to Dr. Michael Greger’s Daily Dozen Challenge. You might remember that Dr. Michael Greger is the founder of Nutritionfacts.org, which is a website we dedicated an entire episode of our podcast to because we thought it was […]

VZ 256: Deodorant – The Good, the Bad, and the Homemade

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll share some helpful information about commercial versus homemade deodorants (and how to make your own). 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 254: Some Facts About Foodborne Illness

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  Widespread outbreaks of illness resulting from contaminated produce have been in the news a lot recently. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll present some facts about foodborne illness, including how it happens and how you can lower your risk of getting sick.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of […]

VZ 253: Peanut Milk

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be talking about a new nut milk that’s poised to become a staple in plant-based households…PEANUT MILK!   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 […]

VZ 252: 5 Years Later — Revisiting the Mission of Vegetarian Zen

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we revisit the mission of Vegetarian Zen. We’ve been podcasting now for 5 years on a weekly basis and we have learned a LOT through our own research and through our community members and listeners. Since we just rounded episode 250, and have seen our community […]

VZ 251: What’s the Deal with Palm Oil?

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we discuss palm oil–what it is, how palm oil production is harming our planet, and some ways you can help mitigate that damage.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please […]