VZ 283: Talking Turkey with Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary

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A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Farm Sanctuary…Website Around this time of year for the past few years, Larissa and I head out to the Farm Sanctuary website to sponsor a turkey through their Adopt A Turkey Project. An estimated 46 million turkeys are killed each year at Thanksgiving alone so […]

VZ 165: The Importance of Having a Strong Social Support System

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we discuss the importance of having a strong support system, whether it is for your lifestyle choices, a chronic illness, emotional issues, or any other issue that might be important to you. In this day and age, it is very easy to find support online, and […]

VZ 164: Questions to Ask at the Farmers Market

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll help you get ready to head out to the farmers market by sharing some good questions to ask the farmers and other vendors.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen […]

Our Chat with Renee Baude of Renee’s Kitchen!

Weekend before last we were honored to be featured on a Blab chat with Renee Baude, owner of Renee’s Kitchen.  This was our first time on Blab as a participant (we’ve been viewers before, sure, but we’ve never been asked to be a guest!!)

Renee cooks with L.O.V.E. — Local Organic Vegetables Everyday.

If you’re not familiar with Renee’s Kitchen, be sure to head over to her website and check out all of her blog posts containing recipes, cooking tips, links to her weekly cooking demos on Blab, and more.

Renee also created a wonderful blog post with our chat and links. Thanks, Renee!!

Date: January 24, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Appearance: Our Chat with Renee Baude of Renee’s Kitchen!
Outlet: Blab
Format: Other

VZ 122: Zen and the Art of Being Me

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we have fun recapping Vickie’s wildly successful TED-like presentation called “Zen and the Art of Being Me”.  She delivered this 16-minute speech to a group of 300 peers from her corporate job, and did a fantastic job!  Once the video clip is made available to her […]

Congratulations to the Winner of Megan Cain’s Book, Super Easy Food Preserving!

Thank you to everyone who left a comment on Episode 103: Interview with Megan Cain, AKA The Creative Vegetable Gardener.

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We’re happy to announce that Veg Zenner Beth Pierce is the winner of Megan Cain’s book, Super Easy Food Preserving.

Congratulations, Beth!

Thanks again to everyone who entered.  If you’d like your own copy of Megan’s awesome book, click the button below:

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VZ 106: Vegetarian Cookout with Vickie and Larissa

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re getting ready for a Fourth of July vegetarian cookout.  We’ll talk about all the great foods you can grill BESIDES meat, as well as some strategies for going to cookouts away from home. Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

Simple Ways to Make Pickled Vegetables

Tasty and Tangy...Peter Piper Would Approve

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  I’m nearly 44, but pickles are a relatively new like for me.   When I was but a wee one, I had a bad pickle experience.  I HAD to have a pickle.  But, my mom said, you’re not going to like it…it’s sour. Nope, I was going to eat a pickle.  One big bite…followed by […]

VZ 104: Resource Guide – How to Find In-Season Produce

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  We talk often about eating “in season” to help you save money and find the freshest foods, but how do you know what is in season in your area? In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be offering some resources to help you figure out what’s available to you and when. Thanks […]

11 Tips for a Fruitful Trip to the Farmers Market

How to Get the Most Healthy Bang for Your Buck

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Farmers Markets are the bomb.  Yep, I just said that.  Because it’s true.  Of course I buy produce from the grocery store when I need something during the week, but we will jump on any chance we have to stock up at our local farmers markets.   Freshness, variety, atmosphere…farmers markets have it all.  Reaping […]