A Good Garden Planner Helps to Make a Successful Growing Season Spring will be here before we know it, so it’s time to start planning this year’s gardens. With that in mind, on this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, […]
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Vegan Fashion Is Becoming, Well…Fashionable! 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
Happy Thanksgiving! 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
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, so in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share 5 ways you can celebrate! Please note that some of the links on this page may be affiliate links and, at no additional cost
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
You’re a veggiesaurus living with one or more meatasauruses…what do you do? This is a topic that comes up often for vegetarians/vegans and their families, so in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some ideas for making
Problem: Due to the synthetic nature of plastic, sandwich bags, drink bottles, and “sporks” do not biodegrade, and thus will be cluttering up our planet for a very, very long time. (1) Solution: Ditch the disposable plastic bags and bottles!
Mmmmm…Tacos! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll take a look at a witty and original cookbook, The Taco Cleanse, which pokes fun at “cleanse” diets while at the same time giving the reader some truly inspiring and
Parents and kids are gearing up for back to school, so in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be talking about some ways to make school lunch planning and prep easier. We’ll also share some lunch suggestions from
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be sharing some tips for making the best veggie burgers ever! For our American listeners, Fourth of July is next week, and you know what that means…cookouts! And for unprepared vegetarians…a
Healthy and Safe Whole Food Choices for Your Furry Babies! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be talking about some healthy, whole foods you can feed your pups and kitties. Not all fruits and veggies are safe
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we learn a little about Community Supported Agriculture or CSA. We’ll hear from some of our Peas & Carrots members about their experiences with them as well! Please note that
Your home and office are typically two places you spend most of your time. Poor indoor air quality can have negative effects on your health and productivity. Check out episode 135 of our podcast to hear us discuss ways you
Cookies! There’s really nothing more to say about this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast except…cookies!! We talk about our favorite holiday cookies, share some resources for vegan, gluten-free, and diabetic-friendly cookie recipes, and some tips for veganizing cookie recipes.
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we present our 2015 vegetarian and vegan gift guide for the holidays. It’s jam-packed with great gift ideas, and you’ll find direct links to many of the products and companies we mention
We were fortunate to be able to attend a screening of the documentary PlantPure Nation this past week. The film was directed by Nelson Campbell, son of renowned researcher and whole-plant-foods advocate T. Colin Campbell. As Campbell (the younger)
Are you ready for some football??? September is upon us. There’s a tinge of Fall in the air here in South Texas, which to me always means football! Texans love their football and I am no exception. I grew
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we interview Megan Cain of The Creative Vegetable Gardener. She has been featured on The Art of Non-Conformity blog and PBS’s Victory Garden Edible Feast. Megan is an urban gardener and garden
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we discuss compelling reasons to transform your yard into an edible paradise using foodscaping. Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value
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
Today’s episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is a listener request. Rachel asked us if we would explore the topic of vegetarian and vegan men. Here is what she said: I have an idea for a future podcast. I