VZ 264: Eating Vegan at the Ballpark

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  Many Americans enjoy this time of year because it means BASEBALL. While we don’t follow a team, we do love getting outside and enjoying the activity of being at a ballpark with people, watching sports, and eating some good food. Before we became vegetarians, we ate burgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, and things of […]

VZ 263: Tips for Affordable Plant Based Eating

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  When we hit a financial rough patch it’s easy to cut back on non-essential expenses like extra cable channels or dining out. But sometimes that’s not enough and budgeting enough for basic food expenses can become a challenge. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share some tips for affordable plant based […]

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 260: Cruelty-Free Pet Products

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be shedding (get it, shedding??!) some light on cruelty-free pet products, including food, treats, grooming products, and flea medicines.   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 […]

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 255: Animal Abuse Legislation in the U.S.

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  While our core mission here at VZ is to promote the positive aspects of living a healthier plant-based lifestyle, we also want to ensure we are passing along to you any opportunities you have, as a citizen of your country, to have your voice heard on behalf of animals. In this episode of the […]