Last week marked the reelection of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama. If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that means that since then, I couldn’t have woken up any happier. I’m pleased with this result for our country and it really restores a lot of faith I had in […]


Being vegan, I often get a lot of “Oh, that’s weird” or “Oh, why don’t you drink milk?!” or even “Oh, I could never give up cheese.” (I know, people say “oh” a lot in my life…or maybe it’s just in my head.) I recently realized the questions I get asked the most aren’t about […]


My husband is the owner of a vegan restaurant here in NYC and I recently overheard him on the phone with a friend of his. He was giving some advice about how to go about opening a new place and said this: “As far as competition, I’m not worried about the vegan restaurant down the […]


The other night, I was home alone, watching Pride and Prejudice (the 2005, Keira Knightly version) on iTunes. It’s one of my favorite books (okay, so I know where it is on the list,  I was just trying not to sound like a dweeb. It’s third. It’s my THIRD favorite book. First Jane Eyre, then Wuthering Heights, then […]

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On a recent Thursday night home alone perusing Netflix, I found the opportunity to watch a powerful and moving documentary entitled, For The Bible Tells Me So. A 2007 film by Director Daniel G. Karslake, the documentary is described on IMDB as “an exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how […]


A recent study published in Nutritional Journal finds that a vegetarian diet could make you happier and more relaxed. The results seemed surprising: researchers anticipated that vegetarians would have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which are responsible for mood regulation.  It would appear that vegetarians would therefore be more susceptible to depressing than their […]


New Study Extolls Health Benefits Of Vegetarian Diet

by Anjali Sareen June 5, 2012

A new study out of Australia is extolling the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. Although this is not the first study of its kind and likely won’t be the last on the benefits of vegetarianism, it is somewhat revolutionary in that it makes clear a vegetarian diet can be healthful for both pregnant women and […]

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Lance Armstrong Adopts Vegan Diet For Better Training

by Anjali Sareen May 31, 2012

Former Tour de France Champion Lance Armstrong has recently adopted a partially vegan diet for better performance. Armstrong has officially begun training for the Ironman France triathlon and plans to compete in other Ironman competitions in the future. Armstrong undertook an extensive training and diet regime with former triathlete Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine […]

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New Study: Soy Baby Formula Is Safe

by Anjali Sareen May 30, 2012

According to a new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, soy-based formula is just as safe and healthy for babies as dairy milk-based formula. Despite many opinions that soy formula (and an overall vegan diet) may not be healthy for babies, the new report indicates that babies fed soy-based formula perform just as […]

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Meet The Vegan Testimonial Project!

by Anjali Sareen May 25, 2012

I recently discovered a new Twitter friend who goes by the handle @ReadyForPlanB. Interested, I took a look at his profile and website and found something fantastic: a treasure trove of vegan testimonials from people of all different backgrounds, walks of life, and places on their journey. I decided to interview the man behind this […]

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