Big Leafy Salad

You don’t hear me talking about my weight loss these days, do you? That’s because I have gotten fat! Yes, five months ago I was below 200 pounds, but these days I’m tipping the scales at 211. What happened? Well, the reason my weight went down so low was that I was following the nutritarian … Continue reading Big Leafy Salad

Romaine Salad

Lately I’ve strayed from the path of a salad a day and I’ve paid the price! Dr. Joel Fuhrman recommends eating one leafy meal a day in his outstanding book, Eat to Live. When I followed his advice, I was consistently weighing in below 200 pounds. My holiday feast of Tofurkey brought me up to … Continue reading Romaine Salad

Meeting my Goal

Today is the day I met my weight goal! When I went vegan, it was for ethical reasons. I don’t think it’s right that we slaughter innocent animals for food when there are viable alternatives that are better for humans! But soon after changing my lifestyle — 14 months ago — I began to learn … Continue reading Meeting my Goal

Miso Soup with Spinach

Usually miso soup recipes call for seaweed. I tried something a little different this morning and tossed in a handful of baby organic spinach. The result was delicious! Here’s my previous recipe for miso soup. Try it for breakfast. It’s surprisingly filling, high in protein and low in calories! Continue reading Miso Soup with Spinach

Tuscan Tofu Scramble

Another great breakfast idea from the “Eat to Live Cookbook,” by Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Tuscan Tofu Scramble. This serves two people. My lovely wife Jen and I enjoyed this meal for breakfast this morning. It’s only 164 calories per serving, but offers 12 grams of protein! Ingredients 3 whole scallions, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped … Continue reading Tuscan Tofu Scramble

“Eat to Live”

These days my lovely wife Jen and I are reading “Eat to Live,” by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. It’s a refreshing guide to eating the right stuff. For the past year, my choice of food has been haphazard. As a new vegan, I didn’t know what to eat and there is so much choice! Now I … Continue reading “Eat to Live”