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First U-Pick Day!

 

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So the other day I went to an organic farm in Oak Glen California! I had never been apple picking before so I was extremely excited to take apples right off the tree! Can’t get any fresher than that, right?

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Homemade Toothpaste!

Homemade Toothpaste!

The idea of mhomemade toothpasteaking your own toothpaste might be a new idea for you but it is a great way to know EXACTLY what is in your toothpaste!  Normally, I would buy Tom’s fluoride free toothpaste. I unfortunately don’t live anywhere near a place that sells this kind of toothpaste and I’m in a rut if I run out before I am in an area where I can buy some. That’s when I decided to make my own! Read more

Cook and Prepare in Bulk!

I know it can be hard to find time in the day to cook when you have a million other things going on. Yet, if you want to live a healthy vegan lifestyle, cooking is what you have to do. So the way I solve this problem is cooking in bulk!

Salad veganWhen I go to the grocery store, I tend to pick up two heads of broccoli and 4 zucchini. When I get home, instead of cooking just enough for dinner, I cook all of it. These kinds of foods can last almost a week and still be fresh. I just sauté mine with some garlic and season them. Then, whenever I am hungry throughout the week, I can pick at my container of cooked veggies! Or, you can just toss them back onto a pan and re-heat them. Read more

Washing your veggies and fruit before you eat them; it really is important!

I am sure you have all heard that you should wash your veggies and fruits before you eat them. Of course it sounds like a good idea, but sometimes people get lazy or simply forget to do it.

Let’s really think thoughVegan..

How many times have you gone to the grocery store and touched an apple to see how firm it was or picked up a head of lettuce to examine it? I do this all the time, and a lot of the time I put whatever I touched back because it is not what I was looking for. This means that the fruit and veggies you are buying have been touched by who knows how many people. On top of that, one can only imagine the germs that were on each of those person’s hands. Read more

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