~ The little Town of Ymir ~

I started out the morning with a walk to Sheep Creek with the dogs, Denny and Donner. Another gorgeous hot day, 27 C, and not so smokey from the nearby fires. British Columbia is having a bad time with fires this year, worse than any other!! Even in Whistler, we had so much smoke, you couldn’t see the mountains … only a very, very faint … Continue reading ~ The little Town of Ymir ~

~ On the Road to Salmo, B.C. ~

We left WHISTLER exactly at 6:03 p.m., drove south towards VANCOUVER, then along Highway 3 to PRINCETON where we booked the Sandman Inn for the night. (Dogs allowed!) After a decent night’s sleep, a walk with Donner the dog, we drove into the little town of PRINCETON for a picnic brunch in their little garden central. I waited outside with Donner, while they went into … Continue reading ~ On the Road to Salmo, B.C. ~

~ A Crispy, Juicy, Crunchy, Raw Black Bean, Vegy, Fruit Salad ~

So as I was stretching, and doing my Ab work-out at the Gym, I was envisioning a crispy, juicy, crunchy, raw salad for dinner. We dropped by Nesters again to buy a few more groceries, even though we were just there yesterday! No matter…. here we go…. (I try to always buy organic)….. So I just threw together…. quick and simple…. 1 can of black … Continue reading ~ A Crispy, Juicy, Crunchy, Raw Black Bean, Vegy, Fruit Salad ~

Plant-Based Vending Machines to Pop up in San Francisco

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Plant-based company leCupboard plans to install the first of 30 food vending machines in strategic locations throughout San Francisco over the next three months. The goal is that these interactive machines will help people fight disease with food. “The goal is to reconnect preventative healthcare with food,” said founder Lamiaâ Bounahmidi. “Everyone is going around talking about food as… Continue reading Plant-Based Vending Machines to Pop up in San Francisco

Number of Vegans in U.S. Up 500% in 3 Years

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Six percent of U.S. consumers now identify as vegan, up from a measly 1 percent in 2014, according to a report compiled by GlobalData. The report, titled “Top Trends in Prepared Foods in 2017,” also found that 44 percent of Germans follow a low-meat diet, which is an increase from the 26 percent in 2014. Among the six key… Continue reading Number of Vegans in U.S. Up 500% in 3 Years

~ Bread by Ed = BReD ~

Every Thursday morning, between 8 and 11 a.m., I go to Alta Bistro and pick up my Bread by Ed. Sometimes one loaf, sometimes two! It’s so delicious and healthy, and I love the idea of supporting local people making incredible food! Ed Tatton is my hero here….. check him out, here’s an article in our local paper, The Pique. “I wanted to start making my … Continue reading ~ Bread by Ed = BReD ~

15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Vegan

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Ariana Grande, international pop star whose hits include Problem and Side to Side. She told Mirror in an interview: I love animals more than I love most people, not kidding. But I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person. It is tricky dining out,… Continue reading 15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Vegan

What the Health is Now on Netflix

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Netflix has just added “the health film that health organizations don’t want you to see,” as described by the filmmakers, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. What the Health gives an eye opening account of the relationship between diet and health. “What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy,” according to the… Continue reading What the Health is Now on Netflix

~ A Simple Vegan Spaghetti Sauce and the Value of Potassium ~

I realize I have already posted a Spaghetti Dinner but I like this one better, so I had to share …. plus I’ve learned, in the meantime, how important Potassium is! Start by dicing up an onion, and 4 cloves of garlic, then saute them in a big pot with a little water. Maybe 5 minutes. Then add 2 stalks of celery diced up, 2 … Continue reading ~ A Simple Vegan Spaghetti Sauce and the Value of Potassium ~

~ A Visit from Berlin to Whistler to Victoria to Vancouver ~

My dear friend, Michael, from Berlin came out to visit me for 10 days (April 24 – May 3). I did have to work a bit when he was here, but I could curtail my hours somewhat and enjoy some time with my very good friend that I have known for 33 years! We did walk around Lost Lake, where we did actually get lost! There … Continue reading ~ A Visit from Berlin to Whistler to Victoria to Vancouver ~