Author Archives: Stacey

Elevation Burger

I found vegan fast food! Yes, it does exist (at least in some places). While maybe not the healthiest thing to eat, sometimes you just want something quick and you don’t want to spend a lot of money (especially when … Continue reading

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Soong Thai – Ocoee, Florida

Soong Thai is located in a strip mall off Colonial Rd (Hwy 50) in Ocoee. I’ve eaten there a few times now, both dining in and take-out. They serve some fantastic Thai food! While the menu only lists two tofu … Continue reading

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Magic Wok – Orlando, Florida

Magic Wok has authentic Chinese food found in a strip mall near Universal Orlando that hubby and I chose for a Saturday “magical” date night (yeah I’m corny). It is a small, quiet restaurant, but we had no wait for … Continue reading

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Pho-Real Eats – Ocoee, Florida

Pho-Real Eats serves up Vietnamese cuisine in a fast-casual atmosphere. Fast-casual usually means there’s a fair amount of noise, so my husband and I thought it would be safe to take our son along while we ordered a meal to-go. … Continue reading

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Some great advice on how to read a news article

I thought the seven questions the author from Life Hacker poses in this article were spot on when it comes to examining a news article on health. There was one I hadn’t thought about before: is the article based on … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your (Complete) Protein?

Since I started my journey to switching to a WFPB diet, I’ve gotten the protein question multiple times. I actually now start with a tongue-in-cheek response: “How much protein do I need?” It makes people laugh, but it also gets … Continue reading

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Popular Thinking About Animal Protein

Topic: What factors have shaped popular thinking about animal protein, and why might Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s ideas be so shocking? As Dr. Campbell pointed out, his findings went against his own initial thinking about protein and its role in … Continue reading

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Al Fresco – Winter Garden, Florida

Al Fresco is a Mediterranean restaurant in historic downtown Winter Garden. It’s a bit tucked away from its Plant Street entrance, behind Axum Coffee. There is a back entrance off Tremaine Street. Their website encourages a “come as you are”, … Continue reading

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The Curbside Chef – Orlando, Florida

My second food truck review! Thankfully this one was far more successful than the first food truck I tried. The Curbside Chef offered one of the only vegan options I saw in an overwhelming sea of meat-laden fare. I had … Continue reading

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YEAR ONE: A REFLECTION ON CHANGE **Guest blog by Dan**

It’s been over a year since we (my husband Dan and I) started changing the way we eat. (Insert wow time flies comment here). This is Dan’s reflection on how it’s been for him, the former hardcore carnivore.  Moderation is not … Continue reading

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