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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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The Flying Biscuit Café

I’ve been to a couple Flying Biscuit Café restaurants in the past, but I was pescatarian at the time. This chain has locations in Florida, Georgia (several in Atlanta) and North Carolina. This was my first time there trying to eat plant-strong. … Continue reading

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Harvest Thyme Cafe – Gainesville, Florida

The Harvest Thyme Cafe has two locations in Gainesville – one downtown and a brand new one in the northwest area of town, at Magnolia Parke. I hadn’t been before but stopped in the new location to get something quick … Continue reading

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My Beef With Meat – Vegan, Oil-Free, Whole-Food Cooking

I am absolutely loving Rip Esselstyn’s new book, My Beef with Meat. I got it for the oil and sugar free recipes, but the first part of the book is interesting as well. It debunks the paleo diet, Mediterranean diet … Continue reading

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Short article on being a HEALTHY vegan

I read this short article and agree whole-heartedly with the author. While being (nearly) vegan is part of my current journey, it’s not all of it. My other, larger goal is to cut back on processed foods. So while I … Continue reading

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Bean Vegan Cuisine – Charlotte, North Carolina

Bean is a 100% vegan restaurant in Charlotte, located near but not in downtown (or uptown as the locals call it). They make homestyle food: think fried chicken, mac and cheese and Carolina BBQ. In addition to being vegan, they … Continue reading

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Brixx

Brixx is a southeastern chain of restaurants known for its pizza, although they also have salads, sandwiches and pasta. In addition, they have an amazing craft beer menu. If you want to try a draft beer before ordering a full … Continue reading

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J. Christopher’s – Savannah, Georgia

My husband and I wanted to experience brunch on a Sunday morning in Savannah and we decided on J. Christopher’s due to good reviews online and recommendations from some locals. For two people there was only a short 10 minute … Continue reading

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The Jones Eastside – Gainesville, Florida

We visited The Jones Eastside for brunch. This restaurant is committed to providing sustainable, local, and organic food. It is a small, local restaurant in a funny location (there is a pawn shop next door). They also have another location, … Continue reading

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Ethos Vegan Kitchen – Winter Park, Florida

As the name implies, Ethos Vegan Kitchen is a 100% vegan restaurant. It is located in Winter Park which is just north of Orlando. Unlike Vegan2Go, it is a sit-down, full service kind of restaurant. Dan and I decided to … Continue reading

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