Drinking More Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juice

Back when I first went vegan in 2010, I started by drinking fresh fruit/vegetable juices. Here are my notes from those 4 days of juicing… — — — — July 19: Tried some new experiments today. Watched video where guy said to add fats to your juice to absorb all its  nutrients. Started the day … continue reading »

What Does Durian Taste Like
Durian Fruit: The Good, the Bad, the Taste?

For the past year I have been wanting to try the Durian. It peaked my interest after watching people at the Woodstock Fruit Festival eat 3 durians a piece! After most of them described it as “butterscotch-like, vanilla cream” I knew I HAD to try it. I searched online and found an asian store (99 … continue reading »

What Does Rambutan Taste Like?

FUN FACT: The name “rambutan” comes from the Malay word “rambut”, meaning “hair”. The other day I was at the grocery store (not an Asian market) getting my normal array of fruits and vegetables when I noticed this odd-looking fruit sitting next to the ginger. Out of curiosity, I picked one up, squished it with … continue reading »

what does cherimoya taste like?
What Does a Cherimoya Taste Like?

What is a Cherimoya? I had the opportunity last week to go to my local farmers market and buy some amazing organic produce. Among the different fruit and vegetable stands, I came across a vendor selling cherimoyas. I had never tried cherimoyas before but heard that they taste like a mixture between pineapple and coconut. … continue reading »

fat sick and nearly dead documentary
Watch Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (Free on Hulu)

In this awesome documentary, Joe Cross travels across country while drinking nothing but fresh fruit and vegetable juice for 60 days. Over the course of 2 months, he interviews people to see what food they eat, how long they think they’ll live with their current eating habits, and more. Over the 60 juice fast, he … continue reading »

the veggie grill
The Veggie Grill

When you’re vegan, it can be hard to find restaurants that serve high quality and delicious vegan food. About a year ago, I was introduced to The Veggie Grill, a 100% vegan restaurant. The food is delicious, they serve you quickly, and best of all it’s really affordable. They don’t have a “ton” of menu … continue reading »

fiber removed
But What About the Fiber?

I can’t tell you how many times people criticize juicing because they think they will be losing out on their precious fiber. Let me paint a picture for all you skeptics. The picture below is fiber extracted from: – 15 Large Carrots – 8 Fuji Apples – 3 Oranges – 8 Cups of Spinach – … continue reading »

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