California is suffering through a severe drought. We are all trying to save water wherever we can. One of the best ways is to cut meat from your diet. You can save almost 600 gallons per day eating a plant based diet! 600 gallons is like taking a 2 hour shower.

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The hardest part of being vegan is not the food. Giving up meat was easy. I was able to do that 22 years ago. Giving up dairy and eggs was a little harder, that took me another 20 years. My only regret is that I wish I had done it sooner. The hardest part of…

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Recently, I’ve seen some vegan bashing on Facebook from “plant based” advocates. I think this happens in part because of the confusion of what the term vegan means. People often assume a vegan diet is healthy, but it doesn’t have to be. Plant based dieters want to remove themselves from the term “vegan” to not…

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We arrived in Pacifica just before noon on Saturday. Our best friends live there and it is a cherished destination. After settling in, we snacked while we visited. We had early dinner plans in Berkeley with some additional friends. They wanted to take us to a popular restaurant called Gather that focuses on locally grown,…

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We just returned from a weeklong road-trip up the coast of California, over to the Eastern Sierras and then back home to Southern California. This is one of the first trips we’ve taken since adopting a vegan diet. Armed with the VegOut iPhone App and a cooler full of staples, we headed up the coast…

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