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This is what I've been doing in my spare time! Introducing my friend Claire- you'll love her. We're going all over the place bringing you interviews, information, product reviews, veggie-friendly places to visit and a whole lot of goofing around! The first episode is on vegan chocolate!! I'll post it very soon. It's almost ready. Once I put it up on youtube you can watch it in HD.


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Banning organic farming?? Are you kidding?


Can someone please tell me if this is for real?? There is no way this could be happening. It's all over the net.

Almost Raw Stir-Fry!



Good morning to anyone who is reading this! I've been 85% to 90% RAW for the past month, and some days it's 100%! I feel great. Really great. My energy is higher, my skin is detoxing and my tummy is tighter than it was. I'm being gentle on myself though, and trying not get upset when I do eat a bite of what Josh and James are having.

I started quite a while ago to introduce more and more raw food into my meals by making the sauces for pasta or rice in a blender (raw) with lots of nice spices and flavours etc. Then it becomes warm when I pour it over the dish and add fresh cut veggies to top it off! The whole family actually prefers it this way and it tastes way better than the cooked versions because we can really get the flavours of the vegetables coming through. The colours are vibrant too!


You can do this with anything you make and gradually build up to a raw lifestyle. I do believe, even though i still like to make cakes and other cooked food, that the raw diet is the way to go (not to scare anyone off, but I feel much better eating this way I have to admit). It might seem crazy to some people, but you should at least try it for a month and you'll know what I'm talking about. Also watch the movie  
Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days

I took this photo of my almost raw stir-fry yesterday! The only thing in it that is cooked are the leeks. The rest is shredded carrots, chopped celery, raw tahini, cold pressed olive oil, cayenne pepper, freshly ground black pepper, raw apple cider vinegar, sea salt, beet root, a bit of raw agave nectar (to give it a bit of sweetness), and curry powder. Then I let it sit for a while to marinate in the sauce, which allows the flavours to absorb and the vegetables to become softer, as if you have cooked them. It was delicious! Today I had left over so I added some fresh tomatoes and avocado to it- sooo good.

Spring!


This is how big Josh is now (my son)! He's full of life and has a great sense of humour that keeps me laughing, even when I'm upset at him. It's spring and Canadians, as much as we are used to extreme weather changes, are happy to feel warmer air on our skin. I had a dream that it went from winter cold to summer hot, and that is the way it has been going in the past several years. There is a saying that we no longer have spring or fall, just winter and summer.

I hope everyone in the world is waking up to a good day. I wish I could meet all of you. I want to learn new languages and go to all of your towns and countries. As it is I speak English, French and a decent amount of Spanish. I want to somehow make a difference in the world, I just don't know how yet. Have a beautiful day and try to forget about your worries by looking up into the sky and remembering the wonder that is the entire universe.

Movie Trailer: The End Of America... An Alarming Documentary by Naomi Wolf


I just watched the documentary The End of America and it chilled me to the bone. Everyone should watch it no matter where you come from. Some of you might say "what does this have to do with veganism?" Well everything is connected to everything, and when we open our eyes a surprising thing can happen- we wake up; and when we wake up we see that eating dead animals is ridiculous.
Here is the link where you can watch the whole movie (and any other movie you want to watch on-line for free):
www.watch-movies-links.net and www.ninjavideo.net (for ninja video you have to click the red writing below the movie screen and a small window will pop up in a few seconds- click on "trust" and then double click on the play button to start the video).

here's a tip though: Don't watch anything from megavideo, they work fine for the first 70 minutes and then ask you to pay for the rest (sneaky). You don't have to download the movies- you can just stream them. It's awesome. I don't feel bad about watching these movies for free because if it's actually a good film I will go watch it again on a big screen in a theatre. I'm not going to the theatre less- I'm just weeding out the crappy ones that are out there.

Spicy Raw Vegan Carrot Soup!



This is what I ate for dinner last night. I was feeling kind of down because I wanted something raw and James was frying up some vegan perogies with red onions. He suggested I make some kind of carrot soup- so I made up this recipe and it was the easiest thing. The flavours were out of this world and it filled me up really well.

Put these ingredients in a blender:

2 1/2 cups carrots (chopped) (that's about 2 largish carrots)
1/2 clove of garlic
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon tandoory masala (it's a spice you can find in spice shops)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
3 Tablespoons tahini (look for a raw one if you can)
1 small green onion
3 cups warm water (or heated a little on the stove- but not so hot that you couldn't put your finger in it)



1. Blend until smooth and serve. That's it! You'll love it. I garnished it with shredded cucumber, a few drops of olive oil and a sprinkle of tandoory masala. Serves 3 large bowls or 4 smaller ones. Took me under 5 minutes to make!

Frozen CreamBerry Heaven!


This is the frozen version of the recipe below! It is absolutely delicious (I'm eating it right now).

This Saturday my friend Claire and I will be at the Wychwood Barns Farmer's Market between 10 and 12pm with a little HD video camera. We are starting to interview beautiful vegans all over the place, visiting vegan-friendly shops, talking about different products we love and preparing some of our raw and not so raw recipes for you! Keep your eyes open and get ready for beautiful-vegan TV!

If anyone has ideas on what they'd like to see you can email me or leave a message under one of my posts. I would love to hear from you! See you soon.

A creamy (and way better!) alternative to yougurt



This is something I whipped up this morning before I went to work. I froze half of it and ate the rest for breakfast. I'll photograph the frozen nogurt tomorrow so you can see how versatile this recipe is. If you have a very powerful blender like the vitamix blender then you can do it all together- otherwise do it like this:

In a blender:
1 1/2 cups 'raw', unsalted cashews
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or a small bit of scraped vanilla bean
1/4 cup agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

In a food processor:
4 cups frozen (or fresh) berries of any kind
3 Teaspoons fresh lime juice
then add what was in your blender to the food processor until it becomes smooth.

That's it! You can use it for a breakfast, snack or desert. I added some shredded apple and blueberries- Awesome!
 

3 Things You Can Do Right NOW to Find Love:



1. Change one Thing:
Change one thing a day. It can be something as simple as eating a fruit you've never tried, having a tea in the morning at a new coffee house, or taking a different route to work. Here is why: Most people are creatures of habit, eating the same range of foods they're used to, going to the same places and traveling the same paths to get to and from those places. Now if the love of your life is one of those creatures of habit he or she will walk down the same streets as usual and so will you. Unless one of you does something different you'll never run into each other.

This principle can be applied to a huge range of situations on your life. If you want new things to happen you have to do something NEW! The old saying you've probably heard goes like this: The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting a different result. So go ahead and shake things up!

2. Step outside of your comfort zone:
OK this is related to #1. but it requires a little more effort- not too much-but some. There is a stupid movie called The Yes Man and in the beginning there is a guy who never goes out with friends or coworkers, and never takes risks of any kind because he had his heart broken a while back. He thinks his life is fine until he loses most of his friends and one of them points out the fact that he never says yes to anything.

Soooo... he starts saying yes to a crazy number of propositions including internet ads, classes he finds on bulletin boards, and requests from homeless people. Of course it gets ridiculous, but he meets a girl (who is just as weird as he is), and they live happily ever after.

Alright I know it's a movie but it does work! I promise. Sign up on Meetup.com in your area and list all the nutty things you're interested in. They will send you information (via email) about all sorts of groups that have formed in your city and what they are up to. It's the greatest thing ever! Start going to potlucks, yoga class, hiking, concerts, sit in on a university class you think yo might like, go swimming at a local pool- the list is endless.

The point is that even though you may not feel completely comfortable doing new things the benefits will far outweigh the small discomfort.

3. Be open to receive what comes to you:
This one is simple- just take the headphones out of your ears, stop staring at your iphone on the subway, and if you're reading a book look up once in a while! Be aware of human beings around you that you might be able to connect with if you weren't so tuned out. Now get out there and find that elusive love!

Earth: movie trailer


OK I know this is a Disney movie, but I think they did a good job, (at least in the trailer), at bringing our eyes to our planet as a whole, using animals to draw similarities between us and them. We sometimes forget what the hell we're doing all of this for. I'm vegan because I care about the bigger picture- all of us, the entire world, little me and you- turns out we do make a difference.

We get so bogged down with the details and routines of every day life that we need something to snap us out of our stupor. Call a friend right now!

How to make a vegan breakfast that rocks!



This is what I had for breakfast and it's Joshua's favorite at the moment.
How do you make it?

1 cup fresh or frozen fruit (I use frozen mixed berries because it's winter in Canada and the fresh berries are not local)
1/4 cup rolled oats or granola
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 Tablespoon agave nectar (or maple syrup)
3 Tablespoons water
a handful of raw, unsalted almonds



1. Put the berries in a small pot on low heat with the agave nectar or maple syrup.
2. Stir it until the juices start coming out (a couple of minutes)
3. Stir in the coconut, rolled oats and water.
4. Serve and top with chopped raw almonds.

Easy as pie! (OK easier than pie). It has a wonderful flavour and texture so try it yourself. Your kids will love it and the sugar content is minimal. You don't really have to cook it, especially if the berries are fresh. You just want the juices to come out to mix with the coconut and oats, so you can simply press them with a fork instead of heating it. This recipe serves 1 so adjust it with the number of people you are making it for.

Hello to Everyone!


Good morning to everyone who is visiting me from different countries in the world! I'm always so happy to see flags from people I've never met, yet have some connection with through this blog. I've only been to 9 countries so far (James has been to 32), but I will come and visit you in my lifetime!

I want to see everything there is to see. I also think it's important for all of us to explore our own countries though. Every place on earth has gifts to offer us and we should take full advantage. Many people would love to visit your country and mine, so look at the beauty around you.

This is what it looked like a couple of weeks ago when we went hiking at Webster Falls, Ontario. Winter becomes more bearable, even enjoyable, when you dress warmly and get outside.

Canada Goose on a Very Small Island


James took this one yesterday while we were out on the Leslie Spit. Everything was melting and spring-like.

How to find Jewels


Today James and I went on a long hike to the end of the Leslie Spit and found treasure in the form of a huge field of washed-smooth bricks, and art work or sorts. Unfortunately I love this sort of thing so much that I lugged home several of what I saw as perfect candle holders (I'm blogging by candle light right now- heehee).

Oh yeah! I forgot to mention that the February blaws got the best of me and I coloured my hair dark (if you were wondering who that dreaded person in the photo is).

To find treasure you have to look for it in places you've never looked before. Go on an adventure within your own city or venture off to a different country, but look past the polished surfaces of tourist traps and people who tell you what is beautiful.

Here's why worm composting is good for the environment

I'm Worm Composting... Finally!

I forgot to tell you some exciting and weird news... I'm composting with worms (otherwise known as vermicomposting). I learned a bit about it in Costa Rica on the organic farm, and have been wanting to do it in my home for some time. I'm still really freaked out by them, but I followed Cathy's instructions (the Queen of Worms) - go to her website and click on instructions at www.cathyscomposters.com.

Cathy was encouraging, telling me that she was also scared of worms before she got into it. They basically eat your food scraps (not meat or dairy though), and produce beautiful, rich soil for you to use in your garden and house plants. So far so good- they seem like they're happy (although I don't speak worm yet).

If you are vegan you probably don't have any egg shells to give them to reduce the acidity of the food scraps, so you just pick up some calcium carbonate from a gardening centre, or do what I do... crush up sea shells (I have millions of them from my travels), and sprinkle a hand full in once a week. I use a mortar and pestle and it takes seconds to make into a powder.

Cathy also told me that what we do here in Toronto with our Green Bin Program is not composting- it's just rotting food that we keep in our kitchens in sealed bins that produces methane, amplifying the greenhouse problem.

So let's do it! Go get yourself some red wrigglers (I think that's what she called them) and start your own vermiculture farm in your home.

Earthbag Building Book that I love!


Earthbag Building is a book that I've mentioned before, but I thought I'd put the image up so you can see what I'm talking about if you are not familiar with it. Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer are the authors, and they did a talk at Dufferin Grove Park in Toronto last summer, which James attended.

Earthbag building is the way to go as far as I'm concerned, to solve the problem of homelessness around the world. In colder climates, of course, we will have to insulate the structures (with straw bales around the outside??), but it is the cheapest, strongest and most simple way of building a house. Depending on what design you choose, wood can be completely eliminated from your house, and therefore a huge amount of the cost is reduced immediately.

Straw Bale building is growing in popularity, and that's a good thing, but the cost is almost equal to building a regular old house, which is not an option for most people, unless we were to take out a mortgage (literal translation means 'death pledge'), that we will pay off for the next 50 years.

The book Earthbag Building literally takes you step by step in the building process, with lots of easy to understand diagrams and photographs. Their sense of humour and clarity make it a pleasant read and I recommend it to everyone. If you are in Toronto go to Fertile Ground Environmental Books Store (and support the little place which is 3 blocks south of Young and Bloor on a street called Irwin Avenue). Their website has a really great selection of environmental topics to look through www.fgbooks.com.

Vandana Shiva, on water security



Vandana Shiva is one of my heroes, and if you have never heard her speak you are missing out on some serious inspiration for creating change on this planet. There are many of her lectures on youtube but I'll start you off with this one. This is only part one of several so click on the image to go straight to youtube to watch the rest. What a beautiful woman!

Summer in Toronto


Kensington Market. I can't wait until sumer comes- the countdown is on!

oh, those vegans...


What you don't see in this photo is that James and Josh are attempting to skate down hill on the same skateboard. I won't put up the photo that I captured after the attempt.

Mocha Latte Cake!



I made this for a dinner party and it was gone in 5 minutes! The flavour pairings are beautiful. I definitely recommend making it with this icing.

Cake: dry ingredients:
3 c unbleached flour
1 t cinnamon powder
1 1/2 c packed brown sugar
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1/3 c vanilla custard powder (most custard powders are vegan)
3/4 t sea salt
4 T instant coffee granules put through a fine sieve (not coffee grinds or it will be gritty)
1/2 t cream of tartar (not crucial to the recipe, but if you have it add it)

Cake: wet ingredients:
1/4 c vegetable oil
2 T apple cider vinegar (or white vinegar if you don't have it)
2 c water (or milk of choice, but I used water and it was perfect)
2 t vanilla extract


1. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
2. Add the wet ingredients and mix with a whisk until the batter is blended well.
3. oil 2 pans with vegan margarine or vegetable oil and pour the batter into each one. (you can also make one large flat cake)
4. put it in the oven on the middle rack on 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until a skewer comes out dry when you poke it.
* When ever I make up a new recipe I divide the batter into two cake pans and make two smaller cakes so I can taste one before I bring the other to a dinner party. That's why the photo looks like a little hill and not a traditionally shaped cake.


Icing:
3 c raw unsalted cashews
2 T vanilla extract
1/4 c agave nectar
1/2 t sea salt
3 T water
3/4 c margarine (vegan margarine)
1 c icing sugar
3 T custard powder

1. mix all of the ingredients in a food processor until creamy and smooth.
2. wait until cake cools and spread over it, and in between the two layers.
3. crush 2 cups raw almonds with a large knife on a cutting board and pat them into the icing. Then drizzle with agave nectar and sprinkle with cinnamon powder (to make it look pretty). Love it!

PS. This is not one of those good-for-you, health nut cakes- it's down-and-dirty-rich... (it just doesn't happen to have any animals in it). So don't eat it every day is what I'm getting at. It will put on the pounds if you do.

Inspiration for the masses: Man On Wire movie trailer


James and I watched the movie Man On Wire last night and loved it. It won an Oscar for Best Documentary (which doesn't always mean it's an awesome movie), but this time I agree with the choice (although there were plenty of great documentaries this past year).

The inspiration I felt after watching Man On Wire made everything I've hoped for seem possible. If a man can string a wire between the World Trade Centre buildings and dance across it risking death only because it's something he's always wanted to do...then what's standing in my way for things that don't even risk my life?? It really put things in perspective for me and I think everyone should watch it.

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  • If Mermaids Were Real Would We Eat Them Too?
  • Modern Meat Documentary:
  • Amusing Vegan Photoshop Images (not for eating, ob...
  • Astounding Documentary about the Criminal Cancer B...
  • Nike Exposed: An Award-Winning Short Film
  • Food Investigations: fake blueberry mystery
  • Plastic Packaging Vs Animals
  • Raising a vegan kid...
  • Toronto Veggie Event- Not to be missed!
  • The Vanishing of Bees movie trailer:
  • Free Veggie Challenge banner for you!
  • Vegan Goddess Pink and her new video:
  • Meet Mac Danzig: Vegan UFC Fighter
  • Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consump...
  • Nutrition and Behavior- Learn How Your Food is Aff...
  • An incredible and inspiring story of a woman's new...
  • Spring Detox Time!
  • This is where your plastic ends up: Inside the bel...
  • The Dark Side of Chocolate Documentary
  • A World Without Water: Amazing and Eye-Opening Doc...
  • Watch this Documentary- Amazing:
  • spring simple dressing:
  • Dr. Neal Barnard- A very good bunch of reasons to ...
  • Alkaline body vs. Acidic body
  • 1000 Year Old Vegan Poem
  • small is better :)
  • the power of raw veganism! I will get there one da...
  • Our new T-shirt designs!
  • Why, Hello There!!
  • a penguin with real individual personality: what h...
  • I found this blog and thought you all might like i...
  • Becoming Myth: Sea Turtles & Asia
  • Cow's milk and the problems with it:
  • free hugs: we love you :)
  • A little about Josh:
  • A little bit about James:
  • making an earthbag garden wall out of sewn bed she...
  • new findings on the intelligence of dolphins:
  • Born to be Wild movie trailer- soooo cute!
  • Raw Vegan Beauty and Body Building- Interview with...
  • Q & A with Dr. T. Colin Campbell
  • a little about me :)
  • Dr. Will Tuttle on his book The World Peace Diet:
  • "Not from concentrate" juice is not fresh juice at...
  • Fall is here in Canada, so here are two comfort fo...
  • photoshop monster me
  • Simply Amazing... Forks over Knives movie trailer:...
  • Cattle transport truck overturned near Toronto: We...
  • The Primacy of Consciousness: a great talk by the ...
  • OMG! Bill Clinton changed to a plant-based diet!
  • say cheese my beautiful vegans!
  • earthbag dome houses:
  • Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammal...
  • No Money Man- This guy has a degree in economy and...
  • Lady Gaga and her Meat Dress...
  • Windfall documentary trailer- something to think a...
  • Vegan/Vegetarian Athletes and Health:
  • Thank you :)
  • Vegan/Vegetarian Artists, Poets and Writers
  • Celebration in the Faroe Islands: Food or Cruel Am...
  • Watch this documentary about building homes and wo...
  • Our first newsletter! Click here to check it out :...
  • Random Acts of Internet Kindness:
  • How smart are crows? Unbelievably so:
  • Carl Safina: The oil spill's unseen culprits, vict...
  • Letting go of struggle:
  • Graham Hill Ted Talk: Why I'm a weekday vegetarian...
  • our favourite forest and waterfall:
  • Vandana Shiva giving a lecture on Soil, Not Oil at...
  • 10 Signs Vegetarianism is Catching On:
  • Our Book: Conscious Evolution: Vegan Recipes, Life...
  • Killer at Large- obesity documentary trailer:
  • what have we done?
  • Some great events going on in Toronto this month:
  • No-Impact Man trailer: A funny and compelling docu...
  • vegan body builder Ryan Marcotte!
  • TED Talk: starving blood vessels to cancer cells b...
  • The Take- A documentary for you by Avi Lewis and N...
  • G20 coming to Toronto and we don't want this to ha...
  • A documentary that everyone on the planet must wat...
  • Hi guys!
  • vegan weigh loss success:
  • What the massive ol spill means for ecosystems and...
  • What's really food?
  • More than 23,000 dolphins a year are slaughtered i...
  • E.coli contamination of meat- and sometimes veggie...
  • Becel has a vegan margarine, finally.
  • Documentaries and Videos:
  • To bike or not to bike?
  • The Human Experience trailer... wow
  • How many animals are slaughtered per second in the...
  • Is 'not from concentrate juice' really good for yo...
  • Dirt: The trailer:
  • Ellen on being vegan- really well done my dear.
  • Kiwi-Lime Pudding! Wicked.
  • Raspberry Crepes with French Vanilla Cream!
  • Raw Vegan Blood Test... Amazing.
  • Earthship building in Jamaica, and a couple of oth...
  • Watch The Cove documentary here:
  • Earth Hour is coming! March 27th so turn off the l...
  • Famous Vegan and Vegetarian Body Builders and Athl...
  • Kenneth Williams- good short video on being vegan ...
  • Philosophy- A Guide to Happiness Documentary
  • Write us!
  • Wake-Me-Up Fruit Salad with Walnuts, Almonds and a...
  • Vanilla French Toast recipe is here!
  • Throwing away diabetes by changing what you eat:
  • The Engine Diet author Rip Esselstyn speaking on b...
  • Schools kill creativity- Why you might consider ho...
  • We're finishing up the book! So stay tuned...
  • Want to know who else is vegan and vegetarian? You...
  • Oprah on factory farming. What are we eating?
  • Sweet Mysery documentary about artificial sweetene...
  • Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet:
  • Living Yoga: The Life and Teachings of Swami Satch...
  • Reversing diabetes by going going raw vegan- Can Y...
  • Woody Harrelson on Being Vegan:
  • A great film about the Jewish take on veganism and...
  • Ok... I broke my Master Cleanse fast on day 20 :(
  • The Future of Food Documentary- watch it!
  • Vegan Makeup and brushes! Afterglow Cosmetics:
  • Earthship Home designs:
  • Living off the grid- how and why?
  • Mind Yoga: Take time out right now. How can we bec...
  • Erykah Badu and Common on being vegan life:
  • Hunter/meat eater goes vegan: So can you!
  • Will you be labled a terrorist for being vegan?
  • BREAD!!! Having a really hard time today with the ...
  • Kymatica- really good documentary- watch free:
  • Three Plants that will change your indoor Air Qual...
  • Purrfect Pineapples Cruelty-free Under Things!
  • Slowing Down With a Fast:
  • Lyn's Spirit Dolls:
  • Festive Cranberry Custard and Vegan Neg-Nog Recipi...
  • This is what James and Josh do in their spare time...
  • Vegan Children:
  • Watch The Story of Stuff- good documentary.
  • Alicia Silverstone on what happened to her when sh...
  • Send a lantern to the Copenhagen Climate Summit to...
  • The Money Masters Documentary: I know you might no...
  • A Question: Do you know what a vegan is? Pretty fu...
  • Joshua Rose as The Bunnyman:
  • Watch the documentary Patent For a Pig:
  • Watch Big Sugar documentary:
  • The Reality We Create:
  • Vegan Musicians! You Rock (sorry about the pun):
  • Vegan Endurance Athlete: Inspiration:
  • Deer in the city of Toronto:
  • Happy Thanksgiving to all of you lovely people in ...
  • Mass animal sacrifice begins in Hindu festival in ...
  • One of my paintings: The Ritual (after)
  • Creamy Parsnip soup with Pine Nuts and Sun-Dried T...
  • Kombucha Tea
  • Off The Grid: Documentary:
  • The Cost of a Coke: Documentary:
  • You need to see this: I am blown away.
  • Food Inc. Documentary:
  • Vaccines: 2 Documentaries to watch:
  • It is now believed that 51% of the world's human-c...
  • Vananda Shiva on Seed Saving- very powerful talk:
  • Colloidal Silver Generator: Make it yourself!
  • Creatures of Black Forest:
  • 6 Degrees of Separation Documentary:
  • Fighting the flu naturally:
  • Raising kids vegan- Go for it!
  • 350 Day of Action for Climate Change- PLEASE get i...
  • Joan Jett for Farm Sanctuary:
  • Raw Vegan Radio!
  • Natural Building Videos and Books:
  • Vegan Body Building and Fitness:
  • Lost 40bls and became healthy going raw vegan!
  • Vegan Athlete Brendan Brazier makes energy bars!
  • Happy Thanksgiving Guys! Here are some awesome thi...
  • Vegan Mineral Makeup and Brushes:
  • Watch Earthlings Documentary:
  • A monkey takes care of a human baby- really intere...
  • This monkey adopted a kitten! Monkey news:
  • Giggling gorillas and orangoutangs! Studies show t...
  • Who killed the honey bee? Watch the whole movie:
  • A big Happy Birthday to my brother today:
  • Happy Birthday Diana!
  • Poverty is not an accident: The End of Poverty mov...
  • Car-Free Day in Toronto: Still learning the lesson...
  • This is something very surprising- a brilliant ide...
  • Water Filters That Really Work:
  • Need a pik-me up? This will inspire you:
  • Vegetarian Food Fair:
  • Living Off the Grid in an Earth-Ship House here in...
  • Where to start if you are thinking of going vegan:...
  • growing your own sprouts!
  • Autism and Animals
  • To Zoo or not to Zoo:
  • Weird hippo pet:
  • Not for those who are already vegan:
  • Humanity
  • Disinfecting Drinking Water with Sunlight
  • I had to put this up.
  • Fluoride Fluoride Fluoride- Holy Crap.
  • Food Inc. Movie:
  • John Robins on fear and how it influences us:
  • The Business of Cancer:
  • B12
  • Why Vegan?
  • Lyn at the BFF (Bicycle Film Festival in Toronto)
  • 40 Day Cleanse Fast Results:
  • Vegan Myth-Busters!
  • Raw Cauliflower Curry with Pine Nuts!
  • Come and join us!
  • Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain:
  • healing from quadruple bypass operation with a hig...
  • For those of you who aren't familiar with this inc...
  • I found this raw food speaker and fell in love- sh...
  • 5 reasons to go vegan:
  • My bike meant freedom to me...
  • why vegan? I found this great video you may like:
  • healing thyroids naturally with a raw vegan diet- ...
  • another raw vegan body builder- very interesting
  • Square Foot Show coming up!
  • The Lovers
  • doll making to occupy my time
  • earth days movie trailer
  • Crude: movie trailer
  • Oh the fun of today... broken arm workshop
  • This guy tells us his story of the journey to the ...
  • Awesome! 2 First year pre-med students go raw for ...
  • How to gain muscle mass on a Raw Vegan diet: Raw V...
  • This guy explains very well why raw vegan food is ...
  • Claire is our reporter abroad!
  • This is how I Feel Today
  • Cindy Didn't Really Trust James...
  • Free Vegan Recipes That Rock:
  • Our Secret Forest
  • Vegan in New York
  • Water Life movie trailer: Hot Docs Film Festival 2...
  • It is estimated that there are more tigers in capt...
  • Reporter: A new Hot Docs movie trailer
  • Black Wave: A documentary about the greatest envir...
  • Take care of yourself and you won't get sick... si...
  • A couple of places we've been to in the last few d...
  • very quick and to the point meat message:
  • why no one but calves should drink cow's milk:
  • a cat adopts baby squirrels??
  • For those who haven't seen this reunion between a ...
  • 2 Week Master Cleanse Detox Talk:
  • Squeaks Rose Toth and Josh
  • Josh in a battle of the bands!
  • 'Home' Movie Trailer- really beautiful and though...
  • A word from the late Carl Sagan about our planet:
  • Happy Father's Day Cupcakes!! (Vanilla Cranberry, ...
  • The End of the Line: movie trailer about the end o...
  • The Cove Movie Trailer- You need to see this:
  • I'm doing the Master Cleanse right now- Here's a v...
  • Farewell my friend
  • Blue Gold: World Water Wars- I've never seen anyth...
  • Time to let go
  • Food Security for Everyone: Real Community
  • Guerrilla Vegetable Gardening in the City
  • This one will cause some uproar...
  • Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai (traile...
  • Happy Birthday James!! Decadent, Triple-Decker, Va...
  • I have to show you this! It's one of the most beau...
  • A VERY GOOD program I had never seen before:
  • Message from the director of The Future Of Food:
  • Skip the Meat Commercial
  • Joshua Rose, champion of the world.
  • Not Milk
  • Soy Soy Soy
  • Vegetarian or Vegan?... VEGAN!
  • Raw Vegan Athlete Video Blogger
  • Vegan Body Builder- Kenneth G. Williams
  • Basil-Avocado Dip: Awesome.
  • This is very well done. Watch it.
  • Edward Norton on Plastic Bags Bags Bags
  • Time to explore! Let's go!
  • Interview from Art Bell with Dr. Neal Barnard, pre...
  • Processed People trailer
  • Fast Food Nation
  • Diet for a New America : Documentary
  • Thank You Everyone! You are all making a huge diff...
  • Go Raw Now movie trailer:
  • Raw Vegetable Soup With Almonds and Sun-dried Toma...
  • Squeakers Toth and his brother James
  • raw mushroom soup coming up!
  • Mad Cowboy Documentary! Very Good.
  • Coconut Cornbread in a skillet! So easy!
  • Make your own mesh bags! Easy!
  • Cancer Inc.
  • Mad Cowboy Author (he used to be a cattle rancher ...
  • Need to get away from my computer.
  • Diet For a Small Planet
  • Interesting contest for vegans: win an electric ca...
  • Go Green, Eat Less Meat.
  • How much plastic is in the ocean you ask?...
  • how to make creamy caesar dressing!
  • A great book for teaching kids why veganism is imp...
  • An Amazing Talk Given by a Medical Doctor about th...
  • T. Colin Campbell, PhD, on cancer and animal based...
  • The link between dairy consumption and prostate ca...
  • Learning to Relax
  • Peaceable Kingdom Movie Trailer
  • Garbage Island Documentary
  • Sprouting Seeds!
  • HAPPY EARTH DAY MY FRIENDS!
  • Becoming Vegan, The Complete Guide to Adopting a H...
  • beautiful vegan Tv..episode 2, How to Open a Cocon...
  • Animal Rights Eco Fair
  • RAWvolution book
  • beautiful vegan tv...episode 1, raw spinach soup!
  • Vegan Chocolate Pudding!!!
  • Raw Stuffed Red Peppers!
  • Raw Vegan Spinach-Avocado Soup with Thyme and Fres...
  • Yesterday was good.
  • Dominical, Costa Rica
  • beautiful-vegan tv!
  • Banning organic farming?? Are you kidding?
  • Almost Raw Stir-Fry!
  • Spring!
  • Movie Trailer: The End Of America... An Alarming D...
  • Spicy Raw Vegan Carrot Soup!
  • Frozen CreamBerry Heaven!
  • A creamy (and way better!) alternative to yougurt
  • Sweet Cashew Coconut Balls on a Fruit Plate with C...
  • Some events that might be of interest if you're in...
  • Three things You Can Do Right NOW to Find Love
  • Earth: movie trailer
  • How to make a vegan breakfast that rocks!
  • Hello to Everyone!
  • Canada Goose on a Very Small Island
  • How to find Jewels
  • Here's why worm composting is good for the environ...
  • I'm Worm Composting... Finally!
  • Earthbag Dome Houses for the World- a movie traile...
  • Earthbag Building Book that I love!
  • Vandana Shiva, on water security
  • Summer in Toronto
  • oh, those vegans...
  • Mocha Latte Cake!
  • Inspiration for the masses: Man On Wire movie trai...
  • Matthew Stein, author of When Technology Fails
  • the Future of Food Movie Trailer (a must see movie...
  • This is josh (obviously before he cut off his drea...
  • A vegan who's allergic to soy??
  • Huge chocolate corporations like Nestle use slave ...
  • Really important water movie trailer:
  • How to find love
  • Vegan Cranberry Pancakes with Cinnamon
  • Sedna
  • famous vegans and vegetarians
  • Josh growing up vegetarian and then vegan.
  • Black Rice & Walnut-Stuffed Squash!
  • Putting your money where your mouth is.
  • Just putting up a paintings of mine that I did a ...
  • How to photograph deer...
  • Change is in the Air (wow, I'm full of cliches lat...
  • There is snow outside, but not in this photo!
  • Trailer for Garbage Warrior
  • Building Earthbag Dome Houses is What We All Have ...
  • Josh on Lake Superior
  • Baby Snapping Turtle
  • Funny Little Piglets Playing
  • The Shift Movie Trailer- Watch It and Be Inspired!...
  • Summer images to make me feel better.
  • Vegan Creme Brule! Finally.
  • I LOVE LOVE LOVE this Vegan Creme Brule!
  • Somewhere Just off of Lake Superior, Ontario
  • Pesto Pasta With Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes!
  • hiking behind the zoo
  • sage of the forest
  • Joshua and the tarantula
  • my birthday 
  • Omatepe Island, Nicaragua
  • chocolate chili mole!!
  • Me at city hall on the night of Nuit Blanche
  • Indian Carrot Curry Soup!
  • dolled-up sunday morning french toast!
  • Voted BEST MAC & CHEESE by Vegan Cheese Review Web...
  • Possibly the best double chocolate cupcakes in the...
  • This is my Mom-Approved Luxurious and Rich Pumpkin... 
  • Our marinated shishkebobs on the fire!
  • James working his way accross a lake
  • James in a sunset at Old Woman Bay
  • who was the first person to look at this and think...
  • aboard the MS Chi-Cheemaun
  • This is my raw vegan curry!!
  • James' team on Center Island
  • Sitting in the sky
  • My Lady
  • We borrowed Meg's car for a road trip!
  • RAW RAW RAW!
  • We've started growing our own food!
  • Me on a beach in Ontario
  • James loving his life in Canada
  • This belongs to everyone.
  • Cutting off Joshua's Dreads!
  • Joshua cutting off his dreads part 2!
  • So we cut his dreads off before he went to school!...
  • My feet have escaped the confines of socks and boo...
  • Me on a snow top cliff
  • Lemon Poppy Seed Love Cake!
  • Photographer James Toth
  • Passed out after a long day
  • Rope walking with a friend in Kensington Market
  • roast pear with maple creme brule
  • coconut porridge with fresh blueberries!
  • Our Spicy Raw Zucchini Soup!
  • Lyn and the Frog
  • Coconut is an excellent protein!
  • To open a coconut
  • James on a winter hike
  • Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants and Cafes in Toront...
  • February Blaws: Cure
  • Vegan Blog Tracker!
  • one of my older paintings
  • Environmental, Healthe and Karmic reasons to go Ve...
  • sweet potato plantain roast
  • vegan quotes#6-10
  • our coconut fruit salad!
  • josh and his skateboard
  • Me in Algonquin Park!
  • my awesome vegan paté!
  • New Year, New Beginning.
  • Josh shooting the deadly eggplant weapon
  • Lime Garlic Tofu with Mushrooms on Rice
  • James by the water
  • Self transformation is world transformation
  • Our Pesto Pizza!
  • David Suzuki's Nature Challenge
  • cucumber asparagus salad
  • taking a break
  • Environmental, Health and Karmic Reasons to go Veg...
  • Josh playing music by the fire
  • FAMOUS VEGAN/VEGETARIAN QUOTES: 1.
  • James and Josh playing
  • VEGAN MYTH-BUSTER #10
  • Josh and Lyn in a barrel
  • rice paper delicacies (glass pillows)
  • VEGAN MYTH-BUSTER #8, #9
  • vegan on the road
  • Josh laughing hysterically before I go under a wat...
  • This is raw agave nectar
  • James and Lyn in the sun
  • our RAW nori rolls
  • VEGAN MYTH-BUSTER #6, #7
  • Josh and the goat
  • little tiny toads are people too
  • VEGAN MYTH-BUSTER #5
  • Me on my favorite cliff in the world
  • VEGAN MYTH-BUSTER #3, #4
  • James on a beach in Australia
  • this bird was watching me and then landed right on...
  • Josh got the whole coconut out of the shell in one...
  • me posing while eating my banana-coconut breakfast...
  • my lovely James
  • our vegan lemon-cranberry scones!
  • Vegan Myth-Buster #2
  • This is our house
  • Albert Einstein
  • make your own almond or cashew milk!
  • sweet raisin veggie curry that I made!
  • Small changes make a huge difference!
  • Shop at used clothing stores to support the commun...
  • James and Lyn at the fireworks
  • Josh in a tree.
  • My First Post :)