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2 Week Experiment: Skin and Health Care

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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Who doesn’t like a science experiment every now and then? I love them! This experiment didn’t shoot volcano goo everywhere or make pretty crystals or kinetic sand out of laundry soap. I did a health experiment. Not to be confused with a cleanse. I will never ever do a cleanse, I refuse to starve myself […]

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Stuffed Pasta Shells Recipes [Vegan]

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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Good day everyone! Thank you for clicking and reading! I really appreciate you taking the time to look through my posts. I love the feedback and comments, keep ’em coming. And how awesome is Choose to Cook?!?! SO AWESOME! So, if you’ve read anything else I’ve written, you know that I have a stupid amount […]

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5 Cheap and Easy Vegan Breakfasts

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Nicole Hunt

Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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Fun fact: breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. My husband is the opposite and thinks of breakfast more as a requirement than as a delicious abundance of goodness and flavor! I MUST have breakfast as my first meal, even if I wake up exceptionally late. If I sleep until noon (not common, but […]

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I had a Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner and It Wasn’t Weird

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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Thanksgiving in Canada is at the beginning of October. Which is great because that means our holiday season starts sooner, and dinner doesn’t interrupt football! This was my first holiday meal as a vegetarian and I was excited and a little worried. What’s on most people’s plates for thanksgiving dinner? Turkey and ham…and sometimes the […]

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Four Foods That Make A Vegan Diet Irresistible!

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Nicole Hunt

Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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If you’re going vegan or vegetarian for the first time, you may be thinking you’re going to be terribly bored. You might imagine a bunch of plain salads, simple pastas, or fake meats like veggie burgers and soy hot dogs. You’re not wrong to worry. According to most media, vegans eat cardboard and soy everything. […]

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7 Top Plant Based Diet Myths Busted [Infographic]

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Monique Nelson

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Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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Plant based diets, such as Vegetarian or Vegan, are the subject of constant debate. Are they healthy or will they lead you to an early grave? On November 13th, 2015 I was an omnivore. Around 11:00 a.m on November 14th, 2016, I was a Vegan. I didn’t have a transition period, but I also wouldn’t […]

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Vote with Your Grocery Bill

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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If you haven’t yet read my post on animal agriculture, please do before continuing here: Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture. This brings me back to a very interesting conversation I had with a great friend of mine about whether or not a vegan diet is more sustainable than a omnivorous diet. I am, as you […]

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A New Vegan’s Introduction Restaurant Food

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Monique Nelson

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Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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I had brunch today with one of my best friends. It was a very interesting brunch, for many reasons. For one, it was the first time I had eaten food that wasn’t prepared at home since becoming Vegan. As you can imagine, I’m sure, one of the things I had prepared myself for as a […]

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Monique’s Becoming Vegan

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Monique Nelson

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Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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I watched Cowspiracy today. I’m officially transitioning towards a completely Vegan Diet. Immediately. I realize that that might sound a bit reactionary, sarcastic or pie-in-the-sky to many of you. But I am being completely and totally honest. Let me elaborate… I have been on a path to become healthier through my food and fitness choices […]