Joshua Rose, champion of the world.

Josh has his first battle of the bands tomorrow at his high school! I'm going to take photos and post at least one up later. I'm so proud of him. He practices the guitar for about 5 hours a day- I'm not even kidding. His other passion... skateboarding. Good kid.

Not Milk

Here's the real truth about what's in milk and why the f*@#! you should stay away from it. Make your own almond milk or cashew milk- easy!
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Soy Soy Soy

I'm allergic to soy and so are many of you without knowing it. Your skin may break out, you may feel bloated, have gas, cramping, digestion problems or feel tired after you eat. This is what I experience anyway. If you are going to eat soy products for health reasons and you are not allergic stick with fermented versions of it like tempe, (although I just stay away from it entirely... except when I really want some and I'm close to a bed for the aftermath).

I have talked about how soy crops are deforesting the planet and destroying the topsoil in another post here if you want to have a look.

Vegetarian or Vegan?... VEGAN!

This is a video from Vegan Freak Radio. It's really good at making us understand that being vegetarian has no effect on lowering the death and torture of animals. Only the Vegan lifestyle does, (although I applaud anyone who is at least slowly moving in the direction of vegan).

Raw Vegan Athlete Video Blogger

Durianrider is an athlete to the extreme and... he's a raw vegan. I love his video blogs of his travels and his logical, proof-positive way of getting the point across. Look for him on youtube.

Vegan Body Builder- Kenneth G. Williams

This is just one of the many vegan body builders and athletes out there that don't eat any animal products. So if you're one of those guys who have told me you can't go vegan because you'll get weak, or that it's not 'manly'...take it up with Kenneth ;)

Basil-Avocado Dip: Awesome.

I love this one! It's great in so many ways. Use it as a vegetable or pita bread dip, as a raw sauce to go over pasta or rice, or... as a wicked salad dressing. Here's how to make it:

in a food processor:
1 avocado (peeled and pitted)
1/4 cup sunflower seeds (raw, unsalted and shelled)
1 cloves of garlic
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 Tablespoon tahini (raw)
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cup fresh basil (well washed)
1 1/2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice (not from a bottle!)

Let it process for a few minutes until it's really creamy and then do what you like with it! If you'd like to introduce more raw food into your diet this is a good way. You don't have to cook sauces to go over your pasta or rice (let whatever you put it on cool a bit before adding the sauce or it will cook it and lose all those amazing enzymes you were trying to get). It tastes the same as cooked, actually it's better, because you are using the real, fresh flavour of the vegetables instead of cooking it out of them, along with the fresh herbs and spices. And it takes a fraction of the preparation and clean up. Good in my books.

This is very well done. Watch it.

Edward Norton on Plastic Bags Bags Bags

Time to explore! Let's go!

Last summer we made a road trip to Thunder Bay, Canada and had an incredible time discovering just how beautiful different parts of our own country can be. Here is James with a new friend we made along the way. This summer we are planning a trip to Nova Scotia! I miss the ocean, and my family over there. I'm sure we'll be blogging about it. As for Claire, it looks like she will be traveling too. She'll be taking photos and reporting on people, animals and recipes she encounters on her adventures. I can't wait!

Interview from Art Bell with Dr. Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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This is a good interview that you should listen to while you do something else- it's not very visual, but I put it up as a video anyway. Dr. Neal Bernard is a great speaker who is very good at relaying the importance of taking control of your diet. We aren't victims unless we say we are.

Processed People trailer

Fast Food Nation Film: (In English and Spanish Versions)

Here is the Link to watch the full movie in Spanish:
(You have to stream it for a bit, but it works :)
Below is the trailer for Fast Food Nation if you would like a preview. Awesome film.


Diet for a New America : Documentary

The quality of this one is not great but if you haven't seen it I recommend watching (or listening to it even!) I'll put all the parts up for you. It's based, of course, on the best selling book of the same title by John Robbins. It's been years since it was published, but still keeps on selling.
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Thank You Everyone! You are all making a huge difference!

We just want to say thank you to everyone who visits our blog. It means so much to us. It's just something that we're passionate about, and we hope to inspire change on this planet in some small way. It is clear to me now that the world is poised for a leap forward in evolution. And it is happening. People have been waking up in massive numbers to realize that what makes us so special, as a species, is that we have choice.

All of you who have sought out a vegan lifestyle, or are on your way to it, are brave warriors in my eyes. It takes courage to go against the grain and do something different. Thank you again from the bottom of my heart and from all of us here at beautiful vegan.

Go Raw Now movie trailer:

Ok the main guy in this movie is a little eccentric, just to warn you. I have debated on putting this up for a long time now because it's a little nuts, but the core of the message and the information is well done. Maybe you've seen this before- the end is the funniest (very Harlequin Romance).

Anyway it kind of does inspire you to go 100% Raw. I'm on and off all the time, but always feel soooo much better when I eat mostly raw. There is no denying that. It is absolutely true. And I've really got nothing to gain from saying that because I have developed hundreds of cooked vegan recipes. I've been working, lately, on a lot of raw ones though, to inspire myself and maybe some of you. Raw doesn't mean salad every day of your life. I'm out to prove that everything you make can be bursting with flavour and still retain all those beautiful life-giving enzymes!

Raw Vegetable Soup With Almonds and Sun-dried Tomatoes

This soup is so simple and absolutely delicious! Here's the recipe:

In a blender:
1 cup carrots
1 cup tomatoes
7 pieces of sun-dried tomatoes
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 a small piece of garlic
1 Tablespoon thyme
1 Tablespoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon agave nectar (optional)
4 cups hot water
1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Add after blended:
Chopped up finely:

soaked almonds (soak in a bowl of water over night, rinse and use- keep in the fridge if you have extra)
fresh tomatoes
red onion (just a tiny amount)
more sun-dried tomatoes
(any vegetables you care to add really).

1. Blend until smooth 2. Chop up some vegetables like celery, red onion, red cabbage, tomatoes (whatever is in your fridge), and add it to the soup. 3. Chop up some raw almonds and more sun-dried tomatoes and sprinkle them on top with a bit of black pepper and olive oil (to make it pretty). Now eat it! Makes 2 large bowls.

Squeakers Toth and his brother James

Well... this is what we've been doing lately. I found this little baby squirrel in a blue recycling bin and we waited around a whole day to see if the mother would come. She didn't, so when it was beginning to get dark I took him home and read a whole lot on what I should do. Then I called a wildlife centre who told me they were all full up; so we have had him for a few days now and he seems fully recovered from dehydration.

James looks like he found his long lost brother. We're going to let the squirrel go when he's the right age (12 weeks, from what we can gather on the net). As for now he eats, plays and quickly falls asleep. So freakin' cute.

raw mushroom soup coming up!

I believe mushrooms are the key to creating so many different flavours and textures in vegan cuisine. I was brought up thinking there was only one type of mushroom, but there are loads of gorgeous geneses, each with their own unique tastes that will bring richness to your dishes. Dried mushrooms are absolutely fabulous because they are so versatile- you can put them in a food processor and make a powder that can be added to gravies, soups, stews, sauces, stir-fries and veggie burgers.

You can also reconstitute them in warm water and use them how you would use fresh mushroom, but you can have them all year long instead of when they are in season (for those of us who live in places where mushrooms are only available certain times of the year).

Here are some gourmet dried mushrooms you might want to try:

In a blender:
2 cups white cap Mushrooms (or your favorite mushrooms)
4 cups hot water
2 Tablespoon raw almond butter or 1 T natural peanut butter
1/2 of a small garlic clove (if you add more it will be too strong)
2 teaspoons sea salt
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 Tablespoons raw tahini

Garnish with paprika and little velvet shank mushrooms (because they're so pretty- they float like tiny umbrellas), or use what ever mushrooms tickle your fancy :)

To make it more creamy you can add half an avocado or 1/2 cup of raw cashews to the blender, but it's optional.

*Dried mushrooms should be soaked in cold or room-temperature water for a few minutes before you make the soup, and you can strain and use the mushroom water in your soup too. Dried mushrooms have a more condensed, strong flavour than fresh mushrooms, so a little goes a long way. Blend for a couple of minutes. And that's it! Makes 2 large bowls.

Mad Cowboy Documentary! Very Good.

Watch the rest of the parts on youtube by double-clicking on the above video :)

"I am a fourth-generation dairy farmer and cattle rancher. I grew up on a dairy farm in Montana, and I ran a feedlot operation there for twenty years. I know firsthand how cattle are raised and how meat is produced in this country.

Today I am president of Earth Save International, an organization promoting organic farming and the vegetarian diet. Sure, I used to enjoy my steaks as much as the next guy. But if you knew what I know about what goes into them and what they can to do you, youd probably be a vegetarian like me. And, believe it or not, as a pure vegetarian now who consumes no animal products at all, I can tell you these days I enjoy eating more than ever.
 If youre a meat-eater in America, you have a right to know that you have something in common with most of the cows youve eaten. Theyve eaten meat, too. When a cow is slaughtered, about half of it by weight is not eaten by humans: the intestines and their contents, the head, hooves, and horns, as well as bones and blood. These are dumped into giant grinders at rendering plants, as are the entire bodies of cows and other farm animals known to be diseased.

Rendering is a $2.4 billion-a-year industry, processing forty billion pounds of dead animals a year. There is simply no such thing in America as an animal too ravaged by disease, too cancerous, or too putrid to be welcomed by the all-embracing arms of the renderer." 
Howard Lyman, Cattle Rancher gone vegan :)

Knowledge is everything. Love you guys!
Here is a video of Howard Lyman giving a talk about his transformation :)

Coconut Cornbread in a skillet! So easy!

I know this isn't raw (and I have been moving in that direction because it is the healthiest food), but I made up this recipe last night as a sort of comfort food. It would be really great to have once in a while. And it's absolutely delicious! Here's the recipe:

In a large bowl mix:
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
3 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 1/2 cups water (or coconut milk if you have it)
1/4 cup olive oil (or vegetable oil)
1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1. Preheat the oven to 400.
2. Pour into a cast iron pan (it will seem very liquidy).
3. bake for 30 minutes or so.

That's it! Let it cool a bit and eat it with an awesome raw soup like Spinach-Avocado!

Make your own mesh bags! Easy!

Here's my solution for using plastic bags for bulk food and fruit etc: Make your own bags in no time out of meshy fabric! They weigh almost nothing, can be washed, used over and over, and take up no space in your purse or nap-sac! And it only took me a few minutes to make two of them. I'm going to make more though. 1. Just cut out the size you want (one long rectangle works best so that you don't have to sew the bottom). 2. Fold the long rectangle in half so both ends are touching, and then 3. simply sew a straight line up both sides. 4. Finish them off with a zig-zag stitch over what you have already sewn to strengthen the bag, and leave the top unsown (doesn't need anything). Go for it!

You can also buy them from places like Grass Roots (in Toronto), and other eco shops if you don't have a sewing maching (or if you're a bit lazy), but they're a little pricy if you ask me. But then again you are saving yourself from using plastic bags that never biodegrade... ever.

Cancer Inc. The Huge Money Behind Cancer:

Here are some interesting things we found out about Cancer Inc. ...oops, I meant to say The National Cancer Institute:

1. The pink ribbon campaign was originally started by a woman named Charlotte Haley, who used peach coloured ribbons as a protest against the National Cancer Institute for only spending 5% of it's annual budget of $1.8 billion on cancer prevention.

2. "The co-founder and major sponsor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is AstraZenica (worth £39.5 billion as of 23 December 2011), and formerly known as Zeneca, a British-based multinational giant that manufactures the cancer drug tamoxifen, the most widely prescribed breast cancer drug. Until 2000, the company was also a leading manufacturer of agricultural chemicals, including the carcinogenic pesticide acetochlor. When Zeneca created National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985, it was owned by Imperial Chemical Industries, a multi-billion-dollar producer of pesticides, paper and plastics. The company was named in a 1990 lawsuit by the federal government for allegedly dumping DDT and PCBs into the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors. After buying up cancer clinics around the country, Zeneca merged with the Swedish pharmaceutical company Astra in 1999 to form AstraZeneca, the world's third largest drug company." (quotation from the book Not Just A Pretty Face, Not Just A Pretty Face Book and Website)

3. Here's the Vegan Connection:
Pesticide authority Lewis Regenstein writes:
"Meat contains approximately 14 times more pesticides than do plant foods; dairy products 5.5 times more. Thus, by eating foods of animal origin, one ingests greatly concentrated amounts of hazardous chemicals. Analysis of various foods by the FDA shows that meat, poultry, fish, cheese and other dairy products contain levels of these pesticides more often and in greater amount than other foods." (taken from the Diet For A New America Website). It has been shown time and time again, that meat and dairy increase your risk of getting many different types of cancers. So doctors may tell you to "Cut back on meat a little", but they will almost never tell you to go Vegan and cut it out entirely, and Dairy is such an untouchable industry that almost everyone still believes it is healthy, including uneducated doctors, and it's still taught in schools.

4. Nixon declared the War on Cancer back in the early 1970's. The National Cancer Institute has raised billions of dollars $$$ since then with their 'walks for cancer', 'runs for cancer', 'bike for cancer' etc. and yet cancer is a more massive epidemic than ever before.

So what we've learned here is that The National Cancer Institute has created the cancer-causing chemicals, runs the treatment centers, spends millions of dollars a year on ad campaigns to get people to "walk for the cure", which raises billions of dollars for them, they've got control over the studies, and they make a huge amount of money from the drugs they manufacture for cancer patients. A perfect full circle. 

Do you think they really want to find a 'cure' for cancer and get rid of this massive cash cow? There are some great books out there, loads of studies, articles and information on-line as well. These chemicals are in everything we eat and drink, and put on our bodies, so let's educate ourselves about what's really going on. Awareness is everything.

Mad Cowboy Author (he used to be a cattle rancher and is now vegan)

This is part 1 of his talk. He's a great speaker and has a talent for looking at things logically and with an open heart. This is something everyone has to watch. He wrote a book called The Mad Cowboy that is excellent if you have friends that are interrested in a really good reason to consider the vegan lifestyle.
It's very moving to see someone come so far from where they started out,
and I'm grateful that somebody is mentioning Al Gore in this equation. Why doesn't Al Gore talk about the number one greenhouse gas emitting cause in An Inconvenient Truth?? Here's your answer my friends: He was raised on a cattle farm and he doesn't want to go vegan or actually make real change. He only offers expensive and mostly unaccessible ways of "going green". When you don't mention the easiest, most powerful, mass-population accessible, free method of saving the planet, then your motives are suspect at best. Watch the second half of The Mad Cowboy's talk here:
part 2

Need to get away from my computer.

This is a picture of my friend Nat and I in Costa Rica years back. I wish I was there right now, laying in the water where the river meets the ocean at low tide. We used to lay in the middle on the sand with the river washing over us from one direction and the ocean from the other. What a magical place. I've been spending way too much time inside. The computer is very alluring, but the lakes and forests win every time. (Photographed by Lila Rose). More of this series of photos are at this link:

Diet For a Small Planet

This book is an absolute must read if you haven't already. It's been around for quite a while now and is still a best seller.

Interesting contest for vegans: win an electric car and cash

I found this posted on youtube. It's a contest designed to increase awareness of the link between diet and the environment. Check it out.

Go Green, Eat Less Meat.

How much plastic is in the ocean you ask?...

This will help all of us understand exactly what we're talking about when we say PLEASE CUT BACK ON PLASTIC. Humans have gone through many different ages - The Stone Age, Iron Age, etc., well this is the Plastic Age. I'm not even kidding. Everything is made of it.

I failed on the first day of my challenge to go a week without buying plastic anything, as I had to get buns for Josh's birthday veggie burgers, and didn't want to put them in the basket because it was dirty. I always bring fabric bags to put the groceries in, but the owners might think I was stealing the buns if I put them in before I paying...I felt so stupid.

I'll go out and buy some see through small fabric bags that I can take to the store next time. They are sold at different places in Kensington Market, throughout Toronto at places like Grass Roots, and of course on-line. Or make them yourself if you can. Maybe I'll do that tonight.

Here is an incredible project that proves we can clean up the oceans in just five years!! What a great Ted Talk :))

how to make creamy caesar dressing!

In a blender:
1 cup water
1/4 cup tahini
1 whole lemon (juiced)
2 teaspoons rinsed capers
3 Tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar (or balsamic)
1 Tablespoon raw agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup soaked raw almonds
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Blend until smooth and creamy. That's it! This is my favorite dressing right now. It keeps in the fridge for a few days so you can have it on your salads if you are raw, or pour it over pasta to make a creamy sauce!

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  • 73 Year Old Vegan, Mimi Kirk, Looks Awesome!
  • Vegucated Movie Trailer! Opening soon:
  • Conscious Evolution:
  • Becoming Vegan:
  • Aromatherapy Chart:
  • The Beautiful Truth Documentary: Cancer / Food
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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
  • James and Josh playing
  • Josh and Lyn in a barrel
  • rice paper delicacies (glass pillows)
  • 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
  • Josh and the goat
  • little tiny toads are people too
  • Me on my favorite cliff in the world
  • 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 :)