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Spring Around the Corner – Time for a Real Cleanse with RFD

By Ann on February 1st, 2014 in Blog

Congratulations to those who participated in Real Food Daily’s 14-Day Vegan Pledge that wrapped up on Tuesday. I’ve heard great success stories from a bunch of dedicated folks. Take our Instagram contest winner, Kelsey, for example, who decided to continue to alter her diet choices after the 14-Day Vegan Pledge and start living a healthy […]

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Hear the Dirt from Real Food Daily’s Plant-Based Twitter Party

By Ann on January 22nd, 2014 in Blog, Organic, Recipes, RFD Events, Testimonials, Vegan

Real Food Daily hosted a Twitter chat last week, including me and fellow plant-based experts on the topics of nutrition, diet and exercise. Read my recap below to get a sense of what our discussion revolved around and explore the convo at your own risk! PANELISTS Real Food Daily founder and CEO, Ann Gentry (@AnnGentry)  Award-winning plant-based […]

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January 2014: Pledge to Eat Vegan for 14 Days and Cleanse….at RFD

By Ann on January 10th, 2014 in Articles, Blog, Gluten-free, Lifestyle, Organic, Uncategorized, Vegan

                  With the New Year comes new goals and taking the time to recharge.  I like to reset, emotionally and spiritually by cleansing in various ways.  From altering the Feng Shui of my physical space to reading an uplifting message in my new favorite novel – it’s […]

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Plant-based Eating in a Healthy New Year: Join us for a Twitter Convo Thursday 1/16

By Ann on January 9th, 2014 in Blog

Healthy, Happy New Year, Friends! I’ve started 2014 with mindful intentions to welcome another year of health and harmony into my life. Every January, I meditate on bringing clarity into the New Year that will guide me to success in all aspects of my life. This usually consists of moving static energy from last year […]

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Plant-based Eating in a Healthy New Year: Join us for a Twitter convo Thursday 1/16

By samalamud on January 9th, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized

Healthy, Happy New Year, Friends! I’ve started 2014 with mindful intentions to welcome another year of health and harmony into my life. Every January, I meditate on bringing clarity into the New Year that will guide me to success in all aspects of my life. This usually consists of moving static energy from last year […]

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World Vegetarian Day 2013—Unprocessed for a Healthy You

By Ann on October 5th, 2013 in Blog, Lifestyle, Vegan, Vegetarian

This past Tuesday, October 1st was World Vegetarian Day. To honor the day, aware individuals made a conscious decision to eat a meat-free day. I have friends who participated in this movement and, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, by just not eating meat for one day they saved driving 1,160 […]

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Three Summer Recipes

By Ann on July 27th, 2012 in Blog, Gluten-free, Organic, Recipes, Vegan

It was a fun night last week at Whole Foods Market in Pasadena with lots of beloved RFD regulars as well as many newcomers. Thanks to all of you for turning out. As promised, here are the three summer recipes I demoed. All ingredients are accessible and these recipes are really easy for any home cook. […]

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Farm Bill, changing now in 2012.

By Ann on June 7th, 2012 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Organic, Sustainability

2012 Farm Bill in Congress NOW! In a national poll last year, 78 percent of Americans said making nutritious and healthy foods more affordable and accessible should be a top priority in the 2012 Farm Bill.  I know you are like me and want to make sure that our food choices are protected and honored and that we […]

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Will Travel For Food

By Ann on April 17th, 2012 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Vegan

Traveling can have its challenges, but traveling while vegan is an adventure unto itself. As a vegan or any kind-of vegetarian eater, not only do you have to plan a vacation or business trip like anyone else would, but you are also faced with the task of discovering veg-friendly eateries. Sometimes, we have to bring “rations” in […]

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It’s the Golf Courses Stupid! NYTimes vs. Organic Farmers

By Ann on January 9th, 2012 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Organic, Sustainability

It’s the Golf Courses Stupid! NY Times vs. Organic Farmers I’m always amused by PR efforts to demonize organic farmers. When I started Real Food Daily in 1988, there was no USDA National Organic Program. Organic farming was more of a novelty. Today organic farming is a burgeoning segment of modern agriculture innovating cost effective […]

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