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End of the Year Report 2016

The 10th anniversary of my advanced ovarian cancer diagnosis was October 3rd. After learning that I had a 10-20% chance of survival, ten years later I am not only alive and well, but thriving. One of the reasons Gary De Mattei and I founded REAL was to share everything I learned during my personal experience…

Be Sure Your Water is Pure

The Environmental Working Group recently updated its reporting on Chromium-6 revealing that there are potentially unsafe concentrations of this carcinogenic chemical for two-thirds of Americans. The best way to remove this chemical along with so many other contaminants that may be lurking regularly or periodically in your tap water, get what we use at Responsible…

2Forks Events – Get Your REAL discount!

This is your chance to mingle and learn from the “rock stars” of the movement, as well as from each other. Join the Esselstyn Family and many other experts at weekend events and immersion retreats described below. Find out more about the Esselstyn Family. Listen to my interviews: Rip Esselstyn Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D. Ann, Jane…

Healthy Eating Power Hour

Don’t miss the upcoming Healthy Eating Power Hour. One hour with John & Ocean Robbins will transform your kitchen! Do you feel like healthy food is often time-consuming, costly, or confusing? You aren’t alone. In a 2012 study, 52% of Americans said that doing their taxes was easier than figuring out how to eat healthy!…

The Cancer Diagnosis: Taking Charge of Your Health and Healing

A cancer diagnosis may mysteriously come out of nowhere. That was true for me when I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer ten years ago, with a 10-20% survival rate,   I’ve learned from my own experience that health and wellness are a function of the mind, the body and the environment.  When you want to…

Conscious Life Summit

    I am honored to be part of the upcoming Conscious Life Summit. What is the Conscious Life Summit?     I’ll be talking about REAL and my favorite subject – food. And I’ll be listening to the 23 other experts who will be covering many different areas that touch our conscious lives. Please…

Saying goodbye to Broccoli Rob

I received the very sad news today that Rob Poe, aka Broccoli Rob, passed away yesterday. Rob was a friend, a terrific musician, a wonderful singer and performer with a passion for healthy eating. He created a children’s show where he played many characters including Broccoli Rob, and the karate expert, Bruce Leek. He performed…

The Food Revolution Summit 2016

      The 5th Annual Food Revolution Summit was everything I expected and so much more. I was delighted and honored to be a part of it, offering participants delicious recipes each day. Did you miss it or miss any part of it? Do you want to be able to listen and share the…

Tune in Love for Valentine’s Day

Here at REAL we feel the most romantic thing you can do this Valentine's Day is to fall in love with yourself and go vegan. It is a relationship that will not only last forever, but gets better and better with age. And it is not only good for you it is good for the…

Homemade Tofu and Chocolate Mousse

I was given samples of Morinaga’s Make Your Own Tofu Kit, consisting of two 12 ounce containers of soy milk and two packets of nigari along with instructions on how to make tofu. I had made one portion of tofu a few weeks ago. It was very, very soft. I like soft tofu, but this…

January Dishes

Here at REAL we’ve designated the 31 days of January as the month we get our kitchen and our bodies in shape, and ironically we do it by cooking and eating. Remember, when you’re cooking in the kitchen you’re moving your body and moving is a key ingredient to healthier happier you! It’s so easy…

End-Of-Year Report 2015

Responsible Eating And Living was just a dream less than five years ago. And together look how far we’ve come! We are excited to present to you the end of the year report. In a very short time we have created and published a diverse catalog of original content. We’ve archived almost 500 interviews with…

Anti Fur Society Conference

The Cruelty Free Fashion Show and Anti Fur Society Vegan Conference took place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Landmark on the Park in Manhattan. Responsible Eating and Living was there and we captured some of the best moments for you in this video.      

Get the REAL App

Do you have the REAL App? You can download it for FREE on your iPhone, iPad or any Android device to access all of our recipes, videos, podcasts and articles. I love using the REAL app on my phone to get all of my REAL Favorites. These are the recipes we make all the time…

2015 Veggie Awards!

READ ALL ABOUT IT! The VegNews 2015 Veggie Awards have been announced in their new November/December issue. You may remember that Responsible Eating And Living was named one of the 10 Non Profits You Need To Know back in 2011 and we are still excited about that! Responsible Eating And Living was not a winner…

Green Unplugged

Watch and rate our film at CultureUnplugged.com   We are so excited to announce that our documentary The Lone Vegan Preaching to the Fire is part of Culture Unplugged’s Film Festival called Green Unplugged. There are a number of rewards and we would love to be a winner. But we need your help. Please visit…

Rosh Hashanah

The best part about holidays for me is the food! I love celebrating all holiday foods, updating traditional recipes, making them not only delicious, but kinder to the nonhuman animals we share this planet with, gentler on the environment, and healthier. Here are my favorites for the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah.   Challah Bread…

Goodbye Sproutman

  This morning I was drawn to open one of the cupboards containing my Tribest Sprouter. I looked at it for a moment, took it out and held it. I smiled and thought of Steve Meyerowitz, a.k.a. the Sproutman for a moment. I had purchased the sprouter in 2011 after speaking with him on my…

Chef Ernesto All-Natural High Quality Frozen Food Line

Update added 10/28/2015 from the Chef Ernesto Facebook page: Would you like more vegan choices at the Dollar Tree Store? I know a way that you can help make this happen. Could you please email our Managing Director. If he receives enough positive feedback he can show the Dollar Tree store! Dollar Tree needs to…