Category Archives: Eating Well

The Wonder Garden – Lessons and Fun with Our Organic Home Vegetable Garden

You might have seen a bunch of garden and vegetable pics in my tumbler feed on this site over the summer. They all came from our backyard garden and, to mix metaphors, they represented the fruits of our labor.
Last spring we embarked on ambitious mission to grow a ton of food in our backyard. We…

Fake It And You Will Become It

Success is as simple as standing up straight, raising your arms in the air, stretching out and making yourself bugger. This is brilliant TED talk was given by Amy Cuddy a researcher who herself learned how powerful is the force of faking it until you make it or as she says faking it until you…

Healthy Eating While Dealing with Cancer (Guest Post)

We all know what a great impact diet can have on a person’s wellbeing and I have witnessed first-hand how a diet rich in plant-based whole foods has kept people free of illness and virtually stopped the aging process. A healthy vegan diet has acted as a sort of preventative medicine for me and I…

How to live a long life

Eat clean whole foods.
Activate the mind and body.
Provide service.
Be courageous.
Be present.
Be thankful.
Its that simple. 🙂

O’Noir Oh My Lord – Eating in the Dark

My wife and I were in Montreal this past weekend and decided to eat at a place we’ve both wanted to check out for a while. I don’t normally write about the great places we have eaten, but this place is different and cool on so many levels.
If you haven’t heard of O’Noir you might…

Vegan Recipes for Good Eating, Weight Loss and Sports Performance

Anyone who has visited my house knows that when it comes to eating awesome tasting vegan food, I am not the go-to guy. I am all about convenience and nutrition. When it’s time to eat, I tend to comb the fridge for nutrient dense food, chop it up, put it all in a bowl (or…

Eating Philosophy for Staying Lean, Strong and Energized

A lot of people ask me about what I eat on a typical day, so I decided to explain the philosophy behind the food choices that I make and some of the books that inspired me and my ideas about food. I call it an eating philosophy because I like to eat-a lot, but I…

Why I Love Growing and Eating Home Sprouts

Over the last year, my diet has been migrating to a primarily raw food diet (as well as gluten free and vegan of course). These days, probably about 80% of the food I eat is raw and sprouts are one of my favorite types of food.
I grow my sprouts at home and enjoy a wide…

A typical day of vegan eating

home sprouts step - greening in the sun

Many people have asked me what I eat in a normal day and I was sure I had posted this before, but for the life of me I can’t find it on my own blog! So I will share what I scarf down in a normal day but first I must make a disclaimer.
I eat…

Greatest Lessons Learned in 2010

Life lessons learned in 2010 - life by design

2010 – What a great year! One the eve of the new year and having just finishing my goals for 2011 (will post on this shortly) I thought I would share some of my biggest lessons from this past year.
Everything good starts with meditation – There were a lot of great days this year…