I had the opportunity to attend the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine‘s Leadership Summit last weekend in Washington DC. It was a great opportunity to get updated about the many ongoing initiatives they are undertaking at PCRM. I thought it might be nice to share some of the highlights as they are really making huge advances in a number of different areas. My weekend started off attending the opening celebration for the Barnard Medical Center. The vision of the Physician’s Committee President and Founder, Dr. Neal Barnard, the Barnard Medical Center is a state of the art medical facility in Washington D.C. where patients can come to see one of the many board certified physicians who take an approach to health and wellness that emphasizes prevention and nutrition. They are already changing many lives, helping their patients treat and reverse diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many other serious
Thanks to Leinana Two Moons’ book, Baconish, vegans now have the perfect reply to anyone who says, “mmm, bacon” or “but bacon?!?”.
If you are curious about trying out spirulina, but are afraid it might be “too earthy” or gritty, Sprial Spring Choco Spring Spirulina is a good way to go.
Ethan and I were approached by Sunwarrior to see if we would be interested in trying their Sunwarrior Protein Powder. While we don’t often use protein powders, we do occasionally like them. We like to use protein powders when we know we are going to have a long gap between meals, like before a road trip, and want to make sure we have a good store of protein and essential nutrients to keep us going until we can eat a meal.
Think of our Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins as a cross between twice baked potatoes and potato skins. They make a great appetizer before a meal or serve with a salad as an entree.
If you are looking for an inexpensive city to visit with great vegan food, look no further than Mexico City.