My fav foody blogs:

V Nutrition (the master at making quick, delicious plant-based meals and inspires me to work harder at food photographer, also my Healthy Vegan Fridays co-hostess)

Earthgiven Kitchen (fabulous vegan recipes, homesteading tips & my in real life bestie)

Green Gourmet Giraffe (adorable Aussie blogger who makes great recipes and takes stunning pictures)

The Taste Space (great recipes & meal ideas)

Carrie On Living (great recipes, fellow thyroid cancer thriver)

Happy Healthy Life (super recipes and utterly gorgeous pictures of food)

The Full Helping (awesome vegan recipes with lots of raw options & touches upon body image issues)

Veggie Quest (loads of great recipes from a blogger aiming to eat 2 pounds of veggies a day!)

Oh She Glows (you will see me reference a lot of her recipes – love them & she’s a runner too)


Ripe from Around Here, Jae Steele

Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, Mark Reinfeld & Bo Rinaldi

Veganomicon, Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero

The Kind Life, Alicia Silverstone

Vegan Yum Yum, Lauren Ulm

RAWvolution, Matt Amsden

Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen, Ani Phyo

Let Them Eat Vegan, Dreena Burton

Artisan Vegan Cheese, Miyoko Schinner

The Oh She Glows Cookbook, Angela Liddon

Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen, Kathy Patalsky

Other books:

The China Study, Dr. T Colin Campbell (went strict vegan after reading this!)

Healthy at 100, John Robbins

You Can Heal Your Life, Louise Hay

The Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn

Crazy Sexy Cancer, Kris Carr

The Thyroid Source Book, M. Sara Rosenthal

Eating Alive: Prevention Thru Good Digestion, John Matsen

It Must Have Been Something I Ate, Peggy Kotsopoulos

Meals That Heal Inflammation, Julie Daniluk

Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell B. Esselstyn


Kitchener Area:

Café Pyrus, Kitchener, ON

Thrive Juice Bar, Waterloo, ON

Healthy Foods N’ More, Waterloo, ON

Lettuce Love & Kelly’s Bake Shoppe, Burlington, ON

NorCal Area:

Café Gratitude, Santa Cruz, CA

Vegetarian House, San Jose, CA

Good Karma, San Jose, CA

Plant Based Pizza, San Jose, CA

Raw Daddy, Palo Alto Farmer’s Market, Palo Alto CA

Souley Vegan, Oakland, CA

Timeless Café, Oakland, CA

Yam Leaf Bistro, Mountain View, CA

Veggie Grill, Mountain View, CA

Muir’s Tea, Sebastapol, CA

Amey’s Drive Thru, Rohnert Park, CA

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