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    Vegan or Vegetarian Cookbooks

    "The Everything Vegan Cookbook" by Jolinda Hackett is a good introduction to vegan cooking. The Everything Vegan Cookbook (Everything Series): Jolinda Hackett, Lorena Novak Bull: 9781440502163: Books
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    bus monitor incident

    I wondered why the bus driver didn't do anything. Taking the bus back to the school to meet with the principal would have been a good idea. This disturbing article showed up on MSNBC about the abuse teachers are subjected to online: Bullying of teachers more damaging in online era -...
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    Precision Nutrition or Tom Venuto's Burn the Fat

    BFFM provides very general guidelines for what to eat. There are templates suggested for 6 meals a day. A breakfast suggestion is an egg white omelet with oatmeal and an orange. Lunch or dinner could be chicken breast, baked potato and broccoli. You would have to develop your own templates...
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    Precision Nutrition or Tom Venuto's Burn the Fat

    I have BFFM and like it a lot. There aren't any recipes in it. I have no direct experience with Precision Nutrition, so can't help you there.
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    Extreme Urban Rebounding dvds (13 dvds just filmed)

    I would like to get these. Are they going to be available at Collage Video?
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    Possible approval of weight loss drug - is my math correct?

    The math is right. The bar to approve meds seems to be rather low. There doesn't seem to be much benefit for the potential risks, not to mention expense. If duct tape were approved as a medical device, the cost would sky rocket!
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    making jewelery

    A magazine like "Bead Style Magazine" could get you started with the basics. You wouldn't necessarily need classes unless you need help mastering a technique. It is a very crowded field. Check out, a place to sell hand-crafted articles. There are a lot of people trying to sell jewelry...
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    Shelley allwildgirl

    Hey Robin, NO need to be offended. With a little help from Photoshop, you can be in the pictures too.
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    My Soy Milk Maker

    Thank you for the link. I have made my own soy milk from scratch--a lot of work. I had never heard of a soy milk maker before your post. That certainly could save some money.
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    My Soy Milk Maker

    Sounds interesting. Which one did you buy?
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    How long did it take for you

    It might help to cut back on the cardio and up the weight training: Good luck in finding what works for you.
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    Real controversy--Let's talk pie!

    Pumpkin definitely. And that counts as a vegetable.
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    Bait and switch on "organic" soy milk

    Thanks, Carola. Just shows that we have to keep constantly checking for this kind of thing.
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    H1N1 vaccine

    Check this out: I skipped the seasonal flu vaccine this year and won't be getting the H1N1 shot.
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    Flu/Cold Prevention Tips

    We need to stay healthy to work out, so: H1N1 recommendations prevention from an RN The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions. Contact with...
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    How do you afford free range?

    OK vegpeople: Lauramax's post was about finding sources for less expensive free-range chicken, not about cheaper alternatives to chicken. I am reasonably sure she is fully aware of all her protein options and she is making her dietary decisions based on what is best for her.
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    Candy corn ~ the devil's candy

    I was surprised to hear that candy corn contained honey. So I googled and yes there is honey in the Brachs anyway: Sugar, corn syrup, salt, honey...... I have to try it with the salted peanuts!!!
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    Two Cookbooks You Might Dig

    Thanks Beavs. The Conscious Cook is now on my wish list.
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    The Vegan Bake Sale? Need Opinions.

    I would vote for "egg and dairy free" rather than "cruelty free". The latter designation probably wouldn't go down too well with the egg and dairy bakers. The idea of free samples sounds good so people can find out how good vegan can be. Unfortunately, my friends would probably even skip the...
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    If I didn't have a reason to quit diet soda before.....

    I found a fly (dead) in a can of diet pop. I spit it out of course! Not a great experience. It might be a good idea to strain a can of pop into a glass of ice to get the nasties out first.