Why I’m a Vegan….

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Kindness and compassion towards all living beings is a mark of a civilized society. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bullfighting and rodeos are all cut from the same defective fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.- Cesar Chavez   This week, I celebrated my 5 years as a Vegan, and that made me think of what it means to achieve 5 years without consuming or …

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“See Yourself in Others….”

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“All beings tremble before violence.All love life. All fear death. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?”-Buddha  (The following are pictures of my dogs & the beautiful rescued animals from ANIMAL ACRES… Enjoy) They FEEL love for others…   They FEEL Playful….   They FEEL Free (FINALLY)….  They FEEL curiosity….     They FEEL happiness….  They FEEL the need to help those in need…    They FEEL shy…  They FEEL like showing off …

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Enfrijoladas!!

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Here is one of my favorite dishes, Vegan Enfrijoladas!! I make these very often!! They’re sooo yummy! Enfrijoladas stuffed with veggie fajitas: (make as many as needed… this recipe is for about 3 people)   Ingredients: -1 bag of Corn Tortillas – 1.5 cups of Refried beans (home cooked are best) -1 yellow bell pepper,  sliced for fajitas -1 large green bell pepper, sliced for fajitas -1 large  red bell pepper, sliced for fajitas -1 large  onion, sliced for fajitas -3 …

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DAY 6 of “Journey to Health”: RAW CASHEW CHEESE

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Day 6 of the Vegan Chicano Doctor‘s “Journey To Health“ was amazing!!! I made a delicious RAW CASHEW CHEESE, yum!! It was also our official “Cheat day” for the week, which means it’s the day when we can have whatever we’ve been craving that’s a bit of a processed junk food. However, I didn’t want anything of the sort. Here’s my breakdown of the day followed by a yummy RAW CASHEW CHEESE RECIPE!! OMG It’s amazing!! 8am- woke up, enjoyed an …

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NRGY’s 17 Grocery Shopping Tips

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Hey friends!! Here are a few tips for your Next Grocery Shopping Trip. When I first went vegan I was lucky to have a dad, CHEF JUAN GONZALEZ, who knew everything about vegan diets, so I didn’t struggle much with that. I figured it would be a good idea to share a few of tips to help you along your journey… I hope you find them useful!   1) LEGUMES: Pick up lots of beans, of all kinds. I especially like …

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Journey to Health!

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YAY!! The time is here, tomorrow, (August 23rd, 2011) we start the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR’s  “Journey to Health”. I’m so excited! So as I mentioned before, I will be updating the RAW meals I will be creating for the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR, so make sure you are checking them out, as I will be sharing them often. It’s going to be an exciting next few months, and I really hope you join us on this amazing journey.   Today, in honor to …

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Ejercicio al estilo NRGY !!

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(For English version go HERE) Ya muchos saben que el VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR estará empezando su “Camino hacia la Salud” este Martes Agosto 23,2011. Y claro yo lo voy a ayudar y crear su comida CRUDA, haci que decidí también compartir un poco sobre mi régimen de ejercicio.A mi me encanta hacer ejercicio! No por vanidad, pero por mantenerme saludable. Trato de practicar yoga todos los días, y si no tengo mucho tiempo aunque sea trato de hacer algunas poses. Siento que me ayuda a empezar el día con buena eNeRGia, o cuando estoy baja en eNeRGia me ayuda a renovarme. (yo practico el estilo de yoga llamado YOGHISMOque es muy popular en Latino America) También e empezado a hacer Tai Chi y me encanta! E aprendido como estar en un estado de meditación, pero al mismo tiempo muy alerta. Es un ejercicio de la mente muy intenso, pero también ayuda …

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Vegan Chicano Doctor

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(for English version go HERE) Hola Amigos!! Si me han estado siguiendo en mi pagina de Facebook, VEGAN A LA MEXICANA, talvez miraron la pagina que comparti, VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR, mi prometido!  Me da mucho gusto que el decidio empesar una pagina y compartir todo lo que el a aprendido. El va a empezar su “Camino hacia la Salud”, en el cual va a adoptar una dieta VEGANA CRUDA, y hacer 30-60 minutos de ejercisio todos los dias. Aunque trabaja 12 horas al dia en el …

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Chef Juan Gonzalez

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(for English Version go HERE) Como ayer fue el cumpleaños de mi papa, pensé que sería apropiado dedicarle una entrada. El hombre que nos enseñó a mis hermanos y mi compasión por los demás, los valores familiares, ética de trabajo, la forma de defendernos si fuera necesario, la pasión por nuestro trabajo, el amor por la comida, la importancia de un estilo de vida activo (que ha estado haciendo Artes Marciales/MMA por la mayor parte de su vida) y  mucho más! Aqui les va …

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JUGOS!!

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(for English Version go HERE) En mi pagina de Facebook siempre estoy compartiendo fotos de los jugos que preparo y e estado recidiendo muchos mensajes de amigos pidiéndome recetas para hacer jugos. Bueno, aquí las tienen!!!  Col Risado/Kale de SOUTH CENTRAL FARM Espinacas de SOUTH CENTRAL FARM Antes de compartir mis jugos permitanme compartir un poco sobre mi experiencia. Yo nací en Michoacan,México pero ha vivido en los EE.UU. la mayor parte de mi vida. Cuando era más joven mi familia y yo visitábamosa  México con …

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