Happy New Year everyone! I hope each of you have had a safe and enjoyable holiday so far. Like last year, it was another snow-less Christmas here in Toronto, that is until Monday night when we got our first snowstorm of the season. Too bad it was three days too late to have a white Christmas but at least the lack of snow on Christmas Day meant safer travelling for everyone.
Over the holidays, I re-watched a great lecture given by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, the author of several books including, The 30-Day Vegan Challenge. A renowned speaker as well, Patrick-Goudreau approaches her teaching as a “how-to” for many people. As she explains in her lecture called The Rise of the Excuse-itarian, there’s a lot of information on why people are vegan but her mission is to help people do the how – to guide people into making the transition from eating meat and dairy to plants and, “to do it joyfully, healthfully, and to do it confidently.” Continue reading