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Char Nolan
Char Nolan has been plant strong for three years, and it has changed her life immensely. She is a social media and marketing consultant, and lives in Philadelphia, PA.

Saving Time with Char: Getting Rid of the Clock

I discovered a few weeks ago that one of the reasons why I love yoga is because there is no time.  No watches.  No phones.  Just the beating of my heart and the profuse sweat from my brow.  For about an hour after leaving the yoga studio, I do not even think about time.  That [&hellip

Merry Yoga/Happy Yoga 2014

Saving Time with Char Merry Yoga/Happy Yoga 2014 By the time you read this, your holiday tree may be history.   Most people who know me are still in amazement that I am taking yoga.  Yup, three-four classes per week, it has become a saving grace for me. On the day of my last birthday, [&hellip

Saving Time with Char: Crisper Soups for the Winter Holidays

“Crisper” Soups for the Winter Holidays As we turn the corner into the holidays that take us to the end of another year,  friends are calling to invite us to holiday parties.  The number one question I get from my friends is, “What can  you eat?”  And then, that question is usually followed by, “Oh, [&hellip

Plant-Strong Thanksgiving Number 5

This is my fifth Thanksgiving living a plant-strong life. I’ll be honest, in the beginning, I was a little jealous of those around me, because I was remembering what I thought was the great flavor of the turkey. That year, I even cooked the turkey. Press that fast-forward button, and I have become distant with the turkey, don’t [&hellip

Saving Time With Char: When I’m 64

Saving Time with Char It’s My Birthday I was a freshman in high school when the Beatles inked their song about being 64.  I remember thinking how old that seemed.  And, it seemed so far away.  I no longer need to search, because 64 years have found me. Not sure how it happened, but, it [&hellip

Saving Time With Char: Making a Quick Salad

Making a Quick Salad Even if you head to your local salad bar, the cherry or grape tomatoes are whole.  And a great way to stretch a salad is to cut tomatoes so that there are more bites. The other day I was at the gym.  How can you NOT love the gym where there [&hellip

Saving Time With Char: Soup’s On- Florentine Style

Does your freezer ever get a little busy?  You know, it just becomes packed with just one too many bags of frozen artichoke hearts?  On Saturday, I opened the freezer door, and it was bulging.  I had to do something to remedy the situation of the overstuffed freezer. And so, the Saturday Soup Recipe was [&hellip

Saving Time With Char: Trick or Treat!

Saving Time with Char Trick or Treat…Give me something good to eat!   PERFECT HALLOWEEN COSTUME!   Since the middle of the summer, stores have been packed with Halloween goods.  In my bad food past, Halloween was the start of a few months of bad eating.  It just ignited something in me, and fortunately, was [&hellip

Saving Time With Char: Fall Soup-Quick and Easy

Saving Time with Char Fall Soup-Quick and Easy   It took quite some time for the fall to actually come to the east.  And when it did arrive, it was here.  One day it was summer, and the next day, I was bundled in a sweater and scarf.  With fall’s arrival, it can only mean [&hellip