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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

Saving Time with Char Several months ago, I had received a card, and it was addressed to “The Queen of Shortcuts.”  I laughed to myself, but the card’s writer said to me, “You always have a shortcut, not everyone else does.”  I’d never thought about it, but I think I do have a shortcut for [&hellip

Kale is a Noun

Before I began this plant-strong journey, quite frankly I only knew of kale in one form.  It was the garnish on the famed “diet platter,” you know, the one with a burger, cling peach, lettuce, oh, and cottage cheese.  But, these days, the word “kale” is either used as an adjective or a noun.  I [&hellip

Happy Anniversary to Me

Before we hear from Char today, we want to officially welcome her as the newest member to our Engine 2 Team! Char has been a part of our E2 family for a few years (as you will read below). We thought it was the perfect day to welcome her onto our team! Please leave her [&hellip

PAR-TAY! Char on Plant-Strong Partying.

PAR-TAY! A party invite just came in from my closet friend, Ann.  She isn’t plant-strong, and she is having a gathering at her home next week.  My friends are always so re-assuring, “Don’t worry, I will have plenty here for you to eat.”  While I always applaud their diligence, no matter how hard they seem [&hellip

Leaving on a Jet Plane: Char on traveling Plant-Strong!

Leaving on a  Jet Plane I’ve got this plant-strong travel thing down to a science.  Simple as “A-P-D” is what I call it…handling myself in the “Airport-Plane-Destination” mode.  In the late spring I traveled to the remote interior of northern Honduras and realized that before my arrival I needed to connect with the cook at [&hellip

Rip’s Big Bowl…Perfect Breakfast, Snack, and Beyond

I’ve lived in Philadelphia for more than half my life.  And I came here for a man.  Not just any man, but Rocky Balboa.  Yes, I came here because I became smitten with the city of Philadelphia while watching the Sylvester Stallone film “Rocky” in a remote village when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer.  [&hellip