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Rip Joins Celebrity Roster on Vegan Kickstart Site

21-Day Vegan Kickstart, a web site sponsored by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, added Rip to their roster of vegan celebrities that share tips on plant-based nutrition and ways to create a healthier lifestyle.  He was featured as “Today’s Message” on the site’s front page with the following quote about what Engine 2 and [&hellip

Call for PlantStrong Success Stories

Join E2ers around the country in supporting one another with your stories of PlantStrong transformation. There is no such thing as an achievement too small! We’d love to hear stories of healthy weight loss, of heart disease reversal, of large cholesterol drops and of just feeling downright Plant-astic! Your success stories drive our daily work [&hellip

The Happy Plantstrong Food Log

Rip encourages all participants of the Engine 2 28-Day Challenge to keep a food log to track your progress. In addition to writing down what you eat for each meal and snacks in between, he suggests that you also track your daily activity and anything you observe about the way you feel. Here’s a food [&hellip

John Mackey Plugs Engine 2 in USA Today Article

Our favorite quotes from today’s article: “All of the key diseases killing Americans can be largely avoided or prevented through healthy diet and lifestyle, but people don’t know exactly what to do. Whole Foods will help educate them.” “Healthy food is not an affordable luxury, it’s an affordable necessity.” “[Whole Foods will] introduce a private-label [&hellip

Foodie Friday: E2 Potlucks

In Austin, we host Engine 2 potlucks once a month. They are a fabulous way to meet other people on the Plant Strong journey, enjoy the adventure of trying new and different recipes, and share tips on everything from food preparation to favorite local restaurants. If you live outside of Austin, we encourage you to [&hellip

Foodie Friday: Plant-Strong Lunch Boxes!

It’s back-to-school season — a wonderful time of year that often echos the first of the year as a “new beginning” opportunity for achieving goals with health, wellness, organization…..you name it. Many of you may be packing lunches for your children or yourself and are looking for quick and easy ways to make them Plant-Strong. [&hellip

New York City’s Super Vegan Publishes Q&A with Rip

Rip recently interviewed with Roseann Marulli of Super Vegan, a web site resource for vegans in New York City. Their conversation spanned everything from Rip’s personal Plant-Strong preferences, his partnership with Whole Foods Market and the Health Starts Here education program, and about what he sees as the real solution to the health care crisis. “With [&hellip

Foodie Friday: Great Meat Substitute Discovery

Ellen Darby, a highly inspiring and enthusiastic Healthy Eating Specialist at the WFM store in University Heights, Ohio recently hosted their first New Good Food Book Club meeting. She provided about 10 different unique fruits and vegetables for the attendees to sample. One was maitaiki mushrooms. Ellen reported that when you cook maitaiki mushrooms, they resemble [&hellip

Jeff Walter’s Engine 2une-up

Meet Jeff Walter of Sonoma, California. Jeff’s inspiring Engine 2 success story is one that exemplifies the common surprise that so many otherwise trim and fit individuals discover when they stop to take a look at what’s going on inside their bodies. As Rip often likes to say in his presentations, “You can look like [&hellip