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The Engine 2 Team is dedicated to helping you become plant-strong! Each of us are on the plant-strong journey right along side of you!

Kara’s incredible story: “For the first time in 10 years, my memory is working again!!!”

Kara before and after. Plant-Strong for a Reason Thanksgiving 2001 While sitting completely still listening to my mother talk at the dinner table, my entire body flung itself forward causing me to lose control of my back, hands & arms. I literally threw my knife & fork across the room involuntarily. My older sister burst [&hellip

Small town living and saving money.

Two of the the most common questions we get is “I live in a small town, how can I be plant-strong?” and “I can’t afford to be plant-strong!” We have a few suggestions that we think will help people out looking for answers to both questions. A two-for-one answer! 1. Make a list of the [&hellip

Plant-strong in college!

We have a special guest post by Happy Herbivore Intern, Nicole on how to stay plant-strong in college. Hi there! My name is Nicole Raphael and I’m a senior at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa majoring in Photography. I’ve included a story that pretty much wraps up my plant-strong decision and how I’ve handled the [&hellip

Get moving with Zumba!

Time to get up and get moving! Today E2-er Dawn shares with us all about Zumba! Zumba: A Workout for everyone. 60 minutes of great music and dancing where the rule is that as long as you are smiling and moving you are doing it right. While it might sound to good to be true, this is [&hellip

Mardi Gras!

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras! Louisiana is known for their Mardi Gras celebrations. Not known for the healthy eating, we thought we’d we’d ask: what does a healthy Mardi Gras look like? Thankfully there are a lot of great recipes out there, and even better? One of our favorite chef/bloggers (Susan from Fat Free Vegan) happens [&hellip

“Instead of having a “fear of dying,” I now focus on the “joy of living.”

My Story: First, please let me introduce myself. My name is Milton.  I was born in 1938 on a farm/commercial apple orchard in western North Carolina. After completing college and dental school, I served two years in the US Navy Dental Corps before opening a general dentistry practice.  After forty-six wonderful years in that setting, I [&hellip

Happy Birthday Rip!

Today is Rip’s birthday! If you would like to leave Rip a birthday message, please do so in the comments!

Guest post by Lani: Plant-strong in Panama: How to travel anywhere in the world and easily stick to your plant-based diet

Lani was off in Panama (hmm, she didn’t invite us to come with her ) She has some great tips to share about traveling and living plant-strong.   When Natala’s blog post 5 Tips for Small Town Living went up on the Daily Beet here at Engine 2 Diet late January, Greg and I were just [&hellip

Happy Valentine’s Day!

**Just a warning, this post might be a little more PG-13 today** We thought this video might be fitting for today: And now, a guest post by Rip’s sister, Jane! She talks about a subject we know a lot of you might be interested in. Turns out eating a heart healthy diet does a lot [&hellip