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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!

Three Amazing Plant-Strong Stories!

Today we have 3 wonderful stories to share with you!  These stories are from Valencia College -  Plant-strong eating can save your life! Adding more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to one’s diet will lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Partnered with the Valencia Wellness Program, Christina began sharing the plant-strong [&hellip

Holiday Travel – Plus a Holiday Giveaway!

Hot off the presses! “Forks Over Knives” : The Extended Interviews was JUST released! We will be giving away 2 copies today! And 2 next week (you’ll have to check back with us everyday to find out when!) All you have to do is leave a comment and tell us why you’d really like to [&hellip

3 Filled Pumpkin Recipes!

We have a new online community called Engine 2 Extra. Each week we have have challenges and contests to make things a little more fun! This week one of the challenges was to come up with some creative ways to use pumpkins. One of our E2X members, Suz posted three great recipes, and we thought [&hellip

Kathi’s Story! Plus, a Waffle Recipe!

“Two years ago, at only 39 years old, my cholesterol was 205.  I am 5’2″ and weight within my recommended range, 127#.  We follow Dr. Weil’s “Earth Gym” physical activity guidelines.  So the doctor said it was hereditary and I would probably be on medication eventually. 2011: We then went vegetarian.  (As you know, there [&hellip

Adventures With Ami: Eat Your Oats!

It’s Autumn, which means in most of the country, the temperatures are cooling, the leaves are changing colors and folks are pulling out a jacket now and then for the seasonal weather.  I love this time of year! I always look forward to the fun that fall brings: football season, big pots of soup, pumpkins [&hellip

Young and Plant-Strong – Changing the World

We wanted to feature some of the messages/comments we have recently recieved about young people getting plant-strong. We hope that these stories encourage and motivate you to continue or to start your plant-strong journey! Alex: “I’m 13 & I decided to become plant-strong all on my own, after watching Kitchen Rescue and Forks Over Knives [&hellip

Michelle’s Story

Tears are streaming down my face as I write this.  I guess I hadn’t realized how worried I have been.  My mom is 63 years young, and is vibrant, beautiful and engaging, and most people think we’re sisters when we go out together. In August 2010 she had her blood work done, and her total [&hellip

Jonathon’s Story: What Happened in 3 Months.

A1C before and after! Three months on our new plan I’ve been through highs and lows on the Forks Over Knives / Engine 2 plan / Plant-based eating plan. Some days I am discouraged that I haven’t lost more weight, others I am disappointed when trying to eat around others. A couple of days ago, [&hellip

From Broken To Boxing: Bill’s Story

It all started when I was loading some speakers on a loading dock and hyper extended my ACL deficient knee.  It swelled up like a basketball and I couldn’t walk the next day.  When I can’t walk, I can’t work as I am an electrician by trade.  I went to the orthopedic surgeon where I [&hellip

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