Whole Foods Challenge, Week One

Last week we were supposed to start our whole foods challenge. We got off to a rough start wehn my wife came down with a nasty head cold and her food needs and desires became very specific. The vegan options I had prepared were not what she had in mind and I ended up spending a lot of time running out to various restaurants and fast food chains picking up meat and dairy laden products for dinner. I am a … Continue reading


Whole Foods Countdown, 8 Days Remaining

This weekend was pretty good and I managed to avoid fast food altogether, though I did go out to eat on Friday and got something less than great for me. We had healthy meals over the weekend and even manage a vegan meal on Sunday night, so we’re definitely heading in the right direction, but I don’t know how prepared we will be on the first day of the challenge. One of the biggest challenges, not including the convenience factor, … Continue reading


Whole Foods Countdown, 14 Days Remaining

Omar_MK /Foter The single greatest challenge to switching over to whole foods/vegan  will be coffee. I’m an adict. I need it in the morning and I occasionally enjoy it in the evening. I like it with cream and sugar, or a flavored creamer, neither of which fits into the new diet. We’ve been trying non-dairy creamer, which neither tastes as good or fits into the whole foods thing, and we’ve tried the milk substitutes, but none of it tastes as … Continue reading


It Is Time For A Change

It always amazes me the way that the sermons at our church always seem to be just what I needed. This week’s sermon was about taking control of our lives. Proverbs 25:28 says, “Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.” This was the foundation of the sermon, and while I can’t begin to do justice to what was said (if you click the link above you can find the sermon to watch or listen to), … Continue reading