Category: Lifestyle

217: Powerhaus Pizza

Anisha Blodgett is vegetarian and has an avid passion for fitness and overall wellness. She was ultimately inspired to further develop her own personal recipes for some of her favorite foods (like pizza), while still maintaining a healthy diet.

Thus, Powerhaus was born; the Pacific Beach superfood pizza and smoothie joint with a twist on traditional menus. Powerhaus also offers nourishing wraps, salads and kombucha on tap. Plus, check out their special Veganuary menu for the month of January!

Also, go into Powerhaus, ask for Anisha and mention you heard the podcast 🙂

References:
Veganuary: https://www.veganinsandiego.com/veganuary/
Vegan in San Diego: https://www.veganinsandiego.com/
Vegans Baby: https://vegansbaby.com/
Core Power Yoga: https://www.corepoweryoga.com/
Live Blissed: https://blissed.live/
Rach: https://www.instagram.com/tankgirlca/

91: Boundaries and Expectations

In this episode, Victoria discusses having boundaries around expectations as well as the concept that gratitude for blessings, and being open-minded to reciprocity regarding good karma coming from alternate sources rather than needing to be exclusively from the source originally invested in.

216: Donna Jean, Part 2

Roy Elam and Tony Howe are two of the badass creative geniuses behind San Diego’s rustic comfort-food restaurant, Donna Jean. From sauces to doughs and everything in between, Roy, Tony and the rest of the staff make everything in house.

On Episode 42, Roy talked all about where the concept of Donna Jean came from, and his inspiration behind it.

In this episode, Roy and Tony talk about the concept behind Donna Jean and how they’ve managed to get more people eating more vegetables. They also explain a bit about fermentation; what it is, why they do it, and how they’re combating food waste with it!

Website: https://donnajeanrestaurant.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/donnajeanofficial/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/donnajeanofficial/

Pizza Class (Jan 14th, 2020), to reserve a spot, email: donnajeansd@gmail.com

References:
The Noma Guide to Fermentation: https://www.amazon.com/Noma-Guide-Fermentation-lacto-ferments-Foundations/dp/1579657184
JR Organics: https://www.jrorganicsfarm.com/
San Diego Tempeh: https://www.sandiegotempeh.com/
Santa Monica Farmer’s Market: https://www.smgov.net/portals/farmersmarket/
Central Milling Company: https://centralmilling.com/
Veg’n Out: https://vegnoutsd.threadless.com/

99: Hiking My Feelings; The Book

Travis welcomes back Sydney and Barry Williams as Sydney discusses her most recent accomplishments; the release of her book, “Hiking My Feelings”.

215: Million Dollar Vegan & Veganuary

9 year old Vegan Evan has been making waves in the community for a few years now, but most recently his publicity has come from a collaboration with Million Dollar Vegan, where he asked President Trump to go vegan for the month of January in exchange for One Million Dollars to be donated to US Veterans. The campaign now offers $1 to charity for every person who pledges to go vegan for the month of January.

In addition to Evan’s campaign with MDV, Evan is the president of Animal Hero Kids, and has participated in multiple animal rescues with DxE, and has spoken in front of thousands of people.

In this podcast, Evan and his mom Shannon tell their story on how they went from just hearing about veganism, to what they’ve accomplished today.

Evan:
Website: https://veganevan.com/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/VeganEvan/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/VeganEvan/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/VeganEvan

Shannon:
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/VeganShan
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/veganevansmom/

References:
Million Dollar Vegan: https://www.milliondollarvegan.com/
Animal Hero Kids: https://animalherokids.org/
Veganuary: https://uk.veganuary.com/
Sage Mountain Sanctuary: https://sagemtn.org/
Animal Liberation Conference: https://www.animalliberationconference.com/
What the Health: https://www.whatthehealthfilm.com/
Cowspiracy: https://www.cowspiracy.com/
DxE: https://www.directactioneverywhere.com/

214: Mindful Meditation

Dawn Ressel has been vegan since January of 2001. She leads an amazing series of meditations out of San Diego, in styles of which have been clinically proven to improve one’s quality of life.

In this episode, Dawn and I both share some of our personal experiences with hard-to-deal-with moments, and how meditation can help healing in most situations. Dawn also gives suggestions on how to remain positive in times of despair, as well as how to look at things in a different light. Dawn also dives into how untreated trauma can prevent us from reaching our full potential, and how we can overcome these situations.

*Mature(ish) audiences please; mildly offensive language and content is present in this episode.*

Dawn:
Website: http://auroralove.life/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/auroralove.life/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnressel/

References:
Dawn Ressel (Episode 104): http://vegandanielle.libsyn.com/104-are-clean-meats-the-future
Bobby Sud (Episode 207): http://vegandanielle.libsyn.com/207-behind-the-lens
LA Animal Save (Episode 151): http://laanimalsave.org/
The Hoffman Institute: https://www.hoffmaninstitute.org/
The Modern Mystery School: https://www.modernmysteryschoolint.com/
Farm Animal Refuge: https://farmanimalrefuge.org/
Anonymous for the Voiceless: https://www.anonymousforthevoiceless.org/

213: The Vegan Warehouse

Carl and Ewelina founded The Vegan Warehouse in 2017 after Ewelina struggled to find vegan alternatives to her household staples. After years of frustration, then later partnering with Carl, the powerful duo created the marketplace themselves!

In this episode, both Carl and Ewelina share their completely different paths to veganism, as well as how their paths have changed over the years. They also talk about how they choose which brands they work with and how they minimize environmental pollution with better shipping methods. Plus, TVW supports Catskill Animal Sanctuary by donating a portion of their sales from the website!

Website: https://www.theveganwarehouse.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theveganwarehouse/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheVeganWarehouse/

References:
Catskill Animal Sanctuary: https://casanctuary.org/

41: Star Sailor’s League 2019

Dennis Conner is back to talk about the Star Sailor’s League, along with three-way photo finish between three separate teams!

90: Permission

Victoria shares the importance of not waiting to ask permission when it come to showing up as the highest quality version as yourself when it comes to kindness, making course corrections in life, forgiveness, and more.

89: Health Benefits of Extreme Heat

Victoria shares the benefits of exposing the body to extreme heat stress after 11 years of personal experience with hot yoga, saunas, steam rooms, as well as the use of Swedish and Korean spas. Benefits of heat shock proteins, the many benefits of FOX03 gene, and more are discussed.