Y We Vegan

May 11 2020 2 21 mins

Welcome to the Y We Vegan podcast. If you're vegan or vegan-curious, you're in the right place! We answer questions about the vegan lifestyle, provide insight about the vegan journey and feature a variety of guests which include vegan small business owners, vegan artisans, holistic physicians, and healers as well as vegan event organizers.For the past 9 years, my diet has been plant-based and live a vegan lifestyle. Becoming a vegan literally saved my life after I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Not wanting to live a life taking Metformin, statins, water pills, and steroids (which were making me feel terrible) I looked for an alternative to pharmaceuticals. What I discovered was the powerful health benefits derived from a plant-based diet and have lived medication free for 9 years.I am sharing the great news about the healthy and healing benefits of a plantbased way of eating and a vegan lifestyle. My desire is to inspire, empower and motivate you on your vegan journey. Now let's get started.



Might Be A Good Time to Consider Vegan
May 11 2020 • 13 min
Covid 19 is causing many of us to re-evaluate our choices. Many of us will need to make significant changes in what we eat and how we see the world. In this podcast we discuss why now might be a good time to consider a vegan diet and lifestyle.


5 Ways To Manage Stress During Coronavirus
Apr 11 2020 • 13 min
5 Ways To Manage Stress During CoronavirusFinding ways to manage stress in this time of COVID-19 uncertainty is critical to help us cope. It’s good to have a variety of ways to calm ourselves and regain control over our thoughts and actions.I'm sharing 5 Ways I Manage Stress in my life.Read the blog, bit.ly/manage-coronavirus-stressCheck out my Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchilada recipe.Go here to access it, bit.ly/vegan-sweet-potato-black-bean-enchiladaLink for Deep Breathing Exerciseswww.healthline.com/health/breathing-exerciseLink for Meditation SitesMindful Movementwww.youtube.com/channel/UCu_mPlZb…zfAUElRL7w/videosHeadspacewww.youtube.com/user/Getsomeheadspace


5 Foods That Boost Immune System to Fight Coronavirus/Covid -19
Mar 23 2020 • 7 min
5 Foods That Boost Immunity To Fight Covid-19. There’s no one miracle food, "but as a Type II diabetic, I've experienced the healthy power of a plant-based diet" - Sherimane Johnson. I encourage people to do a whole-food diet, mostly plant-based, colorful foods you prepare from scratch.The human body requires vitamins and minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fluids — “all those things to keep the body functioning at top capacity.” Eating an unbalanced diet or one with a lot of processed food doesn’t provide what’s needed for the chemical reactions to take place or for the body to be able to build new white or red blood cells, soft tissue, heal wounds and keep the brain going strong. A diet of food as close to its raw form as possible can do all that fairly easily, according to Jennifer James, a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified health coach at Ogden Regional Medical Center.As mentioned, I'm sharing my recipe for Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry. Go here to access it, https://bit.ly/boost-immunity-recipeAlso, download my free guide - How To Build Your Immunity System..., https://www.ywevegan.com/immunity-guide/IG: @SweetzBaker, @NightOwlVeganFB: @NaturalSweetsBaker @NightOwlVeganTwitter: @veganndelicious



What's Happening With Night Owl Vegan & NaturallySweet Desserts
Apr 08 2019 • 22 min
Bob Coleman, Rhema Web Marketing interviews Sherimane Johnson is the owner of NaturallySweet Desserts which features 100% vegan, 100% delicious desserts. Sherimane is also the owner of Night Owl Vegan, a meal delivery service that offers plant-based comfort food.


Morning Routine
Jan 23 2019 • 6 min
Good morningCreating a morning routine can help us to move forward in our lives in an intentional and deliberate way. My struggles with diabetes and journey as a vegan has helped me to create a morning routine that may be helpful to you. I share my recipe to my delicious Golden Milk, suggestions for YouTube meditations and links that provide you with information on the healthy benefits of turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon.If you try the Golden Milk or one of the healthy tips please share on Instagram or FaceBook. Have a wonderful daySherimaneMorning RoutineHello, I am happy to share my morning routine. May it add value to your life.Peace and BlessingsSherimaneWhen I wake I do not touch my cellphone until my morning routine is complete. Step 1. Walk my dog. While walking I practice being present. Pay attention to the experience of walking my dog, not everything else I have to do that day. I begin to define my intentions for the day. If you don't have a dog, ignore this step but setting intensions is still important.Step 2. Prepare Golden MilkStep 3. Take B12, I use sublingual liquid 5000 mcg, Magnesium Oil Topical Spray, 1/2 tsp Zinc, 2 tsp Echinacea.Step 4. Drink Golden Milk while Journaling. I write about what I'm grateful for, my intentions for the day and visualize achieving and feeling those accomplishments.Step 5. Guided Mindful Meditation, suggested YouTube channels Gaia, Mindfulness Movement, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Aaron Doughty, Abraham HicksGolden Milk1 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp cinnamon, agave or maple syrup, 1 tsp coconut oil, hemp milkIn a mug combine all ingredients, add boiling water and stir until coconut is melted and all ingredients are combined. Add hemp milk, (the amount you desire). The entire amount of liquid should be about 1/2 cup.Magnesium regulates nerve function. https://www.healthline.com/health/magnesium-oil-benefitsEchinacea strengthens the immune system. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/echinaceaZinc regulates mood. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/zincTurmeric & Black Pepper aid in reducing inflammation.https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmericCinnamon assists with focus and reducing glycemic index, great for diabetics.https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-benefits-of-cinnamonHemp milk is a creamy and delicious plant milk alternative that has Omega 3 & Omega 6 plus the naturally medicinal properties of hemp.https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hemp-milkCoconut oil is awesome anytime of day. Adding it to your morning Golden Milk is a great way to start the day.https://draxe.com/coconut-oil-benefitsFeel free to share your morning routine. If this information was helpful to you please share with me, I look forward to reading your comments.Have a productive day,SherimaneInstagram: SweetzBaker, NightOwlVegan, InsomniaVeganFaceBook:


How to Shop for Plant-based Groceries Like a Pro
Jan 13 2019 • 7 min
In this podcast, I share tips on where you can purchase plant-based groceries so you can create your own vegan deliciousness.As mentioned, I'm sharing my recipe for Vegan Italian Sausage & Pepper Hoagie. Go here to access it, https://goo.gl/7zKVKPIG: @SweetzBaker, @NightOwlVegan, @InsomniaVeganFB: NaturalSweetsBaker


Transitioning to Vegan with Erica Massenberg Tea Life Brand
Oct 25 2017 • 24 min
Erica Massenberg, an MBA graduate of Philadelphia University is the founder of Tea Life Brand she is a lover of “Tea” and of the importance of a healthy, organic lifestyle. The Tea Life Brand is designed to connect with the millions of people worldwide who have the same love, appreciation, and enjoyment of tea and to offer products to support their enjoyment.To learn more about/follow Tea Life Brand, see links below:https://www.facebook.com/TeaLifeBrandhttps://www.instagram.com/tealifebrandhttps://twitter.com/tealifebrandVisit:https://naturallysweetdesserts.comhttp://insomniavegan.com


I'm A Friggin Vegan, Now What? Lisa Santiago McNeill & Brian McNeill
Sep 20 2017 • 29 min
Lisa Santiago McNeill and husband Brian McNeill tell their story of vegan discovery inspired by the Netflix documentary "What the Health." Although for some time they knew that what you put in your body had definite consequences to health, the documentary was the turning point for this couple. Their story is fun, inspiring and most of all down to earth. They have documented their transformation and recipes they've created in their book, "I'm A Friggin Vegan, Now What".Website - http://TheEmpowermentDuo.comSocial Media Links - http://Facebook.com/Brian.K.McNeill and http://Facebook.com/Indyatalks Pre-order the book, I'm A Friggin' Vegan...Now What?!?! - http://bit.ly/FrigginVeganFor the produce delivery: http://bit.ly/FVDeliversYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5Vy1DTp83s


Y We Vegan Diane Calloway Life Is Delicious Interview
Sep 10 2017 • 28 min
Diane Calloway is the event organizer for the Delaware Vegan Festival and a Minister of the Life is Delicious Ministry. The mission of the ministry is to promote a plant based diet and healthy living. In partnership with John's Hopkins Hospital Ms. Calloway has developed a post cancer care program that demonstrates the healing power of a plant based diet. To learn more about the Living Delicious Ministry please visit their website http://www.victoryexperience.comPlease support our podcast channel on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/veganndeliciousFacebook: https://facebook.com/naturalsweetsbakerRead More https://naturallysweetdesserts.com/


Y We Vegan Interview with Erin Marcus of Vegan Living Program
Sep 09 2017 • 36 min
Erin Marcus is an Advocate at the animal rights organization Open The Cages Alliance. Open The Cages Alliance (OTCA) has an awesome program called the "Vegan Living Program" where the vegan-curious are paired with vegan coaches. The free 5-week program is offered in Baltimore, Md and Long Island, NY. The group attends workshops and cooking classes together. The mission is to provide knowledge and support to those interested in transitioning to a vegan lifestyle. For more information on Open The Cages and the Vegan Living Program please visit their website: http://www.openthecages.org.Please support our podcast channel on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/veganndeliciousFacebook: https://facebook.com/naturalsweetsbakerRead More https://naturallysweetdesserts.com/


Y We Vegan Joshua Black "The Urban Black Vegan" Interview
Sep 08 2017 • 28 min
Joshua Black is the owner of "The Urban Black Vegan". The Philadelphia based organization whose mission is to promote fitness and a plant based way of eating. Joshua shares his struggles with poor health and poor self-esteem. His journey toward a plant based way of eating started with a documentary and the desire to change his life for his family and their future. Urban Black Vegan hosts workshops, cooking classes and creates t-shirts that promote the vegan lifestyle. For more information about Joshua and Urban Black Vegan please check out his website, http://www.urbanblackvegan.com and their YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUc4hNfV9d0OlmvlUXWqfrA Y We Vegan is sponsored by NaturallySweet Desserts. We create the most amazing Vegan desserts you have ever tasted. Please support our podcast channel on social media.


Y We Vegan Dr. Ruby Lathon Interview
Sep 08 2017 • 26 min
Dr. Ruby Lathon is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist who cured herself of Thyroid cancer by eating a plant based diet. Dr. Lathon shares her amazing story in the documentary "What The Health". Dr. Lathon's holistic medical practice Roadmap to Holistic Health located in Washington, DC, provides wellness coaching and holistic health programs. Dr. Lathon is also the host of her cooking show and the author of a new cookbook filled with delicious vegan recipes.You can learn more about Dr. Lathon and her work using the links below:http://www.RubyLathon.com. Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubyL FB: https://facebook.com/TheRubyLathonY We Vegan is sponsored by: https://naturallysweetdesserts.com


Y We Vegan with Anne Dinshah of American Vegan Society
Sep 07 2017 • 37 min
Anne Dinshah is the daughter of the founder of the American Vegan Society, Jay Dinshah. Anne was born into a vegan family and has always been a vegan. Her perspective on being vegan and "the family business," the American Vegan Society is fascinating. Anne is the author of Dating Vegans & Powerful Vegan Messages, a rowing instructor, and an advocate for vegan small businesses and promoting a compassionate lifestyle. Anne believes The Golden Rule - treat others as you would have them treat you - should be extended to the animals who find themselves on our plates.Powerful Vegan Messages on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJYWKt_9Uia7xpdJuj8LIHg


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