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Michele the Trainer’s Beans Love Escarole! Organic Lentils and Escarole

Michele the Trainer's Organic Lentils and Escarole There is some love affair between beans and escarole.  Try this recipe with pinto beans too...simply amazing. I added the photos of escarole so you can identify it.  Notice that little ragged edge on the leaves.  In California it's in season from around…
The Walking Dead, “Smart for Then or Smart for Now?”

The Walking Dead, “Smart for Then or Smart for Now?”

"Smart for Then or Smart for Now? " Rick Grimes, Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 13 I choose Smart for Now! One of my fantastic clients recently introduced me as Michele the Trainer an amazing Entreprennaire (extraordinary entrepreneur).  That intro meant a lot to me.  It takes a lot of…
Need Unique Gift Ideas?  Healthy Cookbooks & Apps

Need Unique Gift Ideas? Healthy Cookbooks & Apps

Anytime is healthy gift time and here are some of my gift giving suggestions with a focus on international health! HappyCow Cookbook "Sample amazing vegan dishes from around the world—right in your own kitchen. HappyCow.com helps millions of people everywhere find delicious vegan and vegetarian cuisine across the globe through…
HappyCow Summer Road Trip Blog Tour Review of Veggie Grill, Westlake Village CA for The HappyCow Cookbook

HappyCow Summer Road Trip Blog Tour Review of Veggie Grill, Westlake Village CA for The HappyCow Cookbook

HappyCow Summer Road Trip blog tour for The HappyCow Cookbook by Eric Brent and Glen Merzer. Hashtag #HappyCowRoadTrip Featuring Veggie Grill at their Westlake Village, California, USA location. By Michele the Trainer, HappyCow Westlake Village, California Ambassador. When I became vegan we didn’t have cell phones and we certainly didn’t have…
HappyCow Summer Road Trip Blog Tour Review of Real Food Daily West Hollywood for The HappyCow Cookbook

HappyCow Summer Road Trip Blog Tour Review of Real Food Daily West Hollywood for The HappyCow Cookbook

HappyCow Summer Road Trip Blog Tour for The HappyCow Cookbook by Eric Brent and Glen Merzer. Hashtag #HappyCowRoadTrip Featuring one of Hollywood’s most popular vegan restaurants, Real Food Daily, West Hollywood, California, USA. By Michele the Trainer, HappyCow Ambassador Westlake Village, California. I’m a vegan food snob and I love that…

Winning with Wellness or Leaning towards Lip Service?

Winning with Wellness or Leaning towards Lip Service? Workplace wellness programs can vary from an inexpensive employee based program, "Hey Fred, are you leading the walking group today?" to the other extreme of investing in new construction featuring large wellness buildings, gyms and even basketball courts at a workplace.  But…