Articles by: Phoebe Chongchua

Vegan Bags & Now Shoes: Matt & Nat Make Eco-Friendly Shoes

Vegan Bags & Now Shoes: Matt & Nat Make Eco-Friendly Shoes

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Posted: March 18, 2016

Matt & Nat (MAT(T)erial and NATure) the company that’s known for producing cute and fashionable vegan bags by using more than two million plastic bottles, is now making eco-friendly shoes. The lining inside all of Matt […]

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Getting Butterflies To Live In Your Garden

Getting Butterflies To Live In Your Garden

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Posted: March 8, 2016

They are everywhere, it seems, but sometimes getting butterflies to live in a garden can be challenging. Find out how to get them to live in your yard. Butterflies remind me of my dad. Thai […]

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New Plant Based Foods Association Sprouts Up In Washington

New Plant Based Foods Association Sprouts Up In Washington

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Posted: March 7, 2016

The plant-based industry is sprouting up with new healthy advocates in Washington. A special association is planning to seed lobbyists with information about plant-based products just as other trade associations like the beef, pork, and […]

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Fruits & Vegetables To Your Door: Using A Produce Delivery Program (video)

Fruits & Vegetables To Your Door: Using A Produce Delivery Program (video)

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Posted: July 10, 2015

When you’re running short on time but want to eat healthy, having a box of produce hand-picked and delivered to your home can be a huge blessing. That’s what the folks at Farm Fresh To […]

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Lentil Dip (or meal)!

Lentil Dip (or meal)!

Serves: 15-25 as a dip or small appetizer

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy!

This is a favorite of mine and super easy and quick to make. In fact, even my 84-year old mom who, by the way, doesn’t like to cook, found this recipe to be a breeze. […]

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Is Chocolate Good For You?

Is Chocolate Good For You?

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Posted: May 1, 2015

This is a chocolate lover’s delight. If you are a chocoholic, watch this to learn about the power in organic chocolate. The chocolate at aChocolypse is hand-crafted from beans procured through direct trade with cacao […]

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Battling The Bulge: Could Plant-Based Eating Help?

Battling The Bulge: Could Plant-Based Eating Help?

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Posted: February 3, 2015

In the mid-nineties, I began hosting a fitness segment on TV called, Keep Fit With Phoebe, that aired for a decade. Back then fitness shows were limited to mostly DVDS like Buns Of Steel. You […]

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Waterfall: Family Reunion Brings On The Tears

Waterfall: Family Reunion Brings On The Tears

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Posted: January 18, 2015

Saw the family today and burst into tears. My heart was happy and sad all at once. My Uncle Umnauy is just how I remembered him. My aunt (Ba Dang) is so incredibly loving. But […]

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Thai Travels

Thai Travels

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Posted: January 17, 2015

“My feet are cold. My heart is heavy. I think I must be getting closer to discovering exactly what matters in life.” It was 28 years ago I made this trek to Thailand with my […]

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Yoga Flow For Better Living

Yoga Flow For Better Living

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Posted: May 8, 2014

Test your balance and your flexibility in both your physical body and your mental awareness. What things in life do you need to change? Where do you need to create greater balance. What would become […]

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