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Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

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Posted: March 29, 2016

I was recently at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim interviewing businesses about their new products. On opening night, I watched a film called “Just Eat It!” I highly recommend checking out this documentary. […]

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Brazil Brings Coconut Water To USA With Proprietary Process To Keep It Extra Fresh

Brazil Brings Coconut Water To USA With Proprietary Process To Keep It Extra Fresh

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Posted: March 28, 2016

A new coconut water product from Obrigado at the Natural Products Expo West 2016 in Anaheim earlier this month has plans to launch in the USA in May. It’s billed as the freshest way to […]

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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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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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Our 70-Year-Old Food System Is Broken

Our 70-Year-Old Food System Is Broken

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Posted: August 23, 2014

Our food system has drastically changed over the last 70 years. For over 10,000 years humans have farmed where they lived and enjoyed the benefit of eating vine ripened produce that was full of flavor, […]

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