Resources

San Diego Resources & Meetups

PlantDiego - San Diego's Plant-Based Support Group - Tracy Childs & Team

VeganDiego! (PDF) — Mike Weinberg
Great vegan resource that's updated on a regular basis - 100% Vegan Eateries, Catering, Classes, Businesses, Organizations, News & Updates!

Vegan in San Diego - Carly Morales

The Vegan Lab - Chef Gina Sample 

(Chef Gina's handy Guide to Vegan Substitutions)

K.A.L.E. University — Ken Dorr

San Diego Ladies Vegan Cooking Club — Stacy Patel

San Diego Vegans — Jared Meyer

San Diego Dining Guide - Last Chance for Animals

Optimum Health Institute (OHI)

Facebook Groups

East County Vegans — Kelly Buffo, Mychael McNeeley

North County Vegans 

San Diego Raw Vegans 

Stay Healthy San Diego

San Diego Vegans — Jared Meyer, Christopher Botiller

San Diego Vegan Networking Group — Nicole Dinato, Callie Coker

South County Vegans — Amy Spintman

Recommended Products

Protective Diet Plant-Based Broth Mix

Cuisinart 11-Cup Food Processor 

Vita Mix Blender/Food Processor

Omega 8006 Slow-Speed Juicer

Recommended Books

Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

The Handbook to Higher Health Consciousness by David Kater (recipes by Veg-Appeal's Tracy Childs & David Kater)

How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger of Nutrition Facts

Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

The End of Diabetes by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

The Starch Solution by Dr. John McDougall

The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell

21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart by Dr. Neal Barnard

The Pleasure Trap by Douglas Lisle, PhD 

Food Over Medicine by Pamela Popper

Artisan Vegan Cheese by Miyoko Schinner

The Cancer Survivors Guide: Foods that Help You Fight Back by Dr. Neal Barnard

My Beef with Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet by Rip Esselystyn

The Food Revolution by John Robbins

Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and in Life by Brendan Brazier

Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men and Discovering Myself by Rich Roll

The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World

Cookbooks/Ebooks

Veg-Appeal's Food Camp E-Book Guides by Tracy Childs and Jennifer Nemeth

How Not to Die Cookbook by Robin Robertson and Michael Greger, M.D. 

Forks Over Knives The Cookbook: Over 300 recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year by Del Sroufe and Isa Chandra Moskowitz

How Not to Die Cookbook by Dr. Michael Greger of Nutrition Facts 

Happy Herbivore by Lindsay Nixon

Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes by Dreena Burton

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook: Cook Once, Eat All Week with Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes by Del Sroufe

Eat Vegan on $4.00 a Day: A Game Plan for the Budget Conscious Cook by Ellen Jaffe Jones

On-line Recipes

The Vegan Lab

Straight Up Food

Engine 2 Diet

Plant Powered Kitchen

Plant Based on a Budget

Fat Free Vegan

Forks over Knives

NutritionMD

Soul in the Raw

Documentaries (most also on Netflix)

Forks Over Knives

Cowspiracy

Plant Pure Nation

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Vegucated

Food, Inc.

Food Matters

What the Health

Eating You Alive 

Helpful Websites - sign up for updates!

PCRM.org

NutritionFacts.org

Happy Herbivore

Forks Over Knives

Engine 2 Diet

Plant Based Dietitian

How to cook without eggs, milk and butter

The Vegan Lab: A Guide to Vegan Substitutions

Follow on Facebook

Veg-Appeal

Food for Life San Diego

PlantDiego

Dr. Joel Kahn

Dr. Garth Davis

Dr. John McDougall

Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr.

Dr. Neal Barnard

Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine

Kathy Freston

Jeff Novick, MS, RD

Rich Roll

Forks over Knives

Chef AJ

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