Sister Vegetarian Speaking Appearances!!!

Purchase Sister Vegetarian's 31 Days Book at these locations:
Ask your local book store to order it for you or carry the book!

National Magazines, Radio Shows and Speaking Engagements:

My book Sister Vegetarian’s 31 Days of Drama-Free Living: Exercises and Recipes for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit (Lantern Books) made Veg News Annual top 12 book list for 2012.

Thank you everyone for your support of making my book within Veg News top 12 book list for 2012. Thank you also for helping to keep the healthy revolution alive, moving, and touching many lives going forward :) Link here at Veg News for reviews of the top 12 books :) Thank you :)

I am in Veg News Magazine's March/April 2012 Issue on Page 90!!!! A wonderful review is given of my book Sister Vegetarian's 31 Days of Drama-Free Living! To find out where and when you can purchase your Veg News March/April issue, Link here to the international and award winning vegan magazine which is available in 38 countries!

May 27, 2012 - Speaker at the New York City Veggie Pride Parade. Link below for my Victory Speech to inspire and empower you on your plant-based journey.
Link here or link below for my speech at the May 27, 2012 Veggie Pride Parade where I speak on healthy eating and its affect on ourselves,world hunger, and the environment.

Link here for my 2/29/12 Progressive Radio Interview
on the station's show "It's All About Food" with the show's host Caryn Hartglass.

I spoke at the 10/9/11 Baltimore, MD/DC Area 1st Annual VegFest sponsored by Open The Cage Alliance (click here for official VegFest Website of speakers and entertainment). My "Victory" speech can be viewed on You Tube (click here for speech video)

Other speaking engagements included the Oct 27-29 DC event for Farm Sanctuary's National Conference to End Factory Farming where I will spoke on Day 3 (Oct 29) at on the Plant Based Living Panel:Diet As A Tool For Change. I was joined on the panel by NY Times best- selling author and nutritional researcher Joel Fuhrman, M.D. Here is the video link :

Sister's Vegetarian's Book Information

* More Sister Vegetarian Book News!

September 24, 2011 Article for Black Girls Run on Being Black and Vegan: Link here to be inspired


Lantern Books has come up with a new e-book entitled "Recipes for the Vegan Table: A Lantern Sampler." One of the recipes from my book Sister Vegetarian is listed along with a recipe from vegetarian Sir Paul know him as a Beatles member :-)

Here's the information about the book and the link to download the book and recipes:

" Recipes for the Vegan Table: A Lantern Sampler by Carol J.... Adams, Donna Beaudoin, Patti Breitman, Kate Jacoby, Brian McCarthy, Paul McCartney, Kumuda Reddy .....

With so many cookbooks out there, what's a vegan—or aspiring vegan—to do? Lantern Books has the ideal menu: Start with a flavorful appetizer from famously longtime vegetarian Sir Paul McCartney, continue with a mouthwatering entrée from The Sexual Politics of Meat author Carol J. Adams or "Sister Vegetarian" Donna Beaudoin, add a scrumptious side from Chef Brian P. McCarthy or Ayurvedic practitioner Dr. Kumuda Reddy, and finish up with a delectab...le dessert from Kate Jacoby, co-owner and pastry chef of the cutting-edge Philadelphia restaurant Vedge. All of the recipes in this sampler are healthy, tasty, and easy to make, ensuring that your meal will be both cruelty-free and delicious. So draw a chair up to the table and find out what the joy of vegan cooking is really about!(less)"

Purchase at Amazon:

Black Expressions Book Club
made Sister Vegetarian's 31 Days of Drama-Free Living their alternate book selection in March 2012!

What a joy to know that I have become a part of your family through this book which acts as your daily guide, daily inspirational and motivational tool. To conquer challenges in all aspects of your life. To encourage you to be encouraged that the sun shines even when the clouds are gray, and that joy always comes in the morning if you should falter and trip along your vegetarian or vegan journey! It's okay to be you. Be yourself, and you shall not fail in this beautiful life-long vegetarian or vegan journey. Remember, it's a lifestyle, not a temporary diet or a temporary solution. It is a part of you as you heal yourself, heal the environment, and save animals. Do you ask yourself, what have you done for me lately when you are always helping others and forget about your well-being? Then, pick up a copy of Sister Vegetarian's 31 Days of Drama-Free Vegetarian and Vegan Living today, and let your mind be blown to the endless possibilities of what a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle can do for you! ~ Donna M Beaudoin "Sister Vegetarian"

Disclaimer: Sister Vegetarian is a blog based on my vegetarian and vegan experiences and journey as well as others' experiences. I am not a medical, nutritionist, or exercise specialist; so, please consult your physician before starting any vegetarian and vegan lifestyle and exercise program.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Sister's Reader's Sharing Their Stories: Battzi's 4-22-12 Update

Celebrating Earth Day...Without the Extremes!

*SPECIAL NOTICE: Thank you to all who prayed, are praying, sending good vibes my way. I really appreciate everything. My health is slowly returning.*

Today is the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day! At one time, I thought this was just another example of stupidity forced among American people. In 2009, when my thinking began to change and I grew in my awareness of food, I celebrated Earth Day. I have celebrated it ever since.

I took my inspiration from Genesis 1:29. This is not meant to be a Bible lesson but the words of this verse were the catalyst for my dietary change.

It states: 29 And G-d said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food." Now, I'd read these words for years in the Torah but one day, they stood out from the page. This was the answer, to my understanding, of how to beat Cancer, Diabetes, etc.

Through much success and failures, this dietary lifestyle has become my own. That is what I desire to stress on this the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day.

Make it your own! Don't try to live any other person's vision. Live your own. Read as much as you can then make your own Meal Plans. The Plant Kingdom is so colourful, so varied that you'll never tire of the variety.

Enjoy! Don't go around with a sour face but smile. Actually, you'll be smiling because of how good you'll be feeling on the inside! I can testify to that.

Take your time! Anything worthy is worth taking your time. Why rush? Do it in increments if you must but just do it!

Avoid extremes! All of this screaming, hollering, anger, judging others because they don't eat or think as you do is asinine. The Vegan/Vegetarian Tent is so immense. All of us can find a place to rest within it. Strive for balance in all things.

This is what Earth Day is all about. I see more and more Blacks now turning on to the Natural Life/Dietary Plan and why not!?! We gave it to the world! The Standard American Diet wasn't meant for us. It was meant for others to give them stamina. We ate from Mother Earth. Slavery and all the things we had to endure saw us adopting the SAD. We fell into Nutritional Slavery but, thank G-d, we are waking up and reclaiming our health, our original way of eating. Many young people-of-colour are taking up this banner. I'm proud of them. Equal numbers of adults-of-colour are moving back to the Earth for nourishment.

Your Mother does love you and strives to take care of you. Let your Medicine be your Food.

One last thing. Fast, if you can. 1 day, 2 or 3 days, 1 week, whatever. Try it. Drink either water or fresh juices. It'll expand your mind and spirit.

So celebrate Earth Day by taking a new lease on your dietary life...without going to extremes! (~_^)

Happy Earth Day!
Battzi Ơ̴̴͡.̮Ơ̴̴̴͡
and Bandit =^.^=

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