Tips for a Healthy Transition from Summer to Fall

As summer transitions to fall and cooler weather sets in, we can make simple lifestyle and diet changes to prepare our bodies for the drop in temperature. For this blog, we turned to Warren Kramer, an internationally recognized macrobiotic counselor, educator, cooking instructor and cruise presenter, for some tips on how to transition into fall […]

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8 Q&As from the 2018 “Ask the Doctor: Q&A Session with Michael Greger”

On our 15th-anniversary cruise last February, guests spent an afternoon with plant-based guru Dr. Michael Greger, a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. Attendees had the opportunity to ask their burning nutritional questions to Dr. Greger, one of the world’s foremost authorities on […]

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Set Your Intentions This Spring Part II

Ah, it’s finally Spring! After cold weather in some areas left us feeling cooped up inside, and comfort foods appealed to our appetites, so many of us begin to take stock of where we are and where we want to be in mind, body, and spirit. This is the second part of a two-part series […]

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Set Your Intentions This Spring Part I

Spring is the season of rebirth and rejuvenation. It’s also a time when we may feel more ready to bring changes to our health and wellness regimen. While some people practice moderation and a balanced diet year round, many opt for detoxification through a spring cleanse to jumpstart a new pledge to health. In a […]

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A Holistic Cruise for All Ages: Tips from Parents on Vegan Travel

Do you remember your favorite vacation from childhood? It was probably packed with activities, interesting sights and sounds, and new friends. At Holistic Holiday at Sea, we want our annual voyage to appeal to people of all ages, from the curious toddler to the seasoned world traveler. We work hard to create a fun, healthy […]

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Feel Inspired by the Cruise? Join a Pod in PlantPure Communities!

In March 2015, guests on the 12th annual Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise got a sneak peek of the documentary film PlantPure Nation, which highlights the importance of following a whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) diet to promote wellbeing. Since then, the film has been featured in more than a hundred cities across the nation and is […]

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Compassion is at the Heart of Farm Sanctuary: Q&A with HHAS Presenter Gene Baur

The nation’s leading nonprofit farm animal protection organization, Farm Sanctuary, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. It was launched in spring 1986 by activists who investigated the treatment of animals at farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses and found conditions to be horrific and inhumane. One of these activists was Gene Baur. Gene, who is the co-founder […]

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Vegan Cuisine at Its Finest

Now in its 14th year, Holistic Holiday at Sea’s seven-day cruise experience, March 11–18, 2017, includes presentations by leading authorities in holistic and alternative health, offboard excursions at four exotic ports of call, workshops, and restorative activities such as yoga, Pilates, and meditation. From cooking classes to poolside socials, vegan cuisine is at the heart […]

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12 Vegan Snack Ideas for Kids

If there’s any time you’re likely to trip up on dietary decisions, it’s snack time. And the same is true – if not more so – for kids. Conventional snacks can be tricky: they often pack in loads of calories and fat and other nasty things to provide a quick fix and satisfy hunger. Why […]

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Meet the Bad Ass Vegan: John Lewis

Yaaay! We are so pumped for you to learn more about our second Special Guest for the cruise. We have the pleasure of welcoming a member of the vegan body building community.  John “Bad Ass Vegan” Lewis comes to us from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, but is originally from Missouri, the “show me state.”  As a […]

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Creating Beauty from the Inside Out

The Quest for a Glowing Complexion From using toothpaste to kill pimples to using baking soda to even out your self tanner gone awry or applying pepto bismol as a refreshing facial mask women have  tried a myriad of approaches to obtain a glowing, radiant and supple complexion. However, one of the best ways to […]

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Tasty Vegan BBQ – Culinary Fireworks for Vegan Fare!

Summer Grillin’ Extravaganza We vegans and macros love our veggies something fierce, and there’s no better time to show off our creative cuisine than the Fourth of July!  One of the best aspects of plant-based barbeque is firing up original recipes that are sure to please every palate.  This year, the nighttime fireworks won’t be […]

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