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Monday, May 28, 2007

hip tranquil chick #85: veganology

Welcome to the 85th edition of the Hip Tranquil Chick podcast: a guide to life on and off the yoga mat. Today’s menu features a must-have pose in On the Mat, an entertaining interview with Sarah Kramer on Veganology in Off the Mat, and we’ve got Omwork and Savvy Sources for you too. View our shownotes at

On the Mat: locust pose

Off the Mat: Today’s podcast is on veganism with Sarah Kramer. Sarah Kramer is the author of La Dolce Vegan! and co-author of How It All Vegan! and The Garden of Vegan. She lives in Victoria, BC with her husband, where she manages a tattoo shop in addition to creating her vegan masterpieces and maintaining her popular website Check out Sarah's photography at

Sarah's Savvy Sources:
food fight (Portland, Oregon)
herbivore clothing
secret society of vegans
becoming vegan by brenda davis

Maple Apple Dip from the book How It All Vegan!:

1 cup silken tofu
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup maple syrup
1-2 medium apples, sliced

In a blender or food processor, blend together the tofu, cinnamon, vanilla and maple syrup until smooth. Spoon into a small blown and use as a dip for the sliced apples or other fruits. Makes approx 1 1/2 cups.

Omwork: To encourage a sense of diving deeper into today’s podcast, I will post Omwork relating to this segment on our HTC forum. Please connect with fellow HTCs there and play with the following:

1. Explore your eating habits.
2. Keep a food diary.
3. Do your eating choices vibe with your values?

Beaucoup Savvy Sources:

Haute Stuff Shoppe: Shop online for the book, CD, leopard print scarf, or crystal tee.

Signature Style: The fabulous circle skirt!

Community Corner: Share what fun hip and tranquil events around the book and/or philosophy you have going on. Check out our desktop, ecards, and forum on our connect page!

Soirees, Chats, Booksignings & Retreats: Escape with me and like-minded women at our first HTC retreat in upstate NY in June. We have 2 spots left. Our first international excursion is to Costa Rica this September. Details for all special events at

Au Revoir: Share your hip tranquil chickness with me, request show ideas, or pass along feedback by e-mailing me at A reminder that we’re on MySpace and Frappr, so please connect with the community virtually there, too!

Have a burning question that you’d like hip and tranquil feedback on? E-mail me at to have it featured and answered in our dear hip tranquil chick segment found on the blog.

To close out the show, we’re playing podsafe music by new and independent artists from Podsafe Music Network. Today’s selection is Acclimate by General Fuzz. You can learn more this week's featured artist, including how to get more of his music at

Thanks for joining me for the 85th edition of the HTC podcast.
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TinaP said...

i just bought two of sarah's books, totally unware of the podcast. will listen right now!

(this is tina... i know it says govdocs@gelman)

Miss Olivia said...

Hi Kimberly,

Thanks for another great podcast. I have been considering veganism for some time now and the interview with Sarah was really useful and answered a few of my questions.