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Hawaii Producer Joy Waters Leads the Trend Towards Veganism

Hawaii Producer Joy Waters Leads the Trend Towards Veganism

Mention the word “vegetarian” and people used to envision skinny hippies and zealous animal rights activists. But the image of vegetarians is becoming less extreme and more mainstream, perhaps due in part to the weekly TV series “Tasty and Meatless” produced by local media maven Joy Waters for Time Warner Cable. Research shows vegetarians have...
Cooking Success Without Stress: Using the "Mise En Place" Technique

Cooking Success Without Stress: Using the “Mise En Place” Technique

What is professional, fashionable, and French AND makes cooking more fun? Prononcez-vouz mise en place? Mise en place is a French term meaning “to put in place” but for the cook, it means that every ingredient of every recipe is accounted for, measured, sliced, diced, and held within its own container before it ever sees...
Once a Month Cooking - In the Kitchen at Last!

Once a Month Cooking – In the Kitchen at Last!

Are you excited about Once a Month Cooking?  Here are a few hints, tips, and bits of sage advice that can help make your big cooking day a smooth rewarding experience, and one that you will want to repeat next month. The rest is up to you. We want to know how you do so...
Once a Month Cooking - How to Prep at Home and Shop

Once a Month Cooking – How to Prep at Home and Shop

Once a month cooking is an intriguing and exciting idea that can help insure that your family is well-nourished with a minimum of daily effort. Last month, we introduced you to the idea of bulk cooking. This month we are taking you through a few more steps. We will show you how to evaluate your...
17 Tips for Successful Weight Loss and How to Use a Food Journal

17 Tips for Successful Weight Loss and How to Use a Food Journal

Most experts contend that obesity (or being overweight) must be accepted as a “condition,” that, like diabetes, requires constant life-time monitoring to control. Reaching a goal weight and then returning to “normal” eating is not an option. “Normal” eating caused the problem. This is why we are told that diets do not work—they are short...
New TV Show Explores Life WIthout Meat

New TV Show Explores Life WIthout Meat

Avoid the V words, producer Joy Waters says. Vegetarian – that’s scary. Vegan – even scarier. “I think the term ‘vegetarian’ is still very alternative, all these stereotypes of skinny people eating sprouts,“ Waters says. She prefers the word “meatless,” which is how she refers her own lifestyle of flesh-less eating. It’s also the term...
The Path to a Healthy Lifestyle Begins on Tasty and Meatless TV

The Path to a Healthy Lifestyle Begins on Tasty and Meatless TV

Many people wish they could eat healthier but don’t really know where or how to start. They might not have the money to hire a nutritionist to explain healthy alternatives and may not even realize the options that are available to them. Joy Waters, Executive Producer of “Tasty and Meatless”, realized this and decided to...
Healthy Success for Tasty and Meatless TV Viewers

Healthy Success for Tasty and Meatless TV Viewers

Originally published in Hawaii’s main newspaper, The Honolulu Advertiser on August 4, 2004, by Food Editor Wanda Adams. On the set of the local cable TV show, “Tasty and Meatless,” one word is verboten. And it’s not what you think. It’s the “v” word — vegetarian. This prohibition is rooted in producer Joy Waters’ reasons...
What’s New with the Atkins Diet

What’s New with the Atkins Diet

Nationally known lecturer and Registered Dietitian George Eisman, RD recently spoke at the Castle Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Center. Mr. Eisman, who created the nation’s first accredited program in Vegetarian Studies, was to address the topic of “What’s Wrong with Atkins?” What followed, however, was a somewhat surprising enumeration of the ways in which the...
To V or Not to V?

To V or Not to V?

This testimonial is written by Walleska Tepping, who continues her veggie adventures while running her  fashion company, EcoChicc, which creates sustainable handbags, apparel, and accessories handcrafted from natural resources and recycled materials. When I first started hosting the Restaurant Feature segment called Meatless on the Move for the TV series Tasty and Meatless, my first...
Vegetarian and Proud!

Vegetarian and Proud!

This testimonial written by Bertha Bond.  Being a vegetarian is one of the better accomplishments of my life. I used to think it was really a hard thing to do, but it is actually an easy lifestyle. There are different ways you can approach being a vegetarian. I have been a Lacto-ovo vegetarian, which means...
15 Insights from Lifefest Maui Festival

15 Insights from Lifefest Maui Festival

LifeFest Kapalua on Maui is a four day event dedicated to health, wellness, and spiritual growth and rejuvenation. There are opportunities for nature walks, yoga, and meditation as well as workshops and lectures conducted by an extremely eclectic variety of speakers. At this year’s event, Kitty Bartholomew of the Home and Garden network lectured on...