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Thank You for visiting the VEGphoenix Meetup Group website! We sponsor numerous regular events (dining out, potlucks, hiking) as well as many other fun-filled activities (food-tasting, parties, movies, fundraisers, seminars, etc.) for VEG-minded people, VEGANS, RAW Food Enthusiasts, and even the VEG-curious. We're a non-profit, all-inclusive group, so everyone is welcome with open arms!

And any group member can schedule any social event, 24/7/365! Click on the Organizer's photo and send him a message with all the details.

CHECK OUT OUR VEG-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT AND RESOURCE GUIDE (with 170+ unique Phoenix listings) at: http://www.vegguide.org/region/274

Upcoming events (5+)

Super Salad Bar at Sweet Tomatoes in Scottsdale!

Sweet Tomatoes

Please join us and special guest host, Steve W., Thursday, April 25 (any time between 5pm and 9pm), for an encore visit to the VEG-laden salad bar restaurant, Sweet Tomatoes, in Scottsdale! They are located at 9029 E. Indian Bend Rd (aka Talking Stick Way), Scottsdale 85250 (DIRECTIONS below). Sweet Tomatoes offers many healthy options: abundantly fresh and the best salad bar in the Phoenix area, 8 kinds of soups, fresh fruit, desserts, baked potatoes, prepared salads, fresh-baked breads, muffins, and pizzas. Besides the cornucopia of veggies on the salad bar, VEGAN items on their on their April menu include oranges, apples, baked potatoes, sweet potatoes, Bok Choy Citrus Slaw, and Classical Minestrone Soup - real taste winners! The Pasta Bar features Penne Arrabbiata. The sauce can be requested separately from the non-Vegan pasta - great on baked potatoes! You can get coupons emailed to your inbox (print them or show them on your smart phone) by signing up for Club Veg at the Sweet Tomatoes website: http://sweettomatoes.com/ (Be sure to enter your birth date info. to get a free meal on your birthday!) If you don't have a coupon or need a partner for a "twofer," come to our table first, and we'll set you up. Also, seniors (60+) can show up before 5pm (Mon-Fri) and get dinner (including beverage) for $8.59! The current coupon deals are dinner for $9.99 (no beverage) & $10.99 (beverage included) - regular price for dinner w/o beverage is $12.29. Steve W. will have the best current coupons printed out and available at our table. If you decide to come, please be sure to RSVP on Meetup. This will encourage others to attend. Steve W. will be there from just before 5pm until 9pm and have a Meetup sign at our table - usually behind the beverage island. DIRECTIONS: Sweet Tomatoes, 9029 E. Indian Bend Rd. (aka Talking Stick Way), is just east of Pima Rd. on the south side, about half a mile west of Loop 101. Exit Loop 101 at Indian Bend Rd. and turn west (toward Phoenix). After about half a mile, as you approach the light at Pima Rd., turn left in the driveway JUST BEFORE Hooters (near the SE corner), and Sweet Tomatoes will be on your left. If you're traveling east on Indian Bend Rd. or turning from Pima Rd., turn right in the SECOND entrance past Pima Rd., JUST PAST Hooters. Get lost? Call them at (480)[masked] for directions.

100% FREE Nutrition Seminar with Tammy Robertson in Chandler!

Join us and VEGphoenix member Tammy Robertson for a FREE, informative nutrition seminar at Natural Grocers in Chandler! Would you like to make healthier food choices? Is sustainable weight loss a goal? Do you enjoy eating healthy, easy and delicious foods? Could you be a better chef in the kitchen? Would you like to be an informed decision maker when it comes to making medical decisions for you and your loved ones? Do you have questions regarding all the conflicting health information on the internet and in the media? Would you like to lead a lifestyle that leads to longevity and thriving health? Join us and learn about programs designed to assist people to transition to a healthier lifestyle! About Tammy Robertson Tammy is the President of Robertson Health and Wellness. She's a registered nurse with a Bachelors of Science degree in nursing and a passion for education, health and well-being. She's also a T. Colin Campbell Center For Nutrition Studies graduate in Plant-Based Nutrition and a Certified Food Over Medicine Instructor. Tammy's mission is to build a partnership with you to enable you to achieve the best results in dietary excellence, education and lifestyle. She provides you with the information to empower you to make educated decisions that affect long term health and vitality because her business is to address the root causes of illness and disease, not just symptoms. The whole person is treated, not just parts of the individual. In this manner, she can help you to achieve your health, fitness and wellness goals. For more info visit: http://robertsonhealthandwellness.com/ Check out her Instagram page at: https://www.instagram.com/robertson_health_and_wellness/

15th Annual Spring Party at Thai Basil in central Phoenix!

Thai Basil - central Phoenix

Please join us for our 15th Annual Spring Party for a night of dazzling conversation and a smorgasbord of outstanding VEG food as we celebrate the Spring season at Thai Basil in central Phoenix! Featuring terrific VEG selections such as Pad Thai Tofu, Curry Tofu, Eggplant Tofu, Sweet and Sour Tofu, Garlic Vegetables; as well as 5 Curry-based entrees, each with a different assortment of vegetables with tofu; and 7 Stir-fried entrees with vegetables, tofu, in either a garlic or soy sauce; Thai Basil has something for everyone, and is consistently rated by our members as THE best place in town for sumptuous Thai food! Thai Basil is located in Park Central Mall (on the light rail line) on central Ave, just south Osborn Rd. And there's plenty of FREE parking right in front of the restaurant!

Superb RAW Vegan Dehydrating Class with Haley of Living Raw By Grace!

Total Lifestyle Chiropractic

Please join Haley, of Living Raw By Grace, for a flavoricious RAW dehydrating class that will stimulate your palate and wake up your taste buds to the amazing flavors of Nature! At this class, we'll be making and sampling a love-at-first-bite Onion Bread, ultra-decadent Cheezy Crackers, and lip-smacking BBQ Kale Chips. Experience the taste of joy across your tongue with every bite! This class includes food and is just $25 to attend. Reserve your spot now to savor the flavor at this delicious and nutritious event! Please RSVP at http://www.livingrawbygrace.com/classes.html (http://www.livingrawbygrace.com/) to secure your spot. An RSVP here at Meetup.com will only let others in our group know you'll be there. You must pre-register to ensure adequate food supplies and to guarantee a space for you at this event. More About Living Raw By Grace Are you interested in learning how to lose weight permanently, how to cure chronic diseases, and how to feel and look your best? Living Raw By Grace holds classes and will coach you one-on-one to equip you with recipes that are healthy, simple, and inexpensive! Learn more about raw foods and their healing properties as we come together to make delicious, yet incredibly-simple dishes. Go to a class and ask all the questions you can possibly think; download a video that demonstrates simple recipes, browse through one of LRBG's UnCookBooks; book a party in your own home and bring health and hope to your family and friends; or just email your questions, and be inspired to a healthier you! Visit the Living Raw By Grace website and blog at http://www.livingrawbygrace.com/ Raw Living By Grace Contact Info: Haley Cloud:[masked] E-mail: [masked] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LivingRawByGodsGrace Twitter: Lvngrawbygrace Website: http://www.livingrawbygrace.com/

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