Happy Herbivore Blog

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Vanessa!

After watching "Forks Over Knives" while recovering from surgery, Vanessa, a longtime vegetarian, decided it was time to ditch eggs and dairy and go plant-based. Unfortunately, she was unable to make the transition not once, but twice, because she was so overwhelmed.

It wasn't until Vanessa discovered the meal plans that she was able to get on board with the plant-based diet. (They say third time's a charm, right?)

Seven months ...

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The summer of amazing eats continues with this week's meal plan!

Enjoy minimal to no cooking at all with Sriracha Sushi (NEW!), Buffalo Wing Hummus, Red Pesto Pasta (NEW!), Caprese "Steak" Burgers (NEW!) and Almond Joy Overnight Oats (NEW!).

You'll also find some awesomely refreshing meals to keep you cool, including Minestrone Gazpacho (NEW!), Hawaiian Sling Wrap (NEW!) and Watermelon Tacos (NEW!).

Red Pesto Pasta

Individual Highlights

  • Red Pesto Pasta (NEW!)
  • Sriracha Sushi (NEW!)
  • Bollywood Sweet Potato (NEW ...
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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Michael!

In 2006, much to his surprise, Michael discovered he had high cholesterol and a fatty liver.

After doing some research on a fatty liver and health in general, he came across the plant-based diet and was inspired by the many people who have turned their life around by eliminating oil, dairy, animal products and processed food from their diet.

On January 1, 2012 Michael went fully plant-based and as a result has lost ...

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This week's meal plan will have you tasting seeing AND tasting the rainbow!

Enjoy easy, breezy summer meals that require little to no cooking like the Green Goddess Pizza (NEW!), Chinese Crunch Salad (NEW!), Lemon-Herb Rice Salad (NEW!), and Veggie Gyros (NEW!) -- just to name a few.

And to ensure you beat the summer heat, we've got a refreshing Blueberry Muffin Smoothie (NEW!) and Cool-Carrot Tomato Soup (NEW!).

Green Goddess Pizza

Individual Highlights

  • Green Goddess Pizza (NEW!)
  • Adobo ...
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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Holly S!

After sharing Denise's incredible story about how a plant-based diet helped her complications from multiple sclerosis, Holly left a comment on the Happy Herbivore Facebook page saying how switching to a plant-based diet helped her as well!

In 2007, a 2 month flare-up that caused her to lose feeling from her neck down and in her finger tips forced Holly to go on short-term disability. During that time she decided to ...

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