Happy Herbivore Blog

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Michelle G!

Michelle never had to worry about her weight until she was in her 30s. She went to an expensive weight-loss center, lost weight, and then gained most of it back when she stopped going due to the high cost.

The struggle continued into her 40s, so she started going to Weight Watchers. She lost 30lbs, stopped smoking and finally felt great. Then Michelle watched "Forks Over Knives" and went vegetarian, only to ...

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“If you don't have something nice to say, you're jealous on some level. (I'm not being passive aggressive (or passive defensive). Nothing happened to me directly, but I am very saddened to see all the nasty comments made about a certain comedienne, particularly how many of them are criticizing her body or her looks… because yea, that has anything to do with her talent or movie. Sigh. Women are more than the sum of their parts, too ...

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Scott and I visited Houston, Texas last week for Scott's birthday :)

Scott is a baseball fanatic, with the goal of visiting every Major League ballpark (Houston was #17), so his birthday present this year was using all our miles to go to Houston :) AND while our team lost, it was a no hitter game!

Onward to the vegan eats...

We stayed in downtown near the stadium, and I was pleasantly surprised how many options were within walking distance of ...

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End summer on a healthy note with this week's meal plan!

See what it's like to have healthy meals at your fingertips with the Hawaiian BBQ Sliders (NEW!), Kung Pao Spaghetti (NEW!), Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup (NEW!), Tex Mex Spaghetti Squash Bowls (NEW!) and more!

Also making a comeback this week: Mint Chocolate Chip Overnight Oats, BBQ Chop Salad & Rainbow Noodle Bowl.

Hawaiian BBQ Sliders

Individual Highlights

  • Hawaiian BBQ Sliders (NEW!)
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Overnight Oats
  • Sriracha Chickpea ...
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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Kal!

After his daughter started following a plant-based diet, Kal was convinced the same diet would help him -- and he was right!

Since going plant-based, he has been able to manage his T1 diabetes (which he was diagnosed with more than 35 years ago!) a lot easier, his blood sugar has stabilized AND he lowered his BMI.

Here's Kal's story in his own words...

My daughter adopted a plant-based diet approximately 3 ...

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