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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Tommy!
Once a die-hard carnivore, Tommy stopped taking his health for granted when at the age of 37, his doctor diagnosed him with diverticulitis after discovering abnormal growths in his colon and a pre-cancerous stomach lining.
Not long after his diagnosis, his wife Margret (a former Herbie of the Week!) stumbled upon "Forks Over Knives", and they watched it together. When it was over, Tommy decided right there to stop eating animal products and ...
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"It seems like there is a form of nutritional elitism going on, which is really doing more harm than good. The message is, if the food you eat is not fresh picked organic, local, GMO-free, that you picked yourself, [made yourself]... you are not doing any good. And, if you buy any frozen or canned foods, let alone from Walmart, you might as well be eating bacon cheese ...
Sushi, Scramble & Soup -- Oh my! This week's meal plan is EXPLODING with easy, fuss-free eats that are sure to be tummy-pleasers!
New recipes on this week's plan include: Sweet Potato & Kale Sushi (NEW!), Chickpea & Cabbage Soup (NEW!), Pizza Bites (NEW!), Ginger Zucchini & Noodles (NEW!), and Mexican Chickpea Scramble (NEW!).
You'll also find user favorites like Greek-Style Pasta and Pumpkin Chili (perfect for the fall season!).
Ginger Zucchini & Noodles
Sweet Potato & Kale Sushi
"I always thought that I didn't need the meal plans because I had all of the HH cookbooks. About a year ago I noticed that I was in kind of a rut, always eating my favorites from the cookbooks. I tried a few of the weekly plans and liked them, so I signed up for the yearly subscription. WOW!!! I eat an amazing variety of awesome ...
I started getting emails in July about Thanksgiving ;)
Thanksgiving seems to be the one holiday my herbies get a little stressed over!
Well don't fret my friends (especially my Canadian herbies who celebrate next week!), I've got ya covered and the list of options just keeps getting longer and longer each year!
Recipes to make from the blog:
Recipes to make from The Happy Herbivore Cookbook:
Recipes to make from Everyday Happy Herbivore:
Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Abroad:
Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Light & Lean:
Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings:
Meet our Herbie of the Week: Bethany!
Bethany has been on a weight loss journey her entire life. From fad diets to portion control to counting calories -- she's done it all.
Then, in May of 2013, something clicked and she decided to change her diet. A couple months later her brother showed her a documentary, which ultimately led her to going plant-based.
Since making the switch, Bethany's lowered her blood pressure, shed inches from her body and cut ...