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Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings is here!!

Well, the cookbook stork already visited a few of you early so you already have my newest cookbook baby, but for everyone else... TODAY IS THE DAY!

The Official release date for my newest cookbook, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings.

p.s. I've taken to calling Holidays & The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living my twinsies, since they were both released this year :)

ANYWAY! My new cookbook is an all-out celebration of food for all year long. It's not just Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, New Year's -- I mean yes, I covered all that! BUT it also has recipes for every occasion you can think of--from party appetizers, to game day foods, barbecues, potlucks with omnivores, big events, catered events, sexy date night, (over 20 "regular" dinner menus!), KIDS, and much, much more.

AND everything is super duper easy and fast (most recipes take 20 minutes or less)... because I, too, want to be the life of the party!

My team (and everyone at my publisher, too) feels this book is my best ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stevi!

Facing the need to be put on statins for high cholesterol, Stevi made the decision to transition to a plant-based diet.

Fast forward almost two years later, and the results are incredible! In addition to lowering her cholesterol (by nearly 100 pts! without the use of statins), Stevi's almost off her blood pressure meds and feels great!

Here's Stevi's story in her own words...

In 2012, I realized that I ...

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I think my crowning achievement on this blog has been the Herbies of the Week series, which I look forward to every Monday!

This series started three years ago (back in 2011) and I'm always in awe, inspired, and touched, when I think about all the different people and their amazing stories, that have been shared here every week.

I've decided to start reaching out to our past Herbies of the Week to see where they are today ...

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Lots of flavorful and warming dishes are coming your way on this week's meal plan!

Nacho Soup (NEW!), Fall Ratatouille (NEW!), Mediterranean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (NEW!), Roasted Chickpea & Potato Salad (NEW!, indi.), and Baked Caprese Pasta (NEW!, fam.) are not only all NEW!, but super delicious and easy to throw together!

Fall Ratatouille

Individual Highlights

  • Nacho Soup (NEW!)
  • Cinnamon Apple Sweet Potato (NEW!)
  • Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew
  • Roasted Chickpea & Potato Salad (NEW!)
  • Fall Ratatouille (NEW!)
  • Spicy Orange Broccoli & Noodles ...
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Meet our Herbies of the Week: The Dern Family!

After her mother suffered a heart attack at the age of 43, Jenna's parents made the decision to go plant-based after watching Dr. Sanjay Gupta's CNN special on plant-based diets.

It's been 3 years since making the switch and the Dern family is happier and healthier than ever! Jenna's parents both lost 20lbs while she lowered her own cholesterol and is at a "very low risk" for ...

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