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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 ...

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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

Individual Highlights

  • Pizza Bites (NEW!)
  • Pumpkin Chili
  • Sweet Potato & Kale Sushi (NEW!)
  • Chickpea & Cabbage Soup (NEW!)
  • Caribbean Black Bean Bowl
  • Ginger Zucchini & Noodles (NEW!)
  • Mexican Chickpea Scramble (NEW!)

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Sweet Potato & Kale Sushi

Family Highlights

  • Greek-Style Pasta
  • Chickpea & Cabbage Soup (NEW!)
  • Pizza Bites (NEW!)
  • Ginger Zucchini & Noodles (NEW!)
  • Pumpkin Chili
  • Sweet Potato & Kale Sushi (NEW!)
  • Smashed Sweet Potato Burritos

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Chickpea & Cabbage Soup


"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 ...

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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:

  • Cornbread (p. 49)
  • Sweet & Spicy Butternut Soup (p. 59)
  • Garden Chowder (p. 71)
  • 5-Spice Harmony Bowl (p. 122) (*perfect for those dining solo!)
  • Seitan Pot Roast (p. 133)
  • Torkey (Tofu Turkey) (p. 152)
  • Baked Shells & Cheese (p. 156)
  • Corn Pudding (p. 173)
  • Mashed Potatoes (p. 190)
  • Traditional Stuffing (p. 195)
  • Cornbread Stuffing with Chorizo (p. 196)
  • Dijon-Herb Green Beans (p. 199)
  • Thanksgiving Gravy (p. 255)
  • Cranberry Sauce (p. 267)
  • Pumpkin Pie (p. 218)
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake (p. 221)

Recipes to make from Everyday Happy Herbivore:

  • Glazed Pumpkin Biscuits (p. 57)
  • Harvest Cornbread (p. 65)
  • Quick Sweet Potato Soup (p. 94)
  • Cauliflower Pumpkin Curry (p. 146)
  • Greens Quiche (p.152)
  • Quick Pumpkin-Sage Pasta (p. 199)
  • Roasted Carrots (p. 221)
  • Rainbow Greens (p. 235)
  • Apple Fritter Cups (p. 248)

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Abroad:

  • Colcannon (p.60)
  • German Potato Salad (p .63)
  • Mediterranean Chard (p. 67)
  • Savory Glazed Carrots (p. 74)
  • Roasted Tomato Pilaf (p. 124)
  • Asparagus Quiche (p. 162)
  • Stuffed Acorn Squash (p. 254)

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Light & Lean:

  • Olive Gravy (p. 34)
  • Classic Cornbread (p. 55)
  • Butternut Soup (p. 106)
  • Cajun Corn Chowder (p. 111)
  • Chipotle Harvest Chili (p. 115)
  • Pumpkin Chili (p. 118)
  • Lemony Asparagus (p. 183)
  • Easy Mashed Potatoes & Gravy (p. 187)
  • Quick Gravy (p. 188)
  • Everyday Mushroom Gravy (p. 189)
  • Deviled "Eggs" (p. 203)

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings:

  • Butternut Soup 3 Ways (p. 12)
  • Thanksgiving Loaf (p. 15) <--- way better than faux meat!
  • Mushroom Gravy (p. 16)
  • Thanksgiving Gravy (p. 16)
  • Mashed Potatoes 12 Ways (p ...
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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 ...

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**This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering!**

Everyone knows how much I *love* the FOK documentary -- I still cannot recommend it enough! Watch it on Netflix or YouTube, it'll totally change your life!

Since the documentary's debut, my pals at FOK have released their extended interview DVD, their companion book, and the official FOK cookbook, authored by my good friend and an amazing plant-based chef, Del Sroufe!

NOW, FOK has released another terrific book, The Forks Over ...

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