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Today, with the release of this week's meal plan, we will be rolling out our *new and improved* individual meal plan!

Based on all your awesome and helpful feedback, we've redesigned the individual meal plan to make it more flexible, especially since many of you like to take days off or do your own thing for breakfast.

Watch this 3-minute video to see the cool new upgrades:

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Meet our first Herbie of the Week of 2015: Heather M!

If you're looking for some plant-based inspiration, then you need to read this story!

Heather's journey began when she realized she had been neglecting her health for the last 15 years. When a coworker mentioned a plant-based diet, she immediately started her research and decided to give it a try -- and the results are INCREDIBLE!

In less than a year, Heather lost 125lbs (which she has maintained ...

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It has been an incredible (incredible!) year. So many people are changing their lives thanks to a plant-based diet. We had so many AMAZING stories in 2014, and I already have more inspiring stories lined up for 2015! Lives are changing!

Here's a look back on all of our 2014 Herbies of the Week!!!

Judith & Fran lost a combined total of 80lbs, lowered their cholesterol, and Fran is now off half of his blood pressure and heart medications.

Kate M not only improved her GI issues with a plant-based diet, but her labwork for signs of cancer continue to improve and show negative tests for tumors, lesions or other signs of growth.

Rose lowered her cholesterol and lost 40lbs in less than a year.

Erin is 37lbs lighter and no longer suffers from chronic pain.

Lynne beat PCOS & infertility by switching to a plant-based diet.

Jacqueline lost over 105lbs thanks to the meal plans and Happy Herbivore cookbooks. She also started running and completed her first half marathon.

Mia shed 50lbs and is finally in control of her health now since going plant-based.

Holly immediately saw improvements to her skin and energy levels after adopting a plant-based diet (plus she lost 15lbs!). Her hubby Adam dropped 50lbs and stopped taking his blood pressure and cholesterol meds.

Sherry & Kerry lost over 250lbs together after Sherry suffered a lacunar stroke. Sherry also reversed her T2 diabetes!

Rob dropped 62lbs and 12 inches off his waist. He's also in less pain, has more energy, and his allergies and acid reflux are nearly non-existent.

Stacy lost 20lbs after ditching meat and dairy without even trying. She also noticed improvements to her health, including her fibromyalgia.

Rebecca A stopped focusing on her size and started focusing on health when going plant-based. The result? A 150lb weight-loss!

Heidi was off her blood pressure medication within three months of going plant-based and is now in the best shape of her life.

Crystalyn lost more than 30lbs and lowered her cholesterol by more than 65 points in less than a year.

Jernae cleared up her acne, sleeps better, no longer suffers from exercise-induced asthma and lost 23lbs.

Jesse welcomed a beautiful baby girl after a plant-based pregnancy.

Catherine's headaches and brain fog are gone as well as thicker and shinier hair, thanks to her plant-based diet.

Bonebreaker went from 570lbs to plant proud professional wrestler. He also lost an incredible 150lbs of body fat, no longer has a heart murmur, reversed his diabetes and lowered his blood pressure.

Patti lowered her cholesterol by 120 points, her chronic headaches disappeared, cleared up her skin and has more energy than ever.

Deb B. lost nearly 50lbs (with the help of the meal plans), no longer needs her pain management medication and reduced her acid reflux meds.

Derrick & Katie lost a combined total of 140lbs and lowered their cholesterol and blood pressure!

Jim G lowered his cholesterol by 50 points within 5 weeks of switching to a plant-based diet. He also lowered his blood pressure and lost 40lbs.

Sarah C lost 20lbs and feels more empowered than ever thanks to her plant proud lifestyle.

Stephen no longer needs to take medication for his anxiety -- and he lost 70lbs!

Cat & Shelton supported each other on their plant-based journey and lost over 190lbs together!

Suzanna went from a meat-eating Ms. Natural Olympia bodybuilder to a plant-based tennis playing champion and educator.

Kathy shared her experience on being plant-based and pregnant with TWINS!

Schari & Ryan lowered their cholesterol and lost 120lbs together!

Jill & Gloria lost 45lbs together by eliminating all animal products from their diet.

The Turner Family's skin cleared up, they lost weight and their kids are thriving on a plant-based diet.

Rebecca B finally listened to her body and is now happier than ever.

Erik B lost 75lbs and lowered his cholesterol (all while being on active duty with the US Navy!)

Joanne dropped 20lbs and is doing the best she can on her plant-based journey.

Diane H is down 2 pant sizes and ...

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Go a little overboard with holiday eats and treats? Get back on track with this week's super healthy meal plan!

With meals like the Cauliflower Vegetable Pizza (NEW!), Southwest Broccoli Chowder (NEW!), Cranberry Sweet Potato Couscous (NEW!), and Tomato Rice & Kale Stew (NEW!) prepared and ready to eat, you won't be tempted by all those leftover goodies lurking around every corner!

Also new this week Breakfast Polenta Scramble (NEW!) - so savory & delicious!

Tomato Rice & Kale Stew

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