Happy Herbivore Blog

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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I'm always getting questions via email asking how one can spread the Herbie love. Specifically, how can they talk to others about living the plant-based lifestyle and without being preachy or overbearing.

I talk a lot about outreach (and how to tailor your message so your hearer hears it) in my new book, The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living, but today Kayla is sharing her own personal experience with outreach.

As I've said before: You can lead ...

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