Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Patti!

After years of struggling with her weight and feeling miserable, Patti stopped eating meat and started exercising. Over the next 10 years she slowly started to lose weight, but when an injury left her unable to go to the gym, she gained some of it back by eating what she thought was "healthy" food -- when it was really just vegetarian junk food.

It wasn't until she spent the better part of 2012 ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Bonebreaker!

I actually met Bonebreaker last year through a mutual friend during a conference in Marshall, Texas. While there, he told me how he turned his life around by going plant-based after surviving a drug overdose a few years ago.

I was SO impressed by his story, I knew he would be perfect for the Herbie of the Week series.

Read on for Bonebreaker's truly inspirational journey to being plant proud!

After surviving ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Catherine!

A couple months ago I received an email from Catherine detailing all the health benefits she's experienced since going plant-based on January 1, 2014.

Her email was SO inspiring, which is why I asked her to be part of the Herbie of the Week series.

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

I should have become plant-based years ago. In fact, my family genetics and life experiences should have made ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jesse!

I first "met" Jesse when she posted this beautiful picture and message on the Happy Herbivore Facebook page:

"My husband and I are expecting our first baby very soon (due March 20), and I can't even go into all the ways you have been apart of our journey. But I wanted to share this picture with you. One of the ladies I work with crocheted the blanket you see on the crib ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jernae!

Despite being lactose intolerant, Jernae was so addicted to dairy that she just put up with the awful side effects -- that is until she caught a virus in her early 20s. The side effects were only getting worse, so she cut out dairy (as well as gluten) from her diet, and noticed she felt a lot better.

Three years after going dairy and gluten-free, Jernae made the switch to a plant-based diet and ...

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