Meet our Herbie of the Week, Erin! By adopting a plant-based diet, Erin overcame her struggles with food and bravely shares her ongoing battle with spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health.
[Editorial note: What I love most about Erin? She refers to her diet and herbivore lifestyle as "Debbie" to fool some not-so-supportive people in her life]
HH: Tell us a little bit about your ...
For those of you who follow Engine 2, you may already be familiar with our Herbie of the Week: Ami. A coach for Engine 2 Extra, Ami, a former low-carber turned dairy-loving vegetarian, finally found health with a plant-based diet. Her cholesterol is in check, she lost over 40 lbs. and her hubby has lost over 70 lbs. too!
HH: You initially found your way ...
Back in November, Gina posted this beautiful picture of herself on Happy Herbivore's wall with the following caption:
time last year, I was telling everyone how thankful I was to have found
you; I'd lost 30 lbs. cooking from your cookbooks and blog. Now, a year
later, I can say I'm over 130 lbs. lost, due to your methods of
Last October, Kelsey and I were brought together by one of Kelsey's
coworkers, who'd emailed me about Kelsey, suggesting I interview her as
a Herbie of the Week. I asked Kelsey's coworker to have Kelsey email me
directly, so we could talk about her journey. Right off the bat, Kelsey
hit me with amazing news:
my lifestyle 8+ months ago ...
I'm always getting a lot of emails asking if you can go plant-based
while pregnant and/or can you be plant-based and pregnant. Both are a
big fat YES! (For more information, see my post, "Plant-Based (Vegan) Pregnancy.")
But today you'll get to hear it straight from a beautiful, pregnant mama! Meet Margret!
HH: How did you come to a plant-based diet?