Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbie of the Week: Sheldon

Category: Herbies |

I'm stoked to introduce Sheldon, our butt-kicking Herbie of the Week. Sheldon is a retired NYPD captain and 9/11 first responder. During his police career, Sheldon was decorated in the line of duty 60 (SIXTY!!) times, yet it was his diet — not his public service —  that almost cost him his life. After saving another life (his own!), Sheldon went on to become a ...


Raising Herbies (Part 3): Vegan/Plant-Based Pregnancies, Formula, Doctors & More

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This is the final post in this week's 3-part Raising Herbies series. Check out Raising Herbies (Part 1): How to Raise Vegan/Plant-Based Kids, Transitioning Diets & More and Raising Herbies (Part 2): Getting Kids to Eat Healthy for more great tips from our amazing Herbie Parents.

Perhaps slightly out of biological order ;) today's Part 3 post focuses on pregnancy, breast feeding, and early ...


Raising Herbies (Part 2): Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

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So we've talked about raising kids vegan since birth, transitioning kids to a plant-based diet, and handling social situations in Part 1 and now we're sharing tips and tricks for getting kids to eat their veggies!

Before I let the Herbie Parents chime in, here are some experiences I have had with my nieces, nephews and friends' kids.


First, it's important to ...


Herbie of the Week: Beth (She Beat Infertility and PCOS!)

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In honor of Mother's Day, we have been focusing on Herbie parents and kids this week and we're continuing that theme today with our Herbie of the Week: Beth! By adopting a plant-based diet, Beth reversed her infertility related to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). She also lost 72 pounds, reversed her IBS and was able to get off her meds!!


Back in January ...


Raising Herbies (Part 1): How to Raise Vegan/Plant-Based Kids, Tackling Social Situations, Transitioning Diets, Pediatricians & More

Category: ParentsHerbiesSeries |

In honor of Mother's Day, this week I'm having a three-part series on raising vegan kiddos. As a Daddy's girl, I want to say I know that Dads are great parents too and like many moms, some dads do it alone (kudos to all the parents out there!). I opted to run this series this week because most of the people who ...