Topic: Herbies

Happy 4th of July, Herbies! Meet our Herbie of the Week, Tebben! We heard a bit from Tebben in our plant-based guys series last month. Tebben is in the Army (he just finished his two-week Annual Training with his unit!), and  I was so interested to hear more about his plant-based journey in the military. I thought today was the perfect day to share his story. 


HH: Tell us about yourself! How long have you followed a plant-based/vegan diet ...

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Perhaps what I love most about our Herbies of the Week series is that it shows how different and unique everyone's journey is. We all end up at the same place — good health, from the same approach — eating whole, plant foods... but we all have such different starting points, different motivations, different ways of going about it. 

For some of us, like Ami, our journey is long with many starts, stops and restarts. For others, the journey is short ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Mary! Back in January, Mary emailed me with her amazing story. After experimenting with vegetarianism 28 years ago, Mary had gone back to the standard American diet. She was experiencing digestive problems and fought frequent food cravings. Mary recently celebrated her one-year anniversary of being powered by plants! In that year, Mary has lost 14 pounds, no longer needs medication for digestive issues, and has found simple joy in food and fun activities. No ...

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Back in February, Glenn's wife posted this remarkable picture of Glenn on Happy Herbivore's Facebook page showing Glenn's incredible weight-loss (80 lbs. in one year!) since adopting a plant-based diet:


I immediately contacted Glenn and asked him to share his story as part of our Herbie of the Week series. Because Father's Day is in a few days, we have been featuring amazing plant-based guys this week — first my dad, then these awesome guys... so it ...

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Meet our amazing Herbie of the Week, Sarah! Sarah has lost well over 100 lbs. and was amazed at how easy it was for her to get healthy and happy through a plant-based lifestyle. 


Back in January, Sarah sent me the following email:

"This is not a question, this is a THANK YOU! Thank you for your recipes, your blogs, your stories, your meal plans. I adopted a plant-based/vegan lifestyle back in February of 2012. I had been overweight ...

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