Topic: Herbies

Meet Monica, our Herbie of the week! Monica is a plant-based mom, who was even plant-based during her fourth pregnancy! She's talking to us about raising a plant-based family. Thanks, Monica!

Q: Please give us a little history about yourselves?

My sister-in-law and my nephew became vegan (eating a lot of vegan "crap", though!) around 2005 and I, like many others, were pretty skeptical of their choice, even though I had always struggled myself with the ethical implications behind ...

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This week we've got two Herbies of the Week; the Newly Vegan Newly Weds, Nick and Marissa. Marissa helped Nick make the switch to a plant-based diet after he said he initially acted like a "10 year old throwing a tantrum because his PlayStation was taken away."

Q: Please give us a little history about yourselves? Marissa: Nick and I met 13 years ago doing summer stock theater in Falmouth, Cape Cod MA. We both moved to New York ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Todd. Todd and his wife switched to a plant-based diet and are astounded at how great they feel- and how much they enjoy eating vegan with their 3 young children! Q: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m 34 and have been married to my wife Crystal for over 10 years. We have 3 children ages 6, 4, and 2. I work in IT and have a Master’s in Computer ...
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This week our Herbie of the Week is James.James attempted the Atkins diet and later turned to a plant-based diet and broke out of his couch potato habits.

Q: What made you decide to try a plant-based (vegan) diet? My wife, Jessica, and I watched Forks Over Knives on January 27th, 2012. We immediately concluded that this, "low-fat, whole food, plant strong" lifestyle deserved some serious consideration and some dedicated research. We began conducting our own research, aside from ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Claudia. She discovered she had high cholesterol in her 20s- while studying for her Masters in Nutrition! After dieting for years without seeing any change in her cholesterol, she turned to a plant-based lifestyle.

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I bought the HH meal plan once and ordered both The Happy Herbivore Cookbook and Everyday Happy Herbivore. They are a lifesaver, for me. I really was clueless about living the vegan ...
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