Blog Topic: Holiday

Our Thanksgiving

Category: Holiday |

It was my parents first vegan thanksgiving and I'll cut to the chase and say it went over really well. Lots of Mmmm's were heard and after my Dad went back for seconds he sat down and said "I had no idea you could have, really, everything we'd always had, just healthy and vegan."

Here is a picture of my plate:

Now ...


Low Calorie Recipe Round Up

Category: Holiday |

If you're looking for a low calorie dinner, check out the recipes below. They're all healthy, low fat, and low calorie but still delicious and filling!

Quick Black Bean Burgers-  109 calories per burger, serve on low-cal bun or even California style on lettuce…I even crumble these on top of salad!

BBQ Chop Wrap (pg. 91 in The Happy Herbivore Cookbook)- only ...


Plant-Based (Vegan) Thanksgiving Recipes (What to Feed Herbivores (Vegans) at Thanksgiving)

Category: Holiday |

Since August (yes! August!) I've been getting a few emails each day asking for ideas about what to make for Thanksgiving (Thanksliving? Thanksvegan?)

For some, it is their first plant-based (vegan) thanksgiving and they don't know what to do without the bird on the table and others are having vegan or vegetarian guests and wanted to make something they could eat, too.

Whatever ...


Giveaway Winners Announced + Fan Favorite Recipes!

Category: Holiday |

Wow! I'm still going through all your entries to see which HH recipe wins the title of the absolute "fan favorite."

It's a close call, for sure --- I was amazed at how many different recipes were picked. There is definitely no clear favorite, which I think is awesome!

A surprise favorite is the Moroccan Lentil Soup

It's probably no surprise the Black ...


Top 5 Dishes For Date Night

Category: Holiday |

We're always getting questions about what to cook for people who aren't vegan- specifically, what to cook for your significant other or a date! When you want to impress a date with a vegan meal, try one of these options:

Teriyaki Chickpeas (p. 127)- for a special touch, make these with homemade salsa! 

Instant Vegan Alfredo  (p. 163)- a classic Italian dinner, only ...