Blog Topic: Holiday

Cyber Monday - Holiday Gift Guide

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Give the gift of health with The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, Everyday Happy Herbivore and Happy Herbivore Abroad!

If you live in the U.S., Amazon is the best deal. For my international friends, go to book depository (free world wide shipping!). I'm also selling signed copies of both books in our store

and don't forget the 2012 Happy Herbivore Calendar (all proceeds benefit ...


Quick Meals: Healthy & Faster than Fast Food!

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I had an interesting conversation with my friend Dave* a few weeks ago. 

Dave had asked me what he could do to lose 10lbs. Knowing Dave frequents drive-thru's and buys a lot of convenience foods on the go, I suggested he start making his own food.

He said "I know I should, but, with my schedule, I can't cook all the time. I ...


Our Thanksgiving

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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

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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)

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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 ...