Topic: Holiday

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 just don't have the time."

I asked him which fast food place was ...

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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 I'll let me parents tell you what they thought of each item:

All recipes ...

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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 lettuceā€¦I even crumble these on top of salad!

BBQ Chop Wrap (pg. 91 in The Happy Herbivore Cookbook)- only 167 calories for a delicious, crisp wrap.

Curried Sweet Potato and Wild Rice Soup- Only ...

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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 your question is about this upcoming food day -- I hope this post will give ...

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