Topic: Travel


I wanted to pass along some facts from the Farms 2 Forks  event I recently attended. I thought these tidbits were eye-opening and if you follow me on Twitter  (@happyherbivore) you might have caught these live! 

-Erectile dysfunction is the first sign of heart disease.

-In 20 years, we went from not having 1 state with 20% obesity to not having 1 state that's not 20% obese.

-One third of children born today will have diabetes and obesity if ...

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Farms2Forks  was amazing. Not only did I get to attend wonderful lectures by Dr. Essy, Dr. Campbell & Jeff Novick (AND do my own demo!) I ate wonderful food, met inspiring people (a few Herbies!!) and got to hang out with the entire Essy family -- from swimming with Rip in the pond, to dancing with his sister Jane up and down the aisles, to Ann making me banana ice cream and topping it with my new obsession: chocolate vinegar -- it was ...

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When Scott and I were driving across country,we headed to Chicago. Scott went to see the White Sox play and I met up with Andrea :)

After the game, Scott & I went to Chicago Diner with Andrea. We'd been there before on a previous trip and were looking forward to a repeat.

I ordered the country fried steak, mostly because it had mashed potatoes and gravy (I LOVE mashed potatoes and gravy) and country fried steak is an inside ...

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While Scott and I were road tripping in June, we made our way to Arizona, stopping for a late lunch in Albuquerque. As soon as we arrived, I popped onto happycow.net and couldn't pass up a place called Mint Tulip. We tried a buffalo wrap (spicy but delicious) with side fruit salad and a side of their queso, which I didn't think to take a picture of, but it was outstanding! We also had vegan soft serve ...

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Scott and I visited Miami at the end of June. We were in Miami for one of my oldest friend's weddings and I attended a vegan pot luck! Although the bride and groom are not vegan, they had a special vegan menu at the reception which we really appreciated. The bride told me prior that the vegan dish was so good she'd switched her meal to the vegan option and it didn't disappoint! The apple risotto was ...

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