Happy Herbivore Blog

Cooking special foods for different holidays is one way I stay in-love with eating healthy.

First, it keeps things fun, but also helps me stay out of a rut.

Burnout (and boredom) leads me to eat out, so being playful with “festive” meals helps me stay on track.

I loathe confessing this but…

I used to roll my eyes at my neighbor whose home always seemed to explode with new decorations every few weeks, until she told me why she ...

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A common misconception I still hear is that you can't get be a serious athlete on a vegan diet.

That's simply not the case. Veganism goes hand in hand with health and fitness. In fact, an all-vegan 100% plant-based diet might be just what you need to spring right back into shape. (Research shows a vegan diet can IMPROVE your performance!)

As with any change to your diet or lifestyle, there can be some hiccups during the transition ...

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Most people have the misconception that Vegans only eat salad! False!.

This would not leave us with enough calories or healthy fats to sustain a balanced diet.

Did you know that, on average, a vegetable salad holds about 200 calories? This is nowhere near enough to leave you feeling comfortably full or getting you all of the nutrients you need. I admit even though I enjoy a leafy plate of greens, vegetable salads can leave me feeling a little hungry ...

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No matter what reason you decided to introduce Veganism into your life, finding a nutritious balance is important. But what’s more important is that food remains delicious throughout the entire transition. It’s not always that easy to cut off your original palette, especially if it’s taken years to build… Vegan substitutions may take some getting used to, but trust me, you won’t be left dissatisfied.

There are a couple key ingredients that are easily swapped for vegan replacements, but you ...

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Since people are still skeptical of veganism and the positive effects that come with it, raising your children in a vegan household can still come attached with a negative connotation. Children aren’t old enough to make decisions on their own, so while one person may think you're helping your child by suggesting a vegan diet, another would disagree.

Some mommys decide to start their vegan lifestyle during their pregnancies. There have been several different accounts that prove the validity ...

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