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A frequent question I get from readers is, "What can I take to a potluck?" or "What can I feed my tofu-fearing parents?"

I remember the first time I had my parents over for dinner after I'd gone vegan. I was a nervous wreck all day and my mother later admitted that she almost bailed on the car ride over -- What if it was terrible?! What would she do? Try to gag it down!? Could she avoid this situation ...

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Last weekend Scott & I went to an Oktoberfest-Luau. It was part Oktoberfest to celebrate the hosts' German heritage, but also part Luau because they left for a 10-day vacation in Hawaii yesterday.

Dan (one of the hosts) & I 

A few days before the party, I found out that one of the German guests had recently gone meatless (woohoo!) so I thought it would be fun to bring vegan weiner schnitzel and vegan German potato salad to the party ...

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The other night I decided to experiment with Caribbean flavors in honor of our soon relocation to the tropics.

I made a chili-lime brown rice with jerk tempeh and a side salad. It was delicious! Aside from the tempeh (which marinated all afternoon) the meal came together in minutes. I think I'm really going to like learning all these new flavors and dishes!

& Now that I've got your mouth watering... a confession: I don't have an ...

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Top 10 Tuesday: Kitchen Essentials

Perhaps you've heard the news: We're moving to St. Maarten. Since it's only a year tour, the majority of our belongings will be staying in a storage unit and consequently, we're only taking what we can manage to fit into six jumbo suitcases.

As I packed my all my tank tops into our Vita-Mix last night, I started thinking about what tools and gadgets were absolutely essential -- what could I not ...

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If you've scoped out HH's new e-courses, you may have seen Philip's testimony for the Balanced Nutrition e-course.

"I lost 20 more pounds, for a total of 60, since I took your course 2 months ago. Your diet plan rocks!!" - Philip C.

Today, Philip is talking with us about his weight-loss and motivations for adopting a plant-based (vegan) diet.

HH: So Philip, what made you take HH's Balanced Nutrition e-course and go plant-based?

Philip: Well ...

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