Happy Herbivore Blog

Does anyone remember those California Raisins commercials? The California Raisins were at their heyday when I was a child, so naturally, I was completely obsessed with them. I had all sorts of California Raisins swag--from a beloved sleeping bag to some 30 different figurines... (bless my mom's heart, she still has all of them in a box in her attic). 

But perhaps what I loved most about the California Raisins is that every weekend I was able to ...

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In Monday's post where I talked about my vegan diet, I mentioned how my breakfast always involves a fruit and a grain. That grain is usually uncooked rolled oats. I like the "crunch" and overall texture the oats provide my tofu yogurt and I also like how they make smoothies more filling. (Plus they're easy and convient, who am I kidding?).

Still, despite this love for uncooked rolled oats, I've been slow to jump on the oatmeal ...

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To echo yesterday's post about my vegan diet, for this week's Top 10 Tuesday, I'm sharing my Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Eating a Plant-Based Diet.

I'm not embarrassed to admit that my initial reason for adopting a vegan diet was rooted in vanity: I wanted to be thin and have clear skin. Of course, I was also motivated by the plight of animals, and it was my health that primarily motivated my initial steps ...

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For the longest time, I've hesitated to blog. I know that I have a "blog" but I sort of look at Happy Herbivore like a modern day recipe card index that's shared among family and friends-- I don't really see it as a diary or journal the way most blogs are chronicled... 

Though in the wake of all this chatter caused by ex-vegans (who claim a vegan diet made them sick) I thought I should provide ...

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I hope all of you who weren't out shopping on Black Friday got the chance to watch me cook my thanksgiving dinner live on Ustream.

Since St. Maarten doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving, Scott & I didn't have Thursday (or Friday) off from work. However, I was able to get my work done early on Friday so I could cook up a thanksgiving meal, albeit a little tardy. We enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner in the company of new friends: Tay ...

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