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My zucchini plants are quite bountiful. After one very large zucchini I harvested three more a week later... all of which were size of my forearm. Then two days later, I had another one ready for harvest! 

My thoughts immediately shifted to a zucchini bread I made some years ago (when Happy Herbivore was still in its infancy). The recipe and picture are a hot mess, let me tell you. Oh, how far I've come.

Still, the recipe ...

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Today's inspirational interviewee comes to us from St. Louis. Carol aka @HelloMyAvocado describes herself as "vegan, nerdy, cute, easily amused and bursting with fruit flavor" which couldn't be a more perfect description of her. Carol's upbeat attitude comes from her devotion to a healthy lifestyle -- and how it saved her life.

HH: First, the million dollar question: How long have you been vegan and what made you go vegan?

I have been vegan since June 5, 2007 ...

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My experience with telling people I keep a vegan diet has been largely positive. Although there have been a few harsh responses here and there, most people are impressed and curious. They want to know more about my diet and what it is that I eat. The most popular question I get asked is if I miss anything. I always struggle to come up with an answer, which is a good thing -- it's a testament that I really don ...

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Here are my favorite July 4th HH recipes!

HH Whole-Wheat Fat-Free Baked Corndogs (vegan of course)

Big Mouth Backyard Mushroom Burgers (from e-book Sneak Peak)

Fat-Free Creamy Potato Salad (vegan of course) from e-book Backyard Vegan

Homemade Baked Beans (vegan of course) from e-book Backyard Vegan

'Crab' Cakes -- an omni-favorite at our BBQ's!



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Today is the final day! All HH e-cookbooks are being discontinued after today!

L-F Sugar Cookies (from e-book Pudge-Free Holidays)

As promised in an earlier post, I'm giving away several copies of e-books to give them a proper send off!

Veggie, Bean & Quinoa "Meatballs" (from Backyard Vegan)

Here are the randomly selected winners:

Erika (tangy pulled pork sandwich/african mash)

MeShell (maple muffins)

KarynH (baked tofu parm/shells & cheese)

Jenna (s'mores brownies/African mash)

Radioactive vegan ...

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