Happy Herbivore Blog

Yesterday and today, I'm going over my cookbook for the very last time. I'm looking at it line by line to catch bloopers only the chef could catch. Things like 1/8 tsp as a measurement instead of 1/4 tsp. 

In this last review, I've realized this cookbook is the story of my life. It doesn't just share recipes from all the places I've lived and traveled to, it explains how they shaped ...

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Kale chips have been making their rounds on blogs and health websites for a few years -- and for good reason! They're crunchy like a potato chip but deliciously healthy!

Full of Vitamins A, C and K plus calcium, iron and protein, this is one snack you can feel good--no make that, feel great about eating mindlessly!

The original recipe is simple enough: kale, oil and salt, only I don't use oil so I had to get creative with ...

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My friend (and past inspirational interviewee!) Natala, created a challenge on her blog, Vegan Hope, to spread poverty awareness and show that you can eat well (and vegan!) on the smallest budget. I was moved and inspired by the challenge and decided to participate for a week. I also wanted to see if eating on $21 a week was possible here in NYC where a carton of soymilk costs $4.59.

That's right ---$21 per person (the U.S ...

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Today's inspirational interviewee is someone very special to me... she's my sister! But that's not why she's being interviewed. Courtney's story is one that will make you go hmm.... It's a reminder that we really are what we eat.

 

HH: Let's start with the millon dollar question: How long have you followed a vegan diet and what made you go plant-based? 

Not long; almost 4 months completely. I did try to ...

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A bowl of cold vegan yogurt piled high with fresh fruit is one of my favorite summer breakfasts. It's cool and refreshing, plus its loaded with fruit (which I can't seem to get enough of during this heat wave) and protein so I stay satisfied until lunch. My only complaint is how expensive vegan yogurt is at the store here in NYC and how much sugar is added to most brands, too.

     

I've been ...

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