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Although day 1 of HH30 was a bit bumpy for me, day 2 was smooth sailing. I even managed to create this killer smoothie recipe. It tastes just like Neapolitan ice cream (a combo of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry) only it's instant to make and a whole lot healthier!

Now you can have "ice cream" for breakfast! 

By the way, I was featured on Women's Day magazine on Friday. Go check out my healthy snack tips!

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We begin the 30 WHOLE Days Challenge... tomorrow! More than 100 people have signed up and together we'll spend the month of May eating only whole, unprocessed foods. I'll be chronically my adventure right here on Happy Herbivore with weekly wrap-up posts, but you can read daily recaps on Hey, Lindsay! I'll also be posting recipes as I go along. (I've got some good ones for you!)

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Preparing this Challenge has been interesting. I woke up ...

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Opps! I did it again... After making a single-serving brownie, a single-serving muffin and a single-serving blueberry crisp I knew it was time to attempt a single-serving cupcake... a skinny cupcake! This vegan cupcake is whole wheat, fat-free and totally guilt-less... 

...and since the recipes only yields 1 (1!) there is no temptation to eat the whole batch!

When I made my cupcake, I added strawberry fruit preserves to the cupcake and then on top for the icing. If ...

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Allow me to introduce you to Nick, HH's intern. Without Nick you wouldn't have nutritional information for the recipes and my blog posts would be filled with typos and technical errors worse than they already are.

Anyway, Nick is competing in Peta's annual "Cutest Vegetarian Alive" contest. Nick came in second place last year and it was through this contest that we met and became good friends. In fact, Nick is flying all the way to New York City ...

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If I can turn black beans into brownies; why can't I turn butter beans into chocolate chip cookies?!

Yesterday in the HH chat room, Sina asked if I had a good recipe for butter beans. I told her I had a killer one but sadly, its in my cookbook so I can't share it.



Still, I didn't want Sina to sign off empty handed so I told her I'd work on a recipe. I remembered a ...

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