Happy Herbivore Blog

I try to keep personal matters (aside from fun sight-seeing pictures & food!) off of Happy Herbivore because that's not what this site is about. Though now I feel it's time for this out-of-character post. 

A year ago my life changed. I was working as a lawyer in California when I was sexually harassed and fired for complaining about it. It also later came out that my boss had only hired me because he wanted to sleep ...

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Even though its unseasonably chilly here in NYC (44 in mid-May?) I'm still enjoying smoothies for breakfast. Not in the mood for my usual peanut butter cup smoothie or neapolitian smoothie I decided to shake things up a bit with pumpkin.... mmm... it's like pumpkin pie in a glass.

Have leftover pumpkin? Make these fat-free pumpkin-raisin oatmeal cookies

BTW, Happy Herbivore will be down for routine maintenance this evening starting around 8:00 p.m. EST ...

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The first week of the 30 WHOLE Days Challenge (#HH30) is behind us and I think I can speak for everyone when I say it's been an educational and eye-opening experience full of surprises. For me, I've noticed that attitude is every thing. If I look at the challenge as this wonderful thing I'm doing for my body, I have a great time doing it. However, if I look at it like a diet or a ...

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This recipe has already been passed around twitter, but it's awesome. You'll love me and hate me for it -- Love me because it tastes just like a peanut butter cup and hate me for what I'm about to tell you. 

I've made a low fat (really low fat) alternative to peanut butter... only the recipe is in my upcoming cookbook. Ack! I know, I'm so cruel. Don't worry, though -- it will be worth ...

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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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