Happy Herbivore Blog

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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Last week we talked to Matt about his decision to go vegan and his uphill battle along the way (Matt was allergic to veggies and fruits!). Today we'll touch on Matt's other uphill battle: going vegan as a dude... and how his life has improved since.

HH: Last week you told us one of the reasons you were skeptical about adopting a vegan diet was that you thought it would make you "less of a man." Tell us ...

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