Happy Herbivore Blog

I interviewed Dr. Laura Gruen, an interventional cardiologist, in October 2009 shortly after she'd adopted a vegan diet. Many readers expressed an interest in following-up with Laura after she'd been a vegan for a few months. With February being Heart Health month, it seemed only fitting to follow-up with Laura now. So, without further a do...

HH: So Laura, you've been vegan for a few months now. Have you noticed any changes in your body?
I definitely ...

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Today is an exciting day for me -- today I'm sending my "manuscript" (a.k.a. my completed cookbook) to my editor. I'm still tieing up a few loose ends (a few photos need to be reshoot, nutritional information on a few recipes still needs to be calculated...) but for the most part, I'm done.

I still can't believe it. It feels like just yesterday I was signing the dotted line and this whole thing was becoming ...

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My life is playing much like a broken record. Cook food. Take photos of said food. Rinse and repeat.

The cookbook is almost finished --- the recipes are written (I surpassed my 200 goal, 213 recipes to be exact!) & now I'm just busy taking photos. I've been working on veganizing a family recipe for you in the meantime & I hope to have that up some time this week. I also have about 12 books and cookbooks I ...

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The cookbook has kept me tied up, I know. I kept saying I'd make it up to you -- and I hope I have with this awesome recipe. I'm using VeganDad's photo because it's fantastic and really shows off how well these nuggies hold up to the real thing! 

vegan chicken nuggets

These nuggets taste like a chicken nugget but are made with beans, wheat and TVP -- sooo awesome! They're crispy, too -- making it feel like you're ...

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The Happy Herbivore Cookbook is quickly coming to a close. I'm busy editing, finishing up the last couple of recipes and taking photos (which is hard!) -- my poor blog and website have been completely neglected but I'll make it up to you soon, I promise!

In the meantime, I have started another exciting adventure -- my very own cooking show! I lovingly call it HHTV ("Happy Herbivore TV") but the technical name is Happy Herbivore Live. Every day at ...

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