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Today's inspirational interviewee comes to us from St. Louis. Carol aka @HelloMyAvocado describes herself as "vegan, nerdy, cute, easily amused and bursting with fruit flavor" which couldn't be a more perfect description of her. Carol's upbeat attitude comes from her devotion to a healthy lifestyle -- and how it saved her life.
HH: First, the million dollar question: How long have you been vegan and what made you go vegan?
I have been vegan since June 5, 2007 ...
My experience with telling people I keep a vegan diet has been largely positive. Although there have been a few harsh responses here and there, most people are impressed and curious. They want to know more about my diet and what it is that I eat. The most popular question I get asked is if I miss anything. I always struggle to come up with an answer, which is a good thing -- it's a testament that I really don ...
Here are my favorite July 4th HH recipes!
HH Whole-Wheat Fat-Free Baked Corndogs (vegan of course)
Big Mouth Backyard Mushroom Burgers (from e-book Sneak Peak)
Fat-Free Creamy Potato Salad (vegan of course) from e-book Backyard Vegan
Homemade Baked Beans (vegan of course) from e-book Backyard Vegan
'Crab' Cakes -- an omni-favorite at our BBQ's!
Today is the final day! All HH e-cookbooks are being discontinued after today!
L-F Sugar Cookies (from e-book Pudge-Free Holidays)
As promised in an earlier post, I'm giving away several copies of e-books to give them a proper send off!
Veggie, Bean & Quinoa "Meatballs" (from Backyard Vegan)
Here are the randomly selected winners:
Erika (tangy pulled pork sandwich/african mash)
MeShell (maple muffins)
KarynH (baked tofu parm/shells & cheese)
Jenna (s'mores brownies/African mash)
Radioactive vegan ...
The bagel shop by my apartment recently started carrying rice pudding. I'm social with the owner so I asked him about the new addition to their deli counter. He said "people love rice pudding when it's hot outside." Puzzled, and a bit surprised, I replied, "Really, creamy food in HOT weather? I'd peg rice pudding for more of a fall food..." The owner smiled and said, "Have you never eaten ice cream on a hot day?" Point ...