Category Archives: vegan

Reflections on Motherhood. My daughter turns 15.

Today, my oldest child turns 15. Fifteen. I don’t even know how that is possible. For some reason, this birthday is hitting me hard. Maybe because she is going to start learning to drive. Maybe because I offered to keep … Continue reading

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Yummy Yummy Umami Tempeh Burgers

Today I made a video on these tempeh burgers, so check it out on my youtube channel: www.youtube.com/heatherwellman So, why Tempeh Burgers? I have probably tried a hundred vegan burgers. To me, being vegan and helping my family stay vegan … Continue reading

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Make your own cleaning supplies

Today I posted a video on my YouTube channel about making your own cleaning supplies. (See Below). Here are the recipes. Recipe for Bronner’s Cleaning supply: 1/4 cup of Dr. Bronner’s Castille Soap http://www.drbronner.com/ 1 qt. of water (ish–just fill up … Continue reading

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Post Thanksgiving Roundup (What we eat on a Vegan Thanksgiving)

Well happy holiday season! Thanksgiving was amazing, and now we are gearing up for Christmas (my personal favorite time of year). This year I am a little nervous for Christmas because we are going to Sante Fe. I will keep … Continue reading

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Three Days of the Happy Herbivore Reboot

My family has been in a state of transition. We have moved three times in six months. Needless to say it has been a rough six months. Those months were filled with lots and lots of (vegan) junk food. In … Continue reading

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Vegan on the Cheap

Looking for good budget tips for vegans. Are you a vegan in college or just looking for ways to be healthy in college? Then this video is you. Being a vegan doesn’t have to cost a fortune!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa9LMefNvDg&feature=youtu.be   … Continue reading

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What do Vegans Eat: Travel addition

Curious about what vegans eat? Check this out.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7JGqR_rrc0

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Traveling while vegan

I added a new youtube video on how to travel while vegan!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJYWVPuwsqI

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I don’t hate the word Vegan

I want to share something personal with you. I am a Vegan. Earlier this week, I was with someone who said “I am not a vegan. I am plant based. I hate the word Vegan. I wish they would just … Continue reading

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My obsession with Oreos pays off: New Frosting Recipe

>I know, I know . . . I’m obsessed with Oreos. Who wouldn’t be? They are delicious, processed, vegan, little treats of delight. What more could you ask for? They are the one treat that we usually keep in the … Continue reading

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Obsessed with what my kids eat: Maybe more parents should

> Yesterday I went on a field trip with my six year old (holy cow she is six!), and I found myself obsessing over what she was eating. I was counting up grams of protein and amounts of calcium in … Continue reading

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To fake meat or not to fake meat . . . that is the question!

> First, sorry to my subscribers about the double post yesterday that wasn’t a double post about applesauce. I hit enter when I should have hit delete… grr technology sometimes. Anyway, I apologize for the blank post. I hope it … Continue reading

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Yucky day to Yeah Day!

>Today just started out yucky. Awfully yucky. Terrible really. I found out the traffic ticket I recieved is going to cost me an arm and a leg. (I pled not guilty to a portion of it so I have to … Continue reading

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Nervous Breakdowns, butter, and oreos

>So I had a “vegan” nervous breakdown. I have been doing a lot of vegan research; and as I transition to veganism, I am experiencing the usual ups and downs of what that means. It is also difficult living in … Continue reading

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Happy Easter: Loving My Mother Today

> I am not religious, but my parents are; and thus, we celebrate Easter with a huge family dinner every year. Our normal dinner menu includes items such as glazed ham, mashed potatoes (loaded with butter and sour cream), pies, … Continue reading

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