Welcome to my blog, The Happy Vegetarian

I have tried to lose weight for more than ten years. I have tried Weight Watchers, Atkins, Nutrisystem, low carb, low fat, and anything and everything in between. I decided to go back to the one time I had success.

When I was a vegetarian, I lost weight, felt great, and was generally happy all the time.

So now I am back to being The Happy Vegetarian!

Making the Transition to Vegetarian

So there are a lot of people sites and experts offering your advice on how to transition to vegetarian diets. I have a slightly different take on the best way to transition. The trick is to make the transition a non-event. Don't set a deadline, don't make it an event,...

Morning Smoothies with American Natural Superfood

Morning smoothies are my thing. I like pulling out my Nutri Ninja personal blender and whipping up some good stuff to get my day going. Fruits and sometimes veggie mixed up with some almond milk makes for a great start to the day. But it needs a base, some form of...

My Nutri Ninja Personal Blender

There I was, living in an efficiency apartment with a half kitchen, and I knew I needed to eat healthier. There was one counter and it was mostly taken up by the microwave, so I needed something compact and easy to store away between uses. Then the email hit my Inbox...

Juicing Tips [Video]

Juicing is growing in popularity, especially with vegetarians. With movies like Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead promoting juicing as a solution to weight and other health problems, there are some important juicing tips you should understand before you start cramming fruits...