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,...

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...

Vegetarian Cooking Tips For Everyone

People chose to live a vegetarian lifestyle for a variety of reasons. There are strict religious, financial, health and cruelty to animal issues that motivate us to move to a vegetarian diet. Vegetarian cooking is less difficult and complicated than cooking the...