Happy Herbivore Blog

Meal Mentor is a thriving (and fast growing) community of moms, dads, coeds, singles, couples, seniors and other home cooks who want to live in the fast lane but not the drive-thru.

If you want to push through plateaus, eat GOOD food, simplify your life, lose weight, and chart a course for a healthier destiny… JOIN US!

My biggest confession: I could really use some peer support.

One of the biggest challenges for me was finding a friend who “understood ...

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This week's meal plan is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family!

Recipes like the Falafel Burgers (NEW!), Crispy Tofu Strips (NEW!), and Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Roll-Up (NEW!) are sure to blow your socks off!

There's also a hearty Portobello Stew (NEW!) and a savory but sweet Cocoa Chili (NEW!) to thaw you out of this last bit of winter.

Crispy Tofu Strips

Individual Highlights

  • Falafel Burgers (NEW!)
  • Easy Cinnamon Roll
  • Cocoa Chili (NEW!)
  • Sweet & Sour ...
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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Elicia!

Elicia struggled with her weight since childhood, but it wasn't until she realized her health was keeping her from living a full life with her children that she decided to make a serious change.

Now that she's plant-based, Elicia's the healthiest she's ever been! Not only did she break free from her sugar addiction, she's also lost over 250lbs!!!, no longer suffers from a long list of ailments ...

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You went to all that trouble to cook… and then it didn’t turn out right...


But you CAN save it (unless you burnt it to a crisp… there’s no coming back from that…)


If the saltiness is the result of an over-reduced soup, add water. Another option is to add acid, such as lemon juice, to cut the salt. Depending on the dish, adding wine might also work.

The best way to avoid over-salting is ...

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Need motivation?

A kick in the pants to get moving again?

Are you ready to walk your butternut off? (I couldn’t resist that one…)

JOIN the 100,000 Steps Herbie Challenge!

I recently hosted a steps challenge with our premium meal plan members and it was EPIC.

Not only did we all move our butts and shake our poms-poms more (and many of us lost weight, too!) it was INCREDIBLY insightful and motivating.

I never realized how wrong I ...

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