Happy Herbivore Blog

I'm always getting questions from Herbies about how to stay plant-based/vegan while traveling (there's a HUGE section on travel in the Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living), especially cruises.

What can I eat? Do I need to make special requests ahead of time? Is it even possible?

The simple answer: YES!

Last October, Scott and I went on a 2 week cruise around Asia, and found plenty of plant-based and vegan options on board.

But when I ...

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This week's meal plan is completely fool-proof and full of familiar foods and common back-to-basics ingredients!

Get the entire family together in the kitchen to make these all NEW! recipes: Bang Bang Chickpea Pasta (NEW!), Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole (NEW!), Shepherd's Pie Soup (NEW!), and Citrus Fajita Bowl (NEW!).

Also back this week are plant-based and omni-approved Carrot Hot Dogs, BBQ Black Bean & Pineapple Pizza and Vegetable Pad Thai (fam.).

Bang Bang Chickpea Pasta

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jenny O!

I'm always getting questions from Herbies about how they can be plant-based in foreign countries -- and Jenny is proof it IS possible.

After years of gaining and losing the same 20lbs, she committed to a plant-based diet (with the help of Meal Mentor) while living in China and the pounds started melting off!

In just a few months, Jenny's lost 20lbs and is now armed with the tools to continue ...

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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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