Happy Herbivore Blog

Lots of new things going on with the meal plans this week: First off, 7 new meals this week and a new website dedicated to the meal plans!

We're also including my "New Year, New You" ebook again this week (in case you missed it!) This quick read will help you be more productive, start the year off right and reach all of your 2012 goals, whatever they may be.

New meals this week:

  • Quesadillas
  • Fried Bananas
  • Vegan ...
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I've heard it over and over that canned foods are high in sodium, and yes generally they are. But that doesn't mean that they are inherently bad for you or should be avoided. They can also be higher in calcium and potassium. 

Canned goods can also provide variety. Up until last week, I wasn't able to buy fresh or dry black eyed peas. If I wanted them, my only option was to buy canned or frozen. It is ...

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Hi, it's Courtney, Lindsay's sister. I want to talk a little bit about iron deficiency anemia. There are different types of anemia, but iron deficiency is the most common.  I was diagnosed by my doctor as an iron deficient anemic before I was ever a herbivore.  Since becoming a herbivore,  I've found that vegans are no more likely to be deficient in iron than omnivores, and a well-balanced vegan diet has plenty of iron.

Before being diagnosed, I would ...

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This giveaway is now closed. Winners will be announced shortly. Thank you to everyone who participated.

Congrats to Crystal! She wrote "Their Tempeh is the very best!!!"

Another congrats to Jennifer who said "I have never tried the bacon but we use the tempeh and smart dogs all the time!!! My boys love the smart dogs and they're so much better for them than hotdogs! Thank You Lindsay, for doing all that you do! You're helping me save my ...

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It's a New Year!! I'm always tempted to make grandiose resolutions with the New Year, but I rarely stick to them for more than a month (okay a week!) --- that was, until my sister Courtney let me in on a little secret. 

A few years ago, Courtney decided to try to make general resolutions, like to wear a dress more often, instead of really specific ones. This worked for her-- it was an easier goal to attain ...

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