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Happy Herbivore in Brussels

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: Travel

Nothing ever goes according to plan. I should accept that about my life. I arrived at the airport to find out my connecting flight was cancelled. I'll spare you the comical details as to why. Problem was, if I couldn't get to my connection, I couldn't catch my flight to Paris. Enter panic, crying, hysteria and this cocktail:

I was ultimately able to get on another plane, with another airline, that took me to another island, so I could get on a flight to Paris. Not my orignal flight, but a flight. I'm not picky. 

I took this picture outside the gate to my tiny aircraft: yes, chickens and iguanas at the airport.

7 hours later I arrived in Paris but immediately departed for Brussels. 

Brussels was a place I'd decided to stop before Amsterdam because I couldn't stand the idea of being on the train for hours after hours on a plane. I'm so glad I stopped here.

When I walked off the subway I walked out into the street and literally into a parade. Then I turned a corner and there was a full symphony, playing out in the open AND they were playing one of my all time favorite songs -- the ET overture -- I died. I also found cream-free ice cream (aka Sorbet). Life was good.

Here are some other pictures from Brussels:

This city is intoxicating. It's so beautiful -- and the beer ain't bad either.

A Post for HH from Andrea

Posted by: Andrea Dermos |

Category: Guests

Hi Herbies! HH seemed to be a little concerned that when she left..Scott and I would resort to only eating PB & J sandwiches. I might be the pickiest vegan ever, it wasn't until I got here that I tasted things like..miso, vegan mayo, and I have finally stopped refusing to eat things that have mustard in them. 

While Lindsay is away, she has limited access to her blog and Twitter and Facebook..but I know these grocery pictures will put her mind at ease. HH, I promise, we'll still eat vegetables while you're in Europe ;]

See, tomatoes and plenty of tofu for salads! An avocado too, in case we make chickpea tacos (read: for when I only eat chickpea tacos for a week). 

An entire shelf of green leaves! Leaves!

Lindsay is allergic to broccoli...so I snuck some into the house now ;]

I may have over estimated how many bananas I needed for smoothies...woops.

1 List, 5 Meals: Bonjour Edition

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

This week's meal plan recipes are Aztec Corn Soup, Mexican Cabbage, Broccoli Pesto Pasta, Portobello Steaks, and Mexican Stuffed Peppers.


Download the PDF here

What is your favorite soup?