Blog Topic: Advice

How to Cook Dry Beans in a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker & on the Stovetop (Plus Video!)

Category: Advice |

Tomorrow is Eat Beans Day! I love the ease of canned beans (open, rinse, ready!), and I still recommend keeping canned beans on hand for "last minute" cooking or convenience when you don't have the time to make beans yourself.



Still, home-cooked beans are great. They cost a fraction of what you'll pay for canned beans, there are no added salts (or anything ...


Minimalist Monday: How to Love Yourself

Category: MinimalistAdvice |

A few months ago, I posted this on my personal Facebook page:

"We can't beat ourselves up for the mistakes we made in the past, only allow them to power us to make better choices in the future. Love yourself ♥"

Soon after, this email bubbled up in my inbox:

"Good Morning Lindsay, love your quote today and I live too much in the past ...


How Long Does it Take to Feel Great on a Plant-Based Diet? (Beating Failure to Thrive)

Category: Advice |

Most commonly, we hear stories of individuals who went plant-based and felt great. They had more energy, mental fog lifted, less stress, started sleeping better, their brain got sharper, their tummy troubles vanished, they had a new hunger for life, their sex drive improved (as we learned with our plant-based guys mini series) and so on. There are so many benefits people feel after switching ...


Plant-Based (Vegan) Camping Trips: Tips from an Experienced Herbie Camper

Category: AdviceGuests |

I'm always getting requests do a post about tent camping or RV camping, etc. Due to serious insect allergies in my family, camping isn't something we do too often (I mean, we like nature and all, but there comes a point where the hassle is just not worth it). We can avoid the buggies easily in the winter, so we get our outside ...


Fat-Free Vegan Birthday Cakes & Fruit Cakes! How to Make Watermelon Cakes

Category: AdviceHoliday |

I've been getting a lot of emails lately asking for birthday cake recipes.


Here's my short answer: Any of my "cupcake" recipes on the website such as the vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes, Chocolate Cupcakes or any cupcake in one of my cookbooks (i.e., Strawberry Cupcakes (p. 216) or Root Beer Float cupcakes (p. 214) — both in HHC) can be converted into a ...