Blog Topic: Advice

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 ...


Summer Cooking: How to Cook Without an Oven or Stove

Category: Advice |

I find it almost amazing that Scott & I have lived in so many different places and we've never had air conditioning. Boston, New York City, Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Charleston, Los Angeles — none of our apartments had air conditioning. Even in Europe, air conditioning was a rarity. 

This means by the end of May, I would completely abstain from any kind of "baking" until October ...