Topic: FAQ

You've got questions... about minimalism! This Minimalist Monday is the first post in a two-part series, in which I will be answering questions from you, my beloved Herbies, about the minimalist journey — both mine and yours!


What are the basics of minimalism?

This is the beauty of minimalism. There are no "rules" or "requirements." You only need to decide to become a minimalist and start living with less. See my previous MM post, "How to Become a Minimalist" for ...

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You've got questions...


Q:  I was just curious if there are times when you cheat and eat meat or dairy once in a while.

A: Heck no! I'm 100% plant-based, all the time. I don't want to put poison in my bod. Nothing tastes as good as healthy feels — and nothing beats how amazing plant foods make you look and feel. No thanks! I love my plants!

Q: Any suggestions to help "detox" after a weekend of ...

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You have questions...


Q: Do you have an opinion about hair color and covering gray? You likely are not old enough to worry about this yet (!), but I have been coloring my hair for years, and I just hate it. Even "natural" hair color seems to hard to maintain. When you start seeing gray hair, will you just let it happen?

A: Except for a brief "rebellion" when I was younger and had blue streaks in my hair, I've ...

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Q: Do you use non-stick cookware? Do you think it's safe to use?

I use a nonstick skillet for a few token dishes, but otherwise prefer my Emerilware.


Q: Can you do a how-to on soy yogurt in an automatic yogurt maker??? Please, please, please !!!

Sorry, I don't have a yogurt maker so I don't know anything about them. I do, however, have a recipe for how to make vegan yogurt in EHH ...

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You've got questions...


Q: I was wondering if you have any advice or resources or books about food addiction or binge eating. I think I am addicted to peanut butter and cereal. After dinner, I will eat so much of both even when I am stuffed.  I can't get them out of the house because they are staples in my husband's diet and he has no problem with portions. I have tried cold turkey but that hasn ...

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