Happy Herbivore Blog

Sunday's Shortcut to Slim podcast discusses shame and the role it plays with obesity. You can listen to episode #4 here.

Shortly after I recorded that episode, life tested me. hard. 

A friend said to me, “ugh, I gained 15 pounds from stress eating!”

Admittedly, I never knew what what to say in response to statements like that. 
Do I acknowledge it by saying, “You're right, you did gain 10lbs.” 

or fib with ...
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Are you... 

Tired of scrambling at the last minute??

Annoyed you have to figure dinner out again tonight?? 

Feeling burned out from eating the same stuff??

Want meals so simple to make, with ingredients you have on hand?

If so...

This week’s meal plan is your first class ticket!! 

The planning is done. 

Healthy meals are on the horizon.

Simple and tasty... you itinerary awaits: 

Korean BBQ Tacos (15 min)
Maine "Lobstah" Rolls (5 min ...

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You'll want to bookmark this post! 

Here are 3 recipes for plant-based peeps on the go go go! 

Vegan Freezer Burritos

Vegan Freezer Burritos


GO Bars (Freezer Oatmeal/Granola Bars) 


Instant Vegan Cheese Sauce Mix

Instant Vegan Cheese Sauce Mix


The cheeze mix, btw, is also great for sprinkling ON ANYTHING...  

AND making tofu scramble! 

That’s what my friend did here for a party.  

Roasted potatoes with peppers and onions are in the front, the tofu scramble ...

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Get a jumpstart on the semester with these straight-A “back to school” ready meals.

Whether the kids are starting a new school year…

OR you’re ready to fall back into a healthy routine...

This meal plan is your syllabus! 

  • Enchilada’d Potatoes
  • Bistro Beet Burgers (voted #1 favorite burger) 
  • BBQ “Bacon” Grits
  • Summer Quinoa Salad
  • Vegan Vindaloo

BBQ Grits (top left), Bistro Beet Burgers (top right), Peach Bruschetta (bottom left), Vegan Vindaloo(bottom right)  
BBQ Grits (top left), Bistro Beet Burgers (top right), Peach Bruschetta (bottom left), Vegan Vindaloo(bottom ...

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Hold on to your forks…

There’s a new “Slimming” option on the meal plans!

STARTING THIS WEEK! (August 2 2017 meal plan)

The “Slimming” option includes the lower fat modification you already know and love PLUS bread-free suggestions.

If you are trying to eat less processed grains, live a flour-free life, follow BLE (bright line eating), have difficulty finding wholesome breads or wraps...

OR you just want more food volume...

The optional “Slimming” modification is for you!

Everyone else can ...

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