Happy Herbivore Blog

I double lapped my goal of reading 100 books in 2017.

As of today, I’m at 206 books with a stretch goal of 217.

Audible is my secret. Although I can’t listen as fast as my eyes can read, listening allows me to “read” at every opportune moment such as during the 5 minutes I’m waiting for a friend to arrive.

Why scroll through twitter orinstagramwhen I can uncover another clue in my latest mystery!

I've also ...

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As promised, here are my 5 “Do’s and Don’ts” for a harmonious holiday...


1. Do let the host know about your dietary restrictions ahead of time.You’re being more of a burden by not telling them. I had a terrible experience once where I planned to just make it work, but there was nothing safe for me to eat and the hostess was devastated. 

2. Do offer to bring a dish everyone (+ you!) can enjoy.  Here ...

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Will you be driving a lot with overnight stays this holiday season?

"I don't know what this says about me but the first thing I thought when planning this out was, what about my food and should I prep at home and transport? And how will I transport?" asked Kim F.

These meal plan bags are the perfect answer to a stressful situation.

Buy EDC Meal Prep Bag on Amazon.

Buy EDC Meal Prep Bag on Amazon.

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OMGGG Thanksgiving is just a week away. 

Here’s your easy, REALISTIC Thanksgiving menu. 

All of the traditional holiday flavors...

… but 100% plant-based and uncomplicated.

If every recipe you’ve come across has felt intense or unapproachable… 

This is YOUR menu. 

Simple, healthy recipes.

No weird ingredients or faux stuff. 

Imagine serving these dishes on Thanksgiving: 

  • Butternut Chowder 
  • Giving Bowls
  • Stuffing’d Potatoes
  • Mini Pumpkin Pies 
  • Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal 
  • Pumpkin Chili

Cauliflower Bolognese (top), Pumpkin Chili (bottom ...

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ThanksLiving mini-series, post #3

Quick recap of the series so far:

  • #1 peaceful way to discuss dietary choices 
  • How to WOW guests with outside the box recipes

If this is your first vegan Thanksgiving (or your 10th) you might feel a little sad or nostalgic or like you’re missing out…

There’s nothing to be ashamed about if that happens. 

FOMO is real and I get it with all kinds of things---even when it’s something I’d normally not want or ...

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