Happy Herbivore Blog

First I want you to imagine drinking this: 

Banana Split Shake. 3-minute healthy breakfast or dessert! 

That isn’t my father’s #1 favorite dish, though. 

My Dad LOOOVES baked beans, especially in summer. 

When he first went vegan, he practically did a backflip when he discovered Bush’s Baked Beans were vegetarian…

 

This is my Dad eating a vegan big mac :) 

But then his doctor wanted him to reduce sodium…

He asked for a healthier version ...

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Does anyone have a recipe for barbecue sauce that does not include any sugar or oil? 

 

Yup! 

 

I haven’t found any good store bought BBQ sauces that aren’t full of sugar… 

 

Now with this recipe I can help control that and it’s SO EASY that I don’t mind DIY.

 

Recipe below > > >

 

 

Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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Want to meal plan but don’t want to “cook” ?? 

Like, at all. 

You just want to assemble stuff you buy at the store?? 

This week’s meal plan is for you!

For example with these Mt. Olympus Stacks you just pile delicious things on polenta (which you can buy at TJs or any store prepared in a tube). 

Korean BBQ Sliders: mix spices with lentils, toss shredded cabbage with mayo and seasonings. done. Gorgeous!

Korean BBQ Sliders

 

Watermelon Tacos ...

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I challenged myself to read 100 books in 2017 and just finished book 89! 

You can read my first update (first 50 books listed, reviewed) here.

In February I only read books that were written by people of color (or about people of color) and it enlightened me, challenged me, and all-around made me a more empathetic and mindful person.

You can check out my full Black History Month reading list here

Those books shifted my perspective on ...

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Does your routine fly out the window in summer?

Mine too.

Everything ends up in a free fall.

I often don’t know when I’ll have time to cook…

UNTIL it’s time to cook... and then I try wing it.

Improvising stresses me out.

That’s why this week’s meal plan includes “no effort” recipes!

THROW TOGETHER and go.

No preparation. No planning. No batch cooking.

Simple, healthy recipes that use what you have on hand!

That ...

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