Happy Herbivore Blog

I want to live and eat in a way that doesn't require perfection.

Today is my birthday and I’m in the best shape of my life. 

But two years ago it was a different story.
 
In 2015 I was at a crossroads.

I read dozens of books like The China StudyThe Pleasure Trap, and Mindless Eating to understand what I needed to do to lose weight on a plant-based diet. I then spent years working ...

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Fall officially starts this weekend! 

It’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf.

If you fell out of your routine this summer… 

And you’re looking for creative and healthy meals… 

You’re gonna fall in love with these meals! 

Turn over a new leaf with: 

  • Bahn Mi "Meatball Subs" 
  • Tamale Cakes 
  • Polenta Frito Pie 
  • Mighty Aphrodite Bowls 
  • Dan Dan Noodles 
  • Cowboy Spaghetti 

...And more!!! 

Dan Dan Noodles (top left), Bahn Mi Meatball Sub (top ...

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Bringing you a healthy spin on drive-thru favorites this week!! 

Good-for-you versions of everything you crave. 

Meet the new "DORITOS" TACO! 

  • 15 minutes
  • Made with 100% whole ingredients
  • "Doritos" flavored chickpeas!! 

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Also on your Meal Mentor value menu:  

Buffalo Bomber Fries (my #1 favorite) 
Mango Caribbean Chickpeas (15 minutes)
Thai'd Up Pizzas (5 minutes) — requires only whisking!
Garlic Bread Spaghetti (20 minutes) 
Sriracha Slaw Wraps — skip the ...

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What’s skinny, HEALTHY alfredo sauce made of? 

 

CAULIFLOWER. 

 

All that rich, creamy taste you love but without all the fat and dairy! 

 

I created this super skinny alfredo sauce for Meal Mentor (vegan meal plans) and it’s too good and simple not to share with everyone...

 

All the rich, CREAMY flavor you love...  but without all the fat and dairy.

 

This sauce pairs perfectly with pasta or greens, but it’s also ...

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Have leftover crushed pineapple after making this week's Pineapple Rice?

Pineapple Rice

12 creative ways to use leftover pineapple: 

1. Snack on it ;)

2. Use in a salsa: Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa recipe

Chilli Lime Lentil With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa

3. Meal Mentor Piña Colada ONOs 

Serves 1 
Total Time: 5 min Active Time: 5 min

PREP:
1⁄2 cup pineapple
1⁄2 cup dry rolled oats
1⁄2 cup lite coconut milk
1 tbsp coconut flakes

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a ...
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