Happy Herbivore Blog

Are raw mushrooms safe to eat?

Ever since I posted my monster salad video on YouTube (I make my salad once a week and it stays fresh!) I’ve been flooded with emails about mushrooms…

Apparently Dr. Fuhrman has been scaring people off raw mushrooms...

SPOILER ALERT: You don’t need to fear raw mushrooms.

You can eat them raw as long as they’re from the supermarket.

I’ll dig into the science here in a second, but before ...

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Confession: When I don’t cook, I eat mostly finger foods—chips and salsa, carrots and hummus, bread with whatever…

It’s not exactly “bad” for me…

but that’s not the way I want to be eating…

The easiest, laziest, tastiest meal plan this Spring

  • “Mix together” meals in a bowl
  • Finger foods!
  • 15 minutes or less

SEE what you could be eating instead of “whatever” :

10-minute Cauliflower Chorizo Tacos

Cool Ranch Bowls the BEST hummus-based vegan Ranch!

Mid-Town ...

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Restaurant Week!!

Calling all fuss-free foodies and jet set dreamers….

This week is for you!!

Feast on a VARIETY of global cuisine…

Paris: Ratatouille Rice (15 minutes)

Vietnam: Pho Noodle Salad (8 minutes)

Italy: Instant Pesto Pasta with 1-minute Pesto

Thailand: Spring Rolls w/ 30-second Peanut Sauce

Street cafe vibes with Garlic Bread Paninis

Other simple global recipes included in this week’s plan:

  • Falafel’d Flatbreads
  • Bean Dip Tostadas
  • Vegan Alfredo

& for Tropical island feels... Pina Colada ONOs

Start your Culinary Adventures Getaway

Join Meal Mentor right now.

The only bag you’ll be packing is your shopping bag ;)

You’ll loving having seconds for lunch ...

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I wrote this post in 2012.

I was scared to post it, still am, but I also want to facilitate change...

After last week's news: LA banned the use of animals for entertainment, I decided to do it. If my city can stand up, I can stand up too.

Here are the pictures from 2012 and my post:

*names have been changed

In the five years I have been vegan, I've never met an animal rights activist...

until ...

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OMGGG....

I cooked 6 meals in 60 minutes... on camera!

That includes clean-up & No prep!!

These meals use healthy shortcuts like:

  • frozen stir-fry veggies
  • marinara sauce
  • refried beans

One recipe is just 3 ingredients!

If you've been looking for "real life" recipes...

OR a baby step to weekly meal prep...

THIS IS YOUR DOABLE "STARTER" PLAN

with a matching VIDEO so you can cook along with me :) :)

Signup and Instantly download this DOABLE meal plan here.

In the video I prepared:

  1. Chickpea-Beet Burgers
  2. Tuscany Risotto
  3. Mexican Caesar Tacos
  4. Stromboli
  5. Teriyaki Noodle Stir-Fry
  6. Asian Quinoa Salad

All that in just 60 minutes. Now I'm SET for the entire week.

Other simple healthy recipes included in this plan:

Texas Roadhouse Spuds
Green Tamale Bites
OPAsta! (Greek Pasta Salad)
& Churro Mug Cakes!!

Watch me cook 6 meals in 60 minutes here.

2 AWESOME hacks for Teriyaki Sauce & Taco Seasoning included!!

In case you ever run out like I did....

plus my #1 shortcut tip for fastest possible weeknight cooking

You definitely don't want to miss this video :)

OR the simple, healthy recipes in this week's plan.

You can signup for Meal Mentor right here.

Here are the meal you'll be enjoying this week:

Chickpea-Beet Burgers 5 minutes in a food processor!

Mexican Caesar Tacos feature 20-second fat-free vegan Caesar dressing!

STROMBOLI an Italian classic simplified to 7 ingredients and healthy

Green Tamale Bites so easy, kids can make this!

All you have to do is slice polenta, open a can, assemble and eat ...

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