Happy Herbivore Blog

Yesterday was the photo shoot for the cover of my third cookbook, Happy Herbivore Abroad, which will be out later this year (December). 

While we had a lot of fun -- it was crazy with all the prep work on Friday (I made 8 recipes!) and even the actual shoot was surprisingly tiring. I have a whole new level of respect for models and photographers! Seriously, I needed a nap afterwards.

Scott ran around and took pictures on his iphone ...

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Today is the photo shoot for the cover of my next cookbook! I know I will stress everyone else out, but I am so excited!

Since today is a day of photos, I thought I'd share some more with you from my new cookbook.

These were taken with my iphone earlier in the week and are not the ones that will be in the cookbook

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As of yesterday, my parents have been plant-based for two weeks. Although it has been a challenge for them, especially my Father who says "I'm a meat guy" they are staying on track with a plant-based diet, albeit with a few bumps in the road. I keep telling them that it takes time, but they will get used to their new way of eating. 

Previously, my parents cooked a meal or two from my cookbooks each week (My ...

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I'm obsessive about knives. Right after Scott & I were married, he spent one of our gift cards on a rather expensive knife. I was furious, I kept thinking of all the other things we could have bought instead... until I used it. It changed everything for me -- my entire experience in the kitchen changed! Cooking was so much more enjoyable. Almost 6 years later, I still have that same knife and it still looks and works like new ...

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After the post of my advice about starting a business, I received several emails with questions about starting a blog.

Blogs are a lot of fun, but they can also be a lot of work. Several of my friends start blogging, only to quit to find it takes up too much of their time. BUT I do believe that blogs can be a good tool for business. You won't make money off a blog, and blogging won't pay ...

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