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Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Quick-Fix Meals

Some days you're just not in the mood to cook and you need something fast, healthy and satisfying. Here are my top 10 no-fuss meals. (Don't tell anyone, but we eat all of these weekly!)

  1. Tofu Scramble
  2. Loaded Nachos
  3. Black Bean & Salsa Soup
  4. Hawaiian Teriyaki Chickpeas
  5. Mock Tuna Salad
  6. Portobello Steaks
  7. Veggie Biscuit Pot Pie
  8. Bean & Yam Burritos
  9. Chickpea Tacos
  10. Banana or Blueberry Pancakes

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Today's inspirational interviewee is our youngest starlet yet. At just 15, Bethany changed (and saved!) her own life when she changed her diet. The story of Bethany's strength and dedication to healing herself will surely inspire us all.

HH: First, the million dollar question: How long have you been vegan?

Bethany: Three years.

HH: How did you first hear about veganism? I mean, when I was 12, I was still playing with Barbie dolls. I wasn't exactly tuned ...

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For those of you that have been reading this blog since 2007 (or any substantial amount of time, really), this news probably isn't too surprising:

We're moving to St. Maarten!

In the three years I've had Happy Herbivore, we've moved from Boston to Los Angeles to New York City. It's been a whirlwind adventure — one that will be taking us out of the country and to a tiny island in the tropics for the next ...

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A confession: I cheated with this recipe. It's one of the very few recipes on Happy Herbivore that uses added fat. It calls for a bit of peanut butter, but I'm also including a variation for my chocolate lovers that is "fat-free." 

The idea for these treats came haphazardly. James left a comment on HH's Facebook page asking for a pumpkin version of HH's black bean brownies. Since I created a whole-wheat, fat-free pumpkin-brownie recipe last year ...

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I was away all weekend (and yesterday) in D.C., celebrating my best friend’s birthday. Admittedly, I get nervous anytime I’m “unplugged.” I’m convinced something is going to happen in my absence — and often it does. For example, my domain, like clockwork, chooses to crash when I’m “unavailable” to fix it, or I get coverage on some big website when I’m on vacation.

So really, it should be no surprise that I missed a big ...

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