Happy Herbivore Blog

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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I fell down a rabbit hole when I started researching the brain science/psychology around listening vs. reading books...

Covered in this post:

  • Does listening to audiobooks count as reading?
  • Is listening to audiobooks “cheating”?
  • The Different Learning Styles (VAK) Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic
  • My early education struggles / learning disabilities
  • How exactly I study and overcame those difficulties
  • The best way to study for a test / final exams
  • Why 50% of law students wash out

Does listening to audio books count ...

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My goal was to read 100 books in 2017. I hit 50 last week. I really do go all in, apparently!!

Here's the list so far—I'll do a bigger post at the end of the year with my top top picks, but for now....

BTW, I've left a detailed review of every book on Goodreads. I also frequently leave short reviews on Audible. It would be too cumbersome to include a full review of every book ...

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ALL month we’ve been serving up lighter versions of your favorite meals.

Now we’re bringing that magic to dessert (and you get to eat it first!)

That's right -- Brownie Breakfast Bake and Chunky Monkey ONOs are on the menu this week!

(I’ve never been so excited about mornings!)

Pizza Joes

Start eating gorgeous and delicious meals like this in no time!

64 days ‘til summer means SPRING TRAINING. Start off on the right foot with meals ...

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