Happy Herbivore Blog

Are there some foods you don’t like?

You’re definitely not alone!

When I asked our members:

“Was there a food you didn't like but after you began preparing Meal Mentor meals, your tastes changed and you like it now?"

These were the most common answers:

  1. Mushrooms
  2. Cauliflower
  3. Sweet Potatoes
  4. Lentils
  5. Bell Peppers

I hated mushrooms too!! (Zucchini or eggplant is a good substitute) but now LOVE them.

Potatoes are a great stand-in for cauliflower.

Use carrots or butternut instead ...

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Lately I’ve been sharing some of my favorite Meal Mentor exclusives with you…


Sugar-Free Teriyaki Sauce (with gluten-free, soy-free option)

Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce

Lentil Gravy

Caesar Salad Dressing (vegan, soy-free, gluten-free, nut-free)


Here’s one more simple healthy recipe I’m obsessed with!


This ranch dressing is RIDICULOUS. 

Creamy, tangy, rich, and completely healthy. 

It takes only 1 minute to whisk together…

And only gets more delicious as the days go by so make a big ...

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I completed my 100 books challenge on June 21st!

So I guess that was more of a 100 books in 6 months challenge ;)

In this post, I’ll list and review the other 50 books in that 100**

You can see my list and read my reviews for the first 50 books here.

I went back and updated that post after seeing a few film versions of the books I read, so check that out too :)

My 2017 Summer Reading picks ...

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If you’re anything like me summer can wreak havoc on your healthy
eating habits.

Vacations, cook-outs, and lazy days by the pool all scream for
ice cream, cocktails, mindless munching, and more “treats” than

This week combine carefree with self-care.

8 minutes to Mexican Philly’s!

All the flavor of ballpark sandwiches but without the grease.

OMG, Pineapple Whip + Thai Hummus Dip to KICK sugar cravings.

Pineapple Whip (left) and Thai Hummus Dip (right)

Only 5 minutes to make both ...

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Intermittent Fasting was a hot topic in Season 1 of the Shortcut to Slim podcast.

You can listen to the full season free right here (also in iTunes and on SimpleCast)

EPISODE 11 released yesterday!!

It's a quick update on the science.

PLUS!!! real-life testimonials from meal plan users who tried Intermittent Fasting successfully and unsuccessfully.

Don't miss it!

This blog post contains everything you need to know about Intermittent Fasting.

If you’ve hit a plateau with ...

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