Topic: Advice

For two years now (maybe longer?) my mantra (in life, as well as with Happy Herbivore and reaching others) has been:

"Progress Not Perfection"

In fact, I spend long chapters talking about it in my new book (out next week), The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living.

I've been a firm believer in applauding the progress people make, rather than get hung up on where they might fall short.

It reminds me of when I used to run and ...

Read More

[Editorial note: We took to calling this blog post "Fallopian Tube Friday" at HH HQ. It's weirdly catchy, right? BUT we figured for those who get these posts in their email or RSS feed we might want to make it less... weird and perhaps give it a better title for the search engines to gobble up!]

I'd like to jump into this post by saying, while I try not to be the queen of TMI, I do think ...

Read More

When someone tells me they can't be plant-based (vegan) it's rarely, "Oh I can't give up [animal product]" and usually more like "Because I live in [place]."

I've been plant-based everywhere -- on a small Caribbean island for a year, in Africa, while traveling to some 35 cities, towns and villages across Europe. Sure, having a Whole Foods and Trader Joe's is nice, but it's not required. In fact, over the last 4 years, I ...

Read More

February is American Heart Health month. As you know, my Father had a heart attack two years ago and his health has been our primary focus ever since.

According to the CDC, 715,000 Americans have a heart attack each year. Heart disease is also the leading cause of death for both men and women --- 1 out of every 4 deaths is from heart disease.

And here's what's really heartbreaking: it's all entirely preventible.

I can't ...

Read More

The Happy Herbivore Cooking Show may be over for the season, but lucky for you, I have lots of fun videos to fill the void ;)

Last month, I dedicated an entire episode of the show to easy meals and even designed one of the weekly meal plans around the same idea. This month, I wanted to continue the "easy" theme by sharing some quick cooking tutorials.

All of these videos are 2 minutes or less, which means in less than ...

Read More