Topic: Advice

Plant-Based In A Small Town (How To Make It Work!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

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've spent …

Fighting Heart Disease with a Plant-Based Diet -- Heart Health Month Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

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 recommend Dr Essy's book, …

9 Videos To Help Sharpen Your Cooking Skills In 2 Minutes Or Less! Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

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 …

What Factors to Consider When Shopping (How to Pick the Best Ingredient) + FREE Shopping List PDF Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

In a perfect world, every item I buy would be organic, locally grown, freshly picked at peak that morning, fair trade, non-GMO, and so forth. I'd also make nearly everything myself from scratch.

Unfortunately, I don't live in a perfect world. I also don't have the wallet size to make that my reality all the time. My mantra, as you know, is progress not perfection and doing the best you can.

I always emphasize that last part, especially at the …

Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half! 25 Great Money Saving Tips & Bargains Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Over the summer I shared my 10 BEST Ways To Shrink Your Grocery Bill.

Seriously check out those tips. Some of them may surprise you!

I also can't recommend the meal plans enough for saving money!

"Been eating @happyherbivore meal plan for 1st time and everything is so yummy & I got out of Wallyword for under $100! Husband loves it too" - Sharon H via Twitter

A few weeks ago, two Herbies shared their bargain finds on HH's …


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