Topic: Advice


How to Make Your Salad a Satisfying, Filling Meal (And "Salad" Doesn't Always Mean Lettuce!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Ever eat a big salad for lunch or dinner and feel stuffed — then wonder why you are hungry an hour or two later?Yes? Me too. Now think about that salad. Was it a big bowl of veggies only? If so, it's because your big bowl of veggies was probably only about 200 calories... a snack, nota meal. I love salads all year round, but summer means that I've got salads on the brain (even more than ...

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in your Kitchen (+ Tips from Herbies!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Facebook that fruit flies drive me CRAZY and asked Herbies for solutions. Hundreds of comments poured in, so it seems I'm not the only one who's had this annoying kitchen problem!


These little guys seem to appear out of nowhere, but it turns out they can even follow your fruit home from the grocery store! Fruit flies can lay eggs on the skin of, say, ripe tomatoes or bananas (yet ...

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Speaking-Up (The Paradox) When to Bring Up a Plant-Based Diet to Others Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

I've blogged before about How to Talk Veganism/Plant-Based Diets with Others and Politely Interrupting to Mention a Plant-Based Diet to a Stranger that could potentially benefit from the change.



Still, I recently found myself in a rather sticky situation that I'm not sure either post addressed.

Back in January I applied to teach a class on "entrepreneurship" at the local college for the upcoming Fall semester. The college expressed interest in me as a candidate and I ...

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How to Cook Dry Beans in a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker & on the Stovetop (Plus Video!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Tomorrow is Eat Beans Day! I love the ease of canned beans (open, rinse, ready!), and I still recommend keeping canned beans on hand for "last minute" cooking or convenience when you don't have the time to make beans yourself.



Still, home-cooked beans are great. They cost a fraction of what you'll pay for canned beans, there are no added salts (or anything else... unless you add it), and you can make a big batch passively while ...

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Minimalist Monday: How to Love Yourself Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist Advice

A few months ago, I posted this on my personal Facebook page:

"We can't beat ourselves up for the mistakes we made in the past, only allow them to power us to make better choices in the future. Love yourself ♥"

Soon after, this email bubbled up in my inbox:

"Good Morning Lindsay, love your quote today and I live too much in the past and trying to move forward but can't find a way to love me. How do you ...

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