Blog Archive November 2012

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Are 1-minute quick oats an okay substitute for rolled oats?

November 19, 2012

Is "Sugar in the Raw" even what you are referring to in some of your recipes?

November 23, 2012

Minimalist Monday: Fly the Kite (Happy 5th Birthday, Happy Herbivore!)

November 19, 2012

Are raw sugar and organic sugar the same?

November 23, 2012

Why does a recipe call for garlic powder over fresh garlic?

November 23, 2012

What are your thoughts on eating baked potatoes?

November 23, 2012

I'm allergic to mushrooms, is there a substitute?

November 19, 2012

How do I spend holidays with my meat-eating family?

November 5, 2012

Which non-dairy (neutral/not sweet) milk do you use or recommend?

November 23, 2012

Are you recommending unsweetened or "regular" soy or almond milk that is sweetened?

November 23, 2012

What brand of [food i.e. tortillas, salsa] do you use/recommend?

November 23, 2012

I just realized I'm totally out of lemons and had planned to make your tofu yogurt. Can I substitute another freshly squeezed juice, such as orange or lime?

November 8, 2012

Is there a good alternative to coconut milk?

November 19, 2012

Are there brands you like for vegan Mozzarella or Parmesan cheese?

November 23, 2012

What can replace "heavy cream" in a recipe?

November 28, 2012

Do you have any tips to help get my daughter to start exercising with me, and eat healthier?

November 5, 2012

What's a good substitute for oil in baked goods?

November 8, 2012

Can I use gluten free flour instead of pastry flour?

November 22, 2012

Any recommendations for low-fat sliced "cheese"?

November 8, 2012

Do you know if perfume is animal cruelty free?

November 14, 2012

Can I just use regular wheat flour instead of the pastry flour?

November 13, 2012

Do you know of any substitutes for water?

November 14, 2012

What is the difference between whole wheat pastry and whole wheat?

November 22, 2012

Can you make tortillas without white flour or oil?

November 4, 2012

Herbie Of The Week: Kevin

November 29, 2012

Are vegetarian and fat-free refried beans vegan?

November 23, 2012

Do I need a supplement for Omega-3?

November 14, 2012

A Vegan Taste of Ireland Part 2 (Cork, Dublin, and Belfast)

November 4, 2012

I was wondering if you have any suggestions for me on how to pop seeds without oil?

November 23, 2012

Can you suggest a brand or give me a list of ingredients to look for with tempeh?

November 23, 2012

What does a steamer look like? Can I substitute anything? I want to make HH's sausages!

November 8, 2012

Can you talk about pearl barley? Is it OK or no?

November 23, 2012

What do you think is the best vegan "hamburger" crumble available?

November 2, 2012

My Thanksgiving

November 23, 2012

When using a cheese substitute, do you opt out of versions with casein or whey, or if that’s all you have access to, do you use it?

November 23, 2012

How long can I keep rice or quinoa once it's cooked?

November 23, 2012

How is confectioners sugar and brown sugar okay to eat, but white sugar is not?

November 23, 2012

Do you prefer using store bought applesauce or homemade?

November 23, 2012

My personal trainer told me that i should get an iron supplement since i am on a vegan diet, and a female.

November 27, 2012

Do you know of any way to massage kale without oil?

November 23, 2012

What protein powder do you recommend?

November 20, 2012

How much vitamin B12 supplement do you take and how often?

November 14, 2012

Is white wine vinegar vegan?

November 23, 2012

How do you prevent sticking while baking or occasionally pan-frying without using oils?

November 2, 2012

Can I make the cupcake recipes as a cake and will I need to adjust the temperature or baking time?

November 14, 2012

Can I make the pre-packaged seasoning mixes?

November 19, 2012

What are good vegan snacks?

November 5, 2012

Do you have kid-friendly recipes? Tips for transitioning kids?

November 2, 2012

I see alot of your baking says "grease pan", is there something else I can use thats not grease or oil based?

November 13, 2012

What, besides being vegan, do you think contributes to your awesome complexion?

November 8, 2012

Do you recommend a vegan "ice cream like" dessert? The ones at the store are too high in fat.

November 8, 2012

This Week's Q&A: Thanksgiving Edition

November 17, 2012

Do you get a flu shot? I believe that there is egg or chicken in them?

November 10, 2012

I'm struggling with bad skin and I was wondering what your advice would be and if there was any foods that would specifically help or any to steer well clear of?

November 7, 2012

I like quinoa, cous cous and brown rice but my husband says it lacks flavor. Any suggestions on how to prepare it with more flavor?

November 23, 2012

I struggle with quinoa – help!

November 23, 2012

Where do you buy kelp? Is it a powder?

November 29, 2012

Herbie of The Week: You

November 22, 2012

Do you have to grind flax seeds or can I eat them whole?

November 23, 2012

Is it possible to cook in stainless steel pots without oil?

November 12, 2012

I love your meal plans! Where can I buy previous weeks?

November 13, 2012

What's the deal with chia seeds? Are they really the super food the advertisements make them out to be?

November 23, 2012

I'm wondering what do you cook with if you don't use oils?

November 6, 2012

Can you tell me the difference between zucchini and summer squash?

November 23, 2012

Are rolled oats more like instant or old fashioned whole oats?

November 23, 2012

I don't like cinnamon or garam masala -- is there a way to season without using these ingredients?

November 23, 2012

Can you cook quinoa in a rice cooker?

November 22, 2012

How do I make frozen tofu? Do you drain it first? Press it?

November 23, 2012

Do you have any go-to seasonings with cous cous?

November 27, 2012

This Week's Q&A: Vegan Condensed Milk, Nutritional Yeast Allergies, Sodium, What Are Cremini Mushrooms, and Organic Food

November 3, 2012

What's your stance on eating honey?

November 23, 2012

Do you have a tofu press, what brand do you recommend?

November 2, 2012

I have noticed you use a lot of processed ingredients in your recipes. Ketchup, taco seasoning, etc. Is there a reason you do so?

November 29, 2012

I just don't know which lentils are chosen for which types of recipes and why?

November 23, 2012

Where's the best place to find Mori-Nu tofu? Do I have to order it online?

November 23, 2012

This Week's Q&A (Talking Vegan Athletes and Rice Milk)

November 10, 2012

How much nutritional yeast is too much on a daily basis?

November 23, 2012

What's extra firm super protein tofu?

November 23, 2012

I only have a toaster oven currently to cook. Any suggestions?

November 1, 2012

I love your Quick Black Bean Burgers but they crumble on me. Any advice?

November 23, 2012

This Week's Q&A (Talking Hair Loss & Tofu!)

November 24, 2012

What are some protein-rich foods?

November 23, 2012

Is it better to buy refrigerated or shelf-stable soy milk?

November 29, 2012

How often do you go grocery shopping?

November 14, 2012

Are dried beans susceptible to pesticides?

November 23, 2012

Is there a way to store baked goods to keep them moist?

November 10, 2012

I am just wondering if you think the fake meat items are healthy or not?

November 16, 2012

What's the difference between refrigerated tofu and Mori-Nu tofu?

November 23, 2012

Why is nutritional yeast used in recipes?

November 23, 2012

Do you had any advice for making vegan oatmeal cookies crispy/crunchy instead of soft and chewy?

November 7, 2012

What do you suggest for an energy drink or food? I’m wiped out because of stress.

November 9, 2012

Can you tell me the proper way to cook a sweet potato?

November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving Meal Ideas

November 2, 2012

I want to eat plant-based but I am so confused as to what to eat. Help.

November 9, 2012

I have completely fallen off track of healthy eating. Help?

November 5, 2012

Minimalist Monday: The 1-In, 1-Out Rule

November 26, 2012

Can you cook beans in the slow cooker?

November 15, 2012

I had to return my book to the library before getting to make some recipes. Would you please send those receipes to me?

November 23, 2012

Finland Book Tour and Release

November 6, 2012

Are your meal plans consecutive weeks? Am I too late to join?

November 1, 2012

Breakfast Quesadillas, Double Chocolate Muffins & More! + Monthly Subscriptions

November 28, 2012

Double Chocolate Oatmeal, Skyline Chili & More New Recipes!

November 7, 2012

Any tips for storing produce in the fridge?

November 29, 2012

Could I send you a check for 20.00 and get the meal plans for a month? (plus service charge).

November 8, 2012

A Vegan Taste of Finland (Helsinki)

November 13, 2012

What do you do to have such beautiful hair?

November 6, 2012

Any tips for finding out how to store certain priduce items or where to find good recipes to cook new items?

November 29, 2012

When you go vegan, do you become gassy?

November 15, 2012

What do you feed your dogs?

November 6, 2012

I'd like some information on how to defend plant-based eating over the Paleo Diet.

November 7, 2012

Thanksgiving-Themed Meal Plan (Plus Thanksgiving Survival Guide e-Book!)

November 14, 2012

I am vegan for three weeks and have a hard, stiff and bloated tummy each night. What’s happening?

November 9, 2012

Do you have any favorite nutrition/vegan blogs to recommend for my list of reading?

November 13, 2012

I am on the low side of diabetes. I do not take meds or insulin. Is this the right way for me to eat?

November 1, 2012

What is the difference in light agave nectar and amber agave nectar?

November 29, 2012

I was just wondering what you do for exercise, especially while traveling?

November 1, 2012

Herbie Of The Week: Dana

November 15, 2012

Speaking at my Alma Mater: CofC

November 18, 2012

What are some easy, fast go-to comfort foods so I don't stray from my diet?

November 6, 2012

I want to go vegan very badly, but we live on a VERY tight budget. I also can’t have soy, any hope?

November 9, 2012

Does the occasional “slip” or "cheat" undo the good?

November 14, 2012

Do you know if using oil externally as a skin cleanser or as an "oil pull" is as detrimental as consuming it?

November 8, 2012

Calling All Bloggers! Your Blog Wanted! Book Giveaway!

November 16, 2012

What to Eat When You're Sick (Comfort Foods)

November 27, 2012

How can you healthfully *gain* weight?

November 8, 2012

I am plant based but seem to get hungry alot. Any tips?

November 15, 2012

Does carmalizing certain foods make the sugar content higher? Or more noticeable?

November 29, 2012

I'm gluten free but also soy free. Are your books suitable for me?

November 8, 2012

How to Travel on a Plant-Based Diet (What to Pack, Snacks, and More!)

November 20, 2012

What other sauces besides tomato is good for pasta?

November 23, 2012

Why are most soy products genetically altered? Where are the ones that aren't? What are some soy alternatives?

November 6, 2012

Any tips for multiplying the single-serving recipes?

November 23, 2012

I'm curious about how men keep their calories up on a plant based diet, especially when other restrictions are in place?

November 29, 2012

I would have a much better shot at being a vegan if I could make a good cream sauce (like for pasta or scalloped potatoes). Is there one you recommend?

November 23, 2012

Mama & Papa Herbivore's Plant-Based Thanksgiving

November 23, 2012

I am wondering about how plant based eaters get enough ALA, DHA, and ELA in their diets?

November 29, 2012

When you say "non-dairy milk," can I use unsweetened almond milk?

November 23, 2012

How do you get enough vitamin B12 and what foods can you find it in?

November 29, 2012

With the Mardi Gras Beans & Rice, it says it is 608 calories. Why is there so many calories?

November 23, 2012

I made your mayo (pg 271, HHC), and I am wondering how long it will last in the refrigerator?

November 23, 2012

Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal, Fall Veggie Wraps + 10 New Recipes!

November 21, 2012

Should I wait to become vegan until I move out? I am too young to get a job.

November 15, 2012

Do you use a rice cooker?

November 8, 2012

How long do I need to grind regular rolled oats to instant oat consistency?

November 23, 2012

I am making the Gluten-Free Flour Blend (from EHH). If I want to make the Strawberry Cupcakes (from HHC) do I omit the baking powder, soda and salt?

November 23, 2012

Are your recipes easy to double?

November 23, 2012

My husband has been concerned that we're not getting enough calcium since switching to a vegetarian (trying to be vegan) diet. What are your thoughts and suggestions?

November 29, 2012

I’m trying to do vegan paleo. Why can’t I have grains? Is sugar really bad? Help!

November 6, 2012

I was looking at the Pineapple Sponge Cake recipe, and was wondering why you call for canned pineapple rings instead of canned crushed pineapple when you end up crushing them?

November 23, 2012

I'm cold -even my hands- ever since switching to a plant based diet. Am I missing something?

November 29, 2012

Do you have any Thanksgiving recommendations?

November 13, 2012

I'm wanting to make your Strawberry Cupcakes but no strawberries are added to the batter, just on top. Are strawberries supposed to be added?

November 23, 2012

Do you need to thaw fruit before putting it into a one of your muffins?

November 23, 2012

My nutritional analysis that I ran is different than yours in the books. Why is that?

November 29, 2012

Should I bend my dietary rules when meeting my significant other's family?

November 8, 2012

Do you have a whole-wheat bread recipe?

November 23, 2012

Can you freeze the Quick Queso cheese sauce and then shred it like a block of cheddar cheese?

November 23, 2012

How can I get my Hippie Loaf to firm?

November 23, 2012

Is it possible to use the mori-nu firm lite silken tofu for the Tofu Scramble?

November 23, 2012

Do you strive for a certain amouunt of protein each day? I feel like I am not getting enough.

November 29, 2012

Can firm/extra firm tofu be substitued for super protein tofu?

November 25, 2012

Can I use previously frozen bananas for your Black Bean Brownies?

November 23, 2012

Can I make the chicken style seitan from HHC earlier in the day but leave the baking step until later?

November 23, 2012

Does the tofu quiche freeze well?

November 23, 2012

How do you deal with situations like being invited to holiday parties where there's absolutely no food for you?

November 14, 2012

I've tried to make your "chicken style seitan"and "pot roast seitan". Both times they came out delicious, but too chewy. What can I do next time about the chewiness?

November 23, 2012

I am a Type O blood type and I get HUGE cravings for animal protein when I avoid it. Do you have any pointers?

November 20, 2012

A Vegan Taste of Charleston

November 30, 2012

Do you avoid oil and fats when you're eating out?

November 2, 2012

How do you combat naysayers who ask things like where do you get your nutrients on a vegan diet?

November 14, 2012

Is there a vegan ranch dressing powder?

November 7, 2012

I'd like to know more about natural skin care and makeup products, do you have any suggestions?

November 15, 2012

I like veggie ground (faux beef). Is there any way I can make this myself?

November 23, 2012

Is there an alternative to vital wheat gluten?

November 19, 2012

Minimalist Monday: Conquering Clutter (Part 2)

November 5, 2012

What are some tips for eating out?

November 15, 2012

What are good subsitutes for refined sugar?

November 13, 2012

What can I take on road trips? I have kids.

November 13, 2012

I have been plant-based for 4 months but can't kick sugar. Help?

November 14, 2012

I wanted to know your thoughts on the "processed" vegan foods, like the Morning Star products.

November 8, 2012

Minimalist Monday: 5 Easy Ways to Make Money on Your "Stuff"

November 12, 2012

When making brown rice milk, are you able to use instant brown rice?

November 23, 2012

How can I replace tofu in recipes?

November 19, 2012

What foods are good to prep and freeze before a holiday?

November 9, 2012

Our Holiday Gift Guide

November 25, 2012

Can I grind up dried chickpeas in the food processor to make chickpea flour?

November 23, 2012

I’m allergic to corn. Is there a substitute for cornstarch or corn meal?

November 13, 2012

What kind of sweetener do you use for cereal and tea?

November 6, 2012

I've been plant-based for about 3 months and I'm not losing any weight. Any ideas?

November 7, 2012

Are your cake or cupcake recipes could use garbanzo flour?

November 23, 2012

What are "Flax" eggs?

November 15, 2012

Mama & Papa Herbivore are back for more!

November 9, 2012

I am curious what your thoughts on coconut oil are?

November 13, 2012

It doesn't seem as though many people eat pasta or bread on plant-based. Is there a particular reason for this?

November 7, 2012

Herbie Of The Week: Andrea W.

November 1, 2012

I want to make a strawberry truffle, do you have a recipe for vanilla pudding?

November 23, 2012

What are your thoughts on replacing sugar or agave nectar with stevia?

November 12, 2012

You have beautiful hair and I was wondering what you use to wash and condition it?

November 7, 2012

I am concerned about feeding my children a plant-based diet, any advice?

November 14, 2012

I love spicy stuff but I can't have it. Any recipe suggestions from either of your books?

November 23, 2012

Is there a substitute for chickpea flour?

November 19, 2012

How can one ensure you are getting enough protein without soy or seitan?

November 13, 2012

Herbie Business: Vegan Movie Theater with HH Nachos!

November 11, 2012

Are the recipes in HHC as easy as the ones in EHH? Are they basically the same, just different recipes?

November 22, 2012

Herbie Of The Week: Carolyn

November 8, 2012

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