People are often surprised when they hear me say, "if you can only give up one animal product: Get off dairy." I
find most people think dairy is the "best of the worst" — it's not
nearly as "bad" as other animal products. That couldn't be further
from the truth.
Although I could list hundreds of reasons why you should get
off dairy, I ...
I love kale. Hail to the kale!
When I first adopted a plant-based diet, I started... rediscovering
the produce section of the grocery store. Even though the store hadn't
changed their inventory, I kept having all these new discoveries — wondering where that particular fruit or vegetable had been all my life.
(Note: right there all along, of course... I was just too busy buying ...
A few weeks ago this tweet came my way:
@happyherbivore went off being vegan this week, I am so sick now with stomach cramps. Memory lane not worth the fall :'(
Since I see tweets, emails, comments, etc. like this one, I thought I'd talk about it on the blog today.
First: Remember, above all: It's about progress, not perfection.
Second: You are on ...
I get so many emails asking about ingredient substitutions that I thought I'd put a big, all-encompassing post together like I did for baking. (See my baking post: Everything you need to know about vegan, fat-free and allergy-free)
Cornstarch: The easiest way to replace cornstarch is to use arrowroot. Arrowroot is available at all health food stores and larger supermarkets. Depending on the recipe ...
So often I get emails like this one:
"I just need to talk to other Herbies. Some days, I just really struggle with being vegan. I hate that I do. I've been Herbie since July 2011. I know it's better for me, and I do feel great eating this way, but yesterday was just hard and I ate some chicken and I felt ...