Topic: FAQ

What is nutritional yeast? Can I substitute brown miso in your recipes? What's the difference between ground and rubbed sage?

These are some of the most frequently asked questions about ingredients in HH recipes -- and I'm answering them all AND more in this post!

I hope you find this information helpful and it makes your plant-based cooking experience a little easier :)

Black Salt

Black Indian salt (also called Kala Namak and not to be confused with black lava ...

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With all the holiday baking that's been going on, I've received a lot a questions about recipes that use tofu -- especially which kind to use.

Happy Herbivore recipes call for two different types of tofu: tofu that is refrigerated and sitting in water or shelf stable and packaged in Tetra Paks.

Here's a quick run down of the different tofu types...

Firm/Extra Firm: Extra-firm is much firmer than Firm. Firm and Extra-Firm tofu work best for ...

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[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 ...

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You've got questions...

Q: I bought your 10 day immersion plus the 3 day reboot and I only lost 3 lbs. I even worked out the whole time!!! Is that normal? It's super upsetting.

A: Working out + calorie restriction can often derail weight-loss attempts, but even still, 3 lbs in 2 weeks is a normal, healthy loss. Most medical professionals recommend individuals only lose 1-2 lbs per week, which would be 2-4 lbs in a 14-day period. 3 ...

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You've got questions...

Q: What is your stance on breakfast? I am just not hungry in the mornings and have read multiple opinions on the subject. Some doctors say you need to eat breakfast to jumpstart your metabolism for the day while others say there is no need to eat breakfast and that you should eat when you are hungry.

A: I have had clients who lost weight eating breakfast and clients who lost weight and didn't eat ...

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