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Q: Do you drink coffee? Is drinking coffee unhealthy?

A: I don't drink coffee.  It makes me too jittery. As for whether or not it’s unhealthy, I think we can all agree that coffee isn't a health food, like, say, a bunch of broccoli or an apple :)

There are other considerations too — Is the coffee more like a candy bar in a glass? (Think Starbucks latte). If so, that's not good. Has ...

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Q: I have been dancing around the vegan diet for years.  I seem to be good for a few months and then I slowly start sliding back into the SAD diet. It starts off innocently enough, with just a little sushi or a small bit of cheese and then before you know it I'm hitting the drive-thru and ordering pizzas because I'm just too tired to cook dinner. I will be the first person ...

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Q: Desperate for ideas for kids' lunches. I find I send the same thing every day. BORING.  Please help.

A: The family meal plan  takes into account kids lunches. We also had a blog post about kids lunches  on the blog. 

Q: I plan on baking some HH desserts when I’m in Colorado visiting my daughter (I am from Florida). Any special high altitude directions?

A: It depends. When I was living in Colorado, I ...

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Q: Do you have a recipe for buffalo sauce?

A: Buffalo sauce is hot sauce + oil or butter (usually equal parts). Since I don’t use oil or butter, I just use hot sauce :)

Q: Butter, what’s a good replacement? I love it on corn on the cob and Life Balance is loaded with fat... HELP!

A: Earth Balance ( a vegan alternative to butter (and some, but not all, margarines are accidentally vegan), but they ...

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Q: What are your feelings on tempeh's high fat content? I know you use it in some of your recipes, so I was curious.

A: I enjoy tempeh from time to time as part of my low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet — and you’re right, you’ll find a few tempeh recipes in HHC and EHH . If you’re looking to lose weight, Dr. McDougall suggests limiting all soy and eating it in small quantities ...

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