Blog Topic: FAQ

This Week's Ask Happy Herbivore

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

Anytime I'm invited to dinner or a party, I always tell the host well in advance about my dietary restrictions, and then I immediately offer to help, such as bringing something.

If I go and there is still nothing to eat, I don ...


How to Freeze Tofu

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Tofu can be hit or miss. Some people don't love the texture but freezing your tofu is a great way to change the texture without much extra effort. Freezing tofu removes the excess water which makes tofu able to soak up your marinade better. It also makes your tofu less 'sponge-y' and gives it a sort of 'chewier' texture.

I take my tofu and ...


Baking Powder and Baking Soda

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Hi Herbies! It's baking season so we thought we would bring you a few informative posts on baking and answer your questions. Once in awhile people will email in and ask if they can replace baking soda with powder or vice versa. 

Baking soda and baking powder are both leavening agents, meaning they’ll make your baked goods ‘rise.’ Baking powder actually contains some ...


Alkaline Foods and pH Balance

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I’ve recently received a few questions about alkaline foods and pH balance. For those of you who have never heard of this, pH balance is the measure of the acidity of a food/solution/or in this case, your own body. Some people believe that balancing your pH and creating a less acidic environment in your body is best for your overall health, because ...


Gluten Free Herbies

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Hi Herbies! It's Andrea, again. Happy Tuesday :] After we posted the gingerbread scone recipe this weekend, we got a lot of questions about making recipes gluten free. I'll admit- I rarely (if ever?) bake gluten free. Even at the bakery, we had a pre-set mix of gluten free flour and then the rest of the recipe was standard for whatever we were making ...