Topic: FAQ

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 having too much acid can put extra strain on your body that’s already working ...

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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. 

What I do know is that you usually can't just replace whole wheat pastry ...

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You've got questions, I've got answers!

1. Do you have any Thanksgiving Recommendations?

Yep! I wrote a post recommending plant-based (vegan) recipes for Thanksgiving.

2. What's extra firm super protein tofu?

It usually says "super protein" on the packaging. It's a really heavy and firm block -- much more firm than "extra firm" tofu. It also has more protein per serving. You can find it at health food stores, Asian markets and some grocery stores if they ...

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Can "eating healthy" and "budget" coexist in the same sentence? Yes! 

While there is no denying that some healthy foods can be pricey, it's possible to eat well (and save!) on a budget with a little leg work, smart shopping and planning.

A little more than a year ago I did a poverty awareness challenge where I had to eat for a week on $15 - in New York City.

Sure I wasn't going to win any gourmet awards ...

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