Blog Topic: FAQ

Shelf-Life of Spices and Herbs

Category: FAQ |

We all know I'm a short-cut cook and I love my spices. Ahh how much easier (not to mention tasty!) spices make my life...

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend -- she'd said she added a whopping 1 tbsp of cayenne to something and it still wasn't spicy... what gives? 

My eyes started tearing up at the thought! Cayenne is ...


This Week's Q&A (10/27)

Category: FAQ |

Ask Happy Herbivore: Your Questions Answered!

Have a question for me? leave a comment, share it on the Facebook wall or send me an email! Lindsay-at-happyherbivore-dot-com

1. What are some protein-rich foods?

Quinoa, greens (i.e. spinach), beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, soy (such as soy milk and tofu). Bare in mind that all foods -- even bananas and kale -- have protein. So even when you're ...


Vegan Make-Up (Get the Glam)

Category: FAQGuests |

I'm always getting questions about make up and skin care and since I don't really wear make up and my skin care routine is washing my face with baking soda (try it - it works!) I thought I'd solicit advice from my lovely friend Gin who is a professional makeup artist and owns her mobile beauty studio, Edgy Elegance. 

My name is Gin ...


Uses for Leftover Pumpkin

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You've opened a can of pumpkin to make a delicious Fall treat... only now you're wondering what to do with the leftover 1/4 cup... or 2 tbsp or 1/3 cup... and so on.

Replace Applesauce

Canned or pureed pumpkin is a great substitute for applesauce in baked goods. I recently used pumpkin instead of applesauce in my cornbread recipe (p. 49 ...


How to Make Perfect Bean Burgers

Category: FAQVideo |

I'm always getting questions about how you can make the perfect bean burger a.k.a. one that doesn't fall apart. 

The secret is in how you shape it before baking and I've put together a little tutorial video:

To get my quick, 5-ingredient black bean burger recipe (see me make it on camera here).

May you always have perfect bean burgers!