Blog Topic: FAQ

Gluten-Free Happy Herbivore (Gluten-Free Vegan)

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Question: Do you have any tips on gluten-free vegan living or recipes? I don't want to depend on gluten-free substitutes as they can be expensive and sometimes difficult to locate.

Let's talk recipes first. You’ll find a lot on the recipes on this website (see the recipes page and click “gluten-free”) are gluten-free, plus The Happy Herbivore Cookbook has more than 50 ...


This Week's Q&A (10/22)

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Ask Happy Herbivore: Your questions answered! 

This week I'm talking about flax seeds, frozen tofu, steamers, "cheating" in your diet goals and adding flavor to mellow and bland grains!

1. Do you have to grind flax seeds or can I eat them whole?

According to my flax seeds packaging, "we recommend grinding the seeds for the majority of the flaxseed you consume in order ...


Banana Substitutions (Subbing out the Banana, Replacing Bananas)

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A common question that keeps cropping up in my email is "How do I replace a banana in [recipe]?"

Unfortunately this is one of those foods that doesn't have a straight forward or universal substitution. It really depends on the recipe and how the banana is being used.

Bananas can wear a lot of hats: they can be a binder, they can add creaminess ...


The Old vs. The New (The Difference Between My Two Cookbooks)

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I keep getting a lot of questions about my new cookbook, Everyday Happy Herbivore; Questions like "are there are a lot of the same recipes?" and "what's the difference between the books?" 

So I figured I'd talk about my new book and tell you what you will (and won't) find in Everyday Happy Herbivore. 

First off, Everyday Happy Herbivore, is totally new ...


Ask Happy Herbivore: 5 Questions

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I've been keeping track of all your great questions so I can answer them on the blog. Here are the latest!

Question 1: Is white wine vinegar vegan?

I’m no wine expert, but I reached out to the folks at Barnivore who said white wines tend to be vegan, but not all. Whether or not a white wine vinegar is vegan then, would ...