Topic: FAQ

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 HHC) and also in my cinnamon-raisin bicuits and both were deeeeelish.

Freeze for Later

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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% gluten-free recipes and well over 50% of the recipes in my new cookbook, Everyday Happy ...

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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 to receive the maximum benefit. The seeds are very small and it is hard to ...

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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, they can add sweetness, and the most obvious: they can add flavor. 

Unless you know ...

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