Topic: FAQ

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 what ...

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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. It's not my old cookbook in a new package. I wrote over ...

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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 depend on if the wine used to make the vinegar was vegan in the first ...

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Earlier today I received an email from someone asking my opinion on honey and I thought I'd share my answer in a blog post. Honey, it seems, is a hot topic among vegans; one that's constantly debated, often with a good bit of fervor! 

That said, I don't know that there is a single answer or an answer that's suitable for everyone. My own feelings are complicated and conflicting, and I admit I'm a ...

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My Dad has been after me to write him a list of rules to follow -- to make sure he was always making healthy choices when dining out (or making a meal at home). Well, Dad, I finally did it!

10 rules for Making Healthy Choices:

1. Order brown rice instead of white rice.

2. Pack carrots instead of chips in your lunch.

3. Choose whole wheat bread instead of white bread.

4. Use low-fat or fat-free (plain, unsweetened) vegan yogurt ...

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