Topic: FAQ

**This is not medical advice. Consult with your doctor**

Almost daily I get this question on Facebook, Twitter, etc:

How do vegans avoid Vitamin B12 deficiency? or HH, how do you get your b12?

Did you know that B-12 is fortified into several foods we eat? Most non dairy milks like soymilk and almond milk are fortified with it. Commercial cereals are too, especially the healthier brands. My favorite dietary source of B12 is nutritional yeast, which I eat ...

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Last week I asked Facebook and Twitter what questions you guys wanted answered- embarrassing questions, nutrition questions, personal, what did you want to know from me? Ask Happy Herbivore will be a new feature on Wednesdays. If you'd like to submit a question, just email me at [email protected]

This week's question; Can you share a day or weeks worth of no soy/tofu ideas?

Side note: I always find it interesting that people think you ...

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I get questions about non-dairy milk often. I use the phrase 'non-dairy milk' because there's so many varieties and sometimes it's really up to your preference-there's nut milks, soy milk, hemp milk. A lot of people know that they can make their own almond  or nut milk- did you know that you can also make your own rice milk? Rice milk is a grain milk made by processing rice. You probably already have the ingredients at ...

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I love my juicer but I couldn't bring it on the plane with me when I moved to St. Maarten.

Then my friend Kim told me she'd heard you can make green juice with a blender and nut milk cloth... my interested was peaked except, well, we don't have nut milk bags here either...

But when I found a "cheesecloth" at the hardware store for less than $2... I was ready to experiment!

All you need is ...

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Today is “Less Salt” Day, so I thought I'd prepare a video and quick post with my tips for reducing salt in your diet.

Tips for Cutting Back on Salt:

  1. Instead of turning to salt for flavor, ramp up your spices and herbs.
  2. Spike & Kelp are great alternatives to salt – keep them on your table instead of a salt shaker.
  3. If a (non-baking) recipe calls for salt, omit it. Chances are you won't miss it. If you ...
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