Blog Topic: FAQ

Pantry List (Pantry Food & Shopping List)

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Here is my basic shopping list (complete with pantry staples). As long as you have all these items on hand you can make pretty much any recipe on happyherbivore.com or in my cookbook! 

Pantry List!

Canned Goods:beans, tomatoes, pumpkin, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and corn.

Dry Goods & Grains:brown rice, split peas, oats, lentils, quinoa, and dry beans. 

Baking: baking soda, baking powder ...


My Vegan Husband

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This question bubbled up in my inbox this week and it's one I get frequently:

Is Scott vegan? How did you get your husband on board with eating only vegan?

The short answer is: yes. Scott is a vegan.

But he wasn't always. 

Scott is one of those great success stories of how switching to a plant-based diet can change your life. Before ...


What is Tofu? (The Big Tofu Post)

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Hi. I'm Scott. (you know, "Mr. Happy Herbivore"). My wife makes fun of me for how much I like tofu. Tofu is stupendously awesome! Here is my post on why tofu rocks...with added videos from Lindsay.

5 Interesting Tofu Facts:

  1. The Chinese having been making Tofu for over 2000 years.
  2. The process for making Tofu is very similar to making cheese where soy ...

How to Peel Frozen Bananas

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After I made my Green Goddess Smoothie video (it tastes so chocolately!) a few people asked for tips on peeling frozen bananas. 

Here's the secret: peel your banana before you freeze it. But if you forgot, or your banana is frozen with the peel on, here's how to peel it:

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step 1: Cut the banana in half

step 2: Cut the peel off ...


What is Miso?

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What is miso? Miso is basically a fermented condiment. It's made from soybeans, barley or rice, or a combination thereof. Miso can also be made from chickpeas for a soy-free option. It has a salty taste but a unique one. I really like the sharp taste in "cheese" recipes. It's also great for making broths and dressings and you can use it instead ...