Blog Topic: FAQ

Tofu Scramble Workshop

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Tofu Scramble is one of my go-to meals. I make it any time I’m not in the mood to cook or I need to sort through leftovers in my fridge. (Adding your odds and ends to tofu scramble takes the basic recipe to “wow!”). 

It's also a great recipe to start with if you’re new to tofu! I used to hate tofu ...


What is Quinoa? (video)

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Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") is an ancient grain, once cherished by the Aztecs. (Technically, it’s a pseudo-cereal, but its most often used and lumped with grains). It’s also wheat-free, gluten-free and 100% whole grain goodness.

Why try it?

Quinoa has a nutty taste, cooks fast (making it a perfect alternative to brown rice when you’re in a hurry) and it’s a complete ...


No Oven Baking (Baking Muffins without an Oven!)

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When I lived in New York City, I couldn't stand the thought of baking in the summer months. I had a window AC unit but even with it full blast using my gas oven was out of the question.

I had to bake cookies in the summer once -- for a book expo -- and I baked them in a bikini. Even then I was dying ...


Oat Flour: The Gluten-Free Solution?

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One of the most popular questions I get via email is: 

"How can I convert your [recipe] to be gluten-free?"

My go-to response has always been "Maybe try a commercial gluten-free all purpose mix?" which, of course, I'd feel bad giving, but I really didn't have much else to offer. Gluten-free baking isn't my forte or even something I have much experience ...


There Is No Such Thing as "Healthy Oils"

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Anytime I rail on oil, people seemed so surprised — not that I don't use oil but that I firmly believe that all oils are unhealthy.

Since this is a topic I get asked about often, I figured I'd put it all here, in a nicely wrapped blog entry, for anyone who was ever curious why I don't use any oils in my ...