Blog Topic: FAQ

This Week's Q&A: Edamame, Basic Shopping List & Make-Ahead Meals, Corn Tortilla Substitutes, Homemade Gluten-Free Bread, and Getting Back on Track

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Q: You don't need to cook edamame before making it?

A: Frozen edamame usually needs to be boiled or microwaved briefly. It should say on the package. :)


Q: My self and my housemate are plant-based and super busy — we work full time and study full time. I am just wondering if you have a standard cupboard/shopping list that you ...


This Week's Q&A: Oil-Free Salad Dressings, Plant-Based Body Building (Pictures!!) & Eating Out Healthfully with Friends

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Q: What do you put on salad instead of oil based salad dressing?

A: A no oil dressing :)

There are several recipes in EHH and a few in HHC and several coming out in my new book later this year. I've also done a few blog posts on salads, salad dressings, etc:

How to Make Oil-Free, Fat-Free Salad Dressings (+ I ...


This Week's Q&A: Which Cookbook is Right for You, Single-Serving Recipes, Workout Endurance Snacks, and Vegan Ice Cream

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Q: I want to introduce more plant-based meals to my family. My son is particularly picky when it comes to fruits and veggies. If I were going to pick 2 of the Happy Herbivore cookbooks to start, which 2 would you recommend for the transition?

A: My advice is to thumb through the tables of contents of each (at the bookstore ...


This Week's Q&A: Liquid Smoke Brands, Quinoa Allergy, The Vegetarian Myth, Peer Pressure, Supplements, and Meal Replacements

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Q: What brand of liquid smoke do you use? 

I've used a number of different brands. I generally buy whatever is available to me. I've used Colgin's liquid smokes (they have different "flavors") and Wright's, plus others I can't recall. Any supermarket should have it.


Q: I'm allergic to quinoa. Any suggestions?

It would depend ...


This Week's Q&A: Using a Pressure Cooker Without Oil, Vitamins (Yay or Nay), Testosterone, Defining "Processed," and the Veg Adjustment Period

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Q: I recently read your blog about cooking beans in a pressure cooker and since I cook dry beans all the time, I decided to take your advice and get one. I wait to use it! However, the instructions said to pre-soak the beans and add vegetable oil. Do I have to soak? Is the oil necessary?

A: I can't ...