Blog Topic: FAQ

To Freeze or Not to Freeze? HH Recipes That Freeze Well (or not so much)

Category: AdviceFAQ |

A couple of months ago, I asked the Herbies on Facebook to let me know what HH blog, meal plan, and cookbook recipes they had successfully frozen (or not — so we don't all do it!). Freezing foods is a great way to save time during the busy school year (if you have little Herbies at home) or for general bulk cooking and saving leftovers ...


This Week's Q&A: Vegan Pizza Recipes, Waking Up Hungry, Recipe Organization, Taco Dip, and Cracker Brands

Category: FAQ |

You've got questions...


Q: I am making pizza tonight! I made your whole-wheat pizza dough for the crust but I'm not sure what to put on it. Won't vegetables make it soggy?

A: To prevent sogginess, don't use too much marinara or pizza sauce. That's what makes pizza soggy, not veggies. Load up the veggies! My favorites are artichokes, mushrooms ...


Are Superfoods a Scam? (Don't Get Caught in the Buzzword Trap: Part 2)

Category: SeriesPopularFAQ |

Hi Herbies! Before we get to today's post, I just wanted to thank you so much for your nominations as one of Skinny Scoop's Top 25 Vegan Blogs of 2013 :) There are still a couple of days left to vote (until Thursday, August 15, 2013) — so if you have a few seconds to spare, just follow the link and click "like" on Happy ...


This Week's Q&A (Talking Bread, Pregnancy, Soy, Psoriasis, and Getting a Flat Tummy)

Category: FAQ |

You've got questions...


Q: What kind of bread do you suggest when done with the reboot?  

A: See my post, Looking for Plant-Based (Vegan) Bread.

To summarize quickly: Look for breads that are 1. vegan (no milk, eggs, whey, butter, or other animal products), 2. 100% whole-wheat, and 3. do not contain oil. Also try to find breads that do not have a sweetener ...


Healthy! Organic! Natural! Vegan! Gluten-Free! Light! Don't Get Caught in the Buzzword Trap and How to Read Labels

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One of the best lectures I ever attended was by Jeff Novick, MS, RD about deciphering food labels. Jeff kept emphasizing to read the nutritional label and never trust or believe what's written on the front of the box

Although this had been my practice for ages (I always had to scan labels to make sure something was vegan) it never occurred to me ...