Topic: Holiday

23 Quick, No-Fuss Meals: Still crave the ease and simplicity of a ham and cheese sandwich? No problem! Make any of these fast and almost instant meals!

Simple Stir-Fry: Combine equal parts soy sauce with sugar and set aside. Cook frozen mixed stir-fry vegetables according to packaging instructions (microwave!). Toss with soy sauce mixture and serve over a plate of cooked rice or quinoa. Edamame (soybeans) and/or tofu chunks make a nice addition.

Blissful Burrito: Spread a thin layer ...

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Today is Chicken Noodle Soup day! Why bother with chicken when you can make a comforting, warm bowl of soup with chickpeas? Try HH's Chickpea Noodle Soup instead ;)

Chickpea Noodle Soup
Serves 8

Ingredients:
1 whole carrot, skinned
2 whole celery stalks
1 small onion, diced
10 whole cremini (brown) mushrooms
8 cups vegetable broth
1 tsp yellow miso paste
1 tsp tamari
2 whole bay leaves
4 ounces whole wheat pasta, uncooked
1 15 oz can chickpeas, drained ...

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Today we're celebrating Peanut Day! While The Happy Herbivore Cookbook is made up of recipes without any added fat, there are a few "cheater" recipes that aren't completely fat free. The "Cheater" Pad Thai (p. 117) uses a little peanut butter to create a delicious pad thai sauce that you can serve over noodles or vegetables, or even in a salad. Enjoy!

"Cheater" Pad Thai Sauce
Makes 2 Servings

Ingredients:
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp smooth peanut ...

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Today is Acorn Squash Day! Squash is a great fall vegetable, and from what I hear...there's signs of autumn popping up in the States. Acorn squash is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium.

Why not celebrate with HH's Acorn Squash and Apple Soup?

You can also cook an acorn squash and scoop out the center and stuff the acorn squash. You can use a couscous or rice, it makes for a beautiful ...

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September 1st is my new favorite holiday. What holiday is that, you ask? The first day of National Biscuit Month, of course! What? You aren't enamored with biscuits? I've never visited anywhere more South than Chicago (and that's not very South at all!) but I have a romanticized idea that in the South everything is comfy, cozy, and warm. And people sit down to warm family dinners that always include piping hot biscuits..and there's a ...

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