Topic: Holiday

We're always getting questions about what to cook for people who aren't vegan- specifically, what to cook for your significant other or a date! When you want to impress a date with a vegan meal, try one of these options:

Teriyaki Chickpeas (p. 127)- for a special touch, make these with homemade salsa! 

Instant Vegan Alfredo  (p. 163)- a classic Italian dinner, only healthier, and they'll never know it!

Oyster Mushroom Scampi
Chicken-style Seitan (p. 142) with ...

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Today is Drink a Beer Day! We have a delicious and super simple recipe for beer bread, but we also wanted our gluten free friends to be able to enjoy as well. Lidia, from Air Eater, shared her gluten free beer bread adaptation with us :) 

My home is vegan by choice and and gluten/soy free due to my husband's sensitivities, so the decision to make HH's Beer Bread recipe sounded like a challenge!

I followed the recipe ...

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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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