Happy Herbivore Blog

Every year on Earth Day (April 22) I ask my non-veg family and friends to try veganism for the day

Eating a wholesome vegan diet is about the greenest thing you can do for the planet and making decisions with your fork is a whole lot easier than planting a tree (though still plant one if you can!)

So this Earth day, why not choose plant foods and help curb carbon emissions?

Psst! The 30 WHOLE Days Challenge ...

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April 18

Tofu-ed!

Wow! 100+ people shared how they DO tofu! By far the most popular way to eat tofu was a la tofu scramble and other popular methods were sauteed and eaten on top of a salad or along side veggies; or slipped into a smoothie or dessert. Many tofu-ers also expressed they preferred freezing tofu -- which if you haven't done, you must try! It really changes the texture of the tofu to almost a meaty/ground beef-like consistency.

It was ...

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Happy Herbivore is trying to help spread the word that tofu is healthy, delicious and versatile! As a former tofuphobe myself (we'll get to my confession shortly) I'm proud to be part of this great initiative.

Right after I went vegan, everyone told me I had to eat tofu, because "it was something vegans ate." Of course, this made me like it even less. Still it was pushed on my plate time and time again, and of course, having a ...

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Yesterday I came across this CNN Health article "An inconvenient challenge: eat real food for a month." I was excited to see such a popular blog challenge (900 participants!) but surprised that many people found it 'hard.'

Happy Herbivore has always promoted eating whole, unprocessed processed foods... and without added fat! Sure tofu, non-dairy milk, flour, condiments like soy sauce and even pasta find their way into my recipes (and my diet) but for the most part, I've found ...

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This weekend Scott and I moved into a new apartment. In the 6 years we've been together we've lived in 9 (9!) different apartments.... but #10 is the best yet because it has a huge yard and garden! 

Now, I know what you're thinking... "but don't you live in Manhattan?" Yes, I do. Manhattan is not quite as on top of itself as it appears. In between buildings you'll find lovely outdoor gardens. Of ...

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