Happy Herbivore Blog

My best friend Jim lives in D.C. so I find myself there fairly often. We went down this weekend to see him and to check out the legendary Cherry Blossoms. Here's some pictures from our trip!

Cherry Blossoms in bloom!

Pillow Fight at the Washington Monument (no joke!)

More pretty flowers...

... And Now for the FOOD!


Cinnamon Bun at Sticky Fingers Bakery (hello lover!)

Lemon & Smores Cupcakes from Sticky Fingers Bakery (so good!)

Brunch Plate (tofu scramble ...

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I'm pleased (and excited!) to announce that The Happy Herbivore Cookbook is available for pre-order on Amazon.

This is the tentative cover.... What do you think??

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook is scheduled to be released in stores on January 4, 2011. For those of you who want to give it for gifts this 2010 Holiday season, don't worry! I have something in the works right now... I'm still working on the details, but I'll know more ...

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Fairly often I go bonkers at the fresh market and come home with more greens than I can eat by the week's end. I always feel a twinge of guilt when I find a wilting bunch of greens left in my fridge so it's been a goal of mine to develop a fool-proof recipe that makes use of them.

Behold the mighty vegan quiche!

This quiche recipe is so freaking easy to make it's wrong. It'll ...

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I pick all my winners randomly -- but if I went on comments alone, I would have had to pick Victoria L. who left this comment: "I toured the factory for my honeymoon! Top that..."

She's right! You just can't top that! However, random.org is a little more impartial than me (which is why I use it!)

Congrats to Michelle of The Vegan Kitchen! 

Thanks to everyone who participated! I'll try to host another contest again ...

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Just in time for St. Paddy's Day! Traditional Irish soda bread is made with just four ingredients: flour, buttermilk, salt and baking soda. Since buttermilk is easily made vegan by combining 1 tsp lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to every 1 cup of non-dairy milk, I thought this would be an easy recipe to veganize and I was right!

I added a little raw sugar and raisins for my own personal preference but you can omit them or ...

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