Happy Herbivore Blog

Happy Herbivore turned 4 in October and looking back to the beginning I can't believe it's been four years. (In fact, I'm in such denial that it wasn't until I wrote this post that I realized HH was 4 and not 3!).

For those readers who've been with Happy Herbivore since the beginning (Hi Courtney!) and those who are finding Happy Herbivore for the very first time today---hello, welcome and thank you! 

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Are YOU a blogger? Have you blogged about a Happy Herbivore recipe?

If so, leave a direct link to the post or posts in the comments to be included in an upcoming Happy Herbivore anniversary blog post.

Also, if you are not a blogger, but you would like to say something about your favorite Happy Herbivore recipe... or submit a photo of your favorite Happy Herbivore recipe, please do so!

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For the past few months I've been hosting "Make-It-Work Wednesday" on HH's Facebook page. Each Wednesday I post two fresh ingredients (i.e. potatoes and spinach) and the challenge is to come up with a recipe or meal idea that uses those ingredients, and no other ingredients, except staples like spices, bread, nondairy milk and the like.

It's been a great way to test our culinary creativity, inspire each other and learn how to "cook on the ...

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A frequent question I get from readers is, "What can I take to a potluck?" or "What can I feed my tofu-fearing parents?"

I remember the first time I had my parents over for dinner after I'd gone vegan. I was a nervous wreck all day and my mother later admitted that she almost bailed on the car ride over -- What if it was terrible?! What would she do? Try to gag it down!? Could she avoid this situation ...

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Last weekend Scott & I went to an Oktoberfest-Luau. It was part Oktoberfest to celebrate the hosts' German heritage, but also part Luau because they left for a 10-day vacation in Hawaii yesterday.

Dan (one of the hosts) & I 

A few days before the party, I found out that one of the German guests had recently gone meatless (woohoo!) so I thought it would be fun to bring vegan weiner schnitzel and vegan German potato salad to the party ...

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