Happy Herbivore Blog

I apologize for my lack of posting on happyherbivore.com recently. It isn't for a lack of not cooking, either. Quite the opposite in fact! I've been busy in the kitchen cooking my pants off. I've been flinging recipes right and left but not for happyherbivore.com --- for my cookbook! I am very excited to announce that BenBella Books, the kickass publisher of The China Study, will be publishing my first-ever cookbook!

The cookbook will be released ...

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Somehow I made it through childhood without ever making a gingerbread house. It's something I've wanted to do for a few years now and have never got around to it. Making everything from scratch seemed so... daunting. Plus I'd have to buy all sorts of ingredients I never use to make it (like oil and all purpose flour, to name a few). But, my friends, I'm about to check "build my own gingerbread house" off my ...

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celery root soup

This recipe is a long time coming. I first heard about it from my friend Jane last winter, but had trouble getting my hands on the correct root (I once bought fennel instead -- oops!). Jane's recipe uses olive oil, chicken broth and cream, which I substituted out for this recipe. It's surprisingly very filling and reminiscent of a potato soup or hearty chowder.

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vegan huevuos rancheros at red lentil dal boston

Vegan Huevos Rancheros at the Red Lentil in Boston, MA

This weekend I went up to Boston to see a few friends from law school and attend the Boston Veg Fest. The weather was perfect and the foliage was spectacular. The food I ate during my trip was also great and being the nice wife that I am, I carried Scott's favorite dish from Grasshopper all the way back to NYC. I'm sure my bus mates just loved ...

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I love cornbread, but I also love biscuits. I brought them together for this recipe and my goodness -- what a perfect match! These biscuits are a little sweet too -- perfect for a sunny Sunday brunch. I like to smear a little Earth Balance over the tops of the biscuits when they're still warm. Not exactly fat-free but a nice treat every now and then. These biscuits are also great with vegetarian chili.

maple cornmeal biscuits

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