Topic: FAQ

Lots of people like using their slow cookers this time of the year, since it gives them more time to spend with family. I get lots of questions about cooking with beans and lentils, but there isn't much of a difference when using a crock pot than cooking them in the oven or on stove.

WATER is the biggest difference. Particularly with lentils, you need about 4 times the amount of water as you have lentils. For example, if ...

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You've got questions, I've got answers!

1. Are there brands you like for vegan Mozzarella or Parmesan cheese?

Daiya seems to be the most popular brand for Mozzarella, and Galaxy Nutritional Foods for parm. Truthfully, I'm not really into substitutes because they tend to be expensive and high in fat --  I also can't get either where I live. I make my own "cheese" at home (why there are so many faux fat-free cheeses in The Happy ...

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I like to give tips on how to eat healthy and vegan while on a budget. Storing your produce right will give it a longer shelf life so you'll waste less and save money on your bill!

Bread should be kept on the counter. Putting bread in the fridge will dry it out and cause it to go stale faster. Bread can last up to a week on the counter, just be sure to close the packaging securely after ...

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If you're stressing over what to bring to a holiday meal, remember this: Sharing a delicious meal is a great opportunity to impress and show others how amazing eating plant-based can be! Bring something that you really love. Here's our suggestions:

From the Blog:

German Potato Salad

Maple Glazed Vegetables

Cajun Chickpea Cakes

Aztec Corn Salad

From The Happy Herbivore Cookbook:

Baked Onion Rings (p. 176) (this would be fun if you watch football or other sports with ...

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If you're interested in knowing more about sprouting, I'm here to give you a brief explanation and help you understand the basics.

To put it really simply, sprouts are germinated seeds. To start the sprouting process, seeds (beans or grains) are placed in water, rinsed off, and then put in a container at room temperature and left to grow. The seeds, or beans, grow small baby greens that are edible. These sprouts are “living” food, and can be ...

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