Topic: FAQ

Hi Herbies. It's Papa Herbivore again.


I wanted to share with all the fellow Herbies and other family and
friends who may not be there yet, the significance of being aware of
and controlling salt/sodium intake and some of my views and
experiences.

[Editorial note: After my Dad had a heart attack, he was required to go on a very low sodium diet. The topic of salt became very interesting to him, and now he's a bit ...

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You've got questions...

Q: You don't need to cook edamame before making it?

A: Frozen edamame usually needs to be boiled or microwaved briefly. It should say on the package. :)


Q: My self and my housemate are plant-based and super busy — we work full time and study full time. I am just wondering if you have a standard cupboard/shopping list that you use. I like to pre-make a lot of my meals ahead. 

A: I highly ...

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Q: What do you put on salad instead of oil based salad dressing?

A: A no oil dressing :)

There are several recipes in EHH and a few in HHC and several coming out in my new book later this year. I've also done a few blog posts on salads, salad dressings, etc:

How to Make Oil-Free, Fat-Free Salad Dressings (+ I've sold 150,000 books!) 

How to Make Salad Dressing Without Fat or Oil ...

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Q: I want to introduce more plant-based meals to my family. My son is particularly picky when it comes to fruits and veggies. If I were going to pick 2 of the Happy Herbivore cookbooks to start, which 2 would you recommend for the transition?

A: My advice is to thumb through the tables of contents of each (at the bookstore or online, Amazon has a generous "look inside" feature, especially if you are logged ...

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You've got questions...

Q: What brand of liquid smoke do you use? 

I've used a number of different brands. I generally buy whatever is available to me. I've used Colgin's liquid smokes (they have different "flavors") and Wright's, plus others I can't recall. Any supermarket should have it.


Q: I'm allergic to quinoa. Any suggestions?

It would depend on the recipe. If the quinoa isn't being used *in* something (say ...

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