Topic: Recipe

If you've been reading this blog for awhile (or cooking from my cookbooks!), this probably won't surprise you, but — I love biscuits.

They're great for breakfast, packed into your lunch, on the table with dinner, or slathered with a little jam for a snack. 

American-style biscuits are just so easy and they always add a little something extra to any meal. (The biscuit is also my primary vehicle for getting gravy — which I also LOVE! — into ...

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Happy Friday! I have a surprise for you.... (since It's finally feelin' like Fall!)

Here's a recipe from my upcoming cookbook, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean!

Sip this deliciously easy (and healthy) vegan rendition of cafe shops' Pumpkin Spice Lattes!


1 c. coffee

1/3 c. unsweetened almond milk (plain or vanilla)

1-2 tbsp. maple syrup

1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice


Brew coffee and pour into a mug. Add almond milk. Stir in 1 tbsp maple ...

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I was in Vegas last weekend and treated myself to vegan sorbet at The Venetian. (See my previous Vegas post, A Vegan Taste of Vegas).

I posted a picture of the variety on Facebook and dozens of Herbies left comments asking how they could make sorbet themselves at home and where they might find vegan sorbet. 

Here's the good news: sorbets are nearly always vegan (dairy-free). I've actually never found a sorbet that wasn't vegan, but ...

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I love nachos and I love (love!) salsa. Really, the corn chip is just my vehicle for getting salsa and HH nacho cheese into my mouth. (Who am I trying to kid?) 

What I don't love, however, is that all the corn chips at the store — even the "baked" ones — are loaded with oil. Many more are so salty that after eating a few chips, my lips start to hurt. 

I knew there had to be a ...

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When Scott & I were living in Lake Tahoe this past winter, the closest Trader Joe's was about 45 minutes away in Nevada so we only went once a month, if that. 

We could get pretty much everything we needed at the local supermarket chain and health food store in town, but there were a few items that Trader Joe's had I couldn't find elsewhere — or TJ's prices were much more reasonable, so we'd ...

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