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Manicotti with Crepes filled with Vegan Ricotta topped with Tomato Sauce

Dinner 11/23 Manicotti with Crepes filled with Vegan Ricotta topped with Tomato Sauce So, this happened... The savory crepes are from from VwaV, Ricotta from here plus tomato sauce.

The "Happy" in Happy Herbivore (Happy is Love!)

My Dad (Papa Herbivore) emailed: "You may have written about this before but did you ever think about writing a blog about the "Happy" of Happy Herbivore. All of your readers know what the word Herbivore means but I'm not so sure they all know, or experience, or feel what all happiness entails. Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Crystalyn (She Lowered Her Cholesterol by 69 Points & Dropped 34lbs!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week, Crystalyn! A couple months ago, Crystalyn posted a before and after picture on the Happy Herbivore Facebook page. Her transformation was incredible, so of course I had to ask her to be part of the HerbieShow More Summary

The Best of Spring Meal Plan!

Let the sunshine in! Celebrate the arrival of spring with this week's meal plan! Enjoy the greatest (and healthiest) hits of the season with the Spring Portobello Mushrooms, Citrus Spring Salad, Maple Glazed Vegetables and Springtime Stir-Fry (family). Show More Summary

How to Steam Broccoli ? with Step-by-Step Photos

How to steam fresh broccoli in a collapsible steamer basket, producing perfectly cooked broccoli, the creamy stalks, the chewy stems, the tender florets. There are three tricks, they're all detailed here! Steamed broccoli, what could be simpler, right? Well that's the thing about simple stuff, the tricks are in the details. Show More Summary

Teaching Tuesday: Non-Dairy Milks

By popular demand, this week's Teaching Tuesday is all about non-dairy milks! Fun fact: Did you know non-dairy milks can't be labeled as "milk" in Europe? The word "milk" is actually a protected dominion reserved only for mammary secretions. Show More Summary

No-Knead Bread

Bread 11/23 No-Knead Bread I wanted to give this bread its own entry... Liz has dialed in the right hydration to flour ratio for the no-knead bread -- which is a little different when using Einkorn flour (as opposed to the all-purpose flour). Show More Summary

Minimalist Monday: Wallet Clean Out

You don't always have to take on a big project to kick off your minimalist journey. The important thing is to just start, even if it's something small. It's also the small projects that are overlooked the most -- when was the last time...Show More Summary

Indoor Grilling and Vegan Cheese Making.

Hi folks! I'm back with pure happiness. I love to grill veggies. I usually grill outside on our tiny charcoal bbq but I decided to opt out due to laziness of setting it all up. I have one of those large grill pans that you set on the burners on your stove. Show More Summary

Mahjouba (Algerian Crepes), White Bean Stew and Roasted Cauliflower with Pesto

Dinner 11/08 Mahjouba (Algerian Crepes) White Bean Stew Roasted Cauliflower with Pesto We made these delicious crepes last year from this Saveur recipe using our trusty cast-iron skillet to fry these up. A perfect way to start off a Friday evening. Served along with a simple White Bean stew and Roasted Cauliflower with Pesto.

Apple Cake

Dessert 10/26 Apple Cake Sorry, no recipe -- but enjoy the pretty pictures......just out of the oven.

25+ Plant-Based (Vegan) Spring Holidays & Brunch Ideas

Whether it's for a holiday celebration or to simply enjoy the warm weather, spring is the perfect time to invite friends and family over for brunch. Here are few easy and healthy brunch ideas that are sure to be crowd pleasers! P.S.Show More Summary

BBQ Portobello Stems, Artichoke Dip, Braised Leeks and Baguette

Dinner 10/25 BBQ Portobello Stems Artichoke Dip Braised Leeks Baguette Not so much "dinner" as much as "a series of tasty appetizers" -- starting with these little guys, the stems from portobello mushrooms which were smoked, split down the center, skewered and basted with BBQ sauce, and finally grilled. Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Heidi (She's Off Her Blood Pressure Meds & In The Best Shape of Her Life!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Heidi! Heidi was only 25-years-old when she was put on medication to regulate her heart rate and blood pressure. Knowing that wasn't healthy, a friend introduced her to whole, plant-based foods, and within...Show More Summary

Risotto with Artichokes and Pesto

Dinner 10/18 Risotto with Artichokes and Pesto We made our usual base risotto recipe, but at a request by our daughter we added artichokes. Smart kid. Also hiding in there is some of the pesto we made from the big batch of basil we harvested not long ago and some hickory-smoked tofu and greens.

"Steak" Tacos with Mango Chimichurri, Peanutty Collard Greens, Sonoma Salad Sandwiches & More!

Get ready for another 7 days of delicious, fuss-free eats with this week's meal plan! Brand new recipes like the Mango Mint Smoothie (NEW!), Peanutty Collard Greens (NEW!), Coconut Milk & Citrus White Bean Dip (NEW!, indi.), Sonoma Salad...Show More Summary

Day 27: African Pepper, Tomato & Spinach ?

Today's vegetable quick 'n' easy supper recipe: A quick skillet from pantry ingredients, just five ingredients, not counting the water, salt and pepper, that is. Surprisingly tasty for something so simple. Just 4 PointsPlus for Weight Watchers. Show More Summary

Hickory-Smoked Tofu with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Dinner 10/12 Hickory-Smoked Tofu Mashed Potatoes and Gravy We tried something different with the tofu this time -- portioning it by cutting the square block in half (to make two big long rectangles), smoking it with hickory and then browning it on all four sides with a splash of tamari at then end of cooking for a nice crust. Show More Summary

Teaching Tuesday: Quinoa (Fun Facts, The Different Types & Recipe Ideas!)

This week's Teaching Tuesday is about a certain pseudo-cereal with a very unique spelling: quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah"). Sure, the seed may be small, but there's actually a lot you may not know about it! Fun Facts As I mentioned above,...Show More Summary

Fermentation: Kimchi and Ginger Beer

Fermentation 10/05 Kimchi Ginger Beer While we've been making our own raw sauerkraut for a while, we recently picked up "Mastering Fermentation" by Mary Karlin and have been making a vegan version of Kimchi and Ginger Beer from the book -- with great success. Show More Summary

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