The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes (Google eBook)

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BenBella Books, Inc., Aug 21, 2013 - Cooking - 240 pages
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Vegan chef of one of the top 50 food blogs on the Web,, Lindsay Nixon, gives hundreds of thousands of her followers recipes each month, showing that the vegan diet is not only healthy but delicious, too.

Now, Nixon combines some of her tastiest recipes in The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, each made with no added fats, using only whole, plant-based foods. It’s easy to make great food at home using the fewest number of ingredients and ones that can easily be found at any store, on any budget.

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook includes:

• A variety of recipes from quick and simple to decadent and advanced
• Helpful hints and cooking tips, from basic advice such as how to steam potatoes to more specific information about which bread, tofu or egg replacer works best in a recipe
• An easy-to-use glossary demystifying any ingredients that may be new to the reader
• Healthy insight: Details on the health benefits and properties of key ingredients
• Pairing suggestions with each recipe to help make menu planning easy and painless
• Allergen-free recipes, including gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, and sugar-free

With a conventionally organized format; easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions; nutritional analyses, colorful photographs; funny blurbs at the beginning of each recipe; helpful tips throughout; and chef’s notes suggesting variations for each dish, even the most novice cook will find healthy cooking easy—and delicious!

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Some really wonderful recipes, and tips for Vegans. - Goodreads
Easy but good recipes. - Goodreads
Simple, easy, low, low fat great tasting meals. - Goodreads
Easy to read and follow. - Goodreads
Loved her reasoning, explanations and attitude! - Goodreads
Great recipes using easy to find ingredients. - Goodreads

Review: The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes

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Review: The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes

User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

This cookbook has some really wonderful recipes that I'm excited to fix and share with my family and friends. Read full review


Spaghetti and Meatless Balls
Tamale Casserole
Balsamic Braised Asparagus
Corn Pudding
MapleGlazed Vegetables
Baked Onion Rings
Rustic Yam Fries

Breakfast Burrito
Breakfast Sandwiched
NoHuevos Rancheros
French Toast
Eggnog French Toast
CinnamonBanana Toast Crunch
Brown Rice Pancakes
Cajun Home Fries
Sweet Potato Home Fries
Cinnamon Buns
Apple Crisp Muffins
Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins
ChocolateZucchini Muffins
Banana Bread
Gingerbread MiniLoaves
Comforting Winter Soup
Sweet and Spicy Butternut Soup
Aztec Corn Soup
African Kale and Yam Soup
Tomato Soup with Spaghetti Squash
Tortilla Soup
Curried Sweet Potato Soup
Garden Chowder
Red Lentil Dal
Yellow Dal
Chana Palak Masala
Yemisir Wet
Cincinnati Skyline Chili
Black Bean Burgers
Mushroom Burgers
Soul Burgers
BBQ Chop Wrap
Salsa Chickpea Lettuce Wraps
Smoky Black Bean Wraps
Blue Corn Chickpea Tacos
TVP Tacos
2Layer Tacos
Steak and Pepper Fajitas
Smoky Black Bean Enchiladas
Meatball Subs
Tempeh Joes
Tuna Salad
Buddhas Delight
Chickpeas and Dumplings
Creole BlackEyed Peas
Gandhi Bowl
Lasagna Rolls
Hawaiian Chickpea Teriyaki
Tofu Chilaquiles
Mexican Cabbage
Seitan Pot Roast
Bacon Bits
Baked Tofu Parmesan
Breakfast Sausage Patties
Cajun Meatloaf
ChickenStyle Seitan
Hippie Loaf
Mexican Chorizo
Portobello Steaks
Spicy Sausage
Torkey Tofu Turkey
Veggie Bean Quinoa Croquettes
Baked Shells and Cheese
Easy Macaroni and Cheese
Baked Ziti
Fettuccine Alfredo
Salty Dog Salad
Southwestern Macaroni Salad
LowCountry Cucumber Salad
Potato Salad
TwiceBaked Potatoes
Charleston Red Rice
Traditional Stuffing
Cornbread Stuffing with Chorizo
Baked Beans
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Oatmeal Cookies
Instant Cookie Dough
Black Bean Brownies
SingleServing Brownie
Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Chocolate Cupcakes
Strawberry Cupcakes
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Graham Cracker Crust
Maple Icing
Vanilla Icing
Blueberry Sauce
Mexican Dip
LowFat Guacamole
Ultimate 7Layer Dip
ChiliLime Corn Chips
Crispy Tortilla Sticks
Fruity Cereal Bars
Mini Cheese Pizzas
Loaded Nachos
Bean Cakes
Nutty Spread
NoBeef Gravy
Sausage Gravy
SouthernStyle BBQ Sauce
Quick Marinara Sauce
Quick Queso Sauce
Nacho Cheese Sauce
Tofu Ricotta Cheese
Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
Poultry Seasoning Mix
Instant Applesauce
NoBeef Broth
NoChicken Broth Powder
Glossary of Ingredients
Recipe Substitutions
Metric Conversions

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Lindsay S. Nixon is the bestselling author of the Happy Herbivore cookbook series: The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, Everyday Happy Herbivore and Happy Herbivore Abroad. As of September 2012, Nixon has sold more than 100,000 cookbooks. Nixon has been featured on The Food Network and Dr. Oz, and she has spoken at Google. Her recipes have also been featured in The New York Times, Vegetarian Times magazine, Shape Magazine, Bust, Women's Health, WebMD, and countless other online publications. A rising star in the culinary world, Nixon is praised for her ability to use everyday ingredients to create healthy, low-fat recipes that taste just as delicious as they are nutritious. Learn more about Nixon and try some of her recipes on her award-winning blog

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