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Title:
Happy herbivore holidays & gatherings : easy plant-based recipes for your healthiest celebrations and special occasions
Author:
Nixon, Lindsay S., author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
xiii, 207 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
"From an elaborate ... Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss ... New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy ... [meals], whatever you're celebrating"--
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Genre:
ISBN:
9781940363264
Format :
Book

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Bestselling vegan author Lindsay S. Nixon brings "healthy" and "holidays" together in her new book, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings , filled with easy recipes that celebrate and define our favorite occasions throughout the year. Whether you're planning an elaborate Thanksgiving, a no-fuss dazzling New Year's Eve party, an omnivore-approved potluck for Super Bowl Sunday, or a lazy Sunday brunch with friends, this is the only cookbook you'll need. Including more than 130 recipes with new and old favorites, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings guarantees you'll have a healthy, festive, deliciously memorable meal--whatever you're celebrating!

Twelve different special occasions are covered in detail with more than two dozen menus and detailed, step-by-step instructions, so your party planning is easy and effortless. Nixon's fuss-free, fast recipes are also weeknight practical, so you can enjoy all her hearty main dishes, savory sides, and sweet treats all year long.

True to Lindsay's beloved "everyday" cooking style, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings focuses on using only whole, unprocessed plant foods with no added oils or fats, or wacky, hard-to-find ingredients. She makes it easy to impress guests while also celebrating health--and without breaking the bank.

Say yes to Portobello Pot Roast, Thanksgiving Loaf, Hot Chocolate Muffins, Mini Corndog Bites, BBQ Sliders, Cauliflower Hot Wings, Cherry Tart Brownies, Lemon-Rosemary Meatballs, Beet Salad, Banana "Cake" Pops, Mini Soy-Free Quiche, and more. With Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings , your healthy, hearty dishes will be the life of the party!


Author Notes

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 150,000 cookbooks. Nixon has been featured on Dr. Oz and TheFoodNetwork.com, and she has spoken at Google. Her recipes have also been featured in The New York Times, VegNews, Vegetarian Times, Women's Health, Oprah.com, Bethenny.com, Fitness.com, Bust.com, WebMD.com, Shape.com, among many others. 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 site HappyHerbivore.com.


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Library Journal Review

After covering vegan comfort foods, quick dishes, foreign cuisine, and low-calorie living, Nixon (Happy Herbivore Abroad) applies her same no-fuss approach to special-occasion meals: holiday feasts, romantic dinners, breakfast in bed, brunch, BBQs, and kid-friendly gatherings. This fifth book in the "Happy Herbivore" series tackles one occasion per chapter, starting with a suggested menu list before segueing into the recipes and abundant photos. As always, Nixon's recipes are straightforward, simple, and made without added oils or fats. Extras include party planning tips, basic nutritional information, glossaries, additional recipe suggestions from her other books, advice on navigating events as a vegan, and helpful indexes. VERDICT Nixon promises no-nonsense, no-weird-ingredient cooking, and she delivers. Although fans may recognize some repeat recipes from the author's previous works, this is still well worth checking out for her spin on celebratory meals. Vegan foodies may find the simple approach uninspiring but have several other excellent titles to turn to, such as Joy Pierson et al's Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe, Nava Atlas's Vegan Holiday Kitchen, and Jennifer Katzinger's Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays.-Jude Baldwin, Coll. of the Siskiyous, Weed, CA (c) Copyright 2015. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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