Lindsay S. Nixon

Lindsay S. Nixon
Lindsay S. Nixon is the author of Happy Herbivore Abroad, The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, and Everyday Happy Herbivore. She creates quick-n-easy, no-fuss, low-fat recipes using wholesome everyday ingredients. Visit HappyHerbivore.com for recipes and updates from Lindsay.

Kidney Bean Bites

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One afternoon I grabbed what I thought was corn from the freezer but later realized it was mixed vegetables. Once they thawed on the counter I knew they weren’t going back in, so I looked …



Banana Ice Cream

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This banana-based ice cream is so easy to make and the number-one reason why I always have frozen bananas in my freezer. Anytime the craving for rich and creamy ice cream hits, make this instead! …



Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos

I’m always looking for ways to slip more vegetables into my diet (particularly at breakfast) and these tacos hit the nail on the head: greens, beans, and sweet potatoes before lunch? I can feel good …



Pumpkin Bean Bars

Low Fat Pumpkin Bean Bars

A wonderful pumpkin bar made with beans and other wholesome ingredients. For a chocolate-pumpkin bean brownie, use ¼ cup cocoa in place of ¼ cup oats. You can also use black beans for the chocolate recipe to …



Tips for Eating Healthfully While Traveling Abroad

Tips for Eating Healthfully While Traveling Abroad

I admit, while I love traveling, I was a little nervous the first time I decided to take a trip abroad after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet. Sure I was an old pro at navigating …



Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls are a popular appetizer in several Asian cuisines: Taiwanese, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese, just to name a few. The fillings often vary with the seasons, which is why you might see them …



Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Cassoulet is a French comfort food —a rich, slow-cooked white bean stew originating from the south of France. I first came across cassoulet at the grocery store in St. Maarten (it was sitting among the …



Cuban Black Bean Soup

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Cuban black bean soup was something I always longed for and missed, until I found a vegetarian version in an old issue of Eating Well. I’ve since adapted that recipe to be vegan and more …



Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner from Happy Herbivore

Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner from Happy Herbivore

Here’s my go-to Thanksgiving menu full of easy, no fuss plant-based recipes. Start with a delicious (only 3 ingredient!) butternut soup, then head to the main event: a “meatloaf” made from pantry staples, with cornbread, …



Sweet Potato Home Fries

Sweet Potato Home Fries

Sometimes you need to shake things up a bit and use sweet potatoes. The inclusion of apple makes these home fries naturally sweet and extra delicious.