Topic: Advice


Don't Try to Be Perfect, Just Eat Plants and Let Your Body Do the Math (excerpt from WHOLE by Dr. Campbell) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Almost daily I receive emails asking me questions like -- how many grams of protein do I need? How many cups of greens do I need to eat? Is 1 cup of almond milk a day too much? And so forth.

Here's the beauty of the plant-based diet: You don't need to worry about it!

Just eat plants and your body will do the 'math' for you.

(As for protein, you know I have to say it: You could ...

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How to Cook & Prep Collard Greens 101 (Video!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Video Advice

Another quick video teaser leading up to the Happy Herbivore Cooking Show! (deets of the show here).

I'm still in the filming stages of the new show but in the meantime I've been plowing through all the old videos I taped last winter. :) 


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Here's the latest: how to prep and cook collard greens! 

Here's a list of HH recipes that utilize collards: 

Gingered Collard Greens — EHH, page 219

Rainbow Greens — EHH ...
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The Brands I Personally Use + BREAKING NEWS! See inside my new book! Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Breaking News!You can now "look inside" my upcoming book on Amazon!

Check out the Table of Contents, index,my most personal memoir story (I'm baring my soul! -- there are many in the book but the big one is in the free preview), plus a few sample recipes and pics!

Woot!

By the way, if you've already pre-ordered, you can snag 14 recipes + 1 of the workouts now. Here are the deets.

Now on to our regularly scheduled ...

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Defining "Processed" — What is a "Processed" Food? What to Consider When Deciding if a Food is "Processed" or Still "Healthy" (How to Navigate Premade Foods). Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Popular

I've been getting a lot of emails asking for an explanation of the term "processed" — what is a processed food exactly? Is X food more processed than Y food? Is Z food processed? 

Here's an example of a recent email:

My sister contends that both wine and oils are processed, so is wine not okay as oil is not okay? Any suggestions?


Anything that isn't a whole food is technically processed. For example, applesauce is ...

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The Evolution of Perfected Fat-Free, Whole-Wheat Vegan Biscuits (Recipe) + How-To Video Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe Video Advice

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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