Topic: Advice


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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How to Make Fat-Free Crunchy Taco Shells and Mini Taco Bowls from Corn Tortillas Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Video Popular

Happy Nat'l Taco Day! 

Mexican food was one of those things I found a deep love for much later in life. Growing up, I didn't eat a lot of Mexican cuisine, except for bean burritos at Taco Bell during high school. (All the cool kids skipped their lunch hour to go to Taco Bell, didn't you know ;) lol).

I'm pretty sure I never had chips and salsa, guacamole, or fajitas until I met my husband ...

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When New "Diet" Books and Articles Come Out Against Vegan/Plant-Based, Look at the Author/Source Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

At least once a day, I'll get an email asking for my opinion about a "diet" book or "news" story that seems to go against what I preach (eating a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet). 

For example: 

Hi Lindsay, I would like your opinion on this book a friend recommended. Seems to go against everything you say about diet. 

Or someone will ask me to post a formal response to a news story that's bashing ...

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Creating Tofu Scramble Mix, Vegan Queso Dry Mix, & Dry Muffin Mixes from Happy Herbivore Recipes for Easy Prep! Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Here are two fabulous prep ideas from fellow Herbies: creating dry mixes!I love, love, love these ideas!

First Michelle A. made a "Happy Herbivore Queso" dry mix!

She wrote on Happy Herbivore's Facebook, "Premix dry ingredients for the queso from HHA! Makes it easy and quick to make for the family. Just add non-dairy milk, cook, and add the salsa and you're done!" 

[Editorial Note: The HHA version is an improved-upon recipe from the Quick Queso ...

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To Freeze or Not to Freeze? HH Recipes That Freeze Well (or not so much) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice FAQ

A couple of months ago, I asked the Herbies on Facebook to let me know what HH blog, meal plan, and cookbook recipes they had successfully frozen (or not — so we don't all do it!). Freezing foods is a great way to save time during the busy school year (if you have little Herbies at home) or for general bulk cooking and saving leftovers past their usual prime all year round. 


First of all, I have to ...

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