Topic: FAQ


There Is No Such Thing as "Healthy Oils" Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

Anytime I rail on oil, people seemed so surprised — not that I don't use oil but that I firmly believe that all oils are unhealthy.

Since this is a topic I get asked about often, I figured I'd put it all here, in a nicely wrapped blog entry, for anyone who was ever curious why I don't use any oils in my recipes.

The short and sweet answer is: oil is a highly processed junk food full ...

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Kitchen Confidential: Tips on how to be an awesome home cook. Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

Yes, I know, I'm blatantly hijacking the title of Anthony Bourdain's book, which is kind of funny, considering how he feels about vegans... but it's quite applicable for today's post! 

Late last week, a Herbie posted a stunning pic of the "Cheater Pad Thai" from the cookbook on HH's Facebook page, and in the comments underneath it, asked if I had any tips for how to make frozen veggies taste fresh and crisp, not soggy.

Before ...

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Vegan Paleo Diet Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

My review of the Four Hour Body sparked an interesting discussion about the Paleo diet on Twitter and Facebook--particularly about whether vegans can follow this diet (and I believe they can).

As a disclaimer, I am not supporting or encouraging the Paleo diet (even in a vegan form), but I wanted to provide information for individuals, who after doing their own research, have decided a vegan-paleo diet is best for them.

The Paleo diet, if you are unfamiliar, is an ...

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10 Things Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

For today's Top 10 Tuesday, I'm doing 10 Things You Didn't Know About Me (or maybe you do!)

(1) I'm adopted, yet strangers frequently stop me when with I'm with either parent to say how much I look like them. I also, apparently, look so much like my sister (also adopted) that my husband, and our mother, wrongly identified who was who in this photo. Lets see how you fare:

(2) I am a chronic ...

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What to feed omni's Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

A frequent question I get from readers is, "What can I take to a potluck?" or "What can I feed my tofu-fearing parents?"

I remember the first time I had my parents over for dinner after I'd gone vegan. I was a nervous wreck all day and my mother later admitted that she almost bailed on the car ride over -- What if it was terrible?! What would she do? Try to gag it down!? Could she avoid this situation ...

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