Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great

Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great

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By (author) Lindsay S. Nixon

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  • Publisher: BENBELLA BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 226mm x 15mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 19 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Dallas
  • ISBN 10: 1937856976
  • ISBN 13: 9781937856977
  • Illustrations note: Color photos throughout
  • Sales rank: 34,284

Product description

With easy, no-fuss recipes, the bestselling Happy Herbivore cookbooks show how easy, affordable, and delicious eating healthy can be. Now, in her latest cookbook, Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon provides recipes that put a special emphasis on weight-loss and a set of exercises that, like her recipes, are quick, easy, and produce great results. Like all Happy Herbivore cookbooks, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean contains filling, flavorful, plant-based recipes that take 30 minutes or less to prepare. But this time, Nixon takes healthy to an all-new level, with low-calorie, satisfying meals that will help you achieve your weight-loss goals--and without deprivation. True to its title, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean also includes "recipes" for your body with basic workouts, plus tips and tricks that will inspire you to move more for a trimmer, more-toned you. As always, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean recipes are free from oils, processed foods, and diet chemicals such as artificial sweeteners. Happy Herbivore Light & Lean keeps it healthy, keeps it simple, and keeps it delicious.

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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 100,000 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.

Customer reviews

By Michelle Haigh 13 Apr 2014 5

Love this book. Makes it easy to whip up something quick and healthy. I have prepared quite a few of the meals and I'm still going. That's the hallmark of a great cookbook......you actually go through and cook the majority of the recipes! The colored photos are terrific. A cookbook must have photos!

By Terri 03 Dec 2013 5

I love the Happy Herbivore cookbooks and Lindsay Nixon's recipes have become family favourites. They are tasty and quick to prepare, and unlike many American vegan cookbooks the ingredients are easy to find if you have a large supermarket and well-stocked health food store nearby. (The only exception might be white whole wheat flour, called for in a few of the baking recipes, but you can substitute wholemeal plain flour with very good results.)

I've had this cookbook just a few days and the recipes we've tried so far have all been delicious:

Pumpkin Pancakes - a hit even with my 10 year old who doesn't think she likes pumpkin
Tofu Scramble - my husband doesn't really like tofu but he loves this!
Chocolate Chip Muffins - easy and very scrummy
Taco Burgers - delicious! If you can't find taco seasoning, use some chilli powder blend instead
Italian Bowl - easy, tasty and filling
Thai Green Curry - fast, healthy and delicious

I have been following a plant-based, whole foods vegan diet like the one Lindsay advocates for almost two years and in that time I have lost a stone and a half effortlessly and kept it off, reversed some minor health conditions and feel more energetic than ever. I'm not sure if I would have been able to do this without the Happy Herbivore cookbooks. Although I have other similar cookbooks and have found many no-oil vegan recipes online, the recipes have not been as reliable and delicious as Lindsay's. I'm sure this book is going to be very well used in our house!

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"Lindsay Nixon knocks it out of the park with Happy Herbivore Light & Lean. Eat these delicious recipes, start engaging in these low-impact exercises, and watch a health kingdom emerge from within." --Rip Esselstyn New York Times bestselling author of My Beef with Meat "Lindsay Nixon now is a household name in developing cookbooks that have the kind of recipes...that are healthful, tasty, and easy to prepare. Here's another that you need for your collection." --T. Colin Campbell, coauthor of The China Study and the New York Times bestselling Whole, and Karen Campbell "Happy Herbivore Light & Lean provides inventive, easy-to-make recipes and sensible do-it-yourself exercises, to get you on the road to excellent health." --Brian Wendel, executive producer, Forks Over Knives "No comment can truly capture the totality of Lindsay's magic in the kitchen! Once again, in Happy Herbivore Light & Lean, she creatively proves that plant-based eating is not only delicious but also low-calorie and so satisfying." --Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, and Ann Crile Esselstyn "Happy Herbivore Light & Lean is a wonderful book full of simple, delicious meals to get you started on a healthy vegan diet. Lindsay not only provides a wealth of creative plant-based recipes but also gives great tips to help you lose weight, gain energy, and feel fantastic. I invite everyone to read this excellent new book and get started on your journey to health." --Neal Barnard, M.D., Founder and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine "I am thrilled to discover in her new cookbook what many of you have known for a while -- that girl can cook!" --Del Sroufe, author of Better Than Vegan and Forks Over Knives -- The Cookbook "Lindsay Nixon has done it again! Another fantastic cookbook filled with easy, delicious, low-fat vegan recipes that everyone will love." --John and Mary McDougall, bestselling authors and founders of the McDougall Program