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Happy Herbivore Abroad: A Travelogue and Over 135 Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes from Around the World Paperback – December 4, 2012
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Neal Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
In Happy Herbivore Abroad, Lindsay shows there are truly no limits to plant-based eating. She has collected the most iconic recipes from around the world and made them completely accessible, absolutely delicious, and plant perfect.”
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., New York Times Bestselling Author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
Lindsay's latest cookbook takes you around the world on a culinary plant-strong adventure!”
Rip Esselstyn, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Engine 2 Diet
The latest in the Happy Herbivore series captures tasty cuisine from around the world and brings it to the table in a way that is both healthy and easy-to-prepare.”
Brian Wendel, Executive Producer, Forks Over Knives
Lindsay has provided easy to prepare recipes with readily available ingredients in this worldly view of eating and enjoying a low-fat tasty vegan diet (McDougall-style). We recommend you add the abroad’ edition to your Happy Herbivore book collection.”
John and Mary McDougall, The McDougall Program
Lindsay is on a roll! Her third book, Happy Herbivore Abroad, is a culinary treasure with stellar recipes from around the world.”
Mark Reinfeld, Executive Chef of VeganFusion.com and Award-Winning Author of The 30-Minute Vegan series
Lindsay Nixon is one of the few plant-based chefs that writes cookbooks that meet all of my criteriaher recipes are plant-based, low-fat, easy-to-make, inexpensive, and, very important, delicious!”
Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D., Executive Director of The Wellness Forum
This book makes food as thrilling as traveling!”
Jane Esselstyn, R.N.
Happy Herbivore Abroad takes the mystery out of international flavors and brings delectable, low-fat, budget-friendly food, with incredibly accessible ingredients, from around the world to your kitchen table.”
Alicia C. Simpson, Author of Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food
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Happy Herbivore Abroad is Lindsay's best yet! First off, it is pleasing enough to the eye to leave out on your coffee table. Second off, it is fun to read and navigate through the beautiful photos and learn about her travels...get to know what she is really all about. As for the recipes and getting down to what matters most....the recipes,so far, are winners! Hands down this book is a keeper, yet another HH book to keep right where I can reach it. I have made the Cuban Black Bean soup; the Tabbouleh; and the Insalata Fantasia-oh and the Cranberry Bread:-) I am being honest when I say they all get 2 thumbs up from me. I can't hardly wait to hit up every recipe is this Abroad book. Just get it! If you are a a vegetarian, a "Meatless Monday" person, a new vegan, a lifetime vegan.....this has it going on! It's great for the collection:) You won't regret it.
Lindsay is the Rachel Ray for vegans! Love her; she has evolved over the years, and this book proves it!
So, I would never discourage one from buying this book, but if you are considering which to get, I hope this review might shed some light. If you are on strict Esslytn heart disease reversal diet, get this one. If you are an average joe easing into a plant based diet, get HH and/or EHH. Or if you don't have a budget, buy all 3!
Why four instead of five stars? Well this book contains 125 recipes as opposed to the 175 each in the previous two releases. And the recipes are mostly good but not exceptional. I will say that if you want a quick, low fat book of recipes, this is great. But if you don't have the first two of her books, those are much more solid recipe books. And many pages in this are dedicated to photos of the places Lindsay traveled to. There are a few recipe repeats, but they don't count towards the 125. And unlike a few other vegan cookbooks which I tore apart in my reviews, this one actually has the bulk dedicated to dishes. (One that I reviewed - not any of Nixon's - had at least half of the recipes for spices, rubs, dressings, condiments, frosting, glazes, and such... At least half!)
There is also a section of 'American' recipes in the back. Not a big deal (and it does state that on the back cover), but with 125 recipes, I would have preferred a few more recipes from other countries. Japan could have been a great source of recipes since they have an active Buddhist culture (vegetarian and vegan) around Kyoto and many restaurants cater to the vegetarian and vegan.Read more ›
I bought Everyday Happy Herbivore a while back, made a couple recipes (which were very good) and then let it to sit for awhile...I started following Lindsey on Facebook and was constantly seeing people post about this dish and that dish that they made from Happy Herbivore Abroad (aka HHA).
I decided to get a sample of the book (Kindle) to see what type of recipes were in there. Normally you don't get an actual recipe in the sample, but in HHA, there were like 4! My husband and I made one of the recipes and were hooked! I downloaded the book the next day and have since been trying as many recipes as possible!
My family is German, and I grew up eating yummy (albeit meat-filled) German food. When I saw the goulash recipe in HHA, I thought, "there's no way..." Goulash is a Hungarian recipe, but many German's make and eat it too. It's not what many American's think of goulash as (over egg noodles), but rather a beef stew of sorts with caraway and marjoram. When I was little, my mom worked as a waitress at a German restaraunt part time, and the owner/chef use to bring me huge bowls of the goulash...I LOVED it. A few years later the place closed and I hadn't had the goulash until a few years ago. When I self taught myself to cook, I knew that I had to figure out the recipe...with quite a bit of trial and error, I finally was able to recreate it. When I went veg, I was sad that I wouldn't be able to have my beloved goulash anymore. I decided to try HHA's recipe. I modified it ever so slightly (I replaced the red wine vinegar with red wine) and used the optional caraway suggestion.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have all of her cookbooks and this one is my favorite. This whole line is the best. I have a host of food allergies and these books have been heaven sent.Published 2 months ago by Mama Neal
great variety of interesting recipes, with easy to find ingredients.Published 3 months ago by SHELLEY WARNICK
My favorite cookbook. I use it all the time. Quick and easy recipes. I just LOVE LOVE LOVE this cookbook.Published 4 months ago by Ellen Green
Not only a great cookbook with easy to prepare recipes, but great pictures of Europe throughout. The recipes are also labeled as to what type of dish they are ... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Linda F
Great book - made something the very day I received it. My kids even love it - they picked out a 1/2 dozen recipes to try within minutes of opening the book.Published 7 months ago by vjs
I love this because it takes me outside my box, without being too weird or requiring ingredients I've never heard of. Some, I don't have on hand. Bur most are common. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bunches McGuinty
Great cookbook for vegan or vegetarians! Has a lot of really easy and yummy recipes. Some recipes are kind of bland so I would add more seasoning, but overall I really liked it.Published 9 months ago by S&K Reviews
Yes, Another of Linday's books. This one is great as well, but really is sectioned nicely with the different areas and Love the drink selection!!!Published 11 months ago by Monica zumFelde