#Review: Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings

21413937Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings: Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Your Healthiest Celebrations and Special Occasions by Lindsay S. Nixon

Published: November 4th 2014
: BenBella Books
Paperback: 224 pages
Genre: Vegan/Vegetarian, Cookbook
Source: Thanks to Netgalley and BenBella Books
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Bestselling vegan author Lindsay S. Nixon brings “healthy” and “holidays” together in her new book, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings, filled with easy recipes that celebrate and define our favorite occasions throughout the year. Whether you’re planning an elaborate Thanksgiving, a no-fuss dazzling New Year’s Eve party, an omnivore-approved potluck for Super Bowl Sunday, or a lazy Sunday brunch with friends, this is the only cookbook you’ll need. Including more than 130 recipes with new and old favorites, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings guarantees you’ll have a healthy, festive, deliciously memorable meal—whatever you’re celebrating!” – Goodreads

My Thoughts:

What a book! Gorgeous photographs and recipes for every holiday and gathering there is. From Halloween to Mardi Gras! The recipes are interesting, and delicious. And the best part, the recipes are nice and short and easy.

There are tons of recipes I still want to try and I’ll keep this book close! Here is a taste of the recipes in this book:

  • Creamy Polenta
  • Fudge Dip
  • Hot Chocolate Muffins
  • Lemon-Rosemary Meatballs
    Portobello Pot Roast
  • Tofu Quiche
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

Favorite Recipes:

Chocolate Shake

I always need new Smoothie ideas, especially green smoothie ideas! And this was green and chocolaty. Changed the way I view smoothie making. Will be making this one again! There are also other smoothies in this book that look like real winners. Will have to make them asap!


Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have never made cookies in my life and when I saw this recipe I though it looked do-able. I was right. It was easy and super quick to make! I was not disappointed and my husband loved them as well. I will definitely be making these again, especially for a late night snack as they are so easy to make!


This got a 9/10 from me.



  • I’m always looking for great Vegetarian recipes that might tempt my carnivore of a husband!

    • Sugar & Snark

      Then this book is just the thing! And I love how it is party/gathering themed!