Top Vegan Cookbooks

Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker

Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker by Robin Robertson200 Ultra-Convenient, Super-Tasty, Completely Animal-Free Recipes

Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker provides practical guidance on how to work with different models of slow-cookers, taking into account the sizes of various machines, the variety of settings they offer, and the quirks and personalities of each device.

She addresses any lingering skepticism readers may have about whether slow-cookers can have delicious, meat-free applications, and she shows how to take into account the water content of vegetables and the absorptive qualities of grains when vegan slow-cooking.

Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker includes eleven recipe chapters, four of which focus on main courses. There are homey and comforting foods in the American and European style, such as a Rustic Pot Pie Topped with Chive Biscuits and a Ziti with Mushroom and Bell Pepper Ragu, and there are lots of East Asian, South and Southeast Asian, and Mexican/Latin dishes, too.

Beyond the mains, there are chapters devoted to snacks and appetizers, desserts, breads and breakfasts, and even one on drinks. The many soy-free and gluten-free recipes are clearly identified. Altogether, the collection offers readers loads of ways to expand their vegan repertoire and to get maximum value from their investment in a slow-cooker.

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Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw

Choosing raw by Gena HamshawMaking Raw Foods a Part of the Way You Eat

After her health journey led her to a plant-based diet, Gena Hamshaw started a blog for readers of all dietary stripes looking for a common–sense approach to healthy eating and fuss–free recipes. Choosing Raw, the book, does in an in depth manner what the blog has done for hundreds of thousands of readers: addresses the questions and concerns for any newcomer to veganism; makes a plant–based diet with many raw options feel easy instead of intimidating; provides a starter kit of delicious recipes; and offers a mainstream, scientifically sound perspective on healthy living. more→

Vegan a la Mode by Hannah Kaminsky

Vegan a la Mode by Hannah KaminskyMore Than 100 Frozen Treats for Every Day of the Year

Ice cream, ice cream, everywhere, and not a drop of dairy to be found! Who knew that making frozen treats was so easy, or so much fun? With Vegan a la Mode (Skyhorse Publishing), you can recreate classic ice cream parlor treats as well as innovative new flavor combinations.

Hannah Kaminsky has developed an international following for her delicious vegan recipes and mouthwatering food photography. Now, she shares some of her newest ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet recipes. Learn how to make everything from simply delicious French Vanilla to seriously decadent Peanut Butter Bombshell, and many others, including: more→

Thug Kitchen

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The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular website to inspire people to eatsome goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food.

Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t.) Plus they’re going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget. more→

The Oh She Glows Cookbook

The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela LiddonHere is The Oh She Glows Cookbook, the companion to the wildly popular blog. After a decade of struggling with an eating disorder and subsisting on diet, low-calorie processed foods, Angela Liddon vowed to get healthy once and for all. Done with feeling sick and tired, she threw out her fat-free butter spray and low-calorie frozen dinners.

Instead, Angela embraced whole foods that made her glow from the inside out. But first, she had to learn to cook and eat right. Angela started a blog, Oh She Glows, to spread the word about her journey to health and the powerful transformation that food can make in our lives. Almost overnight, her energy and authenticity attracted readers eager to create their own positive life changes.  more→

Vegan Express by Nava Atlas

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160 Fast, Easy, & Tasty Plant-Based Recipes
by Nava Atlas

Here’s a collection of easy, healthy, and fast vegan recipes by Nava Atlas, author of many bestselling vegetarian and vegan cookbooks.

This updated edition features lots of new photos of the finished recipes — more than 160 uncomplicated plant-based delights. Busy cooks will love dishes that promise to get tasty, healthful meals on the table every day, offering many answers to that eternal question, “what’s for dinner?” more→

Artisan Vegan Cheese by Miyoko Schinner

Artisan Vegan CheeseFrom Everyday to Gourmet

Restaurateur and vegan food expert Miyoko Schinner shares her secrets for making homemade nondairy cheeses that retain all the complexity and sharpness of their dairy counterparts while incorporating nutritious nuts and plant-based milks. In Artisan Vegan Cheese, Miyoko shows how to tease artisan flavors out of unique combinations of ingredients, such as rejuvelac and nondairy yogurt, with minimal effort. The process of culturing and aging the ingredients produces delectable vegan cheeses with a range of consistencies from soft and creamy to firm. more→

Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons

vegan soups and hearty stews for all seasons by nava atlasIn this completely revised and updated edition of Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons, Nava Atlas ladles out more than 120 satisfying, imaginative soups and stews—including 20 new recipes. Arranged in seasonal chapters, these bountiful bowlfuls are now completely vegan. Low in fat and rich in flavor, these soups and stews highlight the best of each season’s produce.
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The Vegetarian Family Cookbook

Vegetarian Family Cookbook by Nava AtlasFeaturing more than 275 recipes for quick breakfasts, healthy snacks and lunches, classic comfort foods, hearty main dishes, wholesome baked goods and more—with vegan options thoughout

This definitive volume features more than 275 recipes and simple ideas for quick breakfasts, healthy snacks and lunches, classic comfort foods, hearty main dishes, wholesome baked goods, and more — with vegan options throughout.
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The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet

Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet by Nava Atlas250 Simple Recipes and Dozens of Healthy Menus for Eating Well Every Day

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This bountiful collection of recipes goes beyond “quick and easy” by showing the busy cook how to keep meal preparation simple. Focusing on whole foods and fresh produce, great meals are pared down to the essential. With this book on hand, take-out will be far less tempting! more→

Vegetariana by Nava Atlas

When Vegetariana: A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore, and Recipes was first published in 1984, Publisher’s Weekly predicted that “this book should prove itself a classic.” And it has. Now back in print with its original cover art, Vegetariana is here for a new generation to enjoy.

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Praise for the original edition:

A one-woman masterpiece celebrating vegetarianism, it’s an offbeat, lighthearted look at the lore of vegetarian foods, well as a compilation of good, appetizing recipes. — Detroit News

A treasure. Atlas’s historical journeys are whimsical and memorable. Good, simple recipes, enough to form an entire repertoire of healthy, ethnic cuisine. — Vegetarian Times

Aside from the great recipes, this charming cookbook provides an overview of vegetarianism. — Glamour magazine

A cookbook that is as much a pleasure to look at as it is to cook from. — Washington Jewish Week

 

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