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Plant Power by Nava Atlas

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Plant Power: Transform Your Kitchen, Plate, and Life with More than 150 Fresh and Flavorful Vegan Recipes by Nava Atlas

Acclaimed and bestselling vegan author and creator of, Nava Atlas, delivers a beautiful must-have guide to transform your kitchen, plate, and life with the best nature has to offer, with more than 150 delicious and versatile plant-based recipes for every day of the year.

Eating vegan doesn’t have to be about sacrifice and substitutions. With Plant Power, Nava Atlas celebrates the bounty of natural foods and teaches everyone—from committed vegans to those who just want more plants in their diet—how to implement a plant-based approach to their lives—easily, practically, and joyfully, every day.


Plant Power by Nava Atlas

Illustrated with 75 gorgeous color photographs (by Hannah Kaminsky) throughout, Plant Power focuses on the basics, from setting up a plant-powered pantry and fridge to choosing the best fresh foods for each season and streamlining daily meal preparation. Whether it’s a stir-fry using leftover veggies in the crisper, a fajita dinner to please different taste buds, yummy hummus wraps, or a pot of chili to savor on a cold winter evening, Plant Power takes the challenge out of meal-planning and makes it fun. Each of the fresh and flavor-packed recipes is easy to make and customizable, with tips on variations from turning up the heat and mixing up ingredients, to kid-friendly, gluten-free, and seasonal options.

“Knowing Nava Atlas through this beautiful and practical book is like having a best friend who can cook. She understands natural foods and demystifies them completely. She welcomes you to the amazing world of plant-based dining, whether you’re a bit veg-curious or a full-fledged vegan. And she ensures that you’ll dine divinely, whether you love being in the kitchen or simply need to make dinner in, ideally, no time.”

Victoria Moran, author of Main Street Vegan 

Plant Power is an absolute triumph. Nava totally demystifies “how to be vegan”, offering a comprehensive guide that is practical and accessible. Full of mouth-watering, flexible, and easy recipes that serve as a foundation to inspire the home cook, this is the book I will give to anybody wanting to embark on a plant-based lifestyle.

Tess Masters, author of The Blender Girl

Plant Power brings the essentials of a plant-based diet into your life — and on to your plate! There’s never been a better time to eat vegan, and Nava Atlas is your culinary guide. With her expertise and food finesse, you will transition into this healthy and compassionate diet with ease… savoring every scrumptious bite along the way!

Dreena Burton, author of Let Them Eat Vegan!

Plant Power is sure to become an instant classic! Nava has given us a vegan roadmap that’s comprehensive in scope, but easy to use. The outstanding recipes and tips are sure to inspire, and the gorgeous photo will whet your appetite for great plant-based food.

Fran Costigan, author of Vegan Chocolate

Nava Atlas’s Plant Power is a must have for every kitchen in America! From comprehensive nutrition facts, shopping tips, meal planning, myths about vegan diets, stunning food photos by Hannah Kaminsky and of course scrumptious, healthy and innovative recipes from one of the world’s most loved vegan cookbook authors, Plant Power will be your “go-to” cookbook for years to come.

Laura Theodore, host of the popular plant-based PBS cooking series, Jazzy Vegetarian and author of of Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites

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