An authoritative resource on making delicious, healthy vegan-friendly meals Veganism is a lifestyle abstaining from the consumption of meat, poultry, dairy products, eggs, and all foods originating from animals. The perfect companion to Living Vegan For Dummies, Vegan Cooking For Dummies provides vegans, and those thinking about becoming vegan, with more than 100 healthy and hearty vegan recipes. Features vegan recipes including entrees, appetizers, desserts, sweet treats, snacks, and lunchbox fare An 8-page insert showcases full-color photos of many of the book's recipes Offers parents a helping hand in making vegan-friendly dishes for their whole family Vegan Cooking For Dummies is a great way to maintain a healthy, balanced vegan diet!
Introduction 1 Part I: The Lowdown on Vegan Cooking and Eating 7 Chapter 1: Vegan Eating Defined 9 Chapter 2: Vegan Nutrition from Soup to Nuts 19 Part II: Vegan Chef Strategies 33 Chapter 3: The Vegan Pantry Deconstructed 35 Chapter 4: The Right Tool for the Job 55 Chapter 5: Focusing On the Principles of Vegan Cooking 65 Chapter 6: Stocking Up: Savvy Shopping Strategies 87 Part III: The Good Stuff: Vegan Recipes 99 Chapter 7: Getting a Vegan Jump on Your Day with Breakfast 101 Chapter 8: Bodacious Beverages 117 Chapter 9: Crafting Creative Condiments 129 Chapter 10: Dips, Sauces, and Spreads 143 Chapter 11: Savoring Snacks and Appetizers 163 Chapter 12: Breaking Bread 179 Chapter 13: Salacious Salads 197 Chapter 14: Soups and Stews 219 Chapter 15: Sitting Down to Sandwiches and Lunch Wraps 241 Chapter 16: Enticing Entrees 255 Chapter 17: Scintillating Sides 277 Chapter 18: Devouring Delicious Desserts 303 Chapter 19: Mighty Menus: Planning Out Your Vegan Week 331 Part IV: The Part of Tens 337 Chapter 20: Ten (Plus One) Emergency Snacks for Desperate Vegans 339 Chapter 21: Ten Quick and Almost-Homemade Vegan Meals 343 Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 347 Index 351
Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP, is a professionally trained vegan chef and a board certified holistic health counselor. A vegan since 2000, she has appeared on several television shows and was featured in the award-winning documentary Super Size Me.
An authoritative resource on making delicious, healthy vegan meals and dishes Veganism is more than just not consuming and using animal–derived foods and products. It's about changingyour lifestyle — whether for better health or as a personalstatement. The perfect companion to Living Vegan For Dummies, this ultimate cookbook gives you more than 160 healthy and hearty vegan recipes for every meal of the day. Move over, meat — discover the benefits of avoiding animal products and get the know-how to safely and confidently make the switch to a vegan lifestyle Put on your chef's hat — find out how to shop for vegan ingredients, adapt your old recipes, and set up a vegan-friendly kitchen Start cookin' — get more than 160 recipes for everything from everyday lunches and snacks to special occasions and holidays Make it fun — learn simple tricks to entice family and friends to enjoy healthy foods right along with you Open the book and find: What it means to be vegan Where to get the nutrition you need The whole truth about whole grains Tools and ingredients to stock a vegan kitchen Savvy shopping strategies New takes on old favorites How to avoid common hidden animal products Meal-planning tips How to whip up vegan condiments, including ketchup, BBQ sauce, and tartar sauce