A born food-lover, raised in California on Òthe best Mexican food in the countryÓ and her father's Òtraditional Southern soul food,Ó Alicia C. Simpson couldn't imagine giving up her favorite dishes to become vegan. Animal-free food might be healthier, but could it match the tastes of homeÑlike fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, or a bowl of chili? Three years after Alicia took the vegan plunge, Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food answers that question with a resounding Òyes!Ó Here is the essential cookbook for any of America's more than 6 million vegans who miss the down-home tastes they remember (or want to try), or for vegetarians and even meat-eaters who want to add more plant-based foods to their diets, but don't know where to start. Comfort-seeking cooks will find: Easy-to-prepare, animal-free versions of classics like Spicy Buffalo Bites, Ultimate Nachos, Baked Ziti and more 65 delicious combinations for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with flavors from around the world, like ÒChinese Take-InÓ or ÒTijuana TorpedoÓ Everything you need to know to start your vegan pantry, and why being vegan is easier, less expensive, and more delicious than you might think. With spirit and style, Alicia shows just how easyÑyes, and comfortingÑvegan food can be.
Author: Julie Hasson
Finally, a collection of recipes that provides guilt-free comfort-food indulgence for vegans everywhere. With 125 recipes and more than 30 food photos, author Julie Hasson aims to introduce plant-based diner fare both savory and sweet. This new vegan classic covers breakfast, lunch, and supper from the diner-gone-vegan! From pancakes, waffles, and luscious muffins to scrambles, faux Benedicts, and homemade sausage, this vegan cookbook has breakfast sizzling. Traditional lunches get a healthy new lease through clubs, open-faced sandwiches, soups, and pastas. Even filling casseroles, comforting mac-and-cheese, and slow-cooked stews are deliciously reinterpreted, followed by desserts ranging from shakes to creamy cheesecakes.
A fun and irreverent take on vegan comfort food that's saucy, sweet, sassy, and most definitely deep-fried, from YouTube sensation Lauren Toyota of Hot for Food. In this bold collection of more than 100 recipes, the world of comfort food and vegan cooking collide as Lauren Toyota shares her favorite recipes and creative ways to make Philly cheesesteak, fried chicken, and mac 'n' cheese, all with simple vegan ingredients. Never one to hold back, Lauren piles plates high with cheese sauce, ranch, bacon, and barbecue sauce, all while sharing personal stories and tips in her engaging and hilarious voice. The result is indulgent, craveworthy food - like Southern Fried Cauliflower, The Best Vegan Ramen, and Raspberry Funfetti Pop Tarts - made for sharing with friends at weeknight dinners, weekend brunches, and beyond.
From the author of the bestselling 15 Minute Vegan comes 15 Minute Vegan: Comfort Food. The book shatters the notion that vegan food is cold and soulless by showing you how to create inspired comfort foods, whether you're vegan or not. Vegan cookery expert Katy Beskow celebrates cooking for pleasure, soul and enjoyment, without having to spend hours in the kitchen. Using ingredients readily available in supermarkets, Katy’s easy recipes and instructions will have you making delicious, nutritious meals time after time. The book explores how a mindful cooking process is as comforting as the final dish, even when you have just 15 minutes to spare, and offers 100 recipes across five chapters: comfort classics (chocolate chilli, moussaka bowls); sides & bites (sweetcorn fritters, speedy samosas); social sharing (mushroom bourguignon, garden biryani); solo recipes (spicy falafel burger, cashew chow mein); and sweet comforts (cherry pot pies, jam sponge pudding).
Vegan Eats World
Author: Terry Hope Romero
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
What If the World Was Vegan? The true building blocks of cuisines across the planet are the spices, herbs, and grains—from basmati rice to buckwheat, coconut to caraway seeds. Apply those flavors to vegan staples such as seitan, or tofu and even straight-up vegetables, and the possibilities? If not endless, pretty darned expansive. So what if the world was vegan? Your own cooking is the answer to that question; fire up the stove and make a green curry, simmer a seitan date tagine stew, or hold a freshly made corn tortilla piled high with chile-braised jackfruit in your hand. Chart your course in the great, growing map of vegan food history. Award-winning chef, author of Veganomicon, and author of Viva Vegan Terry Hope Romero continues the vegan food revolution with more than 300 bold, delicious recipes based on international favorites. With chapters devoted to essential basics such as Spice Blends; The Three Protein Amigos; and Pickles, Chutneys & Saucier Sauces, you can make everything from salads to curries, dumplings and desserts. Vegan Eats World will help you map your way through a culinary world tour, whether you want to create a piergoi party or Thai feast, easy Indian chaat lunch or Your International House of Dinner Crepes.
The Edgy Veg
Author: Candice Hutchings, James Aita
Publisher: Robert Rose
Two vegans in a world of quinoa and kale that refuse to go with the grain. Who says one must give up an insatiable need for comfort food just to eat better, to save animals and the planet? The Edgy Veg, the YouTube sensation (200,000 subscribers and counting, not to mention 630,000+ views per month) are on a culinary journey to revolutionize vegan food as we know it. Tired of traditional plant-based diets filled with salads and smoothies that just feels, well, tired, Candice and James set out on a culinary mission to re-purpose familiar favorites, by recreating childhood and adult cravings for folks with sophisticated palettes and food-nerd obsessions. Every single recipe can be enjoyed by vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike -- they're all tested by James Aita, a former meat and cheese loving guy, and also tirelessly tested on friends and family. These dishes taste fabulous. The Edgy Veg has 100 amazing recipes to meet and exceed the need for stick-to-your-ribs/don't even miss the meat, comfort dishes. Those take-out pangs will be banished once and for all with Perfectly Pleasing Pesto Pizza. With General Tso's Chicken or Buffalo Cauliflower Wings, entertaining for even the most hard-core carnivores is a snap. One taste of Spaghetti and Neat Balls, Bro, or Infamous Edgy Veg Fried Chicken or The Mac Daddy will easily convince all. To quench a thirst or sweet tooth, Mean Green Ginger Machine, Grade Eh Caesar and swoon-worthy Death by Chocolate Mousse is perfect. Goodbye to dairy, milk, eggs and tired tofu and hello to tasty tacos, perfect pizza and deluxe burgers. Cake, burgers and fries are here too!
Author: Gaz Oakley
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
Tempted to try your hand at vegan food but don't know where to start? Or even just to make meat-free Monday a regular thing? Long gone are the days of vegan food being dull and worthy: Vegan 100 is bold, vibrant and gorgeous. Going vegan was the best decision Gaz Oakley ever made. Gaz, aka Avant-Garde Vegan, was once a meat eater and often didn't feel well. Overnight, he decided to go vegan for the health benefits, for his love of animals and to do his part in looking after the planet. He found that, as a trained chef, it was surprisingly easy to get big tastes and colours into vegan dishes without compromise, and he also noticed an improvement in the way he felt. The emphasis in Gaz's 100 amazing vegan recipes is first and foremost on FLAVOUR. From Kentucky Fried Chick'n and Fillet "Steak" Wellington to Chocolate Tart and Summer Berry Mousse Cake, it's all incredible-tasting food that just happens to be vegan. Delectable, beautiful and packed with dishes that are good for you, this is like no other vegan cookbook.
Author: Sam Turnbull
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Being vegan doesn’t have to mean living off kale and quinoa, or spending your money on fancy and expensive ingredients. And it definitely doesn’t have to mean feeling limited for choices of what to eat! What if “vegan food” could mean cheesy nachos and pizza, hearty burritos, gooey spinach and artichoke dip, decadent chocolate cake or even crème brûlée? Well, it can. In Fuss-Free Vegan, Sam Turnbull shows you that “vegan” does not equal unappetizing dishes, complicated steps, ingredients you have never heard of, or even food that tastes healthy. Instead, she gives you drool-worthy yet utterly fuss-free recipes that will bring everyone together at the table, vegans and non-vegans alike, in a chorus of rave reviews. This is the cookbook Sam wishes she had when she went vegan: one that recreates and veganizes the dishes she loved most in her pre-vegan days, like fluffy pancakes and crispy bacon, cheesy jalapeño poppers and pizza pockets, creamy Caesar salad and macaroni and cheese, rich chocolate brownies and holiday-worthy pumpkin pie, to name just a few. (And there’s no hummus recipe in sight.) Say goodbye to searching endlessly around for that one special ingredient that you can't even pronounce, or cooking dishes that don’t deliver on their promise of yumminess; instead, say hello to ingredients you can pick up at your local grocery store, step-by-step techniques, and Sam’s enthusiastic voice cheering you on throughout this fun, approachable cookbook. With 101 tried-and-tested, one-of-a-kind vegan recipes for every meal, from breakfasts to lunches to dinners, and even snacks, desserts, appetizers and vegan staples, as well as handy menu plans and tips to amp up the recipes and your vegan life, Sam Turnbull and Fuss-Free Vegan are your ultimate guides in the new vegan kitchen.
Author: Robin Robertson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Vegan pantry staples plus enticing recipes in which to use them This is the ultimate DIY pantry book, doing double duty with recipes for vegan staples, plus ideas on how to use them as building blocks in both new and classic recipes. Many cooks prefer to make their own basics rather than buy expensive store versions, which are often loaded with additives and preservatives. These easy recipes make it easy to stock a home pantry. Enjoy milks, cheeses, bacon, burgers, sausages, butter, and vegan Worcestershire sauce in your favorite dishes, and then try delicious recipes using the staples. Sample Bahn Mi, Sausage Biscuits, Meaty-Cheesy Pizza, Milk Shakes, Jambalaya--even Jerky and Lemon Meringue Pie. With more than150 recipes and 50 color photos, this will become an indispensable cookbook for vegans--and everyone else who enjoys animal-free food.
Vegan on the Go
Author: Jérôme Eckmeier, Daniela Lais
Create delicious vegan meals quickly with this handy on-the-go recipe book that makes eating away from home fun and easy. Eat vegan anytime, anywhere with Vegan on the Go. With over 100 nutritious recipes and healthy lunch ideas, your desk lunch will never be sad again. Eat vegan snacks, soups, salads, sandwiches, hearty mains, and desserts with meals created by vegan authors Jérôme Eckmeier and Daniela Lais. Vegan is more than just salads. Try out simple and super-convenient recipes for quinoa chili, soba noodle summer rolls, chia and almond pizza, and vegan hot dogs. Plus, satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious vegan desserts, including fruity macadamia nut cream, and chocolate mini cakes. Vegan on the Go arms you with a list of ingredients to stock in your kitchen so that you can prepare and pack meals easily. With transportation tips and tricks, your meals will stay fresh and they won't get soggy. Know exactly how long prep and cook time will take to make each meal, and the clear photographs show off exactly what the final product should look like. A little preparation goes a long way to creating amazing and vibrant vegan meals. Eat your fill with Vegan on the Go.
Say goodbye to dry, boring and overly processed and hello to easy, fun and delicious veggie burgers and burritos from Sophia DeSantis. These next level veggie burgers and burritos are approachable for any chef, and Sophia’s mind blowing flavor combinations are unlike any other you’ve ever had. All burgers and burritos are plant-based, gluten-free and refined-sugar free, and feature real, whole food ingredients, as well as side dish and sauce pairings. Excite your tastebuds and feel satisfied and nourished with the unique and internationally inspired combinations that bring to together flavors even meat eaters will enjoy. Recipes include Smoky Hawaiian, Tangy Black Bean and Chiles and Curry burgers to burritos like Crispy Cauliflower “Fish”, Greek Orzo and Thai Burritos. Sophia also includes notes on how to make some of the more exotic burgers and burritos accessible for kids and babies, and sauces like Sriracha Mayo and her coveted vegan sour cream recipe that she’s been perfecting for years. This book features 75 delicious recipes and 75 mouth-watering photos.
Spanish food is all about making the most of the best local produce. It conjures up many associations ̶ friends eating and laughing together, delicious wine, relaxing holidays, or a balmy breeze under a colourful waterside umbrella. Above all it is perfect for sharing. Geography and climate, has had a great influence on its cooking methods and available ingredients, and these particularities are present in the dishes of the various regions. Spanish cuisine was also shaped by a complex history, where invasions and conquests have modified traditions and made new ingredients available. Gonzalo Baró has brought this feeling of life into his recipes ̶ in either traditional, usually very simple, honest dishes or unusual, new ones. He brings this gorgeous fresh country cuisine to our tables in chapters covering Basics, Tapas, Pinchos, Appetizers, Main Dishes, and Sweets. There are pages and pages of mouth-watering recipes for alioli, romesco, gazpacho, ajo blanco, mushrooms with sherry, stuffed piquillo peppers, fried salad hearts, green beans in tomato sauce, grilled asparagus, crispy vegetables with orange alioli, wild rice salad with sherry vinaigrette, sweet potatoes and grapes, yams with chard sauce, paella, tortilla, padron peppers, and a host of sweet treats.
Author: Bianca Phillips
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Crunk is a Southern slang term that means “to get excited.” Keepin' it real and makin' it fun, vegan blogger Bianca Phillips adopted the Southern slang term to convey passion and pride for her heritage and the down-home food she was raised on. By incorporating country staples (beans, corn, and fresh produce) that have been the basis of Southern cooking for generations, Bianca offers no-frills, no-nonsense soul food dishes with a wholesome twist. These family classics, minus the meat, eggs, and dairy products, help keep traditional Southern foodways alive while allowing vegans, vegetarians, and anyone who cares about healthful eating to enjoy this satisfying down-home fare. From cheese-free Ro*Tel dip and country-fried tempeh steak to eggplant jambalaya and smoky stewed okra and tomatoes, Cookin’ Crunk offers plenty in the way of classic Southern comfort food. There's also a bounty of sweet treats that includes cobblers, bread pudding, dark chocolate bourbon pecan pie, and peanut butter and banana "Elvis" cupcakes.
Vegan for Everybody
Author: America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
Publisher: America's Test Kitchen
Veganism is going mainstream. The benefits of consuming fewer animal products appear frequently in the news, and public figures and celebrities have openly embraced the tenets of a vegan diet, bringing it further into the food consciences of baby boomers, millennials, and postmillennials alike. Whether exploring a vegan diet for health, environmental, or political reasons, more and more people are looking to get hearty, plant-based meals onto their table. But eating vegan can seem overwhelming- Will it be flavorful? Satisfying? Easy to make? And it's easy to rely on processed foods. America's Test Kitchen addresses head-on what intimidates people- finding great-tasting and filling vegan protein options, cooking without dairy, preparing different whole grains and vegetables, and even baking. With more than 200 vibrant, foolproof recipes including proper day-starters, "cheesy" pizza you'll actually want to eat, filling vegetable-and-grain bowls, new dinner favorites, appetizers, DIY staples, and the ultimate birthday cake, this cookbook has something satisfying for everyone--the committed vegan or simply those looking to freshen up their cooking.
An instant New York Times bestseller! Angela Liddon’s eagerly awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Oh She Glows Cookbook, featuring more than one hundred quick-and-easy whole-foods, plant-based recipes to keep you glowing every day of the year. Angela Liddon’s irresistible and foolproof recipes have become the gold standard for plant-based cooking. Her phenomenally popular blog and New York Times–bestselling debut, The Oh She Glows Cookbook, have amassed millions of fans eager for her latest collection of creative and accessible recipes. Now, in this highly anticipated follow-up cookbook, Liddon shares wildly delicious recipes that are perfect for busy lifestyles, promising to make plant-based eating convenient every day of the week—including holidays and special occasions! Filled with more than one hundred family-friendly recipes everyone will love, like Oh Em Gee Veggie Burgers, Fusilli Lentil-Mushroom Bolognese, and Ultimate Flourless Brownies, Oh She Glows Every Day also includes useful information on essential pantry ingredients and tips on making recipes kid-, allergy-, and freezer-friendly. A beautiful go-to cookbook from one of the Internet’s most beloved cooking stars, Oh She Glows Every Day proves that it’s possible to cook simple, nourishing, and tasty meals—even on a busy schedule. From the Trade Paperback edition.