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Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food: 150 Down-Home Recipes Packed with Flavor, Not Calories (Quick and Easy)by Alicia C. Simpson
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Vegan food has never been hotter or tastier than it is today—but with dozens of vegan options available for everything from mac and cheese to ice cream, many diners are discovering that a vegan menu alone is not enough to help them keep off unwanted pounds (much less shed them). Enter popular vegan cookbook author Alicia C. Simpson with Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food, which packs all the deliciousness of her previous comfort-food recipes, but with a fraction of the calories.
To help vegans stay happy, healthy, and satisfied, here are 150 all-new recipes for satisfying, flavorful, down-home food—but all with 350 calories or fewer per serving. Here are recipes to satisfy and enjoy all day, from breakfast (Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich), snacks (BBQ Popcorn), salads and soups (Taco Salad, Corn Chowder), mains (Fettuccine Slim-Fredo) dessert (Moon-Dusted Donuts)—and even low-cal vegan beverages (Homebrewed Ginger Ale). Every recipe includes complete nutritional analysis, and Simpson has also crafted fifty different daily menus for eaters with daily calorie intakes of 1,400 to 2,000 calories, making it easier than ever to eat highly nutritious, varied, and calorie-conscious comfort food.
At last, vegan food that packs a heaping helping of comfort without the extra calories!
Alicia C. Simpson, the master of vegan comfort food, is back again with food that’s crave-worthy and conscience-friendly: 150 satisfying, flavorful, all-new recipes to enjoy from breakfast to dinner and anytime in between. However you define “comfort food,” Alicia’s got you covered with down-home Southern standards, Tex-Mex fiesta favorites, backyard BBQ fare, ole-fashioned one-dish meals, riffs on classic takeout—and a few surprises destined to become new standbys:
Baked Hush Puppies • Hoppin’ John • Sweet Potato Salad • Meatball Soup • Carolina BBQ Sammich • Chik’n Pot Pie • Kung Pao Tofu • Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce • Butter Rum Pound Cake • Ooey Gooeys • Mexican Hot Cocoa • and more!
Every recipe includes detailed nutritional data on calories, carbohydrates, fat, fiber, and more. Plus, suggested daily menus, ranging from 1,400 to 2,000 calories, make it easier than ever to start cooking food that’s good—in every sense of the word!
About the Author
Alicia C. Simpson has been cooking since she was tall enough to reach the stove. She is the creator of the popular Vegan Guinea Pig Blog, a contributing writer for the award-winning Vegans of Color blog, and has been featured in the documentary I'm Vegan. Alicia lives in Atlanta.
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