Synopses & Reviews
Flavorful Recipes to Suit Your Every Taste and Craving!
Looking for more variety in your vegan cooking? Maybe a new type of muffin to make? Or perhaps a pasta or savory pie that’s “just a little different,” but full of flavor and taste?
500 Vegan Recipes gives you the array of dishes you’ve been searching for, while still including all your favorite comfort foods and traditional fare. It’s everything you’ve been looking for in a cookbook, and will be a staple reference in your kitchen for years to come.
Vegans and non-vegans alike can satisfy their every craving with the recipes inside, which feature international cuisines such as Indian and Cajun, as well as hearty main courses, sinful desserts, and comforting soups and breads. Individual recipes are also marked with such distinctions as Soy Free, Gluten Free, Low Fat, and Under 30 Minutes.
Peanut Butter and Chips Granola
Wheat Germ Raisin Pancakes
Banana, Peanut, and Oat Breakfast Biscuits
Blooming Onion Rolls
Greek Phyllo Samosas
Rustic Tempeh–Spinach Pie
Sweet Potato, Roasted Red Pepper and Corn Bisque
Pumpkin Spinach Ravioli
Mexican Shepherd's Pie
Apple Curry Fauxsage
Roasted Caramel Nut Tartlets
Cherry Almond Cookies
Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies
With 500 Vegan Recipes, eating healthfully has never been easier—or more kind!
Steen, Celine and Joni Marie Newman. 500 Vegan Recipes: An Amazing Variety of Delicious Recipes, from Chilis and Casseroles to Crumbles, Crisps, and Cookies. Fair Winds: Quayside. 2009. 512p. index. ISBN 978-1-59233-403-2. pap. $19.99. COOKING
Bloggers Steen and Newman (Cozy Inside: Delicious and Comforting Cruelty Free Recipes) open with reasons to become vegan—your health, the environment, and your pocketbook—and a list of animal-derived ingredients (e.g., casein, lactose, and whey) useful for new vegans. Icons denote 30-minute, low-fat, gluten-free, and soy-free recipes. A helpful list of “new-to-you” ingredients, like nondairy butter, nutritional yeast, and nut butters, accompanies the simple instructions, which include ingredient measurements in both metric and standard. A good source for the starter vegan. - Library Journal, March 15, 2010
“The collaborative effort of two established bloggers, 500 Vegan Recipes provides curious chefs with an impressive range of recipes, from classic to contemporary. Celine Steen, creator of the popular blog ‘Have Cake Will Travel,’ teams up with seasoned cookbook author, blogger (‘Just the Food’), and colleague Joni Marie Newman to deliver everything from hearty breakfasts to every type of savory entrée imaginable. The quickest of flips through the 500-page guide will have you salivating with tempting titles that turn run-of-the-mill dishes into a memorable affair, such as Pumpkin Tofu Scramble and Peanut Brittle Cookies. Helpful icons indicate gluten- and soy-free dishes, low-fat recipes, and recipes for time-crunched cooks. With a spacious layout and 20 well-organized chapters, 500 is easy to navigate—the difficulty lies in choosing a recipe. … A successful first venture for the duo, it certainly won’t be the last." —VegNews Magazine
The biggest complaint about veganism is that it offers limited options and a lack of tasty, appealing recipes. 500 Vegan Recipes proves that healthy, cruelty-free cuisine doesn't have to mean cutting flavor or variety.
Featuring a collection of 500 recipes created by author team Celine Steen, founder of the award-winning site and blog Have Cake, Will Travel, and Joni Marie Newman, author of the vegan cookbook Cozy Inside, this book is packed with everything from savory stews and sides to sweet treats. Vegans and non-vegans alike can satisfy their every craving with the recipes inside, which feature international cuisines such as Indian and Cajun, hearty main courses, sinful desserts and comforting soups and breads. Eating healthfully has never been easier—or more kind!
Looking for more variety in your vegan cooking? 500 Vegan Recipes gives you the array of dishes you've been searching for, while still including all your favorite comfort foods and traditional fare.
About the Author
Celine Steen is the co-author of 500 Vegan Recipes (Fair Winds, Fall 2009) and founder of the award-winning blog Have Cake, Will Travel. After over a decade of vegetarian eating, she decided to switch to a vegan lifestyle. Fearing it might mean the end of all good desserts, she decided to start making her own, for lack of ready-made and affordable options offered in her hometown.
Joni Marie Newman is the co-author of 500 Vegan Recipes (Fair Winds, Fall 2009) and the author of Cozy Inside: Delicious and Comforting Cruelty-Free Recipes. She was born and raised in southern California and currently resides in Trabuco Canyon, CA with her husband, Dan. Joni Marie Newman is the co-author of 500 Vegan Recipes (Fair Winds, Fall 2009) and the author of Cozy Inside: Delicious and Comforting Cruelty-Free Recipes. She was born and raised in southern California and currently resides in Trabuco Canyon, CA with her husband, Dan.