Synopses & Reviews
Whether it's a desire to improve health through eating a pure diet, or for reasons of conscience, vegan food is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice. These easy-to-follow dairy, egg, and meat-free dishes from all around the world use readily available ingredients and show just how creative and varied vegan cooking can be. Soups to try include Butternut Squash with Allspice and Toasted Pine Nuts; Zucchini, Fava Bean, and Lemon Broth; and Miso with Ramen Noodles and Stir-fried Vegetables. Enjoy delicious Snacks and Light Meals such as Red Bell Pepper and Walnut Dip; Lentil, Carrot, and Cilantro Pate; Sesame Sweet Potato Wedges with Peanut Dipping Sauce; and Bean Burritos. Try a fresh idea from Salads — choose from Couscous Salad with Chickpeas and Artichokes; Black Rice Salad with Chile Greens; Herb, Red Onion, and Quinoa Salad with Preserved lemon; and Roasted Sweet Potato and Macadamia Nut Salad. Satisfying Hot Dishes to savor include Creamy Vegetable and Cashew Nut Curry; Barley Risotto with Spring Greens and Radiccho; Tagine of Root Vegetables with Prunes; and Smoky Hotpot of Great Northern Beans. Indulge yourself with something from Sweet Things — treats include Tropical Fruits in Lime and Chile Syrup; Lemon, Thyme, and Green Tea Sorbet; Rhubarb and Apple Crumble; and Cherry and Hazelnut Oat Cookies. Nutritious Drinks to enjoy include Vitamin C Boost Juice; Pineapple and Passionfruit Soy Shake; Peanut and Carob Protein Smoothie; and Date, Banana, and Rice Milk Frappe.