Synopses & Reviews
Packed with 150 plant-based, nutrient-dense, whole food recipes developed within the Thrive nutritional philosophy, Thrive Energy Cookbook
brings concepts that started the functional, plant-based nutrition revolution to life. Recipes are all vegan and allergen-free (or with gluten-free options) to eliminate wheat, yeast, gluten, soy, refined sugar, and dairy from your diet.
Easy-to-make and performance-enhancing, these chef-created recipes merge purpose driven functionality (every ingredient has a nutritional purpose) with mouth-watering appeal. From the alkaline-forming, plant proteinand#150;packed Vanilla-Almond-Mocha Motivator Smoothie to Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup, Thai Green Curry Rice Bowl, and desserts such as Raspberry Chocolate Pomegranate Tart, Thrive Energy Cookbook will have you quickly preparing nutrient-packed and delicious dishes.
Praise for Brendan Brazier:
"Brendan gets it! His nutritional approach is what supercharges results."
and#151;Tony Horton, creator of P90X, the world's bestselling workout program
"Thrive Energy Cookbook is a must-have for gourmets and athletes alike."
and#151;Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S., Group Training Director for Men's Fitness and Muscle and Fitness magazines
"When world-class athletes want to get even better, Brendan is the man who gets the call."
and#151;Brendon Burchard, New York Times bestselling author of The Charge
"As our head of nutrition, Brendan's implementation of purpose-driven nutrition has allowed our pro cycling team to meet the demands of grueling training better than ever before."
and#151;Matt Johnson, President of Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling Team and founder of The Feed
"Brendan's commitment to the study of plant-based nutrition and research makes for a wonderful cookbook."
and#151;Joe Hogarty, Baltimore Orioles strength and conditioning coach
"Brendan's systematic approach to performance plant-based nutrition has helped me to reduce inflammation, speed my recovery, and has boosted my overall performance. The recipes are delicious!"
and#151;Mike Zigomanis, NHL player and member of the 2009 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins
"This guide is what your plant-based kitchen is missing. You're going to feel better, and you're going to enjoy every bite. Oh, and in case you were wondering: You're not going to miss the meat."
and#151;Angela Haupt, senior editor, U.S. News and World Report
"Brendan makes learning to eat healthier enjoyable and his approach to better health simply makes sense. Take the leap and eat the 'Thrive' way."
and#151;Terri MacLeod, Access Hollywood
"Thrive Foods offers a diet that's good for you and the planet."
and#151;The Washington Post
"Thrive focuses on vegan foods that help fuel your way to uber athleticism."
"The Thrive diet feeds your body all the nutrients it needs without empty calories and with minimal stress."
VegNews and#147;15 Most Anticipated Vegan Cookbooks of 2014,and#8221; March 2014
International Book Award Winner, Cooking and Health, 2014
and#147;This was one of the hardest books to choose a recipe from, since they are all quite original and delicious.and#8221;
New You Magazine, August 2014
and#147;Athletes or anyone in need of an energy boost will enjoy dishes like kale chips with edamame hummus; avocado, black bean, and chipotle burger; and even the decadent cashew chocolate mousse layer cake.and#8221;
The Independent (UK), 1/25/15
and#147;Inventive.and#8221; (A Top 10 Best Vegan Cookbook)
From the author of the Thrive series, a full-color cookbook with more than 100 plant-based, nutrient-dense, whole foods recipes for cooking the Thrive way.
Brendan Brazier's nutritional philosophy has changed the way hundreds of thousands of people eat. Thrive
introduced the fundamental concepts, which were honed for peak conditioning and physical performance in Thrive Fitness
and a guide to healthy eating in Thrive Foods
In Thrive Energy Cookbook, Brazier brings all of these components to life in 150 easy, healthenhancing recipes. From the alkalineforming, plant proteinpacked vanilla almond mocha smoothie to the savory green curry bowl, the Thrive Energy Cookbook will have you quickly preparing the most nutrientpacked meals and snacks possible.
These recipes are not only delicious but also commonallergen free: you wont find yeast, corn, soy, or dairy in any of them, but you will find great wheat and glutenfree options.
About the Author
Brendan Brazier is the bestselling author of the Thrive book trilogy (Thrive, Thrive Fitness, and Thrive Foods). Brendan is a former professional Ironman triathlete, and the creator of the award-winning whole food nutritional product line, Vega. He is also a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion. Recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on plant-based nutrition, Brendan is a guest lecturer at Cornell University and presents an eCornell module entitled "The Plant-Based Diet and Elite Athleticism." He lives in Los Angeles. brendanbrazier.com