Synopses & Reviews
Impress your family, friends, neighbors, guests—anyone!—with homemade gifts that you can feel good about and others will love. From mouthwatering vegan baking mixes you can create, package, and label yourself, to DIY gift baskets, preserves, liquors, and more, you’ll find that perfect something for everyone, no matter what their views or inclinations. (No one can say no to a chocolate chip cookie after all—vegan or otherwise!)
Vegan Food Gifts shows you how easy it is to create great homemade gifts that are not only kind and eco-conscious, but delicious too. So whether you are an expert chef or a beginner cook, a crafty genius or someone without an artistic bone in your body, you’ll find projects that not only suit your skills, but your budget too.
Be the hit of the bake sale, the darling of the holidays, the hostess with the most-est, and more with Vegan Food Gifts.
"Vegan Food Gifts is the most beautiful and heartfelt book I've seen in forever. It will give you warm fuzzies... that you can pass on to your loved ones!"—Isa Chandra Moskowitz, co-author of Veganomicon, Vegan Pie in the Sky, and many more
"Move over Martha! Joni's clever book is chock-full of yummy recipes and crafty ideas. It's a gift that literally keeps on giving, ethically and deliciously."—Dynise Balcavage, author of The Urban Vegan and Celebrate Vegan
"The way to a person's heart is through their stomach and Vegan Food Gifts has hit the happy belly jackpot. With this beautiful book, your holiday gifts are sorted and birthday baked goods are locked and loaded. This book is a must have!"—Melissa Elliott, author of The Vegan Girl's Guide to Life
About the Author
Joni Marie Newman
is the founder of justthefood.com, and the author of six vegan cookbooks, including 500 Vegan Recipes
, The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions
, Hearty Vegan Meals
, Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen
and Going Vegan
. Joni is well-known in the vegan community and frequently speaks at vegan conferences, cooking demos, and other events. She lives in southern California and manages a Whole Foods location in the L.A. area.
Celine Steen is the co-author of 500 Vegan Recipes, The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions, Hearty Vegan Meals, Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!, Whole Grain Vegan Baking, and Vegan Finger Foods. She is the founder of the award-winning blog Have Cake, Will Travel (www.havecakewilltravel.com) which brings in an average of 15,000 hits a week.Joni Marie Newman is the author of The Best Veggie Burgers on the Planet as well as the co-author of 500 Vegan Recipes, The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions, and Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites. A Southern California native, she lives in Orange County with her husband, three dogs, and cat. Visit her online at http://www.justthefood.com.Celine Steen is the founder of the award-winning blog Have Cake, Will Travel (http://www.havecakewilltravel.com). 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. She lives in Bakersfield, CA.
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1Cut Along the Dotted LinePaper Folding and Cutting Basics Chapter 2Ready to GiftDelicious Gifts Ready to Enjoy Chapter 3Just Add WaterMake-at-Home Gifts with Ingredients and Recipes Included Chapter 4A Tisket, a Tasket, a Yummy Vegan BasketThemed Gift Baskets Chapter 5Jars Full of GoodnessJams, Jellies, Sauces, and Other Yummy Stuff in Jars Chapter 6Last Call!Homemade Liqueurs, Mixers, Infusions, and Tinctures
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