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Vegan Cooking For Dummies

Alexandra Jamieson

ISBN: 978-0-470-64867-4 October 2010 384 Pages


An authoritative resource on making delicious, healthy vegan-friendly meals

Veganism is a lifestyle abstaining from the consumption of meat, poultry, dairy products, eggs, and all foods originating from animals. The perfect companion to Living Vegan For Dummies, Vegan Cooking For Dummies provides vegans, and those thinking about becoming vegan, with more than 100 healthy and hearty vegan recipes.

  • Features vegan recipes including entrees, appetizers, desserts, sweet treats, snacks, and lunchbox fare
  • An 8-page insert showcases full-color photos of many of the book's recipes
  • Offers parents a helping hand in making vegan-friendly dishes for their whole family

Vegan Cooking For Dummies is a great way to maintain a healthy, balanced vegan diet!

Introduction 1

Part I: The Lowdown on Vegan Cooking and Eating 7

Chapter 1: Vegan Eating Defined 9

Chapter 2: Vegan Nutrition from Soup to Nuts 19

Part II: Vegan Chef Strategies 33

Chapter 3: The Vegan Pantry Deconstructed 35

Chapter 4: The Right Tool for the Job 55

Chapter 5: Focusing On the Principles of Vegan Cooking 65

Chapter 6: Stocking Up: Savvy Shopping Strategies 87

Part III: The Good Stuff: Vegan Recipes 99

Chapter 7: Getting a Vegan Jump on Your Day with Breakfast 101

Chapter 8: Bodacious Beverages 117

Chapter 9: Crafting Creative Condiments 129

Chapter 10: Dips, Sauces, and Spreads 143

Chapter 11: Savoring Snacks and Appetizers 163

Chapter 12: Breaking Bread 179

Chapter 13: Salacious Salads 197

Chapter 14: Soups and Stews 219

Chapter 15: Sitting Down to Sandwiches and Lunch Wraps 241

Chapter 16: Enticing Entrees 255

Chapter 17: Scintillating Sides 277

Chapter 18: Devouring Delicious Desserts 303

Chapter 19: Mighty Menus: Planning Out Your Vegan Week 331

Part IV: The Part of Tens 337

Chapter 20: Ten (Plus One) Emergency Snacks for Desperate Vegans 339

Chapter 21: Ten Quick and Almost-Homemade Vegan Meals 343

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 347

Index 351