With a focus on saving time and money, the recipes inside Quick Fix Vegan offer convenient options for every meal. Two chapters unique to this book are Big Bowls, which provides complete meals containing a protein, a grain or starch, and vegetables, all served in a bowl. What could be easier? No time to shop? Inside Pantry Makes Perfect you'll find supersimple recipes made entirely from ingredients, including Pantry Paella, Pantry Burgers, and Quick Cornbread.
"Robertson cuts to the chase and puts together good food simply. If you were thinking of slapping together a sandwich, you may as well make one of hers, full of vibrant veggies and flavors, instead of the same old pb and j. It doesn't really take much more time... "It was a real pleasure making dishes from the book. Like everyone else, I don't have a ton of time, so quick is always good. Reading and cooking from Robertson's recipes, I admire the way her mind works. As a fellow recipe developer, I can appreciate a well-crafted recipe. These recipes are simplified, but still interesting, and follow the shortest path from point A to point B. Simple looks easy, but it takes skill to make it that way. I also appreciate the use of whole foods, like beans, nuts and seeds, and the near absence of mock meats. Just because you are in a hurry doesn't mean you have to go in for vegan bologna or burgers every night, in Robertson's kitchen." --Robin Asbell's The New Vegetarian Following on the success of Quick-Fix Vegetarian, Robin Robertson's Quick-Fix Vegan provides 150 new vegan recipes ranging from starters, snacks, salads, sauces, and sandwiches to stovetop suppers, pastas, soups, and desserts that can all be prepared in 30 minutes or less. Quick-Fix Vegan also features "Make-Ahead Bakes," convenient recipes that are assembled ahead of time (in less than 30 minutes) and then baked before serving. Quick-Fix Vegan draws upon a myriad of ethnic influences including French, Mexican, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Greek, Cajun, East Asian, Italian, and Middle Eastern, and features recipes such as Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Orange, Korean Hotpot, Rotini with Creamy Avocado-Herb Sauce, Moroccan-Spiced Pumpkin Soup, BBQ Pinto-Portobello Sandwiches, Burmese Ginger Salad, Autumn Harvest Gratin, and Catalan-Style Creme Brulee. An introductory chapter provides the reader with basic information on how to maintain a "quick-fix" vegan kitchen including pantry suggestions and kitchen tips, as well as basic recipes for ingredients such as homemade vegetable stock and seitan. Cooks of all skill levels will find that the recipes inside Quick-Fix Vegan are just as delectable and adaptable to the omnivore, as they are essential to the vegan lifestyle. Quick-Fix Vegan is a companion volume of Robin Robertson's Quick-Fix Vegetarian.
"Many studies have shown that vegetarians seem to have a lower risk of obesity, coronary heart disease (which causes heart attack), high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and some forms of cancer."--The American Heart Association Quick-Fix Vegetarian by Robin Robertson recently was named Best New Cookbook by PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The international organization's Proggy Award (short for "progress") recognizes animal-friendly achievement in 21st century culture and commerce. No longer considered a "hippie fad," the vegan lifestyle is becoming going mainstream. In her latest book vegetarian expert Robin Robertson creates recipes such as Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Quesadillas, Chipotle-Kissed Black Bean Soup, Mediterranean Orzo Salad, Beat-the-Clock Lasagna, Five-Minute Slow-Cooker Chili, and No-Bake Oatmeal Almond Cookies for this growing consumer base. In addition, Quick-Fix Vegetarian shows how to use many of the new commercial vegetarian products and includes recipe variations and tips for speedy, stress-free entertaining without sacrificing flavor or mainstream appeal.
Author: Robin Robertson
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Vegan books have risen to a dominant sales position in the vegetarian category. One-dish meals are perennially popular on American tables, and books devoted to one-dish cooking perform well. Robin Robertson’s One-Dish Vegan is the first book at the intersection of these two powerful cookbook categories. Robin Robertson has built a publishing record of very successful titles in the vegetarian category. She is known for her creativity in the kitchen, for the breadth of enticing ingredients and flavors with which she works, and for her expertise in vegetarian nutrition—with a special focus lately on how vegans still can get enough protein in their diets. Typically, it takes two or three courses or dishes to make a well-rounded vegan meal. To meet this criterion in one dish takes the kind of ingenuity and expert knowledge that Robertson possesses. One-Dish Vegan contains more than 150 recipes. They range from the most popular categories of one-dish dining like stews, chilis, and casseroles (and other baked dishes) to a host of stovetop sautés and stir-fries as well as substantial salads and dishes that feature pasta as well as other noodles, such as Asian noodles. The recipes are at once homey and adventuresome, comforting and surprising. Above all, they demonstrate that it really is possible to get a complete vegan meal into one dish, full of good-for-you nutrients and bright, satisfying flavors.
You don't have to blow your budget to eat great meatless and dairy-free meals every day. With Vegan on the Cheap, you can enjoy delicious vegan meals every day of the week. Veteran food writer and vegan authority Robin Robertson provides 150 mouth-watering, exciting recipes that cost just 50 cents to $2 per serving-hefty savings to go with hearty vegan meals. This book presents great options for savory soups and stews, satisfying salads, hearty noodle dishes, first-class casseroles, favorites for the slow cooker, and meatless and dairy-free recipes for classics like pizza, burgers, and sandwiches. Plus, there's even a chapter for desserts to satisfy every sweet tooth. Throughout the book, smart tips and creative ideas help you save money by cooking in bulk, prepping meals in advance, and finding tasty ways to reuse leftovers. Includes 150 money-saving recipes for delicious vegan meals like Walnut-Dusted Fettuccine with Caramelized Vegetables and Fresh Pear GaletteWritten by renowned vegan and vegetarian expert and food writer Robin Robertson, author of 1,000 Vegan Recipes Features cost-per-serving icons that highlight the cost of each affordable dishPacked with affordable recipes and money-saving tips, this is the ultimate resource for every vegan kitchen.
Author: Robin Robertson
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Release Date: 2014-02-11
When it first appeared in 2003, Vegan Planet revolutionized animal-free cooking. Robin Robertson’s pioneering book played a leading role in the passage of veganism from subculture to mainstream culinary lifestyle. Its breadth and variety of fantastically flavorful food not only gave vegans what they craved, it gave them food they could serve up happily to their non-vegan family members and friends. One decade and more than 100,000 copies later, this important classic is back in a thoroughly revised edition. Vegan cookbooks are big sellers today, but in a thicket of topical and niche titles there’s a need for an everyday cooking bible on which vegan cooks can rely. The new Vegan Planet meets that need handsomely. Robertson’s extensive updates cover such things as: the newly expanded range of whole grains that are available; super greens, such as kale and chard, that are rising in popularity; new facts concerning which cooking oils are healthiest and most earth-friendly; and new saucing and flavoring ideas from the global pantry. Throughout, there’s the spirit of adventure and of culinary creativity that has cemented Robertson’s reputation at the top of the vegan pantheon.
Whether you're a new to vegan cooking, a long-time vegan, or someone who is just trying to eat meatless meals a few times a week, this is the book for you. You will have a lifetime of recipes and inspiration. These delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, are cholesterol-free, low in saturated fat, and high in fiber and complex carbohydrates. You'll get crowd-pleasing appetizers and snacks like Mango-Avocado Spring Rolls and Savory Artichoke Squares and family favorites like Vegan Margarita Pizza and Baked Mac and Cheeze. Best of all, Robertson gives you an endless variety of recipes from a diverse range of cultures. There is something in this book for everyone's taste! 1,000 Vegan Recipes: Includes a "FAST" icon featuring quick and easy recipes that can be ready in 30 minutes or less Provides kid-friendly recipes to help you get your kids to eat more nutritious foods Offers detailed information and guidelines on ingredients substitutions, special nutritional concerns, and a handy list of important pantry staples Presents vegan alternatives to restaurant favorites with recipes such as Penne with Vodka-Spiked Tomato Sauce, Fajitas Without Borders, Cheezecake with Cranberry Drizzle, Vegan Tiramisu, and vegan ice creams, sorbets, and granitas 1,000 Vegan Recipes is for everyone who is interested in healthy and delicious eating that is also ethically, environmentally responsible. Robin Robertson is a twenty-five-year veteran food writer, cooking teacher, and chef specializing in vegan and vegetarian cooking. She is the author of nineteen vegan or vegetarian cookbooks, including Vegan Planet, and is a regular columnist for VegNews Magazine and VegCooking.com. She operates a vegan- and vegetarian-focused Web site (GlobalVeganKitchen.com) and blogs regularly at VeganPlanet.blogspot.com.
Vegan Without Borders shares Robin Robertson's favorite dishes from the great cuisines of the world and shows how cooking vegan makes borders disappear. Whether the recipe hails from Ecuador or Ethiopia, these plant-based dishes invite you to travel the culinary world and sample 150 of Robin's all-time favorites. This mini-immersion into global cooking also reveals that many international cuisines are naturally free of the meat-and-potatoes constraints of the typical Standard American Diet (SAD), and food-loving vegans will delight at the dishes Robin places on her table at home. The recipes are healthy and accessible but without compromising on flavor. The pastiche of plant-based delights are organized by country or region of the world, making it easy to prepare a single recipe or to put courses together for a complete meal in a particular cuisine. The recipes include family-style comfort foods, global ethnic favorites, and creative new dishes inspired by the classics, all developed to satisfy a variety of mealtime desires. The result is a bounty of mouthwatering recipes that span the globe, representing the cooking traditions of more than twenty different countries of Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Asia. Recipes include: Polenta Rustica with Kale and Bean Ragout Potato Gratin Dauphinoise Baked Eggplant Fries with Tzatziki Sauce Chickpea Nuggets with Buffalo Barbecue Ranch Sauce Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Mojito Sweet Potatoes Melon Paletas Za'atar Roasted Cauliflower Lemongrass Coconut Rice Red-Cooked Tempeh Sizzling Saigon Crepes Bangkok Street Cart Noodles
The first and only vegan celebration cookbook on the market It's one thing to cook vegan for yourself, but what about hosting parties and holiday get-togethers for friends and family? Party Vegan has you covered with more than 140 scrumptious animal-free recipes for parties of every kind. Whether you're hosting a child's birthday or a sophisticated cocktail party, you'll find many vegan options that even omnivorous guests will love. But this is more than just a cookbook. It's a detailed guide to hosting vegan parties, covering everything from party planning to food presentation to shopping lists. Virtually every big special occasion is included—Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and even the Super Bowl. Includes handy tips on planning your themes, menus, and trips to the market This is the first cookbook dedicated to vegan party recipes Party Vegan is ideal for people with vegan family or friends, as well as those who are watching their diet or have food allergies For any occasion, this is a perfect cookbook for hosting fun parties that will delight vegans, vegetarians, and anyone who loves healthy, tasty food.
Veganism has been steadily moving toward the mainstream as more and more people become aware of its many benefits. Even burger-loving omnivores are realizing that adding more plant-based foods to their diet is good for their health and the environment. Big Vegan satisfies both the casual meat eater and the dedicated herbivore with more than 350 delicious, easy-to-prepare vegan recipes covering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Highlighting the plentiful flavors that abound in natural foods, this comprehensive cookbook includes the fundamentals for adopting a meat-free, dairy-free lifestyle, plus a resource guide and glossary that readers can refer to time and again. Eat your veggies and go vegan!
Author: Nava Atlas
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Release Date: 2008-02-12
From one of the most respected names in vegetarian cooking: a collection of creative, uncomplicated recipes for the new generation of vegans—and every cook who wants to introduce tasty, healthful dishes to everyday meals. Nava Atlas, a committed vegan, offers a cookbook packed with recipes that can be prepared in thirty to forty-five minutes. Covering every course, Vegan Express presents appealing soups and stews like Udon Noodle Soup with Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms; grain-and-bean-based recipes like Paella Vegetariana; Jambalaya Pasta and other noodle dishes; a wide variety of sandwiches, wraps, tortillas, pizzas, and main-course salads; and such delicious desserts as Caramel Pudding and Berry-Apple Skillet Crumble.
THIS BOOK IS A REVISION OF NUT BUTTER UNIVERSE WITH A NEW COVER AND A NEW NAME. THE RECIPES AND ALL CONTENT ARE EXACTLY THE SAME. IF YOU OWN NUT BUTTER UNIVERSE, YOU ALREADY HAVE THIS BOOK! "Robin Robertson's cookbook is so unique and creative, you'll want to test every decadent recipe...Chock full of insanely delicious choices!" -Julieanna Hever, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition "If you think nut butters are just for sandwiches, get ready to expand your horizons... [Robin Robertson's] vegan cookbook proclaims the versatility of peanut, almond, cashew, sesame, and other nut and seed butters for every meal of the day." -theKitchn.com Best-selling Quick-Fix Vegan author Robin Robertson does it again with this creative and useful culinary resource! The Nut Butter Cookbook is filled with 100 luscious recipes enhanced with the nutrition and texture of butters made from cashews, almonds, peanuts, chestnuts, macadamias, or any other nut (or seed) you like. There are options for every meal of the day -- all equally delectable whether the nut butter is store-bought or homemade. Robin's nut-buttery delicious dishes include: Maple-Pecan Butter Waffles with Pecan Maple Syrup Ginger Walnut Scones Artichoke-Walnut Butter Bisque Grilled Vegetables with Almond Romesco Sauce Sichuan Stir-Fry with Fiery Peanut Sauce Ginger Walnut Scones Pineapple Coconut Cheesecake. With an informative foreword by Julieanna Hever (author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition), plus nut-free, gluten-free, and soy-free options that make this book useful for everyone. (This updated edition of the book originally published as Nut Butter Universe by Vegan Heritage Press includes all-new recipes.)
THIS BOOK IS A REVISION OF VEGAN FIRE & SPICE WITH A NEW COVER AND A NEW NAME. THE RECIPES AND ALL CONTENT ARE EXACTLY THE SAME (with the addition of a few new recipes). IF YOU OWN VEGAN FIRE & SPICE, YOU ALREADY HAVE THIS BOOK! "Hands down, the most flavorful vegan cookbook in print. Robin Robertson brings together authentic, wonderfully spiced dishes from every continent... You need this cookbook in your kitchen!" -Erik Marcus, Vegan.com "This book has the makings of another Robin Robertson classic. Her talent for adapting international cuisines for the everyday cook, and giving them her unique stamp, shines through in every recipe in this collection. Whether you want to infuse your repertoire with bolder flavors or enjoy healthy food that's truly incendiary, let Robin be your guide through this multi-continental journey." -Nava Atlas, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook Take a tantalizing taste trip around the world! Explore the cuisines of the American Southwest, Mexico, the Caribbean, Mediterranean Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, China, Thailand, and beyond -- in 200 meatless, dairy-free, and egg-free recipes ranging from subtly spiced to flavorfully fiery. Robin Robertson's luscious and inventive offerings include Tunisian Couscous, Sichuan Noodle Salad, Jambalaya, Penne Arrabbiata, Thai Coconut Soup,and Vindaloo Vegetables...all made using readily available ingredients, and easily adjusted to your taste -- hot or not!
Author: Robin Robertson
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Robin Robertson has built a publishing record of successful books in the vegetarian/vegan category. Her earlier cookbook, Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow-Cooker, established her bona fides as an expert on the creative use of slow-cookers, and her entire body of work speaks to her ingenuity in the kitchen and the breadth of enticing ingredients and flavors with which she works. Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker provides practical guidence on how to work with different models of slow-cookers, taking into account the sizes of various machines, the variety of settings they offer, and the quirks and personalities of each device. She addresses any lingering skepticism readers may have about whether slow-cookers can have delicious, meat-free applications, and she shows how to take into account the water content of vegetables and the absorptive qualities of grains when vegan slow-cooking. Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker includes eleven recipe chapters, four of which focus on main courses. There are homey and comforting foods in the American and European style, such as a Rustic Pot Pie Topped with Chive Biscuits and a Ziti with Mushroom and Bell Pepper Ragu, and there are lots of East Asian, South and Southeast Asian, and Mexican/Latin dishes, too. Beans, which cook slowly under any circumstance, are fabulously well-suited to the slow cooker, and Robertson includes such appealing recipes as a Crockery Cassoulet and a Greek-Style Beans with Tomatoes and Spinach. Eighteen robust chilis and stews—two more categories that do well in the slow-cooker—include a warming Chipotle Black Bean Chili with Winter Squash and a surprising but yummy Seitan Stroganoff. Beyond the mains, there are chapters devoted to snacks and appetizers, desserts, breads and breakfasts, and even one on drinks. The many soy-free and gluten-free recipes are clearly identified. Altogether, the collection offers readers loads of ways to expand their vegan repertoire and to get maximum value from their investment in a slow-cooker.
Author: Robin Robertson
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Release Date: 2003-12
Introduces a delicious array of two hundred recipes for vegetarian dishes that can be prepared using the slow cooker, organized into sections on soups, stews, appetizers, beans, vegetables, condiments, breakfasts, desserts, and beverages and including such meals as Bell Peppers Stuffed with Couscous and Lentils, Boston Brown Bread, and Chocolate Fantasy Fondue. Simultaneous.