Cookbook author Dreena Burton shows a whole foods, plant-based diet can be easy, delicious, and healthy for your entire family. In Plant-Powered Families, Burton shares over 100 whole-food, vegan recipes-tested and approved by her own three children.
Get your whole family excited about eating healthy! Veteran cookbook author Dreena Burton shows a whole foods, plant-based diet can be easy, delicious, and healthy for your entire family. In Plant-Powered Families, Burton shares over 100 whole-food, vegan recipes—tested and approved by her own three children. Your family will love the variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snacks, including: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies Cinnamon French Toast No-Bake Granola Bars Creamy Fettuccine Sneaky Chickpea Burgers Apple Pie Chia Pudding Plus salad dressings, sauces, and sprinkles that will dress up any dish! With tips for handling challenges that come with every age and stage—from toddler to teen years —Plant-Powered Families is a perfect reference for parents raising “weegans” or families looking to transition to a vegan diet. Burton shares advice and solutions from her own experience for everything from pleasing picky eaters and stocking a vegan pantry to packing school lunches and dealing with challenging social situations. Plant-Powered Families also includes nutritionist-approved references for dietary concerns that will ensure a smooth and successful transition for your own plant-powered family!
Author: Dreena Burton
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong
Release Date: 2012-03-13
Presents two hundred whole-foods-based recipes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients and emphasize gluten-free options, natural sweeteners, raw foods, beans, and greens to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.
Wouldn’t you do more healthy cooking at home—if you only had the time? It can be tough to put dinner on the table without falling back on packaged, processed foods. But for Melissa King, watching her two young daughters struggle with health issues was tougher. She switched her family to a whole foods, plant-based diet—and it made all the difference. Today, Melissa is a master at crafting flavor-packed, no-stress recipes that are Easy. Whole. Vegan. (Plus, they’re gluten-free!) Here are her top 100 meals, snacks, desserts, and more—ingeniously organized by need to help busy families find the right one: QUICK: Make Sweet Potato Pancakes or Avocado & Chickpea Stuffed Cucumbers in 30 minutes or less EASY: Multitask effortlessly with slow-cooker dishes like Chili Mac & Cheese MAKE-AHEAD: Prep Lentil Shepherd’s Pie when you do have time, and freeze it for later (Melissa explains exactly how!) Plus, ENTERTAIN with White Bean & Zucchini Burgers, MAKE IT YUMMY with wholesome condiments like Hidden Veggies Tomato Sauce, and hydrate for health with PICK-ME-UPS like Beet, Orange & Ginger Juice or a Tropical Green Smoothie. You do have time to cook whole, vegan food at home—once a week, or all the time. It’s easy!
Author: Alona Pulde
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-09-06
From the authors of the New York Times bestselling Forks Over Knives Plan comes a complete guide to a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle for your entire family, with more than 125 delicious kid-friendly recipes and tips for raising a whole-foods-loving child in a junk-food-laden world. After the trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution, more and more people continue to adopt a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. Now, Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman share those same values for the entire family. Filled with more than 125 quick and easy recipes, helpful tips, and the latest in scientific findings, The Forks Over Knives Family teaches you why whole food, plant-based eating is the best way to keep your family healthy and well-nourished. With a comprehensive look at every stage of a child’s development, the Forks Over Knives team will help get kids on track to a sustainable, whole foods lifestyle. Beginning with pregnancy, through birth and childhood, and continuing into the teenage years, this guide tackles all the most important topics to keep your children healthy, from dealing with allergies to traveling to sleepovers. The book addresses major obstacles and parenting concerns such as: Are supplements and vitamins necessary? Is my kid eating enough? How can we transition to plant-based living with a house full of kids? What about birthday parties and play dates? With easy-to-understand tips and tricks for a clean, sustainable lifestyle, The Forks Over Knives Family is the in-depth, go-to guide for the whole household to have healthier, more nutritious lives.
Experts tell us the best way to teach kids healthy eating habits is to involve them in the process. This irresistibe cookbook presents 60 appealing recipes kids will beg to make themselves, in fun and charming illustrations they will love. Bursting with color, humor, cute animal characters, and cool facts (Did you know your brain actually shrinks when you’re dehydrated? Drink water, quick!), Help Yourself empowers children to take charge of their own nutrition — for now and for life! Recipes include: fun-to-munch hand-held snacks like Life Boats bright fruit-flavored drinks like Tickled Pink the always-popular things on toast like Leprechaun Tracks salads they will actually eat like Tiger Stripes cozy small meals like Tomato Tornado and sweets like chocolatey Disappearing Dots, because everybody likes candy! Excerpt from the Intro: Since the day you were born, someone has been making you food and serving you meals (that’s the life!). But wait a minute...what’s that on the end of your arm? Why, it’s a hand! And it turns out you need little more than your own two hands and a few ingredients to help yourself to healthy foods...and help the world, while you’re at it! Because from the tip of your nose to the tip of an iceberg, the food we eat affects our bodies, our environment, and even strangers on the other side of the planet. It's amazing but true.
Now that you've become a vegan, you're learning lots of ways to prepare tofu, but you or someone you love is really starting to miss macaroni and cheese, turkey dinners, pumpkin pie and birthday cake. Maybe you and your family feel self-conscious (and hungry) at holidays, picnics, and parties. Or maybe just one person in the family is vegan, but you need to create meals that everyone will eat. Since the day Brian McCarthy and his wife, Karen, chose a vegan diet for their family ten years ago, Chef McCarthy has created over 400 simple vegan recipes with easy-to-find ingredients for traditional favorites like biscuits, corn bread, stews, pastas, pizzas, cakes, pies, and even egg(less) nog. All the recipes come from the McCarthy home kitchen and have passed the test of many family meals. For individuals or families who are concerned about animals, the environment, or their health, mealtimes just got a whole lot easier.
A transformative family lifestyle guide on the power of plant-based eating—with 120 recipes—from world-renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt Created by renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete and high-profile wellness advocate Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt, The Plantpower Way shares the joy and vibrant health they and their whole family have experienced living a plant-based lifestyle. Bursting with inspiration, practical guidance, and beautiful four-color photography, The Plantpower Way has more than 120 delicious, easy-to-prepare whole food recipes, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, plus healthful and delicious smoothies and juices, and decadent desserts. But beyond the plate, at its core, The Plantpower Way is a plant-centric lifestyle primer that finally provides the modern family with a highly accessible roadmap to long-term wellness and vibrant body, mind, and spirit health. The Plantpower Way is better than a diet: It's a celebration of a delicious, simple, and sustainable lifestyle that will give families across the country a new perspective and path to living their best life. From the Hardcover edition.
Over 125 full-flavored, plant-based dishes sure to please even the pickiest kids and the hungriest adults For food and lifestyle blogger Andrea Duclos (known as Drea to her friends and followers), “the good life” is a natural, plant-based one. But when she sits down with her husband and their young daughter, what’s on the menu? The quick-to-make, tasty creations in The Plantiful Table! Here are: Comfort classics made vegan, such as Mac & Cheese and Shepherd’s Pie A world tour of flavors, from Garam Masala Pancakes to Bánh Mì Chay Pea Pesto, Mushrooms with Crispy Sage, and other amazing “things on toast” Hearty one-pot dishes, festive Latin American fare, chocolaty treats, smoothies, and more! This sunny, down-to-earth cookbook is proof that eating vegan doesn’t mean taking options off the table. Throughout, Drea gives kid-friendly tips so that one meal can feed everyone. Plus, she takes the guesswork out of reviving leftovers. So, from Drea’s family to yours—large or small, all-vegan or not—here are hearty meals straight from the earth, perfect for your happy home, every day!
Veggie Mama is a manual for elevating your family’s diet to incorporate more whole, plant-based foods. The book features over 100 vegan recipes—including many raw options, using whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, along with superfoods—for growing kids of all ages.
Veggie Mamas Doreen Virtue and Chef Jenny Ross discuss food allergies and present a program free of inflammatory agents that can that can create anxiety in sensitive kids, as well as worsen allergy symptoms. With menu-planning guides, brown-bag school lunches, and snack and dessert favorites, you’ll have everything you need to feed your entire family wholesome and delicious meals.
Using these tasty, 100 percent plant-ingredient recipes—such as the Avocado Citrus Parfait, Pumpkin Seed Cheese Wraps, Veggi-wiches, and Nut Butter Bites—you will be pleasing your children’s palates and doing their bodies good . . . setting them up for a lifetime of wellness!
The New York Times bestseller from the founder of Oh She Glows "Angela Liddon knows that great cooks depend on fresh ingredients. You'll crave every recipe in this awesome cookbook!" —Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of Isa Does It "So many things I want to make! This is a book you'll want on the shelf." —Sara Forte, author of The Sprouted Kitchen A self-trained chef and food photographer, Angela Liddon has spent years perfecting the art of plant-based cooking, creating inventive and delicious recipes that have brought her devoted fans from all over the world. After struggling with an eating disorder for a decade, Angela vowed to change her diet — and her life — once and for all. She traded the low-calorie, processed food she'd been living on for whole, nutrient-packed vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and more. The result? Her energy soared, she healed her relationship with food, and she got her glow back, both inside and out. Eager to share her realization that the food we put into our bodies has a huge impact on how we look and feel each day, Angela started a blog, ohsheglows.com, which is now an Internet sensation and one of the most popular vegan recipe blogs on the web. This is Angela's long-awaited debut cookbook, with a trasure trove of more than 100 moutherwatering, wholesome recipes — from revamped classics that even meat-eaters will love, to fresh and inventive dishes — all packed with flavor. The Oh She Glows Cookbook also includes many allergy-friendly recipes — with more than 90 gluten-free recipes — and many recipes free of soy, nuts, sugar, and grains, too! Whether you are a vegan, "vegan-curious," or you simply want to eat delicious food that just happens to be healthy, too, this cookbook is a must-have for anyone who longs to eat well, feel great, and simply glow! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Do your kids think tempeh is weird? Does your partner worry that a vegan diet isn't well balanced? Do your parents just not get it? Well it's time to win them over! With her first cookbook, But I Could Never Go Vegan!, Kristy Turner deliciously refuted every common excuse to prove that, yes, anyone can go vegan. Now, But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan! serves up 125 all-new, scrumptious, satisfying recipes—organized around 20 too-familiar objections to eating vegan as a family: Don't have time to cook elaborate family dinners? Whip up an easy weeknight solution: Quick Cauliflower Curry, BBQ Chickpea Salad, or Cheesy Quinoa & Veggies. Worried about satisfying the "meat and potatoes" eaters? Wow them with Lazy Vegan Chile Relleno Casserole, Jackfruit Carnitas Burrito Bowl, or Ultimate Twice-Baked Potatoes. Hosting a special event? Try Pizzadillas for game day, Champagne Cupcakes for bridal showers, Maple-Miso Tempeh Cutlets for Thanksgiving, or Herbed Tofu Burgers for your next potluck. Easy-to-follow, bursting-with-flavor recipes—free of all animal products!--make it easier than ever to please vegans and non-vegans at gatherings. Even your most skeptical relatives will be begging for more!
Author: Jennifer McCann
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2008-08-05
If you think vegan lunchtime means peanut butter and jelly day after day, think again! Based on the wildly popular blog of the same name, Vegan Lunch Box offers an amazing array of meat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free meals and snacks. All the recipes are organized into menus to help parents pack quick, nutritious, and irresistible vegan lunches. Ideal for everyday and special occasions, Vegan Lunch Box features tips for feeding even the most finicky kids. It includes handy allergen-free indexes identifying wheat-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free recipes, and product recommendations that make shopping a breeze.
In Dreena Burton's first two bestselling vegan cookbooks, The Everyday Vegan and Vive le Vegan!, she offered a dazzling array of healthy, animal-free recipes, many of which are based ont her experience as a mother of two young girls she and her husband are raising as vegans. Dreena also maintains an active blog (vivelevegan.blogspot.com) and website (everydayvegan.com) and and has cultivated an enthusiastic audience for her nutritious recipes. In this, her third cookbook, Dreena turns her attention to celebratory food - imaginative, colourful, and delectable vegan fare perfect for all kinds of events, from romantic meals to dinner parties to casual potlucks. Many of the recipes are appropriate for everyday meals as well. The book includes over 150 recipes and 16 full-color photographs, as well as meal plans and cooking notes. Eat, Drink and Be Vegan is destined to join the bestselling ranks of her first two books (The Everyday Vegan is now in its fourth printing, and Vive le Vegan! is in its third). Come celebrate with Dreena and impress your guests (and yourself) with these sensational animal-free recipes. Recipes include Lentil and Veggie Chimichangas; Thai Chick-Un Pizza, White Bean Rosemary Soup with Fresh Basil and Jumbo Croutons, Olive and Sundried Tomato Hummus, Veggie Tempeh Muffuletta, Tomato Dill Lentil Soup, Creamy Cashew Dip with Fruit, Crepes with Maple Butter Cream, 5-Star Ice Cream Sandwiches, Chocolate Pumpkin Pie, and Hemp-anola (Dreena's take on granola).