4 New Vegan and Vegetarian Cookbooks

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New Vegan and Vegetarian Cookbooks

November is officially the World Vegan Month! This month commemorates the founding of the Vegan Society and is dedicated to spreading awareness about the vegan lifestyle.
Unlike vegetarians, vegans prefer a plant-based, non-dairy vegetarian diet. Even if you do not plan to go strictly vegan, there are other vegetarian-like diets to choose from. A vegetarian diet avoids meat but allows dairy products whereas a pescetarian diet avoids meat but allows fish.
We have compiled a list of 4 recently published food books to help you give a taste of a vegan or vegetarian diet.

1. Chloe’s Vegan Italian Kitchen

Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen150 Pizzas, Pastas, Pestos, Risottos, & Lots of Creamy Italian Classics by Chloe Coscarelli
Published: 9/23/2014
Current Amazon Rating: 4.9/5
Paperback (Amazon): $11.69
Chloe’s Vegan Italian Kitchen is a recent release by vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli. This is Chloe’s fifth cookbook since 2012 when her first book ‘Chloe’s Kitchen’ was published. This cookbook features more than 150 vegan recipes inspired by the Italian cuisine. To Chloe’s credit, she is the first vegetarian chef ever to have won a TV culinary competition. In 2010, the then 23-year-old Chloe won Food Network’s ‘Cupcake Wars’ with her vegan cupcakes, and that too against three bakers.

2. Plenty More

vegan cooking,Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi
Published: 10/14/2014
Current Amazon Rating: 4.4/5
Hardcover (Amazon): $21.03
Yotam Ottolenghi‘s Plenty More is a follow-up to his best-selling cookbook ‘Plenty’ which was translated into seven languages. The Israeli-born chef is also the owner of at least 4 London-based restaurants and delis. Plenty More features over 150 vegan recipes including salads and desserts.

3. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

The Vegetarian Flavor BibleThe Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity with Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, and More, Based on the Wisdom of Leading American Chefs by Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg (Photographer)
Published: 10/14/2014
Current Amazon Rating: 5/5
Hardcover (Amazon): $36
Karen Page and her husband Andrew Dornenburg have co-authored a number of acclaimed cookbooks since 1995. Page is also the recipient of several honors and awards. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible was referred to as one of most awaited cookbooks of 2014. The book is more than a cookbook; it’s a perfect reference for all vegan chefs and home cooks providing an A-Z list of hundreds of ingredients. This guide to vegan cooking features insights from America’s renowned chefs and restaurants. The editorial staff at Barnes and Noble has termed it as the “most useful” food books of 2014.

4. Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings

Happy Herbivore Holidays & GatheringsEasy Plant-Based Recipes for Your Healthiest Celebrations and Special Occasions by Lindsay S. Nixon
Published: 11/4/2014
Current Amazon Rating: 4.1/5
Paperback (Amazon): $11.66
Lindsay Nixon is known for her Happy Herbivore cookbook series. In ‘Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings,’ she provides her readers healthy food recipes for the holiday season. The book contains over 130 new and old recipes covering party planning for 12 special occasions. Nixon’s recipes are either fat-free or low-fat and she uses whole, unprocessed plant foods. This book is a must check out for vegans looking for healthy recipes for holiday gatherings.

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