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Vegetarian Sandwiches: Fresh Fillings for Slices, Pockets, Wraps, and Rolls
Vegetarian Sandwiches
Fresh Fillings for Slices, Pockets, Wraps, and Rolls
Paperback      ISBN: 0811825019

Goodbye, peanut butter and jelly In this lively, easy-to-use cookbook, author Paulette Mitchell shares 75 recipes for delicious, healthy hand-held meals that will satisfy both vegetarians and omnivores alike. Think a veggie sandwich is just cheese and sprouts? Think again. Try brown-bagging it with Mexican Black-Bean Pitas, wowing a dinner party with elegant Pear Crostini, or satisfying a hungry crowd with Eggplant Parmesan Poor Boys. Plus, youll find great sandwich accompaniments such as Herbed Fresh Tomato-Carrot Soup and Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette. From tofu and tempeh to fresh veggies and grains, "Vegetarian Sandwiches" is a must-have for the lunchbox set.

Whole Food Facts: The Complete Reference Guide
Whole Food Facts
The Complete Reference Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 089281635x

This easy-to-read compendium is an indispensable guide to meal planning, cooking, and shopping for both the beginner and the experienced whole food cook. From amazake and arugula to shiitake and teff, Evelyn Roehl offers the most up-to-date information on buying and cooking with whole foods. The familiar as well as the exotic in fruits and vegetables, dairy products, grains and legumes, oils, and sweeteners are discussed in detail in this A-Z reference guide no kitchen should be without.
Updated and enlarged edition.

With more natural foods and organic produce in supermarkets, the new USDA Food Pyramid Guide, and recently published information on the value of nutrients and specialty diets, more health-conscious consumers are seeking information on selecting, preparing, and storing whole foods.

The author provides comprehensive nutritional charts and a complete discussion of diets, including vegetarian, macrobiotic, and the new USDA-recommended diet.

A special chapter on nutrients answers the frequently-asked questions What is it?, How do I use it?, How nutritious is it?, and Where does it come from?.
Raw Food Life Force Energy: Enter a Totally New Stratosphere of Weight Loss, Beauty, and Health
Raw Food Life Force Energy
Enter a Totally New Stratosphere of Weight Loss, Beauty, and Health
Paperback      ISBN: 0061344656

According to top nutritionist Natalia Rose, the secret to a beautiful lean body, youthful radiant skin, abundant energy, and a state of natural bliss is Life Force Energy. If we can properly harness and increase our Life Force Energy through simple dietary and environmental principles, we can experience radically improved levels of health, beauty, and happiness.

With Raw Food Life Force Energy's more than seventy irresistibly fresh and energizing recipes, you'll see amazing results, including:

  • Effortless, abundant weight loss
  • Glowing, healthy skin
  • Markedly increased energy
  • Fewer colds and flus
  • A more positive attitude and increased mental acuity

Natalia Rose offers a new vision of how to honor and revitalize our bodies and become powerfully attractive inside and out. Raw Food Life Force Energy shows us how to break out of our destructive, energy-draining patterns of poor eating, unsuccessful dieting, and stressful living to lift ourselves to a whole new stratosphere of well-being.

The Greens Cookbook: Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine from the Celebrated Restaurant
The Greens Cookbook
Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine from the Celebrated Restaurant
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0767908236

"The Greens Cookbook" is that rarity, a book that truly represents a revolution in cooking. Here are the recipes that helped to create the boldly original and highly successful Greens Restaurant on San Francisco Bay. Not only for vegetarians, this book caters to everyone who seeks delight in cooking and eating. Using an extraordinary range of fresh ingredients in imaginative and delicious ways, it shows how to present a feast for the eyes as well as for the palate.
"The Greens Cookbook" contains more than 260 recipes for all seasons, all occasions, all tastes. From bright, simple salads to beautifully spiralled roulades, here is a provocative, sophisticated and varied fare, dedicated to elegance and balance, taste and texture, color and freshness.
"The Greens Cookbook" presents everything you need to know to create and enjoy at home meals that draw rave reviews in the restaurant. Inside you will find: Inspiring menus for spring, summer, winter, fall. Everything from easy-to-prepare dishes for two to meals for a gala feast. The first guide to selecting wines with vegetable dishes. Glossaries of unfamiliar ingredients and useful kitchen equipment. A generous and encouraging text that helps develop your skill and self-expression as a cook. Insightful professional tips heading each recipe, and much more.

The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook: Fresh, Fun, and Delicious Vegan Recipes That Will Entice and Satisfy Vegetarians and Nonvegetarians Alike
The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook
Fresh, Fun, and Delicious Vegan Recipes That Will Entice and Satisfy Vegetarians and Nonvegetarians Alike
Paperback      ISBN: 1590300769

When people ask Tanya Petrovna, "Are you a strict vegetarian?" she replies, "No, I'm a fun vegetarian " The visionary behind the Native Foods chain of restaurants, Tanya is known for creating cuisine that is nutritious, organic, compassionate, and delicious. And with signature dishes like her dairy-free cheesecake made from cashew nuts, she proves that healthy, animal-friendly eating can be indulgent and fun.

Now, with this book, Tanya's best recipes can be made at home, including: "Fun Mung Curry," "Seitan Ol Mole," and "Rockin' Moroccan Skewers." Plus, there are plenty of outrageous desserts such as "Elephant Chocolate Cake with Cinnamon Peanut Butter Topping," "Sam's Vegan Cheesecake," and "Chocolate French Silk Lingerie Pie."

The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook also contains glossaries of ingredients, utensils, and cooking methods and instructions for making your own seitan from scratch.
Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
Appetite for Reduction
125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 1600940498
Vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz shares her collection of plant-based and low-calorie meals that are full of flavor and totally satisfying.

This is not your mother's low-fat cookbook. It has no foolish tricks, no bizarre concoctions, no chemicals, no frozen meals...no fake anything Appetite for Reduction means cooking with real food, for real life. (Skimpy portions need not apply.)

In Appetite for Reduction, bestselling author and vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz shares 125 delectable, nutritionally-balanced recipes for the foods you crave--lasagna, tacos, barbecue, curries, stews, and much more--that's all:
  • Only 200 to 400 calories per serving
  • Plant-based and packed with nutrients
  • Low in saturated fat and sugar; high in fiber
  • Drop-dead delicious

You'll also find lots of gluten-free and soy-free options. The best part? Dinner can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. So ditch those diet shakes. Skip that lemonade cleanse. And fight for your right to eat something satisfying Now you can look better, feel better, and have more energy while eating the food (and portions) you deserve.
Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker: 200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are
Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker
200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are
Paperback      ISBN: 1558322566

For the millions of home cooks who swear by the ease and convenience of the slow cooker, this book provides a whole new array of healthy, delicious recipes - that don't rely on canned soup for flavor And for the millions of vegetarians looking for simple, hearty fare, this book introduces them to the magic of slow cooking. Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker proves that slow cookers can be used for much more than just tough, inexpensive cuts of meat. They are perfect for vegetarian and healthy cooking because slow cooking is a foolproof way to make beans, grains, and root vegetables, in preparations such as Spicy White Bean and Sweet Potato Stew with Collards, Balsamic-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips, and Boston Brown Bread. Stuffed vegetables, such as Bell Peppers Stuffed with Couscous and Lentils, are moist and tender, with none of the oven's dryness. Even desserts, such as Chocolate Fantasy Fondue and Brandy-Laced Pear Brown Betty, are sensational. Chapters on appetizers, soups, stews, beans, vegetables, condiments, breakfasts, desserts, and beverages ensure that nothing is overlooked. A complete introduction provides information on all the latest advances in slow cooker models and accessories. By now the remarkable convenience of the slow cooker is no secret: it's practically a miracle to come home after a long day out and have dinner ready and waiting. It can be left unattended; it keeps the kitchen cool on warm days; and it's inexpensive and durable. At last, vegetarians and anyone looking for healthy meal alternatives can take full advantage of this amazing appliance.

Being Vegan
Being Vegan
Paperback      ISBN: 0737303239

In Being Vegan, renowned activist and award-winning on-line columnist Joanne Stepaniak presents the definitive Q&A primer on an often misunderstood life choice. Fielding questions from friends and foes, she describes how compassion, kindness, and mercy to animals can be integrated into everyday life. It covers living the vegan philosophy and ethic, discovering hidden animal products and ingredients, and more.

Extraveganza: Original Recipes from Phoenix Organic Farm
Extraveganza
Original Recipes from Phoenix Organic Farm
Paperback      ISBN: 0865715513

Containing over 200 savoury and sweet recipes - some using natural dyes - this book encourages organic, local eating and sustainable lifestyles, and the use of edible flowers and fresh herbs in presenting dishes.

Still Life With Menu Cookbook
Still Life With Menu Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0898152569

The author of Moosewood Cookbook and The Enchanted Broccoli Forest presents a new collection of delectable vegetarian recipes featuring great tastes and natural ingredients.