Transition to a vegetarian diet—or just add more meat-free meals to your repertoire—easily and deliciously with this collection of simple, affordable, and satisfying go-to recipes.
Greens, beans, fruit, and grains make a healthy and sustainable diet for you and for the earth, but finding vegetable-based recipes that taste delicious and are easy to make is sometimes a challenge, especially if you are new to vegetarianism. This abridged and affordable edition of Erin Alderson’s The Easy Vegetarian Kitchenmakes vegetarian cooking accessible and flavorful for anyone who wants to learn to enjoy eating meat-free—even if it’s just some of the time.
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Cooking for Beginners offers tasty and satisfying vegetable-based recipes that will satisfy even the hungriest eaters all day long. Each recipe offers ideas on how to up protein levels, customize taste, and feed your whole family—or just you. Even meat eaters will love these enticing dishes.
This book will help you establish a collection of recipes that you will want to make again and again, offering simple and affordable solutions for a happy and satisfied transition to an all-plant diet. Beans, greens, grains, fruits, and spices make each meal memorable, from breakfast to dinner, plus snacks and desserts.
You will find staple recipes such as salads, sandwiches, stir-fries, casseroles, stews, frittatas, omelets, bars, smoothies, and so much more, which can be easily adapted to seasonal or on-hand ingredients. Core recipes offer cooks an essential pantry list, so eating vegetarian is always easy. Mexican, Italian, and classic American fare are all included for a wide range of options to make vegetarian eating as easy as possible for beginners.
Whatever leads you on your path to a meat-free lifestyle, Quick and Easy Vegetarian Cooking for Beginners is the place to start you new plant-based approach to eating well.
About the Author
Erin Alderson is the recipe developer, photographer, and voice behind the whole foods, vegetarian blog Naturally Ella. Erin started blogging on a whim in 2007 as a healthy baking blog but has since then grown into a thriving seasonal, whole foods resource site. She grew up in a traditional middle class family that had a diet largely subsistent on fast food. When Erin’s father suffered a massive heart attack, she began to question her own health and eating habits. Since then, she has ditched processed foods in lieu of whole foods. Erin is a large proponent of local agriculture and seasonal eating, which has become a large part of the Naturally Ella blog. Erin is also the author of The Homemade Flour Cookbook (Fair Winds Press). naturallyella.com