A vegan lifestyle is on the rise due to many personal and ethical factors, animal welfare, our health and the devastation of our planet. A plant-based diet is more than a trend, it’s a conscious way of living. Veganism is permeating the masses. It’s gone viral. It’s global! Yes, more people are embracing a vegan diet. In fact, both Forbes and Economist have declared 2019, The Year of the Vegan! With that, there is a flood of new vegan recipe books hitting the market and we’re eager to test drive them. Here are three new plant-based books that offer a plethora of delicious recipes.
15 Minute Vegan: On a Budget
15 minute vegan on a budget offers 100 tasty recipes you can whip up quickly and without breaking your wallet. With so many of us living fast-paced lives, we’re all looking for nutritious recipes that we can put together in a flash and without sacrificing flavor. The recipes in this cookbook are created by using in-season fruits and vegetables and without any expensive equipment. There are five recipe chapters — love your leftovers, from the cupboard, fresh, family favorites and sweet treats.
15-minute vegan starts off with tips about smart shopping, what to buy, kitchen essentials and how to reduce waste. The rest of the book is all recipes with easy to follow instructions and colorful photos. Here are a few recipes you can make, Chickpea Bunny Chow, Sweetcorn Salsa, Fragrant Chickpea Pilaf, Cajun-Spiced Potatoes, Tea-infused Chana Masala, Traditional Greek Fasolada, and Sesame Brittle Thins. There is a recipe for everyone’s taste buds.
30 Minute Vegan Dinners
30-Minute Vegan Dinners invites readers to try their 75 fast plant-based recipes. I love this recipe book! The variety of recipes offered is inspiring and tempting. The last thing we want to do after a long day is to come home and slave in the kitchen for hours. You won’t have to with the delicious, easy to make recipes included in this cookbook.
The first chapter will have you mastering the art of multitasking. The rest of the chapters are devoted to types of foods, these include Fast-Casual California Cuisine, Southern Comfort Made Simple, Instant Pan-Asian, Speedy Homestyle Italian, Elevated Pum Grub Made Easy, American Food Truck Fare, Quick & Easy Latin Flair and Bonus Pantry Staples.
All the recipes are kid-friendly, plus there are gluten-free alternatives. Each recipe is made with easy to find ingredients and the instructions are presented with easy to follow steps. The vibrant and mouth-watering photos will inspire you to whip up the recipe within 30 minutes. How about whipping up some Spicy Buffalo Tempeh Wraps with Cashew Ranch, Mostly Raw Lasagna, California Cobb Salad with Smoky Coconut Bacon, Chicken-Fried Tofu with Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes or some Pan-Fried Ravioli with Tofu Ricotta. I’m delighted to have this vegan recipe book as part of my culinary collection.
Vegan Goodness Feasts
Let’s have a party! Vegan Goodness Feast has 70 flavorsome plant-based recipes that you can serve at small or large functions, gatherings, and get-togethers. Sharing a tasty meal with friends and family is the ideal time to catch up and create some memorable moments. You’ll learn to make new family favorites from the following chapters, Brunches and Pit Stops, Grazing & Finger Food, The Beloved BBQ, Meals to Build Together, Planning Ahead, Seven Sides & Seven Salads, Condiments, Sprinkles and Basics, Special Occasions Sweet Treats and finally Six Simple Sips.
These recipes are for those who have the time to savor the moment and enjoy creating meals for their family. Although none of the recipes state how long it takes to make each one, there is definitely some time involved for many of them. Some people completely enjoy cooking and creating meals with family, time is not a factor.
Pictures say a 1000 words and the photos included in this books look saporous and scrumptious. Whip up some Crumbed Chickpea Burgers, One-Pot Black Bean & Lentil Cilli, Maultaschen, and Chocolate Raspberry Tarts. From making your own bagels to sipping on a Mojito Slushy, you’ll find an abundance of recipes that will be ideal for your get-togethers.