Southern & Rebel Recipes for Vegans

Healthy eating is on the rise more so than ever. With more and more people searching for wholesome recipes that not only appease their taste buds, but also nourish their body with nutritious foods, an abundance of vegan cookbooks are hitting the store shelves. These mouth-watering cookbooks are making a positive impact on our environment and health with plant-based options. They are perfect for the diehard vegan or someone who is looking to incorporate more plant-derived recipes into their family menu. Here are two new vegan recipe books that will satisfy all palates.

Southern Vegan

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Southern Vegan features 60 delicious down-home, hearty, southern-flavored plant-based recipes. The aroma of your favorite foods brings back nostalgic memories and now you can duplicate them with healthier ingredients. This delectable recipe book is divided into seven mouth-watering chapters.

* A Proper Southern Brunch
* Easy as All Get-Out
* Gettin’ Fancy for Supper Time
* Carbs are a Southern Gal’s Best Friend
* Rather Fine Fixins
* Sweet Home Soups
* Deep South Desserts

A lot of people assume that you have to give up your comfort food, but this cookbook will surprise by revamping some of your family’s favorites recipes handed down from generation to generation. Including vegan options offers a creative and healthy spin to a variety of meals and that is a good thing.

Each recipe includes a full-color photo and easy to following instructions. You’ll introduce your family to scrumptious vegan meals with tantalizing textures and addictive flavors that will keep them wanting more. Some of these are Nashville Hot Cauliflower, Cowboy Chili, Deluxe Southern Reuben, Spicy Southern Broccoli, Dill Pickle Pasta Salad, Mississippi Mud Cheesecake and more! Start a new tradition with delicious vegan recipes packed with southern flavors.

Rebel Recipes

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Rebel Recipes offers plant-based recipes as you’ve never experienced before, yet remaining simple to create. You’ll get to indulge in flavor combos that are loaded with the vibrancy and flavors of wholesome foods. This awesome cookbook is broken down into the following seven chapters.

* Introduction
* Rise Up to rule-breaking Breakfasts
* Rebelicious Mains
* Small Plates, Soups and Salads
* Against the Grain
* Can’t Believe It’s Vegan Desserts
* The Rebel Pantry

To get you started, the introduction shares all the pantry essentials you’ll need to create the included recipes. They are all easy to find in your grocers, no bizarre ingredients to search for. All the images are full-color and inviting. They make you want to gather your ingredients and whip up a batch.

I have lots of vegan recipe books, but this one is a step up. The recipes are so creative, unique, and flavorful that a vegan lifestyle will seem tempting and doable. You certainly won’t get bored with the variety offered. Some of the included recipes are Cherry Blackwell Chia Parfaits, Baked Mushrooms with Spinach and Hazelnut Pesto, Spiced Potatoes and Spinach, Kimchi Fried Rice with Greens and Crispy Tofu. Vegan never tasted so yummy.

Disclaimer: I received complimentary product to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own, yours may differ.


  • I am leaning more and more to vegan and vegetarian meals, so these cookbooks would be fantastic additions to my collection.

  • I’d love to win this because we don’t eat a lot of meat at home. We aren’t fully vegan/vegetarian but do try to limit our use of animal products.

  • Easy question to why I want to win.
    I am a southern gal in a long line of fabulous real southern Georgia/Florida/Carolina cooks both male and females going back over 100 years.
    And, now doing both eating my beloved southern/soul foods with benefit of healthy vegan.

  • Why do I want to win this prize?
    Because I’m a Foodie and must try EVERYTHING!!!

  • I’m trying to incorporate more vegan cooking all the time so these would be great books to get me started!

  • I want to win this prize so I can make foods that our daughter likes when she visits.

  • I’d like to win this prize because I follow a vegan diet and am always looking for new recipes to try!

  • My Southern Gal daughter is actually a vegetarian but would love this cookbook. She could use some new ideas.

  • I enjoy cooking and am always looking for new recipes. These look like good cookbooks.

  • I would love to win this because I am always trying to make more healthy meals for my family.

  • I could always use some new vegan recipes. I’ve been vegan for 5 years this July

  • I would like to start making vegan/ vegetarian meals but need inspiration. So I would keep these for myself.

  • I’m trying to drop meat, so this would be perfect to learn different, interesting recipes.

  • We enjoy eating meat-free meals and would love more ideas to incorporate into our weekly meals!

  • I want to win because my boyfriend is vegan and he would love this. We could make more vegan recipes together.

  • I’d really love to win this prize pack. I’m struggling with losing weight and currently working at switching to a more plant based diet. I love Southern food and would love to learn how to make healthier, but tasty options to compliment my diet.

  • I’ve been vegetarian for decades and have always thought becoming vegan would be so much harder, this would give me an idea if I’ve been wrong all these years

  • My friend is vegan and this would be a perfect cookbook to learn how to create dishes for her.

  • I’m always looking for new vegan cookbooks. These are perfect to experiment with all the home cooking!

  • We’ve been cooking at home since March 22nd when I came 8 hours by car to help care for my grandsons. I love Southern cooking and could use new ways to make cornbread and other recipes. Looking at cookbooks gives me ideas to experiment with.

  • my nephew recently became a vegan. i would love to send him some new recipes to try.

  • I am newly vegan (since May 13) and only have two cook books -I would love to add to that collection! I am very passionate about cooking, and would get a lot of use out of these.

  • I am trying to adjust my diet and eat better, including while at work. Managing protein from a vegan standpoint would help my goal.

  • These books are awesome! I try to limit consumption of meat products. It would be beneficial both from a health perspective and a financial perspective to incorporate more veggies in the diet

  • We love adding new cookbooks into our stash! These would definitely have some unique recipes to add to the mix.