There is an array of health benefits associated with meatless meals and hence, an increasing number of people are enjoying them.
This new edition of the vegetarian kitchen bible reflects current food trends and styles of cooking. Catering to the needs of today’s busy cooks, from committed vegetarians to flexitarians” to those simply looking for inventive ideas for peak-of-season produce, the recipes are easier and faster to prepare, with fewer ingredients and more concise cooking methods. The recipes, which all adhere to American Heart Association guidelines, emphasize super foods” foods that boast high nutritional, antioxidant, and phytochemical qualities including blueberries, pomegranate juice, edamame, leafy dark greens, beans and legumes, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and soy. Included are recipes from every category, from appetizers through desserts, with more than 500 entrees, offering a superb assortment of satisfying meals that are low in fat and rich in flavor. Each recipe is labeled with an identifying icon for vegan, lacto-vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, and lacto-ovo-vegetarian. Nutritional data and diabetic exchanges are provided for each recipe.