If you’re looking for some new recipes to try without meat, here are some of the most recent vegetarian and vegan cookbooks to hit the shelves at JMRL:
A Modern Way to Cook by Anna Jones – A collection of more than 150 vegetarian recipes includes chapters broken down by cooking time and instructions for making such dishes as smoky pepper and white bean quesadillas, moussaka, avocado fritters, and lemon cannellini cake.
Love Real Food by Kathryne Taylor – The author presents vegetarian recipes that are popular on her blog, including heirloom tomato pesto pizza, peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, and olive oil and black pepper popcorn.
Vegan Food for the Rest of Us by Ann Hodgman – This humorous cookbook features family-tested recipes for vegan meals, including such dishes as yogurt with quinoa muesli, ginger pancakes, black bean soup, sliced sugar snap salad, chipotle bread, cauliflower steaks, and macaroni and cheese.
Veggie Burgers Every Which Way by Lukas Volger – Whether you already subsist on veggie burgers, enjoy them occasionally, or wish there was an alternative to the over-processed frozen burgers sold in cardboard boxes, this is the cookbook for you.
The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook by Victoria Moran – Discusses some of the misconceptions about eating a vegan diet, provides tips on ingredients and substitutions, and offers a collection of vegan recipes for breakfast foods, soups, salads, main courses, and desserts.
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman – Presents a wide-ranging guide to meatless cooking that supports health, sustainability and ethics, incorporating into this new edition more vegan options and a chapter on smoothies, teas and more.
Power Plates by Gena Hamshaw – Provides 100 recipes for one-dish vegan meals, including such dishes as maple cinnamon granola, sesame citrus soba salad, white bean ribolita, golden beet risotto, skillet chili mac, and spiced lentil tamale pie.
Naturally Nourished by Sarah Britton – An acclaimed holistic nutritionist and blogger simplifies whole food, vegetarian cooking for any budget and any night of the week with 100 recipes including grilled caesar salad, cauliflower steaks, baked feta and stone fruit ginger salad.