It’s that time of year! Festivities are around the corner. Warm thoughts of peace and joy for the world, and how to cook the best vegan holiday feast ever abound!
Many are also thinking how they can inspire OTHERS to join in the vegan merriment, and get inspired to live a healthier, happier lifestyle and create a compassionate world.
Well, check out these new VEGAN books; all are “best sellers” and published within the past year – with the exception of one that will be hot off the press before Christmas! (I already ordered it for myself!)
They all make great gifts, and make the world a better place, too!
The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook: 100 Easy, Healthy Recipes That Are Ready When You Are
Plant Based on a Budget, Toni Okamoto creates simple, healthy meals that are packed full of flavor and nutrients. In The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook Toni shows you how to get your money’s worth when making vegan meals at home.
The easy-to-follow recipes in The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook make it simple to enjoy healthy vegan meals that you’ll love to eat―without the fuss of using multiple pots and pans.
*Recommended for those who loooove cooking with a slow-cooker!
The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet is an easy-to-follow, meal-by-meal makeover is the approach Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman (featured in the Forks Over Knives documentary) use every day in their nutritional health practice.
It’s a simple plan that focuses on hearty comfort foods and does not involve portion control or worrying about obtaining single nutrients like protein and calcium.
*Recommended for those who don’t want to cook with any oil and don’t want to consume any processed foods. Good for those who don’t need any transitionary vegan foods such as vegan chick’n nuggets or vegan cupcakes, if ya know what I’m sayin’
The Cheese Trap: How Breaking a Surprising Addiction Will Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Get Healthy
In The Cheese Trap, Dr. Neal Barnard presents a comprehensive program to help readers break free of their cheese addiction so they can lose weight, boost energy, and improve their overall health.
This easy-to-follow diet features a treasury of healthy recipes that will tame even the toughest cravings-from pizza, to lasagna, to ice cream and cheesecake.
*Recommended for those who are having an easy time going vegan, other than the CHEESE!
The Mindful Vegan
The Mindful Vegan sets you on a path to cultivating your capacity for genuine happiness and a more peaceful life– in a way that is personally satisfying and aligned with your deepest values.
With Lani Mulrath’s guidance, you’ll learn the techniques of mindfulness meditation, opening the door to creating a more resilient vegan lifestyle. You’ll discover why eating in a way that lines up with your convictions about health, the environment, and ethics reduces stress and increases happiness.
This book is for anyone who wants to be free of frustrating and baffling eating behaviors, experience a new ease around eating, and discover their naturally healthy body and weight.
*Recommended for those who want to add a little extra tranquility to their hectic lives.
Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life
Eric O’Grey was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that’s when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of unconditional love that forever changed their lives.
Walking With Peety is for anyone who is ready to make a change in his or her life, and for everyone who knows the joy, love, and hope that dogs can bring.
This is more than a tale of mutual rescue. This is an epic story of friendship and strength.
*Recommended for those who are trying to lose weight and build self esteem. It’s a heartwarming story!
The Vegan Way: 21 Days to a Happier, Healthier Plant-Based Lifestyle That Will Transform Your Home, Your Diet, and You
The Vegan Way is a book filled with everything Jackie Day has learned as a happy vegan for over 30 years, an award winning health educator, and author of the popular vegan blog, My Vegan Journal.
A lifestyle guide that’s a real game-changer, The Vegan Way is for those who are intimidated by going vegan overnight, but don’t want the transition to stretch out for months or even years.
In a 21 day plan that emphasizes three core reasons for going vegan—being as healthy as you can be, being compassionate to animals, and respecting our planet—Jackie provides inspiration along with a specific goal to achieve each day with all of the support you need to accomplish it. It might be something as simple as switching out your coffee creamer for almond milk or as daunting as kicking the cheese habit.
Readers will learn where to dine and what to order when eating out, the most vegan-friendly places to visit, how to avoid clothing made from animals, and how to decipher those pesky ingredients lists. Readers will also find a handful of easy and delicious recipes sprinkled throughout.
The Vegan Way is a road map that puts positive thoughts about health, the environment, and animals into action, transforming your life into a vibrant, healthy, and compassionate one.
*Recommended for those who want to go 100% vegan. The Vegan Way goes well beyond diet. It’s upbeat and packed with great info for transitioning vegans, and seasoned vegans, too. Something for everyone!
The How Not to Die Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease
Dr. Michael Greger’s first traditionally published book, How Not to Die, presented the scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of premature death and disability. Now, The How Not to Die Cookbook puts that science into action.
From Superfood Breakfast Bites to Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca to Two-Berry Pie with Pecan-Sunflower Crust, every recipe in The How Not to Die Cookbook offers a delectable, easy-to-prepare, plant-based dish to help anyone eat their way to better health.
*Recommended for anyone who enjoyed Dr. Greger’s New York Times Best Seller: How Not To Die and wants more recipes!