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20 Vegan Cookbooks For Beginners

Making the switch to a vegan diet can feel overwhelming, but it is one of the best lifestyle changes that you could make. Today I have compiled a list of my favourite vegan cookbooks. Here are 20 Vegan Cookbooks For Beginners.

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20 Vegan Cookbooks For Beginners:

1. Vegan Cookbook for Beginners

Vegan Cookbook for Beginners: The Essential Vegan Cookbook To Get Started
  • Vegan Cookbook for Beginners The Essential Vegan Cookbook to Get Started
  • Rockridge Press (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

Discover the incredible health benefits of going vegan with Vegan Cookbook for Beginners. For those who are exploring veganism for the first time, Vegan Cookbook for Beginners will inspire you to create filling and flavorful plant-based meals to please even the most sceptical carnivore. With more than 150 versatile vegan recipes, Vegan Cookbook for Beginners will let you experience the benefits of improved health and increased energy through eating vegan with recipes that are hearty, comforting, and nutritious.

  

2. Vegan Soul Food Cookbook

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Vegan Soul Food Cookbook: Plant-Based, No-Fuss Southern Favorites
  • Jenkins-El, Nadira (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 178 Pages - 06/16/2020 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

If you love classic soul food but are hungry for options that don’t rely on meat or dairy, the Vegan Soul Food Cookbook is here to delight your taste buds. It’s full of mouthwatering, plant-based versions of comforting favourites like Gumbo, Biscuits and Gravy, and Cajun Fried “Chicken” that are totally vegan but still hearty, delicious, and satisfying.

  

3. The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook

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The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes
  • Hardcover Book
  • Vora, Nisha (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

With food and photos as vivid, joyous, and wholesome as the title of her popular cooking blog–Rainbow Plant Life–suggests, Nisha Vora shares nourishing recipes with her loyal followers daily. Now, in her debut cookbook, she makes healthy, delicious everyday cooking a snap with more than 90 nutritious (and colorful!) recipes you can make easily with the magic of an Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  

4. Fast & Easy Vegan Cookbook

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Fast & Easy Vegan Cookbook: 100 Mouth-Watering Recipes for Time-Crunched Vegans
  • Fields, JL (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 162 Pages - 08/27/2019 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

Whether you’re a full-time vegan or just interested in eating more plant-based foods, variety will spice up your life. The Fast & Easy Vegan Cookbook brings a new selection of fresh meals to your table, pronto! From one-pot to pressure cooker, choose your favorite cooking method―without being held hostage for hours in your kitchen.

  

5. Evolving Vegan: Deliciously Diverse Recipes from North America’s Best Plant-Based Eateries

The Evolving Vegan cookbook celebrates both flavors and stories from a wide array of plant-based eateries all across North America, proving that a plant-friendly diet is truly accessible to all!

  

6. Vegan Holiday Cookbook

Containing seventy-five plant-based recipes specifically designed with Christmas and Thanksgiving in mind, this is the ultimate book for vegans, the vegan-curious, and their families and loved ones. The book will also include menu designs for the perfect festive lunch or dinner get together. Learn to prepare vegan breakfasts, snacks, drinks, main meals, sides, and, of course, desserts.

  

7. Afro-Vegan Cookbook: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed

Renowned chef and food justice activist Bryant Terry reworks and remixes the favourite staples, ingredients, and classic dishes of the African Diaspora to present more than 100 wholly new, creative culinary combinations that will amaze vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike.

  

8. The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook

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The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook: 100 Easy, Healthy Recipes That Are Ready When You Are
  • Okamoto, Toni (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 156 Pages - 05/30/2017 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

Your slow cooker holds the key to eating healthy, plant-based meals that are flavorful, inexpensive, and convenient. The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook features more than 100 simple slow cooker recipes for mouthwatering vegan dishes the whole family will love.

  

9. The Homemade Vegan Pantry Cookbook

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The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of Making Your Own Staples [A Cookbook]
  • The Homemade Vegan Pantry The Art of Making Your Own Staples
  • Hardcover Book
  • Schinner, Miyoko (Author)

Studded with full-colour photos, The Homemade Vegan Pantry celebrates beautiful, handcrafted foods that don’t take a ton of time, from ice cream and pizza dough to granola and breakfast sausage. Miyoko Schinner guides readers through the techniques for making French-style buttercreams, roasted tomatoes, and pasta without special equipment. Her easy methods make “slow food” fast, and full of flavor. 

  

10. The Vegan Cookbook for Athletes

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The Vegan Cookbook for Athletes: 101 Recipes and 3 Meal Plans to Build Endurance and Strength
  • Campbell, Anne-Marie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 226 Pages - 07/14/2020 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

Whether you’re a committed vegan or just starting a vegan diet, you can create a tailored nutrition plan for your athletic demands, from general training to an Ironman. From learning how to balance carbohydrates, fats, and proteins to things like eliminating cooking oil, this standout among vegan cookbooks is your dietary guide to a life of athletic success.

  

11. The Essential Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook: 75 Whole Food Recipes to Fry, Bake, and Roast

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The Essential Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook: 75 Whole Food Recipes to Fry, Bake, and Roast
  • Challis, Tess (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 168 Pages - 06/18/2019 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

If you’re serious about eating a healthy, plant-based diet but still have cravings for the crispy crunch of fried foods―this book has good news for you. The Essential Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook serves up the most comprehensive collection of good-for-you vegan recipes that pack deep-fried taste―without all the guilt.

  

12. Veganbell’s Indian Vegan Cookbook: 90 Easy, Plant-Based Recipes from India

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Veganbell's Indian Vegan Cookbook: 90 Easy, Plant-Based Recipes from India
  • Pokhrel, Neelam (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 174 Pages - 03/21/2020 (Publication Date) - Neelam Pokhrel (Publisher)

Discover the authentic taste of India – right from your kitchen. Whether you’re new to Indian food and looking to experiment at home, or you’re a level 10 curry-lover (like we are) and wish to recreate restaurant-style flavors, this is the cookbook for you.

  

13. Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes to Feed Your Face

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Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes to Feed Your Face [A Cookbook]
  • Toyota, Lauren (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 240 Pages - 02/27/2018 (Publication Date) - Ten Speed Press (Publisher)

A fun and irreverent take on vegan comfort food that’s saucy, sweet, sassy, and most definitely deep-fried, from YouTube sensation Lauren Toyota of Hot for Food. In this bold collection of more than 100 recipes, the world of comfort food and vegan cooking collide as Lauren Toyota shares her favorite recipes and creative ways to make Philly cheesesteak, fried chicken, and mac ‘n’ cheese, all with simple vegan ingredients.

  

14. The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your Instant Pot

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The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your Instant Pot: 80 Easy and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes That You...
  • Page Street Publishing
  • Hester, Kathy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

With this must-have vegan guide, bestselling author Kathy Hester shows you how easy it is to pressure cook, steam, sauté and slow cook with your Instant Pot. Cook an entire meal at the same time with Kathy’s layered entrees and sides, try a one-pot meal or prepare beans and lentils in half the time.

  

15. Simply Delicious Vegan: 100 Plant-Based Recipes by the creator of From My Bowl

Simply Delicious Vegan: 100 Plant-Based Recipes by the creator of From My Bowl
  • Hardcover Book
  • Shoemaker, Caitlin (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

Caitlin Shoemaker, vegan and health-world influencer and creator of the blog From My Bowl, shares the laid-back kitchen magic of her simple, flavorful recipes. Simply Delicious Vegan proves that unprocessed, plant-based food doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated, or boring—and even better, it can make you feel (and look) your absolute best.

  

16. 30-Minute Vegan Dinners: 75 Fast Plant-Based Meals

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30-Minute Vegan Dinners: 75 Fast Plant-Based Meals You're Going to Crave!
  • Sadd, Megan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 192 Pages - 02/05/2019 (Publication Date) - Page Street Publishing...

This brilliant cookbook reveals the secrets to cooking dinners that you crave― the kind that comfort, nourish and inspire you, without a ton of work. With every recipe clocking in under 30 minutes (prep included!), anyone can enjoy incredible plant-based meals every night of the week.

  

17. East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-Based and Delicious

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East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-Based and Delicious
  • Gill, Sasha (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 03/05/2019 (Publication Date) - The Experiment (Publisher)

When Sasha Gill went vegan, she wasn’t about to leave her family’s home-cooked favourites behind. Pad thai without fish sauce? Curry without ghee? In East Meets Vegan, Sasha proves that Asian cooking can be plant-based—as well as easy, affordable, and delicious!

  

18. The Vegan Cookbook for Kids: Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Young Chefs

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The Vegan Cookbook for Kids: Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Young Chefs
  • Musick, Barb (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 142 Pages - 11/03/2020 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

This kids cookbook starts by teaching you about common plant-based ingredients, essential kitchen tools, and cooking safety guidelines. Get more comfortable in the kitchen as you cook with tips and ideas to help you become a better chef. Plus, you’ll keep it simple with the recipes in this kids cookbook―they use mostly easy-to-find, inexpensive ingredients.

  

19. Vegan Recipes in 30 Minutes: A Vegan Cookbooks with 106 Quick & Easy Recipes

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Vegan Recipes in 30 Minutes: A Vegan Cookbook with 106 Quick & Easy Recipes
  • Shasta Press (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 178 Pages - 12/04/2014 (Publication Date) - Shasta Press (Publisher)

Vegan Recipes in 30 Minutes is the cookbook for busy vegans. Filled with healthy, whole-food recipes that take 30 minutes or less from start to finish, this vegan cookbook makes it easy to prepare fresh and savory foods for every meal―no matter how little time you have.

  

20. Whole Food Vegan Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Healthy, Natural Ingredients

Whole Food Vegan Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Healthy, Natural Ingredients
  • Markowitz PhD, Annie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 116 Pages - 01/21/2020 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)

The classic cookies, cakes, and pies in Whole Food Vegan Baking have been transformed into better-for-you versions of themselves that still taste fantastic. Most vegan baking includes refined sugar and other processed foods, but these recipes are made with only natural, whole-food, plant-based ingredients. So you can be kind to your body while still indulging in decadence.

  

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