Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food: 150 Down-Home Recipes Packed with Flavor, Not Calories

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Workman Publishing, 2012 - Cooking - 257 pages
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At last, vegan food that packs a heaping helping of comfort without the extra calories!

Alicia C. Simpson, the master of vegan comfort food, is back again with food that’s crave-worthy and conscience-friendly: 150 satisfying, flavorful, all-new recipes to enjoy from breakfast to dinner and anytime in between. However you define “comfort food,” Alicia’s got you covered with down-home Southern standards, Tex-Mex fiesta favorites, backyard BBQ fare, ole-fashioned one-dish meals, riffs on classic takeout—and a few surprises destined to become new standbys:

Baked Hush Puppies • Hoppin’ John • Sweet Potato Salad • Meatball Soup • Carolina BBQ Sammich • Chik’n Pot Pie • Kung Pao Tofu • Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce • Butter Rum Pound Cake • Ooey Gooeys • Mexican Hot Cocoa • and more!

Every recipe includes detailed nutritional data on calories, carbohydrates, fat, fiber, and more. Plus, suggested daily menus, ranging from 1,400 to 2,000 calories, make it easier than ever to start cooking food that’s good—in every sense of the word!

 

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User Review  - Pia/FP - Goodreads

Love the Vegetable Noodle Soup--I make a pot of it and eat it for breakfast/lunch a few days in a row, like today. Simpson's books tend to have good simple soups. I'll try the Sweet Pea Soup next. But ... Read full review

Contents

LowCalorie Full Flavor
1
Redefining Comfort Food
3
Move Your Butt
5
Learn the Language
6
Whats That? A Guide to Your Vegan Pantry
19
A Menu for Every Size and Occasion
27
The Basics
37
Rise and Dine
49
The Salad Bar
125
Soups On
141
The Main Event
155
Sinful Sweets
199
Beverages
221
Sauces Spreads and Spice Blends
231
Acknowledgements
243
Index
245

Breads and Rolls
79
Snacks and Small Bites
89
Sides
105
About the Author
257
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Alicia C. Simpson, MS, RD, IBCLC, LD, is a certified lactation consultant and registered dietitian specializing in maternal and pediatric nutrition. She is the executive director and founder of a nonprofit clinical lactation practice, Pea Pod Nutrition, providing nutrition and lactation education and support. She has also previously authored three cookbooks, including Quick & Easy Vegan Comfort Food. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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