Living Vegetarian For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2009 - Cooking - 384 pages
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Practical ways to explore and adapt a vegetarian lifestyle

Are you considering a vegetarian diet for yourself or your family? Wondering if it's safe and how you'll get the right amount of nutrients? This authoritative guide has all the answers you need about living vegetarian, featuring healthful advice as well as delicious dishes involving vegetables, fruits, grains, and dairy.

Inside you'll find expert advice on adopting a vegetarian lifestyle, from creating a vegetarian shopping list and understanding the nutritional aspects of vegetarian eating, to using the right cooking supplies to vegetarian etiquette, eating out, and converting a kitchen-and your family's mindset-away from meat. You'll discover how to make it work when you're the only member of the house who is vegetarian, as well as how to support a family member, including a child.

  • Provides the latest information on vegetarian diets as they relate to health, the environment, and other areas of our lives
  • Includes tips for gradually reducing your meat intake
  • Explains the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Offers dozens of new recipes designed to ease the transition from omnivore to vegetarian

Whether you're a long-time vegetarian or just starting out, Living Vegetarian For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your guide to evaluating and enjoying a meat-free lifestyle.

 

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Contents

Table ofContents Introduction
Vegetarianism 101 Starting with the Basics
Vegetarians Are Sprouting Up All Over Why Meatless Makes Sense
Nutrition KnowHow for Living Vegetarian
Making the Transition to MeatFree
Making Sure Its MeatFree
Planning and Preparing Your Vegetarian Kitchen
Shopping and Stocking Your Vegetarian Pantry
Baking Easy Breads and Rolls
Dishing Out Delicious Desserts
Celebrating the Holidays VegetarianStyle
Living and Loving the Vegetarian Lifestyle
Mastering the Art of Diplomacy Watching how you present yourself
Dating Nonvegetarians
Dining in Restaurants and Other Venues
Living Vegetarian for a Lifetime

Cooking Tools and Techniques Tools You ReallyNeed Pots and pans
Meals Made Easy Recipes for Everyone
Enjoying Easy Soups Salads and Sides
Making Meatless Main Dishes
AllTime Favorites
Meatless Meals for Children and Teens
Ten Sound Reasons for Going Vegetarian
TenSimple Substitutes for Vegetarian Dishes
Bean Burrito

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About the author (2009)

Suzanne Havala Hobbs, DrPH, MS, RD, a vegetarian for more than 30 years, is a registered and licensed dietitian, an editorial board member for Vegetarian Times magazine, and a nationally recognized author on issues relating to food, nutrition, and health policy. She is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina's Gillings School of Global Public Health.

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