Living Vegan For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 2, 2009 - Cooking - 384 pages

The fun and easy way® to live a vegan lifestyle

Are you thinking about becoming a vegan? Already a practicing vegan? More than 3 million Americans currently live a vegan lifestyle, and that number is growing. Living Vegan For Dummies is your one-stop resource for understanding vegan practices, sharing them with your friends and loved ones, and maintaining a vegan way of life.

This friendly, practical guide explains the types of products that vegans abstain from eating and consuming, and provides healthy and animal-free options. You'll see how to create a balanced, nutritious vegan diet; read food and product labels to determine animal-derived product content; and stock a vegan pantry. You'll also get 40 great-tasting recipes to expand your cooking repertoire.

  • Features expert guidance in living a vegan lifestyle and explaining it to friends and family
  • Includes proper dietary guidelines so you can get the nutrition you need
  • Gives you several action plans for making the switch to veganism
  • Provides parents with everything they need to understand and support their children's choices

With the tips and advice in Living Vegan For Dummies, you can truly live and enjoy a vegan way of life!

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Living Vegan in the Real World 209
5
Vegan at the Beginning 7
9
The Spiritual Side of Veganism 14 Tackling Common Questions about Veganism 16 Why on earth would you live like that? 16 What can a vegan ea...
19
Transforming to Veganism
27
Building a Healthy Vegan Diet
35
Transforming Food into HealthSupportive Meals
65
Sticking to Your Guns Staying Vegan
77
Walking the Vegan Walk without Being Preachy
211
Vegans on the Move Travel and Hotel Issues
219
Vegans in the Air and at the Airport 222 Requesting a vegan meal and making sure you get it 223 Carrying on your own food 223 Finding vegan fo...
229
Navigating Tricky Social Situations
237
and Postpartum Period
253
Bouncing Baby Vegans
273
Vegan Diets for Kids Tweens and Teens
283
The Vegan Athlete
303

Coexisting with the Meat Eaters in Your Home
99
Planning Your Meals to Stay on Track
109
Comfort Foods Veganizing Meat Dairy
123
Tasting Is Believing Vegan Recipes
151
Sides and Lighter Meals
167
Main Course Recipes
181
Trying Some Ethnic Staples 190 Beans and Rice Are Nice 193 Chapter 15 Just Desserts
197
Aging Gracefully and Veganly
313
Ten Reasons for Eating a Vegan Diet
327
Top Ten Questions and Answers about Going Vegan
333
Ten Ways to Make Vegan Living Extraordinary
339
Crystal Cartier
344
Index
345
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About the author (2009)

Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP, is a professionally trained vegan chef and board-certified holistic health counselor. She has appeared on Oprah, The Final Word, 30 Days, and The National Health Test with Bryant Gumbel. She was also featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me.

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