Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies
If you thought you had to be a nutritionist to figure out avegetarian diet, it’s actually a lot simpler than you think.Eating vegetarian, in addition to being healthy and delicious, isjust plain fun. Discovering new and exotic vegetables like celeriacor kohlrabi will widen your palate as well as your sense ofadventure in the kitchen. Plus, vegetarian cuisine is chockfull ofdishes that are robust and flavorful, and a match for any standardmeat dish. And, most important of all, eating a plateful ofvegetarian lasagna or pasta primavera, or any other scrumptiousdish prepared vegetarian style will let you indulge—withoutguilt!
With Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies, you’ll get theskinny on just what lacto-ovo, lacto, and just plain vegan dietsare all about and how to create nutritious meals from the richcornucopia of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts andseeds, and dairy and egg substitutes that are the staple of thevegetarian menu. You’ll also find out:
- How to get your full complement of protein and vitamins,including calcium, iron, C, B12, and zinc—and from what,often surprising, food sources
- How to successfully convert to a vegetarian diet
- How to stock up a vegetarian pantry—including tips onwhere to shop, starting a kitchen garden, as well as handy weeklyand monthly food lists