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Pharmacist Dustin Rudolph’s The Empty Medicine Cabinet is a straightforward, fact-based book which explains the positive benefits a plant-based diet can have on our health. Dustin discusses the medical studies which show that a plant-based diet can prevent and reverse illness more effectively than pills. Cases include heart disease, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune diseases, obesity, and even [...]
by Aurelia d’Andrea If you’re new to the world of plant-based eating, you may not have heard the good news yet: When you go vegan, you definitely don’t have to say goodbye to chewy chocolate-chip cookies, decadent fudge, or even gooey brownies. Just ask Allison Rivers Samson, the maven behind the Allison’s Gourmet [...]
Reviewed by Shandel Gilbert Whether you want a little spicy tidbit to go with your eggnog now or some delightful, creative (and often exotic) recipes for later, Chef Alan Roettinger’s Extraordinary Vegan Cookbook offers a cornucopia of delights. The gluten-free cookbook offers tips on stocking an extraordinary pantry and fridge. The recipes are [...]
Kitchen Divided is a must-have cookbook for plant-based people living with family members/ roommates who may not be vegan. With super yummy recipes like “Quiche Your Troubles Good-Bye,” “Mushrooms and Lentils in Phyllo,” and “Quinoa Paella,” Ellen Jaffe Jones creates delicious meal ideas that work for any occasion. Aside from the regular breakfast, [...]
What a read! Healthy Eating, Healthy World by J. Morris Hicks makes the case for a startling revelation: by sustaining ourselves on a plant-based diet we are also sustaining the Earth. “To feed a person the typical Western diet (heavy with animal products) for a year requires 3.25 acres of arable land. To feed one vegan requires about one-sixth of an acre. Thus, with a vegan diet, you can feed about twenty people with the same amount of land that is required to feed one person with the typical Western diet.”