The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet: 250 Simple Recipes And Dozens Of Healthy Menus For Eating Well Every Day Book Cover Image

Eating healthfully is a challenge for those with fast-paced lives. In The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet, Nava Atlas pares meal preparation down to the essentials, using just a few high-quality ingredients in each delicious dish. Focusing on whole foods and fresh produce (with a little help from convenient natural sauces and condiments), she serves up a varied range of choices for everyday fare.

More than 250 recipes include soups, salads, and pastas; grain, bean, and soy entrees; wraps and sandwich fillings; simple side dishes; fruit-filled finales; and more. The full-flavored fare made from five ingredients or less includes Curried Red Lentil and Spinach Soup; Greek-Flavored Potato Salad; Black Bean Nachos Grandes; Baked Barbecue Tofu and Peppers; and Miniature Fresh Fruit Tarts. Filled with ingenious shortcuts and sprinkled with kitchen wisdom and tips throughout, The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet also offers the reader dozens of menu suggestions to help make meal planning effortless.

Are you a vegetarian who counts carbs and happens to care for someone with diabetes? Are you looking for a terrific source of simple recipes with dozens of healthy menus? Looking for kid-friendly choices, too? You'll find them all in Nava Atlas's THE VEGETARIAN 5-INGREDIENT GOURMET.

Anyone who is a regular visitor to the Cinnamon Hearts website will know that Nava Atlas is my favorite vegetarian cookbook author. Her recipes are so naturally healthy, we've frequently highlighted her menus in feature articles over the past eight years!

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In today's fast-paced living, Atlas pares meal prep down to the essentials, using just a few high-quality ingredients in each delicious dish. Focusing on whole foods and fresh produce (with a little help from convenient natural sauces and condiments), she serves up a varied range of choices for everyday fare. More than 250 recipes fill this delightful cookbook with soups, salads, and pastas; grain, bean and soy entrees; wraps, sandwich fillings, simple sides and fruit-filled finales.

Stocked with ingenious shortcuts and sprinkled with kitchen wisdom and tips throughout, Nava Atlas makes it simple for busy families or active singles to eat the kind of high-nutrient foods everyone longs to enjoy. Although the diabetic exchanges are not included with each nutritional analysis, calories, fat, carbohydrate, cholesterol, sodium and protein content per serving are available with each recipe.

Conclusion: Whether you're a vegetarian hungry for new choices or just want to sample a healthier way of eating, The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet is a real winner all the way around the table. Highly recommended!

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Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 076790690X
View at: Amazon (see sale price)
List Price: $16.95
Format: Paperback, 272 pages