Sunday, September 9, 2007

Cookbooks

I own many vegan cookbooks, and I borrow a little from each of them when I cook. But there are a few cookbooks I use over and over again and would encourage you to get. I don't really want to post recipes from cookbooks here because I think we should support vegan chefs with our money, but I will tell you what recipes work and which ones don't. Here are my top three recommendations (all available on Amazon):
1. Vegan With a Vengeance
A great collection with fresh ideas for every meal from breakfast to dinner. I use this several times a week. And, the ideas in here have spawned many original creations.
2. Vegan Lunchbox

I love the Vegan Lunchbox blog (you can order the book from there as well), and found this book a fantastic resource for the kids' school lunches and ours as well.
3. Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

This book has saved birthdays and family events (with non-vegans) because the recipes are so tasty and pleasing for all (who doesn't enjoy fat and sugar?). I used the recipes in here to make these cupcakes for my son's 4th birthday party (he wanted replicas of the race cars in the opening sequence of Disney's movie "Cars."

2 comments:

village mama said...

great blog!

We enjoy many of the same cookbooks. Today we will be baking 2 batches of Mucho Margarita cupcakes - one with tequila for the over 18 crowd

Our 3 yr old is obsessed with the movie cars - your creativity with these cupcakes blows my mind!!

Sarah said...

wow! Look at those cupcakes, as village mama said, they blow my mind! Great job decorating those cupcakes!