The Joyful Vegan

The Joyful Vegan

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: National Geographic Books

Published: 2019-11-12

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 1948836467

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Finding plant-based recipes? Easy. Dealing with the social, cultural, and emotional aspects of being vegan in a non-vegan world? That's the hard part. The Joyful Vegan is here to help. Many people choose veganism as a logical and sensible response to their concerns about animals, the environment, and/or their health. But despite their positive intentions and the personal benefits they experience, they're often met with resistance from friends, family members, and society at large. These external factors can make veganism socially difficult—and emotionally exhausting—to sustain. This leads to an unfortunate reality: the majority of vegans (and vegetarians) revert back to consuming meat, dairy, or eggs—breaching their own values and sabotaging their own goals in the process. Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, known as "The Joyful Vegan," has guided countless individuals through the process of becoming vegan. Now, in her seventh book, The Joyful Vegan, she shares her insights into why some people stay vegan and others stop. It's not because there's nothing to eat. It's not because there isn't enough protein in plants. And it's not because people lack willpower or moral fortitude. Rather, people stay vegan or not depending on how well they navigate the social, cultural, and emotional aspects of being vegan: constantly being asked to defend your eating choices, living with the awareness of animal suffering, feeling the pressure (often self-inflicted) to be perfect, and experiencing guilt, remorse, and anger. In these pages, Colleen shares her wisdom for managing these challenges and arms readers—both vegan and plant-based—with solutions and strategies for "coming out vegan" to family, friends, and colleagues; cultivating healthy relationships (with vegans and non-vegans); communicating effectively; sharing enthusiasm without proselytizing; finding like-minded community; and experiencing peace of mind as a vegan in a non-vegan world. By implementing the tools provided in this book, readers will find they can live ethically, eat healthfully, engage socially—and remain a joyful vegan.


The Joy of Vegan Baking

The Joy of Vegan Baking

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Published: 2007-10-01

Total Pages: 290

ISBN-13: 1616738502

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DIVWhether you want to bake dairy- and egg-free for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, The Joy of Vegan Baking lets you have your cake and eat it, too! Featuring 150 familiar favorites -- from cakes, cookies, and crepes to pies, puddings, and pastries -- this book will show you just how easy, convenient, and delectable baking without eggs and dairy can be. A seasoned cooking instructor and self-described "joyful vegan," author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau puts to rest the myth that vegan baking is an inferior alternative to non-vegan baking, putting it in its rightful place as a legitimate contender in the baking arena. More than just a collection of recipes, this informative cookbook is a valuable resource for any baker -- novice or seasoned. Learn just how easy it is to enjoy your favorite homespun goodies without compromising your health or values: Chocolate Chip Scones Cranberry Nut Bread Lemon Cheesecake Dessert Crepes Strawberry Pie with Chocolate Chunks Cinnamon Coffee Cake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Raspberry Sorbet Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Soft Pretzels Blueberry Cobbler Chocolate Almond Brittle Free of saturated fat, cholesterol, and lactose, but full of flavor, flair, and familiarity, each and every recipe will have you declaring I can't believe it's vegan! Complete with luscious color photos, this book will be an essential reference for every vegan. /div


The Happy Vegan

The Happy Vegan

Author: Russell Simmons

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2015-11-03

Total Pages: 240

ISBN-13: 0698192125

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Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and three-time New York Times bestselling author Russell Simmons offers an inspiring guide to the benefits of conscious eating and veganism In the New York Times bestseller Success Through Stillness, Russell Simmons shared how meditation can be used as a powerful tool to access potential in all aspects of life, having seen himself how achieving inner peace led to outward success. In The Happy Vegan, Simmons shares how once he started practicing yoga and meditation, he became more conscious of his choices, particularly the choices he made regarding his diet. Simmons first adopted a vegetarian and then vegan diet, and almost immediately began to experience the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of eating green and clean. He delves into research about mindful eating, the links between stress and poor eating habits, the importance of listening to your body, the well-documented problems associated with eating animal products and processed foods, along with tips on how to transition to a vegan diet. Drawing on his own experience, the experiences of others, and science and research on the health benefits of conscious eating and veganism, The Happy Vegan is an accessible and inspiring guide to help others make the move toward a vegan diet and a more successful, focused, and purposeful life.


The 30-day Vegan Challenge

The 30-day Vegan Challenge

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: Random House LLC

Published: 2011

Total Pages: 323

ISBN-13: 9780345526175

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Presents a step-by-step guide to adopting a vegan lifestyle, describing its health and environmental benefits while counseling readers on everything from stocking a kitchen and preparing vegan foods to understanding how to achieve complete nutrition.


Joyful, Delicious, Vegan

Joyful, Delicious, Vegan

Author: Sherra Aguirre

Publisher: She Writes Press

Published: 2021-05-25

Total Pages: 189

ISBN-13: 1647420644

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We can all learn how to enjoy good health naturally at any age—and it starts in our kitchens by changing how we eat. In Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: Life Without Heart Disease, Sherra Aguirre equips readers with the simplest, most effective way to prevent or reverse heart disease, our number one killer here in the US—especially for African American women, who are on the front lines of the fight against heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses. In this empowering guide to healthy eating, Aguirre shares her own story of reversing hypertension and other heart disease symptoms, despite a long family history; she presents current knowledge about the effectiveness of a plant-based diet in reversing disease; and she offers up recommendations from two world-renowned cardiologists who have demonstrated results with patients for many years. Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: Life Without Heart Disease guides readers in building a simple food plan around their particular needs with delicious anti-inflammatory foods and provides support for developing the habit of mindful eating. Aguirre explores ways in which choosing a vegan diet and eating consciously are compassionate acts that can positively impact many areas of our lives—and includes tips to help readers sustain results. Full of tips for success based on Aguirre’s personal experience and the experience of others, Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: Life Without Heart Disease is a source of inspiration, encouragement, and staying power for all readers.


Color Me Vegan

Color Me Vegan

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Published: 2010-11-01

Total Pages: 272

ISBN-13: 1610581091

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"With Color Me Vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau takes veganism to a whole new level. This is exactly what people need to eat more compassionately, experience superior health, and enjoy out-of-this-world flavors. Get ready to taste the real rainbow!"—Rory Freedman, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch "In Color Me Vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau makes assembling balanced meals as easy as painting by numbers. With the publication of her third book, Patrick-Goudreau remains one of the most endearing and innovative vegan chefs."—Bryant Terry, author of Vegan Soul Kitchen "Taking 'nutrient-dense' to a whole new level, Color Me Vegan provides a mouthwatering palette of simple but delectable recipes. We should make a point to eat the rainbow, and this book is the pot of gold at the end that is sure to brighten any diet!"—Dr. Michael Greger, Director of Public Health at the Humane Society of the United States Eat by color for more flavorful meals and extraordinary health! In Color Me Vegan, author and vegan extraordinaire Colleen Patrick-Goudreau brings an edible rainbow of plant-based cuisine to your kitchen table with 150 flavorful recipes designed to boost your health and perk up your palate. With color as the guiding principle behind each section, Colleen shows vegetarians, vegans, and everyone in between exactly how phytonutrients—the most powerful, pigmented antioxidants on earth, found in everything from select fruits and vegetables, to grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds—can be expertly incorporated into your meals for the greatest nutritional punch. From the “Color Me Blue” chapter, for example, you’ll be treated to recipes such as: —Radicchio Fennel Salad with Caper Dressing —Chilled Blueberry Mango Soup —Lavender-Roasted Purple Onions —Eggplant with Dengaku (Sweet Miso) Sauce —Purple Plum Pie with Crumble Topping From sensational starters and salads, to filling mains and sides, to crave-worthy desserts—in every color—each recipe is not just a feast for your stomach, but a feast for your eyes as well!


Vegan's Daily Companion

Vegan's Daily Companion

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: Quarry Books

Published: 2013-04-01

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781592538553

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"Full of wisdom, intelligence, and thoughtfulness, Vegan's Daily Companion is one of those books that inspires you to be a better person with each page you read."—John Robbins, bestselling author of The Food Revolution, Diet for a New America, and The New Good Life "An unfettered, unabashed daily affirmation of the joy of being vegan. An invitation and a promise, a process and a guide for creating a compassionate world. And some darn good recipes, too!"—Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat "As a vegan advocate for nearly two decades, I was pleasantly surprised to learn a wealth of brand new and fascinating information in this completely unique book that combines practical tips and insightful wisdom for eating healthfully and living joyfully. Full of stunning photos and interesting facts about animals in history and literature, this is a fantastic resource for vegans as well as for curious, compassionate non-vegans."—Melanie Joy, Ph.D., author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows Live a joyful, compassionate life, every day of the year with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's new-in-paperback guide, Vegan's Daily Companion! Mondays: For the Love of Food – A celebration of familiar and not-so-familiar foods to spark enthusiasm for eating healthfully. Tuesdays: Effective Communication – Techniques and tactics for speaking on behalf of veganism effectively and compassionately. Wednesdays: Optimum Health for Body, Mind, and Spirit – Care and maintenance for becoming and remaining a joyful vegan. Thursdays: Animals in the Arts: Literature, Film, Painting – Inspiration across the ages that reflects our consciousness of and relationship to non-human animals. Fridays: Stories of Hope, Rescue, and Transformation – Heartening stories of people who have become awakened and animals have found sanctuary. Saturdays + Sundays: Healthful Recipes – Favorite recipes to use as activism and nourishment.


The Vegan Table

The Vegan Table

Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Published: 2009-06-01

Total Pages: 305

ISBN-13: 1616734493

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Entertain in style—vegan style. The Vegan Table is your one-stop source for creating the perfect meal for your friends and family. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering of friends or a large party with an open guest list, author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, crowned the “Vegan Martha Stewart” by VegNews magazine, will answer your every entertaining need. Inside you’ll be treated to practically limitless recipe and menu ideas, making it easy to satisfy any and all palates and preferences. From romantic meals for two to formal dinners, casual gatherings, children’s parties, and holiday feasts, you can keep the party going through every occasion and season. Recipes include: Pumpkin Curry Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke, and Pesto Sandwiches Creamy Macaroni and Cashew Cheese Elegantly Simple Stuffed Bell Peppers Pasta Primavera with Fresh Veggies and Herbs Tempeh and Eggplant Pot Pies African Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce South of the Border Pizza Tofu Spinach Lasagna Blackberry Pecan Crisp Flourless Chocolate Tart Red Velvet Cake with Buttercream Frosting Celebrate the joy of plant-based cuisine with The Vegan Table, your ultimate at-home dining and entertaining guide.


Mississippi Vegan

Mississippi Vegan

Author: Timothy Pakron

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2018-10-23

Total Pages: 291

ISBN-13: 0735218145

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Celebrate the gorgeous and delicious possibilities of plant-based Southern cuisine. Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Timothy Pakron found his heart, soul, and calling in cooking the Cajun, Creole, and southern classics of his youth. In his debut cookbook, he shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition of veganism in southern cooking. Finding ways to re-create his experiences growing up in the South--making mud pies and admiring the deep pink azaleas--on the plate, Pakron looks to history and nature as his guides to creating the richest food possible. Filled with as many evocative photographs and stories as easy-to-follow recipes, Mississippi Vegan is an ode to the transporting and ethereal beauty of the food and places you love.


Betty Goes Vegan

Betty Goes Vegan

Author: Dan Shannon

Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style

Published: 2013-02-05

Total Pages: 879

ISBN-13: 1455517208

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Betty Goes Vegan is a comprehensive guide to creating delicious meals for today's vegan family, with 500 mouth-watering and nutritious recipes. This must-have cookbook features recipes inspired by The Betty Crocker Cookbook, as well as hundreds of original, never-before-seen recipes sure to please even meat-eaters. It also offers insight into why Betty Crocker has been an icon in American cooking for so long-- and why she still represents a certain style of the modern super-woman nearly 100 years after we first met her. With new classics for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, including omelets, stews, casseroles, and brownies, Betty Goes Vegan is the essential handbook every vegan family needs.