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How to Eat like a Vegetarian Even If You Never Want to Be One

More than 250 Shortcuts, Strategies, and Simple Solutions

Carol J. Adams and Patti Breitman

Don't have time to cook? Don't like to follow recipes? Cutting back on meat but don't know what to serve? Want an easy way to eat healthfully? This is the book for you. The lists, charts, and hints in this book will reward you with meals, snacks, and surprises that are as easy to make as they are delicious.

Contents include:
  • Two Hundred (and More!) Ways to Eat Like A Vegetarian
  • How to Cook Like a Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian Cooking without Recipes
  • Everything In Its Season
  • Thinking and Feeling Like a Vegetarian, If You Want To...
  • Appendix I: Resources for Eating, Thinking, and Feeling Like a Vegetarian
  • Appendix II: Guide to Ingredients

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In the introduction to How to Eat like a Vegetarian, the authors state that their reason for writing this book is that their friends kept telling them, "We would become vegetarian if you cooked for us." Both writers have been vegetarian for a combined 50-plus years and share numerous helpful ideas, simple recipes, menus, and advice born from experience.Some interesting sections in this book include "Ten Ways to Eat More Vegetables, " "Ten Different Things You Can Do with Chickpeas," and "Steddas," which has recipes substituting for dishes that ordinarily contain animal products. Here you'll find recipes for Tofu Cottage Cheese, Cheezy Sauce, and more. Finally, "Vegetarian Cooking Without Recipes" offers numerous suggestions for non-cooks and busy people. How to Eat like a Vegetarian, Even if You Never Want To Be One will have you out of the kitchen in no time. Be sure to keep an eye out for this great new guide to veg eating. Adams and Breitman have packed all kinds of handy info into a slim volume—perfect for one last beach read. One of the main attractions of the book is a section that covera everything from 10 Things to Do With Flax Seeds to 10 Tips for Making Fast Food. In case you happen to be heading to the beach with someone who isn't totally sold on the veg idea yet, take along a copy and remind him or her just how easy—and delicious—living cruelty-free can be.

232 pp.  
7" x 8 1/3"

Lantern Books


Published:  September 2008


Carol J. Adams is the author of the landmark book The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, as well as other books on feminist theory, such as The Pornography of Meat. Besides advancing scholarship and developing theory in the area of interlocking oppressions, she has created a series of books that address the vegetarian/vegan experience: Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian Survival Guide and Help! My Child Stopped Eating Meat! and The Inner Art of Vegetarianism. She is also the subject of two other books by Lantern about her influence on young women activists (Defiant Daughters) and women artists (The Art of the Animal). She lives outside Dallas, Texas. See all books by Carol J. Adams
Patti Breitman is an animal and health advocate and an expert public speaker. She is a former food columnist for VegNews magazine and writes an occasional blog on Patti teaches cooking classes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, where she lives. She is the author (with Connie Hatch) of How to Say No without Feeling Guilty. See all books by Patti Breitman

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