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Essential Vegan and Vegetarian Cookbooks

There are some cookbooks you reach for again and again. These vegetarian and vegan essentials are packed with fresh, favorite recipes- get inspired for a delicious plant-based life!

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    Afro-Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Afro-Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Afro-Vegan

    by Bryant Terry

    In Afro-Vegan, renowned chef and food justice activist Bryant Terry reworks and remixes the favorite staples, ingredients, and classic dishes of the African Diaspora to present more than 100 wholly new, creative culinary combinations that will amaze vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike.
    Afro-Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Afro-Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.50

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    Bad Manners: The Official Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Bad Manners: The Official Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Bad Manners: The Official Cookbook

    by Bad Manners, Michelle Davis and Matt Holloway

    Bad Manners is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. Let it inspire you to eat some goddamn vegetables, take charge of your plate, and adopt a healthier lifestyle. With more than 100 recipes for meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs, sh*t is about to get real.
    Bad Manners: The Official Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Bad Manners: The Official Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.99

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    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    N’ice Cream

    by Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio

    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $25.00

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    Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics Book Cover Picture
    Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics Book Cover Picture

    Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics

    by Lauren Toyota

    A fun and irreverent take on vegan comfort food that’s saucy, sweet, sassy, and most definitely deep-fried, from YouTube sensation Lauren Toyota. The result is crave-worthy food made for sharing with friends at weeknight dinners, weekend brunches, and beyond.
    Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics Book Cover Picture
    Hot for Food Vegan Comfort Classics Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $23.00

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    The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook

    by Nisha Vora

    With food and photos as vivid, joyous, and wholesome as the title of her popular cooking blog–Rainbow Plant Life–suggests, Nisha Vora shares nourishing recipes with her loyal followers daily. Now, in her cookbook, she makes healthy, delicious everyday cooking a snap with more than 90 nutritious (and colorful!) recipes you can make easily with the magic of an Instant Pot pressure cooker.
    The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $22.00

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    Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking Book Cover Picture
    Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking Book Cover Picture

    Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking

    by Dana Shultz

    This cookbook from the immensely popular food blog Minimalist Baker, features 101 all-new simple, vegan recipes that all require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl or 1 pot, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking is a totally no-fuss approach to cooking for anyone who loves delicious food that happens to be healthy too.
    Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking Book Cover Picture
    Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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    The Oh She Glows Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    The Oh She Glows Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    The Oh She Glows Cookbook

    by Angela Liddon

    A self-trained chef and food photographer, Angela Liddon has spent years perfecting the art of plant-based cooking, creating inventive and delicious recipes that have brought her devoted fans from all over the world. This is Angela’s long-awaited debut cookbook, with a treasure trove of more than 100 mouthwatering, wholesome recipes — from revamped classics that even meat-eaters will love, to fresh and inventive dishes — all packed with flavor.
    The Oh She Glows Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    The Oh She Glows Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $27.00

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    Fuss-Free Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Fuss-Free Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Fuss-Free Vegan

    by Sam Turnbull

    In Fuss-Free Vegan, Sam Turnbull shows you that “vegan” does not equal unappetizing dishes, complicated steps, ingredients you’ve never heard of, or even food that tastes healthy. Instead, she gives you drool-worthy yet utterly fuss-free recipes that will bring everyone together at the table, vegans and non-vegans alike, in a chorus of rave reviews.
    Fuss-Free Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Fuss-Free Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $24.95

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    Love Real Food Book Cover Picture
    Love Real Food Book Cover Picture

    Love Real Food

    by Kathryne Taylor

    Learn to eat well with more than 100 approachable and delicious meatless recipes designed for everyone—vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters alike—with substitutions to make meals special diet–friendly (gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free) whenever possible.
    Love Real Food Book Cover Picture
    Love Real Food Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.50

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    Cool Beans Book Cover Picture
    Cool Beans Book Cover Picture

    Cool Beans

    by Joe Yonan

    Unlock the possibilities of beans, chickpeas, lentils, pulses, and more with 125 fresh, modern recipes for globally inspired vegetarian mains, snacks, soups, and desserts, from a James Beard Award-winning food writer.
    Cool Beans Book Cover Picture
    Cool Beans Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    Sweet Potato Soul Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Potato Soul Book Cover Picture

    Sweet Potato Soul

    by Jenne Claiborne

    In Sweet Potato Soul, Jenne Claiborne revives the long tradition of using fresh, local ingredients to create 100 vegan recipes that riff on Southern cooking in surprising and delicious ways. These better-than-the-original takes on crave-worthy dishes are good for your health, heart, and soul.
    Sweet Potato Soul Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Potato Soul Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $19.99

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    Vegetarian India Book Cover Picture
    Vegetarian India Book Cover Picture

    Vegetarian India

    by Madhur Jaffrey

    No one knows Indian food like Madhur Jaffrey. For more than forty years, the “godmother of Indian cooking” (The Independent on Sunday) has introduced Western home cooks to the vibrant cuisines of her homeland. Now, in Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home Cooking, the seven-time James Beard Award–winning author shares the delectable, healthful, vegetable- and grain-based foods enjoyed around the Indian subcontinent.
    Vegetarian India Book Cover Picture
    Vegetarian India Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $37.50

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    Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook

    by Eric Ripert

    In Vegetable Simple, renowned chef, Eric Ripert turns his singular culinary imagination to vegetables: their beauty, their earthiness, their nourishing qualities, and the many ways they can be prepared. With 110 essential recipes that celebrate the beauty, simplicity, and elegance of vegetables, this is a necessary guide for the way we eat today.
    Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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    Plenty More Book Cover Picture
    Plenty More Book Cover Picture

    Plenty More

    by Yotam Ottolenghi

    Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this follow-up to his bestselling Plenty, he continues to explore the diverse realm of vegetarian food with a wholly original approach. Organized by cooking method, more than 150 dazzling recipes emphasize spices, seasonality, and bold flavors. From inspired salads to hearty main dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you cook and eat vegetables.
    Plenty More Book Cover Picture
    Plenty More Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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    Mississippi Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Mississippi Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Mississippi Vegan

    by Timothy Pakron

    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.
    Mississippi Vegan Book Cover Picture
    Mississippi Vegan Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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    Vegetable Kingdom Book Cover Picture
    Vegetable Kingdom Book Cover Picture

    Vegetable Kingdom

    by Bryant Terry

    Food justice activist and author Bryant Terry breaks down the fundamentals of plant-based cooking in Vegetable Kingdom, showing you how to make delicious meals from popular vegetables, grains, and legumes. Recipes like Dirty Cauliflower, Barbecued Carrots with Slow-Cooked White Beans, Millet Roux Mushroom Gumbo, and Citrus & Garlic-Herb-Braised Fennel are enticing enough without meat substitutes, instead relying on fresh ingredients, vibrant spices, and clever techniques to build flavor and texture.
    Vegetable Kingdom Book Cover Picture
    Vegetable Kingdom Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    Ottolenghi Flavor Book Cover Picture
    Ottolenghi Flavor Book Cover Picture

    Ottolenghi Flavor

    by Yotam Ottolenghi, Ixta Belfrage and Tara Wigley

    In this groundbreaking cookbook, Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage offer a next-level approach to vegetables. Chock-full of low-effort, high-impact dishes that pack a punch and standout meals for the relaxed cook, Ottolenghi Flavor is a revolutionary approach to vegetable cooking.
    Ottolenghi Flavor Book Cover Picture
    Ottolenghi Flavor Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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