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Very vegetarian
Bennett, Jannequin, 1956-
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Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
xi, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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The number of people choosing meatless meals is on the increase. And a veganvegetarian diet -- one without any animal products -- is an unusually healthyone because it is high in fiber, low in saturated fat, and very nutritious."Too many vegan recipes have relied on exotic and difficult-to-findingredients or tedious, time-consuming techniques," says Jannequin Bennett,executive chef of a restaurant in a AAA Five Diamond, Mobile Five Star hotel."But Very Vegetarian has recipes made with common foodstuffs thatare uncommonly delicious."

Very Vegetarian is presented by and introduced by 9-time Olympic goldmedal winner Carl Lewis, who says that a vegan diet of fresh fruits andvegetables, whole complex carbohydrates, high quality proteins, and natural fatsis the best way to ensure a person's health and longevity.

In addition to a wide range of more than 250 mouth-watering recipes, VeryVegetarian includes a helpful introduction about eating vegan and 16 pagesof beautiful four-color photographs. The book will help the person who isbeginning to choose meatless meals by providing nutritional information andrecipes featuring familiar foods and techniques. For those who have moreexperience with a plant-based diet, the book offers recipes that will broadentheir culinary horizons.

Endorsed by the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Very Vegetarian by chef Jannequin Bennett, introduced by Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis, covers the basics of veganism and advises how to begin, what to stock in a vegan kitchen and how to guarantee sufficient nutrition. From snacks and sauces to main courses and desserts, delicious and satisfying concoctions such as Caponata, Arugula and Mushrooms with Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomato and Lentil Burgers, Carl Lewis's Savory Black-Eyed Peas and Chocolate Raspberry Torte will assure happy healthy practitioners. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved