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Jan 4, 2009 01:25 PM

Best vegetarian cookbook or site for carnivores?

Part of my eat healthy plan involves eating at least one vegetarian meal a week. What are some go to places to get good recipes?

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    1. I second Heidi Swanson's site. She has a lovely book, "Super Natural Cooking", too.

      Also, I like Peter Berley's "Flexitarian Table"--it was cookbook of the month in early 2008, if you want to read up. Another very comprehensive vegetarian cookbook is Deborah Madison's "Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, " also a former COTM. Not all of the recipes are hits in that one, but it is very encyclopedic...


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      1. re: The Dairy Queen

        I'll second the Madison book - especially the stir-fried roasted eggplant dish!

      2. There are several vegetarian cookbooks I consult regularly, both by Jeanne Lemelin, "Quick Vegetarian Pleasures" and "Simple Vegetarian Pleasures", however, the best vegetable cookbook I know of is "Red, White and Greens" by Faith Willinger.

        1. I'll third Heidi Swanson at She also has a good cookbook "Super Natural Cooking", or something like that.

          I also like Greene on Greens, which is written by an omnivore who happens to like veggies too.

          Interested in seeing what else pops up in this thread, as I am a carnivore who is trying to eat more plant things.


          1. Holy moly, just looked at that glamour shot on! My family loves lentils and brussel sprouts, so I know what I'm having tomorrow. Thanks everyone!