This book celebrates the protein power and versatility of the nut with over 100 nut-plant based recipes.
ABOUT THE BOOK
This book is a guide to creating recipes with nuts. The authors lay out the basic nutrition and background information about the nuts they will use in the recipes, from the more common nut such as peanuts and pecans, to the lesser known nuts and seeds such as hemp hearts seed.
MY OVERALL IMPRESSION
If you like to cook, this book is a fun way to focus in on nuts and expand your skills for working with these nutritional powerhouses in the kitchen. It’s useful to know how to replace dairy with nuts. For example, if you’re not vegan or vegetarian, then in a pinch you can learn to use cashews to whip up a creamy tomato sauce for guests who don’t eat dairy.
RECIPE DIFFICULTY LEVEL
Easy – Medium
FOCUS/MAIN TYPES OF DISHES
This book focuses on dishes that use nuts of all kinds.
A FEW RECIPES I BOOKMARKED
Here are some recipes you can find in this book:
- Cashew Potato Queso (pg 42)
- Mango Strawberry Cashew Oats (47)
- Creamy Cauliflower Curry with Quinoa (pg 72)
- Loaded Potatoes with Pepita Guacamole (pg 80)
- Sweet Potato “Tartines” with Sriracha Peanut Butter (pg 131)
- Baked Pears (pg 152)
WHO SHOULD READ THIS BOOK
This book is nice for those who think nuts are just for snacking. Learn some new tricks for making nuts a main part of the meal.
FROM THE PUBLISHER
The publisher of the book says, “Vegans Go Nuts explores the many ways to cook and bake with nuts, using only vegan ingredients. Accomplished authors Celine Steen and Joni Newman will show you just how versatile this staple food can be in your plant-based diet. These two share a love of everything vegan food and sharing what they know. They have put their knowledge of vegan cooking and nuts together to come up with these amazing recipes!”
Celine Steen is the author of blog Have Cake Will Travel and multiple other vegan cooking books. Her previous books include Hearty Vegan Meals and Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day.
Joni Newman is also the author of multiple vegan cookbooks and the blog justthefood.com Her previous books include The Best Veggie Burger on the Planet andFusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen.
Images and bio via Quarto Publishing Group USA
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