The Vb6 Cookbook: More Than 350 Recipes For Healthy Vegan Meals All Day And Delicious Flexitarian Dinners At Night by Mark BittmanThe Vb6 Cookbook: More Than 350 Recipes For Healthy Vegan Meals All Day And Delicious Flexitarian Dinners At Night by Mark Bittman

The Vb6 Cookbook: More Than 350 Recipes For Healthy Vegan Meals All Day And Delicious Flexitarian…

byMark Bittman

Hardcover | July 6, 2016

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Following up on his bestselling diet plan, VB6, the incomparable Mark Bittman delivers a full cookbook of recipes designed to help you eat vegan every day before 6:00 p.m.--and deliciously all of the time.

Whether you call it flexitarian, part-time veganism, or vegetable-centric, the plant-based, real-food approach to eating introduced in Bittman's New York Times bestselling book VB6 has helped countless people regain their good health, control their weight, and forge a smarter, more ethical relationship with food. VB6 does away with the hard and fast rules, the calorie-counting, and the portion control of conventional diets; it's a regimen that is designed to be easy toa dopt and stick to for a lifetime. 

When Bittman committed to a vegan before 6:00 pm diet, he quickly realized that everything about it became easier if he cooked his own meals at home. In The VB6 Cookbook he makes this proposition more convenient than you could imagine. Drawing on a varied and enticing pantry of vegan staples strategically punctuated with "treat" foods (including meat and other animal products), he has created a versatile repertoire of recipes that makes following his plan simple, satisfying, and sustainable. 

Breakfasts, the most challenging meal of the day for some vegans, are well represented here, with a full range of hot cereals, whirl-and-go-dairy free smoothies, toast toppers, and brunch-worthy entrees. Lunches include hearty soupls, sandwiches, beans, grains, and pastas to pack along wherever the day takes you, and more than a dozen snack recipes provide the perfect afternoon pick-me-up to banish the vending-machine cravings that can undo a day of eating well. Dinners are flexitarian, focusing on vegetable-forward meals that are augmented by a range of animal products for fullest flavor, satisfaction, and nutrient density. A chapter devoted entirely to "building blocks"--make-ahead components you mix and match--ensures that a flavorful and healthy meal is never more than a few minutes away.

If you've thought of trying a vegan diet but worry it's too monotonous or unfamiliar, or simply don't want to give up foods you love to eat, Bittman's vegan and flexitarian recipes will help you cook your way to a new, varied and quite simply better way of eating you can really commit to...for life.  

MARK BITTMAN is one of the country's best-known and most widely respected food writers. His How to Cook Everything books, with one million copies in print, are a mainstay of the modern kitchen. Bittman writes for the Opinion section of New York Times on food policy and cooking, and is a columnist for the New York Times Magazine. His "T...
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Title:The Vb6 Cookbook: More Than 350 Recipes For Healthy Vegan Meals All Day And Delicious Flexitarian…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.47 × 7.72 × 0.92 inPublished:July 6, 2016Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0385344821

ISBN - 13:9780385344821

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good for families with vegetarians and omnivorous family members The eating guide and nutritional information was good. The recipes gave new options for a friend who is vegetarian but her child is not. A good compromise cookbook.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than recipes- outlines an evidence based non diet approach to healthy eating This chef has done his home work! Accurate evidenced based nutrition and a sensible approach to chronic disease risk reduction presented in a manner that oozes his love of the good food and the art of its preparation. A great book to get going on eating a plant based diet. Starts with excellent guides/tables about foods to eat more often and those to enjoy less often. Includes how to store and prepare foods in each of the categories and then provides recipes that fit vegan, ovo-lacto vegetarian and those with animal protein based dishes for the "flexitarian" (a person who has a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally eats meat or fish).
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Good concept, but does not deliver I bought this book online hoping to find some original and interesting recipes to increase the amount of vegan meals that we eat at home and the price was right. The book has a nice layout and the recipes are easy and they give a suggested monthly menu. You can find equivalent recipes in your existing cookbooks: banana bread, rice pudding, peas and carrot salad, tomato soup.This was not a good investment but the concept of a flexitarian cookbook is good.
Date published: 2015-07-20