When you're not comfortable cooking, the idea of going vegan and having to learn how to make meals you've never tried before can be intimidating and stressful. If you live a busy life and don't have time for recipes with lots of ingredients and confusing directions, but you still want healthful, delicious meals for your family, you need Vegan Cooking for Beginners. Whether you're a beginner cook or a beginner vegan, or both, I've designed this for you. This book walks you through some of the very basics, like how to make pasta, to putting together a balanced meal for yourself or to serve to guests. It includes vegan recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts that are healthy, quick, and simple. You'll learn how to saute leafy greens and how to put together simple vegan soups, as well as versatile and flavorful vegan pasta recipes. Most of the recipes can be made ahead of time and split into smaller portions to take to the office, and the rest are easy enough to be made after a hard day at the office. No matter what you know about cooking now, after reading it you'll be able to cook a meal fit to serve in a restaurant. Every recipe includes nutritional information and tips on how to make the meal quickly. Most of the recipes also have color pictures of the finished dish.