This is our list of favorite vegetarian cookbooks. Do you love fresh and vibrant vegetarian meals as much as we do? Then this list is for you!
We love eating plant based foods that are healthy, fresh and full of nutrients. They make your bodies happy and energized.
Whenever possible, we shop at farmers markets wherever we go and pile up on those colorful seasonal veggies that are full of healthy vitamins and minerals. And although we love to just whip up dishes from scratch using whatever we have at hand, it is the food-lover in us that appreciates a beautiful cookbook. These books inspire us and help us to mix things up to try new dishes and meal combinations.
We hope you’ll enjoy our list of our favorite vegetarian cookbooks and that it’ll inspire you to try new recipes!
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Green Kitchen at Home: Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Food for Every Day
by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl
A great cookbook with creative, vibrant and healthy recipes that don’t need much time to prepare and are easy to make. The recipes are vegetable based and contain vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes. The book also includes great tips on how to save time when planning and preparing meals for the week as well as a section for recipes that are more time-consuming for those special occasions or weekend feasts. The photos look mouth watering and the recipes are simply delicious.
Bowl: Vegetarian Recipes for Ramen, Pho, Bibimbap, Dumplings, and Other One-Dish Meals
by Lukas Volger (Author), Michael Harlan Turkell (Photographer)
A wonderful cookbook with inspiring and creative vegetarian recipes for the Asian food lover! The dishes are full of flavor and taste with beautiful photos that make the stomach growl. These recipes are easy to follow and most don’t take a lot of time to prepare. The book also includes base recipes for broths, noodles, sauces and condiments.
The Power Greens Cookbook: 140 Delicious Superfood Recipes
by Dana Jacobi
A great inspiration for those who want to incorporate more greens into their diet. The recipes include 15 different power greens from Arugula to Watercress that are loaded with healthy nutrients. The book includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free recipes for delicious main dishes, hearty salads, dips, spreads, snacks, and even drinks.
Such beautiful, colorful, nutritious and delicious dishes! This recipe collection is a great inspiration for a healthy vegetarian diet that combines various tastes from around the globe and proves that vegetarian food is everything but boring. Many recipes are vegan and gluten-free as well.
Simple Green Suppers: A Fresh Strategy for One-Dish Vegetarian Meals
by Susie Middleton (Author), Randi Baird
Delicious and healthy vegetarian dinner meals are made easy with this recipe collection by combining fresh seasonal produce with staple ingredients like noodles, grains, beans, greens, toast, tortillas, eggs, and broth. This book contains 125 recipes as well as tips on a well-stocked pantry, and make-ahead meals.
The Vegetable Butcher: How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and Masterfully Cook Vegetables from Artichokes to Zucchini
by Cara Mangini
A great guide on how to best cut all kinds of vegetables into pieces. This book contains great techniques of vegetable butchery as well as 150 simple but delicious vegetarian recipes for any kind of occasion. Eat your veggies made easy!
River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes
by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
A beautiful cookbook with over 200 delicious seasonal vegetarian and vegan recipes from comfort foods, salads, soups, pasta, rice, meze, tapas, dips, spreads, breads, side dishes and on-the go meals. The award winning writer has always been an advocate for sustainable foods, and this book is a celebration for the love of veggies.
A great recipe collection for the single vegetarian household or anyone who would like to incorporate more vegetarian dishes into their meals. This book contains 80 delicious and globally-inspired vegetarian, vegan, and flexitarian recipes, practical information on shopping, storing, and reusing ingredients, as well as essays on a multitude of meatless topics.
The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook: Fuss-Free Recipes Everyone Will Love
by Susan Pridmore
This cookbook contains vegetarian recipes that are easy to make with easy-to-find ingredients for simple everyday cooking. From 5-Ingredient recipes to 30-Minutes meals and One Pot dishes, this book helps to keep things simple.
The vegetarian classic cookbook has been completely revised and improved with a modern take on vegetarianism. New recipes include more vegan options as well as a new chapter on smoothies, teas, and more.