Are you considering becoming a vegetarian ? This comprehensive guide gives you all the expert advise you need to make the transition smooth, healthy, and happy for yourself and your family. Living vegetarian for dummies covers everything from converting your kitchen to a meat-free space to following basic vegetarian etiquette.
Chapter 1: Vegetarianism 101: Starting with the Basics. Chapter 2: Vegetarians Are Sprouting Up All Over: Why Meatless Makes Sense. Chapter 3: Nutrition Know-How for Living Vegetarian. Chapter 4: Supplement Savvy. Chapter 5: Making the Transition to Meat-Free. Part II: Planning and Preparing Your Vegetarian Kitchen. Chapter 6: Getting Familiar with Common Vegetarian Ingredients. Chapter 7: Shopping and Stocking Your Vegetarian Pantry. Chapter 8: Cooking Tools and Techniques. Part III: Meals Made Easy: Recipes for Everyone. Chapter 9: Beyond Cereal and Toast: Whipping Up Breakfast Basics. Chapter 10: Serving Simple Starters. Chapter 11: Enjoying Easy Soups, Salads, and Sides. Chapter 12: Making Meatless Main Dishes. Chapter 13: Baking Easy Breads and Rolls. Chapter 14: Dishing Out Delicious Desserts. Chapter 15: Celebrating the Holidays, Vegetarian-Style. Part IV: Living – and Loving – the Vegetarian Lifestyle. Chapter 16: Getting Along When You’re the Only Vegetarian in the House. Chapter 17: Vegetarian Etiquette in a Nonvegetarian World. Chapter 18: Dining Away from Home in Restaurants and Other Venues. Part V: Living Vegetarian for a Lifetime. Chapter 19: When You’re Expecting: Managing Your Vegetarian Pregnancy. Chapter 20: Raising Your Vegetarian Baby. Chapter 21: Meatless Meals for Children and Teens. Chapter 22: Aging Healthfully: Vegetarian Lifestyles for Adults of All Ages. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Sound Reasons for Going Vegetarian. Chapter 24: Ten Simple Substitutes for Vegetarian Dishes. Chapter 25: Ten Vegetarian Lunchbox Ideas. Index.
Author Biography Suzanne Havala Hobbs, DrPH, MS, RD, a vegetarian for more than 30 years, is a registered and licensed dietitian, an editorial board member for Vegetarian Times magazine, and a nationally recognized author on issues relating to food, nutrition, and health policy. She is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Public Health.