Cookbooks to Celebrate National Vegetarian Day

Today is World Vegetarian Day! Here are just a few cookbooks to help you enjoy this day to the fullest extent!

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Founded originally in 1977, World Vegetarian Day serves its purpose to educate and inform others of the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. First, let us explore the benefits briefly: it is healthy and benefits the heart, it is efficient and earth-friendly, it saves animals suffering in noxious factories that produce various meats, and it helps preserve the ecosystem! Furthermore, there are so many great ways to cook and prepare delicious meals that you can share with your loved ones! What a more wonderful way to celebrate today in the rightful, bookish way than to share some of our recommended great vegan/vegetarian cookbooks! 

Soul Food by Nadira Jenkins-El


If you are a junk-food addict and want to delve into a more healthy lifestyle, this is the cookbook for you! These recipes will help you cook plant-based food that tastes just like those soul foods you crave, but without all of that butter and grease!

Vegetarian Cookbook for Beginners


Just getting in to becoming vegetarian? No problem! This cookbook is full of easy and quick recipes full of delicious meals!

Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi

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This cookbook is full of great plant-based recipes to share with your loved ones! While all of these recipes are not the easiest, however, they are worth it in the end! Also, it gives an excuse to linger in the kitchen for just a little bit longer!

The New Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen


Great easy to make and quick recipes for if you don’t have time to dillydally in the kitchen! All of the recipes are written out by hand, and easy to follow! So if you are a little old-fashioned and had inherited maybe your grandma’s old cookbook, this book will feel right at home!

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