It’s a common misconception that anything vegetarian or vegan is automatically healthy.
This isn’t the case at all.
There are plenty of meatless products that are considered vegan but (in my opinion) should be avoided all together.
So how are you supposed to know what’s good and what isn’t?
It can be frustrating going vegan but yet still struggle to shed the pounds.
Is it possible to have great tasting vegan meals which are healthy as well?
Of course, it is!
These 5 great vegan diet cookbooks will help you to not only make healthier meal choices, but tasty ones too!
125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Isa has compiled a comprehensive vegan weight loss cookbook filled with fast and simple recipes.
She helps to prove that vegan eating is much more than rabbit food and has created diverse recipes with only 200-400 calories per serving.
All meals are plant based and packed with flavor and nutrients.
These recipes are low in sugar and fat – but full of fiber and protein.
Some of the recipes in featured in Appetite for Reduction are:
- Quinoa Salad with Black Beans and Toasted Almonds
- Butternut Coconut Rice
- Chickpea Piccata
- Caesar Salad with Eggplant Bacon
- Potato and Spinach Curry
Even if you aren’t vegan and just want to incorporate some great, healthy dishes into your diet, this book is ideal.
This isn’t a fad diet or juice cleanse, it’s just great cooking which will naturally help you lose weight.
The right way!
125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Jump-Start Weight Loss and Help You Feel Great
by Neal Barnard (MD), Robyn Webb
Dr. Neal Barnard, a member of the biggest diabetes team in the USA, has compiled The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook after performing two years of research on how a vegan diet can help control type 2 diabetes.
He also stresses that a vegan diet may hold the key to weight loss, reversal of heart disease, and improvement of other conditions.
Featuring 125 recipes, which are low in fat, flavourful and require little preparation time.
This book also contains stories from people who have switched to vegan and seen a benefit to their health.
It can be tempting to reach for junk food as a vegan or vegetarian, but this cookbook helps to provide the knowledge and tools to change your diet and (more importantly) help you feel great!
101 Recipes For Weight Loss
by Timothy Pyke
This book contains 101 recipes to get your stomach rumbling and your taste buds tingling.
The Vegan Diet cookbook is full of flavors, nutrition and the easy to make meals help you shed those extra pounds.
Some of the recipes in this boo include:
- Awesome Figs, Arugula Flatbread, Grapes and Balsamic Vinegar
- Gratuitous Granola with Dark Chocolate and Cherries
- Tremendous Thai Basil Coconut Soup
- Fly Mushrooms and Green Stir Fry
- Totally Tofu French Toast
- Brilliant Barbeque Seitan Sandwich
With such a variety of recipes, this book is a perfect addition to any kitchen – not just vegans.
This diet aims to reduce pressure on your digestive system from meats and complex carbohydrates, making for a much healthier gut.
This cookbook offers an in-depth explanation of the vegan diet, making it much easier to transition to a healthier way of living.
All of these recipes are low in fat and sugar, meaning that losing that lower belly fat is much easier to do.
Insanely Delicious and Nutritious Vegan Recipes for Health & Weight Loss
by Karen Greenvang
Karen Greenvang has created a vegan cookbook that not only contains great recipes but also helps provide the theory behind veganism and a healthy philosophy of eating.
It’s not about going on a diet; it’s about changing the way we think about food and having a variety of meals which we can enjoy.
By following this diet, you can lose a few pounds and gain energy, vitality and a new love for vegan food.
Vegan Cookbook for Beginners is a kitchen essential – not only for vegans but also for vegetarians, and anyone who is curious about what a vegan diet has to offer.
It is written in plain language and is easy to understand.
The recipes in this cookbook are straightforward and quick to prepare, meaning that even on busy weeknights you can stick to a healthy diet.
Even for those who aren’t a huge fan of vegetables, the recipes in this cookbook can change your perception and help you fall in love with the green stuff.
This cookbook is also featured in our list of the best vegan cookbooks for beginners.
As you can see, there are plenty of vegan cookbooks for weight loss out there which are jam-packed with healthy, tasty and filling recipes that will have you reaching for seconds.
Losing weight is tough, but with the motivation, willingness and great recipes to hand, it’s easier than ever.