The 10 Best Vegetarian Cookbooks

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This wiki has been updated 16 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Contrary to popular belief, being a vegetarian doesn’t mean you need to give up eating delicious, satisfying foods. The right recipes can result in incredibly flavorful dishes that just happen to be extremely healthy and nutritious. Whether you’re looking for innovative, eclectic, or refreshingly simple menu ideas to support your meat-free diet, we’ve got you covered with this list of cookbooks. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Love Real Food

2. A Fresh Guide to Eating Well

3. Pretty Simple Cooking

Editor's Notes

January 25, 2019:

In a time when we’re all getting busier by the day and there seems to be a fast food joint on every corner, it can feel challenging to get healthy yet quick meals onto your table consistently. Add when you’re a vegetarian, cooking often involves a good deal of preparation. But rest assured, the vegetarian cookbooks listed here will give you a multitude of meatless options, some of which can be ready in 20 minutes flat. And most aren’t short on tips, inspiration, and advice based on the authors’ personal experience. Also, each features lots of beautiful pictures.

4. A Modern Way to Cook

5. How to Cook Everything

6. The Happy Herbivore

7. Super Natural Every Day

8. Six Seasons

9. Recipes from Around the World

10. Forks Over Knives

Christopher Thomas
Last updated by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.

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