Start your vegan journey the right way by going back to basics with Leah Vanderveldt's recipes for plant-based essentials and more.
Choosing to eat a plant-based diet can be good for your health and good for the planet, but many people dive straight in without proper understanding of how to get a nutritionally balanced diet when they suddenly stop eating animal products. Enter First-time Vegan; this book features essential information on how to ensure your plant-based diet ticks all the right nutritional boxes.
Learn how to make the daily essentials you can’t live without: from dairy-free milks, to plant-based condiments, these things can be costly to buy readymade and/or full of additives you don’t need. Finally, master the easy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks that will underpin your vegan diet and allow it to be sustainable and enjoyable. Be well-informed, save money, keep healthy, and go out there and live your best vegan life, with First-time Vegan.
Leah Vanderveldt is a food writer and recipe developer in the health and wellness space. She began her career at Cond Nast, working for both Vogue and Vanity Fair. When she moved to Sydney, Australia, Leah went on to become the food editor at health and wellness website, MindBodyGreen where she wrote and developed whole-food recipes and edited content about nutrition.
She is certified in Culinary Nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City, where she learned to unite nutrition theory with practical techniques in the kitchen. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Fabian.