Packed with nourishing recipes, this title offers easy ways to get wholesome foods on the table any time of day. Home cooks will learn how to craft meals based on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes. Visual galleries of the key ingredients explain the vast pantry of wholesome plant-based ingredients readily available in local supermarkets.
This contemporary cookbook approaches healthy cooking with a focus on the core ingredient categories that are the building blocks to nourishing recipes. Beginning with one of four plant-based food category (vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes), each recipe then incorporates supplemental healthy elements--lean protein, low-fat dairy, fresh herbs and spices, and nuts and seeds--to yield fresh, flavorful results. To emphasize easy meal planning, the recipes are organized by course (breakfast, lunch/dinner, sides/snacks), and desserts.