Book Review: The Part-Time Vegan, by Cherise Grifoni

Book Description

  • Adopt "Meatless Mondays"

  • Scramble tofu for brunch

  • Eat more beans--and less beef . . .

. . . or not. It's all good, according to Cherise Grifoni, your fearless guide to the seemingly complex world of no-meat, no-eggs, no-dairy. In this guilt-free cookbook, you'll discover how to go vegan without feeling any pressure whatsoever. But a warning: the mouthwatering recipes may have you transitioning to full-time much sooner than you anticipated!

Honestly, what's not to love when you're eating: Purely Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread, Lean, Mean, Black Bean Guacamole, Very Vegan Potato Pesto Salad, Spicy Roasted Tomato Soup, Roasted-Garlic Mashed Taters, Spanish Artichoke and Zucchini Paella, Barley Pilaf with Edamame and Roasted Red Pepper.

No matter why you want to go vegan--whether it's for health, the planet, or some other worthy reason--this cookbook makes sure you have fun in the process!

This cookbook has some interesting recipes, and many of them sound like they will taste good. I have made one, "Easy Fried Tofu," which is on page 155. It was tasty, but I had to modify the ingredients because what was listed (to cover the cubed tofu with a dusting) wasn't sufficient.

The author writes in a lighthearted, funny way, which makes reading the cookbook enjoyable. I like the helpful information supplied in the beginning and the tips that are sprinkled throughout. The cover enticed me with its wonderful picture, so I was hoping for a book with some color pictures of prepared recipes. Sadly, this is printed on matte paper, with no pictures inside.

I am looking forward to trying some more recipes, and I would recommend this book to anyone hoping to try out some vegan food. I think it would be a great place to start.

I received a free copy of this through, in exchange for an honest review.