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Within the past ten years, the number of vegan books has exploded. Not a week goes by where a new veg-friendly book isn't reviewed in the NY Times, on a famous talk show, or by a blogger.
We now have so much selection with cookbooks as well as books on the ethical reasons to be vegan, whereas even a few years ago veganism was barely acceptable. It's amazing and exciting!
Vegan cookbooks are exploding on the market. Every time I turn around, a new and exciting cookbook is hitting the shelves, and I've tried most of the most popular ones, as well as a few smaller cookbooks. We have several favorites, so check out the updated version of our top favorite vegan cookbooks.
Joy of Vegan Baking
An excellent remake of the classic baking book
A huge anthem of international vegan recipes
Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World
THE book on baking vegan cupcakes from the highest selling vegan cookbook author
Packed with elegant and impressive vegan recipes
Eat, Drink, and Be Vegan
Including the best vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe in the world
A beautiful, full color guide to simple, clean vegan recipes
The Sexy Vegan Cookbook
Fun and witty from the Executive Chef of LA's Vegin' Out, perfect for "the ordinary guy"
Tons of easy, delicious vegan recipes ranked according to seasons
The Kind Diet
From Alicia Silverstone, and including three stages of going vegan
Vegan Soul Kitchen
Terry Bryant's guide to Southern, soul food style vegan cooking
Craving omelettes, eggs benedict, or perfect buttermilk pancakes?
Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar
Hundreds of vegan cookies, including an Oreos and Samoas remake
Vegan Lunch Box
Packing cute, nutritious vegan lunches the "normal" kids will covet
Vegan Tropical Kitchen
Caribbean style vegan cooking
The Vegan Scoop
Vegan ice cream recipes from a restaurant
Latin American vegan recipes
How to entertain like a vegan
Vegan on the Cheap
Excellent for new college grads and families on a budget
The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook
Recipes to lose weight in a healthy way with a new diet and lifestyle
When I was a new vegan, I read and researched as much as possible, so I'd have a firm grasp on veganism. I wanted to know all the data on the abuse of animals on factory farms, the health benefits of being a vegan, and the impact of the animal industry on the environment. These vegan books are the best at explaining the details.
Like listening to your irreverent but honest best friend
The China Study
One of the first vegan books I recommend to people considering dropping the meat
101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian
The book that made me change from vegetarian to vegan
One of the original philosophers to discuss the implications of humans eating other beings
A popular take on the differences in our food system today
Food for Life
A discussion of how changing to a plant-based diet improves your health
World Peace Diet
What does eating vegan do for the the environment and other humans?
The Mad Cowboy
A former cattle rancher's views on the food industry, why he is vegan
Does milk really do a body good?
The Sexual Politics of Meat
Why we always see busty women and men in overalls on thick burger commercials
Victoria Moran teaches that no matter where you live or who you are, you can be a vegan
Scott Jurek's memoir on ultramarathon running and eating vegan
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