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  • Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

    by Gail A. Eisnitz

    Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

    by Gail A. Eisnitz

    "Slaughterhouse" is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years - particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation - have had on workers, animals, and consumers. It is also the first time ever that workers have spoken publicly about what's really taking place behind the closed doors of America's slaughterhouses. In this new paperback edition, author Gail A Eisnitz brings the story up-to-date since the book's original publication. She describes the ongoing efforts by the Humane Farming Association to improve conditions in the meatpacking industry, media exposes that have prompted reforms resulting in multi-million dollar appropriations by Congress to try to enforce federal inspection laws, and a favourable decision by the Supreme Court to block construction of what was slated to be one of the largest hog factory farms in the country. Nonetheless, Eisnitz makes it clear that abuses continue and much work still needs to be done.

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  • The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health

    by T. Colin Campbell

    The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health

    by T. Colin Campbell

    Referred to as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan, and conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. While revealing that proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity, this text calls into question the practices of many of the current dietary programs, such as the Atkins diet, that are widely popular in the West. The politics of nutrition and the impact of special interest groups in the creation and dissemination of public information are also discussed.

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  • The Great Agricultural Challenge: ‘Gandhi of Natural Farming’ challenges ‘Foster Father of India’s Green Revolution’

    by Bharat Mansata

    The Great Agricultural Challenge: ‘Gandhi of Natural Farming’ challenges ‘Foster Father of India’s Green Revolution’

    by Bharat Mansata

    Addressing the mounting spate of farmers’ suicides—its roots and remedies—Bhaskar Save writes in his open letter to M.S.Swaminathan: “I am an 84-year old farmer with six decades of experience…. I say with conviction that only by organic farming in harmony with Nature, can India sustainably provide abundant wholesome food and meet every basic need of all—to live in health, dignity and peace.” “You are the ‘father’ of India’s so-called ‘Green Revolution’ that flung open the floodgates of toxic agro-chemicals, ravaging the lands and lives of millions of Indian farmers over the past 40 years….” What follows is a devastating critique of the government’s agricultural policy, and an eloquent plea for urgent fundamental re-orientation. It reveals deep insights into the ground realities and wounded potential of Indian farming. A reader comments, “This is reminiscent of the native Chief Seattle’s immortal letter to ‘the Great White Chief’ of the marauding soldiers.” Swaminathan—heading the National Commission on Farmers—diplomatically wrote back to Save, “I have long admired your work and am grateful to you for the detailed suggestions…. valuable comments and recommendations. We shall take them into consideration in our final report.” Here is the whole fascinating record of the correspondence and annexures, including one on Save’s farm—a veritable ‘food forest’ and net supplier of water, energy and fertility to the eco-system of the region, rather than a net consumer.

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  • The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America’s Food Supply

    by Ken Midkiff

    The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America’s Food Supply

    by Ken Midkiff

    The Meat You Eat exposes the risks corporations are taking with the health of people, animals, the environment, and the quality of rural life through the mass-production of meat, milk, eggs, and fish. These companies are endangering the lives of consumers and the quality of our food supply in the name of productivity and profit. Rather than advocate a vegan or vegetarian diet, author Ken Midkiff argues that using and supporting local farmers will improve our quality of life, as well as the animals whose meat we eat. Complete with resource sections about finding local farmers and lists of agribusiness players, The Meat You Eat encourages us to take an active interest in what we put on our plates and in our mouths.

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  • Becoming Vegetarian: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Vegetarian Diet

    by Vesanto Melina

    Becoming Vegetarian: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Vegetarian Diet

    by Vesanto Melina

    Comprehensive and well-researched, this new edition provides everything you need to know about making a healthy transition to a vegetarian diet or maximizing its benefits if already a vegetarian.

    Updated with the latest recommendations for intakes of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fats, the authors show how to achieve optimal nutrition for all stages of life. Easy-to-read tables, figures, menus, and food guides help you determine how to meet your nutritional requirements. You'll also learn what plant-based dietary components and factors play active roles in both the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses.

    And for practical application, over 50 new and easy recipes show how to incorporate highly nutritious ingredients - some of which may be unfamiliar. These delicious meals include contributions from chefs Joseph Forest, Ron Pickarski, Joanne Stepaniak, and Yves Potvin (Yves Veggie Cuisine) as well as favorites of the authors.

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  • The Complete Vegan Kitchen: An Introduction to Vegan Cooking with More than 300 Delicious Recipes-from Easy to Elegant

    by Jannequin Bennett

    The Complete Vegan Kitchen: An Introduction to Vegan Cooking with More than 300 Delicious Recipes-from Easy to Elegant

    by Jannequin Bennett

    A vegan diet-one without any animal products-is unusually healthy because it is high in fiber, low in saturated fat, and very nutritious. Nine-time Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis says, “My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet. . . . My weight is under control, I like the way I look, I enjoy eating more, and I feel great.”The Complete Vegan Kitchen is “one of the best vegan cookbooks I have read,” said famousveggie.com. For the person just beginning to chose meatless meals, it provides information on choosing a vegan diet, nutritional information, and recipes with familiar foods and techniques. “The powerful nutrition information in the first forty pages is worth the price of the book!” says Dr. Neal D. Barnard. However, for the person more experienced with a plant-based, diet, it provides recipes that will broaden their culinary horizon.

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  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

    by Michael Pollan

    The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

    by Michael Pollan

    Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from what can only be described as a national eating disorder. Will it be fast food tonight, or something organic? Or perhaps something we grew ourselves? The question of what to have for dinner has confronted us since man discovered fire. But as Michael Pollan explains in this revolutionary book, how we answer it now, as the dawn of the twenty-first century, may determine our survival as a species. Packed with profound surprises, The Omnivore's Dilemma is changing the way Americans thing about the politics, perils, and pleasures of eating.

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  • The Vegan Sourcebook (Sourcebooks)

    by Roberta Kalechofsky

    The Vegan Sourcebook (Sourcebooks)

    by Roberta Kalechofsky

    Increasing numbers of people–including actress Drew Barrymore, pop star Moby, and actor Alec Baldwin–are embracing veganism, a lifestyle that entails avoiding all animal-based products and behaving ethically and conscientiously within our surroundings. In The Vegan Sourcebook, long-time activist Joanne Stepaniak further explores and illuminates the principles and practical aspects of compassionate living

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  • A Vegan Taste Of India

    by Linda Majzlik

    A Vegan Taste Of India

    by Linda Majzlik

    Great vegan cookbook!!! Easy recipes, easy to follow, available ingredient especially if you live near an indian grocery.From dhals and rice dishes to raitas and chutneys, the 120 recipes in this cookbook are faithful to the authentic flavors of India, but avoid animal ingredients. All types of savory selections are included such as snacks, starters, soups, breads, salads, drinks, and desserts.

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  • An Agricultural Testament

    by Sir Albert Howard

    An Agricultural Testament

    by Sir Albert Howard

    First published in 1940, this old well-known classic on organic agriculture. Acclaimed in the West as the father of sustainable agriculture, Howard confessed that the Indian farmers were his “professors”. He wrote “An Agricultural Testament” to draw attention to the destruction of the soil. He rooted his criticism of modern agriculture in his own experiments with organic farming and invented the Indore method of composting.

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  • An Unnatural Order: Roots of Our Destruction of Nature

    by Jim Mason

    An Unnatural Order: Roots of Our Destruction of Nature

    by Jim Mason

    First published by Simon & Schuster in 1993 and then by Continuum in 1998, Jim Mason’s An Unnatural Order has become a classic. Now in a new Lantern edition, the book explores, from an anthropological, sociocultural, and holistic perspective, how and why we have cut ourselves off from other animals and the natural world, and the toll this has taken on our consciousness, our ability to steward nature wisely, and the will to control our own tendencies.

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  • Animal Equality : Language and Liberation

    by Joan Dunayer

    Animal Equality : Language and Liberation

    by Joan Dunayer

    The first book on language and nonhuman oppression–and the most progressive animal-rights book to date–Animal Equality shows that deceptive, biased words sustain injustice toward nonhuman animals. Speciesism (prejudice against nonhuman animals) survives through lies. Animal Equality’s compelling evidence of nonhuman thought and emotion debunks language that characterizes other animals as unreasoning or insensitive. Vivid descriptions of hunting, sportfishing, zoos, aquaprisons, vivisection, and food-industry captivity and slaughter reveal the cruelty that misleading words legitimize and conceal. Animal Equality also uncovers the speciesist attitudes and practices underlying much sexist and racist language. Every animal–nonhuman or human–deserves equal consideration and protection, Joan Dunayer argues. Offering pronoun, vocabulary, and style guidelines, she proposes new language that will bring us closer to nonhuman liberation.

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  • Animal Ingredients A to Z: Third Edition

    by E. G. Smith Collective

    Animal Ingredients A to Z: Third Edition

    by E. G. Smith Collective

    Animal Ingredients A to Z is the bible for vegetarians, vegans, and caring consumers. More and more, we find our everyday foods containing peculiar -ingredients?many of which are animal derived. As well as a comprehensive listing of animal ingredients, this easy-to-navigate guide contains supplemental information on vegan nutrition, food alternatives, and contact information for animal advocacy groups. Carol Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat and Bruce Friedrich, director of Vegan Outreach at PETA, offer introductions to this newly expanded edition. Finally, consumers can brave the labels at their local market with confidence.

    "Every vegan should own a copy of Animal Ingredients A to Z."?Erik Marcus, author off Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating.

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  • Animal Liberation

    by Peter Singer

    Animal Liberation

    by Peter Singer

    Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of concerned men and women to the shocking abuse of animals everywhere — inspiring a worldwide movement to eliminate much of the cruel and unnecessary laboratory animal experimentation of years past.In this newly revised and expanded edition, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today’s “factory forms” and product-testing procedures — offering sound, humane solutions to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency and justice, Animal Liberation is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike.

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  • Animal Rights (Essential Viewpoints)

    by Christie Ritter

    Animal Rights (Essential Viewpoints)

    by Christie Ritter

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  • Animal Rights & Human Morality

    by Bernard E. Rollin

    Animal Rights & Human Morality

    by Bernard E. Rollin

    Professor Rollin is a serious man with an important message. He asks us not only to recognize that those who use animals have obligations for their care and respect, but also to translate this recognition into new habits. What he asks is reasonable and timely.” – Journal of the American Medical Association It’s been more than two decades since the first edition of this landmark book garnered public accolades for its sensitive yet honest and forthright approach to the many disquieting questions surrounding the emotional debate over animal rights. Is moral concern something owed by human beings only to human beings?Drawing upon his philosophical expertise, his extensive experience of working with animal issues all over the world, and his knowledge of biological science, Bernard E. Rollin—now widely recognized as the father of veterinary ethics—develops a compelling analysis of animal rights as it is emerging in society. The result is a sound basis for rational discussion and social policy development in this area of rapidly growing concern. He believes that society must elevate the moral status of animals and protect their rights as determined by their natures. His public speaking and published works have contributed to passage of major federal legislation designed to increase the well-being of laboratory animals…

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  • Animal Rights/Human Rights

    by David Nibert

    Animal Rights/Human Rights

    by David Nibert

    This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western civilization, one that brings into focus the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals. Nibert argues that the oppression both of humans and of other species of animals is inextricably tangled within the structure of social arrangements. Nibert asserts that human use and mistreatment of other animals are not natural and do little to further the human condition.

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  • Animals and Why They Matter

    by Mary Midgley

    Animals and Why They Matter

    by Mary Midgley

    Animals and Why They Matter examines the barriers that our philosophical traditions have erected between human beings and animals and reveals that the too-often ridiculed subject of animal rights is an issue crucially related to such problems within the human community as racism, sexism, and age discrimination. Mary Midgley’s profound and clearly written narrative is a thought-provoking study of the way in which the opposition between reason and emotion has shaped our moral and political ideas and the problems it has raised. Whether considering vegetarianism, women’s rights, or the “humanity” of pets, this book goes to the heart of the question of why all animals matter.

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  • Animals Property & The Law (Ethics And Action)

    by Gary Francione

    Animals Property & The Law (Ethics And Action)

    by Gary Francione

    Pain is pain, irrespective of the race, sex, or species of the victim,” states William Kunstler in his foreword. This moral concern for the suffering of animals and their legal status is the basis for Gary L. Francione’s profound book, which asks, Why has the law failed to protect animals from exploitation?Francione argues that the current legal standard of animal welfare does not and cannot establish fights for animals. As long as they are viewed as property, animals will be subject to suffering for the social and economic benefit of human beings.

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  • Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-based Diet

    by Brenda Davis

    Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-based Diet

    by Brenda Davis

    The authors of Becoming Vegetarian explore the benefits of a vegan diet (eating without meat, eggs or dairy products). More and more people are being motivated to become vegans because of the impact of their nutritional choices on their health, the environment, animal rights, and human hunger. As registered dietitians, Davis and Melina are well-qualified to provide the latest information on:

    how a vegan diet can protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses getting all the protein you need without meat meeting your needs for calcium without dairy products what vegans need to know about B12 why good fats are vital to healthy and how to get them balanced diets for infants, children, and seniors pregnancy and breast-feeding tips for vegan moms considerations for overweight, underweight, and eating disorders achieving peak performance as a vegan athlete how to deal gracefully with a non vegan world

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  • Blatant Raw Foodist Propaganda

    by Joe Alexander

    Blatant Raw Foodist Propaganda

    by Joe Alexander

    Most people live on an omnivorous diet, that is, anything that is possible to chew up and swallow and live long enough to tell about, they will eat. Raw foodists maintain that only uncooked foods are fit to be eaten, that cooked food is the cause of virtually all disease and is always harmful to some extent. A cooked-food eater will, if he or she adopts a raw food diet, cometo feel lighter, more energetic, and just happier about being alaive.The greatest value of the raw food diet is its ability to transform you into a new and better person, with new goals and desires, with better health and more energy. You become more of your essence, your true and natural self.

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  • Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food

    Eric Schlosser

    Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food

    Eric Schlosser

    In the New York Times bestseller Chew on This, Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson unwrap the fast-food industry to bring you a behind-the-scenes look at a business that both feeds and feeds off the young. Find out what really goes on at your favorite restaurants—and what lurks between those sesame seed buns.Praised for being accessible, honest, humorous, fascinating, and alarming, Chew On This was also repeatedly referred to as a must-read for kids who regularly eat fast food. Having all the facts about fast food helps young people make healthy decisions about what they eat. Chew On This shows them that they can change the world by changing what they eat. Chew on This also includes action steps, a discussion guide, and a new afterword by the authors.

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  • Compassionate Cook: Please don’t Eat the Animals

    by Ingrid Newkirk

    Compassionate Cook: Please don’t Eat the Animals

    by Ingrid Newkirk

    Ingrid Newkirk, Director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), presents a cookbook for vegetarians and fans of John Robbins’ Diet for a New America–200 recipes for everything from eggless chocolate chip cookies and meatless chili to Thanksgiving dinner without turkey.

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  • Conscious Eating

    Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating

    Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating has been referred to as the “Bible of Vegetarians,” for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.

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  • Conscious Eating

    by Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating

    by Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating has been referred to as the "Bible of Vegetarians," for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.

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  • Conscious Eating

    by Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating

    by Gabriel Cousens

    Conscious Eating has been referred to as the “Bible of Vegetarians,” for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.

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  • Conveniently Vegan: Turn Packaged Foods into Delicious Vegetarian Dishes

    by Debra Wasserman

    Conveniently Vegan: Turn Packaged Foods into Delicious Vegetarian Dishes

    by Debra Wasserman

    Learn how to prepare meals with all the new natural foods found in stores today. Here are creative ideas for old favorites like Quick Sloppy Joes, “Hot Dogs”, and Beans, Lasagna, and Chocolate Pie. … Discover how to use natural foods with Mexican Noodle Casserole, Spicy Mandarin Chickpeas, Orange Sweet Potato Soup, Barbecued Seitan, Mango Dressing, and Basmati Rice Burgers. This book is a fun and easy way to add fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet.

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  • Cooking With Peta: Great Vegan Recipes for a Compassionate Kitchen

    People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals

    Cooking With Peta: Great Vegan Recipes for a Compassionate Kitchen

    People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals

    PETA has been one of the foremost organizations advocating compassion for animals. One of the cornerstones of this advocacy is the use of substitutes for meat, dairy, eggs, honey, and other foods derived from animals.Cooking with PETA will show you just how easy and delicious it is to create healthful meals without imposing on the other species of the planet.

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  • Creatures of the Same God: Explorations in Animal Theology

    by Andrew Linzey

    Creatures of the Same God: Explorations in Animal Theology

    by Andrew Linzey

    I don’t know why you’re spending all your time on this. They re only animals for heaven’s sake! That was the reaction of one of Andrew Linzey’s fellow students at King s College, London, when he was studying theology in the 1970s. Since then, the now Rev. Dr. Andrew Linzey has been arguing that animals aren’t only anything, but rather that they matter to God, and should do so to us.In this collection of essays, Linzey counters with his customary wit, erudition, and insight, some contemporary (and perhaps surprising) challenges to animal rights from ecotheologians, the Church, and politicians. He contends that far from the sometimes shallow judgments of those who think animals unworthy of theological consideration, the Christian tradition has a wellspring of sources and resources available to taking animals seriously. Instead of being marginal to the Christian experience, Linzey concludes, animals can take their rightful place alongside human beings as creatures of the same God.

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  • Deep Vegetarianism Pb (America In Transition)

    by Michael Allen Fox

    Deep Vegetarianism Pb (America In Transition)

    by Michael Allen Fox

    Presents an argument for a vegetarian lifestyle. This book addresses vegetarianism's cultural, historical, and philosophical background, and details vegetarianism's impact on one's living and thinking. It is aimed at anyone looking to explore the relationship between dietary choice, lifestyle, and the treatment of animals and the environment.

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  • Defending Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    Defending Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    More than a contest of wills representing professional and economic interests, the animal rights debate is also an enduring topic in normative ethical theory. In paperback for the first time, "Defending Animal Rights" addresses the key issues in this sometimes acrimonious debate. Tom Regan responds thoughtfully to his critics while dismantling the conception that "all and only" human beings are worthy of the moral status that is the basis of rights. Systematically unravelling claims that human beings are rational and therefore entitled to superior moral status, Regan defends the inherent value of all individuals who are "subjects of a life" and decries the speciesism that pretends to separate human from nonhuman animals.

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  • Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth

    John Robbins

    Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth

    John Robbins

    From John Robbins, a new edition of the classic that awakened the conscience of a nation. Since the 1987 publication of Diet for a New America, beef consumption in the United States has fallen a remarkable 19%. While many forces are contributing to this dramatic shift in our habits, Diet for a New America is considered to be one of the most important. Diet for a New America is a startling examination of the food we currently buy and eat in the United States, and the astounding moral, economic, and emotional price we pay for it.In Section I, John Robbins takes an extraordinary look at our dependence on animals for food and the inhumane conditions under which these animals are raised. It becomes clear that the price we pay for our eating habits is measured in the suffering of animals, a suffering so extreme and needless that it disrupts our very place in the web of life.

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  • Diet for a Small Planet

    by Frances Moore Lappe

    Diet for a Small Planet

    by Frances Moore Lappe

    Here again is the extraordinary bestselling book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating-- one that remains a complete guide for eating well in the 90s. Featuring: simple rules for a healthy diet; a streamlined, easy-to-use format; delicious food combinations of protein-rich meals without meat; hundreds of wonderful recipes, and much more.

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  • Dining In The Raw

    by Rita Romano

    Dining In The Raw

    by Rita Romano

    Celebrating the health benefits of raw foods, a noted chef and nutrition expert combines macrobiotic, vegan, allergy-free, and raw-food dietary programs in a guide that explains how raw foods can help control overeating, normalize weight, retard aging, and promote healing.

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  • Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right

    by Joel Fuhrman

    Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right

    by Joel Fuhrman

    In his private practice, Joel Fuhrman, M.D. helps families transform their eating habits and recover their health. His nutrient-rich eating plan can have a significant impact on your child’s resistance to dangerous infections, and a dramatic effect on reducing the occurrence of illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Dr. Fuhrman explains how you can make sure your children are eating right to maintain a healthy mind and body, and how eating certain foods and avoiding others can positively impact your child’s IQ and success in school. He also presents the fascinating science that demonstrates that the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. Eating well in our early years may enable us to win the war on cancer. Bolstered by this scientific evidence, he helps you do everything you can to protect your child against developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, and cancer through a solid nutritional groundwork. Featuring easy-to-prepare, kid-friendly recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters, your whole family will learn to establish life-long healthful eating habits. Harness the power of a nutrient-rich diet to ensure a lifetime free of illness and full of health!

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  • Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy

    by Matthew Scully

    Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy

    by Matthew Scully

    "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth."--Genesis 1:24-26

    In this crucial passage from the Old Testament, God grants mankind power over animals. But with this privilege comes the grave responsibility to respect life, to treat animals with simple dignity and compassion.

    Somewhere along the way, something has gone wrong.

    In Dominion, we witness the annual convention of Safari Club International, an organization whose wealthier members will pay up to $20,000 to hunt an elephant, a lion or another animal, either abroad or in American "safari ranches," where the animals are fenced in pens. We attend the annual International Whaling Commission conference, where the skewed politics of the whaling industry come to light, and the focus is on developing more lethal, but not more merciful, methods of harvesting "living marine resources." And we visit a gargantuan American "factory farm," where animals are treated as mere product and raised in conditions of mass confinement, bred for passivity and bulk, inseminated and fed with machines, kept in tightly confined stalls for the entirety of their lives, and slaughtered in a way that maximizes profits and minimizes decency.

    Throughout Dominion, Scully counters the hypocritical arguments that attempt to excuse animal abuse: from those who argue that the Bible's message permits mankind to use animals as it pleases, to the hunter's argument that through hunting animal populations are controlled, to the popular and "scientifically proven" notions that animals cannot feel pain, experience no emotions, and are not conscious of their own lives.

    The result is eye opening, painful and infuriating, insightful and rewarding. Dominion is a plea for human benevolence and mercy, a scathing attack on those who would dismiss animal activists as mere sentimentalists, and a demand for reform from the government down to the individual. Matthew Scully has created a groundbreaking work, a book of lasting power and importance for all of us.

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  • Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease

    Dr. Dean Ornish

    Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease

    Dr. Dean Ornish

    “Whether or not you think you’ll ever be concerned about your heart, this is likely to be the most useful book about health you’ll read this year, maybe ever.”ESQUIREIn this breakthrough book, Dr. Dean Ornish presents dramatic evidence that heart disease can be halted or even reversed simply by changing your life-style. Step-by-step he will guide you through the extraordinary Opening Your Heart program that takes you beyond the purely physical side of health care to include the psychological, emotional, and spiritual aspects so vital to healing. This book represents the best modern medicine has to offer. It can inspire you to open your heart to a longer, better, happier life.

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  • Easy Vegan Cooking: Over 350 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion

    by Leah Leneman

    Easy Vegan Cooking: Over 350 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion

    by Leah Leneman

    This cookbook is the perfect introduction to vegan cooking. Packed with over 350 delicious, easy to make dishes, it offers a wealth of dairy-free, meat-free ideas from around the world. With exciting recipes for starters, soups, main courses, side dishes, sweets and salads, it includes dishes from America, Mexico, Japan, India, the Middle East and the Mediterranean.If you think that vegan food lacks variety, this book will prove just the opposite.

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  • Eat Here: Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

    by Brian Halweil

    Eat Here: Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

    by Brian Halweil

    Eating locally is a growing movement that is good for your health—but even better for the planet.Everyone everywhere depends increasingly on long-distance food. Since 1961 the tonnage of food shipped between nations has grown fourfold. In the United States, food typically travels between 1,500 and 2,500 miles from farm to plate—as much as 25 percent farther than in 1980. For some, the long-distance food system offers unparalleled choice. But it often runs roughshod over local cuisines, varieties, and agriculture, while consuming staggering amounts of fuel, generating greenhouse gases, eroding the pleasures of face-to-face interactions, and compromising food security. Fortunately, the long-distance food habit is beginning to weaken under the influence of a young, but surging, local-foods movement. From peanut-butter makers in Zimbabwe to pork producers in Germany and rooftop gardeners in Vancouver, entrepreneurial farmers, start-up food businesses, restaurants, supermarkets, and concerned consumers are propelling a revolution that can help restore rural areas, enrich poor nations, and return fresh, delicious, and wholesome food to cities.

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  • Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

    by Joel Fuhrman

    Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

    by Joel Fuhrman

    When Mehmet Oz or any of New York’s leading doctors has a patient whose life depends on losing weight, they call on Joel Fuhrman, M.D. In EAT TO LIVE, Dr. Fuhrman offers his healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding radical amounts of weight quickly, and keeping it off.Losing weight under Dr. Fuhrman’s plan is not about willpower, it is about knowledge. The key to this revolutionary diet is the idea of nutrient density, as expressed by the simple formula Health=Nutrients/Calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories is high, fat melts away and health is restored. Losing 20 pounds in two to three weeks is just the beginning. The more high-nutrient food Dr. Fuhrman’s patients consume, the more they are satisfied with fewer calories, and the less they crave fat and high-calorie foods. Designed for people who must lose 50 pounds or more in a hurry, EAT TO LIVE works for every dieter, even those who want to lose as little as 10 pounds quickly. No willpower required-just knowledge!

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  • Eating with Conscience: Bioethics for Consumers

    Michael W. Fox

    Eating with Conscience: Bioethics for Consumers

    Michael W. Fox

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  • Ecological Medicine: Healing the Earth, Healing Ourselves (The Bioneers Series)

    Ecological Medicine: Healing the Earth, Healing Ourselves (The Bioneers Series)

    Drawn largely from luminous presentations given at the annual Bioneers Conference, this pathfinding book—the first in a new Bioneers Series published by Sierra Club Books—focuses on pragmatic solutions emerging at the fertile edges between the overlapping worlds of environmental restoration and holistic healing. In this kaleidoscopic collection, many of the world’s leading health visionaries show us how human health is inescapably dependent on the health of our environment.The rich array of voices in this book reflects the collective intelligence of the emerging movement known as Ecological Medicine. Its advocates look to the strategic public health measures that first do no harm to the environment and, in turn, successfully improve human health. They call for prevention and precaution as the first line of action. They seek to heal the tragic split that conventional medicine made from nature and to conjure nature’s own mysterious capacity for self-repair. They celebrate the virtues of ancient natural-medicine practices but also embrace an integrative medicine that uses the best of all approaches to healing—with special emphasis on the centrality of the human spirit in the healing process. Their inspiring work, described so compellingly in this book, is of critical relevance to everyone concerned about health and the environment.

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  • Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    Described by Jeffrey Masson as the single best introduction to animal rights ever written, this new book by Tom Regan dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates perpetrated by the mass media, unmasks the fraudulent rhetoric of humane treatment favored by animal exploiters, and explains why existing laws function to legitimize institutional cruelty.

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  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

    by Marc Bekoff

    Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

    by Marc Bekoff

    Human beings' responsibility to and for their fellow animals has become an increasingly controversial subject. This book provides a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues of animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format. Original contributions, from over 125 well-known philosophers, biologists, and psychologists in this field, create a well-balanced and multi-disciplinary work. Users will be able to examine critically the varied angles and arguments and gain a better understanding of the history and development of animal rights and animal protectionist movements around the world.

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  • Enzyme Nutrition

    by Edward Howell

    Enzyme Nutrition

    by Edward Howell

    Dr. Howell is often called the “father of food enzymes.” During the ’30′s and’40′s of this century, he did incredible research to prove that food enzymeswere an essential nutrient, and that cooking and processing of foods destroythem, thereby creating dramatic changes in our ability to digest food and remain healthy. This is a classic in the field.

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  • eSvasa Organic Yellow Pages

    eSvasa

    eSvasa Organic Yellow Pages

    eSvasa

    India's only organic yellow pages directory with address and contact details of brands, retailers, cerification agencies, restaurants etc, across India.

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  • Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

    by Charles Patterson

    Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

    by Charles Patterson

    ETERNAL TREBLINKA: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust, by Charles Patterson, Ph.D., describes disturbing parallels between how the Nazis treated their victims and how modern society treats animals. The title is taken from the Yiddish writer and Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, himself a vegetarian: “In relation to them, all people are Nazis; for the animals it is an eternal Treblinka.”The first part of the book describes the emergence of humans as the master species and their domination of the rest of the inhabitants of the earth. The second part examines the industrialization of slaughter (of both animals and humans) that took place in modern times, while the last part of the book profiles Jewish and German animal advocates on both sides of the Holocaust.
    The Foreword is by Lucy Kaplan, a former attorney for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), who is the daughter of Holocaust survivors.

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  • Ethics Into Action: Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement

    by Peter Singer

    Ethics Into Action: Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement

    by Peter Singer

    This book tells the inspiring story of a lifelong activist whose creativity and careful thought set the standard for the animal rights movement in the twentieth century.

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  • False Hopes: Overcoming the Obstacles to a Sustainable, Affordable Medicine

    by Daniel Callahan

    False Hopes: Overcoming the Obstacles to a Sustainable, Affordable Medicine

    by Daniel Callahan

    This text exposes the cause of the health care crisis and proposes an alternative to make care affordable and available to all. It shows how the quest for perfection is the core of the crisis, and suggests a medicine that bows to the limits of human nature and gives priority to meeting basic needs.

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  • Fast Food Nation

    by Eric Schlosser

    Fast Food Nation

    by Eric Schlosser

    Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That’s a lengthy list of charges, but Eric Schlosser makes them stick with an artful mix of first-rate reportage, wry wit, and careful reasoning.

    Schlosser’s myth-shattering survey stretches from California’s subdivisions, where the business was born, to the industrial corridor along the New Jersey Turnpike, where many of fast food’s flavors are concocted. Along the way, he unearths a trove of fascinating, unsettling truths — from the unholy alliance between fast food and Hollywood to the seismic changes the industry has wrought in food production, popular culture, and even real estate.

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  • Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

    by Eric Schlosser

    Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

    by Eric Schlosser

    Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That’s a lengthy list of charges, but here Eric Schlosser makes them stick with an artful mix of first-rate reportage, wry wit, and careful reasoning. Schlosser’s myth-shattering survey stretches from California’s subdivisions where the business was born to the industrial corridor along the New Jersey Turnpike where many fast food’s flavors are concocted. Along the way, he unearths a trove of fascinating, unsettling truths — from the unholy alliance between fast food and Hollywood to the seismic changes the industry has wrought in food production, popular culture, and even real estate. He also uncovers the fast food chains’ disturbing efforts to reel in the youngest, most susceptible consumers even while they hone their institutionalized exploitation of teenagers and minorities.

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  • Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy Of Industrial Agriculture

    Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy Of Industrial Agriculture

    Fatal Harvest takes an unprecedented look at our current ecologically destructive agricultural system and offers a compelling vision for an organic and environmentally safer way of producing the food we eat. The Fatal Harvest Reader brings together in an affordable paperback edition the essays included in Fatal Harvest, offering a concise overview of the failings of industrial agriculture and approaches to creating a more healthful and sustainable food system.

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  • Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy Of Industrial Agriculture

    by Andrew Kimbrell

    Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy Of Industrial Agriculture

    by Andrew Kimbrell

    Fatal Harvest takes an unprecedented look at our current ecologically destructive agricultural system and offers a compelling vision for an organic and environmentally safer way of producing the food we eat. It includes more than 250 profound and startling photographs and gathers together more than 40 essays by leading ecological thinkers including Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, David Ehrenfeld, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Vandana Shiva, and Gary Nabhan. Its scope and photo-driven approach provide a unique and invaluable antidote to the efforts by agribusiness to obscure and disconnect us from the truth about industrialized foods. The book’s many photographs and essays offer graphic testimony to the tragic consequences of how our food is produced. As it exposes the ecological and social impacts of industrial agriculture’s fatal harvest, the book also details a new ecological and humane vision for agriculture. It shows how millions of people are engaged in the new politics of food as they work to develop a better alternative to the current chemically fed and biotechnology-driven system. Designed to aid the movement to reform industrial agriculture, Fatal Harvest will inform and influence the activists, farmers, policymakers, and consumers who are seeking a safer and more sustainable food future.

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  • Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life

    by Neal Barnard

    Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life

    by Neal Barnard

    Citing overwhelming medical evidence previously downplayed by powerful lobby groups, Dr. Barnard reveals why a diet based on the new four food groups (grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits) will sharply decrease the risk of cancer and heart disease and dramatically increase life expectancy. He also unveils a 21-day program for a smooth transition to the new way of eating healthfully. Line drawings.

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  • Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living

    by Alisa Marie Fleming

    Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living

    by Alisa Marie Fleming

    It has been estimated that over 7.5% of the U.S. population lives dairy-free, yet so few resources cater to this expansive and diverse group. To aid this niche, Alisa Fleming founded the informational website GoDairyFree.org in 2004, and produced the limited edition guidebook Dairy Free Made Easy in 2006, which quickly sold out. Back by popular demand, Alisa has updated and expanded her guide to address additional FAQs and to include an expansive cookbook section. Within this complete dairy-free living resource, you will discover Over 225 Delicious Dairy-Free Recipes with numerous options to satisfy dairy cravings, while focusing on naturally rich and delicious whole foods….

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  • Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals

    by Frans B. M. de Waal

    Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals

    by Frans B. M. de Waal

    In Good Natured Frans de Waal, ethologist and primatologist, asks us to reconsider human morality in light of moral aspects that can be identified in animals. Within the complex negotiations of human society, a moral action may involve thoughts and feelings of guilt, reciprocity, obligation, expectations, rules, or community concern. De Waal finds these aspects of morality prevalent in other animal societies, mostly primate, and suggests that the two philosophical camps supporting nature and nurture may have to be disbanded in order to adequately understand human morality. A theoretician, de Waal is meticulous in his research, cautious not to extrapolate too much from his findings, and logically sound in his arguments. He also writes with precision and a flair for the dramatic, carrying readers along with graceful ease and vivid examples.

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  • Good News for All Creation: Vegetarianism as Christian Stewardship

    by Stephen R. Kaufman

    Good News for All Creation: Vegetarianism as Christian Stewardship

    by Stephen R. Kaufman

    Good News for All Creation notes that plant-based diets reflect the love, compassion, and peace of Christ, and they constitute good, responsible stewardship of God's Creation. Using traditional Christian teachings, the authors make a compelling case that, if Jesus were among us today, he would choose to be vegetarian.

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  • Green for Life

    by Victoria Boutenko

    Green for Life

    by Victoria Boutenko

    In search of the perfect human diet, Victoria Boutenko compares the standard American diet with the diet of wild chimpanzees. Chimpanzees share an estimated 99.4% of genes with humans, but their diet is dramatically different from ours. The most glaring difference is that chimpanzees consume significantly more green leaves than humans. Victoria developed a series of greens smoothies that enable anyone to consume the necessary amount of greens in a very palatable way.

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  • Healthy Cooking for Kids: Building Blocks for a Lifetime of Good Nutrition

    by Shelly Null

    Healthy Cooking for Kids: Building Blocks for a Lifetime of Good Nutrition

    by Shelly Null

    Our children are overfed and undernourished. Even if they are not living on pizza and ice cream, they may be eating foods that can have serious long-term effects on their health. An ever-growing body of research is revealing that the major diseases Americans suffer and die from are lifestyle related and to an extent preventable in that some of the root causes begin in childhood. Many cases of childhood imbalances, such as obesity, hyperactivity, dental problems, and learning disabilities can be aggravated by poor eating habits. Shelly Null has written a comprehensive guide to feeding children better, from the crib to young adulthood, without sacrificing flavor or fun….

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  • Healthy Eating for Life for Children

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Healthy Eating for Life for Children

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Nourish Your Child for Optimum health and well-beingAll parents want to do the very best for the long-term health and well-being of their children, and nutrition plays a major role in that process. This book shows you where to start. Drawing on the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life for Children presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that can help you promote and maintain excellent health and good eating habits for your children throughout their lives.Covering all stages of childhood from birth through adolescence, this book provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by an expert panel of Physicians Committee doctors and nutritionists, along with 91 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life for Children contains important information on: Eating for two–nutrition in pregnancy Worry-free breast- feeding and bottle-feeding options Nutrition for hyperactivity and attention problems Eating disorders and body image issues Achieving healthy weight and fitness levels Healthy eating for young athletes And more

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  • Healthy Eating for Life for Women

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Healthy Eating for Life for Women

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Eat your way to better health and well-being Making simple changes to your diet can significantly improve your health, from easing your menstrual and menopausal symptoms to strengthening your bones and protecting your heart. This book shows you how. Drawing from the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life for Women presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that will help you look and feel better, with more energy and vitality than ever before. This book gives you a clear look at how women’s bodies work and how common health problems arise, then provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee nutrition experts. It includes over 100 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life for Women contains important information on: * Age-proofing from the inside out * Losing weight * Improving fertility and alleviating PMS * Relieving menopausal symptoms * Preventing cancer and arthritis * And more No matter what your age or diet history, this book will give you the crucial knowledge you need to take charge now- of your eating, your health, and your life.

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  • Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    A simple new dietary approach to cancer prevention and treatment Current research has shown that what you eat is one of the strongest factors in preventing cancer. You can take advantage of this fact to safeguard your health–and this book shows you how. Drawing on the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that can help make cancer less likely–and also help those already diagnosed to heal.Showing how you can put food to work against today’s most common forms of cancer (including lung, breast, prostate, ovarian, cervical, and digestive tract cancers), this book provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee nutrition experts. The book includes over 80 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer contains important information on: Antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and other protective weapons Foods that boost the immune system Nutrition during cancer treatment Exercise and weight management Stress-reduction techniques And more

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  • Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

    by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

    A simple new dietary approach to preventing and treating diabetes. You can help prevent and control diabetes through simple diet and lifestyle changes that are a pleasure to make instead of a chore. This book shows you how. Drawing on the latest diabetes research, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that can help you prevent, manage, and, in certain cases, even reverse diabetes.Covering Type 1(childhood-onset), Type 2 (adult-onset), and gestational diabetes, this book provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee diabetes experts, along with nearly 100 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes contains important information on: Exercise and lifestyle issues Achieving and maintaining healthy weight Diabetes and pregnancy Preventing complications from diabetes And more

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  • Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet

    by Frances Moore Lappe

    Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet

    by Frances Moore Lappe

    Hope's Edge follows the author of the classic Diet for a Small Planet and her daughter as they travel the world, discovering practical visionaries who are making a difference in world hunger, sometimes one village at a time.

    Thirty years ago, Frances Moore Lapp? started a revolution in the way Americans think about food and hunger. Now Frances and her daughter, Anna, pick up where Diet for a Small Planet left off. Together they set out on an around-the-world journey to explore the greatest challenges we face in the new millennium. Traveling to Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe, they discovered answers to one of the most urgent issues of our time: whether we can transcend the rampant consumerism and capitalism to find the paths that each of us can follow to heal our lives as well as the planet.

    Featuring nearly seventy recipes from celebrated vegetarian culinary pioneers-including Alice Waters, Mollie Katzen, Laurel Robertson, Nora Pouillon, and Anna Thomas-Hope's Edge highlights true trailblazers engaged in social, environmental, and economic transformations.

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  • How It All Vegan! 10th Anniversary Edition: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet

    by Tanya Barnard, Sarah Kramer

    How It All Vegan! 10th Anniversary Edition: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet

    by Tanya Barnard, Sarah Kramer

    Since it was first published in 1999, How It All Vegan! has become a bible for vegan cooks, both diehard and newly converted; its basic introduction to the tenets of vegan living and eating, combined with Sarah Kramer’s and Tanya Barnard’s winning charm, made it an essential cookbook for anyone considering eschewing animal products from their diet. It won VegNews’ Veggie Award for Best Cookbook twice, has been reprinted fourteen times, and spawned several successful sequels (including The Garden of Vegan, La Dolce Vegan!, and last year’s Vegan à Go-Go!).In the ten years since How It All Vegan! was first published, however, veganism has “come out of the closet,” and is now considered a legitimate diet and lifestyle not only for those wishing to improve their health, but also for those who care deeply about the welfare of animals. This tenth-anniversary edition includes a new color photo section and new recipes; it also includes a new introduction by co-author Sarah Kramer, who speaks personally and passionately about the impact of veganism on her life over the past decade.

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  • In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave

    Peter Singer

    In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave

    Peter Singer

    In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave brings together the best current ethical thinking about animals. Edited by Peter Singer, who made “speciesism” an international issue in 1975 when he published Animal Liberation, this new book presents the state of the animal movement that his classic work helped to inspire.Long hailed as a brilliant and controversial philosopher, Singer has assembled incisive new articles by philosophers and by activists. In Defense of Animals is sure to inform and inspire all who want to understand, or contribute to, the unfolding moral revolution in the way we treat animals.

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  • Incredibly Delicious: Recipes for a New Paradigm

    by Gentle World

    Incredibly Delicious: Recipes for a New Paradigm

    by Gentle World

    This sumptious collection of pure vegetarian recipes offers a key to better health. Over 500 cholesterol-free recipes, from quick and easy meals to gourmet banquets, feed your body, mind, and spirit.Also includes an extensive chapter on raw foods, a resource section for healthy alternative products and ingredients, instructions for sprouting and growing wheatgrass, discovering wild edibles, cultivating a vegan-organic garden, and recipes for your pets. Over 35 color photographs.

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  • Instead of Chicken Instead of Turkey: A Poultryless “Poultry” Potpourri : Featuringhomestyle, Ethnic, and Exotic Alternatives to Traditional Poultry and Egg Recipes

    by Karen Davis

    Instead of Chicken Instead of Turkey: A Poultryless “Poultry” Potpourri : Featuringhomestyle, Ethnic, and Exotic Alternatives to Traditional Poultry and Egg Recipes

    by Karen Davis

    Over 100 egg- and dairy-free vegetarian recipes that duplicate and convert traditional poultry and egg dishes to satisfy the taste buds without destroying the birds

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  • Is God a Vegetarian?: Christianity, Vegetarianism, and Animal Rights

    by Richard A. Young

    Is God a Vegetarian?: Christianity, Vegetarianism, and Animal Rights

    by Richard A. Young

    In IS GOD A VEGETARIAN?, a linguist and New Testament scholar attempts to answer the question being asked with greater and greater frequency: “Are Christians morally obligated to be vegetarians?”Richard Alan Young examines key biblical texts pertaining to dietary customs, vegetarianism, and animal rights, placing the passages in social context. He then provides readers with an in-depth exploration of the ethical dilemmas that Christians face when deciding whether they should be vegetarians. Young also addresses animal testing and experimentation, the fur industry, animal factories, and the effects of meat-eating on human health. Two vegetarian recipes are included at the end of each chapter and an epilogue comprises guidelines for becoming a vegetarian and a recommended reading list. Insightful and challenging, IS GOD A VEGETARIAN? poses provocative questions for vegetarians, Christians, and anyone reflecting upon his personal choices and ethical role in our world today.

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  • Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little

    by Nicola Davies

    Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little

    by Nicola Davies

    Did you ever wonder why there are no high-flying, wall-climbing, tall-building-leaping superheroes in real life? Find out what keeps big animals (like us) from engaging in astonishing feats of strength and agility, and yet why being tiny and all-powerful might have a downside. What if you could lift fifty times your weight (hello, ant), but getting wet could kill you? Or you could soar like a bird, but a cold breeze would do you in? Whether big or small, our size defines more about us than we could ever imagine. Join the duo that brought us POOP, EXTREME ANIMALS, and WHAT’S EATING YOU? for a fun and intriguing exploration of what it means to be just the right size.

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  • La Dolce Vegan!: Vegan Livin’ Made Easy

    by Sarah Kramer

    La Dolce Vegan!: Vegan Livin’ Made Easy

    by Sarah Kramer

    Sarah Kramer is a vegan cooking superstar. Her first two books, How It All Vegan! and The Garden of Vegan,co-authored with Tanya Barnard, have sold well over 110,000 copies; both won the Veggie Award or favorite cookbook of 2003 and 2004 by VegNews magazine, and Herbivore magazine.In a cover story on Sarah, called her “The World’s Coolest Vegan.” Sarah returns with her first solo cookbook, featuring more of the delectable, easy-to-prepare recipes that vegans around the world have come to adore. For Sarah, vegan cooking – which eschews all animal products, including butter, milk, and cheese – can be an adventure in dining, without a lot of investment in time or money. In fact, most of the recipes in La Dolce Vegan! can be prepared in 20 to 30 minutes or less. From soups and salads to entrees and desserts, they are sure to inspire both committed and part-time vegans alike.At the heart of the book is Sarah’s commitment to the vegan lifestyle that has changed her life completely – from a childhood plagued with health problems to an adulthood filled with the pleasures and joys of living vegan. For Sarah, an animal-free diet will make you happier, healthier, and more content with the world around you. In addition to the wonderful recipes, there is a fun do-it-yourself section of vegan tips and non-food items. Learn to live the sweet life of veganism and you’ll never look back! Recipes include: Beauty and the Beet Borscht, Mocked Clam Chowder, Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta, Sloppy Janes, Blessed Broccoli Stir-Fry, Apple Pie Pancakes, Carob Almond Truffles, and Tomato Soup Cake.

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  • Lick It! Creamy Dreamy Vegan Ice Creams Your Mouth Will Love

    by Cathe Olson

    Lick It! Creamy Dreamy Vegan Ice Creams Your Mouth Will Love

    by Cathe Olson

    Ice cream is universally loved and is at its very best fresh out of the ice cream machine. Homemade ice cream is actually easy to make, and can be made with a variety of nondairy milks perfect for those with dairy or soy allergies. Whether you avoid dairy products for health or ethical reasons, or to protect the environment, these frozen treats will rival any store bought gourmet ice cream.Lick It! elevates vegan ice cream to its creamy, dreamy best. Readers will find well-loved, traditional flavors plus a tempting variety of exotic and gourmet tastes made with herbs, spices, and liqueurs. And you can adjust the flavors and sweetness to your liking, using the choicest natural ingredients. From scooped ice cream, sundaes, sherbets, and sorbets to ice cream sandwiches, shakes and floats, you’ll find all your ice cream parlor favorites complete with toppings and sauces! So swirl it, savor it, lick it! It s never been yummier.

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  • Lighten Up: Tasty, Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Vegetarian Cuisine

    by Louise Hagler

    Lighten Up: Tasty, Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Vegetarian Cuisine

    by Louise Hagler

    Leave the high-fat lifestyle behind with acclaimed soyfoods innovator, Louise Hagler. Classic and creative vegetarian recipes provide easy and effective ways to trim the fat and eliminate cholesterol from your diet. Each recipe comes with its own nutritional analysis.

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  • Livestock, Ethics and Quality of Life (Cabi Publishing)

    by J. Hodges

    Livestock, Ethics and Quality of Life (Cabi Publishing)

    by J. Hodges

    The science of animal production has recently become headline news. The cloning of sheep, the use of pig xenotransplants and bovine somatotrophin, as well as mad-cow disease, are all examples of how livestock production is related to food safety, human health, ethics and quality of life. The relationship between intensive developed-world animal production and third world development also raises ethical issues. These are just some of the topics addressed in this book, which has its origin in a special symposium held at the VIII World Congress on Animal Production held in June 1998 in Korea. Additional chapters have been specially commissioned for inclusion in the book.

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  • Living in the Raw: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

    by Rose Lee Calabro

    Living in the Raw: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

    by Rose Lee Calabro

    Follow easy suggestions for how to sprout and dehydrate a host of beans, grains and seeds and use them in conjunction with fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices to create nutritious, healing foods. Over 300 recipes are given for everything from breads, crackers, cakes and ice cream to appetizers, hearty main dishes and soups. Includes sections on setting up a living foods kitchen and why a raw foods diet will help anyone feel and look great.

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  • Lorna Sass’ Short-Cut Vegetarian: Great Taste in No Time

    by Lorna J. Sass

    Lorna Sass’ Short-Cut Vegetarian: Great Taste in No Time

    by Lorna J. Sass

    One of America’s foremost vegetarian cooks reveals amazing shortcuts to dishes that are short on prep and long on flavor!Instant classics. That’s just what vegetarians in a hurry will find in the more than 100 amazingly quick, full-flavored recipes, like Moroccan Carrot Slaw and Thai-Inspired Red Bean Stew, in Lorna Sass’ Short-Cut Vegetarian. Sheer culinary magic can be created from a pantry stocked with carefully selected prepared and instant foods, such as homemade curry powder, roasted red peppers, spicy salsas and mustard sauces, and roasted garlic oil. A splash of orange juice, a touch of cinnamon, and a few sliced leeks transform handy frozen spinach and a can of highest-quality lentils into an exotic Orange-Scented Lentil Ragout to satisfy the most sophisticated palate — in minutes.

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  • MAD COWBOY: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat

    by Howard F. Lyman

    MAD COWBOY: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat

    by Howard F. Lyman



    Howard Lyman's testimony on The Oprah Winfrey Show revealed the deadly impact of the livestock industry on our well-being. It not only led to Oprah's declaration that she'd never eat a burger again, it sent shock waves through a concerned and vulnerable public.

    A fourth-generation Montana rancher, Lyman investigated the use of chemicals in agriculture after developing a spinal tumor that nearly paralyzed him. Now a vegetarian, he blasts through the propaganda of beef and dairy interests -- and the government agencies that protect them -- to expose an animal-based diet as the primary cause of cancer, heart disease, and obesity in this country. He warns that the livestock industry is repeating the mistakes that led to Mad Cow disease in England while simultaneously causing serious damage to the environment.

    Persuasive, straightforward, and full of the down-home good humor and optimism of a son of the soil, Mad Cowboy is both an inspirational story of personal transformation and a convincing call to action for a plant-based diet -- for the good of the planet and the health of us all.

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  • MAD COWBOY: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat

    by Howard F. Lyman

    MAD COWBOY: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat

    by Howard F. Lyman

    Howard Lyman's testimony on The Oprah Winfrey Show revealed the deadly impact of the livestock industry on our well-being. It not only led to Oprah's declaration that she'd never eat a burger again, it sent shock waves through a concerned and vulnerable public.

    A fourth-generation Montana rancher, Lyman investigated the use of chemicals in agriculture after developing a spinal tumor that nearly paralyzed him. Now a vegetarian, he blasts through the propaganda of beef and dairy interests -- and the government agencies that protect them -- to expose an animal-based diet as the primary cause of cancer, heart disease, and obesity in this country. He warns that the livestock industry is repeating the mistakes that led to Mad Cow disease in England while simultaneously causing serious damage to the environment.

    Persuasive, straightforward, and full of the down-home good humor and optimism of a son of the soil, Mad Cowboy is both an inspirational story of personal transformation and a convincing call to action for a plant-based diet -- for the good of the planet and the health of us all.

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  • Man the Hunted: Primates, Predators, and Human Evolution

    by Donna Hart

    Man the Hunted: Primates, Predators, and Human Evolution

    by Donna Hart

    Although “Man the Hunter” is a popular description of our ancestry, the central importance of hunting is firmly fixed only in the archeological record of relatively recent human history. Man the hunted argues that primates, including the earliest members of the human family, have evolved not as hunters but as the prey of any number of predators, including wild cats and dogs, hyenas, snakes, crocodiles, and even birds of prey. Eyewitness accounts, data collected by the authors, and the published reports of naturalists establish the astonishing extent to which living monkeys, lemurs, apes, and even humans fall victim to a wide variety of predators, some of which even specialize in the consumption of primates. Additionally, the fossil record demonstrates that primates have been prey for millions of years, a fact that necessarily shaped the evolution of our earliest ancestors in body and behavior. Skillfully combining information from a number of lines of evidence, Man the Hunted casts an entirely new light on the natural history of primates and the evolution of fossil and modern humans.

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  • Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money

    by Erik Marcus

    Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money

    by Erik Marcus

    Meat Market elevates the debate over animal agriculture. Erik Marcus exposes and clears away the exaggerated claims and counterclaims put forth by the meat industry and its opponents. In the process, Marcus presents a thorough examination of animal agriculture's cruelties and its far-reaching social costs. Marcus then considers the discouraging progress made by the animal protection movement. He evaluates where the movement has gone wrong, and how its shortcomings could best be remedied.

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  • Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money

    by Erik Marcus

    Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money

    by Erik Marcus

    Meat Market elevates the debate over animal agriculture. Erik Marcus exposes and clears away the exaggerated claims and counterclaims put forth by the meat industry and its opponents. In the process, Marcus presents a thorough examination of animal agriculture?s cruelties and its far-reaching social costs. Marcus then considers the discouraging progress made by the animal protection movement. He evaluates where the movement has gone wrong, and how its shortcomings could best be remedied.

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  • Meatless Meals For Working People: Quick And Easy Vegetarian Recipes

    by Debra Wasserman

    Meatless Meals For Working People: Quick And Easy Vegetarian Recipes

    by Debra Wasserman

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  • Millennium Cookbook: Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine

    by Eric Tucker

    Millennium Cookbook: Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine

    by Eric Tucker

    Millennium, arguably the best vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco, finally shares its secrets. If you’ve never been to Millennium, forget the stereotype of a vegetarian restaurant serving bean sprouts, brown rice, and seaweed. Millennium, a true gourmet restaurant, presents elegant, innovative, inspired cuisine that happens to be as healthy as it is delicious. This book entices the accomplished cook to explore exquisite dishes that will surprise and delight any dinner party–even if your guests are not vegetarians. Try appetizers like Cabbage and Shiitake-Filled Spring Rolls with Plum Sauce, or Grilled Portobellos with Herb-Tofu Aioli and Red Onion Marmalade. Experience the Indian-inspired Baked Madras-Glazed Tofu with Saffron Basmati Pilaf and Peach-Lime Chutney, or the Curry-Crusted Tempeh with Pomegranate Sauce. You won’t want to skip dessert: Chocolate-Almond Midnight will indulge even the most finicky chocoholic.Some of the dishes are simple to prepare, but most are intricate and time consuming and include subrecipes, making this book best for artistic cooks who revel in new, inventive recipes. For example, the recipe for luscious Moroccan Filo Crescents with Curried Golden Tomato Sauce (only 21 percent fat, despite the filo) takes more than a page, and references three other recipes. All recipes are vegan–no meat, eggs, or dairy–and most are very low in fat. Nutritional breakdown is provided for each recipe, and the food photos are gorgeous. The Millennium Cookbook is an impeccable gift for the inspired cook in your life. –Joan Price

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  • Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India

    by Nina Osswald and Manoj Kumar Menon

    Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India

    by Nina Osswald and Manoj Kumar Menon

    Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India gives an up-to-date overview of urban markets for organic food. Based on research conducted in three metropolitan cities in 2011-12, the book examines the broad variety of supply chains, retail outlets and other marketing initiatives in urban India, ranging from organized retail to community-supported agriculture. The authors document challenges and obstacles in organic food supply chains as well as successful strategies. A number of case studies of successful marketing initiatives illustrate the various approaches and challenges along the organic supply chain. The book also includes the most comprehensive bibliography currently available on the Indian domestic market for organic food.

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  • Organic Revolution

    by Bharat Mansata

    Organic Revolution

    by Bharat Mansata

    This remarkable story demolishes the myth that organic farming can never feed the world! It does far more. Holistically adopted, it revitalises society, enhances the environment and safeguards future generations. In the current raging debate over rapid urban-industrial uprooting of farmers, here is one example that India, China, … and the rest of the world can no longer ignore. Cuba’s Organic Revolution began suddenly, under compulsion. A decade later, in 1999, the Swedish Parliament presented the Right Livelihood Award, or ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, to GAO, the Cuban Organic Farming Association—for “showing that organic agriculture is a key to both food security and environmental sustainability.” Today, Cuba is the only nation with consistent double-digit annual agricultural growth. Its economy, health, education, energy efficiency, water security, … are all big gainers. In 2006, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Global Footprint Network declared: Cuba is the only country on earth to achieve sustainable development! The American Journal of Public Health reported a 45% decline in cardiovascular diseases. Cuba’s bio-diverse agro-ecology and forest cover exceeding 25% also counter global warming.

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  • Philosophy and Animal Life

    by Stanley Cavell , Cora Diamond , John McDowell , Ian Hacking , Cary

    Philosophy and Animal Life

    by Stanley Cavell , Cora Diamond , John McDowell , Ian Hacking , Cary

    Philosophy and Animal Life offers a new way of thinking about animal rights, our obligation to animals, and the nature of philosophy itself. Cora Diamond begins with “The Difficulty of Reality and the Difficulty of Philosophy,” in which she accuses analytical philosophy of evading, or deflecting, the responsibility of human beings toward nonhuman animals. Diamond then explores the animal question as it is bound up with the more general problem of philosophical skepticism.Focusing specifically on J. M. Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals, she considers the failure of language to capture the vulnerability of humans and animals. Stanley Cavell responds to Diamond’s argument with his own close reading of Coetzee’s work, connecting the human-animal relation to further themes of morality and philosophy. John McDowell follows with a critique of both Diamond and Cavell, and Ian Hacking explains why Cora Diamond’s essay is so deeply perturbing and, paradoxically for a philosopher, he favors poetry over philosophy as a way of overcoming some of her difficulties.

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  • Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf: The Story of One Man, Two Cows, and the Feeding of a Nation

    by Peter Lovenheim

    Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf: The Story of One Man, Two Cows, and the Feeding of a Nation

    by Peter Lovenheim

    Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf is the provocative true story of Peter Lovenheim’s hands-on journey into the dairy and beef industries as he follows his calves from conception to possible consumption. In the process, he gets to know the good, hard-working people who raise our cattle and make milk products, beef, and veal available to consumers like you and me. He supplies us with a “fly on the wall” view of how these animals are used to put food on America’s very abundant tables.

    Constantly vigilant about wanting to be an observer who never interferes, Lovenheim allows the reader to see every aspect of a cow’s life, without passing judgment. Reading this book will forever change the way you think about food and the people and animals who provide it for us.

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  • Prisoned Chickens Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry

    by Karen Davis

    Prisoned Chickens Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry

    by Karen Davis

    Karen Davis wrote Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs in the mid-1990s to focus attention on the billions of chickens buried alive on factory farms. The book was a catalyst for animal rights activists seeking to develop effective strategies to expose and relieve the plight of chickens. United Poultry Concerns campaign in the 1990s to reveal the U.S. egg industry s cruel practice of starving hens to force them to molt their feathers and cut the cost of egg production was decisive in shifting advocacy attention to chickens and the hidden causes of Salmonella and Campylobacter food poisoning.

    This new edition documents what has happened since the book first appeared the waging of high-profile campaigns to get rid of battery cages for laying hens, undercover investigations exposing the appalling cruelty to chickens and turkeys by poultry industry workers, globalization of chicken production and its effect on the environment and spread of avian influenza, and how farm animal sanctuaries have become key players in debunking industry myths with truthful accounts of the sensitive and intelligent birds being brutalized in the name of food. It also effectively explains why these birds are so ill, why eating them makes people sick, and what can be done to cure the pathology of the modern poultry industry.

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  • Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food: 65 Everyday Meal Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Over 150 Great-tasting, Down-home Recipes

    by Alicia C. Simpson

    Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food: 65 Everyday Meal Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Over 150 Great-tasting, Down-home Recipes

    by Alicia C. Simpson

    A born food-lover, raised in California on “the best Mexican food in the country” and her father’s “traditional Southern soul food,” Alicia C. Simpson couldn’t imagine giving up her favorite dishes to become vegan. Animal-free food might be healthier, but could it match the tastes of home—like fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, or a bowl of chili? Three years after Alicia took the vegan plunge, Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food answers that question with a resounding “yes!”Here is the essential cookbook for any of America’s more than 6 million vegans who miss the down-home tastes they remember (or want to try), or for vegetarians and even meat-eaters who want to add more plant-based foods to their diets, but don’t know where to start. Comfort-seeking cooks will find:
    * Easy-to-prepare, animal-free versions of classics like Spicy Buffalo Bites, Ultimate Nachos, Baked Ziti and more
    * 65 delicious combinations for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with flavors from around the world, like “Chinese Take-In” or “Tijuana Torpedo”
    * Everything you need to know to start your vegan pantry, and why being vegan is easier, less expensive, and more delicious than you might think

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  • Raising Vegetarian Children : A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony

    by Joanne Stepaniak

    Raising Vegetarian Children : A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony

    by Joanne Stepaniak

    When parents choose a vegetarian lifestyle for their child, it can set family fingers wagging in dietary disapproval. It’s no easier on steak-loving parents when Junior announces he’s sworn off meat. With the strategies in Raising Vegetarian Children, parents can ease family tensions and learn to accommodate the nutritional and emotional needs of their vegetarian offspring.

    It includes a detailed explanation of the Vegetarian Food Pyramid and its vitamin- and protein-rich foods, allays concerns over dietary gaps, and is packed with recipes that will please any growing vegetarian, from infant to teenager.

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  • Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals

    by Steven Wise

    Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals

    by Steven Wise

    "This is an impassioned, fascinating, and in many ways startling book.” –Cass Sunstein, New York Times Book Review. Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in light of modern scientific findings creates a glaring contradiction in our law. In this witty, moving, persuasive, and impeccably researched argument, Wise demonstrates that the cognitive, emotional, and social capacities of these apes entitle them to freedom from imprisonment and abuse.

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  • Raw: The Uncook Book: New Vegetarian Food for Life

    by Juliano Brotman

    Raw: The Uncook Book: New Vegetarian Food for Life

    by Juliano Brotman

    Raw is the first major guide to preparing gourmet raw cuisine, an introduction to the finest dining this planet has to offer, with unique dishes made entirely from vegetarian and living foods.

    Raw offers ultimate pure flavor, thousands of textures, and beautiful effects on body, mind, soul and the environment! This isn’t 100 variations of salad, but an ultra-gourmet cuisine, which fuses ancient culinary techniques with a modern and practical lifestyle. From sun-baked pizzas, satisfying sandwiches, vegan sushi, the best burritos and sprouted-rice dishes, to sangria and shakes, cookies, pudding, and pies.

    You’re about to acquaint yourself with the vibrant flavors and miraculous nutrition of plant life in a way you never have before.

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  • Real Food Daily Cookbook: Really Fresh, Really Good, Really Vegetarian

    by Ann Gentry

    Real Food Daily Cookbook: Really Fresh, Really Good, Really Vegetarian

    by Ann Gentry

    With three bustling restaurants located throughout the Los Angeles area, Real Food Daily boasts a loyal clientele of ravenous vegetarian diners and health-conscious celebrities, trendsetting young hipsters and members of Southern California ’s culinary community at large. After 10 successful years as a cherished destination for lovers of delicious and naturally wholesome cuisine, this eclectic hot spot continues to thrive under the stewardship of its pioneering founder, Ann Gentry, who raises the standards and expectations of nutritious, meat-free cooking through her unique brand of California cuisine. In THE REAL FOOD DAILY COOKBOOK, you’ll find recipes for 150 of the restaurants’ most popular dishes, such as Lentil-Walnut Pâté; Country-Style Miso Soup; Tuscan Bean Salad with Herb Vinaigrette; Southern-Style Skillet Cornbread; Tofu Quiche with Leeks and Asparagus; Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sweet Rice, Currants, and Vegetables; and Coconut Cream Pie with Chocolate Sauce. After years of getting floods of recipe requests from her loyal customers, Ann is delivering in full force, not only to her patient fans, but to everyone who yearns for delicious, healthful, real food in their daily lives.

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  • Secrets of the Soil

    by Peter Tompkins & Christropher Bird

    Secrets of the Soil

    by Peter Tompkins & Christropher Bird

    Tells the story of the innovative, nontraditional, often surprising things that certain scientists, farmers and mystics are doing to prevent the slow degradation of our planet.

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  • Silent Spring

    by Rachel Carson

    Silent Spring

    by Rachel Carson

    A classic, recognized as one of the most influential books of the 20th century, and which launched the environment movement. It led to the banning of chemicals like DDT in the USA, and the setting up of the US Environment Protection Agency. Four decades later in India, we are still extensively using highly toxic chemicals that are eliminating benign and helpful creatures like earthworms, bees, fish and frogs, while stimulating the evolution of more resistant and virulent pests.

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  • Simply Vegan: Quick Vegetarian Meals

    by Debra Wasserman

    Simply Vegan: Quick Vegetarian Meals

    by Debra Wasserman

    Simply Vegan is more than a cookbook. It is a guide to a non-violent, environmentally sound, humane-lifestyle. Debra Wasserman and Reed Mangels make vegan living easy with 160 quick vegetarian recipes, an easy-to-understand and complete vegan nutrition section, meal plans, and a guide to vegan shopping. Also valuable is a list of the top 15 recipes for calcium, vitamin C, and iron, plus an up-to-date chapter on pregnancy, infants, and vegan children.

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  • Skinny Bitch in the Kitch: Kick-Ass Recipes for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap (and Start Looking Hot!)

    by Rory Freedman

    Skinny Bitch in the Kitch: Kick-Ass Recipes for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap (and Start Looking Hot!)

    by Rory Freedman

    Quit your bitching-they’ve heard you already! You read Skinny Bitch and it totally rocked your world. Now you want to know, “What can I cook that’s good for me, but doesn’t taste like crap?” Well, lucky for you, the Bitches are on the case. Self-proclaimed pigs, Rory and Kim understand all too well: Life without lasagna isn’t a life worth living; chocolate cake is vital to our survival; and no one can live without mac ‘n cheese-no one. So can you keep to your SB standards and eat like a whale? Shit yeah, bitches. To prove it, Rory and Kim came up with some kick-ass recipes for every craving there is: Bitchin’ Breakfasts PMS (Pissy Mood Snacks) Sassy Soups and Stews Grown-up Appetizers Comfort Cookin’ Hearty Ass Sandwiches Happy Endings (Desserts) And a ton more! They are all so good (and easy to make) you’re gonna freak out. Seriously. What are you waiting for? Get your skinny ass in the kitchen!

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  • Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

    by Gail A. Eisnitz

    Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

    by Gail A. Eisnitz

    Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years—particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation—have had on workers, animals, and consumers. It is also the first time ever that workers have spoken publicly about what’s really taking place behind the closed doors of America’s slaughterhouses.In this new paperback edition, author Gail A. Eisnitz brings the story up to date since the book’s original publication. She describes the ongoing efforts by the Humane Farming Association to improve conditions in the meatpacking industry, media exposés that have prompted reforms resulting in multimillion dollar appropriations by Congress to try to enforce federal inspection laws, and a favorable decision by the Supreme Court to block construction of what was slated to be one of the largest hog factory farms in the country. Nonetheless, Eisnitz makes it clear that abuses continue and much work still needs to be done.

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  • Soy of Cooking; Easy to Make Vegetarian, Low-Fat, Fat-Free, and Antioxidant-Rich Gourmet Recipes

    by Marie Oser

    Soy of Cooking; Easy to Make Vegetarian, Low-Fat, Fat-Free, and Antioxidant-Rich Gourmet Recipes

    by Marie Oser

    Now, you can create elegant meals that are as healthy as they are delicious. Soy of Cooking is a gourmet guide to preparing savory meatless dishes that incorporate nutrient-rich soyfoods into your diet -- high in antioxidants and phytochemicals, as well as fiber and vitamins.

    With more than 170 enticing recipes, this innovative cookbook shows how to combine creative techniques and easy-to-find soyfoods to make healthy starters, main dishes, desserts, and more with tempting, artful presentations. All of the recipes have 5 grams of for or less and include complete nutrition analiysis. This collection of healthy and delectable soyfood creations includes: Spicy Roasted Pepper Dip, Raspberry Walnut Dressing, Pumpkin Ravioli, Saucy Pizza Abbondanza, and Frozen Fudge Cheesecake.

    Soy of Cooking defines 30 new and traditional soyfoods, most of which can be found in supermarkets and health food stores around the country. It also includes a guide to useful cooking techniques, tips on using spices,and soyfood exchange information.

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  • Speaking Out for Animals: True Stories About People Who Rescue Animals

    Marjorie McHann

    Speaking Out for Animals: True Stories About People Who Rescue Animals

    Marjorie McHann

    A loving celebration of the emotional bond between rescued goldens and their humans, this heartwarming collection of photographs and true stories conveys every aspect of the humor, devotion, fun and inevitable sorrow that exist within this special relationship. And honored are the volunteers of the rescue organizations that dedicate their time, energy, money, and hearts to this noble endeavor.

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  • Spiritual Nutrition: Six Foundations for Spiritual Life and the Awakening of Kundalini

    by Gabriel Cousens

    Spiritual Nutrition: Six Foundations for Spiritual Life and the Awakening of Kundalini

    by Gabriel Cousens

    When we eat, can we feed the soul as well as the body? Can a diet have impact on spirituality? Spiritual Nutrition empowers readers to develop personal diets that are appropriate to their lifestyles and spiritual practices. Drawing on 14 years of clinical experience and research, Dr. Gabriel Cousens discusses nutritional issues that can help answer these questions, including raw vs. cooked food; high vs. low protein; the concepts of assimilation and fasting; alkaline – acid balance; attitudes about food; nutrients, energy, and structure building.In addition, Cousens shares his new dietary system of “spiritual nutrition” that is based on the relationship that the color of the food has to corresponding colors of the human chakra system, hence, the “rainbow diet.” For true nourishment, he strongly promotes the connection of diet to meditation, fellowship, wisdom, and love.

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  • Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

    by Vandana Shiva

    Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

    by Vandana Shiva

    In this book, “the South’s best known environmentalist” (New Internationalist) and 1993 Right Livelihood Award winner, Vandana Shiva, continues her path-breaking work on uncovering the devastating human and environmental impacts of corporate-engineered international trade agreements. In Stolen Harvest, she charts the impacts of industrial agriculture and what they mean for small farmers, the environment, and the quality and healthfulness of the foods we eat. A short, impassioned, and inspiring book that will shape the debate about genetic engineering and commercial agriculture for years to come.

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  • Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

    by Mark Hawthorne

    Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

    by Mark Hawthorne

    Whether you’re new to the world of animal advocacy, a longtime vegan, or traveling somewhere between these points in your life’s journey, STRIKING AT THE ROOTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ANIMAL ACTIVISM is one book you’ll want to read. Activists from all walks of life can glean new tips, tricks, strategies, and perhaps even some much-needed motivation from author/activist Mark Hawthorne’s introductory guide to acting on behalf of animals.STRIKING AT THE ROOTS offers an overview of the many types of “animal activism” that advocates may engage in. These range from traditional to high-tech, visible to behind-the-scenes, and dramatic to low-key – as is exemplified by pattrice jones (author of AFTERSHOCK and a founder of Eastern Shore Sanctuary) in the above quote. No matter your personality, interests, and talents, you’re sure to find an action you can take to help your fellow earthlings RIGHT NOW

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  • Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals

    by Karen Dawn

    Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals

    by Karen Dawn

    AVAILABLE IN THE SHARAN LIBRARY

    The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick’s dog fighting scandal to the incredible success of the bestselling Skinny Bitch veggie diet book, animal rights issues have hit the headlines—and are being championed by students and senators, pop stars and producers, and actors and activists.Don’t you want to be part of the conversation? In Thanking the Monkey, Karen Dawn covers pets, fur, fashion, food, animal testing, activism, and more. But as the title playfully suggests, this isn’t like any previous animal rights book. Thanking the Monkey is light on lectures meant to make you feel guilty if you’re not a leather-eschewing vegan. It lets you have fun as you learn about Paul McCartney’s love of lambs and why Prince won’t wear wool. You’ll meet Fall Out Boy’s Andy Hurley and Pete Wentz—and their favorite traveling companion, Hemingway, Pete’s dog. You’ll read why Natalie Portman, Alicia Silverstone, and so many of those skinny but not bitchy actresses won’t eat or wear animals. And you’ll laugh over dozens of cartoons from Dan Piraro’s Bizzaro to other animal-friendly comics. .

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  • The Accidental Vegan

    by Devra Gartenstein

    The Accidental Vegan

    by Devra Gartenstein

    Eating vegan doesn't have to be hard. These days, home cooks are seeking out simple recipes that unite hearty, satisfying taste with the perks of vegan food--it's healthy, fresh, economical, lactose-free, ethical, and environmentally sustainable. Omnivorous chef Devra Gartenstein accidentally fell into the vegan world more than ten years ago, and she stuck around for the benefits to her body, her tastebuds, and the world around her. Never one to fuss in the kitchen, Devra has packed this new edition of her pioneering cookbook with more than 180 basic-ingredient, quick-instruction, maximum-flavor recipes. With appetizers, soups, mains, sides, and desserts inspired by Indian, Thai, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Mexican, Greek, and Italian cuisines, THE ACCIDENTAL VEGAN is sure to have vegans and nonvegans alike clamoring for more.

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  • The Animal Manifesto: Six Reasons for Expanding Our Compassion Footprint

    by Ph.D. Marc Bekoff

    The Animal Manifesto: Six Reasons for Expanding Our Compassion Footprint

    by Ph.D. Marc Bekoff

    A collaborator with legendary primatologist Jane Goodall and the 2000 winner of the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society, author and Colorado University professor Bekoff (The Emotional Lives of Animals) lays out the “unique responsibilities” of human beings, as “moral agents,” to overcome speciesism and recognize animals “as fellow sentient, emotional beings,” with all the attendant rights that implies. Taking examples from everyday life-from rodeos and circuses to word-processors that replace “who” with “that” when referring to animals-Bekoff illustrates the lengths to which humans go to convince themselves animals don’t think, feel, and suffer like we do. Concerning a topic of growing popularity, Bekoff’s arguments can be less than rigorous; an “unwavering optimist and dreamer,” he focuses more on anecdotes and emotions (“alienation from nature… kills our hearts”) than practicalities or a concrete agenda. Instead, Bekoff encourages readers to start simply, by being “mindful” in their interactions with animals. Addressing a weighty issue with gentle but insistent charm, Bekoff’s manifesto will nudge skeptics in the direction of enlightenment (assuming anyone but the choir is buying copies).

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  • The Animal Rights Debate

    byCarl Cohen

    The Animal Rights Debate

    byCarl Cohen

    Do all animals have rights? Is it morally wrong to use mice or dogs in medical research, or rabbits and cows as food? How ought we resolve conflicts between the interests of humans and those of other animals? Philosophical inquiry is essential in addressing such questions; the answers given must have enormous practical importance. Here for the first time in the same volume, the animal rights debate is argued deeply and fully by the two most articulate and influential philosophers representing the opposing camps. Each makes his case in turn to the opposing case. The arguments meet head on: Are we humans morally justified in using animals as we do? A vexed and enduring controversy here receives its deepest and most eloquent exposition..

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  • The Best in the World: Fast, Healthful Recipes from Exclusive and Out-Of-The-Way Restaurants

    by Neal D. Barnard

    The Best in the World: Fast, Healthful Recipes from Exclusive and Out-Of-The-Way Restaurants

    by Neal D. Barnard

    From a seaside cafe in Portugal, a cozy restaurant in Saint-Tropez, or a trendy night spot in Sydney come recipes that truly are the best in the world. Who would have expected to find the world's best gazpacho just off the Tuileries in Paris, the best burrito in Fargo, North Dakota, or the best minestrone in Munich? But here they are. Whether your taste calls for a touch of the Mediterranean, a Latin American flavor, or a down-home American breakfast, it's all in this unmatched collection of quick, delightful, and wonderfully healthy recipes from the world's best and most unusual restaurants.

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  • The Boundless Circle: Caring for Creatures and Creation

    by Michael W. Fox

    The Boundless Circle: Caring for Creatures and Creation

    by Michael W. Fox

    Syndicated columnist and veterinarian Fox examines religion's attitude toward animals and nature.

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  • The Candle Cafe Cookbook: More Than 150 Enlightened Recipes from New York’s Renowned Vegan Restaurant

    by Joy Pierson

    The Candle Cafe Cookbook: More Than 150 Enlightened Recipes from New York’s Renowned Vegan Restaurant

    by Joy Pierson

    It’s hard enough to satisfy choosy diners at a hot New York restaurant—imagine having to do it without using meat, fish, dairy, or eggs! The Candle Cafe has been doing just that for years, offering vegan food that has earned the praise of food critics, celebrities, and countless New Yorkers.The food at the Candle Cafe expands the horizons of vegan cuisine, proving that the healthiest food can also be the most flavorful and satisfying.From delectable appetizers like Quesadillas stuffed with Portobellos and Red Peppers and Tofu Satay with Coconut-Peanut Sauce to classic dips like Hummus and Babaganoush, veggan cooking never tasted this good. Even the soups are special—Spring Vegetable Minestrone Soup is filled with fresh flavor, and Butternut Squash Soup gets a kick from toasted pumpkin seeds. Hearty, satisfying sandwiches and main courses like Barbecued Tempeh-Chipotle Burgers with Grilled Pineapple, Porcini Mushroom Stroganoff, and Indian Eggplant Curry are infused with delicious flavors from around the world….

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  • The Case for Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    The Case for Animal Rights

    by Tom Regan

    More than twenty years after its original publication, The Case for Animal Rights is an acknowledged classic of moral philosophy, and its author is recognized as the intellectual leader of the animal rights movement. In a new and fully considered preface, Regan responds to his critics and defends the book’s revolutionary position. Illustrations: 1 b/w illustration

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  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Living

    by Beverly Lynn Bennett

    The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Living

    by Beverly Lynn Bennett

    The definitive book on becoming a vegan—with recipes included.Becoming a vegan isn’t just about giving up animal products. It’s about making a lifestyle change. In The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Living, authors Beverly Lynn Bennett (known as the Vegan Chef) and Ray Sammartano provide a complete guide to living vegan-style, focusing on compassion for all, good health, and great eating. Inside, readers will find 50 sensational recipes, tips for everyday vegan living, the lowdown on vegan myths, and much more.-One of the few titles that combines information on the vegan lifestyle with recipes-Being a vegan isn’t only about what you eat; this book also discusses clothing, cosmetics, etc.-Author is a renowned vegan chef

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  • The Complete Vegan Cookbook: Over 200 Tantalizing Recipes, Plus Plenty of Kitchen Wisdom for Beginners and Experienced Cooks

    by Susann Geiskopf-Hadler

    The Complete Vegan Cookbook: Over 200 Tantalizing Recipes, Plus Plenty of Kitchen Wisdom for Beginners and Experienced Cooks

    by Susann Geiskopf-Hadler

    Now vegan means vitality and vibrant taste!A simple definition—The vegan diet consists exclusively of foods from the vegetable kingdom and excludes all animal products—meat, poultry, fish, seafood , eggs, dairy, and honey—as well as products which are processed using animal ingredients.Good health and great flavor have finally come together! Whether you’re a full-time vegan or simply looking for an occasional “ideal” meal—one low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in health-enhancing nutrients and great taste—here is your definitive source for easy and innovative vegan cooking.It’s proven that eating an abundance of foods from the vegetable kingdom leads to a healthier—and perhaps longer—life. But healthful eating doesn’t have to be bland and boring! The Complete Vegan Cookbook is your step-by-step guide to creating delicious and satisfying vegan dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. You’ll discover more than 200 tempting recipes as well as exciting meal plans for special family meals and entertaining.

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  • The Cookbook for People Who Love Animals

    by Michael A., M.D. Klaper

    The Cookbook for People Who Love Animals

    by Michael A., M.D. Klaper

    The cook book for people who love animals 7th edition, first published in 1981 A Classic,sold nearly 100,000 copies Over 300 totally vegetarian recipes from beginner to gourmet No meat,No eggs, No dairy, No honey or sugar, No Cholesterol Interspersed with inspirational quotes.
    Recipes for pets.

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  • The Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications

    by Mangels

    The Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications

    by Mangels

    A Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications, Second Edition highlights the current trends and research on vegetarian diets and translates the information into practical ideas to assist dietitians and other health care providers in aiding their clients. The text presents vital information on vegetarian nutritional needs, healthier and more satisfying diets, as well as guidelines for treating clients of all ages and clients with special considerations, such as pregnant women, athletes, and diabetics. This edition takes into account new research, epidemiological studies, debates, and changes in the food market as well as the different types of vegetarian diets. It also includes a number of new topics.

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  • The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery

    by Marjorie Spiegel

    The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery

    by Marjorie Spiegel

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  • The Ecology of Health: Identifying Issues and Alternatives

    by Hardcover

    The Ecology of Health: Identifying Issues and Alternatives

    by Hardcover

    The contributors to this innovative and wide-ranging volume reflect on the philosophical issues surrounding health and ecology. They examine the policy issues involved in health and health ecology and explore the paths that may eventually lead to a new ecology of health.

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  • The End of Nature

    by Bill Mckibben

    The End of Nature

    by Bill Mckibben

    Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKibben’s argument that the survival of the globe is dependent on a fundamental, philosophical shift in the way we relate to nature is more relevant than ever. McKibben writes of our earth’s environmental cataclysm, addressing such core issues as the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and the depletion of the ozone layer. His new introduction addresses some of the latest environmental issues that have risen during the 1990s. The book also includes an invaluable new appendix of facts and figures that surveys the progress of the environmental movement.More than simply a handbook for survival or a doomsday catalog of scientific prediction, this classic, soulful lament on Nature is required reading for nature enthusiasts, activists, and concerned citizens alike.

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  • The Ethics of Diet: A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating

    by Howard Williams

    The Ethics of Diet: A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating

    by Howard Williams

    Now we can join Gandhi and Tolstoy and nameless others who encountered this vigorous and invigorating book. Welcome to a company of radicals who believed we could and should stop eating non-human animals. They brought vegetarianism out of history and into the here and now". (from the introduction). Ethical vegetarianism is no recent development, as this unrivaled historical anthology dramatizes. When it was first published 120 years ago, countless people read and endorsed "The Ethics of Diet". But then it became a rare book, hard to find even in libraries. For countless more readers, it is at last available again. In this classic of vegetarian writing, Howard Williams presents a line of thought, a continuous thread, a tradition, a catena of protestation against living on "Butchery". What he finds striking is the variety of the witnesses, the prophets of "Reformed Dietetics" who have "shrunk from the regime of blood", including Gautama Buddha, Pythagoras, Plato, Hesiod, Epicurus, Seneca, Ovid, Thomas More, Montaigne, Mandeville, Pope, Voltaire, Swedenborg, Wesley, Rousseau, Shelley, Byron, Lamar-tine, Michelet, Bentham, Sinclair, Schopenhauer, and Thoreau. Their words are accompanied by the vigorous narrative voice of Williams himself, who put to rest, once and for all, the idea that vegetarianism is a fad.

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  • The Everyday Vegan

    by Dreena Burton

    The Everyday Vegan

    by Dreena Burton

    Dreena Burton demonstrates that anyone can prepare an array of delectable vegan dishes without compromising one?s health or sense of taste. The Everyday Vegan includes recipes as well as cooking and shopping tips, meal plan suggestions, and nutritional analyses.

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  • The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again!

    by Tanya Barnard

    The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again!

    by Tanya Barnard



    Get tempted by an inspiring array of vegan recipes from the authors of How It All Vegan!

    When How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet was published in 1999, authors Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer were hailed for their fun and outlandish approach to vegan cooking, taking it out of the realm of the staid and the boring to create truly original animal-free dishes. How It All Vegan! was a Book Sense 76 selection and has sold 50,000 copies to date.The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again! picks up where the first book left off. Tanya and Sarah, vegan chefs extraordinaire, have created truly delectable, truly original new recipes that manage to leave the animal products (including butter, milk, cheese and honey) where they belong, with their natural owners. Where How It All Vegan! was, in many ways, a bible for the uninitiated vegan, The Garden of Vegan goes one step further, offering recipes for a more sophisticated palate that add funky twists to familiar dishes bursting with color and flavor. At the same time, they are fun and easy to prepare, even for those of us who find boiling water a challenge.

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  • The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Jump-Start Weight Loss and Help You Feel Grea

    by Neal Barnard , Robyn Webb

    The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Jump-Start Weight Loss and Help You Feel Grea

    by Neal Barnard , Robyn Webb

    In Dr. Neal Barnard’s Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook, the country’s leading diabetes team weighs in on America’s hottest dietary trend. The cookbook is based on a landmark two-year study conducted by Dr. Barnard, which showed that a vegan diet more effectively controls type 2 diabetes. In fact, it‘s also beneficial for weight loss, the reversal of heart disease, and the improvement of many other conditions. Dr. Barnard and nutritionist Robyn Webb now offer easy, delicious meals to improve your health.Featuring 125 flavorful recipes, readers will find all-occasion dishes that use familiar ingredients and require minimal effort. All recipes are free of animal products, low in fat, and contain a low-to-moderate glycemic index.Barnard and Webb explain how diet changes can have such dramatic health effects and provide simple ways to get started. With convenient menus, scientifically proven advice, and inspiring stories from real people who have used Barnard’s recommendations to turn their health around, there’s no better cookbook to help you eat well and feel great.

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  • The Gluten-Free Vegan: 150 Delicious Gluten-Free, Animal-Free Recipes

    by Susan O’Brien

    The Gluten-Free Vegan: 150 Delicious Gluten-Free, Animal-Free Recipes

    by Susan O’Brien

    Ideal cookbook for many health conditions: The Gluten-Free Vegan is a groundbreaking cookbook, combining both special diets for healthier, allergy-free eating. Millions of Americans have health conditions like celiac disease, fibromyalgia, or food allergies that require a gluten- and/or dairy-restricted diet. In addition, going vegetarian/vegan is fast becoming mainstream, and many vegans are also looking to cut gluten from their diet. The Gluten-Free Vegan offers solutions for anyone seeking a tasty approach to healthier eating. Quick, easy, and delicious recipes: Written by a food-allergy sufferer and gourmet cook, this collection includes more than 150 healthy recipes for a wide range of dishes that are both gluten-free and vegan. The cookbook also includes guidelines of each dietary restriction, information on sugars, raw foods and organic foods, advice on ingredient preparation, quick-cooking tips, and resources for easily finding ingredients…

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  • The Inner World of Farm Animals: Their Amazing Intellectual, Emotional, and Social Capacities

    Amy Hatkoff, Jane Goodall , Wayne Pacelle

    The Inner World of Farm Animals: Their Amazing Intellectual, Emotional, and Social Capacities

    Amy Hatkoff, Jane Goodall , Wayne Pacelle

    Chickens can count. Pigs are smarter than poodles. Cows form close friendships. Turkeys know one another by their voices, and sheep recognize faces—of other sheep, and of people. Far from lacking thoughts and feelings, barnyard creatures demonstrate sophisticated problem-solving abilities, possess rich social lives, and feel a wide range of emotions. In other words, they’re much like humans in countless ways. And, like us, they suffer physical pain and mental anguish.In The Inner World of Farm Animals, Amy Hatkoff combines the latest research on the emotional and intellectual capacities of farm animals with touching—and often surprising—stories to bring their inner world to life. Soulful photographs of cows, goats, lambs, and other barnyard animals complement the text, and add to the belief that these creatures deserve our attention. In this heartfelt book, Hatkoff joins the growing call for treating these sentient, aware beings with compassion and respect.

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  • The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks’ traditional treats and sinful sweets by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks’ traditional treats and sinful sweets by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    Whether you want to bake dairy- and egg-free for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, The Joy of Vegan Baking lets you have your cake and eat it, too! Featuring 150 familiar favorites — from cakes, cookies, and crepes to pies, puddings, and pastries — this book will show you just how easy, convenient, and delectable baking without eggs and dairy can be.

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  • The Mcdougall Program: 12 Days to Dynamic Health

    by John A. McDougall

    The Mcdougall Program: 12 Days to Dynamic Health

    by John A. McDougall

    A national bestseller in hardcover, The McDougall Program is Dr. McDougall’s most comprehensive and practical health book to date, including recipes, medical advice, histories, and details of the revolutionary 12-day McDougall nutrition program that has helped thousands lose weight.

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  • The Mcdougall Quick and Easy Cookbook: Over 300 Delicious Low-Fat Recipes You Can Prepare in Fifteen Minutes or Less

    by John A. McDougall

    The Mcdougall Quick and Easy Cookbook: Over 300 Delicious Low-Fat Recipes You Can Prepare in Fifteen Minutes or Less

    by John A. McDougall

    Over 300 delicious low-fat recipes you can prepare in fifteen minutes or less. By greatly simplifying the work involved in preparing healthy, exciting meals, bestselling authors Dr. John McDougall andMary McDougall continue to build upon the success of their acclaimed, low-fat McDougall Program books. In this latest edition, they share their secrets for lowering cholesterol, alleviating allergies, and dramatically reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and diabetes with food that is irresistible to the whole family. Featuring over 300 recipes that can be prepared in fifteen minutes or less, The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook is the busy person’s answer to eating right. Discover shopping tips and cooking hints to save time, reduce fat, and make great-tasting meals. Learn the viable egg and dairy replacements to eliminate fat, cholesterol, and animal protein from your diet. And refer to the updated “McDougall-Okayed Packaged and Canned Products” list. The economical, fast, and innovative recipes in The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook help make good health and longer life easier than ever to achieve. * The McDougall Program was recently ranked #1 in the weight loss field by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine

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  • The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen

    by Donna Klein

    The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen

    by Donna Klein

    After years of research, scientists declared that the Mediterranean diet was the best one for overall good health-and the exciting news was that it tasted great, too. With recipes for everything from nutritious appetizers to dairy-free desserts, this unique Mediterranean vegan cookbook is ideal for vegetarians, those with a lactose intolerance, and anyone who wants to make gloriously delicious dishes without meat, eggs, or dairy. Dishes include:¥ Sicilian Eggplant Relish ¥ Catalan Grilled Vegetables with Almond Sauce ¥ Classic Italian Minestrone ¥ Moroccan Fresh Tomato Salad ¥ Black Olive Bread ¥ Zucchini-Lemon Couscous ¥ Greek Currant Cake ¥ Braised Pears in Red Wine ¥ and more

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  • The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook

    by Tanya Petrovna

    The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook

    by Tanya Petrovna

    When people ask Tanya Petrovna, “Are you a strict vegetarian?” she replies, “No, I’m a fun vegetarian!” As head chef of the popular Native Foods chain of restaurants in Southern California, Tanya treats her customers to a vegan cuisine that is so tasty, satisfying, and hearty that it draws praise from nonvegetarians and vegetarians alike. Tanya is known for creating delicious and satisfying meat substitutes from soy and wheat products such as tofu, tempeh, and seitan. And with signature dishes like her dairy-free cheesecake made from cashew nuts, she proves that healthy, animal-friendly eating can be indulgent and fun. Now, with this book, Tanya’s best recipes can be made at home, including: “Fun Mung Curry,” “Seitan Olé Mole,” and “Rockin’ Moroccan Skewers.” Plus, there are plenty of outrageous desserts such as “Elephant Chocolate Cake with Cinnamon Peanut Butter Topping,” “Sam’s Vegan Cheesecake,” and “Chocolate French Silk Lingerie Pie.” The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook also features instructions on basic cooking methods, helpful definitions, nutritional information, and a simple kitchen pantry setup.

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  • The Natural Lunchbox: Vegetarian Meals for School, Work & Home

    by Judy A. Brown

    The Natural Lunchbox: Vegetarian Meals for School, Work & Home

    by Judy A. Brown

    Learn how to prepare quick, satisfying, healthful midday meals for all those brown baggers in your household-meals that are economical to make, good for your waistline and guaranteed to provide you with the energy you need to carry you through the rest of the day.

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  • The Natural Way of Farming: The Theory and Practice of Green Philosophy

    by Masanobu Fukuoka

    The Natural Way of Farming: The Theory and Practice of Green Philosophy

    by Masanobu Fukuoka

    This is an in-depth look at Fukuoka’s method of natural farming: The Secrets of Fukuoka`s approach to farming the natural way; the theory and practice of working with nature, and living better for it. At once philosophical and down-to-earth, he takes us on a walk through healthy fields, and clearly explains how we can and must change our way of doing things if we are to make lasting peace with the earth and ourselves. The large format book includes many drawings, tables and photograph

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  • The New McDougall Cookbook: 300 Delicious Ultra-Low-Fat Recipes

    by John A. McDougall

    The New McDougall Cookbook: 300 Delicious Ultra-Low-Fat Recipes

    by John A. McDougall

    Provides more than three hundred low-fat recipes, including such healthful treats as Fruity Golden Waffles, Thai Vegetable Curry, Spanish-Style Vegetable Casserole, and others, none of which contain either dairy or animal products. Reprint.

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  • The New Now and Zen Epicure: Gourmet Vegan Recipes for the Enlightened Palate

    by Miyoko Nishimoto Schinner

    The New Now and Zen Epicure: Gourmet Vegan Recipes for the Enlightened Palate

    by Miyoko Nishimoto Schinner

    If you’re craving something uncommonly delicious, but uncomplicated to prepare, look no further. From the Now & Zen Restaurant in San Francisco comes an imaginative collection of recipes that harmoniously blends distinctive cuisines—French, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, and Indian—in tempting vegan dishes. Acclaimed bakery chef and plant-based food innovator Miyoko Nishimoto Schinner shares her latest creations in this updated version of her popular gourmet vegan cookbook.

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  • The One-Straw Revolution

    by Masanobu Fukuoka

    The One-Straw Revolution

    by Masanobu Fukuoka

    Masanobu Fukuoka’s book about growing food has been changing the lives of readers since it was first published in 1978. It is a call to arms, a manifesto, and a radical rethinking of the global systems we rely on to feed us all. At the same time, it is the memoir of a man whose spiritual beliefs underpin and inform every aspect of his innovative farming system.Equal parts farmer and philosopher, Fukuoka is recognized as one of the founding thinkers of the permaculture movement. But when he was twenty-five, he was just another biologist taking advantage of the unprecedented development of postwar Japan. Then a brush with death shattered his complacency. He quit his job and returned to his family farm. Over the decades that followed, Fukuoka perfected his so-called “do-nothing” technique, a way of farming that dispenses with both modern agribusiness practices and centuries of folk wisdom, replacing them with a system that seeks to work with nature rather than make it over through increasingly elaborate–and often harmful –methods. Fukuoka developed commonsense, sustainable practices that all but eliminated the use of pesticides, fertilizer, tillage, and the wasteful effort associated with them–and his yields matched those of neighboring factory farms. His farm became a gathering place for people from all over the world who wished to adapt his ways to their own local cultures.Now, more than thirty years after they were first published, Fukuoka’s teachings are more relevant and necessary than ever.

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  • The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals

    by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

    The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals

    by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

    Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson’s groundbreaking bestseller, When Elephants Weep, was the first book since Darwin’s time to explore emotions in the animal kingdom, particularly from animals in the wild. Now, he focuses exclusively on the contained world of the farm animal, revealing startling, irrefutable evidence that barnyard creatures have feelings too, even consciousness.

    Weaving history, literature, anecdotes, scientific studies, and Masson’s own vivid experiences observing pigs, cows, sheep, goats, and chickens over the course of five years, this important book at last gives voice, meaning, and dignity to these gentle beasts that are bred to be milked, shorn, butchered, and eaten. Can we ever know what makes an animal happy? Many animal behaviorists say no. But Jeffrey Masson has a different view: An animal is happy if it can live according to its own nature. Farm animals suffer greatly in this regard. Chickens, for instance, like to perch in trees at night, to avoid predators and to nestle with friends. The obvious conclusion: They cannot be happy when confined twenty to a cage.

    From field and barn, to pen and coop, Masson bears witness to the emotions and intelligence of these remarkable farm animals, each unique with distinct qualities. Curious, intelligent, self-reliant–many will find it hard to believe that these attributes describe a pig. In fact, there is much that humans share with pigs. They dream, know their names, and can see colors. Mother cows mourn the loss of their calves when their babies are taken away to slaughter. Given a choice between food that is nutritious or lacking in minerals, sheep will select the former, balancing their diet and correcting the deficiency. Goats display quite a sense of humor, dignity, and fearlessness (Indian goats have been known to kill leopards). Chickens are naturally sociable–they will gather around a human companion and stand there serenely preening themselves or sit quietly on the ground beside someone they trust.

    For far too long farm animals have been denigrated and treated merely as creatures of instinct rather than as sentient beings. Shattering the abhorrent myth of the “dumb animal without feelings,” Jeffrey Masson has written a revolutionary book that is sure to stir human emotions far and wide.

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  • The Pornography Of Meat

    by Carol J. Adams

    The Pornography Of Meat

    by Carol J. Adams

    A provocative exploration of how women are literally treated like ‘pieces of meat’ in contemporary culture. From advertisements to T-shirts, from billboards to menus, from matchbook covers to comics,images of women and animals are merged – with devastating consequences. Like her groundbreaking The Sexual Politics of Meat, which has been published in two editions, The Pornography of Meat uncovers startling connections: Why pornography demonstrates such a fascination with slaughtering and hunting. Rear-entry poses in pornography, implying that women – especially women of colour – are like animals: insatiable. How meat advertising draws on X-rated images. Why at least one prominent animal-rights group is ‘in bed’ with pornographers. With 180 illustrations, this courageous and explosive book establishes why Adams’s slide show, upon which The Pornography of Meat is based, is so popular on campuses across North America and is reviled by the groups she takes on with insight and passion. From the rise of chain steakhouses to the language of the hunt, from the halls of government to the practice of artificial insemination of farm animals, The Pornography of Meat shows exactly how harm parades as fun to others.

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  • The Power of Your Plate: A Plan for Better Living Eating Well for Better Health-20Experts Tell You How!

    by Neal D. Barnard

    The Power of Your Plate: A Plan for Better Living Eating Well for Better Health-20Experts Tell You How!

    by Neal D. Barnard

    This revised edition presents the latest information from the country’s leading medical authorities, showing that food choices can improve your health. With the right foods you can lose weight permanently, without restrictive diets, prevent and even reverse heart disease, and reduce your chances of contracting many types of cancer.

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  • The Raw Gourmet

    by Nomi Shannon

    The Raw Gourmet

    by Nomi Shannon

    Whether you’d simply like to add more fruit and vegetables to your meals, or want to change your lifestyle in a more dramatic way, The Raw Gourmet is the complete guide to one of the world’s fastest growing nutrition and health movements-the living-foods diet.In the first book of its kind, Nomi Shannon opens a door onto a refreshing new world of food preparation…Learn how fresh, non-cooked fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and grains can boost your vitality while lighting up your palate.

    Try exotic dishes like chili rellenos, spinach mousse, and vegetable nori roll-ups. Or, on a more familiar note, serve up a living foods version of old favorites like pizza, tomato soup or apple pie. Whatever you choose, this book brings a rich variety of flavors and textures to your table and offers everything your body needs to stay healthy and vigorous.

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  • The Raw Life : Becoming Natural In An Unnatural World

    by Paul Nison

    The Raw Life : Becoming Natural In An Unnatural World

    by Paul Nison

    This Book will help you learn about health and to achieve your goals. It will simply teach you the way to get the results you desire with the raw food diet. It's an easy book to understand why and how to eat with simple recipes to help you on your path. Many people who start out on a raw food diet have started with this book. Others who have been eating a raw diet for many years love the interviews in this book with long term raw fooders.

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  • The Saucy Vegetarianby Joanne Stepaniak

    by Joanne Stepaniak

    The Saucy Vegetarianby Joanne Stepaniak

    by Joanne Stepaniak

    Here is a fresh approach for enhancing the flavor, attractiveness and healthfulness of even the most ordinary dish. This rich repertoire of recipes for nocook sauces and dressings was designed to release your creativity in the kitchen while keeping time and effort at bay. You’ll learn the secrets for making either hot or cold nocook saucesfrom curried to Italianstyle, sweet or spicy, smooth or chunkyas well as a variety of dressings that will add zip to any simple meal of beans, pasta, rice, potatoes or veggies. Both novice cooks and experienced gourmets will find these recipes enjoyable.

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  • The Secret Life of Plants

    by Peter Tompkins & Christropher Bird

    The Secret Life of Plants

    by Peter Tompkins & Christropher Bird

    First published in 1973, this book continues to be a fascinating account of the physical, emotional and spiritual relations between plants and man. It includes remarkable information about plants as lie detectors and plants as ecological sentiments; it describes their ability to adapt to human wishes, their response to music, their curative powers, and their ability to communicate with man.

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  • The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

    by Carol J. Adams

    The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

    by Carol J. Adams

    An examination of the historical, gender, race and class implications of meat culture, making the links between the practice of butchering/eating animals and the maintenance of male dominance. This tenth anniversary edition includes a new preface by Carol Adams that answers the question she is most often asked: why did you write this book? Adams also discusses new developments in feminist thought and animal rights, and updates the statistics and information provided.

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  • The Sprouting Book: How to Grow and Use Sprouts to Maximize Your Health and Vitality (Avery Health Guides)

    by Ann Wigmore

    The Sprouting Book: How to Grow and Use Sprouts to Maximize Your Health and Vitality (Avery Health Guides)

    by Ann Wigmore

    Written for everyone who is interested in good nutrition at a low cost and with great taste, this highly practical and fully illustrated book provides readers with all the information necessary to start and maintain an indoor sprout garden. The book discusses a wide variety of sprouts and sprouting methods, explains the sprouts importance in a healthy diet and presents a wealth of simple and delicious recipes.

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  • The Starch Solution : Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!

    Dr John McDougall, MD

    The Starch Solution : Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!

    Dr John McDougall, MD

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  • The Sunfood Diet Success System

    by / Hardcover

    The Sunfood Diet Success System

    by / Hardcover

    Since its first publication, The Sunfood Diet Success System has been the definitive book on the raw food lifestyle. Now after more than seven years, David Wolfe has rigorously rewritten the entire bo.ok, beginning to end, in order to offer the most complete, up-to-date nutrition information possible. No where else will you find the kinds of empowering information and insight that is present on every page of this truly inspiring work.The Sunfood Diet Success System is a groundbreaking book in the field of raw-food nutrition. The book describes exactly how to adopt, maintain, and stay centered on an 80, 90, or 100% raw-food diet by balancing different types of foods through David Wolfe’s innovative Sunfood Triangle. Success is inevitable with day-by-day menu plans, delicious recipes, and the best information available on detoxification, fasting, mineralization and success technology all neatly bundled into one book.Each chapter is filled with inspiring quotes, facts, and tips. Dozens of beautiful, never-before-seen full-color images have been added to this brand-new edition, including many stunning Kirlian photographs. The Sunfood Diet Success System also includes a comprehensive listing of raw-food restaurants, healing retreats, and organizations. Be prepared for nothing less than total transformation!

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  • The Ultimate Uncheese Cookbook: Delicious Dairy-Free Cheeses and Classic “Uncheese” Dishes

    by Jo Stepaniak

    The Ultimate Uncheese Cookbook: Delicious Dairy-Free Cheeses and Classic “Uncheese” Dishes

    by Jo Stepaniak

    This is the perfect cookbook for those who need or want to eliminate dairy products but still enjoy their favorite dishes. This tenth anniversary edition offers completely new versions of the acclaimed, original recipes plus many new ones. You’ll discover a whole new world of flavorful, cheesy-tasting dishes without the cholesterol and dairy allergies that can be harmful to your health. Whether for family dining or elegant entertaining, you’ll find recipes that will suit the occasion.Renown nutritionist and dietitian,Vesanto Melina, brings you up-to-date on the latest research about dairy and your health. Tables and charts show calcium, protein, and other nutrients in a variety of plant foods to help you safely replace dairy in your diet. And this new edition contains designations for each recipe to indicate whether it is gluten, soy, nut, yeast, and/or corn free for people who are sensitive to a wide range of food allergens.

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  • The Vegan Diet As Chronic Disease Prevention: Evidence Supporting the New Four Food Groups

    by Kerrie K. Saunders

    The Vegan Diet As Chronic Disease Prevention: Evidence Supporting the New Four Food Groups

    by Kerrie K. Saunders

    The United States is one of the sickest nations on the planet. Despite our wealth, access to educational media, natural resources, and opportunity, most Americans accept atherosclerosis, cancer, hypertension, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and other degenerative chronic diseases as part of the normal aging process. Unfortunately, even our traditional “modern medicine” practitioners believe this misguided and bleak picture out of ignorance. This is because in a traditional curriculum, many physicians-in-training only receive one course in nutrition—the safest, most effective, and least expensive form of chronic disease prevention available. This one course is guided by the faulty 1992 “Food Pyramid” of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), which derived from the even more dangerous “Basic Four Food Groups” of 1956. In both cases, the approval of these dietary guidelines was a political rather than a medical decision, and recent scientific evidence has shown how these guidelines keep Americans sick rather than healthy.The Vegan Diet as Chronic Disease Prevention explores the mountain of evidence that suggests that a diet free of animal products can have radically beneficial effects on many conditions that affect vast numbers of Americans. Dr. Saunders provides an exhaustive list of references and sources in arguably the most comprehensive argument in print for the human health benefits of the vegan diet.

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  • The Vegan Gourmet, Expanded 2nd Edition : Full Flavor & Variety With over 120 Delicious Recipes

    by Susann Geiskopf-Hadler

    The Vegan Gourmet, Expanded 2nd Edition : Full Flavor & Variety With over 120 Delicious Recipes

    by Susann Geiskopf-Hadler

    Delicious and Imaginative Vegan CuisineThis enticing collection of innovative recipes will please and inspire both everyday and occasional vegan cooks. Inside you’ll discover tantalizing, hearty recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; menu plans for special occasions and multicourse feasts; ideas for appetizers; and much, much more! Treat yourself to extraordinary new dishes such as:·Soba Noodles with Shredded Vegetables and Spicy Peanut Sauce ·Sweet Red Pepper Strips with Artichoke and Caper Filling ·Rice and Lentil Salad with Pimiento-Stuffed Olives ·Eggplant Casserole with Tofu, Olives, and Herbed Tomato Sauce ·Stir-Fry of Cauliflower, Tomatoes, Orange, and Fresh Basil ·Spiced Carrot SpreadDozens of recipes marked “Almost Instant” are easy to browse and even easier to make—in thirty minutes or less! Plus, each recipe includes a nutritional analysis listing calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, cholesterol, sodium, and fiber content. With The Vegan Gourmet, good health and great flavor go hand in hand!”I like The Vegan Gourmet so much I use it as a textbook!”—Patricia Gregory Vance, director, Culinary Arts Institute, Sonoma, California

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  • The Vegan Kitchen (Bollywood Style)

    by Anuradha Sawhney

    The Vegan Kitchen (Bollywood Style)

    by Anuradha Sawhney

    One of the first books for the growing vegan population of India, The Vegan Kitchen: Bollywood Style! Brings together recipes from no less than 50 leading names from the world of Bollywood, fashion and music. Anupam Kher, Dilip Kumar, Gulshan Grover, Hema Malini, John Abraham, Mahesh Bhatt, Om Puri, R. Madhavan, Rahul Khanna, Saira Banu, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan ….These are justa few who have contributed their favourite recipes ,showing how its possible to incorporate a delicious, healthy vegan diet with no cholestrol – in other words, one with no animal products, including dairy – into your life. Appetizing photographs and tips on how to run a vegan kitchen sure that it will find a place on any shelf. With forewords fromtwo internationally-renowned doctors and a leading fitness expert who explain how a nutritious vegan diet can help reverse heart disease, manage diabetes and reduce obesity, as well as promote fitness, this book is the perfect marriage of taste, glamour and health – vegan style!

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  • The Vegan Scoop: 150 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream that Tastes Better Than the “Real” Thing

    by Wheeler del Torro

    The Vegan Scoop: 150 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream that Tastes Better Than the “Real” Thing

    by Wheeler del Torro

    Developed by vegan hipster Wheeler del Torro of Wheeler’s Frozen Desserts, these “faux” creams feature 100 percent vegan-certified ingredients, making them suitable for both vegans and those with lactose intolerance and other dairy aversions. And with each serving containing approximately 80 calories—nearly 100 calories fewer than a serving of traditional ice cream—you can indulge with peace of mind (and keep your trim waistline!).Chapters are devoted to innovative flavor “inspirations,” and cover everything from Caribbean & Island Flavors to Healthy Flavors and Aphrodisiacal Flavors. You’ll also find two chapters full of recipes for toppings, sauces, sides, and other dessert accompaniments.

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  • The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion

    by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion

    by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    The Vegan Table is your one-stop source for creating the perfect meal for your friends and family. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering of friends or a large party with an open guest list, author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, crowned the “Vegan Martha Stewart” by VegNews magazine, will answer your every entertaining need. Inside you’ll be treated to practically limitless recipe and menu ideas, making it easy to satisfy any and all palates and preferences. From romantic meals for two to formal dinners, casual gatherings, children’s parties, and holiday feasts, you can keep the party going through every occasion and season.

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  • The Vegetarian Way: Total Health for You and Your Family

    by Virginia Messina

    The Vegetarian Way: Total Health for You and Your Family

    by Virginia Messina

    The Vegetarian Way is the vegetarian bible. It is an authoritative, comprehensive, single-source reference book for the growing number of people who are embracing a vegetarian diet, as well as for more than 12 million Americans who are already committed vegetarians.

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  • The Violence of the Green Revolution

    by Vandana Shiva

    The Violence of the Green Revolution

    by Vandana Shiva

    Examines the impact of the first Green Revolution on the breadbasket of India. Documents the destruction of genetic diversity and soil fertility that resulted, and in highly orginal fashion shows how the Green Revolution also contributed to the acute social and political conflicts now tearing the Punjab apart..

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  • The Voluptuous Vegan: More Than 200 Sinfully Delicious Recipes for Meatless, Eggless, and Dairy-Free Meals

    by Myra Kornfeld

    The Voluptuous Vegan: More Than 200 Sinfully Delicious Recipes for Meatless, Eggless, and Dairy-Free Meals

    by Myra Kornfeld

    There are many great reasons to eat vegetarian meals — they’re low in saturated fat, high in fiber, and chock-full of nutrients. But the considerable health benefits aside, gourmets often scoff at the likes of seitan and tofu, while vegans despair of dull, uninspired offerings. Until now. In The Voluptuous Vegan, Myra Kornfeld introduces creative, mouthwatering, truly voluptuous recipes that inject this incredibly healthy cuisine with a much-needed dose of culinary mastery, including:* full, balanced menus with appetizer, main course, and side dishes * a luscious array of soups and an ingenious selection of desserts * invaluable information on terms, ingredients, and techniques* a culinary world tour including Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle Fast, as well as Europe and the United States

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  • They Shall Not Hurt or Destroy

    by Vasu Murti

    They Shall Not Hurt or Destroy

    by Vasu Murti

    One of the best-kept secrets of Judaism and Christianity is that both religions have rich traditions favoring vegetarianism. They Shall Not Hurt or Destroy explores the many Judeo-Christian writersand leaders who have argued that God cares about all Creation, and so should we. The core values and teachings of these faiths, author Vasu Murti concludes, encourage plant-based eating.

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  • Tofu & Soyfoods Cookery

    by Peter Golbitz

    Tofu & Soyfoods Cookery

    by Peter Golbitz

    The founder and president of Soyatech, Inc., (a leading information source for the soyfoods industry), Peter Golbitz presents ideas for incorporating soyfoods into your favorite recipes. Using tofu, tempeh, soy beans, textured soy protein, miso, soymilk, and soyflour, Tofu & Soyfoods Cookery provides more than 100 recipes, and all are meat- and dairy-free. Golbitz adapts classic recipes using soyfoods for every occasion from appetizers to desserts. You can try Eggless French Toast for breakfast, Mock Chicken Salad on Multigrain Potato Soy Bread for lunch, and, for dinner, perhaps Korean Barbecue Tofu or Baked Enchiladas with Beans and Tempeh, followed by a sweet treat of Fresh Blueberry Tofu Cream Pie or Vanilla Pudding. The book also includes a comprehensive list of U.S. and Canadian soyfood companies. –Gretel Hakanson

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  • Tofu Cookery

    by Louise Hagler

    Tofu Cookery

    by Louise Hagler

    Tofu Cookery contains over 25 full page color photos, making it one of the most beautiful tofu cookbooks on the market. Updated for the 90s with light, low-fat dishes that make it easy to add a healthful portion of soy to your diet.

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  • Tofu Quick & Easy

    by Louise Hagler

    Tofu Quick & Easy

    by Louise Hagler

    Tofu may be the most popular and economical complete protein food on the planet. Here are over 150 recipes for using tofu in everything from party dips to barbecue and luscious desserts. Most recipes take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Color photos.

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  • Vegan Cooking: Recipes for Beginners

    by Eva Batt

    Vegan Cooking: Recipes for Beginners

    by Eva Batt

    Published in association with The Vegan Society, this book includes a range of exciting new recipes that are simple and quick to prepare, including family favorites, snacks, and delicious desserts.

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  • Vegan Delights: Gourmet Vegetarian Specialties

    by Jeanne Marie Martin /

    Vegan Delights: Gourmet Vegetarian Specialties

    by Jeanne Marie Martin /

    Yummy fare that’s good for you – perfect for all vegetarians, including vegans (people who eat no animal products at all), and for anyone moving toward a healthier lifestyle. Appetizers to desserts, with tips on whole grains, cooking oils (how cold is cold-pressed?), sweeteners, egg substitutes, proteins, and everything else the beginner or the expert needs to know.

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  • Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World

    by Bob Torres

    Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World

    by Bob Torres

    Curious about veganism? Want to be a vegan? Already a vegan? Just wondering how to be vegan without going insane? In this informative and practical guide on veganism, team Torres helps you love your inner vegan freak. Loaded with tips, advice, stories, and comprehensive lists of resources that no vegan should live without, this book is key to helping you thrive as a happy, healthy, and sane vegan in a decidedly non-vegan world. Witty, opinionated, and eminently useful.

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  • Vegan Handbook: Over 200 Delicious Recipes, Meal Plans, and Vegetarian Resources for All Ages (Vegetarian Journal Reports Series, 2nd Bk.)

    by Debra Wasserman and Reed Mangels

    Vegan Handbook: Over 200 Delicious Recipes, Meal Plans, and Vegetarian Resources for All Ages (Vegetarian Journal Reports Series, 2nd Bk.)

    by Debra Wasserman and Reed Mangels

    Eggless Pancakes and Waffles, a Vegan Thanksgiving, Bit O’Irish Cooking, and Spanish Cuisine are featured in this cookbook of 200 delicious vegetarian recipes for all ages. The cookbook includes a vegan meal plan, sports nutrition for vegetarians, a shopper’s guide to leather alternatives, and other helpful resources.

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  • Vegan Inspiration: Whole food recipes for life

    by Vegan Chef Todd Dacey with Jia Patten

    Vegan Inspiration: Whole food recipes for life

    by Vegan Chef Todd Dacey with Jia Patten

    Vegan Inspiration presents: Delicious and fun vegan food recipes from many cultures; Straightforward information about healthy cooking practices; Advantages and ease of vegan, organic, raw, and detox diets; An extensive glossary of food products, ingredients, and resources; “Rainbow Fusion” cooking that supports health and spiritual practice; Colon cleansing, food combining, acid/alkaline balance, and much more…

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  • Vegan Meals for One or Two: Your Own Personal Recipes

    by Nancy Berkoff

    Vegan Meals for One or Two: Your Own Personal Recipes

    by Nancy Berkoff

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  • Vegan Planet: 400 Irresistible Recipes with Fantastic Flavors from Home and Around the World

    by Robin Robertson

    Vegan Planet: 400 Irresistible Recipes with Fantastic Flavors from Home and Around the World

    by Robin Robertson

    With 400 recipes inspired by vegan cuisines around the world, Vegan Planet introduces a variety of scrumptious meal options, from breakfasts to desserts, chock full of delicious, nutritious, and satisfying whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and proteins from plant sources. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, or simply looking to eat healthier, Vegan Planet is the perfect resource.

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  • Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock

    by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

    Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock

    by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

    In Vegan with a Vengeance, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, cohost of the vegan cooking show, The Post Punk Kitchen, brings the do-it-yourself, community-driven ethos of punk rock into the kitchen. Her cooking philosophy embraces being kind to animals (all recipes are completely animal-product free) and your wallet–while being creative and having fun in the process. She emphasizes fresh ingredients over heavily processed corporate brand-name foods and says that, like good music, cooking is best when it’s an innovative, experimental, and completely real experience. Her inspired recipes–covering all meals of the day and influenced by dishes from around the world–include:Asparagus and Sun-dried Tomato Frittata–Fresh Mango Summer Rolls–Pumpkin Waffles–Tofu Dill Salad Sammiches–Green Goddess Garlic Pizza–Sweet Potato Crepes with Cilantro-Tamarind Sauce–Brooklyn Pad Thai–Banana Split Pudding Brownies–Fauxstess Cups–Gingerbread Apple Pie

    PLUS: – Lists of essential tools and post punk pantry items – Suitable substitutes for those without all the fancy kitchen gear and ingredients – Inventive twists on classic dishes – Handy resources for vegans and punks – The story of The Post Punk Kitchen – Rockin’ recipe intros and descriptions – Even fun facts and tips from Isa’s cat, Fizzle!

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  • Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating

    by Erik Marcus

    Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating

    by Erik Marcus

    In this book, you will find the latest information about how what you eat affects your health, the environment, and the existence of the animals who share this planet. Vegan explains clearly how simple but significant the switch to an all-plant diet can be. Adding weight to Marcus’s own arguments are in-depth discussions of ground-breaking work by these internationally respected experts:Heart specialist Dean Ornish, M.D. Nutrition scientist T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. Weight loss expert Terry Shintani, M.D. Vegetarian nutritionist Suzanne Havala, R.D. Farm Sanctuary founders Gene and Lorri Bauston Population analyst David Pimentel, Ph.D. Mad Cow expert Stephen Dealler, M.D. Rangeland activist Lynn Jacobs

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  • Vegetarian Cooking for Dummies

    by Suzanne Havala

    Vegetarian Cooking for Dummies

    by Suzanne Havala

    This is the fun and easy cookbook for new vegetarians and non-vegetarians looking to cook healthful, delicious, meat-free meals. Includes 100 recipes, plus how to adapt non-vegetarian recipes, nutrition myths and realities, and tips for cooking for vegetarian and non-vegetarian families.

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  • Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

    by Deborah Madison

    Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

    by Deborah Madison

    What Julia Child is to French cooking and Marcella Hazan is to Italian cooking, Deborah Madison is to contemporary vegetarian cooking. At Greens restaurant in San Francisco, where she was the founding chef, and in her two acclaimed vegetarian cookbooks, Madison elevated vegetarian cooking to new heights of sophistication, introducing many people to the joy of cooking without meat, whether occasionally or for a lifetime. But after her many years as a teacher and writer, she realized that there was no comprehensive primer for vegetarian cooking, no single book that taught vegetarians basic cooking techniques, how to combine ingredients, and how to present vegetarian dishes with style. Now, in a landmark cookbook that has been six years in the making, Madison teaches readers how to build flavor into vegetable dishes, how to develop vegetable stocks, and how to choose, care for, and cook the many vegetables available to cooks today.Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone is the most comprehensive vegetarian cookbook ever published. The 1,400 recipes, which range from appetizers to desserts, are colorful and imaginative as well as familiar and comforting. Madison introduces readers to innovative main course salads; warm and cold soups; vegetable braises and cobblers; golden-crusted gratins; Italian favorites like pasta, polenta, pizza, and risotto; savory tarts and galettes; grilled sandwiches and quesadillas; and creative dishes using grains and heirloom beans. At the heart of the book is the A-to-Z vegetable chapter, which describes the unique personalities of readily available vegetables, the sauces and seasonings that best complement them, and the simplest ways to prepare them. “Becoming a Cook” teaches cooking basics, from holding a knife to planning a menu, and “Foundations of Flavor” discusses how to use sauces, herbs, spices, oils, and vinegars to add flavor and character to meatless dishes.

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  • Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone

    by Roberta Kalechofsky

    Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone

    by Roberta Kalechofsky

    A timely examination of the problems with meat from a Jewish perspective. Examines the historical Jewish dietary laws, and argues that vegetarianism today best fulfills the requirements of kashrut. Gives reasons for Jewish vegetarianism based on concern for human health, ethical considerations of animal welfare, environmental concerns, concern for poor people, and for the general welfare of the community.

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  • Vice Cream: Gourmet Vegan Desserts

    by Jeff Rogers

    Vice Cream: Gourmet Vegan Desserts

    by Jeff Rogers

    It’s love at first bite! Until now, vegans and lactose-intolerants have missed out on perfect rich, creamy ice cream, and have been left with bland, too-healthy-tasting alternatives. Who knew it was possible to create a satisfying ice cream–like dessert without the milk and cream? Jeff Rogers and his vice cream to the rescue! VICE CREAM offers more than 70 scrumptious recipes for all the vegans out there who’ve been missing scoop after scoop of mouthwatering ice cream.For the first time, you can make truly creamy and delectable ice creams using purely vegan ingredients—the milks come from nuts, the sweeteners are maple syrup and dates, and the flavors are just amazing. Recipes include favorites like chocolate, vanilla, chocolate chip, mocha, and peanut butter, as well as fresh fruit flavors like blueberry, raspberry, lemon, and strawberry, and many more. After your first spoonful, you’ll be astonished at just how tasty and rich this healthy alternative to the heaviness of “real” ice cream can be. With vice cream in the freezer, you’ll never yearn for milk-based ice cream again.

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  • Vive le Vegan!: Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family

    by Dreena Burton

    Vive le Vegan!: Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family

    by Dreena Burton

    Veganism – the animal-free diet – is here to stay. And Dreena Burton, author of the bestselling The Everyday Vegan, is here to show you how the decision to “go green” doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice nutrition or flavor, and in fact will make you and your family feel healthier and more alive.Dreena and her husband became parents three years ago, and their decision to raise their daughter as vegan from birth has made the need for an animal-free diet that is fully nutritional all the more crucial. But as Dreena demonstrates in Vive le Vegan!, there’s no need to panic: there are simple methods and delectable ingredients you can use that will allow you – whether you’re single or have a family – to become vegan without having to be a rocket scientist. And who said that vegan meals lack pizzazz? Not when you can make:Berry Hemp Smoothies -Fresh Jicama and Cucumber Slaw – Hearty Roasted Tomato Stew – Carrot-Shitake Spring Rolls – Chipotle Veggie Bean Burritos – Moroccan Chickpea Patties – Apple Cardamom Cake with Creamy Lemon Maple FrostingThe recipes in Vive le Vegan! also don’t always require soy, given recent concerns about over-consumption, and many feature whole grains and hemp. They’re also disarmingly easy to prepare. So it’s time to give up your qualms about the vegan lifestyle and celebrate its vivid possibilities. Vive le vegan!

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  • Warming Up to Living Foods

    by Elysa Markowitz

    Warming Up to Living Foods

    by Elysa Markowitz

    For a new expansion into health and well-being, Warming Up to Living Foods serves up practical, easy-to-understand information about living foods cuisine. Living foods has most, if not all, of its enzymes. Contrary to myth, a living foods diet is not limited to cold salad but can be a blend of warmed, spiced and textured foods. Under the guidance of living foods expert Elysa Markowitz, the mystery surrounding this cuisine is laid to rest.

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  • Warming Up to Living Foods

    by Elysa Markowitz

    Warming Up to Living Foods

    by Elysa Markowitz

    For a new expansion into health and well-being, Warming Up to Living Foods serves up practical, easy-to-understand information about living foods cuisine. Living foods has most, if not all, of its enzymes. Contrary to myth, a living foods diet is not limited to cold salad but can be a blend of warmed, spiced and textured foods. Under the guidance of living foods expert Elysa Markowitz, the mystery surrounding this cuisine is laid to rest

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  • What Doctors Don’t Get to Study at Medical School

    BM Hegde, MD

    What Doctors Don’t Get to Study at Medical School

    BM Hegde, MD

    This book provides part of the important and formative reading a medical student must do outside the prescribed requirements for a degree, and is also equally valuable to qualified practitioners and medical professionals. Here, laid out clearly and concisely, are all the well-established potholes and pitfalls in current medical thinking and practice. It is a thought provoking challenge to modern medical practice and research and is intended to encourage us to consider the way medicine is taught. Modern medical practices are driven by science, technology and consumerism, with the cost of treatment weighted in favour of the doctor rather than to the benefit of the patient. Dr Hegde confronts the issue, and proposes an alternative humanistic attitude to education and treatment. Drawing on a huge range of resources from Sanskrit texts, Green and European philosophers, ancient and modern healers, to the most up to date Western research and publications ???? he has written a book that is both scholarly yet easy to read, a polemic against and an appreciate of the art and practice of medicine, and which will appeal to everyone involved in medicine whether students, practitioners or patients.

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  • Who Cares About Animal Rights

    by Michael Twinn / Hardcover

    Who Cares About Animal Rights

    by Michael Twinn / Hardcover

    In One World, every living creature has its place, a right to life and a right to survival. Our love for animals is tempered by human need and self-interest. But is cruelty inevitable? Is it possible for human nature to change? Animal Rights gets to the core of issues which concern even the youngest children. Arlette Lavie’s illustrations enhance the text. 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ For children ages 6-16 years.

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  • Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism

    by Melanie Joy PhD

    Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism

    by Melanie Joy PhD

    Despite a penchant for melodrama, Joy (Strategic Action for Animals) offers an absorbing examination of why humans feel affection and compassion for certain animals but are callous to the suffering of others—especially those slaughtered for our consumption. She takes Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, and Jonathan Safran Foer’s well-trod route and investigates factory farming, exposing how cruelly the animals are treated, the hazards that meatpacking workers face, and the environmental impact of raising 10 billion animals for food each year. She uses her factory farm–to–table narrative to buttress her real thesis: meat-eating or carnism, is an oppressive ideology as noxious as racism. Joy casts meat eating as genocide, comparable to the Holocaust, and factory farming on a par with the American enslavement of Africans. She might lose some readers in her zealotry, but there is great value in her contention that all systems of oppression depend on our ability to dissociate or find elaborate rationalizations to keep from recognizing the suffering of a socially sanctioned inferior. (Jan.)

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  • World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony

    by Will, Ph.D. Tuttle

    World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony

    by Will, Ph.D. Tuttle

    Food is our most intimate and telling connection both with the living natural order and with our living cultural heritage. By eating the plants and animals of our earth, we literally incorporate them It is also through this act of eating that we partake of our culture’s values and paradigms at the most primal levels. It is becoming increasingly obvious, however, that the choices we make about our food are leading to environmental degradation, enormous human health problems, and unimaginable cruelty toward our fellow creatures.Incorporating systems theory, teachings from mythology and religions, and the human sciences, The World Peace Diet presents the outlines of a more empowering understanding of our world, based on a comprehension of the far-reaching implications of our food choices and the worldview those choices reflect and mandate. The author offers a set of universal principles for all people of conscience, from any religious tradition, that they can follow to reconnect with what we are eating, what was required to get it on our plate, and what happens after it leaves our plates.The World Peace Diet suggests how we as a species might move our consciousness forward so that we can be more free, more intelligent, more loving, and happier in the choices we make.

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  • Worship Not The Creature: Animal Rights and the Bible

    by J. Y. Jones

    Worship Not The Creature: Animal Rights and the Bible

    by J. Y. Jones

    This soon to be published title Worship Not the Creature: Animal Rights and the Bible delivers the most forthright and engaging presentation of the Biblical view of animals in print. J. Y. Jones, long an accomplished physician, scholar, writer, outdoors man, hunter, and man of God, is uniquely qualified to offer his cutting-edge treatment of this controversial topic. Don’t let the down-to-earth, diverting and friendly style fool you. Just as Americas wise Founding Fathers discovered latent tyranny in a penny tea tax, Dr. Jones powerfully exposes the radical political agenda of the contemporary animal rights movement. With careful argument, he reveals the animal rights movement as a potentially significant menace to liberty and even to Christianity itself. Adding Dr. Joness able apologetic for the Christian faith in reasoned and transparently personal terms, one should prepare for a rich, compelling, and enjoyable read.

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