In the age of e-books, your next new favorite cookbook is only a click away. These five go-to titles have got your cooking needs covered, whether you’re looking for a guide to green juices and smoothies, decadent dessert recipes, a show-stopping meal, or a simple and healthy snack. Plus, they’re tree-free!
Paul Jarvis has created a collection of approachable, flavorful, and healthful dishes that make vegan cooking (and “un-cooking”—AKA raw food) a breeze. Don’t miss the Raw Cheesecake, Chickpea Curry, and Wild Rice Risotto. Jarvis’s recipes are perfect for busy folks who want to eat fresh, no-fuss meals!
Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author, wellness activist, and cancer thriver, gives you all the knowledge, inspiration and recipes (50!) you’ll need to become a healthful juice-and smoothie-making pro. For starters, you might want to try the Carrot Cayenne Elixir, the Kiwi Kick juice, the Lemony Mango-Basil Green Smoothie, or the Raw Pumpkin Pie Chai Smoothie.
Does tofu mystify you? If so, look no further: Nava Atlas’ e-cookbook shows you the best way to prepare every type of tofu, from silken to extra-firm. You’ll be known as a tofu maestro when you serve up some Silken Tofu Scalloped Potatoes, Middle Eastern Tofu Shakshouka, or a bowl of Japanese Soba Noodle Soup with Tofu and Spring Greens.
The woman who brought you My Sweet Vegan, has veganized your favorite childhood treats and snuck in some nourishing ingredients to make your go-to snacks wholesome and delicious. You won’t want to pass up her Peanut Butter and Jelly Toaster Tarts (hello, homemade Pop Tarts!), Hummus Crackers, and Best Bran Muffins.
Tiny Treats by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman
The gorgeous photography in Tiny Treats will have your sweet tooth on overdrive, but the pure ingredients will keep your mind at ease as your bake your way through this decadent masterpiece. You can look forward to Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bites, Mango-Mint-Lime Ice Cream Ginger Cookie Sandwiches, Chocolate Chip Lavender Cookies, and so much more. Vegan bake sale, anyone?
YOUR TURN: Leave a comment below to let us know which recipes you love most from these five titles or to share any e-cookbooks we may have missed!