Cooking with fresh ingredients takes a lot of work, doesn't it? Not if you ask Melissa King! In Easy. Whole. Vegan, she shows how to break free of ready-made, processed foods without spending hours in the kitchen (and it isn't with takeout)! Organized by how they will help busy families save time (and tame the chaos), here are 100 vegan and gluten-free recipes that make the most out of healthy, whole ingredients: Quick-to-prepare recipes such as 30-Minute Sweet and Spicy Warm Pepper Salad; Slow cooker meals that are ready when you are! (Apple Cinnamon Quia, Veggie Enchilada Soup); Make-it-ahead wonders that keep in the fridge, like Lentil Shepherd's Pie; And crowd pleasers that cook up in long-lasting batches, from snacks (Sundried Tomato Crackers) to desserts (Three-Ingredient, No-Bake Almond Butter Cookies)! Easy. Whole. Vegan, will help feed any family more fresh food--fast!
Melissa King is the author of DIY Nut Milks, Nut Butters, & More. A vegetarian for 16 years, in 2012 she went vegan and quit processed foods with her whole family. Her blog, My Whole Food Life, has 190,000 likes on Facebook and 83,000 followers on Pinterest. Her recipes have been featured on Greatist, Foodgawker, POPSUGAR Mom, and more. She lives outside of Dallas, Texas, with her husband and two daughters.