Eating healthy just got a whole lot easier.
The science is very clear. A whole-foods, plant-based diet is the healthiest possible way to eat—but veganism itself doesn’t mean health, as Chef Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, knows better than anyone. Sroufe managed to reach 475 pounds while eating a non-vegan diet rich in pastries, peanut butter and potato chips. After converting to a vegan diet with minimal processed foods, sugars and added oils, he lost more than 240 pounds without giving up taste.
In Better than Vegan, Sroufe relates with humor and humility his remarkable journey of how he lost hundreds of pounds on a healthy vegan diet and then shares the kinds of meals that restored his body. Proving that the healthiest diet can also be the most delicious, Sroufe offers more than 100 recipes in Better than Vegan, such as:
Portobello Wraps with Spicy Asian Slaw
Three Sisters Enchiladas
Lemon Berry Sorbet
Creole Corn Chowder
Written with Food Over Medicine and Mad Cowboy coauthor Glen Merzer and featuring photographs from Robert Metzger, Better Than Vegan offers healthy and professional cooking tips with nutritional advice to help you achieve the optimal plant-based diet.
This book not only gives you some amazing recipes, but tells the story of how the author lost hundreds (you read that right, I said hundreds) of pounds following a vegan lifestyle along with ridding his diet of processed foods. This book affirms all the reasons I chose this lifestyle to begin with. This is a good read for veteran vegans as well as beginners who are just embarking on their own personal journey.
~ Reviewed by Sarah C.