Wouldn t you do more healthy cooking at home "if" you only had the time? It can be tough to put dinner on the table without falling back on packaged, processed foods. But for Melissa King, watching her two young daughters struggle with health issues was tougher. She switched her family to a whole foods, plant-based diet and it made "all "the difference. Today, Melissa is a master at crafting flavor-packed, no-stress recipes that are "Easy. Whole. Vegan. "(Plus, they re gluten-free!) Here are her top 100 meals, snacks, desserts, and more ingeniously organized by "need "to help busy families find the right one: QUICK: Make Sweet Potato Pancakes or Avocado Chickpea Stuffed Cucumbers in 30 minutes or lessEASY: Multitask effortlessly with slow-cooker dishes like Chili Mac CheeseMAKE-AHEAD: Prep Lentil Shepherd s Pie when you do have time, and freeze it for later (Melissa explains exactly how!)Plus, ENTERTAIN with White Bean Zucchini Burgers, MAKE IT YUMMY with wholesome condiments like Hidden Veggies Tomato Sauce, and hydrate for health with PICK-ME-UPS like Beet, Orange Ginger Juice or a Tropical Green Smoothie. You "do "have time to cook whole, vegan food at home once a week, or all the time. It s easy!"
Praise for Easy. Whole. Vegan. A nice selection of everyday recipes for those who can t eat dairy or gluten and are interested in ingredients such as chia and flax seeds, coconut oil, and hemp hearts. Library Journal Melissa King s recipes inEasy. Whole. Vegan.aredeliciously crafted, easy to prepare, and a delight to dig into. Get ready to experience some healthy, whole foods magic! Dreena Burton, author ofPlant-Powered Families Easy. Whole. Vegan.offers a fantastic variety of healthy and easy-to-make recipes that both vegans and non-vegans will love. You'll want to bookmark every page! Katie Higgins, author and founder of Chocolate-Covered Katie First she did it with nut milks and nut butters. Now, vegan genius Melissa King once again proves how easy it is to kick processed foods to the curb.Easy. Whole. Vegan.serves up no-fuss meals, snacks, and treatsfor the entire family! Ivy Larson, author ofClean Cuisine Melissa King has again created simple, affordable, and original whole-food recipes that make the transition from the SAD diet to whole foods easy and exciting. From indulgent and nostalgic Creamy Mushroom Risotto and Chocolate Espresso Pudding to refreshing dishes like Energizing Green Juice, Strawberry Salsa, and Creamy Orange Pops, Easy. Whole. Vegan. is a wonderful resource for a variety of plant-based recipes. This collection takes the intimidation and complication out of healthy cooking and highlights seasonal produce and other nutrient-packed foods! Ashley Cox, vegan chef and creator of thenakedfoodlife.com"
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.