The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat: A Cookbook

The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat: A Cookbook

by Jenny Rosenstrach (Author)

You don’t need to be a vegetarian to eat like one! With over 100 recipes, the New York Times bestselling author of Dinner: A Love Story and her family adopt a “weekday vegetarian” mentality. “Whether you’re vegetarian or not (or somewhere in-between), these recipes are fit to become instant favorites in your kitchen!” —Molly Yeh, Food Network host and cookbook author Jenny Rosenstrach, creator of the beloved blog Dinner: A Love Story and Cup of Jo columnist, knew that she wanted to eat better for health reasons and for the planet but didn’t want to miss the meat that she loves. But why does it have to be all or nothing? She figured that she could eat vegetarian during the week and save meaty splurges for the weekend. The Weekday Vegetarians shows readers how Jenny got her family on board with a weekday plant-based mentality and lays out a plan for home cooks to follow, one filled with brilliant and bold meat-free meals.Curious cooks will find more than 100 recipes (organized by meal type) for comforting, family-friendly foods like Pizza Salad with White Beans, Cauliflower Cutlets with Ranch Dressing, and Squash and Black Bean Tacos. Jenny also offers key flavor hits that will make any tray of roasted vegetables or bowl of garlicky beans irresistible—great things to make and throw on your next meal, such as spiced Crispy Chickpeas (who needs croutons?), Pizza Dough Croutons (you need croutons!), and a sweet chile sauce that makes everything look good and taste amazing. The Weekday Vegetarians is loaded with practical tips, techniques, and food for thought, and Jenny is your sage guide to getting more meat-free meals into your weekly rotation.Who knows? Maybe like Jenny’s family, the more you practice being weekday vegetarians, the more you’ll crave this food on the weekends, too!

Embark on a flavorful journey towards a flexitarian lifestyle with "The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat" by Jenny Rosenstrach. Discover a world of delicious, plant-based recipes that make reducing meat consumption effortless and enjoyable.

Inside this comprehensive guide, you'll find an array of 100 enticing recipes that cater to various dietary preferences and skill levels. From vibrant salads and hearty soups to satisfying main courses and delectable desserts, each recipe is crafted with fresh, wholesome ingredients that pack a punch of flavor.

Rosenstrach's approachable writing style and practical advice make the transition to a more plant-based diet a breeze. She offers a comprehensive 12-week plan that gradually reduces meat intake while providing a structured approach to incorporating more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains into your meals.

Whether you're a seasoned vegetarian looking for new culinary inspiration or a meat lover seeking to reduce your environmental impact, "The Weekday Vegetarians" is an indispensable resource. Dive into a world of culinary delights and discover the joy of eating less meat without sacrificing taste or satisfaction.

Key Features:

  • 100 diverse and flavorful recipes for every occasion
  • Detailed instructions and approachable guidance for home cooks of all levels
  • A comprehensive 12-week plan for transitioning to a flexitarian lifestyle
  • Helpful tips for stocking your pantry and making the most of seasonal produce
  • Stunning photography that brings each dish to life

With "The Weekday Vegetarians," you'll unlock a treasure trove of culinary inspiration and embark on a path towards a healthier, more sustainable, and equally delicious way of eating.


256 pages