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About Dreena Burton
Dreena Burton is one of the pioneering vegan cookbook authors. Vegan for more than 25 years, Dreena is also a mom to three “weegans”. She has charted her journey as a plant-based cook and mother of three through five bestselling cookbooks, including her most recent and beloved title Plant-Powered Families. Dreena has also collaborated with renowned plant-based physician Dr. Barnard on The Cheese Trap and co-authored their most recent Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes.
Specializing in oil-free whole foods vegan recipes, Dreena’s secret ingredient is her passion. Reputed for reliability, her recipes bring whole foods together in unexpected ways to yield delicious flavours and rich textures. Dreena’s recipes are regularly featured by groups including PCRM, Forks Over Knives, Engine 2 Diet, UC Davis Integrative Medicine, Kris Carr, Blue Zones, The Humane Society, and The Food Network. Connect with Dreena’s online kitchen and community at www.dreenaburton.com.
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Veteran cookbook author Dreena Burton shows a whole foods, plant-based diet can be easy, delicious, and healthy for your entire family. In Plant-Powered Families, Burton shares over 100 whole-food, vegan recipestested and approved by her own three children. Your family will love the variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snacks, including:
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cinnamon French Toast
No-Bake Granola Bars
Sneaky Chickpea Burgers
Apple Pie Chia Pudding
Plus salad dressings, sauces, and sprinkles that will dress up any dish!
With tips for handling challenges that come with every age and stagefrom toddler to teen years Plant-Powered Families is a perfect reference for parents raising "weegans" or families looking to transition to a vegan diet.
Burton shares advice and solutions from her own experience for everything from pleasing picky eaters and stocking a vegan pantry to packing school lunches and dealing with challenging social situations. Plant-Powered Families also includes nutritionist-approved references for dietary concerns that will ensure a smooth and successful transition for your own plant-powered family!
Dreena Burton has been creating plant-based, whole-food recipes for more than 20 years. Home cooks know they can trust her recipes to turn out great—and to be delicious! Now, she has created this one-stop resource for making kinder, more compassionate food choices, for other beings, for the planet, and for yourself. Whether you need weekly staple meals for your family or want a dish to wow your friends for a special occasion, Dreena’s Kind Kitchen has you covered with these reliable, flavorful, and healthy recipes.
You’ll find a variety of breakfasts, salads and dressings, small bites, soups, entrées, and sweets, including:
• Lemon-Poppyseed Muffins
• Wow ’Em Waffles
• Potato-Cauliflower Scramble
• Chipotle Chickpea Fries
• White Bean and Corn Chowder
• Pressure Cooker Quicken Noodle Soup
• Truffle-Salted Nut Cheese
• Beyond Beet Burgers
• Fiesta Taco Filling
• Italian Ratatouille
• Holiday Dinner Torte
• 1-Minute Pasta Alfredo
• Crackle Blender Brownies
• Mango Carrot Cake
• Heavenly Baklava
Dreena also shares a cooking troubleshooting section so you can boost your kitchen skills. With helpful guidance on techniques, time-saving tips, and suggestions for repurposing leftovers into delicious new dishes, this dependable resource will boost your cooking confidence and help you find success in your own plant-powered kitchen.
These dressings are nutrient-rich, using whole plant foods like vegetables, fruits, beans, seeds, and nuts for flavor and texture. Recipes include:
24 ‘Carrot’ Gold Dressing nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
Basic Chia Vinaigrette nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
Limealicious Vinaigrette nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
Greek Salad Vinaigrette nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
Ranch Dressing nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free (tho soy/nut milk preferred)
Lemon-Thyme Caper Dressing soy-free, gluten-free
Green Goddess Dressing nut-free option, soy-free, gluten-free
Creamy Nut-Free Caesar Dressing nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free (tho soy milk preferred)
Balsamic-Date Vinaigrette nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
Vegan Island Dressing soy-free, gluten-free
Maple Chipotle Chickpea Dressing bonus nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free
There is also a section on ingredient notes for ingredients and another section with tips on kitchen tools.
Almond Zen Granola
Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars
Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes
Creamy House Dressing
Green Goddess Dressing
Sweet Potato Balls
Mac-nificent, Sticky Almond Blondies
Umami Almond and Sun-dried Tomato Burgers
Presto Pistachio Pasta
Sneaky Chickpea Burgers
Sticky Almond Blondies
Peanut Butter Munchy Squares
These recipes are also gluten-free for those that can consume certified GF oat products.
All recipes are also gluten-free - and, with the exception of one dipping sauce, all recipes are nut-free or offer a nut-free option.
Die Bestsellerautorin und dreifache Mutter Dreena Burton zeigt, wie eine vollwertige, rein pflanzliche Ernährung für die ganze Familie leicht umgesetzt werden kann. Die über 100 veganen Rezepte wurden allesamt von Dreenas eigenen Kindern getestet und für köstlich befunden.
Auch Ihre Familie wird in der bunten Sammlung sicher bald ihre Lieblingsrezepte finden. Kandidaten hierfür gibt es reichlich, zum Beispiel Haferflocken-Frühstücksriegel mit Kürbiskernen und Schokotropfen, Kartoffel- trifft Eiersalat, pikante Mandelsoße, grünes Superheldendressing, "Schnupfen adieu!"-Soße, herzhafte Linsen-Bolo, raffinierte Kichererbsen-Burger oder Erdnussmuspudding mit Erdbeeren.
Dazu kommen viele Grundrezepte für Salatdressings, Soßen und Toppings, die jede Mahlzeit noch spannender machen und vielfältig eingesetzt werden können.
Burton, selbst seit über 20 Jahren Veganerin, gibt zudem Antworten auf alle Fragen, die sich im veganen Familienleben stellen, vom Umgang mit wählerischen Essern über die Ausstattung veganer Pausendosen bis zur Bewältigung von Kindergeburtstagen. Lassen Sie sich begeistern und geben Sie Ihrer Familie die volle Power der Pflanzen!
- Pizza, Burger und Pasta, leckere Salate und unwiderstehliche Desserts
- Tipps für Kindergeburtstage und Parties
In Dreena Burton’s first two best-selling vegan cookbooks, The Everyday Vegan and Vive le Vegan!, she offered a dazzling array of healthy, animal-free recipes, many of which were based on her experience as a mother of two young girls she and her husband are raising as vegans. Dreena also maintains an active website and blog and has cultivated an enthusiastic audience for her family-oriented, nutritious recipes. In this, her third cookbook, Dreena turns her attention to celebratory food—imaginative, colorful, and delectable vegan fare perfect for all kinds of events, from romantic meals for two to dinner parties to full-on galas. Many of the recipes are kid-friendly, and all are appropriate for everyday meals as well.
The book includes 125 recipes and sixteen full-color photographs, as well as meal plans, cooking notes, and advice on vegan wines and beers. Recipes include Lentil & Veggie Chimichangas, Thai Chick-Un Pizza, White Bean Soup with Basil & Croutons, Tomato Dill Lentil Soup, Olive & Sundried Tomato Hummus, “Creamy” Cashew Dip with Fruit, Crêpes with Maple Butter Cream, 5-Star Ice “Cream” Sandwiches, and Hemp-anola (Dreena’s take on granola).
Come celebrate with Dreena and impress your guests with these tempting animal-free recipes.
Dreena Burton demonstrates that anyone can prepare an array of delectable vegan dishes without compromising one’s health or sense of taste. The Everyday Vegan includes recipes as well as cooking and shopping tips, meal plan suggestions, and nutritional analyses.