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Eat, Drink & Be Vegan - Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan

Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating

By Dreena Burton
Categories: Cooking, Vegan & Vegetarian, Health
Paperback : 9781551522241, 244 pages, 2007
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Finalist for ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in the Cooking category.

In Dreena Burton's first two bestselling vegan cookbooks, The Everyday Vegan and Vive le Vegan!, she offered a dazzling array of healthy, animal-free recipes, many of which are based ont her experience as a mother of two young girls she and her husband are raising as vegans. Dreena also maintains an active blog (vivelevegan. blogspot. com) and website (everydayvegan. com) and and has cultivated an enthusiastic audience for her nutritious recipes.

In this, her third cookbook, Dreena turns her attention to celebratory food-- imaginative, colourful, and delectable vegan fare perfect for all kinds of events, from romantic meals to dinner parties to casual potlucks.

Many of the recipes are appropriate for everyday meals as well. The book includes over 150 recipes and 16 full-color photographs, as well as meal plans and cooking notes.

Eat, Drink and Be Vegan is destined to join the bestselling ranks of her first two books (The Everyday Vegan is now in its fourth printing, and Vive le Vegan! is in its third). Come celebrate with Dreena and impress your guests (and yourself) with these sensational animal-free recipes.

Recipes include Lentil and Veggie Chimichangas; Thai Chick-Un Pizza, White Bean Rosemary Soup with Fresh Basil and Jumbo Croutons, Olive and Sundried Tomato Hummus, Veggie Tempeh Muffuletta, Tomato Dill Lentil Soup, Creamy Cashew Dip with Fruit, Crepes with Maple Butter Cream, 5-Star Ice Cream Sandwiches, Chocolate Pumpkin Pie, and Hemp-anola (Dreena's take on granola).
Now in its 4th printing.


Through her three cookbooks, Dreena has developed a vault of recipes that are healthy, accessible and vegan-friendly. Her latest book, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan, features recipes that are versatile enough to transition from everday dish to party offering.
-Gannett News Service

- Gannett News Service

If you have enjoyed Dreena's recipes in the past or are you looking for a cookbook that will provide you with easy entertaining ideas that will impress your friends of all ages, then pick up Eat, Drink & Be Vegan.
-Lifelines (Toronto Vegetarian Association)

- Lifelines (Toronto Vegetarian Assoc)

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan is enhanced with sixteen full-color photographs, and is a welcome addition to personal, professional, and community cookbook collections.
-Midwest Book Review

- Midwest Book Review

In the book, Burton proves that vegan dishes can be easy and quick to make, using familiar, everyday ingredients.
-Peace Arch News

- Peace Arch News

Combining a simple design with oodles of valuable veggie cooking info and mouth-watering recipes, Burton's latest cookbook features "celebration" recipes and is every bit as good as her previous books, the now-classic The Everyday Vegan and the impressive follow-up Vive le Vegan!. ... Vegan cooking is always a celebration when Burton's books are in the kitchen.
-Monday Magazine (Victoria, BC)

- Monday Magazine

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan is full of vibrant, healthy, and delicious recipes that are perfect for an everyday meal or special celebration, without the need to rely on overly processed foods.  Cheers to Dreena, who has provided us with yet another wonderful cookbook that reflects her fun personality and dedication to showing the world that compassionate, wholesome food can taste amazing.
-Jenna and Bob Torres, co-authors, Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World and co-hosts, Vegan Freak Radio.

- Torres

Like its predecessors, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan puts flavour at the fore. Even as a raging carnivore, I can see myself making her Thai coconut corn stew or tomato-dill-lentil soup.
-Georgia Straight

- Georgia Straight

Dreena has the know-how and a knack for whipping up inviting, festive dishes in minutes that anyone can enjoy as healthful weekday fare. ... her Gimme Chimis is a mouth-watering creation that features nutritious ingredients in a south-of-the-border-style sauce with a touch of fire.
-Vegetarians in Paradise

- Vegetarians in Paradise

You don't have to actually be a vegan to enjoy Dreena Burton's cookbooks and to make them a part of your usual kitchen library. This is healthy, nutritious cooking suitable for a family or anyone interested in eating for optimum health.
-January Magazine

- January Magazine

In her third vegan cookbook, Dreena Burton shows how easy it is to enjoy fabulous meals that are animal-free. ... Her enthusiasm for vegan cooking is infectious and will help spur you on to try more imaginative recipes than you ever thought possible.
-North Shore News (North Vancouver)

- North Shore News