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16 New Vegan Cookbooks We Can't Wait to Read in 2019
Vegan chefs are currently creating the most innovative, gorgeous food imaginable. You can experience this deliciousness at restaurants, but it's equally exciting to try vegan chefs' culinary magic in our own homes. And this, folks, is why we've put together a list of the most anticipated vegan cookbooks of 2019.
The staggering number of vegan cookbooks released in the past couple of years has helped usher vegan cooking into the mainstream, and this coming year promises more of the scrumptious same. It's never been easier to do right by animals, the environment, and your health.
Without further ado, here's a taste of some vegan cookbooks that will be released in 2019:
This scrumptious book covers some of our favorite types of cuisine, such as Indian, Italian, Mexican, Vietnamese, and more.
You never knew that your Instant Pot could be used in 75 different ways? This cookbook shows you how to put your favorite gadget to better use.
The author of this cookbook (and owner of the FoMu ice cream shops in Boston) shares her special coconut milk–based ice cream recipe that uses whole ingredients and natural sweeteners. All the recipes are vegan and allergy-friendly.
Restauranteur and chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz releases cookbooks at a rapid pace, each one as consistent as the last. I Can Cook Vegan encourages readers to cook at home more often for the sake of ease, taste, and health benefits.
Some people make the transition to vegan eating by first cutting down on their meat intake. This book of vegan comfort food, created by the mind behind A Virtual Vegan blog, will show those new to meat- and dairy-free eating just how delicious it can be. You'll never look back!
Reading the synopsis of this one is really making us salivate. We're looking forward to trying out Five Lentil Dal with Pumpkin, Hot Plantain Curry with Sugar Snaps, and Lentil Pizza with Vegetable Overload, to name a few.
Sapana Chandra of the Real + Vibrant blog presents her first vegan cookbook. Her bountiful vegan bowls use seasonal fruits and veggies, so you can eat fresh foods throughout the year.
Desserts can be made healthier by using ingredients such as coconut oil, nut butters, and dates. The scrumptious vegan cookies, energy protein bars, cheesecakes, and tarts in this book are all vegan and gluten-free and use no refined sugars.
We're big fans of fast vegan recipes. This new book will supply you with tons of delish recipes for those times when you don't have the energy to prepare a feast.
We're in love with vegan meal prepping and can't wait to get our paws on this lovely tome of recipes. There are hundreds in this book, including Vegan Chocolate Waffles, Pesto Veggie Burgers, Vegan Chicken Taquitos and Chunky Monkey Cake.
New York City's National Gourmet Institute "has graduated more than 2,500 chefs from more than forty-five countries," so it's no surprise that the recipes in this book look stunning. They use seasonal and sustainable ingredients, with a focus on health and healing through vegan eating.
Plucking tried-and-true recipes from her supper clubs, pop-ups, and deli, Ella Mills Woodward will be back with what looks like a strong cookbook in '19. Recipes include salads, falafel, side dishes, one-pot stews, speedy breakfasts, muffins, cakes and tons more. (Available stateside in April.)
You'll want to get your hands on executive chef Suzannah Gerber's guide to cooking restaurant-quality vegan dishes at home, which is no doubt full of wisdom and expertise.
We loved the Salad Samurai in 2014, so we're really looking forward to this sequel. We'll definitely be showing up for this one.
The sweet treats in this "bakebook" are gluten-free and dairy-free and don't use refined sugar. There are also many nut-free and raw options. We're pretty sure that recipes such as Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Slices, Chocolate Fudge Flapjacks and Carrot Cake will make this book fly off store shelves.
This book offers healthy and sustainable recipes from China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
These books make perfect holiday gifts, especially for those who haven't yet explored the joys of vegan eating.
Want recipe ideas sooner rather than later? Check out PETA's extensive vegan recipe archive, which likely has a great recipe for whatever you're craving.
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Wolves and Jaguars Are Already Threatened by Border Razor Wire As Trump Vetoes Bid to Block Emergency Wall Funding
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency Friday, overturning Congress' vote to block his national emergency declaration to fund a border wall that environmental advocates say would put 93 endangered species at risk. However, the president's decision came the same day as an in-depth report from UPI revealing how razor wire placed at the border in the last four months already threatens wildlife.
Yet another whale has died after ingesting plastic bags. A young male Cuvier's beaked whale was found washed up in Mabini, Compostela Valley in the Philippines Friday, CNN reported. When scientists from the D' Bone Collector Museum in Davao investigated the dead whale, they found it had died of "dehydration and starvation" after swallowing plastic bags―40 kilograms (approximately 88 pounds) worth of them!
By Joe Sandler Clarke
"Don't expect us to continue buying European products," Malaysia's former plantations minister Mah Siew Keong told reporters in January last year. His comments came just after he had accused the EU of "practising a form of crop apartheid."
A few months later Luhut Pandjaitan, an Indonesian government minister close to President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo, warned his country would retaliate if it was "cornered" by the EU.
By Luis Torres
For some people who live along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump's attempt to declare a national emergency and extend the border wall is worse than a wasteful, unconstitutional stunt. It's an attack on their way of life that threatens to desecrate their loved ones' graves.
At least 150 people have died in a cyclone that devastated parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi over the weekend, The Associated Press reported Sunday. Cyclone Idai has affected more than 1.5 million people since it hit Mozambique's port city of Beira late Thursday, then traveled west to Zimbabwe and Malawi. Hundreds are still missing and tens of thousands are without access to roads or telephones.
"I think this is the biggest natural disaster Mozambique has ever faced. Everything is destroyed. Our priority now is to save human lives," Mozambique's Environment Minister Celso Correia said, as AFP reported.