Chef Del shares his story and his recipes in this delightful cookbook. The message is very clear: Being vegan is NOT enough to guarantee good health. It is very easy to be a Junk-Food vegan as you will learn from reading Chef Del's story. He managed to weigh 475 lbs while on a completely plant-based diet. After changing his diet to include minimal processed foods, sugars and added oils his weight plummetted morer than 240 pounds. In this cookbook you will learn the type of recipes that Chef Del learned to love and also how to maintain an optimal body weight without having to give up great food.
The books is full of beautiful photographs and delicious recipes. Some of the recipes do include some minimally processed foods such as sweeteners, vinegars and spices. Many of the recipes have short and simple lists of ingredients. This is definitely a "You can do it" cookbook. The recipes are easy to follow.
Chef Del Stroufe's philosophy is basically a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based dietary program. He explains why he eats this way and how he gained the victory over his obesity. This book will encourage anybody who battles obesity and has gone on and on and off of a variety of diets. If there is one message to take home from this book it is that 'You can do this' and 'It will be a tasty lifestyle'.