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Better Than Vegan: 101 Favorite Low-Fat, Plant-Based Recipes That Helped Me Lose Over 200 Pounds

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 plummeted more 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 book is full of beautiful photographs and delicious recipes. 

Some of the recipes do include some minimally processed foods such as sweeteners, vinegar's 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 Sroufe'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'.

  • Author Del Sroufe
  • Binding Paperback
  • List Price $19.95
  • Publication Date 2013-12-03
  • Publisher BenBella Books
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Eating healthy just got a whole lot easier.

The science is very clear. A whole-foods, plant-based diet is the healthiest possible way to eat—but veganism itself doesn’t mean health, as Chef Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, knows better than anyone. Sroufe managed to reach 475 pounds while eating a vegan diet rich in pastries, peanut butter, and potato chips. After converting to a vegan diet with minimal processed foods, sugars and added oils, he lost more than 240 pounds without giving up taste.

In Better than Vegan, Sroufe relates with humor and humility his remarkable journey of how he lost hundreds of pounds on a healthy vegan diet and then shares the kinds of meals that restored his body. Proving that the healithiest diet can also be the most delicious, Sroufe offers more than 100 recipes in Better than Vegan, such as:

Portobello Wraps with Spicy Asian Slaw
Three Sisters Enchiladas
Lemon Berry Sorbet
Creole Corn Chowder

Written with Food Over Medicine and Mad Cowboy coauthor Glen Merzer and featuring photographs from Robert Metzger, Better Than Vegan offers healthy and professional cooking tips with nutritional advice to help you achieve the optimal plant-based diet.


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