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Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen Review

Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen by Kathy Patalsky (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 28, 2015)   Kathy Patalsky’s latest cookbook perfectly matches her “Healthy.Happy.Life.” brand: “This food-filled, wellness-seeking, happiness-embracing adventure starts in your kitchen and ends wherever you wish” (10). Patalsky was … Continue reading

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My Organic Life Review

My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today by Nora Pouillon and Laura Fraser (Random House LLC, April 21, 2015) Nora Pouillon’s My Organic Life is an authentic, inspirational heroine’s journey.  The narrative arc … Continue reading

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The Plantpower Way Review

The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for The Whole Family by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt (Avery, April 28, 2015) Sanjay Gupta, MD, (CNN Chief Medical Correspondent) calls The Plantpower Way “the best book I have read … Continue reading

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All Dogs Go To Kevin Review

All Dogs Go to Kevin by Jessica Vogelsang (Grand Central Publishing, July 14, 2015) Dr. Jessica Vogelsang’s memoir begins with a dedication, “To the misfits, the miscreants… and socially inept, and the dogs who love them” and ends with a … Continue reading

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The Lentil Underground Review

This one really took me by surprise…  Loved it!  Might prompt your book club to eat a LOT more lentils, too! Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America by Liz Carlisle (Gotham Books, January 22, 2015) … Continue reading

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