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These New Vegan Cookbooks Will Inspire You to Save Animals Every Day of the Year

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Saving animals in 2023 starts in the kitchen. Thankfully, tons of new vegan cookbooks are already lining the shelves of your favorite bookstore, so you’ll be sure to find inspiration for meals every day of the year. Here are some we’re looking forward to trying:

Baby, It’s Just Vegan

By Chef Joya

Baby, It’s Just Vegan is the fifth cookbook from vegan personal chef Adjoa Courtney, known professionally as Chef Joya. It features more than 40 recipes that will satisfy everyone’s taste buds, such as Chef Joya’s Papa Poke Bowl and her Chicago-Style Italian Beef.

Fake Meat: Real Food for Vegan Appetites

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz is back with yet another stunning vegan cookbook, and this one is all about making, preparing, and cooking vegan meats. Recipes like Smoked Beet Cuban Sandwiches and Buttermylk Fried Chick’n are packed with flavor and made with ingredients that don’t harm animals.

cookbook cover for Fake Meat by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

New Vegan Baking: A Modern Approach to Creating Irresistible Sweets for Every Occasion

By Ana Rusu

Ana Rusu brings a modern twist to some classic dessert recipes, with new techniques to help home bakers become more confident in the kitchen without using eggs from curious chickens or milk from caring cows.

Blk + Vegan: Full-Flavor, Protein-Packed Recipes From My Kitchen to Yours

By Emani Corcran

Can comfort food be healthy and still flavorful? Of course! This cookbook features nutritious, delicious vegan versions of comfort favorites like Classic Jambalaya and Caribbean Rice and Beans.

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Veganistan: A Vegan Tour of the Middle East & Beyond

By Sally Butcher

Veganistan is a celebration of the Middle East’s wide range of animal-friendly cuisines and flavors from food writer Sally Butcher.

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Abuela’s Plant-Based Kitchen: Vegan Cuisine Inspired by Latin & Caribbean Family Recipes

By Karla Salinari

Karla Salinari (aka “The Latina Health Coach”) shows everyone how to make wholesome and delicious vegan food inspired by Latin American flavors.

Abuela's Plant-Based Kitchen cookbook cover

Plant-Based on a Budget Quick & Easy: 100 Fast, Healthy, Meal-Prep, Freezer-Friendly, and One-Pot Vegan Recipes

By Toni Okamoto

Inflation isn’t making it any easier to eat healthy, but this book has tips for how you can save a buck without sacrificing taste or time.

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Badass Vegan: Fuel Your Body, Ph*ck the System, and Live Your Life Right

By John Lewis

Fitness expert John Lewis brings us more than 80 new recipes, along with tips for going vegan, getting healthier, and having a positive impact on the world.

Badass Vegan by John Lewis cookbook cover

Plentiful: Vegan Jamaican Recipes to Repeat

By Denai Moore

This colorful cookbook from singer and artist Denai Moore is a celebration of Jamaica with a modern vegan twist. Recipes, ranging from French toast to “Oxtail” gravy, are interspersed with stories from Moore’s childhood in Jamaica.

The Buddhist Chef’s Homestyle Cooking: Simple, Satisfying Vegan Recipes for Sharing

By Jean-Philippe Cyr

The Buddhist Chef’s third cookbook focuses on comforting meals meant to be enjoyed and shared with those you love—whether during a weeknight dinner or a weekend party.

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Ultimate Vegan Comfort Cooking: 100 of the Most Decadent Plant-Based Meals on the Planet

By Lauren Boehme

Lauren Boehme of the Rabbit & Wolves blog impressed us with her first book, Southern Vegan (published under the name Lauren Hartmann), and now she’s back for a second round with this new cookbook full of her iconic comfort food creations.

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Raw Cakes: Easy, Indulgent Plant-Based Desserts 

By Taylor Russell

Nutrient-dense and truly delicious desserts made from whole foods are the focus of this raw vegan cookbook.

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The Simple Vegan Kitchen: Nutritionally Balanced, Easy and Delicious Plant-Based Meals for Daily Wellness

By Lauren McNeill

Keeping it simple is the name of the game for registered dietitian and author Lauren McNeill. This book features simple, nutrient-dense vegan recipes for healthy and satisfying daily meals.

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Simple and Delicious Vegan: 100 Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes Created by ElaVegan

By Michaela Vais

From the popular blogger of ElaVegan comes this new gluten-free and vegan cookbook with recipes you’ll love to make repeatedly.

Plantbased: 80 Nourishing, Umami-Rich Recipes From the Kitchen of a Passionate Chef

By Alexander Gershberg

If you want to learn new techniques for cooking and fermenting your favorite veggies, this book is for you.

Broke Vegan: One Pot—Over 100 Simple Plant-Based Recipes That Don’t Cost the Earth

By Sam Dixon

Simplify your cooking with these recipes for inexpensive one-pot meals that are as delicious as they are affordable—plus, they help protect animals and the environment.

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Simple Wholefoods: 100 Effortlessly Delicious Plant-Based Recipes for Every Day

By Sophie Steevens

These vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar–free recipes celebrate the beauty and flavor of fruits, veggies, and legumes.

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Vegan Chocolate Treats: 100 Delicious Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free and Refined-Sugar-Free Recipes

By Emma Hollingsworth

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these tasty, healthy vegan chocolate recipes.

Vegan Chocolate Treats cookbook cover

Your Super Life: 100+ Delicious, Plant-Based Recipes Made With Nature’s Most Powerful Superfoods

By Kristel de Groot and Michael Kuech

Superfoods can help you feel your best and be your healthiest self, and this cookbook helps you incorporate them into your daily routine with many recipes for delicious meals.

Your Super Life cookbook cover

Eat the Rainbow: Vegan Recipes Made With Love

By Harriet Porterfield

This book from Harriet Porterfield of the Bo’s Kitchen blog helps you incorporate more variety into your meals.

Eat the Rainbow cookbook cover

Plantifully Lean: 125+ Simple and Satisfying Plant-Based Recipes for Health and Weight Loss

By Kiki Nelson

Healthy weight loss has never been simpler. In this book, Kiki Nelson shares the recipes she used to achieve a healthy 70-pound weight loss.

Plantifully Lean cookbook cover

You Can Cook This! Turn the 30 Most Commonly Wasted Foods Into 135 Delicious Plant-Based Meals

By Max La Manna

Say no to food waste—instead of throwing out your veggie scraps and coffee grounds, turn them into something delicious with these recipes.

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Vegan Barbecue: More Than 100 Recipes for Smoky and Satisfying Plant-Based BBQ

By Terry Sargent

Terry Sargent of Atlanta’s Grass VBQ Joint shares recipes and tips for the perfect animal-friendly barbecue.

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The Vurger Co. at Home: 80 Soul-Satisfying, Indulgent and Delicious Vegan Fast Food Recipes

By The Vurger Co.

You don’t have to take a trip across the pond to sample The Vurger Co.’s  tasty vegan fast-food selections.

The Vurger Co. cookbook cover

Anything You Can Cook, I Can Cook Vegan

By Richard Makin

With Vegan Fried Eggs, Beefless Bourguignon, and other “veganized” recipes, this cookbook is perfect for advancing your skills in the kitchen.

Anything You Can Cook, I Can Cook Vegan cookbook cover

The Plant-Powered Plan to Beat Diabetes: A Guide for Prevention and Management  

By Sharon Palmer

Going vegan has been proved to help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes, and this cookbook is full of recipes that can help manage diabetes and promote general health.

Plant Powered Plan to Fight Diabetes cookbook cover

Plant-Based Delicious: Healthy, Feel-Good Vegan Recipes You’ll Make Again and Again

By Ashley Madden

Can your meals be comforting and healthy? Of course! In this cookbook, you’ll find recipes for foods that are both—plus, they’re gluten- and oil-free.

Plant-Based Delicious cookbook cover

Looking for even more options? Check out this list of vegan cookbooks that came out last year!

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