Author(s): Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Take the 30-Day Vegan Challenge and see the difference a plant-based diet can make in your life! Whether you want to improve your overall health, shed a few pounds, demonstrate your compassion for animals, or help the environment, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau holds your hand every step of the way, giving you the tools you need to make the vegan transition - healthfully, joyfully, and deliciously. In this one-stop, comprehensive guide, Patrick-Goudreau - debunks common nutrition myths and explains the best sources of such nutrients as calcium, protein, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids - helps you become a savvy shopper, restock your kitchen, read labels, and prepare nutrient-rich meals without feeling overwhelmed - offers practical strategies for eating out, traveling, hosting holiday gatherings, and attending social events - empowers you to experience the tangible and intangible benefits of living a healthful, compassionate life
"[Patrick Goudreau] excels in demystifying something that feels unobtainable to many people - vegan living - and...distills it into practical steps and information without dumbing it down. Colleen is like your best friend: supporting you but also encouraging you to live up to your potential....I recommend [this book] for anyone who has struggled with trying to go vegan in the past, or would like to try it for the first time. For those of us who are tried-and-true vegans, I also recommend the book for its...common sense approach to...compassionate living. Plus, recipes! Get this book as a gift for yourself, your friends, and family." - "The Chicago Examiner" "What a delicious way to get more energy, say good-bye to those stubborn pounds, and get healthy for good." - Neal D. Barnard, M.D., president, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and author of" 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart "
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is the award-winning author of five books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, Color Me Vegan, and Vegan's Daily Companion. Through her writing, inspiring lectures, and popular podcast "Food for Thought," she has guided thousands of people to living compassionately and healthfully. Visit her at www.compassionatecooks.com.