The fear of change, the fear of the unknown, the fear of never being able to eat bacon again! These are just a few of the reasons people are afraid to go vegan. Going Vegan seeks to change that, and provide a practical and easy-to-understand guidebook to fearlessly (and deliciously) transition to a plant-based way of life. Authors Joni Marie Newman and Gerrie L. Adams will effortlessly guide you through your transformation while providing support and explaining all of the advantages of a vegan diet. Revealed within this comprehensive book are truths about the health, environmental, financial, and ethical benefits in this to living well. You'll also find amazing recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Meals so delicious and satisfying, you won't even miss the bacon!
Gerrie L. Adams has an A.A. degree with high honors from Saddleback Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science/Nutrition. She co-founded Xengaru Fun Foods. She is the Healthy Eating Specialist for Whole Foods Market Tustin/Jamboree. In this position, Gerrie gives lectures, cooking demonstrations, and store tours in support of Whole Foods Market's Health Starts Here program, which educates customers and team members on how to achieve optimum health through incorporating fresh, nutrient dense, low-fat, whole foods into their diet. She has been a member of the Southern California Section of the Institute of Food Technologist since 2000 and served as 2008-2009 Chair. She has also been a member of the National Association of Woman Business Owners and was awarded the 2007 Rising Star in Business by the Woman's Sage organization. She currently resides in Laguna Niguel.
"Gerrie and Joni's style for helping people discover a vegan lifestyle is empowering, educational, and downright delicious. Their passion and enthusiasm leap off the pages and into your heart!"
--RIP ESSELSTYN, author of the Engine 2 Diet and My Beef with Meat
"One book to unite them all. Perceiving a schism in the community between health-focused plant-based folks and ethical vegans, Joni and Gerrie have crafted a work that brings us all together. Whatever your motivation for moving to a plant-based/vegan lifestyle, this book belongs in your library!"
--COLLEEN PATRICK-GOUDREAU, author of The Joy of Vegan Baking and more
"Joni and Gerrie have their fingers on the pulse of plant-based living. They generously offer their expertise on how to ditch animal products and embrace the power of plants, and they do so in a truly accessible way, making this book a must-have for both the veg-curious and the seasoned vegan alike."
--JASMIN SINGER, Executive Director of Our Hen House
"This cookbook is for everyone, whether you're looking to improve your health with delicious, nutritious recipes or adopt a more compassionate lifestyle. Joni and Gerrie show you how to have it all, and eat well at the same time!"
--JULIE HASSON, author of Vegan Pizza, Vegan Diner, and more