Wild About Greens: 125 Delicious Recipes from Hearty Soups & Stews to Succulent Sautes & Smoothies
Celebrated vegan and vegetarian cookbook author Nava Atlas serves up a comprehensive collection of scrumptious recipes, all featuring ultra-healthy, super-nutritious leafy greens.
Kale, collards, spinach, Asian greens, and many more leafy greens are a breeze to grow and prepare--and these 125 recipes showcase the most commonly used varieties in a wide selection of flavorful...more
star off for the relative lack of photos and star off for so much oil, but a full star back for focusing on greens! And this is one rare case when using some oil makes sense to me; I’d just use less. Given how many servings most of the recipes make, there rarely is a lot of ...more
The journey begins with a brief guide to preparation and an illustrated who's who of greens, from common varieties (spinach, kale, chard), to those I'd looked at bu ...more
Beautiful photography by Susan Voisin, the talent behind
Nava does not disappoint in encouraging cooks to do more than just sauté or boil greens. From extolling the health benefits of leafy greens, telling us the benefits of various greens & how to choose, store & prep them, then giving us various ways to enjoy them in our bellies, she shares ...more
The recipes range from dips and dressings to salads, soups, side dishes and vegan main dishes and some ...more
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And anyway that one recipe left me ambivalent. On the one hand, the flavors were good and the execution was simple. On the other hand, the liquid:rice ratio was totally off, and because I didn't trust my cook's sense and went with the measurements as written, we ended up with some real ...more
I'm looking forward to trying more.
The only section I would not get much use from is the one for juices and smoothies. I generally just don't care for them.
I checked this out from the library, but will be looking buy it for myself soon.
Nava Atlas is the author and illustrator of many well-known vegetarian and vegan cookbooks, including Wild About Greens, Vegan Holiday Kitchen, and many others. Her first book was Vegetariana, now considered a classic in its field. In addition, she has published two books of humor,Expect the Unexpected When You’re Expecting! (A parody), and Secret Recipes for the Modern Wife. Her latest nonfiction...more