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Culinary Tips for a Plant-Based Palate

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The Jazzy Vegetarian

The Jazzy Vegetarian


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Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes cookbook authors and chefs Nava Atlas, Leslie Cerier, and Fran Costigan, to hear about how plant-based diets are good for the environment, your heart, your weight, and your overall health. We’ll explore how healthy and delicious this lifestyle can be with these three popular experts. Nava Atlas has written many well-known vegetarian and vegan cookbooks, including Wild About Greens, Vegan Holiday Kitchen, Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons, and Vegan Express. For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet” has been teaching culinary nutrition and hands-on vegetarian cooking for health and vitality, writing cookbooks focusing on eating local, seasonal, organic foods that are not just good for you, but also delicious and good for the planet. Fran Costigan, pastry chef, culinary instructor, and author, is internationally renowned as the “Queen of Vegan Desserts.” The sumptuous, yet healthy desserts in her cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally, satisfy vegans and omnivores alike. Vegan Chocolate For Everyone, her highly anticipated new book will launch in fall 2013.