If you're craving to learn all about soy and how to incorporate soyfoods into your diet, you will find The Whole Soy Cookbook
truly satisfying. Beginning with a thorough explanation of the different types of soy foods and how to use them, this comprehensive guide boasts more than 175 innovative (and flavorful!) recipes using soy. All are meat- and dairy-free. Every recipe includes a nutritional analysis (including calories, protein, carbohydrate, fat, cholesterol, fiber, and sodium). For those of you who want more than recipes from a cookbook, author Patricia Greenberg provides suggestions for getting the optimum nutrition from soy following today's accepted standards for a healthy diet. Interesting (and possibly surprising) charts compare the nutritional statistics of meat and dairy products to their soy analogs.
The Whole Soy Cookbook is packed with instructions on how to use soy in everyday cooking. Handy side bars are peppered thoughout, offering suggestions for entertaining, variations to the recipes, as well as tips that will inspire you to get creative. The recipes range from simple to exotic: Enjoy comfort foods such as Soy Caesar Salad, Tofu Pot Pie, and Cream of Tomato Soup, or have some fun in the kitchen with Wild Mushroom Crepes, Soy Olive Bread, Tofu with Mexican Mole Sauce, Kung Pao Tempeh, and Tofu Chocolate Mousse. Greenberg also incorporates the use of meat and dairy substitutes in many of the recipes such as Soy Sausage Rolls, Soy Sausage Tortilla Pizzas, Soy Sloppy Joes, Country Soy Sausage Stew, and Soy Meatloaf. It's easy to appreciate the versatility and potential for flavorful, healthy food using soy with The Whole Soy Cookbook. Mail order sources and a conversion chart are also included. --Gretel Hakanson
From the Inside Flap
Now that medical research has confirmed that soy really can
lower your cholesterol, slow bone loss, fight heart disease and cancer, and even moderate the symptoms of menopause, here are 175 delicious ways to incorporate soy products into your diet.
These mouthwatering recipes--from potatoes au gratin, pizza, meat loaf, brownies, cheesecake, and ice cream to tiramisu, fajitas, and Cajun red-hot jambalaya--are inspired by old favorites and classic dishes from the world's best cuisines. All of the recipes are meat- and dairy-free, making them perfect for every health-conscious cook as well as eaters with special needs.
In The Whole Soy Cookbook
, you'll learn how to buy and cook all soy products, including soy milk and flour, tofu, miso paste, textured soy protein, and tempeh. You'll even learn how easy it is to add or substitute healthy soy products for the meat protein in any favorite recipes. (You'll never miss the meat.)
Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, are lactose-intolerant, or just want to cook healthful meals, you'll love The Whole Soy Cookbook
's selection of easy-to-prepare, protein-packed, naturally low-in-fat, and cholesterol-free recipes.