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Betty Crocker's Vegetarian Cooking It's found in all cultures and has been around for thousands of years. It has endless variety, tastes great and is easy to do. What are we talking about? Vegetarian cuisine! Jump right into cooking meatless meals using ingredients you already have on your shopping list. You won't need special ingredients, special equipment or special trips to out-of-the-way stores. Are you hungry for a hearty soup, a mile-high sandwich or a zesty pizza? How about making an easy skillet meal? You can warm up to cozy one-dish oven meals and add pizzazz with simple side dishes and breads right here. With Betty Crocker's Vegetarian Cooking, it's hard to go wrong. Inside, you'll find 200 delicious, family-style meatless recipes making it easy to cook vegetarian meals any day of the week. Since you may have both vegetarian and non-vegetarians at your dinner table, we've created an easy option: Over 40 recipes include a variation on how to add chicken, fish or seafood for occasional vegetarians or families with non-vegetarians. Vegetarian eating is becoming increasingly popular for many reasons: the desire to reduce or eliminate meat and eat healthier foods overall, or for philosophical reasons. If you're a newcomer to vegetarian eating, Betty Crocker can help. Learn about the different kinds of vegetarian diets and their nutrition benefits. We disarm common myths about vegetarianism such as "I Won't Get Enough Protein." Scan "Going Meatless: A Glossary" to learn about foods and ingredients and get helpful advice when all of a sudden your teenager says, "Mom, I Want to Be a Vegetarian!" Let Betty Crocker put it all together for you, with just the right information; study "Stock Options: The Vegetarian Pantry," make easy "Vegetarian Substitutions" and be ready with "Munchies to Have on Hand." Then try it all out with "14 No-Hassle Meatless Menus." Whether you're a full or part-time vegetarian, you'll want to have this book. You'll find that whatever you're craving, the recipe is right here!
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Betty Crocker's Vegetarian Cooking Indulge in Delicious Homestyle Meals any Day or Every day! Whether you are eliminating meat, just reducing the amount of meat you eat or choosing to eat healthier meals with pasta, vegetables and grains, you will find endless variety right here!
- 200 easy recipes to help with your busy lifestyle
- Everything you need to know about vegetarian eating
- 14 no-hassle meatless menus offer simple meal planning
Easy-to-Make, Heart-Warming Dishes from Betty Crocker: Hearty Soups, Sandwiches and Salads Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew Pesto-Eggplant Sandwiches Santa Fe Nacho Pizzas Autumn Harvest Salad Sweet-and-Sour Oriental Pasta Salad Savory Pasta, Skillet and One-Dish Meals Fresh Mushroom Fettuccine Easy Italian Skillet Supper Lemon-Pepper Pasta and Asparagus Alfredo Pasta Pie with Toasted French Bread Crust Mom's Macaroni and Cheese Simple Side Dishes and Breads Roasted Rosemary-Onion Potatoes Southwest Cheese Bread Fettuccine and Broccoli with Sharp Cheddar Sauce Banana-Gingerbread Muffins Plus:
- Optionsover 40 recipes give you the option of adding chicken, fish or seafood
- Myth busters about vegetarianism
- Comprehensive charts for buying, cooking and storing beans, rice, grains and pasta
- Flavor secrets for cooking rice and grains
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