A vegan diet can lead to a healthier heart, clearer skin, and higher energy levels – and it’s good for the environment, too. Omitting all meat and animal products, including eggs, from your diet can give you a greater appreciation for other whole foods – such as nuts, seeds, whole grains, and high-protein alternatives like lentils, chickpeas, and tofu.
Sometimes, however, finding the right meat, fish, and dairy substitutes can be challenging – which is why it never hurts to have a trusty vegan cookbook (or two, or three). We’ve gathered 25 flavor-packed vegan cookbooks that prove that a vegan diet doesn’t have to be boring. Whether you have been vegan for ages, are veg-curious, or want to incorporate more meatless recipes into your meal rotation, there’s a great cookbook in here to suit your needs. Some of these vegan cookbooks focus on specific types of cuisine, like Indian- and Korean-inspired vegan dishes, while others provide quick 30-minute plant-based meals. You’ll also find meatless and dairy-free spins on comfort-food classics, such as mac ‘n cheese, fried chicken, and bolognese. Don’t even get us started on the dessert recipes. Yum!
Take a break from your go-to vegan recipes and peruse these vegan cookbooks instead. Keep reading for some much-needed inspiration.