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A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

When I went to Cuba at the turn of the millennium, I was thrilled to discover state-run vegetarian cafeterias, supposedly part of Cuba’s efforts to reduce heart disease. Authentic Cuban vegetarian is a rare treat. After all, the quintessential vegetarian foodstuff is the soybean and—as tasty as tofu is—it doesn’t lend itself to Spanish food.Viva Vegan book cover Since that trip many years ago, I’ve never encountered Latin vegetarian recipes.

That’s why I was so excited to discover Viva Vegan from Terry Hope Romero, the author of the best-selling cookbook, The Veganomicon.

by × March 20, 2015 ×

Books for Embracing a Vegetarian Diet

Books for Embracing a Vegetarian Diet

The All-Time Best Vegetarian Books January has most of us trying to shape up and attain new fitness goals. Numerous large-scale studies suggest that vegetarians live longer, and they have lower rates of heart disease, diabetes and cancer than their meat-eating neighbors. If you’re looking to slim up, note that[…]

by × January 15, 2015 ×