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TitleLiving Vegetarian For Dummies
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Table of Contents
                            Living Vegetarian for Dummies®
	About the Author
	Author’s Acknowledgments
	Contents at a Glance
	Recipes at a Glance
	Table of Contents
		About This Book
		Conventions Used in This Book
		What You’re Not to Read
		Foolish Assumptions
		How This Book Is Organized
		Icons Used in This Book
		Where to Go from Here
	Part I: Being Vegetarian: What It’s All About
		Chapter 1: Vegetarianism 101: Starting with the Basics
			Vegetarian Label Lingo: Who’s Who and What They Will and Won’t Eat
			Going Vegetarian Is Good for Everyone
			Meatless Meals Made Easy
			Embracing a Meat-Free Lifestyle
		Chapter 2: Vegetarians Are Sprouting Up All Over: Why Meatless Makes Sense
			You’re in Good Company
			Supporting Your Health with a Plant-Based Diet
			Saving the Planet One Forkful at a Time
			Considering the Ethics
		Chapter 3: Nutrition Know-How for Living Vegetarian
			Consuming Enough Protein on a Vegetarian Diet
			Moooove Over Milk
			Iron Issues
			Building B12 Stores
			Omega-3s and Your Health
			Other Vitamins and Minerals
		Chapter 4: Supplement Savvy
			Examining What the Science Says
			Recognizing When a Supplement Makes Sense
			Using Supplements Safely
			Considering Herbs and Probiotics
			Locating Reliable Sources of More Information
		Chapter 5: Making the Transition to Meat-Free
			Finding the Right Approach
			Easing the Way
			Making Sure It’s Meat-Free
			Applying More Advice for Getting Started
	Part II: Planning and Preparing Your Vegetarian Kitchen
		Chapter 6: Getting Familiar with Common Vegetarian Ingredients
			Building the Foundation of the Vegetarian Diet
			Fitting in Specialty Foods and Products
			Exploring Natural and Organic Alternatives
		Chapter 7: Shopping and Stocking Your Vegetarian Pantry
			Figuring Out What You Need
			Let’s Go Shopping! Considering the Options
			Making the Most of Your Shopping Adventure
			Keeping Your Costs Under Control
		Chapter 8: Cooking Tools and Techniques
			Tools You Really Need
			Handy Appliances You May Actually Use
			Vegetarian Cooking Basics
			Adapting Traditional Recipes
			Selecting Vegetarian Cookbooks
	Part III: Meals Made Easy: Recipes for Everyone
		Chapter 9: Beyond Cereal and Toast: Whipping Up Breakfast Basics
			Getting Off to a Smoothie Start
			Using Tofu to Take the Place of Eggs
			Putting a Vegetarian Spin on Breakfast Favorites
			Starting Your Day the Miso Way
		Chapter 10: Serving Simple Starters
			Making Dips and Spreads
			Creating Other Easy Appetizers
		Chapter 11: Enjoying Easy Soups, Salads, and Sides
			Serving Soups for All Seasons
			Going Beyond Iceberg Lettuce
			On the Side
		Chapter 12:  Making Meatless Main Dishes
			Beans: Versatility in a Can
			All-Time Favorites
			Asian Alternatives
		Chapter 13: Baking Easy Breads and Rolls
		Chapter 14: Dishing Out Delicious Desserts
			Chocolate Desserts
			Fruit Desserts
			Other Classic Comforts
		Chapter 15: Celebrating the Holidays, Vegetarian-Style
			Adopting New Traditions and Adapting the Old
			Tips for Entertaining for Special Occasions
			Holiday Recipes to Savor
	Part IV: Living — and Loving — the Vegetarian Lifestyle
		Chapter 16: Getting Along When You’re the Only Vegetarian in the House
			Managing Family Meals
			Gaining Support from Nonvegetarians
			Negotiating the Menu When Guests Come
		Chapter 17: Vegetarian Etiquette in a Nonvegetarian World
			Mastering the Art of Diplomacy
			Handling Dinner Invitations
			Managing Invitations to Parties and Other Special Events
			Dating Nonvegetarians
			Working It Out: Vegetarianism on the Job
		Chapter 18: Dining in Restaurants and Other Venues
			Adopting the Right Attitude
			Choosing the Restaurant
			Working with Menu Choices
			Working with Restaurant Staff
			Traveling Vegetarian
	Part V: Living Vegetarian for a Lifetime
		Chapter 19: When You’re Expecting: Managing Your Vegetarian Pregnancy
			Before Baby: Ensuring a Healthy Start
			Eating Well for Two
			Handling Queasies and Cravings
		Chapter 20: Raising Your Vegetarian Baby
			Taking Vegetarian Baby Steps
			Tracking Your Toddler
		Chapter 21: Meatless Meals for Children and Teens
			Watching Your Kids Grow
			Feeding Fundamentals
			Teaching Your Children to Love Good Foods
			Troubleshooting Common Challenges
		Chapter 22: Aging Healthfully: Vegetarian Lifestyles for Adults of All Ages
			Monitoring Changing Nutrient Needs
			Celebrating the Vegetarian Advantage
			Staying Active the Vegetarian Way
	Part VI: The Part of Tens
		Chapter 23: Ten Sound Reasons for Going Vegetarian
			Vegetarian Diets Are Low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol
			Vegetarian Diets Are Rich in Fiber, Phytochemicals, and Health-Supporting Nutrients
			Vegetarians Are Skinnier
			Vegetarians Are Healthier
			Vegetarian Diets Are Good for the Environment
			Vegetarian Diets Are Less Expensive
			Vegetarian Diets Are More Efficient
			Vegetarian Diets Are the Compassionate Choice
			Vegetarian Foods Are Diverse and Delicious
			Vegetarian Diets Set a Good Example for Children
		Chapter 24: Ten Simple Substitutes for Vegetarian Dishes
			Replace Eggs with Mashed Bananas
			Substitute Soymilk or Rice Milk for Cow’s Milk in Any Recipe
			Use Vegetable Broth in Place of Chicken Stock and Beef Broth
			Stir in Soy Crumbles Instead of Ground Meat
			Make a Nondairy Version of Ricotta or Cottage Cheese
			Take Advantage of Soy “Bacon” and “Sausage”
			Top a Tofu Hot Dog with Vegetarian Chili
			Create a Nondairy Substitute for Buttermilk
			Add Flaxseeds Instead of Eggs
			Swap Tofu for Hard-Boiled Eggs
		Chapter 25: Ten Vegetarian Lunchbox Ideas
			Almond Butter Sandwich with Granny Smith Apple Slices on Whole-Wheat Bread
			Bean Burrito
			Easy Wraps
			Fresh Fruit Salad with Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
			Granola Parfait
			Leftovers from Last Night’s Dinner
			Pita Pocket Sandwich
			Soup Cup
			Vegetarian Chili
			Veggie Burger on a Bun

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