1.Author's introduction - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Healthy vegetarian cookery is the modern handbook for all those who want a vegetarian diet.

Practical and easy-to-use, it contains all you need to know about the vegetarian diet in one volume.

We all follow diets best when we understand what we are trying to do, and know how to modify our diet to cope with changing situations.

This book provides a full explanation of:

  • The nutritional principles and scientific evidence linking a vegetarian diet with good health, ideal weight and increased vitality.
  • Diets for people at all stages of life, including pregnancy, babies, toddlers, children, healthy adults and 60-plus.
  • Comprehensive analysis of hundreds of ingredients from protein and starch percentages to energy levels and fibre content.
  • Mouthwatering and nutritious recipes and menus - from packed lunches to entertaining.
  • Sensible and down-to-earth recommendations, from food for the family, children's parties and entertaining on a budget, to special occasions.

Apple gingerbread - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Following a healthy vegetarian lifestyle is easy - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

What is a healthy balanced diet? Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Starchy foods - the basis of the diet Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Keeping down the sugar Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Less fat is better - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Keep down salt intake Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Health is also dependent on exercise : Food Combining Hay Diet

Food Supplements pros and cons : Food Combining Hay Diet

Carbohydrates, Fats and Protein - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Fats : Food Combining Hay Diet

Proteins : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Elements : Food Combining Hay Diet

Minerals : Food Combining Hay Diet

Trace elements : Food Combining Hay Diet

Digestion- how it works : Food Combining Hay Diet

Digestion : Food Combining Hay Diet

Eat whole grain cereals, not highly refined flour : Food Combining Hay Diet

Protein digestion Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Evolution, diet and appetite : Food Combining Hay Diet

Stress, relaxation and sleep Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Avoiding pollution : Food Combining Hay Diet

Avoiding pesticides on food : Food Combining Hay Diet

Aluminium : Food Combining Hay Diet

How cooking affects nutrients : Food Combining Hay Diet

How preserving affects nutrients : Food Combining Hay Diet

Drinking water : Food Combining Hay Diet

The right bacteria : Food Combining Hay Diet

Fibre and constipation : Food Combining Hay Diet

Tooth decay : Food Combining Hay Diet

Getting Started - Changing your diet Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Principles of menu planning : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sample Menus : Food Combining Hay Diet

Equipment for pressure cooking : Food Combining Hay Diet

Slow cookers : Food Combining Hay Diet

Microwave ovens : Food Combining Hay Diet

Steamers : Food Combining Hay Diet

Food mixers, food processors, grain mill : Food Combining Hay Diet

Where to shop : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cooking on a budget : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cooking for one : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cooking for two : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cooking for the family : Food Combining Hay Diet

Packed meals : Food Combining Hay Diet

Ready meals, takeaways and cook/chill : Food Combining Hay Diet

Drinks : Food Combining Hay Diet

Entertaining and special occasions : Food Combining Hay Diet

Large scale entertaining : Food Combining Hay Diet

Picnics and children's party ideas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Diets for life stages - Pregnancy Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Feeding Baby- breast or bottle : Food Combining Hay Diet

Toddlers to school age : Food Combining Hay Diet

School children : Food Combining Hay Diet

Healthy adult diets : Food Combining Hay Diet

High energy / sports diets Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Medium energy : Food Combining Hay Diet

Dieting for weight loss : Food Combining Hay Diet

Menopause : Food Combining Hay Diet

The Main Starch Grains: Wheat, Oats, Barley, Rye, Maize - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

The main starch grains: rice, millet and sorghum : Food Combining Hay Diet

Other starchy grains and flours: amaranth, buckwheat, quinnoa, teff, wild rice Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Starchy roots and tubers: potato, sweet potato, jerusalem-artichoke, yam : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetables : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sprouting seeds : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sesame, pumpkin, sunflower seeds : Food Combining Hay Diet

Starchy fruit: breadfruit, banana-plantain, water chestnut : Food Combining Hay Diet

Banana, date, sultana : Food Combining Hay Diet

Pulses: dried beans and peas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Soya bean products: tofu Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Nuts : Food Combining Hay Diet

Fresh non-starchy fruit : Food Combining Hay Diet

Using herbs and spices : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sugars : Food Combining Hay Diet

Oils and fats: butter, olives, olive oil : Food Combining Hay Diet

Coffee, tea : Food Combining Hay Diet

Other ingredients : Food Combining Hay Diet

Healthy vegetarian cookery - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Wholemeal bread Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Wheat soda bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Wholemeal pizza base : Food Combining Hay Diet

Mixed grain bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Millet and banana flat bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Oat bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rotla (millet flat bread) : Food Combining Hay Diet

Parathas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Naan bread or Pitta bread Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Carrot and Potato bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rye bread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rotli : Food Combining Hay Diet

Potato scones : Food Combining Hay Diet

Wholemeal scones : Food Combining Hay Diet

Chestnut pancakes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Buckwheat pancakes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Scots pancakes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Oatcakes Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Corn Crisps : Food Combining Hay Diet

Millet and sesame crispbreads : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sunflower crispbread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rye crispbread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Almond crackers Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Cheese crackers : Food Combining Hay Diet

fruity malt bread Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Tea bread Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Stollen : Food Combining Hay Diet

Apple gingerbread : Food Combining Hay Diet

Parkin : Food Combining Hay Diet

Pumpkin & spice bread Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Apple and fruit slice : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cereal bar : Food Combining Hay Diet

muesli Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Oatmeal porridge : Food Combining Hay Diet

Millet and date porridge : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rice and sultana : Food Combining Hay Diet

Polenta : Food Combining Hay Diet

Kasha : Food Combining Hay Diet

Quinnoa : Food Combining Hay Diet

Pasta Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Wholewheat pasta Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Baked potato : Food Combining Hay Diet

Baked sweet potato : Food Combining Hay Diet

Potato pizza : Food Combining Hay Diet

Potato roast : Food Combining Hay Diet

Spicy potatoes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Hot garlic potatoes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cretan shepherd's pie : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rice dishes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rice with a hot vegetable sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cashew nut pilaf : Food Combining Hay Diet

Persian style rice : Food Combining Hay Diet

Nutty flavoured risotto : Food Combining Hay Diet

Stuffed vine or cabbage leaves : Food Combining Hay Diet

Millet and nut pilaf : Food Combining Hay Diet

Samosas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Hazelnut loaf : Food Combining Hay Diet

Chestnut and herb loaf : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetable nut gratin : Food Combining Hay Diet

Chinese cashew stir-fry : Food Combining Hay Diet

Chestnuts with brussels sprouts : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetable stock Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Cauliflower and potato soup : Food Combining Hay Diet

Bean soup : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetable broth Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Mushroom and watercress soup : Food Combining Hay Diet

Tomato and Apple Soup Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Leek and Potato Soup Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Beetroot soup : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cauliflower and cheese soup : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cheese omelette Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Quiche lorraine : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cheese pudding : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetables and cheese : Food Combining Hay Diet

Bubble and squeak : Food Combining Hay Diet

Mish-mash : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cottage pie : Food Combining Hay Diet

Tofu-burgers - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

White sauce Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Plain wine sauce Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Rich wine sauce Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Pesto Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Tapenade : Food Combining Hay Diet

Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Blue cheese dressing : Food Combining Hay Diet

Blue cheese and walnut sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Shropshire and walnut sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Marjoram pesto : Food Combining Hay Diet

Brie sauce on vegetables : Food Combining Hay Diet

Low-fat yogurt sauces and dips Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Horseradish sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Low fat mayonnaise Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Spicy mayonnaise : Food Combining Hay Diet

French dressing with herbs : Food Combining Hay Diet

Sesame dressing : Food Combining Hay Diet

Onion sauce - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Hot coconut sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Mint sauce : Food Combining Hay Diet

Coleslaw Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Greek salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Celery and apple salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Spicy broad bean and pine kernel salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Fennel salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Pasta salads : Food Combining Hay Diet

Pasta with pesto salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rice salads : Food Combining Hay Diet

Bean salads : Food Combining Hay Diet

Red bean salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Bean and chick pea salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Salads - further suggestions Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Ratatouille Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Vegetarian moussaka : Food Combining Hay Diet

Dhal : Food Combining Hay Diet

Hummus : Food Combining Hay Diet

Indian chilli tomatoes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Herby courgettes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Fried okra - ladies' fingers Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Vegetable and fruit curry : Food Combining Hay Diet

Stuffed courgettes : Food Combining Hay Diet

Baked fennel : Food Combining Hay Diet

Tangy cauliflower : Food Combining Hay Diet

Red cabbage with apples : Food Combining Hay Diet

Leeks with almonds : Food Combining Hay Diet

Crudites : Food Combining Hay Diet

Summer fruit Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Apricot whip : Food Combining Hay Diet

Apple pudding : Food Combining Hay Diet

Lemon cream : Food Combining Hay Diet

Cornmeal pudding Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Baked bananas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Dried fruit salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Rice pudding : Food Combining Hay Diet

Brown bread pudding : Food Combining Hay Diet

Date pudding - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Fresh fruit Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Serving fruit : Food Combining Hay Diet

Vegetable and fruit juices : Food Combining Hay Diet

Winter fruit salad : Food Combining Hay Diet

Apple and bramble pudding : Food Combining Hay Diet

Christmas menu : Food Combining Hay Diet

Mincemeat : Food Combining Hay Diet

Conversion Tables : Food Combining Hay Diet