Animals Australia has produced a complete guide to plant-based cuisine, Taste for Life.
Animals Australia has produced a complete guide to plant-based cuisine, Taste for Life.

BOOK REVIEW: Taste for Life

NEW guide to popular plant-based diet helps us eat kindly, tread lightly and live well

Forget paleo, gluten-free or the 5-2 diet.

Because, according to Google Trends, when it comes to diet-related searches Australians are most interested in plant-based diets.

Already, in fact, one in four Australians are either 'meat-free' or consciously reducing their consumption of animal products.

Just a few well-known fans of the plant-based diet include Bill Clinton, Liam Hemsworth, Missy Higgins and The Veronicas.

And why not?

Not only is a plant-based diet an ethical and eco-friendly choice, it's also a healthy choice.

Which is why Animals Australia, the nation's leading animal protection organisation, has produced a complete guide to plant-based cuisine.

Whether it's to add more meat-free meals to the menu, indulge in the abundance of fresh fruits and vegies now available, or improve health and live more sustainably, Taste for Life contains not only a cornucopia of delicious and nutritious recipe ideas but everything you need to know about plant-based eating, including:

  • why eating more meat-free meals is good news for animals, the planet and your health
  • how plant-based foods can give you all the nourishment you need and more
  • how to get started
  • what to ditch and what to switch
  • tips and tricks for quick and easy meals everyone will want to try
  • how to celebrate with the best of them, with yummy plant-based dishes and treats for barbecues, kids' parties, the festive season and more.

With more than 100 recipes that include tasty breakfasts, snacks and lunches, scrumptious comfort foods and luscious desserts, Taste for Life will help everyone in the family eat kindly, tread lightly and live well.

Animals Australia is Australia's leading animal protection organisation, representing some 40 member groups and more than 2.1 million individual supporters.

Animals Australia's investigations and strategic public awareness campaigns are recognised the world over.

Spokesperson Thomas King was Victorian Young Australian of the Year for 2015.

He is a leader in environmental conservation, animal protection and poverty eradication

A Taste for Life by Animals Australia is available from ABC Books from February 20, 2017. The RRP is $39.99.


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