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High-Protein Plant-Based Diet for Beginners

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Thank you to Zeitgeist and NetGalley for an advanced copy of this book.

Pros:
+The book lists and describes the benefits of a plant-based diet in detail
+It includes a 4-week meal plan with recipes 
+There's a shopping list for each week!
+Leftovers are included in the menu - such a time-saver! 
+Prep-ahead steps are included when necessary

Cons:
-Needs a lot more photos
-Many of the recipes didn't seem very appetizing
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overall a decent Plant Based Diet book. 
It gives a lot of information which I liked, but that was the main part that stood out for me, the information. 
Good for people who don't know much about how to eat Plant Based and making sure you get all the nutritions you need, but for experienced Plant Based eaters it's not really a special book
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I really liked the concept and layout of this book. It was really clear and had useful layouts and tips for shopping.

I would have liked to see more photos throughout and the recipes weren't anything particularly new. Nothing stood out or grabbed me unfortunately.

Overall a nice book, thank you for the arc.
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I have only had this book for a couple of days but I devoured it.  I am certainly not a person who will on eat plant based foods but I do like to eat more plant foods to balance out a health meal plan.

This book had so much information about the different types of plant foods and how to use them.  The recipes are great and easy so you can pick up the book and cook something quite easily.  It also helps to plan your meals and plan your shopping.  It is such a user friendly book that anyone can use in order to get more plant foods into your diet.

I enjoyed it and will be re-reading it so that I can absorb all the information and try as many recipes as I can.

Thank you and love it.
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Lots of great tips for starting out.  Good meal plan and easy to follow recipes.  Wish there were more illustrations, I like to see that my creation resembles the actual recipe.  The Berbere-spiced chili was very good. I also liked the pineapple fried rice.  The chia berry jam was a hit with the family, I used fresh blackberries and it was delish!
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I have been wanting to work meatless Monday's into our cooking plan and while that is not a huge commitment, I am newer to using recipes without meat and thought I could use this book for inspiration and it definitely did inspire! While I personally won't be using the planner with each days meals, I think that so many people really need that if going into a diet full on and appreciated how thorough it was. My favorite section was the soups and I am excited to try some this fall especially the New England chickpea chowder!
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Some great recipes but disappointed by the lack of photos. I love recipe books with a photo next to it. The instructions were not always clear and some of the ingredients are difficult to source in a supermarket.
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Very educational and helpful for a beginner wanting to start on a high protein diet. I am not a vegan/vegetarian but I count my calories and watch what I eat. I love learning about new recipes and this definitely has a bunch! It starts with an introduction with informative material on benefits of a high protein diet, foods that are rich in such and also provides education based on your own needs. It also gives tips on how to do meal preps to make it so much easier for your lifestyle. I would recommend this to any body who would like to start on a plant based diet.
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I got just right book for my diet plan and healthy eating but Instead of the measurements in ounces it should have been in cups or spoons like normally.
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This cookbook is very thorough in explaining everything for a protein rich, plant based diet, including a one month meal plan, grocery list as well as easy to read instructions on how to get the right amount of protein and other valuable nutrients. 

This book is helpful to the seasoned cook as well as the brand new cook, giving good information on proper cooking tools, how to set up a pantry and easy to read recipes that use easy to obtain ingredients. 

I was a beginner vegetarian many years ago who got sidetracked when I met my husband who announced, “I need meat” about a month into our courtship 😀 So now that we are getting older, I may be able to convince him of the healthful benefits of adding more vegetarian dishes to our diet. 

I am preordering this cookbook since it does all the work for me aside from the actual shopping, cooking and eating and the recipes sound delicious. 

My only complaint is that there aren’t enough pictures of the recipes which I find inspirational and gives me a guideline on what my attempt should look like. Other than that, this is an easy 4 stars. 

Thank you to Netgalley, Zeitgeist Publishing, and Maya Howard for this eARC in exchange for my honest opinion.
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High-Protein Plant-Based Diet for Beginners is a very informative cookbook that features a variety of mouthwatering plant-based recipes. It features wonderful recipes for breakfast, smoothies, soups/stews, main meals, snacks, etc. The 4-week meal plan is helpful, but may be a little beyond beginner level as the shopping list is a bit long. Overall, a good primer cookbook with enticing recipes. 

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for providing this ARC.
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This book is a good resource for those who are just starting a plant based diet, or for those simply looking to incorporate more vegetarian meals into their life. The recipes are easy with basic ingredients, providing a good base from which to grow as a plant based cook.
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High-Protein Plant Based Diet for Beginners is a great breakdown of a plant-based diet. It lays out key points about being plant-based and provides weekly meal options and recipes. This is a great guide for those that are seeking basic information and a general starting point to going plant-based.
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The beginner’s guide: understanding the diet, understanding plant-based protein, setting up your kitchen, 4 weeks meal plan, plus a ton of recipes. Very detailed information about the vegan diet.
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I requested this advance reader copy from NetGalley because I’m always looking for new, healthy recipes. I was pretty thrilled to realize contains weekly menu plans, with grocery and prep lists to boot!  I was impressed with the number of recipes that I definitely plan on making (I’m picky, and usually only find one or two recipes in new cookbooks).  I’m excited to get cooking!
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High-Protein Plant-Based Diet for Beginners by Maya A. Howard
Quick and Easy Recipes for Everyday Meals

A book that will be useful to novice vegan cooks ~ One I can see buying to gift a friend starting a WFPB vegan diet.

Table of Contents: 
Introduction
Beginners Guide
4 Week Meal Plan
Breakfast
Smoothies and Drinks
Soups and Stews
Main Meals
Snacks and Desserts
Everyday Staples: Sauces, Spreads, and Dressings
Cooking Conversionis
Resources
References

Index

What I liked: 
* Nutritional information was included for each recipe
* Introduction expressed the goal of the book and the goal was achieved
* The recipes sounded tasty
* There were familiar and ethnic flavor profiles
* Information was easy to find
* The layout of information
* Complementary protein explanation
* Fast food ideas
* Flavoring boosters
* Substitutions were suggested
* Basic recipes for plant milk, dressings, sauces were included
* If I could find the ingredients locally I would be willing to try many of the recipes
* Processed foods were minimal

What I didn’t like: 
* Knowing that at this time in Lebanon many of the ingredients are not available or prohibitively expensive. 
* It is always nice to have more photos of finished foods but it also increases the price of the book so…on the fence with this…

Did I like this book? Yes
Would I buy it for myself or something else? Yes

Thank you to NetGalley and Penguin Random House Zeitgeist for the ARC – This is my honest review.

4-5 Stars
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This was a great cookbook that I would definitely use as a resource if I was going to start a plant-based diet. It has a great introduction to it that is really helpful and is easy to understand, and I'll definitely be using some of the recipes because they look amazing.
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This is a plant-based Bible. Anyone who is looking to switch to a plant-based diet or even include more plants in their diet needs this! I will definitely be purchasing a copy!
Thank you to Netgalley for this arc ebook in exchange for an honest review.
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If you have made the choice to go the whole-food, plant-based food way let me congratulate you. I am sure you are already feeling the benefits of this way of eating.
This book is very thorough in helping people just starting out with this type of eating get the proper protein they need.
Through the shopping lists and many,many recipes included this cookbook has all you need to figure out the most delicious plant based meals for every occasion from snacks to drinks to appetizers to lazy day casual cooking.
Charts along with a tutorial will help you pair together healthy ingredients for a complete protein meal.
As a vegan I highly recommend this book!

Pub Date 24 Aug 2021.
I was given a complimentary copy of this book. Thank you.
All opinions expressed are my own.
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Being a vegan and trying to eat more protein was not so easy for me. This book is exactly what I’m looking for ! Full of tips and delicious recipes this was my answer . The recipes are simple and thoroughly explained with easy accessible ingredients
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