Simple Green Suppers

A Fresh Strategy for One-Dish Vegetarian Meals

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Pub Date 11 Apr 2017 | Archive Date 11 Apr 2017


The ultimate game plan for complete one-dish vegetarian suppers—for anyone aspiring to eat a more plant-based diet.
Discover the pro-veggie, pro-flavor way to prepare fresh, healthy, high-quality plant-based dinners. In Simple Green Suppers, Susie Middleton demonstrates how to prepare seasonal vegetables in satisfying, filling suppers by pairing them with staple ingredients: noodles, grains, beans, greens, toast, tortillas, eggs, and broth. How you cook your veggies and how you combine them with other satisfying whole foods is the secret to delicious results. With 125 recipes for flavorful and veggie-forward dishes, tips on keeping a flexible and well-stocked pantry, and make-ahead and streamlining strategies, Simple Green Suppers is an essential resource that will make cooking delicious, easy vegetarian meals possible every night.
The ultimate game plan for complete one-dish vegetarian suppers—for anyone aspiring to eat a more plant-based diet.
Discover the pro-veggie, pro-flavor way to prepare fresh, healthy, high-quality...

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ISBN 9781611803365
PRICE $24.95 (USD)

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Author Susie Middleton has written a very practical vegetarian cookbook as her recipes focus on one-dish meals. Anyone who has done a lot of cooking learns to appreciate the ease of one-dish meals as there is little clean-up afterwards. Also, one-dish meals tend to be fairly easy to cook as everything goes into one pan speeding up the time at the stove.

I like how Middleton tells about her easing into the vegetarian diet as she says she started eating less meat until one day she realized moving onto the vegetarian diet would not be much of a change in her eating style.

As to the recipes the author wrote all the recipes in her cookbook could be prepared in an hour or less and most recipes could be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

Some of the recipes you'll find in her cookbook include:

Green Rice
Stir-Fried Broccoli and Black Beans
Grilled Romaine Hearts, Grilled Potatoes, and Green Beans
Pan-Braised Fingerlings
Caesar Salad Toast
Savory French Toast
Creamy Spinach on Garlic Toast
Quickest Mini Frittata
Yukon Gold Potato Brussels Sprouts Hash
Ramenesque Noodles in Rich Vegetable Broth


Review written after downloading a galley from Net Galley.

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In Simple Green Suppers, Middleton urges readers to start The One-Dish Veggie Supper Strategy. With the One-Dish strategy, you no longer need to worry about the three things on a plate rule, explains Middleton, using the one-dish approach your meal will be easy, stress-free and full of complimenting flavor.

Middleton suggests adopting a formula called veggies + 1, for instance:

veggies + noodles
veggies + grains
veggies + broth

to name a few. These recipes are simple, and easy considering you are now making one-dish meals apart from a main dish plus a side or two. These recipes are not only healthy but flexible often easy to substitute one ingredient for something similar which everyone will be able to appreciate at one time or another.

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Great cookbook in a simplified format. Chapters combine various vegetables with a main staple such as vegetables and noodles or vegetables and toast. A cookbook that inspires from the first pages. I tried the Mini Savory Bread Puddings (could not resist that photo) and the result looked almost identical with the only difference being ramekin style. Also made the Spiced Lentil and Sweet Potato soup. Both recipes were warming, tasty and fun to make. Will definitely be trying many more recipes from this book.

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I love the formatting of this book and how the recipes are broken up. Simple, green, recipes without being bogged down with "zoodles," but real grains and noodles paired with lots of veggies.

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I have been reading several veggie-based cookbooks lately, and this is the first one to really inspire me to experiment more with all-veggie meals.

This cookbook was awesome for a number of reasons.

First off, there is a good variety of different vegetables in the recipes, but there are also several ingredients that are used in multiple recipes, so you won't be going to the grocery store for a cart full of expensive ingredients each time you try a new dish.

I loved the way the recipes are organized -- each chapter is labeled "veggies + (ingredient)". (I'm not listing them all, because since this is an ARC, I'm not sure if they'll be the same once I get a paper copy.) I will mention, however, the veggies + toast, veggies + tortilla, and veggies + egg, because I wanted to devour each of these recipes.

It's also worth mentioning that the pictures are fantastic, and I know in the published version there will be even more. The recipe layouts are also ergonomically designed, limiting how often your sticky cook hands have to turn the page.

This one is definitely going on my wish list.

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This book was such a nice surprise. It inspired the children and adults I read parts of it too. And seeing as we have more clarity with this type of eating habits now, the book makes perfect sense as well as aids in really seeing more into not just eating to taste but eating to live and thrive!

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I love this. I am always on the lookout for great, healthy cookbooks-and this was is a dream. Beautiful photos (although I wish there were more of them), and really well-explained recipes. The recipes are also not too weird or unusual. They're easy to personalize without ruining the heart of the dish.

This would be a great way to figure out how to utilize a lot of that wonderful produce from the Farmer's Market! You could never get bored with this cookbook!

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As someone who lives with individuals who believe that a meal isn't a meal without meat, I'm constantly looking for ways to incorporate more vegetables into my everyday diet. This cookbook takes everyday, available vegetables and elevates them. I especially liked the way the chapters are organized and really enjoyed the "For the Pantry' sections. Nicely done!

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Simple Green Suppers by Susie Middleton had me at one-dish dinner. That is my kind of cooking! I love the wonderful vegetarian recipes, neatly separated by eating them with pastas, grains, etc., and detailing what goes well with each. Lots of the recipes are easy enough to pull off even for a basic cook like myself. Beautiful photos, though not every recipe includes a photo of the completed meal.

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Healthy plant based dinners. Ways to pair vegetables with noodles, beans, toast, and tortillas. Great recipes, great cookbook!

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Disclaimer: I am by no means a good cook. I am actually a novice when it comes to cooking.

Simple Green Suppers... There is certainly a lot of green in this cookbook. While a lot of the recipes aren't simple, at least for me, it really does include a lot of fresh ingredients. My favorite section was the toast. I
love coming up with new ways to do toast. (As breakfast is my favorite type of meal.) I was able to find the majority of recipes that I would like to try out in this section. I also found a couple of other recipes in other sections, but very few. The other recipes sounded delicious, though, and I enjoyed reading through them.

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Can I just say, if I could eat paper, I would eat this book! I love her pictures of beautiful food. I am always trying to eat more vegetables and trying even harder to keep it interesting- I seem to make roasted vegetables over and over, until now I am sort of just done with them! Vegetables can be sort of, well…boring. I needed some inspiration and this title gave it in the 125 recipes it has! Love the avocado toast recipe that I tried- Recommend for beginner to advanced home cooks.

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