For anyone who takes fitness seriously--from committed to weekend athletes--the vegetarian recipes of bestselling author and nutritionist Anita Bean will fuel workouts and aid recovery.
The way we eat is changing. More and more of us are opting to eat fewer animal products or to cut them out entirely. Eating well to support a training regimen presents its own challenges, but as celebrated nutritionist Anita Bean shows, it is possible to eat delicious, healthy food and reach your athletic potential. Her new cookbook offers athletes--from weekend warriors to professionals--more than one hundred easy-to-prepare vegetarian and vegan recipes for breakfast, main meals, snacks, and more to allow the kind of performance every athlete aspires to, featuring gorgeous food photography and nutritional information for every recipe.
"The overriding concern for many who are interested in adopting a meat-free diet is that they will not get the right nutrients to build muscle or perform well, and don't know exactly what they should be eating in place of meat and other animal products. This is the go-to book for such advice." - Athletics Weekly
"The Vegetarian Athlete's Cookbook shows why vegetarianism could actually boost your health, sports performance and longevity." - Outdoor Fitness
"For those of us who aren't entirely sure what 'basal metabolic rate' is, what GI stands for, nor why we should be eating fat when you're actually trying to lose weight, this book is just the job." - Men's Health on FOOD FOR FITNESS
"The Vegetarian Athlete’s Cookbook demonstrates how to achieve maximum strength and muscle-building potential without relying on meat . . . contains more than 100 vegetarian and vegan recipes, from shakes to puddings, each of which comes with a full nutritional analysis." - The Scotsman Magazine
"Worried a veggie diet won't support your training regime? Anita Bean's latest book The Vegetarian Athlete's Cookbook will convince you otherwise." - Women's Running
"A vegetarian bodybuilder might have seemed like an oxymoron before athletes such as Anita Bean . . . After a brief myth busting, Bean gives more than 100 vegetarian and vegan ideas from walnut burgers and black bean tacos to simple hummus and recovery shakes." - Toronto Star Touch
"Best-selling author and nutritionist Anita Bean has created a fresh-faced, informative guide for athletes who look to replace meat with equivalent nutritious foods . . . Well-designed with enticing images, this is a must for any athlete's bookshelf, whether you eat meat or not." - Running Magazine
"Anita Bean explains how to fuel high-level exercise with plant-based foods. Whether you're a long-term veggie or just want to eat less meat, the dishes look stunningly good (think falafels, dhals, burgers)--no clean-eating nonsense and not a chia seed in sight!" - Cycling Weekly
"You don't have to be an athlete to benefit from these filling meals, created by sports nutritionist Anita Bean for active people who want to eat less meat." - Healthy Food Guide