“These meals have been made countless times for gatherings, dinner parties, potlucks and more,” says Leigh-Chantelle. “People always ask me, ‘What do you eat?’ I can say that since becoming a vegan in early 1997, that I have discovered so many more grains, nuts, seeds and vegetables than I ever thought existed!”
There’s a Vegan in the Kitchen is a 100-page recipe book. It includes the history of Viva la Vegan! from when Leigh-Chantelle released three calendars to show people how to heal themselves with food, to the interactive online website vivalavegan.net today.
As well as the 36 recipes, the book includes full-colour photographs and illustrations, inspiring quotes, food tips, ingredients, pantry and utensils list, along with information on the benefits of living vegan, from health, environmental and ethical perspectives.
“A vegan diet and lifestyle is easy to follow, great for your health, better for the planet and doesn’t harm any of our animal friends,” says Leigh-Chantelle. “I hope this book inspires others to take control of their health and lead by example to promote a compassionate lifestyle to all.”
The 36 recipes from There’s a Vegan in the Kitchen, are:
Brown rice vegetable pasta
Cabbage leaf hotpot
Chilli and coriander stir-fry
Chinese greens with eggplant
Couscous and roasted vegetable salad
Curry puffs (LINK (http://vivalavegan.net/
Inca red quinoa stir-fry (LINK (http://vivalavegan.net/
Kidney bean macaroni
Lentil and spinach curry
Mild curry with rice flakes
Millet and tempeh stir-fry
Millet stir-fry with bean shoots
Mung bean fettuccini with spinach
Polenta cakes with stir-fried vegetables (LINK (http://vivalavegan.net/
Pumpkin and asparagus tofu
Quinoa and currant salad
Quinoa and dates stir-fry
Savoury pancake wraps
Stir-fry with red kidney beans
Sweet and sour quinoa
Sweet potato and pumpkin curry
Tempeh satay with Asian greens
Tofu and rice stir-fry
Vegetable pasta bake
Vegetable and chickpea salad
Wild rice and Mediterranean vegetables
Wild rice with eggplant
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There’s a Vegan in the Kitchen: Viva la Vegan’s Easy and Tasty Plant-Based Recipes by Leigh-Chantelle
Published by Epicentre Equilibrium Publishing
Illustrated by Sarah Kiser (http://www.artbysarahkiser.com/)
Photography by Carol Slater (http://c-s-
Designed by Adele Walker from Bambi Wants Revenge (http://bambiwantsrevenge.com)
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About Viva la Vegan!
Viva la Vegan! (http://vivalavegan.net/)
Through the vivalavegan.net website, Leigh-Chantelle’
Leigh-Chantelle is a published author, international speaker and blogger who lives mostly in Brisbane, Australia, where she runs the online vegan community Viva la Vegan! She coordinates in-person and online coaching and training for Online Etiquette Education, Engaging Volunteers, Staging Effective Events and Effective Activism.
Leigh-Chantelle is an accredited naturopath, nutritionist and Western herbalist (no longer practicing), who combines her passion for vegan health along with her natural therapies and healing skills. She has released three Viva la Vegan! recipe calendars, a plant-based Detox Diet eBook, various other recipe eBooks, re-released her recipe calendars as recycled recipe cards and has published many other print books.
Over the past 17 years since Leigh-Chantelle has been a vegan, she has been involved as a sponsor, performer, speaker, MC and stallholder for various animal rights, vegan, vegetarian, environmental and cruelty-free fundraisers, forums, conferences, festivals and events throughout Australia and Internationally.
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About the Illustrator:
Sarah Kiser is a full-time, self-taught artist living her dream of creating art. Infusing layers of richly textured colour with elements of whimsy, her artwork presents imagery that is at once hauntingly beautiful yet fiercely evocative – touching the viewer in a deeply personal way. A vegetarian since childhood, Sarah became a vegan and animal rights activist when she uncovered the cruelty behind the dairy and egg industry. She bases much of her artwork on animals and animal rights, hoping to inspire compassion in those who see her artwork.
About the Photographer:
Carol Slater became a full time photographer after finishing her studies in 2004. Weddings, portraits, music and events have kept her very busy over the last few years. A vegetarian for over 20 years and vegan for 4 years, Carol offers her photography skills to help give a voice to the billions of animals who are exploited in the name of food, fashion, entertainment and research. Carol works with various animal rights and rescue groups in Brisbane, Australia and her images are often seen in magazines, brochures and online.