Delicious, innovative and easy-to-prepare recipes for everyone in search of meal-planning options to fit the vegan lifestyle. These tempting vegan options include a wide and varied range of tantalizing meal ideas -- from amazing appetizers and salads to hearty soups, incredibly satisfying main courses and decadent desserts. This outstanding cookbook contains so much more than just incredible vegan offerings (that are also guaranteed to appeal to non-vegans and non-vegetarians) -- it also includes comprehensive and useful information on everything from stocking a vegan pantry to helpful kitchen tools and equipment. And what really sets this book apart from other vegan cookbooks is the "Vegan from Scratch" chapter which provides information on making everything from Vegan Bouillon to Soy Cream Cheese and Smokey Maple Tofu Bacon Slices. These recipes really bring a wholly authentic vegan lifestyle into the home kitchen! Just a small sampling of the appealing and easy-to-prepare recipes: Chile Dusted Cornmeal Garbanzo Fries, Sopapillas Southwestern Cornmeal Pizza, Cilantro Black Bean Burger Potato Gnocchi with Lemon-Garlic Sauce Spinach and Pumpkin Curry, Blackened Corn Chowder Blackberry Mint Sorbet, Chocolate Cherry Brownies All these dishes are so easy to prepare yet so delicious that everyone who loves food -- non-vegans and non-vegetarians included -- will enjoy them.