Healthy, wholesome food should not only nourish you, it should taste good!
That is the basic philosophy behind the vegetarian cookbook The Inspired Plate. Work your way through these pages and you will find over 70 recipes that are full of flavor and always satisfying.
The Inspired Plate may be a meatless cookbook, but you don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy these recipes. The book is great for anyone that wants to incorporate more whole grains, fruits and vegetables into their everyday lives. These creative, yet approachable dishes provide new ideas for well balanced meals for the whole family.
Inside the book you will find recipes like:
- strawberry corn muffins
- carrot cake energy cookies
- cinnamon oat crackers
- apple, fennel and carrot slaw with an orange vinaigrette
- barley salad with nectarines and blueberries
- red lentil and black bean chili
- red bliss and parsnip mash
- artichoke picatta
- paella inspired stuffed poblanos
- butternut, black rice and kale bowl with a tahini dressing
- grilled pineapple with a honey walnut cookie
- strawberry mango popsicles
Alethea also shares her resources on helpful kitchen appliances and gadgets as well as a guide to stocking your pantry. Each recipe is accompanied by helpful cooking tips and tricks and many have full color photos.
“Alethea has nailed it with this new cookbook – the recipes call for high quality and whole ingredients that will nourish you from the inside out. The greatest part is that you will already find many of these ingredients in your refrigerator or kitchen cabinet which will cut down on grocery bills.”
– Tara Roscioli, Owner of Align Wellness Studio and Highway to Well
“The Inspired Plate brings a fresh and colorful flavor palate to wholesome plant-based food. If you’re simply trying to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet, traditional recipes like Multigrain Apple Pancakes and Barley Salad with Nectarines and Blueberries will feel welcome and satisfying. If you’re an old pro looking for new ideas you’ll appreciate the pops of flavor from unexpected ingredient combinations such as Maple Coconut Kale Chips and Moroccan Lentil Stew with Apricots and Raisins. Pleasing to all and a welcome addition to any book shelf.”
Cara Lyons, creator of the blog Cara’s Cravings