Beverly Oliver

Sojourn to Healthy Eating: Tasty Alkaline & Vegetarian Recipes

Sojourn to Healthy Eating: Tasty Alkaline & Vegetarian Recipes is a cookbook with over 170 alkaline, vegetarian, and vegan recipes. It is a good resource for those considering a transition to more plant-based and gluten-free meals. It has six chapters: Appetizers & Beverages, Soups & Salads, Vegetables & Side Dishes, Main Dishes, Desserts, and This & That (a hodgepodge of meals like gravies, flatbreads and walnut crumbs). There is also an Index. The recipes are desi hodgepodge of meals like gravies, flatbreads and walnut crumbs). There is also an Index. The recipes are designed to simulate traditional foods people have eaten for generations. For example, a recipe such as Savory Breakfast Sausage is a no-meat meal with all vegetables and spices like sea salt, onion powder, cumin, fennel seeds, rosemary and cayenne pepper. All the smoothie recipes contain either coconut water, coconut milk or frozen fruit. No dairy. No yogurt. But readers will be pleasantly surprised to find cheese in the cookbook. Cashew Cheese with scallions is a delicious and easy-to-make cheese. There's also Cashew Parmesan Cheese to sprinkle on pasta. The pasta dishes are made with 100% spelt pasta or kamut. For grains, quinoa is the new rice in Sojourn to Healthy Eating, mushrooms the new meat. Readers will also find recipes that children can make, such as kale-pineapple ice pops. read more