250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes Cookbook Giveaway 12/3


Everyone knows that vegetarian meals with beans, lentils and/or  tofu are good for you, but did you also know that you can enjoy healthy, gourmet food using these ingredients? You absolutely can and this tantalizing collection of recipes compiled by bestselling author and editor Judith Finlayson proves it. I received a copy of 250 best beans, lentils & tofu recipes for review and one Moms Own Words reader will win a copy of this cookbook!

250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes Cookbook Review

One of the reasons that I wanted to feature this cookbook of vegetarian recipes on my blog is the fact that a plant-based diet is easier on your digestion – not to mention it’s healthier, respectful of the environment, animal welfare and so on. Not to worry, I will always be a meat eater, but I can certainly cut down and have! Also, this is not a meat-free cookbook – some recipes call for meat, but all recipes contain either beans, lentils or tofu.

I made the Falafel Burgers with Creamy Sesame Sauce. Making the burgers was very easy, I just placed them all in the food processor until all was finely chopped. Next, with wet hands, I made 4 each patties using 1/4 cup of the mixture. I loved the consistency of these falafel burgers. They were very easy to form into patties and pan-fry. The creamy sesame sauce was very tasty. It required 7 easy-to-find ingredients.  The result was a delicious easy-to-make falafel burger with a creamy, tasty sauce. I loved these!

Flipping through the cookbook, I was impressed at the mouth-watering images of Refried Nachos, Beer-Braised Chili and Southwestern Shepherd’s pie. These are family-favorites and many of the recipes call for readily available ingredients. If you are looking to incorporate meat-free options like beans, lentils and tofu into your diet, this cookbook is a great place to start!

The following recipe is excerpted from 250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes by the editors of Robert Rose Inc.
2012 www.robertrose.ca All rights reserved: May not be reprinted without publisher permission.

About 250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Cookbook

These varied and globally-influenced recipes will give you a whole new perspective on the humble legume. Bean recipes range from elegantly continental dishes to authentic meals that take you back to the days of the Wild West. Discover new ways with lentils, which are a staple of Middle Eastern and Indian cooking. And tofu? Sure, it’s not much on its own but paired together with the other ingredients found in these recipes, it becomes something magical.

In a single collection, you can enjoy 250 of the best recipes created by the bestselling authors of Robert Rose along with nutrition information, preparation tips and serving suggestions. These recipes will not only appeal to vegetarians and vegans but to the ever growing number of people who simply wish to eat less animal protein in favor of healthy alternatives. It always means no longer having to prepare several different meals for one family — everyone, regardless of their leanings, can enjoy this delicious and incredibly satisfying food.

288 pages, 7″ X 10″ x 7/8″
32 pages of full color photographs, kitchen tips and serving suggestions, information on buying, storing and cooking legumes and tofu, index
EAN: 9780778804161
ISBN: [ 077880416X ]
24.95 CDN / 24.95 US

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The 250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes Cookbook is available on Amazon.com for $16.63.

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250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes Cookbook Giveaway

One Moms Own Words reader will win a copy of this cookbook!

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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 10 and 13. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging, you can find her working at her son’s school, or behind the wheel of her car in the roll of “taxi driver”. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.

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  1. Marie Darrer says

    I make a lentil loaf that is versatile and so yummy, one can change up the liquids and spices in it and make it fit in with any cuisine from Italian to Moroccan to Mexican and then some…it gets rave reviews, even from meat eaters!

  2. Rochelle says

    I like making this tofu teriyaki sandwiches. They taste like chicken and are delicious. Thanks!

  3. brandy c says

    Freeze burritos! I love them because you can reheat them for a quick eat and they’re so cheap!


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