Vegetarian Cookbook Review: American Wholefoods Cuisine


Whether or not you are a vegetarian, American Wholefoods Cuisine by Nikki & David Goldbeck is a terrific addition to your cookbook collection. This book is jam-paced with 1,300 recipes for healthy and delicious foods. With such a huge variety of recipe options, there is something for just about everyone in this delightful vegetarian cookbook.

This outstanding book provides detailed information about the benefits of wholefoods and healthy nutrition for overall wellness. In addition to the huge quantity of recipes that makes this book an excellent value, you'll also find detailed menu planning guidelines, special occasion meal ideas, and many other terrific tips designed to help readers incorporate sound nutritional concepts into their everyday dining habits.

My Recipe Favorites

With so many recipes from which to choose, I had a hard time narrowing my choices down to just a few different dishes to test. So far, everything I have tried has been absolutely delicious. I'm looking forward to trying more American Wholefoods Cuisine recipes in the near future.

For now, my ten favorite recipes from American Wholefoods Cuisine are:

  • Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Chinese Hot and Sour Soup
  • Chopped Eggplant Steak
  • Curry Dip
  • Mexican Corn Soup
  • Mushroom Gravy
  • Mushroom Paprikash
  • New England Bean Chowder
  • Pasta Fagioli Soup
  • Zucchini Pancakes

If you're interested in learning how to make great vegetarian recipes for every meal occasion, it's most definitely worth your while to check out the book described as "a vegetarian Joy of Cooking" by Newsday magazine and a "monumental work" by Vegetarian Times. The recipes are so tasty that your family members and friends will never guess that you used such a health resource to learn how to make your delicious dishes.

About the Authors

The husband and wife writing team of Nikki and David Goldbeck have written a number of books designed to meet the needs of individuals who want to enjoy tasty and delicious foods that are also represent health conscious nutritional choices. The Goldbeck's have been cookcing together and writing about food since the 1970s, and they have definitely left their mark on the American Diet.

Additional publications by the Goldbecks include:

  • Choose to Reuse: An Encyclopedia of Services, Products, Programs & Charitable Organizations That Foster Reuse
  • Eat Well the YoChee Way
  • Goldbeck's Little Book of Oats
  • Healthy Highways: The Traveler's Guide to Healthy Eating
  • The Goldbeck's Guide to Good Food
  • The Good Breakfast Book
  • The Healthiest Diet in the World
  • The Supermarket Handbook
  • Additional publications

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Sally Dillon 9 years ago from Pacific Northwest

Mmm. Mushroom Paprikash sounds good. Is it okay for you to post that recipe, or is that against the copyright?

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mgwhite 9 years ago from Mobile, AL Author

Hi Sally - I can't post the one from the book, but here are a few similar ones in the public domain: Enjoy! ~ Mary

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Sally Dillon 9 years ago from Pacific Northwest

Thank you!

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Shelly McRae 9 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

Sounds like a great book! My kids are vegetarians and I'm always on the lookout for new recipes.

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