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Cookbook Review: Vegan Success

Updated on March 5, 2008

If you enjoy delicious food that is easy to prepare, you're likely to really enjoy learning how to prepare the delicious dishes in Vegan Success: Scrumptious, Healthy Vegan Recipes for Busy People by Susan Daffron and James H. Byrd. Whether you follow the vegan lifestyle or are simply interested in adding a few new recipes to your cooking repertoire, this book is sure to be a great addition to your collection of cookbooks.

The book starts out with a brief description on what it means to be vegan, followed by a vegan glossary that clearly explains a few of the less common items called for in recipes throughout the book, such as miso, tahini, tempeh, and other ingredients common to vegan cooking. There is also a vegan shopping list which lists particular product brands recommended by the authors and resources for finding them.

Further, the book provides a comprehensive list of non-vegan items to watch for on labels so you'll have an easier time selecting packaged foods that are truly vegan in nature. There are also suggestions regarding substitutions that can be made in traditional recipes to make them vegan compliant, such as using soymilk to replace milk and tempeh to replace ground beef.

Vegan Success Recipes

You can preview a few tasty recipes from the book by visiting, where you'll find free instructions for making California Carrot Soup, Chocolate Zucchini Bread, and Faux Cheese Sauce. You can also receive "10 Tips to Help You Get a Vegan Meal on the Table Fast" when you register on the website.

In the book itself, you'll find a ton of tasty recipe treats, in a number of different categories. You'll learn how to make delicious vegan breads, legumes, sauces, sandwiches, soups, starch side dishes, vegetable side dishes, desserts, and much more.

A few of the most interesting and delicious recipes you'll find in the book are:

  • Baba Eggplant
  • Carrots Baked in Horseradish Cream
  • Mild Sesame Peanut Dressing
  • Mustard Roasted Potatoes With Herbs
  • Savory Pitas
  • Spicy White Bean Salad
  • Squash and Green Bean Medley
  • Vegan Herb and Garlic Soda Bread
  • Vegan Orange-Spice Cake
  • Many other appealing dishes

If these recipe ideas sound delicious to you, you'll be thrilled to learn just how easy they are to prepare and enjoy. Vegan Success: Scrumptious, Healthy Vegan Recipes for Busy People simplifies vegan cooking so that anyone can prepare yummy and healthful vegan dishes and meals quickly and easily at home. Everyone in your family is sure to enjoy the tasty recipes you learn how to make!


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