Learn How to Make Nutritious, Flavorful Meals Without Meat Are you confused by the many different foods, theories, fads, and techniques championed by various proponents of healthy eating? In Vegetarian Cooking for Starters, Blanche McCord gives straightforward, easy-to-follow dietary advice, explains what common vegetarian foods are, offers immediately useful explanations on how to prepare vegetarian dishes, and includes simple, savory recipes that will quickly help you add vegetarian meals to your diet. Most importantly, these low-fat recipes are delicious! Every recipe has been created with the help of thousands of taste-testers, assuring you that every dish will be both healthy and delectable. Whether you'd like to become a complete vegetarian, incorporate some vegetarian eating into your current diet, or just learn how to cook vegetarian food for a loved one, this book is for you. Blanche Agassy McCord was the head chef at The Expanding Light Yoga and Meditation Retreat for seven years, where she now teaches yoga, meditation, and vegetarian cooking classes. She learned Kosher and vegetarian cooking while growing up in Israel, studied Japanese cooking while living in Kyoto, Japan, and learned Ayurvedic, macrobiotic, and Indian cooking from premier California chefs.