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3 vegetarian cookbooks that cater to plant-based diets

Find recipes for cauliflower “Buffalo wings” and lentil sliders.

New cookbooks out this month cater to vegan

New cookbooks out this month cater to vegan and vegetarian lifestyles. Photo Credit: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Rodale Books / Center Street

Whether you follow a strictly vegan or vegetarian diet, or are just trying to eat less meat throughout the week, the plant-based cookbook category continues to grow.

Three new releases out this month offer up health-conscious recipes that are completely meat-free — and either vegan or mostly vegan — with recipes heavy on vegetables, fruits and nuts (with plenty of imitations, like cauliflower “Buffalo wings” and lentil sliders).

Here’s a breakdown on the new titles:

‘Vegan Reset’

Tag: The 28-Day Plan to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle

Author: Kim-Julie Hansen, New York-based blogger behind the Instagram account @bestofvegan

Who it’s for: Recipes, tips and meal plans — plus exercise and meditation guides — for new vegans, or those looking to get back to a vegan diet or for inspiration

Out: Now, $24.99

‘Simple Green Meals’

Tag: 100+ Plant-Powered Recipes to Thrive from the Inside Out

Author: Jen Hansard, co-founder of the wellness website Simple Green Smoothies

Who it’s for: Quick vegetarian meals (with substitutions to make it vegan), meal prep and shopping tips geared toward the whole family

Out: Sept. 11, $24.99

‘The Reducetarian Cookbook’

Tag: 125 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes for Omnivores, Vegans, and Everyone In-Between

Author: Brian Kateman, co-founder of the nonprofit Reducetarian Foundation, with recipes by Pat Crocker

Who it’s for: Plant-based recipes for those looking to gradually eat fewer animal products

Out: Sept. 18, $21.99

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