But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!

But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan! : 125 recipes to win everyone over picky kids will try it, hungry adults won t miss meat, and holiday traditions can live on!

3.95 (213 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


In But I Could Never Go Vegan!, Kristy Turner proved that anyone can do it - with recipes that overturn common excuses, from "Vegan cooking is too hard" to "I could never give up cheese!" But cooking vegan for the whole family presents its own challenges ...or does it? Now, the 125 recipes in But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan! will leave even the most skeptical relatives begging for more. Like its predecessor, each chapter tackles a different objection: Don't have time to cook elaborate dinners? Try an easy weeknight solution: Quick Cauliflower Curry. Worried about satisfying the "meat and potatoes" eaters? Try Lazy Vegan Chile Relleno Casserole. Cooking for picky eaters? Try the ever-adaptable BLT Spring Rolls with Avocado. Turner's cheeky, inviting tone and satisfying, easy-to-follow recipes make it more possible than ever for families to dine happily together!
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22mm | 800g
  • United States
  • English
  • colour photographs
  • 1615193421
  • 9781615193424
  • 51,163

Review quote

"Turner dreamed up lighter, vegan alternatives to her family's favorite dishes. . . . Get ready to warm up from the inside out."--InStyle

"With a great sense of humor and a riposte for every possible excuse, Turner's book may have even the most reluctant family considering going vegan."--Publishers Weekly

"Turner does a great job of keeping the reader's mouth watering. Her writing is cheery and informal . . . this is a book to enjoy."--Booklist

"Dishes that will make even your non-vegan family members beg for second helpings."--The Nest

"This comprehensive resource for creating vegan versions of family recipes means we're loving our favorite childhood foods without relying on animal products."--Veg News

"These dishes are created for occasions as important as Thanksgiving and as informal as sleepovers. . . . This cookbook brings an unmatched depth of personal and culinary experience to the subject. Neither comprehensive nor epicurean, these are sensible recipes for real-life eating experiences."--Library Journal

"No one wants to say goodbye to their favorite childhood meals or family traditions. Luckily, in But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!, Kristy Turner once again proves that going plant-based doesn't have to mean going without--armed with a positive attitude, playful wit, and an array of mouthwatering recipes!"
--Angela Liddon, New York Times-bestselling author of The Oh She Glows Cookbook

"With grace and humor, and more than 100 exceptional vegan recipes, Kristy Turner helps people take significant steps toward eating more healthfully, living more mindfully, and creating positive dining experiences for both vegans and non-vegans sitting at the same table."
--Gene Baur, president and cofounder of Farm Sanctuary, author of Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food

"You won't believe these traditional family recipes gone vegan: Philly Reubens, Tempeh Sloppy Joe Sliders, Buffalo Cauliflower Wings--and Salted Vanilla Maple Blondies for dessert. It's a feast for every member of the family. Bring it on!"
--Chef Chloe Coscarelli, author of Chloe's Kitchen, Chloe's Vegan Desserts, and Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen

"An absolute treasure for the whole family--vegan or not!"--Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author of The 30-Day Vegan Challenge

"With more of the witty banter we've come to love, Kristy serves up recipes that are friendly to your pantry, traditions, events, family members, and children of all ages! Here are meals that everyone will remember."
--Richa Hingle, bestselling author of Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen

"A tender, humorous tribute to food as a form of connection, But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan! is a family-friendly cookbook and so much more! Ever gentle, welcoming, and wise, Kristy Turner will ease any new vegan's trepidations and she guides all readers through the ins and outs of sharing vegan food with reluctant--or even stubborn--family members. These vibrant, satisfying recipes are proof that plant-based food can occupy a celebrated place on any family's table."
--Gena Hamshaw, author of Food52 Vegan

"We all want to make better choices for our health, but what do you do when your own flesh and blood . . . seems to eat only flesh and blood?! Kristy's back with another great collection of inventive, delicious recipes that's sure to please even the most veggie-phobic members of your family!"
--Randy Clemens, author of The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook

2016 Foreword INDIES Silver Winner
show more

About Kristy Turner

A self-described former "die-hard cheese nerd," Kristy Turner is now the writer, recipe developer, and food stylist behind the vegan food blog Keepin' It Kind. Once a professional fromagier and mutterer of the words, "I could never be vegan," Kristy now loves her compassionate lifestyle and works with her photographer husband, Chris, to make veganism accessible, fun, and delicious for everyone. She lives in Marina del Rey, California.
show more

Rating details

213 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 33% (71)
4 40% (86)
3 16% (35)
2 8% (18)
1 1% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X