The Green Teen Cookbook

The Green Teen Cookbook

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Going green is hard to doespecially when it comes to food. There are acronyms to learn, labels to decipher, seasons to accommodate, and grocery stores to navigateand that's before you even turn on the stove! The Green Teen Cookbook cuts through the chaos and shows teens how to shop smarter, cook more consciously, and eat a healthier diet. And in addition to the 70+ incredible recipes (created by teens, for teens), the book also includes: Illuminating essays about freeganism, flexitarians, vegetarianism, and more Tips about how to shop on a budget and get the most out of what you already have in your pantry A seasonal key that ensures the freshness of the recipes (and a minimal carbon footprint) Photos for each of the 70+ recipes
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 203 x 251 x 13mm | 499g
  • China
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 1936976587
  • 9781936976584
  • 1,989,006

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*The Best Sustainable Food Book in the UK, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (2012)*
"Color photos, clear instructions, and quotes from the teens providing the recipes should help bolster the confidence of young cooks." - Publishers Weekly
"This by-teens, for-teens cookbook focuses on specific ways teens can live a healthy, environmentally conscious life without sacrificing the food they love. ...Cleanly laid out with photos of the teen contributors and the dishes themselves, this introduction to green eating is informative without being preachy." - Kirkus Reviews

"This simple, direct, and easy-to-follow cookbook may help teens become better eaters as they become more invested in the effort it takes to create a great meal. The cookbook is punctuated with short, encouraging testimonials from the teens who contributed the recipes. ...This cookbook is a much-needed guide to help teens develop healthy eating habits. The recipes contain common ingredients that most people have in their homes. There are many quick tips that even experienced cooks can learn from. The directions are written in an entertaining and teen-friendly style. ...It has enough ideas to make it the basic go-to source for daily dinner inspiration. It is the winner for the Best Sustainable Food Book in the United Kingdom." - Voice of Youth Advocates

"Truly, anyone interested in incorporating fresher ingredients into a more mindful diet without sacrificing taste, creativity, and quality will enjoy The Green Teen Cookbook." - Foreword Reviews

"Global, elegant and very impressive recipes." - Foodies West
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About Laurane Marchive

Laurane Marchive studied journalism at the Institute of Political Sciences, Lille, and Modern French Literature at the Sorbonne, Paris. After working as a journalist in France, Indonesia, and India, she moved to London where she is now working as an editor, translator, and rights agent. She also works as a freelance circus performer.

Pam McElroy is an editor and caterer living in San Francisco, California. She edits books of all genres and caters under the name Meatball Maven. Her favorite hobbies are reading cookbooks cover to cover and cooking epic meals for her friends and family. She lives with her husband, Albie, and cat, Stella.
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3.65 out of 5 stars
- 54 ratings
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4 41% (22)
3 31% (17)
2 6% (3)
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