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Vegetarian Food for Thought: Quotations & Inspirations

The ideas that motivate vegetarians -- animal welfare, personal health, the balance of nature -- are remarkably consistent. This gift book collects wise words by Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Alice Walker, Candice Bergen, Rachel Carson, Gandhi, and other notable vegetarians. See Cover

Food from the Mouth of Krishna: Feasts and Festivities in a North Indian Pilgrimage Centre (Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology)

Religious Vegetarianism: From Hesiod to the Dalai Lama

Although a Unitarian minister, the author is both vegetarian and antivivisectionist. His newest book is not about deriving support for these ethical teachings from Judeo-Christian scripture. Rather, this is a series of personal meditations on some of the more prominent events in the Hebrew Bible, considering how they relate to our treatment of animals. In the first chapter, Kowalski meditates on the creation narratives of Genesis and touches on our stewardship of the earth. He points out how like us the animals are, as they sing and dance and love as we do. The justification of vegetarianism through the doctrines of several major religious traditions. See Cover

The Healing Cuisine: India's Art of Ayurvedic Cooking

One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms. It prescribes various methods of synchronizing ourselves - physically and psychically - with the world around us, placing great emphasis on diet and the specific attributes of different foods. Following these principles, Johari explains the healing qualities that various foods and spices impart according to their subtle energies, indicating which recipes are appropriate for specific conditions of body and mind. See Cover

Diet For Transcendence: Vegetarianism and the World Religions

"Steven Rosen takes us on a fascinating journey back in time to explore the essential and often misunderstood roots of the world's major religious traditions, to discover how vegetarianism was a cherished part of their philosophy and practice." Nathaniel Altman, Author, Animal Liberation See Cover

Raising Vegetarian Children : A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony

Vegetarianism is more than just a dietary decision; it's a lifestyle choice. But establishing that lifestyle within the bounds of ever-changing family dynamics can be a challenge. Perhaps you're a new parent concerned about imposing your vegetarian lifestyle on your baby, or you may be the head of a meat-eating family confused by your child's recent decision to become a vegetarian. With the compassionate, authoritative advice in Raising Vegetarian Children, every parent--regardless of his or her dietary preference--will discover how to achieve healthy harmony in a vegetarian household. With nutrient-rich recipes for everything from breads to spreads, enticing entrées to delectable desserts, you'll meet and even exceed your child's dietary requirements. These veggie meals will smooth an infant's transition to solid foods or soothe the most finicky teen palate. Includes: helping your child cope with pressure to conform to a standard diet; ensuring that school officials, caregivers, and relatives abide by your child's dietary wishes; and dining out in nonvegetarian restaurants and celebrating traditional, meat-eating holidays. See Cover

Vegetarian Cookbooks