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10 Vegan Books For Beginners to Gift This Christmas Season

by | December 12, 2018

I love giving and receiving books as gifts. They can last for a lifetime and pretty much everybody loves pouring through the pages of a real book instead of always being glued to a screen. Here is a list of my 10 favorite vegan books for beginners to gift this holiday season.

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer.

Eating Animals is a great book, an expose if you will. He gives us a deep look into factory farming in the meat and dairy industry and everything that they try to keep hidden from the public. Available on Amazon. 

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Thug Kitchen, the official cookbook by Matt Holloway and Michelle Davis

This is the ultimate recipe book for the bada**s cook in your life. Delicious recipes mixed with cheeky language this book is sure to be a hit. Available on Amazon.

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The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon

It is chock full of mouth-watering recipes that call for the freshest ingredients. This is a must-have for every vegan kitchen. Available on Amazon.

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That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals by Ruby Roth

This is a great introduction to veganism for early readers. With fun colorful illustrations of pigs, cows, quails, and turkeys, this book describes, in a way children can understand, the horrible conditions these animals are subjected to and teaches children about veganism. Grab yours HERE 

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Sprig the Rescue Pig by Lelsie Crawford and Sonja Stangl 

this is a wonderful children’s book that tells the journey of Sprig, the little pig who stumbles off a farm truck and finds his way to an animal sanctuary. This a great stocking stuffer vegan books for beginners for the younger crowd.  Available on Amazon.

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Steven the Vegan by Dan Bodenstein

 A sweet kids book about a boy who goes on a field trip with his class to a farmed animal sanctuary. Being the only vegan in his class Steven explains to his friend’s animals are their friends, not food, eventually converting them to become vegan. Available on Amazon.

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No Meat Athlete by Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Rominei 

An informative book full of healthy, plant-based, whole food recipes to fuel the vegan athlete. Available on Amazon.

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Main Street Vegan by Victoria Moran

It covers the whys and hows to becoming vegan and maintaining the healthy vegan lifestyle. A great book to give to your vegan-curious friends. Available on Amazon

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The Joy of Baking by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.

This book is known as the vegan baking bible, it is a classic and it belongs in every baker’s kitchen. Available on Amazon.

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Artisan Vegan Cheese by Miyoko Schinner.

With vegan cheese recipes ranging from your every-day vegan cheese to the ultimate gourmet treat. A must-have for the vegan-cheese lover. Available on Amazon.

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Any of your favorite vegan books for beginners missing from the list? Let us know in the comments. 

Julie Nealon

Associate Editor, New York USA | Contactable via [email protected]


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