7 Cookbooks For People Who Want To Eat More Plants

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Written by Jenny Rose Edwards

Eating more plants has never been easier. We now have access to tonnes of information regarding nutrition, information on how our diets affect the planet, the animals etc. Though, no matter where you look, all signs point toward eating more fruit and vegetables! 

You don’t have to be vegan or vegetarian to enjoy these recipe books, and you don’t even have to be a reducetarian. If you enjoy good food, and want to find tasty recipes that include lots of plants (that never compromise on flavor), then you’ll love the following books. 

Deliciously Ella The Plant-Based Cookbook


Deliciously Ella has created nothing short of an empire within the plant-based world. It started up as a blog, then flourished into a cookbook and even a deli in London. A lot of Deliciously Ella recipes are centred around health.

Recipes you might find in this book: Spiced Peanut Sweet Potatoes and Five Bean Chilli with Corn Bread. 

BOSH!: Simple Recipes. Amazing Food. All Plants. 


Also known as, the fasted-selling vegan cookbook ever. Henry and Ian are the mastermind’s behind BOSH!, which all started as a recipe channel. They have also just released their second cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH!

Recipes you might find in this book: Cauliflower Buffalo Wings and Mushroom Wellington Roast.

Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking


This book contains 101 plant-based, mostly gluten-free, easy and delicious recipes. Minimalist Baker is a well established recipe blog, but the cookbook contains a whole new batch of recipes that have never been seen on the blog before. All of the recipes require 30 minutes or less, or 10 ingredients or less to prepare! This book focuses a lot on creating quick and easy, yet super tasty meals.

Recipes you might find in this book: Loaded Thai Baked Sweet Potatoes and Southwestern Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip.

The Reducetarian Cookbook


With over 125 delicious, easy, healthy recipes by award-winning cookbook author Pat Crocker,  The Reducetarian Cookbook helps us adopt the simple, flexible, and healthful reducetarian approach. This book explains flex recipes, offers suggested, simple ingredient swaps, an introduction to reducetarian ingredients, tips for plant-based entertaining and more.

Recipes you might find in this book: Veggie Pot Pie and Tuscan Pizza.

The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes And Guidance For The Whole Family


Rich Roll is an athlete turned wellness and plant-based nutrition advocate. In 2014, he and his chef wife, Julie Piatt, published this bestselling cookbook. Not only does the book share more than 120 easy, whole food recipes, but it also shares how a plant-based lifestyle has benefited their whole family. 

Recipes you might find in this book: smoothies, juices, desserts, breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-to-Make Salads You Don't Have to Be Vegan to Love


Terry Hope is an award-winning chef as well as author of Salad Samurai. The book’s intention is to rescue salads from their reputation of being boring and bland. It’s an ideal guide book to preparing salads as it includes lots of dressing ideas, delicious toppings and more. 

Recipes you might find in this book: Mushroom, Barley, and Brussels Harvest Bowl and Seitan Bacon Wedge Salad.

Plant-Based Cookbook: Good for your Heart, your Health, and your Life

This book has over 200 delicious recipes, as well as practical information to help you incorporate more fruit and vegetables into your diet. The great thing about this cookbook is that the recipes are developed to have similar flavours and textures to classic meat and dairy dishes, in order to ease you into a more plant-based diet. 

Recipes you might find in this book: Mushroom Lasagna, and Almond and Breadcrumb-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers