24 Best Vegan Cookbooks for Delicious Vegan Meals in 2016

A giant list of the best vegan cookbooks available this year.Being vegan can be tough if you’re new, but not if you have some of the best vegan cookbooks ready to help you make some awesome vegan recipes!

Here are some of the most recently published titles in vegan cooking.

All of these cookbooks are 100% vegan.

2016’s Best Vegan Cookbooks Available Now

Here are the best vegan cookbooks that have been published this year. Each one is amazing in its own way; check them all out below:

Baconish: Sultry and Smoky Plant-Based Recipes from BLTs to Bacon Mac & Cheese

BaconishIf you love bacon then this book is for you!

It’s the only vegan cookbook dedicated to making entirely plant-based bacon meals!

Enjoy everything from Quiche Lorraine to BLTs, bacon cheeseburgers, bacon apple fritters, bacon-stuffed French toast, pasta carbonara, and more.

Best of all, these bacon are just as flavorful as real bacon without the animal cruelty or cholesterol to clog up your arteries. It’s a win-win!

Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes

Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious RecipesMinimalist Baker’s highly anticipated cookbook is finally here!

It features 101 simple vegan recipes, each requiring only 10 ingredients or less, 1 pot or bowl, and under 30 minutes to prepare.

Recipes include nourishing breakfasts, hearty entrees, simple sides, and decadent desserts.

It’s one of the best vegan cookbooks for quick and simple meals.

Eaternity: More than 150 Deliciously Easy Vegan Recipes for a Long, Healthy, Satisfied, Joyful Life

Eaternity: More than 150 Deliciously Easy Vegan Recipes for a Long, Healthy, Satisfied, Joyful LifeEaternity is both a comprehensive vegan recipe and lifestyle book by vegan chef Jason Wrobel.

It features practical tips for creating mouth-watering vegan meals loaded with nutritional benefits that support health and longevity.

“What’s the big deal about living a long time?” Who doesn’t want to live longer while their having fun?

This cookbook has over 150 nutritious meat-free meals packed with comfort-food goodness.

100 Best Vegan Recipes

100 Best Vegan Recipes (100 Best Recipes)Robin Robertson, expert vegan chef, teach and food writer, presents a must have vegan cookbook featuring only the best 100 vegan recipes you’ll ever need to know as a cook.

Some of these featured recipes include asparagus edamame bisque, savory Provencal burgers, country-friend tofu with golden gravy, and crazy carrot cake.

It also provides a complete guide to a vegan kitchen and pantry, baking, and vegan protein.

It’s a perfect kitchen companion for any vegan cook, be it veteran or newbie!

PETA’S Vegan College Cookbook: 275 Easy, Cheap, and Delicious Recipes to Keep You Vegan at School

PETA'S Vegan College Cookbook: 275 Easy, Cheap, and Delicious Recipes to Keep You Vegan at SchoolPETA’s composed a great handbook for vegan cooking in college.

Now you can study hard while enjoying quality vegan meals on a budget. This cookbook includes over 250 recipes featuring:

• Vegan alternatives to milk, eggs, and meat
• Tips on stocking your dorm kitchen/mini-fridge
• Veganizing college staples like Ramen, Peanut Butter, and Potatoes

This is a perfect gift for college freshmen, or anyone who loves cooking on a budget!

Vegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick and Easy in Your Pressure Cooker

Vegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick and Easy in Your Pressure CookerJill Nussinow shows you how to make fast, fresh, flavorful vegan meals with a pressure cooker.

Some of the recipes included in this cookbook are:
• Harrisa-Glazed Carrots with Green Olives
• Thai Summer Vegetable Curry
• Pear Almond Upside Down Cake

If you want quick vegan meals and have a pressure cooker, then this book is for you!

The Make Ahead Vegan Cookbook: 125 Freezer-Friendly Recipes

The Make Ahead Vegan Cookbook: 125 Freezer-Friendly RecipesGinny McMeans shares 125 of her favorite home-style vegan recipes that can be prepped, cooked, and frozen for later.

Some of the featured recipes include:
• Sweet Potato Chili Logs
• Ranch Tacos
• Green Bean Casserole
• Soft Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

This is the perfect book for busy people who want to prep their meals in advance.

N’ice Cream: 80+ Recipes for Healthy Homemade Vegan Ice Creams

N'ice Cream 80+ Recipes for Healthy Homemade Vegan Ice CreamsIn this vegan cookbook Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio teach you how to make over 75 different decadent n’ice cream desserts.

What’s n’ice cream? Ice cream made from fruits!

Enjoy a variety of n’ice cream creations including soft serves, creamy concoctions, fresh sorbets, popsicles, and milkshakes.

This is a perfect summer time cookbook for people with an unyielding sweet tooth.

The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of Making Your Own Staples

The Homemade Vegan Pantry The Art of Making Your Own StaplesLearn how to create vegan ingredients to stock your pantry and fridge with Miyoko Schinner’s latest cookbook.

You’ll learn to make:
• Vegan yogurt & cheese
• Vegan butter
• Vegan mayo
• Vegan pasta sauces

And many other staple ingredients to be used in a variety of healthy cooking recipes.

Nourishing Noodles: Spiralize Nearly 100 Plant-Based Recipes for Zoodles, Ribbons, and Other Vegetable Spirals

Nourishing Noodles Spiralize Nearly 100 Plant-Based Recipes for Zoodles, Ribbons, and Other Vegetable SpiralsTime to whip out your spiralizer and start making some nourishing noodles today!

With nearly 100 plant-based noodle recipes, Chris Anca’s latest vegan cookbook teaches you how to enjoy making loads of dishes, including:

• Carrot Noodles with Zesty Garlic Sauce
• Ranch Noodle Salad with BBQ Almonds
• Butternut Squash Pancakes
• Coconut Cinnamon Carrot Cakes and more!

Naturally Lean: 125 Nourishing Gluten-Free, Plant-Based Recipes–All Under 300 Calories

Naturally Lean 125 Nourishing Gluten-Free, Plant-Based Recipes--All Under 300 CaloriesLose those extra pounds with Allyson Kramer’s newest cookbook featuring 125 lean meals each under 300 calories!

You’ll be making and eating:
• BBQ Kale Chips
• Avocado Chick’n Salad
• Cinnamon Plum Streusel & tons more

This is one of the best vegan cookbooks for weight-loss friendly meals this year.

Pure & Beautiful Vegan Cooking: Recipes Inspired by Rural Life in Alaska

Pure & Beautiful Vegan Cooking Recipes Inspired by Rural Life in AlaskaGet ready to cook up some healthy vegan dishes with Kathleen Henry’s newest collection of meals.

You’ll learn to craft these & more:
• Caramel Banana-Oat Pancakes
• Creamy Rosemary Chickpea Pasta
• Baked Sage Risotto with Mushrooms & Chard
• Vegetable Chowder with Arugula

Start living a compassionate and healthy vegan lifestyle today!

Raw. Vegan. Not Gross.: All Vegan and Mostly Raw Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Raw. Vegan. Not Gross. All Vegan and Mostly Raw Recipes for People Who Love to EatYouTube star Laura Miller teaches you how to create yummy raw vegan meals!

Engage your taste buds with over 100 raw vegan recipes including:

• Avocado Grapefruit Bowls
• Sweet Potato Curry
• Spicy Mango Chile Wraps
• Lavender Cheesecake
• & Many More!

Protein Ninja: Power through Your Day with 100 Hearty Plant-Based Recipes that Pack a Protein Punch

Protein Ninja Power through Your Day with 100 Hearty Plant-Based Recipes that Pack a Protein PunchWhat’s the number one concern with vegan meals? Protein!

This cookbook debunks that myth, showing you how to load up on that muscle-gaining nutrient to get massive vegan gains.

Some awesome protein-rich recipes include:
• Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Bowl
• Golden Corn Hemp Protein Waffles
• Cheezy Herb Kale Scones
• Black Bean Hemp Brownies & More

2016’s Upcoming Vegan Cookbooks

Here’s a list of some of the best vegan cookbooks that are yet to come!

All of the following will be available by December, so pre-order today for those perfect vegan Christmas gifts!

Vegans Go Nuts: Celebrate Protein-Packed Nuts and Seeds with More than 100 Delicious Plant-Based Recipes

Available: July 1, 2016

Vegans Go Nuts Celebrate Protein-Packed Nuts and Seeds with More than 100 Delicious Plant-Based RecipesCeline Steen brings you the ultimate guide to protein-rich recipes packed with nuts!

Nuts aren’t just for snacking, they’re great protein-packed cooking ingredients.

Learn to make over 100 recipes including:
• Peanut Butter Farina
• Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Muffins
• Simple Nutty Cheese

Go nuts for nuts with this nutty vegan cookbook!

Vegan Bowl Attack!: More than 100 One-Dish Meals Packed with Plant-Based Power

Available: July 1, 2016

Vegan Bowl Attack! More than 100 One-Dish Meals Packed with Plant-Based PowerWhat’s the fasted and easiest way to make vegan meals? With a bowl!

Jackie Sobon shows you how to combine the right plant-based ingredients to create more than 100 stunning and delicious vegan bowls, featuring:
• Peanut Butter Pretzel Oatmeal
• Tex-Mex Potato Salad
• Kimchi Bowl with Red Curry Almond Sauce

Out of all of the best vegan cookbooks here, this is a must have for vegan bowls!

Easy Vegan Breakfasts & Lunches: The Best Way to Eat Plant-Based On the Go

Available: August 23, 2016

Easy Vegan Breakfasts & Lunches The Best Way to Eat Plant-Based On the GoThere are tons of cookbooks to help vegans with dinner, but what about breakfast and lunch?

Maya Sozer gives you over 70 quick, easy, and delicious vegan breakfast and lunch dishes to satisfy your hunger. Recipes include:
• Overnight Chocolate Rawnola
• Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls
• Spinach Lentil Patties & More

Start making awesome breakfasts today.

Oh She Glows Every Day: Quick and Simply Satisfying Plant-based Recipes

Available: September 6, 2016

Oh She Glows Every Day Quick and Simply Satisfying Plant-based RecipesAngel Liddon’s highly anticipated cookbook features more than 100 quick n’ easy whole food plant based recipes to keep you glowing every day!

Learn to make staple dishes such as:
• Oh Em Gee Veggie Burgers
• Fusilli Lentil-Mushroom Bolognese
• Ultimate Flourless Brownies
• And many more!

This is a perfect gift for any fan of the Oh She Glows vegan blog!

Easy. Whole. Vegan.: 100 Flavor-Packed, No-Stress Recipes for Busy Families

Available: September 6, 2016

Easy. Whole. Vegan. 100 Flavor-Packed, No-Stress Recipes for Busy FamiliesTired of watching her daughters consume processed foods, Melissa Kang crafted tons of wholesome vegan meals for them. This cookbook features her top 100 vegan & gluten free recipes for healthy wholesome meals, including:

• Chickpea Stuffed Cucumbers
• Chili Mac & Cheese
• Beet, Orange & Ginger Juice

Start cooking wholesome vegan meals today!

Aquafaba: Sweet and Savory Vegan Recipes Made Egg-Free with the Magic of Bean Water

Available: October 4, 2016

Aquafaba: Sweet and Savory Vegan Recipes Made Egg-Free with the Magic of Bean WaterDiscover all the wondrous and delicious things you can make with aquafaba in its very own cookbook!

Learn how to bean liquid was discovered and how to use it to make fluffy and rich:
• Waffles & Crepes
• Macarons & Marshmallows
• & More

Aquafaba is the only one of its kind in our series of the best vegan cookbooks available this year.

The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook: Entertaining for Absolutely Every Occasion

Available: October 25, 2016

The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook Entertaining for Absolutely Every OccasionBesting selling author Isa Chandra Moskowitz is back with a new cookbook that proves that holiday vegan food can be simple, delicious, and super fun!

Learn to make amazing holiday staples like:
• Cinnamon Apple Crepes
• Cheeseburger Pizza
• Biscuits and Gravy, and many more!

This cookbook is perfect for the end-of-the-year holiday season!

Vegan Mexico: Soul-Satisfying Regional Recipes from Tamales to Tostadas

Available: November 1, 2016

Vegan Mexico Soul-Satisfying Regional Recipes from Tamales to TostadasOut of all the best vegan cookbooks on this list, this is the only one dedicated to one of the best types of ethnic foods around: Mexican!

From the bestselling author of Vegan Tacos, enjoy even more vegan takes on Mexican cuisine with:
• Oaxacan Black Beans
• Four Chile Noodle Soup
• Sonoran Machaca Burritos & More

This cookbook comes out just in time for Mexican-styled vegan Thanksgiving dinners.

Homestyle Vegan: Easy, Everyday Plant-Based Recipes

Available: November 1, 2016

Homestyle Vegan Easy, Everyday Plant-Based RecipesAmber St. Peter creates comfort-food styled vegan dishes to a T.

Her dishes include one-of-a-kind ingredients to make extraordinary vegan dishes:
• Butternut Squash Mac & “Cheese”
• Bread Pudding with Baked Persimmons
• Apple Cinnamon Dutch Baby

Get this cookbook if you want veganized dishes that remind you of your mom’s home cooking.

But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!: 125 Recipes to Win Everyone Over

Available: November 15, 2016

But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!: 125 Recipes to Win Everyone OverKristy Turner, bestselling author of But I Could Never Go Vegan! brings you 125 stress-free plant-based family meal vegan recipes!

• Want simple dinners? Try Quick Cauliflower Curry
• Worried about satisfying “meat & potato” fans? Try the Lazy Vegan Chile Relleno Casserole
• Picky eaters? Try BLT Avocado Spring Rolls

This is the perfect cookbook for stubborn families who think vegan cooking is impossible!

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