Vegan Lunch Box (Paperback)

130 Amazing, Animal-Free Lunches Kids and Grown-Ups Will Love!

By Jennifer McCann

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9781600940729, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2008

List Price: 19.95*
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Quick and easy plant-based recipes and menus -- with allergen information and allergen-free options -- for feeding happy, healthy kids.

If you think vegan lunchtime means peanut butter and jelly day after day, think again! Based on the wildly popular blog of the same name, Vegan Lunch Box offers an amazing array of meat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free meals and snacks. All the recipes are organized into menus to help parents pack quick, nutritious, and irresistible vegan meals. Ideal for everyday and special occasions, Vegan Lunch Box features tips for feeding even the most finicky kids. It includes handy allergen-free indexes identifying wheat-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free recipes, and product recommendations that make shopping a breeze.

About the Author

Jennifer McCann is the creator of the Vegan Lunch Box blog, which won PETA's Proggy Award for Blog of the Year and VegNews' Veg Webby Award for Best Family Blog. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Praise For Vegan Lunch Box: 130 Amazing, Animal-Free Lunches Kids and Grown-Ups Will Love!

"McCann's recipes are easy to follow."—Library Journal Xpress Review

"A fun new collection of vegan recipes that I will be turning to regularly this fall."—New York Daily, food editor's blog

"The recipes are fun to make as a family and good enough for Mom and Dad to enjoy as well."—Boston Metro

"McCann's book is great for children willing to try new foods, but who might be stuck in a lunchbox rut. As the title implies, the recipes are all vegan, but they still offer plenty of appeal."—Associated Press

"Chock full of uncomplicated recipes for clever noontime fare."—Mothering

"Even if you're not vegan, I would give this cookbook a look. It can be an inspiration."—Colorado Springs Gazette