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Mindful Vegan Meals

Food is Your Friend

Maria Koutsogiannis


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Nourishing Vegan Recipes for a Healthy, Confident You

In this fearless cookbook, Maria Koutsogiannis, creator of FoodByMaria, shares the vibrant vegan recipes that paved her way to healing and self-acceptance.

Every nutrient-packed recipe marks a milestone for Maria—follow along as she makes delicious discoveries. Mushroom and White Trufe Oil Risotto is a reminder that carbs are not the enemy, Self-Love Buddha Bowl with Baked Falafel is Maria’s go-to when she needs an energy boost and Easy Thai-Infused Coleslaw Salad represents a trip abroad that changed her whole way of thinking. Find recipes for fun homemade sauces and dressings, as well as naturally sweetened juices, snacks and treats to fuel your body and mind.

By opening up about her battle with bulimia—with honest accounts from the ups and downs of recovery and advice on creating a healthy, meaningful relationship with food—Maria’s story is that of a hopeful, supportive friend. Her heartfelt stories and flavorful recipes will inspire confidence and joy in and out of the kitchen.

Praise For Mindful Vegan Meals: Food is Your Friend

“Maria's new cookbook is as colorful, practical and gorgeous as the vibrant, humble and talented author herself. I can't wait to try these recipes and enjoy the delicious gifts Maria has provided here for us all.” —Emily von Euw, bestselling author, creator of This Rawsome Vegan Life

“With this book, Maria shows each of us how healing—and enjoyable—food can truly be.” —Sam Murphy, founder of So Beautifully Real

“Maria's unfiltered approach to spreading the message of self-love has resonated with me in ways no other influencer has. Her recipes tell the best stories; they draw me in so quickly and make me feel right at home. It's evident that she has poured her heart and soul into this book.” —Amanda Le, founder of Raw Manda

“With stunning photography and delicious recipes, this book will help inspire many on their health journey.” —Taline Gabrielian, founder of Hippie Lane

“Maria’s no-nonsense approach to getting a grip on life and being the best version of yourself is not only evident—it's infectious. She shows you how to make delicious, healthy, vegan cuisine with a much needed reminder that you owe it to yourself to eat healthier and more importantly, to love yourself enough to do so.” —Timothy Pakron, founder of Mississippi Vegan

Page Street Publishing, 9781624145759, 208pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2018

About the Author

MARIA KOUTSOGIANNIS is the blogger behind FoodByMaria. Her recipes have been featured by Impact magazine, Whole Foods and Food Network Canada. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.