I am frequently asked when I am writing a book, if I am writing a book or if already have one and the answer to that is not any time soon, probably never and no!
Biggest procrastinator right here......
Anyway one of the reasons I started the blog was to share recipes and knowledge freely with anyone interested in eating plant based for health.
There are so many amazing books on plant based & vegan cooking that it becomes overwhelming and in all honesty we don't need hundreds of different recipes. Most folks buy cookery books then never make anything and I have to admit even I am guilty of that but in my defense I buy a lot of books, for research purposes!
My favourite authors are Lee Watson, Aine Carlin and Anna Jones who all have amazing cookery books and I'd highly recommend them.
I have to say that I love nothing better than settling down to read a new cookery book, its one of lifes pleasures, and planning which recipes to try first. I am old fashioned in that I prefer a good old book made of paper than on line or e books but there is a place for them and to be honest its much easier to upload a wee selection of recipes.
I am always drawn to healthier options and will often adapt recipes to make them more healthy. The majority of the recipes I share are vegan and in fact all of the recipes in my wee e book are vegan.
So this brings me back to this wee E book, which I have to admit, Jenna my rather creative daughter put together for me!
I would never have got around to it, technology is not my thing and it would be beyond my capabilities to format and put this book together, so big thanks to Jenna for doing it for me.
We all have strengths and weaknesses and no one is good at everything. I prefer to focus on what I am good at and not stress out about the things I'm not!
In my opinion, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness!!
Jenna put a similar wee book together many years ago when she was raising money to go to Sri Lanka and India to volunteer with street kids.
In true Jenna style, she didn't want to just do the usual sponsored event, so decided to focus on her strength at the time, which was her passion for vegan cooking.
She hosted vegan dinner parties and just asked people to pay what they thought it was worth.
They were a huge success and everyone loved the food, even though there was not one vegan among them!
Jenna put together a fab wee book with her recipes, and some lovely photos and quotes, and we sold 150 of them. Everyone who attended the dinner parties bought at least one and most people ordered an extra one. I still have the book and I always said if I ever did get around to writing a book, I would keep it simple and follow Jennas format.
Tried and tested family favourite recipes, all simple but delicious and healthy, with lovely photos and a few wee favourite quotes, which is exactly what this book is.
The photographs with the quotes are Jennas. She is also an ace photographer!
Back to the book, it has 4 sections;
Nourishing Soups & Salads
and there is a very useful Cupboard Essentials List at the beginning, with all you need to stock up a healthy kitchen.
The last page of the book lists all the recipes in Categories with links to each individual recipe which is a useful way to find your favourites and save you time scrolling through the whole book!
Its really simple to download the book, just click on the link above the Subscribe box and the book will magically be downloaded to your device!
Alternatively, you can print the book out!!
Our health is our greatest asset and there is no time like NOW, to introduce healthier options.
I can guarantee that all the recipes in the book are absolutely delicious and will wow your taste buds, nourish and energise your body and impress your family and friends!
You have nothing to lose and lots to gain so go ahead and download the book, remember its free and you will give you access to lots of my favourite recipes in one place!
You can also Subscribe to the blog, if you haven't already, so you won't miss any new recipes. Just put your details in the boxes and click Subscribe and you're all signed up!
I would appreciate any feedback from anyone who downloads my wee book!
....your health in your hands....
10/5/2017 01:28:32 pm
Love the ebook - it's so colourful and a pleasure to look at. I still use Jenna's original book for some favourite recipes. I hope the numbers of people following your advice on healthy eating is steadily increasing ....you've certainly converted me over the years and I do my best in passing the message on to others!!
10/6/2017 12:26:05 pm
Hi Catherine, thanks so much for your comment and for passing on the healthy eating message! I'm so pleased you like the e book! I also still use Jenna's wee book! Hope you find some new favourites in this one!
10/6/2017 12:15:12 am
Forgive my ignorance but how do I download it Janice, can't see a link or anything that tells me how to. Xx
10/6/2017 12:28:46 pm
Hi Brenda, just go to the side bar at the right side of the blog, there is a Subscribe box and just above it is the link to down load the e book. Jenna set it all up for me and its quite simple. Let me know if any problems.!
10/6/2017 07:32:07 am
Hi Janice. The ebook looks great but like Brenda, I can't find where to download. xx
10/6/2017 12:29:53 pm
Hi Davina, just go to the side bar at the right side of the blog, there is a Subscribe box and just above it is the link to down load the e book. Let me know if any problems.!
10/9/2017 10:38:05 am
What a beautiful book Janice! So many recipes I want to cook right now!! Sweet Potato and Bean Burgers look awesome:) Thanks so much for creating such an wonderful collectionx
10/10/2017 10:33:23 pm
Oh thanks so much Lee! That's means a lot coming from my favourite vegan author! The recipes are all fairly simple! You should try the Beetroot Marinara, it's delicious! You remain my flavour inspiration, your food is awesome!!
10/14/2017 08:12:24 pm
10/15/2017 11:09:52 am
Hi Jill, just go to the side bar at the right side of the blog, there is a Subscribe box and just above it is the link to down load the e book. Let me know if any problems.! If you are using your phone then scroll right down to the end of the post until you see the Subscribe Box then the link to the e book is just above it. Its in bold print so you should see it!
10/17/2017 09:36:02 pm
Wow! What an amazing e-book, 37 pages of colourful and imaginatively presented recipes! I can hardly wait to try so many of them, starting with chocolate ganache pots. This book is Perfect to refer to for my Christmas guests and upcoming dinner party. I've downloaded it into iBooks on my phone so I can easily refer to it and use to buy the ingredients in the shops. I love the lists of essential items too, this is so helpful.
10/17/2017 10:39:03 pm
Hi Elaine, so glad you like it! I hope you find some new favourite recipes! It's good to have a wee selection of recipes all in the one place!
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