With more and more celebrities joining the vegan movement, it’s great to see our favourite stars sharing their vegan recipes. From recommending vegan cookbooks and documentaries, celebrities can be a fantastic source of vegan inspiration these days. Stars like Lizzo, Mya and Natalie Portman all love to share their vegan eats on social media. Some have even gone so far as to write their own vegan cookbooks.
If you’re interested in what your favourite stars are cooking, look no further. You’ll find healthy whole-food meals and dishes from around the world with the following celeb-penned vegan cookbooks.
Alicia Silverstone is most recognisable from her 90s classic film Clueless, but she’s also well-known as a vegan chef. Her cookbook The Kind Diet is a must-have vegan cookbook in any kitchen. You’ll find healthy vegan recipes for dishes like Radicchio Pizza with Truffle Oil, Moroccan Couscous with Saffron, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. Alicia also gives advice and encouragement for those looking to make the vegan switch, emphasising the health, environmental and ethical benefits of a vegan diet. Her follow-up book, The Kind Mama, gives pregnancy and childrearing advice for vegan moms and moms-to-be.
The first vegan baker to win Cupcake Wars, Chloe Coscarelli has since taken the vegan world by storm. Having opened several vegan restaurants, Chloe has also written quite a few vegan cookbooks. Whether you pick up Chloe’s Vegan Desserts, Chloe’s Vegan Italian Kitchen, or any of her other titles, you’ll find mouth-watering recipes that use simple ingredients. Some of her most popular recipes include Sea Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Butternut Ravioli with Brown Sugar, and No-Huevos Rancheros.
As the star in the title role of Disney’s Aladdin, Mena Massoud’s love for vegan cuisine runs deep. His vegan cookbook, Evolving Vegan, is to be released this month and is full of vegan recipes from around the world. After travelling through North America and visiting various high-profile vegan restaurants, Mena decided to compile a cookbook with delicious recipes but also with tips on how to go vegan. You’ll find recipes for dishes like Mena’s own Raw Sweet Potato Lasagna and No-Bake Maple Pecan Pie from Sweet Heart Kitchen in Toronto. The idea of Evolving Vegan is that everyone is on their own vegan path, and this cookbook makes that path particularly intriguing.
Fearne Cotton is known as a host for English TV and radio, but she has also written a vegan cookbook called Happy Vegan. This is a great cookbook for people who are new to plant-based meals. You’ll find recipes like Date and Almond Cake with Caramel Sauce, Cauliflower Steaks and Broccoli Katsu Curry. Her recipes are tasty, easy to prepare and great for families. According to Fearne, more people are interested in trying vegan food these days, even if they don’t want to go completely vegan.
Emmy nominated Mayim Bialik is famous for her work on The Big Bang Theory. Most people don’t know that she’s been vegan for over a decade. In her vegan cookbook Mayim’s Vegan Table, you’ll find recipes that everyone in the family can enjoy. These include dishes like Matzoh Ball Soup, Zucchini Pie and Creamed Corn Bread. Plus, she gives tips for making better nutritional choices and raising a family on healthy food. You’ll also find advice for stocking a plant-based kitchen effectively.
Although she hasn’t written a vegan cookbook per se, the Oscar winning actress posts short cooking videos regularly on her social media. Fans have dubbed this her “IG cookbook”, and you’ll find recipes for delicious dishes like Beet and Potato Salad, Cauliflower Wings and S’mores Pancakes. Natalie became a vegetarian at the age of 9 and has been vegan for most of the past decade, sharing her love of food with her fans online. Also, her recipes are healthy and very tasty!
So, have you read any of these celeb-written vegan cookbooks? Let us know in the comments below.