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By Leinana Two Moons

If you're vegan and crave "bacon," this book is for you. Find a variety of vegan recipes that have a bacon-y flavor, minus the fat and cholesterol.

To start off, you'll find recipes for making bacon, including Seitan Bacon, Tofu Bacon, Tempeh Bacon, Coconut Bacon, Eggplant Bacon, Carrot Bacon, and mushroom bacons. Another section offers breakfast dishes including Bacon-Stuffed French Toast, Maple-Bacon Doughnuts, and Bacon and Cheddar Scones.

Some soup recipes include Smoky Split Pea Soup with Bacon and White Bean and Bacon Soup. You may want to serve one of the salads with the soup including Cobb Salad with Eggplant Bacon, Broccoli and Tempeh Bacon Salad, or German-Style Potato Salad with Bacon. There are also sandwich recipes good for a hearty lunch.

Creative side dishes include Cauliflower Bacon Gratin and Bacon Fried Rice. You can serve these with one of the main dishes including Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Shells, Bacon and Butternut Squash Galette, or Smoky Bacon Mac and Cheese. Finally, end your meal with a dessert that includes bacon such as Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies or Bacon-Wrapped Dates.

Bacon-ish (ISBN: 978-1-941252-24-6) is a 168-page book. It is published by Vegan Heritage Press and retails for $21.95. You can purchase this book online or from your local bookstore.

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Author:Wasserman, Debra
Publication:Vegetarian Journal
Article Type:Book review
Date:Apr 1, 2017
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