BOOK REVIEW: "PNW Veg: 100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local Bounty of the Pacific Northwest" by Kim O’Donnel
Jun 16, 2017
Healthy and simply delicious “vegetable-forward” recipes are at the heart of “PNW Veg,” (Sasquatch Books, $29.95/softcover) by Kim O’Donnel, that celebrates the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. This collection of 100 recipes offers everything from simple, uncomplicated ideas for weeknight meals to on-the-go snacks and sweet-tooth satisfying desserts.
It celebrates seasonal produce, with recipes like Sweet Corn and Red Lentil Soup, Baked Pasta and Greens Casserole, Cherry Fro-Yo, and more. Vegetarians and omnivores alike will be eager to eat their vegetables, and the convenient gluten-free and dairy-free symbols make navigating the book a breeze for reader with dietary restrictions. It is perfect in offering ideas for every meal of the day for people who are working to incorporate more veggies into their diets.
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For the past 18 years, journalist and chef Kim O’Donnel has dispensed cooking advice for numerous publications, including the Washington Post and USA Today. The first ‘Meatless Monday’ blogger on record, O’Donnel is the author of “The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook” and “The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations.”