By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat

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The first vegan food guide for African American women

More than forty delicious and nutritious recipes highlighted with color photographs

Menus and advice on transitioning to vegan foods

Resource information and a comprehensive shopping list for restocking the fridge

For every black woman who's dreamed of staying healthy and slim without sacrificing great food and gorgeous ...

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Overview

The first vegan food guide for African American women

More than forty delicious and nutritious recipes highlighted with color photographs

Menus and advice on transitioning to vegan foods

Resource information and a comprehensive shopping list for restocking the fridge

For every black woman who's dreamed of staying healthy and slim without sacrificing great food and gorgeous curves, this is your wake-up call. With inspiration, attitude, and expertise, nutritionist Tracye McQuirter shows you how to stay healthy, hippy, and happy by eating plenty of nutritious and delicious plant-based foods.

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What People Are Saying

Melissa Danielle
Finally, a down-to-earth look at plant-based diets for the black community. [This book] will empower even the most staunch omnivore to re-evaluate their food choices and move towards a healthier outlook, not just for themselves, but for the planet. {Melissa Danielle, coordinator, Black Vegetarian Society of New York (BVSNY.org) and Wellness Communicator (VegetarianHealthCoach.net)}
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556529986
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 317,754
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tracye Lynn McQuirter, a nutritionist who leads worldwide seminars on vegan nutrition, has been featured in dozens of media, including Essence, the Washington Post, and Black Press USA. A 20-year vegan and a former contributing writer for Heart and Soul, the largest health-and-fitness magazine for African American women, McQuirter founded the Black Vegetarian Society of New York, directed the nation’s first federally funded vegan nutrition program, and worked on legislation to improve federal nutrition guidelines. She currently promotes school-based initiatives to reverse childhood obesity and has served as a nutrition consultant for the Black Women's Health Imperative, the largest health advocacy organization for black women and girls. A graduate of Amherst College and New York University, where she received her master's of public health nutrition, McQuirter lives in Washington, D.C.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: My Story xi

1 Why You Eat What You Eat 1

2 Where Do You Get Your Protein Myths? 13

3 A Chicken Wing and a Prayer 29

4 The Other White Meat 41

5 Fishing for Trouble 49

6 Milk Is for Heifers 59

7 The Truth About Carbs 75

8 Lose the Weight, Keep the Curves 81

9 How to Transition to Vegan Foods 99

10 Irresistible Recipes Everyone Will Love 117

Appetizers 119

Main Dishes 125

Vegetables 139

Sides 149

Sauces and Dips 159

Drinks 165

Desserts 171

Acknowledgments 179

Resources 183

Sources 195

Contributors 203

Index 207

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