Dreena's Kind Kitchen: 100 Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes to Enjoy Every Day

Dreena's Kind Kitchen: 100 Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes to Enjoy Every Day

Dreena's Kind Kitchen: 100 Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes to Enjoy Every Day

Dreena's Kind Kitchen: 100 Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes to Enjoy Every Day


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Dreena's Kind Kitchen will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to personal, professional, and community library vegan/vegetarian cookbook collections.” Midwest Book Review

From veteran cookbook author Dreena Burton comes a collection of 100 dependable and delicious plant-based recipes that everyone will love.

Dreena Burton has been creating plant-based, whole-food recipes for more than 20 years. Home cooks know they can trust her recipes to turn out great—and to be delicious! Now, she has created this one-stop resource for making kinder, more compassionate food choices, for other beings, for the planet, and for yourself. Whether you need weekly staple meals for your family or want a dish to wow your friends for a special occasion, Dreena’s Kind Kitchen has you covered with these reliable, flavorful, and healthy recipes.

You’ll find a variety of breakfasts, salads and dressings, small bites, soups, entrées, and sweets, including:

  •  Lemon-Poppyseed Muffins
  •  Wow ’Em Waffles
  •  Potato-Cauliflower Scramble
  •  Chipotle Chickpea Fries
  •  White Bean and Corn Chowder
  •  Pressure Cooker Quicken Noodle Soup
  •  Truffle-Salted Nut Cheese
  •  Beyond Beet Burgers
  •  Fiesta Taco Filling
  •  Italian Ratatouille 
  •  Holiday Dinner Torte 
  •  1-Minute Pasta Alfredo
  •  Crackle Blender Brownies
  •  Mango Carrot Cake
  •  Heavenly Baklava
Dreena also shares a cooking troubleshooting section so you can boost your kitchen skills. With helpful guidance on techniques, time-saving tips, and suggestions for repurposing leftovers into delicious new dishes, this dependable resource will boost your cooking confidence and help you find success in your own plant-powered kitchen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781950665921
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 08/24/2021
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 661,932
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dreena Burton is one of the pioneering vegan cookbook authors. Vegan for 25 years, Dreena is also a mom to three “weegans.” She has charted her journey as a plant-based cook and mother of three through five bestselling cookbooks. Dreena has also collaborated with renowned plant-based physician Dr. Barnard on The Cheese Trap and coauthored their most recent Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes. Dreena's recipes have been featured with groups including PCRM, Forks Over Knives, Blue Zones, and The Food Network. Dreena was also the Culinary Coordinator with The Food Revolution Network's Whole Life Club. Connect with Dreena’s online kitchen and community at dreenaburton.com.

Table of Contents


Foreword [TK]

Part One: An Introduction to Eating Kindly
1. Introduction
2. From Grocery Store to Chopping Board: Get Savvy with Ingredient Prep and Batch-Cooking
3. Kind Kitchen FAQs: Everything You Want to Know About Using Ingredients and Substitutions

Part Two: The Recipes
4. Breakfast Vibes
Dreena’s Morning Green Smoothie
Oat+ Milk
Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Steel-Cut Oats
Wow ’em Waffles
Next-Level Avocado Toast
Potato-Cauliflower Scramble
Mother Nature’s Muesli
Gingerbread Granola
Silky-Smooth Applesauce
Top of the Muffin to You!
Lemon-Poppyseed Muffins
Sweet Potato Muffins
Chocolate Chip Muffins
Hope’s Blueberry Muffins
Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Light and Fluffy Pancakes

5. The Salad Bowl
Cornucopia Salad
Rainbow Slaw
Sunny Curry Dressing
Buddha Dressing
Guac Your World Dressing
Ninja Dressing
Cilantro Lover’s Dressing
Italian Vinaigrette
Mediterranean Abundance Salad
Bread-End Croutons
Picnic Pasta Salad
“Couch Potato” Salad
Creamy House Dressing
Smoky Kale Caesar Salad
Potato Croutons
Seasoned Balsamic Reduction
Sunflower Salad
Summer Chickpea Salad
Fresh Fruit Salad

6. Noshing: Dips, Spreads, Nibblers
’Kin Queso
Good Day Sunshine Hummus
Avo-mame Hummus
Sassy Sour Cream
Truffle-Salted Nut Cheese
Beany Blinis
Lemon-Herbed Chickpeas
Kettle Corn
Cashew Cream
Potato Flatbreads

7. Dinner Plates
Soups That Make a Meal
Pressure Cooker Quicken Noodle Soup
Aush Soup
Curried Carrot and Lentil Soup
Aromatic Thai Noodle Stew
White Bean and Corn Chowder
A-Game Chili
Alphabet Soup
Pantry Soup
Not Just Burgers ’n’ Fries
Beyond Beet Burgers
Porto Burgers
Bistro Burgers
Thai Green Pea Patties with Mandarin Sweet ’n Sour Sauce
Zucchini Fritters
Seasoned Potato Squashers
Potato Chipz
Chipotle Chickpea Fries
Baked Onion Rings
Mamma Mia! Marinara
The Ulti-Mac
Lofty Lasagna
Rustic Ricotta
1-Minute Pasta Alfredo
Luscious Avocado Pasta
Awakened Pad Thai
Greek Koftas
Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta
Casseroles, One-Pot Meals, and Other Hearty Fare
Soulful Shepherd’s Pie
Phyllo Phenom Rolls
Lentil and Sweet Potato Meatloaf
Chickpea Satay Casserole
Quinoa-Lentil Stir-Fry
Sweet ’n’ Sour Lentils
Italian Ratatouille
Spanish Rice
No Butter No Chicken
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Fiesta Taco Filling
8. Holiday Fare
Holiday Dinner Torte
Cran-Apple Compote
Golden Gravy
Lemon-Dijon Roasted Potatoes
Roasted Squash and Sweet Potato Puree
Pressure Cooker New Year’s Baked Beans
Guinnessless Sheet Cake

9. Home Sweet Home
The Cookie Jar
Honest Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recharged! Cookies
Shmoopy Cookies
Nummy Brownie Bites
Raspberry-Coconut Crumble Bars
Crackle Blender Brownies
Dreena’s Nanaimo Bars
Cakes and Bakes
Yellow Sweet Potato Cake
Yellow Sweets Frosting
Mango Carrot Cake
Date-Sweetened Bundt Cake with Lemon-Maple Glaze
Mythical Cheesecake
Charming Apple Crisp
Heavenly Baklava
Creams, Sauces, and Frozen Treats
Vanilla Custards
Dreamy Fudge Sauce
Dessert Cashew Cream
Coconut-Date Caramel Cream
Strawberry Sauce Forever
2-Ingredient Watermelon Gelato
Maui Gelato

Recipe Picks
Guide to Cooking Beans
Guide to Cooking Grains
Metric Conversion Chart
About the Author

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“Once again, Dreena Burton proves that her cookbooks should be a staple in any plant-based home. The recipes in Dreena’s Kind Kitchen are replete with nutritious ingredients to fuel a healthy body.”
—T. Colin Campbell, PhD, coauthor of The China Study and the New York Times bestseller Whole
Dreena’s Kind Kitchen engages, embraces, and inspires every individual who steps into her extraordinary culinary world . . . Whether you are just beginning your plant-based journey or are a well-seasoned plant-based advocate, this book is destined to become a cherished kitchen companion.”  
Brenda Davis, RD, plant-based pioneer and author
“Enjoying a kind kitchen is easier (and more delicious!) than ever, thanks to Dreena Burton’s brilliant gem of a book. You’ll find mouth-wateringly delicious (and incredibly nutritious) recipes, and practical tips to help you implement and love your kind and healthy lifestyle.”
—Ocean Robbins, CEO of the Food Revolution Network and author of 31-Day Food Revolution

"With helpful guidance on techniques, time-saving tips, and suggestions for repurposing leftovers into delicious new dishes, this dependable resource will boost your cooking confidence and help you find success in your own plant-powered kitchen."
WANDER magazine

". . . Dreena Burton . . . knows balance is needed when making delicious meals that are not only healthy and easy, but will please the palates of kids. This cookbook delivers on all counts and will appeal to vegan families, as well as those who have to cook for mixed omnivore/vegan/vegetarian households."
—Chris Day, A New Day Vegan

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