Whether you are a life-long vegetarian or a new convert this essential guide gives you practical information on how to live a healthy vegetarian lifestyle: * Dip in and out for delicious vegetarian recipes and vegetarian cooking advice * Dazzle your friends with a home-made vegetarian lasagne or treat your other half to a meat free casserole * Take a look at the practical tips for eating out meat-free if you don't fancy doing the dishes tonight * The Vegetarian Pocket Bible makes sure you have the right nutritional information at your fingertips * Get your five-a-day using interesting and creative meal ideas * Helpful and friendly, The Vegetarian Pocket Bible is robust enough to be used in the kitchen as you cook * Guides you to healthy substitutes so you eat meat-free with all the nutritional benefit A must-have guide for meat-free cooking, The Vegetarian Pocket Bible includes: * Essential tips for vegetarians in the kitchen * Varied ways and alternatives to eating meat-free and enjoying vegetarian cooking * The differences between types of vegetarianism, from pescatarian to lacto-vegetarian * A quick guide for vegan eating - all you need to know * Advice for the whole family, from children, to the elderly * A vegetable glossary - discover the nutritional and health fighting benefits * The advantages of beans and pulses to the different meat-free options covering tofu and quorn The Vegetarian Pocket Bible unearths the facts, essential tips, insightful trivia and quirky know-how for vegetarians of all ages, answering those all important questions: why do carrots make us see in the dark? And why is a potato a vegetable? Full of tips and trivia this handy guide will lead you to a healthier happier vegetarian lifestyle. Here's what famous personalities and historical icons have to say about being a vegetarian: Turn over a new leaf. Try vegetarian. Pamela Anderson To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana. Buddha He is a heavy eater of beef. Methinks it doth harm to his wit. William Shakespeare I conjure those who love happiness and truth to give a fair trial to the vegetable system! Percy Bysshe Shelley I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens. Isaac Bashevis Singer I personally don't feel it's a good practice to eat anything that might run away from you. Russell Simmons I'm vegetarian, but I love my food. Amanda Holden Pocket Bibles are a series of best-selling pocket-sized gift books packed with practical advice. Whatever your interest, there's a Pocket Bible for you: whether you're a football fanatic, an avid gardener or a keen cat lover, these beautiful books enlighten and entertain at every page. Also in the Pocket Bibles series: The Baking Pocket Bible, The Cook's Pocket Bible, The Gardener's Pocket Bible, The Jane Austen Pocket Bible, The Knitting Pocket Bible, The Mum's Pocket Bible, and The Wine Pocket Bible.