Cookbook Table of Contents


The Vitalita Culinary Group has produced two free vegan (vegetarian, non-dairy) cookbooks. This page lists the table of contents from these two cookbooks. These cookbooks are available as free electronic downloads at: Free Vegan Cookbooks

Both of these books provide a wide selection of vegan recipes including: vegan soups and stews, vegan muffins, vegan scones, vegan sauces, vegan cookies, vegan cakes, vegan pies, vegan ice creams, and vegan puddings and custards.

This is the table of contents from the cookbook "A Taste of Vitality" (full cookbook available for download on the free cookbook page):

00-* Introduction * 

00-*Chapter Listing* 

01- ******* NOTES/GLOSSARIES ******* 

01-* General Notes * 

01-* Glossary of Cooking Terms * 

01-* Glossary of Ingredients * 

02- ******* APPETIZERS ******* 

02-Adzuki Bean Dip 

02-Creamy Horseradish Dip with Raw Vegetables 


02-Pecan-Pinto Bean Dip 

02-Quinoa Croquettes 

02-Roasted Portobello Mushroom Pate 

02-Savory Black Bean Dip 

02-Shiitake Mushroom-White Bean Dip 

02-Spicy Black Bean Dip 

02-Split Pea Dip 

02-Stuffed Mushrooms 

02-Sweet Potato "Fries" 

02-Sweet White Bean Dip 

03- ******* SOUPS AND STEWS ******* 

03-Black Bean and Vegetable Stew 

03-Chana Dal with Collards 

03-Collard-Garbanzo Soup 

03-Creamy Cauliflower Soup 

03-Creamy Mushroom-Sweet Potato Soup 

03-Ginger-Miso Soup with Stuffed Tofu Dumplings 

03-Hot and Sour Soup 

03-Potato-Kale Soup 

03-Roasted Garlic-Vegetable Soup 

03-Roasted Vegetable Soup 

03-Swiss Chard-Leek Soup 

03-Tempeh Bourguignon 

03-Thai Basil Coconut Soup 

03-Thai Stew 

03-Tibetan Pumpkin Garlic Soup 

03-Tomato-Lentil Soup with Polenta Balls 

03-White Bean-Asparagus Stew with Preserved Lemon 

04- ******* MISCELLANEOUS ******* 

04-Pine Nut Cream 

04-Preserved Lemons 

05- ******* SALADS ******* 

05-Asian Sweet Potato Salad 

05-Italian-Roasted Vegetable-Rice Salad 

05-Jicama Salad 

05-Raspberry-Beet Salad

05-Tempeh "Tuna" Salad 

06- ******* MUFFINS ******* 

06-Apricot Muffin Tops 

06-Apricot-Hazelnut Scones 

06-Banana-Nut-Ginger Bread 

06-Blue Cornbread 

06-Blueberry Muffins 

06-Blueberry-Almond Scones 

06-Coconut-Ginger Muffins 


06-Lemon-Marzipan Scones with Goji Berries 

06-Orange-Pecan Muffins 

06-Pina Colada Scones 

07- ******* BREAKFAST ******* 

07-Cranberry-Corn Pancakes 

07-Fresh Cranberry Salad 

07-Gingered Fruit Compote 

07-Glazed Fruit Salad 

07-Orange-Nut Pancakes 

07-Tofu Scramble 

08- ******* GRAINS ******* 

08-Asparagus Quinoa Risotto 

08-Garlicky Quinoa Patties 

08-Green Rice Patties 

08-Indonesian-Vegetable Fried Rice 

08-Lemon Pepper-Tofu Pilaf 

08-Millet Mash 

08-Mushroom-Garlic Rice Noodles 

08-Savory Mushroom Quinoa 

08-Southwestern Millet 

08-Spanish Rice 

08-Thai Vegetable-Rice Burgers 

08-Wasabi-Vegetable Quinoa Rolls 

09- ******* BEANS ******* 

09-Brazilian Black Beans 

09-Lentils with Kale 

09-Lentils with Mushrooms 

09-Red Wine Glazed Garbanzo Beans with Arugula 

09-Spicy Black Bean Patties 

09-Spicy Chickpea Puree 

09-Spicy Swiss Chard and Black Beans 

09-White Beans with Arugula 

10- ******* CASSEROLES ******* 

10-Garden Vegetable Baked Spiral Pasta 

10-Layered Potato-Mushroom-Olive Tempeh 

10-Tuscan Roasted Vegetable-Rice Casserole

11- ******* COMPILATION DISHES ******* 

11-Asian Lasagna 

11-Asian-Style Roasted Vegetables and Tofu in Filo Purse 

11-Asparagus-Garbanzo Strudel 

11-Broccoli Quiche 


11-Greek Spinach Pie 

11-Millet-Bean Patties 

11-Mushroom-Garlic Lasagna 

11-Rice-Sweet Potatoes-Collard Torte 

11-Saffron-Garbanzo Rice Pilaf Wrapped in Filo 

11-Savory Cutlets 

11-Sicilian Rice Balls (Arancini di Riso) 

11-Spinach Lasagna 

11-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms 

11-Vegetable Strudel 

11-Wild Mushroom Strudel 

12- ******* TEMPEH AND TOFU DISHES ******* 

12-Barbequed Tempeh 

12-Braised Tempeh and Cabbage 

12-Coconut Tempeh 

12-Coconut-Ginger Tofu 

12-Corn-Tofu Saute 

12-Italian Pomegranate Tempeh 

12-Jerk Tofu 

12-Mexican-Style Tempeh 

12-Orange-Miso Tempeh 

12-Pan Fried Tofu with Preserved Lemon 

12-Roasted Tempeh and Vegetables 

12-Saag Tofu 

12-Savory Tempeh Patties 

12-Seasoned Pan Fried Tofu Strips 

12-Sichuan Tofu 

12-Spicy-Green Chili-Tempeh 

12-Sweet Ginger Tempeh and Sweet Potatoes 

12-Tempeh with a Mediterranean Tomato-Olive Sauce 

12-Tempeh with Indian-Style Soy Yogurt Sauce 

12-Teriyaki Tempeh 

12-Tofu Burgers 

13- ******* VEGETABLES ******* 

13-Baked Cauliflower 

13-Braised Broccoli 

13-Broccoli Rabe with Shiitake Mushrooms 

13-Brussels Sprouts With Hazelnuts 

13-Collards with Corn and Red Bell Pepper 

13-Creamed Kale

13-Glazed Arame 

13-Hearty Greens and Chickpea Saute 

13-Indian Cauliflower (Phool Gobi) 

13-Kale with Sun-Dried Tomatoes 

13-Orange Glazed Broccoli with Carrots and Kale 

13-Roasted Green Beans with Balsamic Vinegar 

13-Roasted Mexican-Style Vegetables 

13-Roasted Mixed Vegetables 

13-Roasted Root Vegetables 

13-Sauteed Collards with Preserved Lemon and White Beans 

13-Spiced Butternut Squash Puree 


14- ******* DESSERTS ******* 

14-* Dessert Notes * 

14-* Cake Notes * 

14-Amazake Dessert Sauce 

14-Autumn Pear Pie 

14-Carrot Cake 

14-Chocolate Icing 

14-Chocolate-Raspberry Cake 

14-Dried Fruit and Nut Pie Crust 

14-Frangelico-Glazed Toasted Hazelnuts 

14-Kahlua-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream 

14-Lemon-Ginger Icing 

14-Lime Icing-Low Fat 

14-Macadamia Nut Cream 

14-Mango Cream Pie 

14-Maple Cake 

14-Maple Cake-Low Fat 

14-Non-Gluten Pie Crust 

14-Orange Icing 

14-Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chunk Cookies 

14-Pink Grapefruit Sorbet 

14-Raspberry-Almond Pastry 

14-Simple Pie Crust 

14-Simple Vanilla Ice Cream 

15- ******* SAUCES AND DRESSINGS ******* 

15-Abbey Ale Dressing 

15-Apricot-Date Chutney 

15-Balsamic Glaze Dressing 

15-Barbeque Sauce 

15-Basil-Key Lime Dressing 

15-Black Bean Sauce 

15-Carambola (Star Fruit) Chutney 

15-Chili-Soy-Lime Dressing 

15-Cilantro Sauce

15-Cream Sauce 

15-Creamy Cherry-Red Wine Sauce 

15-Creamy Roasted Garlic Sauce 

15-Creamy-Lime Dressing 

15-Grapefruit Vinaigrette 

15-Italian-Style Pico de Gallo 

15-Kiwi Dressing 

15-Lemon-Basil Dressing 

15-Mango-Rum Dressing 

15-Mediterranean Tomato Sauce 

15-Nectarine Dressing 

15-Orange-Juniper Sauce 

15-Orange-Thai Dressing 

15-Pineapple-Ginger Dressing 

15-Pomegranate Sauce 

15-Preserved Lemon Dressing 

15-Pumpkin Seed Dressing 

15-Raspberry-Orange Dressing 

15-Raspberry-Vinaigrette Dressing 

15-Red Wine Reduction Dressing 

15-Roasted Garlic Dressing I 

15-Roasted Garlic Dressing II 

15-Strawberry-Champagne Vinaigrette Dressing 

15-Tahini-Miso Sauce 

15-Tofu Sour Cream 

15-Wasabi-Garlic Cream Sauce 

15-Wasabi-Ginger Dressing 

15-White Bean-Pesto Sauce 

16- ******* BEVERAGES ******* 

16-Almond Milk 

16-Orange-Ginger Spritzer 

16-Peach Mango Iced Tea 

16-Pine Nut Milk 

16-Strawberry Smoothie 

17- ******* MENUS ******* 

17-* Menu Composition * 

17-American Vegan Menu 

17-Easter Menu 

17-Low Fat Appetizer Buffet/Menu 

17-Mexican Menu I 

17-Mexican Menu II 

17-Picnic Menu 

17-Thai Menu 

18- ******* EPILOGUE ******* 

18-* Mail Order Companies *


This is the table of contents from the cookbook "Desserts of Vitality" (full cookbook available for download on the free cookbook page):

00-* Introduction *

00-*Chapter Listing* 

01- ******* NOTES/GLOSSARIES ******* 

01-* General Notes * 

01-* Glossary of Cooking Terms * 

01-* Glossary of Ingredients * 

01-*Dessert Notes * 

02- ******* CAKES ******* 

02-* Cake Notes * 

02-Amaretto-Peach Upside Down Chocolate Cake 

02-Apricot-Ginger 'Snap' Bars 

02-Apricot-Pistachio Crumble Tart 

02-Blondies (Peanut Butter Brownies) 

02-Carob-Mint Cake 

02-Carrot Cake 

02-Chestnut-Carob Chip Cake 

02-Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes 

02-Chocolate-Raspberry Cake 

02-Cinnamon Cupcakes 

02-Cinnamon-Chai Cake 

02-Hawaiian Cake 

02-Hazelnut Brownies 

02-Hazelnut-Chocolate Chunk Cake 

02-Lemon-Poppy Seed Pound Cake 

02-Lime-Poppy Seed Cake 

02-Maple Cake 

02-Maple Cake-Low Fat 

02-Mocha Cake 

02-Orange-Chocolate Cake 

02-Pineapple Upside Down Cake 

02-Pumpkin Custard Cake 

02-Pumpkin-Hazelnut-Chocolate Cake 

02-Red Velvet Cake 

03- ******* ICINGS *******

03-Chocolate Icing 

03-Chocolate Icing II 

03-Cinnamon-Apricot Icing 

03-Coconut Icing 

03-Frangelico (Hazelnut) Icing 

03-Lemon-Ginger Icing 

03-Lime Icing-Low Fat 

03-Mint Icing 

03-Orange Icing 

03-Pumpkin Icing 

03-White Chocolate Icing

04- ******* PIE CRUSTS *******

04-Chocolate Wafer Crust 

04-Dried Fruit and Nut Pie Crust 

04-Non-Gluten Pie Crust 

04-Oat Flour Pie Crust 

04-Simple Pie Crust 

04-Sweet Oat and Nut Pie Crust 

05- ******* PIES ******* 

05-Autumn Pear Pie 

05-Blueberry Pie 

05-Carambola (Starfruit) Pie 

05-Carob-Almond Yogurt Cream Pie 

05-Cheesecake Tart with Raspberry Topping 

05-Cherry-Pecan Pie 

05-Chocolate Cream Pie 

05-Cranberry-Apple Tart 

05-Fresh Peach Pie 

05-Hazelnut Pie 

05-Lemon Cream Pie 

05-Mango Cream Pie 

05-Peach Pie 

05-Pumpkin Pie 

05-Pumpkin-Amaretto Cream Pie 

05-Strawberry Mousse Pie 

05-Sweet Potato Pie 

06- ******* COOKIES ******* 

06-Apricot-Sesame Cookies 

06-Banana-Chocolate Cookies 

06-Blueberry-Coconut Cookies 

06-Cardamom-Pistachio Cookies 

06-Carob-Walnut Cookies 

06-Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies 

06-Chocolate-Apricot Cookies 

06-Chocolate-Pecan Biscotti 

06-Coconut Macaroons 

06-Coffee-Nut Cookies 

06-Cranberry-Orange Cookies 


06-Lemon-Almond-Fennel Biscotti 

06-Malt Cookies 

06-Maple-Pecan Cookies 

06-Oatmeal-Banana Cookies 

06-Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chunk Cookies 

06-Peanut Butter-Gingersnap Cookies 

06-White Chocolate-Coconut Shortcake Cookies 

07- ******* FROZEN DESSERTS ******* 

07-Amaretto Ice Cream

07-Black Sesame-Ginger Ice Cream 

07-Blood Orange Sherbet 

07-Blueberry Ice Cream 

07-Cardamom Sugar Oat Ice Cream 

07-Chai Ice Cream 

07-Cherry-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream 

07-Chocolate-Cinnamon Ice Cream 

07-Chocolate-Orange Ice Cream 

07-Cinnamon Rice Dream® Ice Cream 

07-Coconut Ice Cream 

07-Dutch Chocolate-Macadamia Nut Ice Cream 

07-Espresso-Chocolate Nugget Ice Cream 

07-Fresh Fig Ice Cream 

07-Ginger Ice Cream 

07-Green Tea Ice Cream 

07-Kahlua-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream 

07-Key Lime Ice Cream 

07-Kiwi Sherbet 

07-Kiwi Sorbet 

07-Lemon Ice Cream 

07-Mango-Macadamia Nut Ice Cream 

07-Mediterranean Breeze Ice Cream 

07-Meyer Lemon Sorbet 

07-Mocha Ice Cream 

07-Peach Ice Cream 

07-Peanut Butter-Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream 

07-Pineapple Sherbet 

07-Pineapple-Brazil Nut Ice Cream 

07-Pink Grapefruit Sorbet 

07-Pomegranate-Chocolate Nugget Ice Cream 

07-Pumpkin-Spice Ice Cream 

07-Purple Transcendence Ice Cream 

07-Ribbon Cane Syrup-Nutmeg Ice Cream 

07-Rocky Road Ice Cream 

07-Simple Vanilla Ice Cream 

07-Strawberry Ice Cream 

07-Summer Symphony Ice Cream 

07-Tiramisu Ice Cream 

07-Toasted Walnut-Vanilla Ice Cream 

07-Vanilla Soy Ice Cream 

08- ******* CUSTARDS ******* 

08-Key Lime Cream and Fruit Parfait 

08-Orange Custard in Filo Cup 

08-Rice Pudding 

09- ******* MISCELLANEOUS ******* 

09-Apple Strudel

09-Apple-Hazelnut-Ginger Crisp 


09-Candied Chestnuts 

09-Cocoa-Glazed Toasted Macadamia Nuts 

09-Frangelico-Glazed Toasted Hazelnuts 

09-No Bake Energy Nuggets 

09-Peach-Walnut Cobbler 

09-Pineapple-Berry Crisp 

09-Raspberry Liqueur-Glazed Toasted Pine Nuts 

09-Raspberry-Almond Pastry 

10- ******* SAUCES ******* 

10-Amazake Dessert Sauce 

10-Blueberry Sauce 

10-Macadamia Nut Cream 

11- ******* EPILOGUE ******* 

11-* Mail Order Companies *