Brooklyn’s Isa Chandra Moskowitz hosts the online Post Punk Kitchen video series, which offers great vegetarian cooking lessons. She’s also the author of the highly acclaimed Vegan with a Vengeance: Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock.

The cookbook is divided into nine sections:

  1. Brunch (Sweet Potato Hash with Five-Spice and Watercress, Ginger-Pear Waffles)
  2. Muffins and Scones (The Best Pumpkin Muffins, Glazed Orange Scones)
  3. Soups (White Bean and Roasted Garlic Soup, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup)
  4. Little Meals, Sammiches and Finger Food (Parsnip-Scallion Pancakes, Fresh Corn Fritters)
  5. Sides (Balsamic-Glazed Portobello Mushrooms, Coconut Rice with Toasted Coconut)
  6. Pizzas and Pastas (Homemade Gnocchi, Orecchiette with Cherry Tomatoes and Kalamata Tapenade)
  7. Entrees (Pumpkin Seed-Crusted Tofu with Baked Pumpkin and Cranberry Relish, Moroccan Tagine with Spring Vegetables)
  8. Cookies and Bars (Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies, Macadamia Blondies with Caramel-Maple Topping)
  9. Desserts (Coconut Heaven Cupcakes, Gingerbread Apple Pie)

Rocker Joan Jett added her review to the book’s back cover: “This fun and creative book is delicious for people like me, who don’t eat pets!”

Vegan with a Vengeance retails for $17.95, but the current price on Amazon is $14. Use the recipes to jump-start your organic Meat-Free Monday meals.