The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions ($18.99, 272 pp), by Celine Steen and Joni Marie Newman, offers info about substituting vegan options into any recipe. The book is broken down into sections so that readers can easily find appropriate substitutions such as those for dairy, cheese, eggs, meat, gluten and soy. Recipes include vegan chile con carne, sweet potato bars, and peanut butter and jelly pie.

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Published in WholeFoods Magazine, January 2012