The 8 Best Easy Vegan Cookbooks Of 2023

Not sure what gift to get your friend, for christmas or birthday, who’s kinda interested in eating more vegan food. I bet you don’ know where to get started? Well, in this post, we’re going to list the best vegan gift for her/him. Grab one of these awesome easy vegan cookbooks.

Great for the environment, fantastic food and animals saved by lowering meat consumption. Win, win & win.

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1. The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook – Toni Okamoto

100 Easy, Healthy Recipes That Are Ready When You Are.


In The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook Toni shows you how to get your money’s worth when making vegan meals at home.

The easy-to-follow recipes in This easy plant based cookbook make it simple to enjoy healthy vegan meals that you’ll love to eat―without the fuss of using multiple pots and pans.

There’s nothing better than chucking a load of ingredients in a pan and coming back to an AWESOME meal. Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy.

2. America’s Test Kitchen – Vegan for Everybody: Foolproof Plant-Based Recipes


With more than 200 vibrant, foolproof recipes including proper day-starters, “cheesy”  pizza you’ll actually want to eat, filling vegetable-and-grain bowls, new dinner favorites,  appetizers, DIY staples, and the ultimate birthday cake, this easy vegan cookbook  has  something satisfying for everyone, the committed vegan or simply those  looking to  freshen up their cooking.

With over 125 5-star reviews America’s Test Kitchen must have done something right! This book has a little something for everyone whether fully vegan or just veggie-curious.

3. Tommy McDonald – Field Roast: 101 Artisan Vegan Meat Recipes to Cook, Share, and Savor


In Field Roast, Chef Tommy McDonald shares fundamental techniques and tips that will enable you to make your own vegan meats at home, for everyday (sandwiches, burgers, meatloaf) to holiday (stuffed roast, anyone?), as well as recipes for using them in every meal from breakfast through dinner.

One of the hardest things for some people when making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet is replacing the texture of meat.

This easy vegan cookbook gives a number of ethical and eco-friendly alternatives that are absolutely delicious. Katsu Curry minus the murder anyone? Pastrami on rye that isn’t evil? This book has it all.

4. Laura Wright – The First Mess Cookbook: Vibrant Plant-Based Recipes to Eat Well Through the Seasons


With recipes for every meal of the day, such as Fluffy Whole Grain Pancakes, Romanesco Confetti Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing, Roasted Eggplant and Olive Bolognese, and desserts such as Earl Grey and Vanilla Bean Tiramisu, The First Mess Cookbook is a must-have for any home cook looking to prepare nourishing plant-based meals with the best the seasons have to offer.

This delightful easy plant based cookbook is very strong on imagery, if you are looking for inspiring plant based recipes with wonderful imagery this is for you.

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5. Matt Frazier, Stepfanie Romine, Rich Roll – The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts and the Rest of Your Life


Now The No Meat Athlete Vegan Cookbook—written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and food writer Stepfanie Romine—showcases 125 delicious easy vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world.

Put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably.

If you’re an aspiring vegan athlete or gym rat this recipe book is for you. Homemade sports drinks, morning meals to power-up your day or basdass protein packed meals to aid recovery, this book has them all.

6. Ronen Seri – The Blossom Cookbook: Classic Favorites from the Restaurant That Pioneered a New Vegan Cuisine


Blossom has been changing the face of vegan food for more than a decade with their menus of delicious vegan meals that everyone—both vegan and omnivore—wants to eat.

What began as a humble vegan restaurant in New York City quickly grew into one of the most well-known group of restaurants in the world, attracting legions of loyal diners and celebrities alike.

In The Blossom Cookbook, home cookers will learn the Blossom chefs’ secrets for preparing elegant vegan entrees like Lobster-Mushroom Crusted Tofu and Seitan Piccata with Sauteed Kale, comfort food favorites like Fettuccine with Cashew Cream and Curried Un-Chicken Salad, and even recipes for everyone’s favorite meals, brunch and dessert.

The blossom restaurant chain bring their delicious recipes to your home! Winner winner un-chicken dinner.

7. Candice Hutchings, James Aita – The Edgy Veg: 138 Carnivore-Approved Vegan Recipes


Tired of a traditional plant-based diet that just felt frankly , Candice started veganizing childhood cravings, fast food faves and food-nerd obsessions.

Think more Inorthodoxe Lox and Cream Cheese Bagels, Cobb Your Enthusiasm Salad, Buffalo Cauliflower Wings 7 Ways, Easy Cheesy Fondue, Chick Fillet Deluxe and Thank You Very Matcha Ice Cream than zucchini noodles, hummus, smoothie bowls and cleaneating (fear not, there is a token kale salad).

No food is off limits and everything in the book has received their signature carnivore stamp of approval.

Candice and James bring the fire with this top-rated easy vegan cookbook. Off the back of their wildly popular youtube channel, this book is full of incredible vegan delights. Carnivore approved! Bad dad jokes included for free. Check it out.

8. Michael Suchman, Ethan Ciment – NYC Vegan: Iconic Recipes for a Taste of the Big Apple

NYC Vegan: Iconic Recipes for a Taste of the Big Apple

NYC Vegan brings New York’s fabulous foods to the plant-based table. The book was written by native New Yorkers as a tribute to the city they love. From the diners and delis of Brooklyn to the traditions of Little Italy and Chinatown, the foods of New York are the foods of the world.

With family favourites like eggs benny, street foods like churros, falafel and Italian ice cream this easy vegan cookbook has something for everyone that likes the street cuisine of the big apple.


Holiday gift shopping list can be exhausting, especially when you’re looking for the best gift ideas for your vegan friend.

Not only do you want to get your best friend a gift that proves you respect their vegan lifestyle, but you also want to make sure it can help them on their journey.

With this list of easy vegan cookbooks, the choice is easy.

I am Jennifer, a fervent animal lover, and a dedicated vegan. Am the person behind the I offer insights, advice, and personal stories that have inspired many in their journey towards a plant-based lifestyle. My journey into veganism has also been coupled with a love for writing. I used this passion to share my vegan experiences, to educate others about the benefits of plant-based living, and to advocate for animal rights. Find out more about me on the about page.