"The very best in healthful vegetarian cooking."-John McDougall, M.D., internist, author, and lecturer"With her detailed knowledge of nutrition combined with unequaled expertise in the kitchen, Marie Oser has compiled a sensible guide for health that is also a treasury of delicious recipes."--Neal Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine"For the sake of your palate, I highly recommend Marie Oser's book."--T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell University"Oser knows her stuff . . . [She is] the vegan Martha Stewart."--Gerald Etter, Food Editor, Philadelphia InquirerEnjoy the health benefits of richly flavorful plant-based cuisine with 175 sure-to-satisfy recipes found in The Enlightened Kitchen, based on the newspaper column of the same name. In this, her fourth book, Marie Oser helps you discover how to convert traditional favorites normally high in saturated fat, calories, and cholesterol into healthy, wholesome, and satisfying meals. These enlightened dishes are absolutely delicious, having all of the flavor, texture, and eye appeal you expect from gourmet fare-but without the unhealthy baggage that often comes with traditional ingredients.Enjoy dishes that are good-tasting and good for you! Making food choices that lead to optimal health and well-being has never been easier- or tastier.