Blue Moon Vegetarian: Reflections, Recipes, and Advice (Paperback)

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Blue Moon Vegetarian: Reflections, Recipes, and Advice (Paperback)


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Paula Coomer started 2010 as a vegetarian. And she hasn't gone back since.

Are you a vegetarian? Want to become one but don't know the next step? Or do you just want to expand your culinary horizons?

When literary author and former nurse Paula Coomer discovered she was headed toward health problems, she knew she had to make a change in her life. As 2010 approached, she made her decision: she would take back control of her health and start the New Year as a vegetarian.

As the year progressed, Paula and her fianc Phil started losing weight, feeling better, and saving money on food, all while planning their wedding and dealing with life's everyday joys and struggles.

In Blue Moon Vegetarian, Paula shares her personal journey to vegetarianism in a conversational and inspirational manner that's like sitting down for tea with your closest friend.

Follow her story and learn:

  • Tips and guidance for starting and living life as a vegetarian
  • Affordable ways to get the ingredients you need
  • Over 50 simple and satisfying recipes
  • Nutritional tips to boost energy, fight sickness, and make you feel great

Trying life as a vegetarian doesn't have to be hard. Blue Moon Vegetarian will spur you to action; follow Paula's journey and take the next step toward a new and improved you.

Recipes featured in Blue Moon Vegetarian include:

Main Dishes
Baby Lentil Stew

East Meets West Burritos
Eggless in Clarkston
Five Beans
Neat Loaf
Oatmeal/Cottage Cheese Burgers
Oatmeal-Walnut Burger
Oatmeal-Walnut Loaf
Paula's Lasagna Al Forno
Phil's Fabulous Three-Bean Nachos
Phil's West Texas Greek Company Supper
Red-Hot Four-Star Two-Bean Burritos
Spicy Chili Bean Stew
Spicy Goulash
Spring Fever
Tesla's Rice

Side Dishes, Soups, and Breads
Garden Lentil Soup
Garlic-Thyme Farm Cheese
Grandma's Pan Bread
Great (E)scape Vichyssoise
Grilled Vegetable Polou
Herbed French Lentil Soup
Hot Tomato-Basil Casserole
Icebox Soup
Kentucky Potato Salad for a Crowd
Phil's Famous Baked Beans
Phil's Hot-and-Spicy Stir-Fried Green Beans
Sweet Lentil Polou
Three-Bean Cheesy Spoonbread

Brunch Florentine
Paula's Version of the World's Best Granola
Phil's Mellow Yellow Scramble
Phil's Pepper-Onion-Garlic-Cheese Omelet
Skillet Cakes

Bloodroot Stew With Grilled Sunflower Sandwiches
Five Bean Sandwich Spread
Mighty Fine Taco Salad
Phil's Daily Hemp Shake
Phil's Vegetable Roll-ups

Dessert and Snacks
Agave Caramel Corn
Banana-Peach Crunch
Elegant Dessert Gorp
Maui Mix
Next Stop Nirvana
Protein Balls
Pumpkin Pudding

Paula Coomer is a poet, literary author, and former public health nurse who studies non-Western approaches to caring for the body. In addition to the cookbook Blue Moon Vegan, she is the author of five books of poetry and fiction, including the novels Dove Creek and Jagged of the Sky. Learn more at
Product Details ISBN: 9781945419126
ISBN-10: 1945419121
Publisher: Fawkes Press, LLC
Publication Date: June 1st, 2016
Pages: 258
Language: English