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Newkirk, this is the essential college cookbook for every vegetarian or vegan on a budget. A lifelong vegetarian saves around: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Who needs the cafeteria? Make your own easy, delicious, animal-free meals! With vegan recipes collected f Who needs the cafeteria? With vegan recipes collected from PETA's nearly 2 million members, we've got all the best insider info: Paperback , pages.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Apr 23, Tracy Clausen rated it it was ok. Maybe tasty, healthy, quick vegan recipes don't exist, but I vow to keep searching Nov 12, Erin rated it it was ok. This cookbook's audience is college student vegans who are working with a limited budget and limited kitchen resources. Though the recipes are all targeted to this audience, the book is definitely less than stellar. Many of the recipes are tasteless or bad-tasting, in my opinion.

This only furthers the favorite stereotype that vegan food tastes disgusting. Being vegan does not mean eating tasteless food. Just because you're cooking on a budget and with limited kitchen resources doesn't mean you This cookbook's audience is college student vegans who are working with a limited budget and limited kitchen resources. Just because you're cooking on a budget and with limited kitchen resources doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste. I have made many amazing tasty recipes in the microwave that are totally vegan, totally easy and totally better than a lot of the stuff in this cookbook.

That is not to say that it's totally without merit. There are some recipes that are quite brilliant and its always good to be reminded of the simple stuff. Another problem I have found is that a lot of the recipes need tweaking to come out correctly, which shows poor recipe testing. Overall, this is an okay book for vegan college students leaving home who have no freakin' clue how to cook at all. They won't break any ground using this cookbook, but they will be fed vegan food and won't starve. However, if your teen knows how to cook this book would be an insult to their culinary intelligence.

If I had borrowed this before buying I never would've bought it. I guess you can decide for yourself. This book is everything that is wrong with the Vegan diet. My partner and I are Vegan, and we have Vegan friends who eat like this who are the epitome of what people are talking about when they say that Vegans look unhealthy. Firstly, this cook book assumes that everyone at college lives near somewhere that you can easily buy vegan friendly meat and dairy replacements.

It might be a bit easier in the US, but in the UK, without spending a fortune at a wholefoods store it was close to impossible. Cooking with these ingredients on a regular basis, despite them being spectacularly unhealthy, would have bankrupted me in a few months. There are so many quick, easy vegetable based meals that are healthy and take next to no time. The fact that this cook book chooses to focus on meat and dairy replacements and using a microwave as a cooking utensil just shows that the stereotype of unhealthy vegans is not entirely unfounded. It's so important to have a balanced, healthy diet, especially when you're in college.

As a vegan you need to make sure your meals are balanced well. We pick up the habits for the rest of our lives in college and if this cook book is any indication we'll have a generation of very unhealthy Vegans. Aug 27, AJ rated it did not like it Shelves: This cookbook made me gag.

It suggests buying ingredients such as olive oil and spices at the dollar store, and nearly every recipe calls for microwaving. There is an entire chapter on ramen, including such helpful recipes as "mix ramen and nutritional yeast, eat. OK, I get that most dorms don't have ovens or stoves, but some do, and many college aged students live off campus in apartments that have working appliances.

There are plenty of easy to ma This cookbook made me gag. There are plenty of easy to make meals that you can cook on a stove, in an oven, or in a crock pot that use ingredients that aren't plastic wrapped, frozen, or come from a can. I mean, have you ever eaten microwaved rice? I did once when my gas got shut off and couldn't use my stove. That's like dedicating a book to your arm. View all 4 comments. Sep 16, Ree rated it did not like it Shelves: Terrible waste of money. Easy and cheap is right - I don't need a cookbook to tell me to microwave a faux burger and put it on bread. Surely college students can work this out on their own.

The main 'beef' I have with this book is that is also full of unhealthy vegan options, you are better off getting a cookbook full of vegan whole foods recipes. Eating nothing but fake cheese and fake meat is lazy. Apr 03, Lipsy rated it it was ok Shelves: This book isn't what I was expecting at all. Yes, I guess it does cater particularly for students lacking in money, time, space and equipment but the recipes here are so basic that I wouldn't even call them recipes. I guess I was looking more for healthy, natural and yummy recipes that happen to be vegan, not recipes which mainly show you how to do vegan junk food on a budget.

It certainly took the whole 'college' thing to the extreme and to be honest I'm surprised PETA put their name to this at all, not to mention that this is an updated version, and the original seems to have been pretty slated too on Goodreads at least. Glutton for punishment it seems. I am probably being a bit harsh. Maybe if I was Vegan when I was at university I would have relished this book. Although I honestly think I made better food in my student days from a trolley-full of Asda Smart Price products.

I will say this though, it was an entertaining read. The LOLZ at student life and food puns to go along with it stood out much more than the food itself. I mean, I'm not sure if I was laughing at them or with them For that reason and because I'm sure it would be useful to many a lazy, poor student who happen to be Vegans am I giving it 2 unicorns. If this book was aimed at me, it would get 0. Cute, modern and straightforward, with tons of simple recipes. This recent edition of PETA's Vegan College Cookbook features simple recipes for a wide variety of both healthy and indulgent meals that could be made on a student's budget, with a limited supply of kitchen utensils.

The microwave is used in many different ways. Recipes tend to have fewer ingredients, which is always a plus when living in cramped spaces, with limited materials and even more limited time. To add further insight on the p Cute, modern and straightforward, with tons of simple recipes.

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To add further insight on the playful and practical tone of the book, in addition to rather traditional cook book chapters like Breakfast, Soups, Salads, Dinners and Desserts, other chapters spotlight inexpensive staples like Ramen and Potatoes. I especially liked the idea of one recipe made from cooked rice, soy sauce and peanut butter.

While not perfectly healthy, what an energy boost! That is taken from the spectacular "Spotlight on Peanut Butter" chapter. Personally, I did not like how often fake meat items were used. That is my opinion, though using items such as fake chicken patties and fake meat crumbles does qualify under the vegan rule book. Just, personally, no thank you. This is because I find the idea of trying to realistically replicate meat, and the usually high sodium content in these products disagreeable. Because of the wide variety I would recommend this very highly.

Even non vegans could grab tons of ideas from the recipes inside. At present, there are cute facts about animals, nothing distressing or disturbing. I wish I had had this book when I was at university! Stir in the vanilla, salt, and nutmeg. Sweeten with some sugar. How will you celebrate?

A chocolate shake, of course! Toss them, and all of the other ingredients, into a blender, and puree for 2 to 3 minutes. Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour. Before serving, combine with the ginger ale in a punch bowl. Garnish with the orange slices. Treat yourself to this sweet shake. You seriously deserve it. Put the ice cream, soy milk, and strawberries in a blender and blend until smooth. And if you start whipping up these dips for parties, the invites you receive will quickly quadruple. We highly recommend that first part. The second — not so much. Using your hands, squeeze out all the water.

Let sit for a couple of hours, allowing the flavors to blend. Cut the top off the bread and scoop out the middle, making a bowl. Serve the dip in the bread bowl and cut the bread you scooped out into chunks for dipping. Guaranteed to solve even the biggest of edible complexes. Serve with tortilla chips. Add the tofu, mayonnaise, and approximately 1 tablespoon of Old Bay. Top with another sprinkle of Old Bay and serve warm with crackers. Chop up the artichoke hearts. Mix all the ingredients, except for the bagel chips, together in a bowl.

Nuke for 3 minutes, or until bubbly. Serve with bagel chips — and try not to eat all the dip yourself. Add the salsa, lemon juice, and onion powder. Stir well and refrigerate before serving. Spread onto the bottom of a 9-inch pie plate or other dish. Layer the beans, guacamole, salsa, lettuce, cheese, chives, and olives over the cream cheese mixture.

Cover and refrigerate for a least 1 hour. Dash seasoning 2 slices vegan cheese 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 bag Fritos Put the chili, Mrs. Dash, cheese, and black pepper into a big bowl and nuke for 2 minutes. Stir, then use Fritos for scooping. Guaranteed to turn any party into a sausage fest. Heat in the micro- wave for 3 minutes, or until hot. Remove from the microwave and stir. Nuke for another minute or two. Stir again before serving with your fave chips. Add the cilantro and salsa, and mix it all together. Season with salt and eat.

Serve with chips, on top of nachos, in burritos, or by itself. Top with the guac, then the tomatoes, and then the olives. Sprinkle with some pepper and serve with chips! So lose your drawers and hope that the only thing chilly is the dip. Serve with raw veggies or potato chips. Stir before serving with corn tortilla chips. Add the soup mix, pepper, and cream cheese, and stir together thoroughly. Nuke again, uncovered, for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the sour cream and the bacon bits. Nuke, uncovered, for 3 minutes, or until heated through, stirring once. Serve with crackers or rye bread.

After a day at the beach the last thing you want to do is cook, so munch on this delicious dip instead. Stir in the nuts, if using. Serve with the apple slices. Pulling a fast one on your friends with this recipe? Cover and chill for several hours or overnight. Makes 4 servings NOTE: If you have a toaster oven, make chips to serve with the fruit salsa by brushing flour tortillas with melted vegan margarine, then sprinkling with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.

Is your stomach growling so loudly you can hear it over your iPod? Or do you just want to impress the people that keep wandering in and out of your room? You know what we mean — all of a sudden everyone is your best friend when you have tasty-looking food. Spread the mixture on the deli slices and roll up. Use a toothpick to hold together. Add the mayonnaise and lemon juice, and stir. Refrig- erate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Place in the bun and top with the chili, mustard, and dill relish.

Serve with onion rings or French fries. Now you Hr can brag to your buddies that you can take out a whole pizza in one bite. Take out of the microwave and mix in the pizza sauce. Place the crackers on a baking sheet with a lip and pour the oil mixture over the crackers, sprinkling them with more garlic powder and onion powder. Let sit for 10 minutes, mix, then let sit for an additional 20 minutes.

Mix again and eat. Hearty enough for hard-core gamers and enough to feed an entire army of avatars. Put the mixture in a large resealable bag and add the chicken. Shake the bag like crazy to coat the chicken. Remove from the bag, put on a plate, and nuke for 1 minute. How do you think Mark Twain got so much tail? Take the corn out of the microwave with your oven mitts or other hand-protecting device and shuck the corn. Repeat with the other two ears of corn.

Put the shucked corn on a plate and top with salt, pepper, and margarine, or just eat it plain. Cover and nuke for 6 minutes, or until almost tender. Sprinkle with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Nuke for 3 minutes or until hot. Mix in the remaining ingredients, except the bread. Nuke, uncovered, for 12 to 14 minutes, until the cheese melts. Serve with bread cubes to dip into the fondue.

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In another bowl, mix the mayonnaise and the mustard. Spoon onto the cauliflower and top with the cheese.

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Nuke for an additional 2 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Add the mushrooms, olives, and cheese. Top with pizza sauce and enjoy. Combine the wet and dry ingredients into a square casserole dish and mix until smooth. Plop the hot dogs in the mixture equal distance apart and pop in the microwave. Nuke on high for 5 minutes or until surface appears dry, rotating bowl after minutes.

Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Cut into squares and serve with ketchup and mustard for dipping. Stir in the garlic and salt. Add the bread cubes, stirring gently to coat. Store in an airtight container. The croutons will crisp as they cool. Drain and place them in a blender with the apple slices and puree. Top with some cinnamon before serving. Rolls of any kind, cut in half hamburger buns, hot dog buns, dinner rolls, etc.

Sprinkle with a little garlic salt and dried oregano or parsley, if using. Nuke in a microwave for 15 seconds. Slice and toast the bread; when toasted, top with a spoonful of the spread. Pop them in the microwave until the cheese is melted. Our apologies to your roommate. Slice or tear apart however many veggie dogs you would like to use and place in the same bowl.

Nuke for 3 minutes and eat. Add the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and stir, mixing well. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toast the pita in toaster. Tear into smaller pieces. Dip into the tomato mixture, scooping some of the olives and tomatoes, and eat! Mix the salt and nutritional yeast together and sprinkle onto the broccoli. Add the margarine and nuke for 1 minute. Stir together and eat! Better load up on as much spinach as you can. Heat again for 30 seconds. Add the thawed spinach and nuke for 1 minute.

This steamy veggie is guaranteed to get you some crunchy hippie-chick love. To serve, drizzle the vinaigrette over the asparagus and garnish with the chopped walnuts. Spray a glass loaf pan with cooking spray, then sprinkle the bottom and sides with crumbs. Spoon batter into pan and top with marga- rine, making sure top is evenly coated. Then add a light sprin- kling of cornflake crumbs. Nuke on medium heat for 9 minutes, then on high heat for 2 minutes. And much like that FWB thing you got going on, these beans may come back later to bite you in the ass.


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Cook this to impress your date. Cover and nuke for 4 minutes or until hot, stirring every minute or so. Add salt and pepper and eat. Toast the bread and cut each piece in half diagonally so you have two triangles. Take the bread out of the toaster and spread the tomato sauce on each slice. Tear up a slice of ham and place on top of the toast, then sprinkle the pine- apple on the toast and top with vegan cheese.

Repeat process for each piece of toast. Pop in the microwave for 30 seconds or until cheese is melted. Like your side of the room — but much more tastefully done. Chop up the mushroom stems and combine with the margarine and chives in another dish. Nuke, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring twice. Add the bread- crumbs, stir, and set aside. Cover the mushroom caps and nuke for 2 to 3 minutes, or until nearly cooked, rotating the dish a half turn after the first minute. Stuff each cap with some of the breadcrumb mixture.

Cover and nuke for 2 minutes, or until hot. Take out and top with the sauce, cheese, and pepperoni. Place in microwave and nuke until the cheese is melted. Add the margarine, garlic, and lemon juice. Cover with plastic wrap. Nuke for about 2 minutes, or until the margarine is melted and the spinach is wilted.

Remove the plastic wrap and eat. This is definitely a good thing, since potatoes are delicious and filling. Potatoes are quick, tasty, and easy to make so be sure to always keep some on hand. Farmed animals consume 70 percent of the corn, wheat, and other grains that we grow, and one-third of all the raw materials and fossil fuels used in the U. Place in microwave for 5 minutes or until tender. In a large bowl, mix together the bacon bits, chives, vinegar, oil, and mustard.

Toss the potatoes into the bowl and mix until the potatoes are well-coated. Add salt and pepper. Place in microwave for 8 minutes or until tender. In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, mustard, celery, and chives.

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Add the potatoes and toss until well coated. Nuke until tender all the way to the center, 12 to 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix together the beans, toma- toes, oil, and salt. Nuke for about 2 to 3 minutes, until just heated through. When just cool enough to handle, cut each sweet potato lengthwise being careful not to cut all the way through , press open to make a well in the center, and spoon the bean mixture into the well.

Top with some sour cream. Nuke on high for S minutes, or until tender. Take out of the microwave and cut in half. Top with the cheese and bacon bits. Place back in the microwave and nuke for another minute. Take out and top with the sour cream, salt, and pepper. Mix the mayo, spices, and relish in a medium-sized bowl.

Let the potatoes rest in the microwave for a few minutes they will continue to cook. Remove the potatoes and cut into bite-sized pieces — usually halves and then eighths will do — carefully, as they may still be hot inside. Mix the potatoes with the sauce and enjoy! Nuke for about 6 minutes, or until soft but not mushy.

Cut into small cubes once cooled. Nuke the tortilla for 10 seconds to soften. Toss the potatoes, diced avocado, and lettuce onto the tortilla. Season with salt and wrap up. Nuke on high for 5 to 6 minutes, or until softened. Remove from the micro- wave, cut into small cubes, and set aside. Nuke the beans in a microwave-safe dish for 2 minutes and remove.

One at a time, nuke the tortillas for 10 seconds to soften. To make the burritos, put half the potato cubes and half the beans in the middle of each tortilla. Top each with half of the salsa and half of the guacamole or sour cream. Better take a study break with a plate of these delish fries! Empty the can of chili into a bowl and nuke for about 2 minutes, or until hot.

Top the fries with chili and eat! Nuke on high for 5 minutes, or until tender. Mix the remaining ingredients together until a sauce is formed. Top the potatoes with the sauce and microwave for minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Nuke for S minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Remove from the micro- wave and cut in half lengthwise when cool enough to handle. Use a large spoon to scoop out the inside of the potato, leaving the skin intact. Place the scoopings into a bowl. Stir the chives, sour cream, and cheese into the scooped-out part of the potato.

Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper and mix well. Nuke for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through. Scoop the mixture back into the potato skin and eat. Place the potato wedges on a microwave-safe plate and pour the melted margarine on top, making sure that each wedge is well coated. Sprinkle the seasoned salt over the wedges and nuke for about 2 minutes, or until tender. Let cool before eating. Nuke on high for 5 minutes or until tender. Then pick up, add some ketchup and mustard, and eat like an apple. Microwave for about 6 minutes, or until squishy when lightly squeezed.

Cut the potato in half and spoon pizza sauce over each half. Top with vegan cheese and pop back into the microwave for another minute, or until the cheese is melted. Cover and nuke for 4 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Cook for 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Add the potato slices and shake to coat. Lightly coat a large dinner plate with oil. Arrange the potato slices in a single layer on the plate. Nuke for 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Place the chips in a bowl and toss with salt. It demands attention like a drunk girl at a party.

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Feel free to share to score some brownie points with your RA. Heat for another 30 seconds, if necessary, and stir till smooth. Grab your pretzel rods and hold them over your bowl while, using a spoon, drizzling the melted chocolate over each pretzel. Hold over another bowl and sprinkle with sprinkles, if using.

Place on the lined tray and put in the fridge until cool. Then make her see how many she can fit in her mouth at once. Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and place on aluminum foil to dry. Impale a few on each skewer and serve. Now you can chew through yours like Godzilla in Tokyo. Add the cinnamon and pulse to combine. Set 13 to IS dates aside, then add the rest to the blender.

Grind again until the dates are about the same size as the nuts. Pour into a bowl and set aside. Cut the reserved dates down the long side in order to make room for the filling. Pinch small bits of the mixture together and stuff the dates. In another bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring just until the dry ingredients are wet. Add the chocolate chips and stir a few times to incorporate. Nuke for 4 to 5 minutes. Let cool to harden before cutting into bars. Mix together the oats and cereal or granola in a bowl. Repeat the layers, ending with the cereal mixture on top.

Sprinkle on the cinnamon and sugar and drizzle the reserved tablespoon of syrup on top. Nuke for about 2 minutes, until hot. Let cool for a few minutes before digging in. Pour into a shallow, wide pan and freeze for 1 hour. Scrape the sides with a fork down to the bottom several times, then freeze for an additional hour. Repeat the scraping, and freeze for 1 more hour. Remove from the freezer, scrape with a fork, and serve immediately. What were you thinking? Add the other ingredients and then form into balls. Nuke in the microwave for 1 minute, or until heated through.

Pour on top of ice cream, sorbet, cake, or another sweet of your choice, and serve. Pour into a bowl and stir in the coconut. Freeze for at least 1 hour before eating. Prepare the pudding by placing the dry pudding mix and the cold soy or almond milk in a blender and beating gently until smooth. Top with extra banana slices and serve. Add the margarine and orange juice.

Mix well, then form balls about 1 inch across. Roll the balls in the shredded coconut, place on a large plate, and chill in the refrigerator for an hour, until firm. In a bowl, fold the coconut into the tofu mixture. Pour the pudding into parfait glasses or individual dessert bowls and chill. For an extra treat, serve topped with choco- late sauce. Add the rest of the pineapple juice, along with the pineapple, and nuke for 5 minutes, or until bubbling and thickened. Arrange the blueberries, strawberries, and peaches in the crust and cover with the pine- apple sauce.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Cut each date down the middle and stuff the cream cheese mixture into the date and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar before serving, if you wanna get fancy. Say that to those study- abroad hotties over at the languages building and see how they swoon. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Layer some of the cookies, banana slices, and pudding in a tall glass. Top with some chocolate chips and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Sprinkle cake mix evenly over the fruit, then sprinkle the nuts on top. Drizzle melted margarine as evenly as possible over all. Set the cake dish on a book to raise it a little nearer the center of the microwave, then nuke uncovered for 10 minutes. Give the dish a quarter turn twice during cooking. Mixture should be boiling throughout. Set dish out on flat surface and allow to cool before serving. In a separate bowl, combine the margarine, sugar, banana, vanilla extract, and soy milk; stir together. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in another bowl.

Stir the dry mixture into the wet one until smooth, then pour into the greased bowl. To serve, let the cake cool five minutes. Gently mix the popcorn, marshmallow topping, and peanuts together and form into little mounds on the pan. Put the chocolate pieces in a bowl and nuke for 1 minute. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook: Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Student's Go Vegan Cookbook: Here's how restrictions apply.

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Showing of reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Finally, what I was looking for. An easy and realistic vegan cookbook. This is useful for anyone who doesn't want to spend much time on food preparation. Everything can be done in the microwave, but, honestly, you can add steps to suit individual taste. I have a big collection of vegan cookbooks, but they mostly are not used because I don't want to spend a few hours a day buying ingredients, chopping, cooking and cleaning.

I do it for guests and if I'm in the mood, but never for every day. This cookbook adds options for us minimalists who want to eat well but keep it simple. The book itself is of good quality, but I did not like the recipes. Most of them are unappetizing and unhealthy, which I now realize that it was not advertising healthy recipes.

I liked the idea of this book, but as a college student, I do not eat microwaved food every day and want to enjoy a healthy vegan lifestyle. I am a new vegan and this book did not help me with my transition, but it might help students who live in dorms with only a microwave for cooking. I am a huge peta supporter and i love vegan recipes and am in college. This is perfect for people who don't have time to cook, and throw everything in the microwave.

It is aimed for college students who eat ramen noodles and are always on the go. My biggest disappointment was that it doesn't have any pictures inside, which makes it hard for me to page through and find something that looks yummy to me, when it's an endless blur of black text. Although the recipes have microwave directions, one could always make them on the stove instead.