What to Eat When You Don't Eat Animals - Endorsements

February 2023

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"I had the privilege of getting to know Veda Stram over a decade ago, and fed upon her infectious energy focused on compassion to animals. I valued her resourcefulness. I'm embarrassed, though, not to have feasted upon Veda's evolving magnum opus. I have a discriminating palate, and am far too food-oriented for my own good, but I have to say that even as a vegan of 21 years, I learned much and was reinspired by her encyclopedic and accessible coverage. Please download for free and learn of the abundance that awaits and where no vegan goes hungry."
~ Adam Karp, AnimalLawyer

"This guide is wonderful. I never knew how many vegan options are available, and how easy they are to make. Veda provides all the handy information one needs while shopping, including a list of ingredients with highly technical names that are actually animal products. The guide also provides inspiring quotes and discusses important benefits of a vegan diet. And everything is presented in such an easy-to-read manner. I love the light touch of Veda’s prose. A great read and precious resource."
~ Bill Crain, PhD, cofounder Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary

"Veda Stram has written one of the most important, impactful and useful books on What to Eat When You Don't Eat Animals. This book answers most questions everyone from newbies to longtime vegans have. But knowing Veda for over 25 years, if you have any other questions contact her anytime and she will give you the truth. The world would be a much better place if everyone read it. Download a copy and share it with anyone you know."
~ Bryan Monell, Activist

"Three cheers for What To Do When You Don't Eat Animals. This guide is a treasure for anyone who wants to eat delicious meals and be saving countless animal lives at the same time. Both your palate and your ethical self will be very richly rewarded!"
~ Deborah Tanzer, Ph.D., Activist

What to Eat When You Don't Eat Animals proves that eating with compassion is easy and also delicious! This comprehensive guide is a treasure-trove of information and recipes on how to enjoy animal-free versions of everything from butter and eggs to ice cream and meat. If you care about animals, care about our planet and care about the world we are leaving for future generations, then this guide is for you. As a compulsive reader of vegan recipe books—-and someone who has spent a lot of money on them!—I can say that Veda has created a gem. And the fact that she offers it for free removes all the excuses. Go ahead and hit "download" today. You'll be glad you did!
~ D
iana Laverdure-Dunetz, MS, vegan canine nutritionist and author of The Plant-Powered Dog: Unleash the healing powers of a whole-food plant-based diet to help your canine companion enjoy a healtheir, longer life. 

"Whether you're a new vegan wondering where to begin or an established vegan looking for easy meal ideas, What To Eat When You Don't Eat Animals is a valuable resource!"
~ Doh Driver, Activist

"If ever there was a guide to plant-based eating that dispels of the notion that ‘vegans eat grass,’ this is it. The vegan alternatives to meat, fish, dairy and eggs are delicious, and 'What to Eat When You Don’t Eat Animals’ makes it easier than ever to transition to a healthy, eco-friendly and cruelty-free diet."
~ Donny Moss, TheirTurn.net

"Wow, everything in one place to guide us on our vegan journey that will transform our health, help the planet and bring compassion for all animals too!"
~ Eileen Weintraub, HelpAnimalsIndia.org

Veda Stram has put together a vegan must-read! For anyone considering veganism, new & veteran vegans - this guide is ideal. Food ideas, brands, substitutes, to-the-point facts about animals, the industry’s, & why veganism is important for all animals, societies, & the planet. It’s fresh, thoughtful, & straightforward. Read this! ...& learn from a vegan Jedi!
~ Heidi Coon, Dig out your Soul

"Many people have the compassion and motivation to go vegan, but don’t know where to start. They have the passion to help animals, but lack the fundamentals of what to buy, what to cook, and what to eat. This comprehensive guide helps make it easy. What to Eat When You Don’t Eat Animals will take new vegans and pre-vegans step-by-step down the path of compassionate eating and help make it simple and delicious!"
~ Hope Bohanec, The Humane Hoax Project

"This very comprehensive book by Veda Stram clearly demonstrates that there is absolutely no need for anyone to eat animal products in order to enjoy a delicious meal. These days, there are so many tasty products to choose from there is no excuse for inflicting pain on any animals. It was interesting read about Veda’s journey – mine began a few years earlier in the Australian outback when I encountered a ‘road train’ packed with cattle headed for the slaughterhouse. This book contains a wealth of information and I highly recommend it. Well done, Veda!"
~ Jenny Moxham

"Inspiring and informative. Long-time animal advocate Veda Stram has put together an excellent (and delicious!) resource guide for consumers who want to end their dependency on the immoral animal system. What To Eat When You Don't Eat Animals is essential 'comfort food' for the just-starting-out vegan or vegetarian, filled with great starter meal plans, harrowing facts about the nature of the animal economy, and fascinating quotes from some of history's most famous vegans. Highly recommended!"
~ John Sanbonmatsu, Ph.D., CleanMeat-Hoax.com

"Veda Stram's What to Eat When You Don’t Eat Animal hits the mark with one of the most useful and practical books you will find to help you and your loved ones make the leap into the deliciousness of vegan food. If you have any concerns that going vegan will be a sacrifice, you will be astonished at the products that taste like the animal foods you love, but without the cruelty and environmental devastation caused by animal agriculture. One of the biggest perks is the inner peace that comes from eating with lovingkindness and compassion."
~ Judy McCoy Carman, M.A., author of Peace to All Beings and Homo Ahimsa: Who we Really are and how we're going to save the world

"This brilliant book is jam packed full of amazing food delights, and the greatest part? - it's all wonderfully ethical, plant based and compassionate at the source - for each and every meal! Extensive, well researched information about food animal industries (and beautiful images) alongside a rich and resourceful catalogue of alternatives to meat, fish and dairy...with delicious suggestions for just about every meal you could think of...to get animals/ species off the plate. Everyone should have this book, whether vegetarian, vegan - or simply curious as a meat eater, to explore the plantbased cooking world - and eat with full compassion towards other species, helping to save the planet and of course - improve our own health in the process too!"
~ J.H. Dickinson

"Veda Stram has produced an amazingly comprehensive, readable guide to abundant living that leaves animals and their ‘products’ off the menu and out of the house. This guide is both practical and ethical, a joy to savor and share. No one reading it can complain that vegan living is ‘too hard’ or restrictive. Especially important in my view is that the guide shines a light on the lovingness of the animals whose feelings and lives we violate by burying them – needlessly – in commodities."
~ Karen Davis, PhD, President, United Poultry Concerns

"This book is a truly indispensable guide to all things vegan for vegans and aspiring vegans alike, and I wish I had when I went vegan in 1976."
~ Kim Stallwood

"For someone who began her animal rights work at the age of 10 and was 30 years old herself when she discovered Veda’s 1992 book, I found it to be an invaluable tool, especially in a time when such things were extremely rare and unheard of. Further, that I was an ethical vegan and not someone with an interest in food per se, WHAT TO EAT WHEN YOU DON’T EAT ANIMALS really keeps me alive—by making meals so easy and hassle-free! How fitting that it should still be made available for others who’ve walked for years in my shoes."
~ Laura Moretti, Founder/Editor/Publisher, The Animals Voice

"Veda Stram has heartfully created and updated this much needed guide for vegan living. It is not just about menus and animal facts (cruelties and stats) but serves as inspiration for evolving a healthier, kinder, and just planet for all living things."
~ Lynne Goldsmith

Finding nutritious alternatives to animal products and embracing a plant-based diet is good for the animals, good for the planet and best for our health. Veda Stram's guide is instructive and inspirational and should be read by all who care.
~ Dr. Michael W. Fox, Veterinarian and bioethicist

"Veda Stram offers vegan recipes, wisdom, and ethics all in one, pithy volume. What to Eat When You Don't Eat Animals is the most complete and comprehensive guide to vegan food I've ever seen."
~ Robert C. Jones, Philosopher

What a wonderful book you've written! Amazingly comprehensive! I learned about a lot of new to me vegan products. It would be impossible for someone who has a copy to say they don't know what to eat as a vegan, it's all in your book. Congratulations, it's a great legacy for certain. And wonderful, wonderful photos of the animals so the reader can keep in mind who we do this for and why. Congratulations and much love.
~ Sandy Warf

"This Guide, is the most wonderfully comprehensive array of information and links useful to pre-vegans and vegans that I have ever run across. If anyone thinks eating a vegan diet is limiting, this Guide will quickly change your mind, and in the process, you’ll actually expand your repertoire of food choices! By trying many of the products listed in this Guide, you’ll find MANY alternatives that taste very similar to your favorite animal products. The animals, your health and the environment will benefit by your new choices!"
~ Shanasy Bratt, PhD, Nutritionist and Health Coach, FB page Super Quick Plant-Based Recipes

"Growing into veganism is a journey of discovery and awareness. It's an education that fortunately other vegans are happy to support. You will find What to Eat When You Don’t Eat Animals: menus and ideas to inspire people to eat as if life is precious is a great help to you to create a better life for you and the individuals from other species you have freed from human oppression. Written by an iconic vegan, you can trust what you read."
~ Will Anderson, GreenVegans

"As our culture experiences increasing challenges to health, solidarity, and cultural harmony, What To Eat When You Don’t Eat Animals illumines the practical steps to eating in alignment with our deepest values. Use this book, share it, and revel in its implications. As Veda Stram shows us, we can be the change we want to see in the world, and it can be delicious!"
~ Will Tuttle, Ph.D., author, The World Peace Diet

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