Cookbook Review: Oh She Glows for Dinner: Nourishing Plant-Based Meals to Keep You Glowing

October 29, 2020


Angela Liddon starts off her cookbook by quoting this quote she read. “Who knew the most taxing part of being an adult is figuring out what to cook for dinner every single night of the rest of your life.” I think figuring out what to cook is the most challenging thing about preparing meals. I use cookbooks mostly to help me figure out what’s for dinner and use them more as meal ideas. No matter how determined I am to follow a recipe, I never do. Angela Liddon makes figuring out what for dinner easier here with her nourishing plant-based meals.

Canadian Angela Liddon is the creator of her blog Oh She Glows and author of three plant-based cookbooks in her series Oh She Glows. Oh She Glows for Dinner is her third book and focuses on dinner meal planning, prep, and recipes.

The cookbook and photos are stunning and so beautiful and appealing to look at and read. The recipes are easy to read and follow with ingredients that are easy to find, with some, if not most, you might have in your kitchen. Often I find myself intimidated by plant-based recipes as sometimes I feel recipes are complicated by plant-based ingredients and methods however I thought the recipes here were simple and easy to follow.

Here are some recipes that I have tried to follow LOL and some I want to try

Go-To-Mains
Instant Pot Potato and Cauliflower Red Curry (with Stovetop Option)
Creamy Buffalo Cauli Tacos
Weeknight Tex-Mex Quinoa with Cashew Sour Cream
Crispy Potato Stacks with Boom! Broccoli Pesto
Sloppy Glows
Dreamy Peanut Butter Crunch Veggie Noodle Bowls

Meal-Worthy Salads
Summery Chimichurri Chickpea Pasta Salad
Glow-rious Greek Pasta with Oregano, Basi and Lemon Zest Parmesan
Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Hearty Soups and Stews
Cold-Be-Gone Flavor Bomb Noodle Soup
Glowing Spiced Lentil Soup

So many more!!!

I download sample on Edelweiss thinking it was the full ARC for the book. I ended up buying the print cookbook to add to my collection of cookbooks.

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