Reclaim your health, lose weight, and eat plentifully with more than 125 simple, plant-based, low-fat recipes and a four-week meal plan designed to meet you where you are on your path to wellness.
“Delicious, versatile, and approachable plant-based goodness is the name of the game for Kiki Nelson.” —Carleigh Bodrug, New York Times bestselling author of PlantYou
“A gorgeous cookbook filled with easy, healthy plant-based dishes…I LOVE THIS COOKBOOK!” —Gina Homolka, New York Times bestselling author of Skinnytaste
When Kiki Nelson adopted a plant-based, low-fat diet, she lost seventy pounds and reversed her risk for diabetes and heart disease. While a few programs had previously helped her lose some weight, it took going all in on plants to resolve her health issues and maintain her weight loss.
In Plantifully Lean, Kiki shares more than 125 wide-ranging, simple recipes and the four-week meal plan that were key to her success. Covering every meal plus snack attacks, Plantifully Lean includes simple recipes such as Mediterranean Pasta Salad, Blueberry Vanilla Pancakes, Warm White Bean and Potato Salad, Roasted Cauliflower with Pesto, Microwave Potato Chips, Shiitake Rice with Bok Choy and Thai Peanut Sauce, French Onion Soup, Sweet Potato Tacos, Mini Oat Bars, and Caramel Apple Streusel. When you’re eating a plant-based diet this satisfying and delicious, you’ll feel energized and motivated—never hungry or bored.
Originally shared with her online community, this new edition of Plantifully Lean has been redesigned to be even easier to use and expanded with new information, inspiration, and photos. To make a plant-based diet part of your healthy lifestyle, Plantifully Lean includes the following:
-Meal prep guidelines and tips
-Low-fat, plant-based comfort foods that will cover your cravings
-Lists of “high-volume foods,” or foods that are both healthy and filling and that are perfect for snacking and swapping into recipes
-Charts for balancing your plate with grains and produce
-Nutritional information for each recipe
Plantifully Lean was written to help anyone find health and well-being, whether they aim to lose weight, stave off diabetes, lower cholesterol, or address elevated blood pressure. Kiki writes with the warmth and vulnerability of someone who’s been there, and includes inspiration on every page. Plantifully Lean will help you change from the inside out.
Kiki Nelson lost seventy pounds after adopting a plant-based diet and reduced her risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. She is a frequent speaker and has appeared at The Truth About Weight Loss Summit along with Dr. Neal Barnard, John McDougal, and Joel Fuhrman. She has also contributed to the Mastering Diabetes conference and Rip Esselstyn’s Plant Stock. Born in the Yucatán Peninsula, Kiki lives in Colorado with her family. You can find her at @PlantifulKiki on Instagram and YouTube.
“Plantifully Lean is such a gorgeous cookbook filled with easy, healthy plant-based dishes that even non-vegans will want to eat. Kiki shares advice and inspiration to anyone who wants to begin a healthy journey. I LOVE THIS COOKBOOK!” – Gina Homolka, New York Times Bestselling Author of Skinnytaste
"Equal parts vegan cookbook and motivational self-help guide, Plantifully Lean is the culmination of Kiki Nelson’s firsthand knowledge about taking control of your health through a plant-based diet…Her debut book, based on the insights she shares on her blog of the same name, is peppered with inspiring stories, self-love, and tons of scrumptious meals that will nourish you from the inside out…Nelson approaches health and weight loss from a sustainable, holistic perspective to counter the damage that trendy fad diets can wreak on both your body and your mind, which earns her book a top spot on our shelf for years to come."
— Forks Over Knives.com
"Delicious, versatile and approachable plant-based goodness is the name of the game for Kiki Nelson. If you're looking to level up your plant-based lifestyle to new healthy heights, this is a must-have book for any novice or experienced cook!" -- Carleigh Bodrug, New York Times Bestselling Author of PlantYou
“Weight loss is simple, yet never seems to be easy, until it is. And that’s what Plantifully Lean will help you understand – that nourishing your body with healthy foods IS easy. Dieting is a multi-billion-dollar industry and it’s no wonder people feel confused, overwhelmed…yet achieving a healthy weight is possible. Plantifully Lean is not just another diet book; it is a guide for learning how to fuel your body with the healthy foods on which it is designed to run best. Once you understand and implement the simple nutrition concepts explained in Plantifully Lean, you will be on your way to achieving a healthy weight and having a sense of peace and freedom around food. I highly recommend Kiki’s evidence-based approach to living a healthy and happy life!”
— Karen Smith, RDN, CDCES, Barnard Medical Center