Christina Pirello takes the mystery out of preparing whole foods and adds a liberal sprinkling of fun. Out with processed and chemically enhanced food. Out with dairy, sugar and meat. In with whole grains, vegetables, fruit, beans and fish. From savory soups to innovative entrees and delectable desserts, Christina includes more than 500 recipes and ideas to make wholesome eating an everyday event. Along with great recipes, what this cookbook is really about is changing the way you think about the foods you choose. More than simple substitutions - brown-rice syrup instead of sugar, brown rice instead of white - Christina offers a cookbook that can change your life and how you live it day to day. With menu examples, tips on meal planning, a shopping guide, product-resource list and extensive glossary, Christina makes healthy eating a most delicious adventure.Pirello, Christina is the author of 'Cooking the Whole Foods Way Your Complete, Everyday Guide to Healthy, Delicious Eating With 500 Vegan Recipes, Menus, Techniques, Meal Planning, Buying Tips, Wit and Wisdom', published 2007 under ISBN 9781557885173 and ISBN 1557885176.