Subtitle Plant-based recipes for positive mental health

Lauren Lovatt
Price $26.00 / £20.00

Mind Food is a delicious and revolutionary invitation to eating whole foods, with a mind-nourishing twist – inspired by years of research around how food can make us happy and boost our moods.

Founder of the Plant Academy and the woman behind Feed Your Mind Candy, plant-based chef and food educator Lauren Lovatt mindfully reconnects readers to the adage of ‘we are what we eat’ in this appetising new-wave cookbook. 

Drawing on her own experiences of mental health, Lovatt presents an empowering approach to food and wellbeing which is nourishing, sustainable and good for both us and the planet.

Focusing on hero ingredients of plants, whole grains, healthy fats, legumes, and tonic herbs, vibrant vegan recipes offer emotional balance with a splash of creativity, and a sprinkle of magic!

With recipes presented by season in order to make the most of freshly-grown produce and to maximise the benefits according to our different needs at each time of year, ideas in this book include:
  • Flavourful and brain-boosting kimchi and black bean tostadas;
  • Delicious pumpkin arancini, filled with healthy fats and rainbow vegetables; 
  • A destressing CBD stir-fry with wild rice, ginger and sunflower seeds; 
  • An energy-boosting mind food fry-up of qi beans, scrambled tofu, caramelized tomatoes and smoked mushrooms...

And many, many more!

Mind Food is about connecting with yourself and the world around you, and offers a holistic toolbox of insights into how to live in sync with the world. It shares lifestyle practices that inspire new activities, and delicious sweet and savoury recipes focused on seasonal ingredients and tonics to support your brain through each life-affirming season.

Nurture your mental and physical health with Mind Food, a must-have cookbook for every kitchen library.
Format Hardcover Book 192 Pages
ISBN 9780711264571
Size7.09 in x 9.06 in / 180.00 mm x 230.00 mm
Published Date February 15th, 2022
Lauren Lovatt
Lauren Lovatt is a vegan chef and pioneer in the mood food movement with radical supper club, Feed Your Mind Candy. She chefs at hipster plant-based culinary academy and restaurant Plant Hub, in East London, with the visionary likes of eco-chef and Guardian columnist Tom Hunt, and zero-waste chef Douglas McMaster. Lauren trained in LA and NYC, led the PlantLab Barcelona School and ran Asparagasm in the Cotswolds. She runs popular festival events at Glastonbury and Shambhala, and is regularly interviewed on how to express, support and inspire better mental health through plant-based, far out food. Lauren has taught ‘mind candy’ on retreats in Bali, Spain and in the States, and has set up the first vegan kitchen in Paris, at Hoy hotel.
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