Offering great advice to the more than two million newly vegetarian teenagers -- plus lots of reassurance to their parents -- here is one reliable source for nutritional information, vegetarian values, recipes and cooking tips, as well as a resource guide to veggie-friendly colleges and America's best vegetarian restaurants. You'll find tips for co-existing with non-vegetarians and answers to even the wackiest questions.
In addition to facts on trends and nutrition news, "Vegetables Rock!" serves up sixty easy and delicious recipes from some of the country's top chefs and hippest restaurants. Deborah Madison, Giulano Hazan, Matthew Kenney, Angelica Kitchen, and Blanche's Organic have contributed recipes for such dishes as Golden Caramelized Tofu, Enchiladas Nortenas, Perfect Brown Rice, Pasta and White Bean Soup with Garlic and Rosemary, Tropical Fruit Smoothie, and Chocolate Devastation Cake. Even teenagers who think that pizza d potato chips are the mainstay of a balanced vegetarian diet can be persuaded to try something new.