Put the yum into your meals with more than 85 mouthwatering vegan recipes! When Lauren Ulm went vegan, she faced the typical onslaught of questions from acquaintancesand more than the occasional wince from unsuspecting dinner guests. Vowing toprove that vegan food can be decadent and delicious and not a bland stand-in for 'normal'food she created a blog, veganyumyum. What began as a hobby became an obsession, winning her not only legions of vegan and non-vegan foodie fans, but also the 2008 BestVeggie Blog Award from VegNews magazine. Here in her debut cookbook, Lauren shows that vegan food is anything but dull, with her creativeand quirky twists on everything from crowd-pleasing appetizers to indulgent desserts, from easyweekend breakfasts to speedy weeknight dinners, plus holiday- and company-worthy fare you canserve with pride. Blueberry Waffles with Lemon Icing Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake Stuffed Banana Berry French ToastSweet Chili Lime Tofu Tahini Lemon Rice and Beans Corn Fritters Eggplant and Basil Stuffed TomatoesCreamy Tomato Barley Risotto Crispy Sesame Kale Moroccan Spiced Root Vegetable Home Fries Smoky MisoTofu Sandwiches Cannellini Bean Soup with Pan-fried Croutons Chinese Broccoli Wontons in Ginger-Soy SauceChipotle Basil Corn Chowder Baked Mac and Cheeze Gnocchi with Thyme Vinaigrette Lime Peanut Noodleswith Seitan, Kale, and Carrots and much more . . . With most ingredients both readily available and budget-friendly, Vegan Yum Yum shows anyonehow to go gourmet the vegan way."