Plant-powered dietitian Sharon Palmer tells the diverse story of California veganism with recipes showcasing local produce and celebrating the cultural roots, historical legacy, and future of plant-based pioneers in the state. California is where vegan culture all began, and where a diverse group of innovators continue breaking new ground. From the first glimpses of California cuisine in the 1970s to today’s Silicon Valley startups revolutionizing the way America eats, the Golden State starts the veggie trends the rest of the country follows. Featuring over 100 plant-based recipes with full nutritional information and illustrated with original photography, California Vegan welcomes Californians into veganism and vegans all over the world into California.
“Sharon Palmer reflects what California represents in many peoples’ imaginations – she’s bright, vibrant, friendly, and adapatable to the various seismic shifting we’re all challenged with. Sharon’s early lifetime experience among an archetypal blue zone community, plus her constant quest to keep up with the latest research, makes her a valued food and nutrition expert for all things plant-based, “ Janine Bandcroft, Plant Powered Radio Vlog, Radio, and Podcast Producer.