Author(s): Celia Brooks
Fully updated for 2014, Low-carb & Gluten-free Vegetarian offers a complete range of easy, satisfying and stylish low-carb recipes designed specifically for vegetarians, with the added benefit that they are all gluten-free as well. With all recipes approved by the well-known nutritionist Fiona Hunter, the book offers a varied and exciting menu, that doesn't limit choice in any way. A complete diet is included, from fortifying breakfasts and satisfying main courses, to light lunches and snacks. There are even chapters on party food and sweet desserts. Low-carb & Gluten-free Vegetarian is the ideal companion for those who are trying to lose weight and also those who simply want to follow a long-term weight-maintenance lifestyle. Note: this is an updated version of Low-Carb Vegetarian, originally published in 2004.
Celia Brooks was born in Colorado, USA, and moved to Britain in 1989. She now lives in north London. She discovered a passion for cooking while working as a life model for the artist Christiane Kubrick and subsequently ran a successful vegetarian catering company, with celebrity clients including Stella McCartney. As well as writing for magazines such as BBC Good Food, she makes regular television appearances on the UK Food channel and gives live demonstrations at the world-famous Books for Cooks Cookery School, the Sainsbury's Gourmet Club and Divertimenti Cookery School. She is the author of New Vegetarian (RPS) World Vegetarian Classics, Entertaining Vegetarians and Low-Carb Vegetarian (all Pavilion). She currently hosts gourmet food tours of London and is an avid advocate of the 5:2 Diet.