The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts―and the Rest of Your Life
Author: Matt Frazier · Subject: Cookbooks
A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017
From the founder of No Meat Athlete: plant-based recipes packed with nutrition to help athletes perform better and recover faster.
A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) is inspiring everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors to be healthier and fitter and perform better on whole plant foods. Written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and nutrition writer Stepfanie Romine, The No Meat Athlete Cookbook features 150 whole food, vegan recipes that are affordable and quick to get on the table, even on busy nights. Here are:
Breakfasts to power you up (Almond Butter–Banana Pancakes), mains that aid recovery (Beet Bourguignon), and natural sports drinks, portables, energy bites, and bars (V9, Umeboshi Electrolyte Drink, Calorie Bomb Cookies) to take you further and help you get the most from every workout.
Minimal gluten, soy, and sweeteners, plus oil-free options throughout (ideal for followers of the Forks Over Knives diet) Meal-planning guidelines, nutritional info, adaptable “blueprint” recipes—and more
About the Author
Matt Frazier is a vegan ultramarathoner, founder of the No Meat Athlete movement, and author of No Meat Athlete. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Stepfanie Romine is a writer, yoga teacher, and health coach who has lived and cooked on three continents. She lives in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
Rich Roll is the author of Finding Ultra and, with Julie Piatt, The Plantpower Way.
“Considering No Meat Athlete is about eating a plant-based diet and running distances most people don’t even like to drive, Matt Frazier presents the tools and information he shares in a way that is downright approachable, leaving his readers energized with a sense of possibility.” – Brendan Brazier, Ultramarathon champion, professional Ironman triathlete, and author of Thrive
“Matt Frazier takes all the guesswork out of maximizing your health the plant-based way with his bulletproof primer No Meat Athlete. Whether you are an elite marathoner or a weekend warrior, this clear, concise, and no-nonsense book is your one-stop roadmap to creating and maintaining a sustainable plant-based lifestyle. All hail the running carrot!” – Rich Roll, plant-based ultra-distance athlete and author of Finding Ultra and coauthor of The Plantpower Way
“If you were not feeling inspired or empowered before reading this book, you certainly will after. No Meat Athlete is the plant-based fuel that will keep you running strong!” – Terry Walters, author of Clean Food and Clean Start
“Well-organized, very accessible, and a joy to read. This book gives you the real how and why of healthy living with real-life applications and even actual training plans and easy recipes Frazier nailed it with this book.” – Sid Garza-Hillman, author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto
“. . . an excellent resource for the new or experienced athlete. If you are looking for an outstanding guide to improving your health and fitness, No Meat Athlete is the book for you.” – Robert Cheeke, author of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness: The Complete Guide to Building Your Body on a Plant-Based Diet
“Inspiring, encouraging, and packed with practical information, this is a book that will help anyone at any fitness level learn to eat and train for optimal plant-powered health.” – Virginia Messina, author of Vegan for Life and coauthor of Never Too Late to Go Vegan
“This book is a fantastic, no-fuss, no-judgment approach to plant-based eating and fitness. Whether you’re curious, brand-new to this, or just keeping the blade sharp get educated, get fed, get fit read this book.” – Osher Gunsberg, TV host, Australian Idol
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