Plant-Powered Families Overview

With tips and recipes for every palate, Plant-Powered Families is a perfect reference for parents raising children or families. Veteran cookbook author Dreena Burton shows whole food, plant-based diet can be easy, delicious, and healthy for your entire family. In Plant-Powered Families, Burton shares over 100 whole-food, vegan recipes—tested and approved by her own three children. Your family will love the variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snacks, including:

  • Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
  • Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Cinnamon French Toast
  • No-Bake Granola Bars
  • Creamy Fettuccine
  • Sneaky Chickpea Burgers
  • Apple Pie Chia Pudding

Plus salad dressings, sauces, and sprinkles that will dress up any dish!

With tips for handling challenges that come with every age and stage—from toddler to teen years —Plant-Powered Families is a perfect reference for parents raising “weegans” or families looking to transition to a vegan diet.

Burton shares advice and solutions from her own experience for everything from pleasing picky eaters and stocking a vegan pantry to packing school lunches and dealing with challenging social situations. Plant-Powered Families also includes nutritionist-approved references for dietary concerns that will ensure a smooth and successful transition for your own plant-powered family!


About the Author

Dreena Burton has been vegan for 20 years, in that time writing 5 bestselling cookbooks charting her journey as a plant-powered cook and at-home mother of three. Always passionate about creating nutritious recipes, she is an advocate of using the “vegan basics” to create delicious food for the whole family.

Dreena has appeared on television and radio. She is a recipe contributor for well-known sites including KrisCarr, Forks Over Knives, Engine 2 Diet, and PCRM. Dreena has written for publications including Yoga Journal, Today’s Parent, VegNews, and Alive magazine. Her “Homestyle Chocolate Chip” video has become her signature cookie recipe and has received over 200,000 YouTube views.


Editorial Reviews

Plant-Powered Families will revolutionize how you cook. Dreena’s recipes are brilliant, combining nutrient-dense foods in imaginative ways to produce the most delicious, family-friendly dishes.” – Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary and author of Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food


Books by Dreena Burton