Fabulous Food for Family and Friends
Fabulous Food for Family and Friends
By Cheryl Thomas Peters

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Fabulous Food for Family and Friends will help you entertain with elegance and style and make it simpler than ever before. Full-course vegetarian menus save you time and bring sumptuous, heart-healthy spreads to your table.

More than 130 recipes provide that extra-special touch to a wide variety of occasions—country picnics, festive holidays, relaxing brunches, barbecues, luscious luncheons, and elegant dinners. Choose from Italian, Greek Finnish, or Mexican dishes–just a few of the culinary feasts in store for your guests.

These recipes contain little or no cholesterol, and eliminate meat and refined sugar. High in fiber and low in fat, salt, and calories, they meet the dietary guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. Each menu is lavishly illustrated with a full-page color photograph.

  • 18 meatless menus, more than 130 kitchen-tested recipes
  • Complete nutritional information per serving
  • Diabetic exchange lists

Recipes for nondairy substitutes


  1. How to Get Started
  2. Brunches
        Spring Morning Brunch
        Patio Brunch
        Bridal Shower Brunch
  3. Luncheons
        Greek Luncheon
        The Better Burger and Fries
        Luncheon on the Med
        Finnish Summer Delight
  4. Dinners
        Italian at Its Best
        Country Time Family Supper
        Dinner Fresh From the Garden
        La Fiesta Grande
  5. Special Occasions
        Anniversary Dinner for Two
        Stars and Stripes Barbecue
        Tailgate Picnic
        Valentine Candlelight Dinner
        New Year's Eve Pizza Party
        Jingle Bells Buffet
  6. Desserts
         Delightfully Healthy Desserts
  7. Variations
        Nondairy Cheese
        Nondairy Milk, Cream, and Sour Cream
        Nondairy Salad Dressings and Dips
        Nondairy Mayonnaise
        Tomato Catsup Without Vinegar
        Seasoning Substitutes