Packed with 150 plant-based, nutrient-dense, whole food recipes developed within the Thrive nutritional philosophy, Thrive Energy Cookbook brings concepts that started the functional, plant-based nutrition revolution to life. Recipes are all vegan and allergen-free (or with gluten-free options) to eliminate wheat, yeast, gluten, soy, refined sugar, and dairy from your diet.
Easy-to-make and performance-enhancing, these chef-created recipes merge purpose driven functionality (every ingredient has a nutritional purpose) with mouth-watering appeal. From the alkaline-forming, plant protein-packed Vanilla-Almond-Mocha Motivator Smoothie to Roasted Red Pepper & Sweet Potato Soup, Thai Green Curry Rice Bowl, and desserts such as Raspberry Chocolate Pomegranate Tart, Thrive Energy Cookbook will have you quickly preparing nutrient-packed and delicious dishes.
About the Author
Brendan Brazier is the international bestselling author of Thrive, Thrive Foods, and Thrive Fitness. Brendan is head of nutrition for the Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling Team and nutrition consultant to several NHL, MLB, NFL, MLS, UFC, and Olympic athletes. He is a former professional Ironman triathlete, two-time Canadian ultramarathon champion, and creator of Vega, the award-winning line of whole food nutritional products.
Praise for Brendan Brazier:
"Brendan gets it! His nutritional approach is what supercharges results." Tony Horton, creator of P90X, the world's bestselling workout program
"Thrive Energy Cookbook is a must-have for gourmets and athletes alike." Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S., Group Training Director for Men's Fitness and Muscle & Fitness magazines
"When world-class athletes want to get even better, Brendan is the man who gets the call." Brendon Burchard, New York Times bestselling author of The Charge
"As our head of nutrition, Brendan's implementation of purpose-driven nutrition has allowed our pro cycling team to meet the demands of grueling training better than ever before." Matt Johnson, President of Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling Team and founder of The Feed
"Brendan's commitment to the study of plant-based nutrition and research makes for a wonderful cookbook." Joe Hogarty, Baltimore Orioles strength and conditioning coach
"Brendan's systematic approach to performance plant-based nutrition has helped me to reduce inflammation, speed my recovery, and has boosted my overall performance. The recipes are delicious!" Mike Zigomanis, NHL player and member of the 2009 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins
"Former Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier is nothing short of a phenomenon. Not only did he show the world that professional athletes can excel on a vegan diet, he is the creator of the Vega line of plant-based nutrition products. When thumbing through his brand-new Thrive Energy Cookbook (Brazier's fourth book), I was astounded by the quality of his 150 whole-food recipes--which include a delightful chia seed blueberry pudding, a sumptuous yellow peanut curry rice bowl, and a mouthwatering strawberry-goji berry dark chocolate cheesecake. I want it all."—VegNews (Cofounder Coleen Holland)
"From the bestselling author of the Thrive series comes 150 plant-based, nutrient dense recipes. Athletes or anyone in need of an energy boost will enjoy dishes like kale chips with edamame hummus; avocado, black bean, and chipotle burger; and even the decadent cashew chocolate mousse layer cake."—New You