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This vegan cookbook from The Big Bang Theory actress and mom Bialik and pediatrician Gordon (Preventing Autism: What You Can Do To Protect Your Child Before and After Birth) seeks to convince readers to adopt a plant-based diet. The authors argue that veganism is more healthy, ethical, and environmentally friendly than other diets and spend considerable time describing the evils of cheese, ice cream, and other popular foods. They attempt approachability but come across as strongly biased; for instance, they denounce Oscar Mayer Lunchables, listing all their processed ingredients, but never examine the makeup of popular dairy substitutes (e.g., vegan mayonnaise). VERDICT Many readers will enjoy these easy, family-friendly recipes, but they should consult the dietary advice with caution. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.