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about the book

In hot for food all day, Lauren collects her simplest, tastiest recipes, for the quickest weeknight meals, easy work lunches, and satisfying breakfasts. There’s over 120 recipes in this cookbook—a follow up to her bestseller, Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes to Feed Your Face.

Separated by meal type, and with choose-your-own-adventure recipes for mac ‘n’ cheesepopcorn snack mixesscones, and more, hot for food all day has everything you can expect from Lauren–Buffalo Chicken CrunchwrapsSpiced Grilled CheeseStuffed Breakfast DanishesTokyo Street Fries–as well as ideas for leveling up your leftovers to make your vegan meals amazing all week. With photos chronicling what Lauren eats in a day, as well as endless ideas for dressings, sauces, and other flavor boosters, Lauren proves again that vegans can eat whatever they want.

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💙 over 100 recipes!

💙 drool worthy photos for every recipe!

💙 more hot tips and multiple ways to transform the leftovers you’ve created!

💙 inspirational meal plans and pairings!

💙 grocery shopping / pantry stocking list!

💙 chapters for breakfast, lunch, dinner, sweets, sauces, and snacks!

💙 maybe some photos of Snickles!


virtual book tour 2021

We can’t meet in person this time around but I am going on a virtual book tour to celebrate the launch of hot for food all day

I’m excited to partner with a few book stores to host these exlcusive and unique events that are free to attend and available globally online. Click below to see all the events and details on how to register and gain access.

praise, all day!

There's no denying that Lauren Toyota's "Vegan Comfort Classics" is not only a staple in our household, but it just so happened to be a Team Jilly favourite (helloooo Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich!). Needless to say, I'm really looking forward to whipping up all of the delicious vegan meals in Lauren's brand new cookbook "hot for food all day". Being the carb lover that I am, I'm already eyeing her Ragu Bolognese and Bacon Kale Pasta!
From breakfast to dessert, "hot for food all day" provides all of the flavor and fun we’ve come to expect from Lauren! Her tempting dishes like the Spicy Lentil Wraps, Fries & Salad, and Apple Crumble Muffins are going to be on repeat in my kitchen. I love that Lauren shares creative tips for transforming leftovers into entirely new “levelled up” recipes and also how to build your very own custom vegan bowls from the ground up (be still my heart). hot for food all day is sure to heat things up in your kitchen!
When it comes to creating delicious food, Lauren Toyota knows how to hit hard. In "hot for food all day", she shares fantastic base recipes that can be enjoyed on their own or morphed into something completely new. From killer snacks and epic sandwiches to savory pasta dishes and delightful desserts- this book is overflowing with fun and easy recipes that everyone will love.
"hot for food all day" delivers the inspired, indulgent vegan comfort food that Lauren is known for (four types of grilled cheese, yes please!) in a unique, time-saving, dollar-saving approach. Who knew you could upcycle soups into dipping sauces, pasta sauces, cheese fries, and enchiladas? Lauren did, and she’s sharing her tips and tricks on how to cook amazing vegan recipes on the fly in this must-have cookbook!
We love Lauren! It’s hard not to, she didn’t just write a cookbook, she is hot for food ~ all day long! Her compassion and enthusiasm are contagious and inspiring. Her recipes are fun, exciting and easy to follow! She brings a refreshing ‘matter of fact’ energy to her work and videos that shines above and beyond. We love this book and you will too!
The number of people actively incorporating plant-based foods into their diets has grown exponentially over the past decade. Problem is, many recent converts still long for the comforting foods that they grew up eating and have a hard time finding reliable recipes to fulfill their cravings, leading to dissatisfaction and defeat. Enter Lauren Toyota. Like her first book, "hot for food all day" provides the tools for making plant-based eating fun and accessible—fundamental skills for making dishes, tips for breathing life into leftovers, and menu plans for bringing it all together. Whether you’re a straight-edge vegan or an omnivore who embraces “Meatless Mondays” and “Vegan Before Six,” this book will provide mouthwatering meals for breakfast, dinner, and everything in between.
In "hot for food all day"Lauren brings a spirit of fun and joy to everyday vegan cooking with recipes that are creative and accessible for all types of home cooks.
Lauren's incredibly energetic and welcoming voice shines brightly in the pages of "hot for food all day". I love how she encourages us to break the rules, discover our unique kitchen magic, and embrace joyful meals. And to reduce food waste, helping us turn the foods we'd consider labeling as "boring leftovers" into deliciously creative masterpieces.
hot for food all day author Lauren Toyota

about the author

Lauren Toyota is the author of the bestselling cookbook Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes To Feed Your Face. She’s been named one of Canada’s Most Influential Vegans (Impact Magazine) and has appeared on many national television programs sharing her expertise for making vegan food fast and fun. Lauren’s YouTube channel, Instagram, and site, hot for food, have amassed millions of views and devoted fans.

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