Try three healthy summer dishes.
Vegan Secret Supper (2013 Arsenal Pulp Press) is a collection of healthy, simple recipes by chef Mérida Anderson of VSS (Vegan Secret Supper), a dining club that she has run in Vancouver, Montreal and New York. At VSS, Mérida creates amazing vegan dishes that prove that sophisticated, spectacular dinner parties can be meat-free. With her focus on menu-planning and simple, seasonal ingredients, she offers readers all the tools they need to create healthy, sumptuous meals, whether it's a dish for a potluck, a romantic dinner for two, or a celebration for 20. Here, try three recipes from the book, including an apple and beet salad (pictured above), sesame avocado quinoa pilaf and refreshing lavender vanilla ice cream.