The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts - and the Rest of Your Life (Paperback)

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts - and the Rest of Your Life By Matt Frazier, Stepfanie Romine, Rich Roll (Foreword by) Cover Image

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts - and the Rest of Your Life (Paperback)


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Delicious, plant-powered recipes to power you—to perform better, recover faster, feel great!—the one and only No Meat Athlete cookbook, from The New York Times–bestselling author of The Plant-Based Athlete

A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017

A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) earns new fans every day by showing how everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors can become even healthier and fitter by eating whole plant foods.

Now The No Meat Athlete Cookbook—written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and food writer Stepfanie Romine—showcases 125 delicious vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world. Put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably, with:

  • Morning meals to power your day (Almond Butter–Banana Pancakes, Harissa Baked Tofu)

  • Homemade sports drinks to fuel your workouts (Cucumber-Lime Electrolyte Drink, Switchel: The Original Sports Drink)

  • Nutrient-packed mains to aid recovery (Naked Samosa Burgers, Almost Instant Ramen)

  • Sweets that work for your body (Two-Minute Turtles, Mango Sticky Rice)

  • Oil-free options for every recipe; gluten-free and soy-free options throughout

New York Times–bestselling author Matt Frazier is a vegan ultramarathoner, founder of the No Meat Athlete movement, and author of The No Meat Athlete Cookbook. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Stepfanie Romine is a journalist turned plant-based recipe developer, health coach, and yoga teacher who writes about natural health and wellness. She lives in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
Foreword author Rich Roll is the author of Finding Ultra and, with Julie Piatt, The Plantpower Way.
Product Details ISBN: 9781615192663
ISBN-10: 1615192662
Publisher: The Experiment
Publication Date: May 16th, 2017
Pages: 288
Language: English
2017 Foreword INDIES Bronze Winner

"This magnificent book is everything you need to finally put your unhealthy food habits permanently in the rearview and adopt the lifestyle that will truly transform your life.

— Rich Roll, from the foreword

Perfect for vegan athletes.
— Shape

An uncomplicated guide to fueling a team of cyclists or a family of four.
— Outside Magazine

Bringing creativity to each protein-packed meal, from hearty veggie hoagies to tahini green beans, this accessible resource by marathoner Frazier (and nutritionist Romine) proves that athletes can, indeed, survive and thrive on a plant-based diet.
— Library Journal

[A] comprehensive collection of meatless dishes for all times of the day and all types of workout regimens. . . . An easy entry into meat-free eating.
— Publishers Weekly

Without the right foods, athletes may appear fit on the outside while actually being extremely unhealthy on the inside. Fortunately, with a plant-based diet you can have the best of both worlds, and the recipes in The No Meat Athlete Cookbook will help you do it. I highly recommend this cookbook for active people and athletes at every level who want to perform at their best, while protecting themselves from disease with whole, plant-based foods.

— Michael Greger, MD, New York Times–bestselling author of How Not to Die

If you want to up your game then The No Meat Athlete Cookbook is for you. Packed with wonderful information and killer recipes, this book is Where. It. Is. At! I’m a fan!

— Rip Esselstyn, New York Times–bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet and Plant-Strong

Finally, a book for the athlete centered on whole food! Matt and Stepfanie show us food supporting maximum health span can taste amazing too. Whether you want a quick grab-and-go or a date night gourmet dinner, The No Meat Athlete Cookbook has something for you.

— Ray Cronise, former NASA scientist, cofounder of the Zero Gravity Corporation, TEDMED speaker and author of Our Broken Plate

Clean Protein + Easy Recipes = Hot Body. Matt Frazier rocks it all in this superstar book!
— Kathy Freston, New York Times bestselling author of The Lean, The Book of Veganish, and Quantum Wellness

Whether you’re an accomplished athlete, a weekend jogger, or someone who just wants to eat the way many of the world’s greatest athletes and healthiest people do, you’ve come to the right place. If you want to look great and feel even better, this is the book for you.
— John Robbins, bestselling author and president of The Food Revolution Network

Finally, a practical, plant-based cookbook designed for busy athletes! If you’re looking to fuel your active lifestyle, whether you’re a No Meat Athlete or just interested in having more energy and faster recovery after exercise, this cookbook hits the spot. With an oil-free option for every plant-powered recipe, TheNo Meat Athlete Cookbook is a game changer in the health and fitness industry.

— Robert Cheeke, founder/president of, author of Shred It!

Matt’s follow up to the highly acclaimed No Meat Athlete is the perfect resource for any elite athlete or weekend warrior looking for plant-based recipes to fuel their body. The No Meat Athlete Cookbook provides an incredible array of practical whole-food recipes—recipes with accessible ingredients, easy cooking techniques, and flexibility for certain dietary restrictions, such as no-oil and gluten-free.

— Baggio Husidic, midfielder, LA Galaxy

From the moment I cracked it open, I was delighted by the simplicity and spirit of The No Meat Athlete Cookbook. Whether you’re a hardcore athlete ready to up your game or someone wanting to take your health and vitality to the next level—this book

— Jason Wrobel, bestselling author of Eaternity and Cooking Channel host

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook is filled with helpful advice for anybody interested in eating and living better, whether you’re a longtime vegan or just curious about healthier food. I highly recommend this inspiring book, which will help you adopt habits to support a happy and active life.

— Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary president and cofounder

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook is a masterpiece to behold. It is beautifully crafted, extraordinarily engaging, and absolutely brimming with sound, practical advice. The recipes are creative, fun, and wonderfully wholesome. This book provides a simple solution for everyone who is committed to healthful, compassionate choices.

— Brenda Davis, RD, coauthor of Becoming Vegan