If you prefer to eat vegetarian; for whatever reason, there could be no better guide than this handy, information-packed book. It is simple to use, full of helpful advice, and contains an abundance of recipe ideas specifically aimed at people living alone or as a couple. Written by one of today's best-selling authors in the field, its advice will help you ensure that your diet contains all you need for optimum health, and by using foods that are in season it enables you to eat royally without spending more than you wish. The book includes guidance on what you should eat and how much; the fat, protein and cholesterol content of different foods; vitamins and minerals and which type of food for value; which foods are in season through the twelve months of the year; wise and thrifty shopping; and equipment you will need for your kitchen. The main part of the book consists of recipes for every meal of the day, from the most basic to the more elaborate, all geared to the needs of one or two people.