Experience the happiest side of life through nourishing, beautiful foods.
Ashley Melillo believes in enjoying a wide array of wholesome foods in order to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally. When she develops recipes for her popular blog, Blissful Basil, she finds innovative and unexpected ways to use plants to create fun, flavorful dishes that keep her readers coming back again and again. Beautifully photographed, Ashley’s debut cookbook brings brand new recipes, plus a handful of signature dishes, from her kitchen to yours.
Blissful Basil focuses on creative combinations of whole foods to bring out the best flavors of plants. This cookbook features more than 100 plant-based dishes that will delight vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike. What’s more, most of the recipes are also gluten-free, soy-free, and free from refined sugars.
Inside, you’ll discover a variety of new creations and fan favorites, including:
- Raw Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Parfait with Cinnamon Soft Serve
- Burst Heirloom Tomato + SuperSeed Pesto Pasta
- Cosmically Fudgy Cacao-Tahini Brownies
- Crispy Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon Aioli
- Crispy Cauliflower Tacos with Slaw + Avocado Cream
- Pile ‘em High Epic Plant-Powered Nachos
Blissful Basil offers a vibrant journey through vegan cooking, where delicious plant-based foods become the colorful foundation for meals that nourish the body and delight the senses. When you treat plants with love and a splash of creativity, you’ll discover dishes that are flavor-packed and satisfying, whether it’s a quick breakfast or a savory dinner.
This is a cookbook for anyone in search of an accessible way to cook and enjoy more delicious, health-giving meals. Make your table a blissful place where wonderful foods rejuvenate your body, delight your palette, and enhance your well-being. With Blissful Basil, each meal is a new opportunity to choose foods that are as beneficial as they are delectable.