The Colorful Family Table

Seasonal Plant-Based Recipes for the Whole Family

Delight your family’s palate with a rainbow of delicious, plant-based dishes!

Have an array of mouths to feed? Stubborn preteen, picky toddler, or a spouse skeptical of anything labeled “vegan”? The Colorful Family Table is here to help.

Certified health coach, plant-based food blogger and author of The Colorful Kitchen Ilene Godofsky returns with more than 90 all-new plant-based recipes perfect for your family’s table. Created from simple, familiar ingredients, Ilene’s recipes are reader-tested to please even the most finicky family members.

Inside, discover healthy, seasonal recipes, including:

  • Watermelon and Tofu Feta Salad
  • Zucchini Corn Fritters with Basil Aioli
  • Bacon, Kale & Apple Sammie
  • Pumpkin-Stuffed Pumpkin Mac n Cheese
  • Everything Bagel Pancakes & Spring Veggies with Hollandaise Sauce
  • Blueberry Quinoa Cornbread Muffins
  • Tempeh Tacos with Peach Salsa
  • Ross’s Rainbow Veggie Kabobs

With easy-to-follow instructions (even for the kitchen novice!) and prep times designed for busy families, making meals as nutritious and delicious as they are eye-catching has never been easier. Make your family table a colorful family table, and spend more time enjoying the people who matter the most.

About Ilene

Ilene Godofsky is a health coach, recipe developer, food photographer and the author of the blog The Colorful Kitchen. From her small (but colorful!) kitchen in Queens, New York, she combines her background in design with her passion for plant-based food to create and share recipes that are “colorful, not complicated.”

Publication Details

  • Title: The Colorful Family Table
  • Subtitle: Seasonal Plant-Based Recipes for the Whole Family
  • Author: Ilene Godofsky Moreno
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication Date: December 3, 2019
  • Price: $19.95 US
  • Format: Paperback
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9
  • Page Count: 256
  • ISBN: 9781948836470


Ilene's recipes do a beautiful job at bringing colorful fruits and veggies together for vibrant dishes that also bring the whole family together. I love how she shares tips on how to cook for kids and prepare ahead of time for meals . . . The recipes are mouth-watering and full of soul-satisfying flavors!

Brandi Doming, author of The Vegan 8 Cookbook

Ilene brings the family together at the table with scrumptious vegan recipes everyone will enjoy. These health-focused seasonal recipes will make you and your family feel great, all while tasting great, too!

Sam Turnbull, author of Fuss-Free Vegan and creator of It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

If you've ever felt alone in your household sea of not-so-healthy eaters, this book will save you . . . With The Colorful Family Table, Ilene's ensuring that everyone in your family will love tasting the rainbow—of plants.

Talia Pollock, author of Party in Your Plants

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