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Mollie Katzen’s Sunlight Café:
Breakfast Served All Day

By Mollie Katzen

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ISBN 10: 0786862696
304 pages

In this new cookbook, the beloved author and illustrator of the classic Moosewood Cookbook (one of the top ten best-selling cookbooks of all time), The Enchanted Broccoli Forest, and, Vegetable Heaven now presents a beautifully-illustrated collection of over 350 irresistible and surprising recipes for breakfast.

Mollie Katzen’s Sunlight Café shows you how to prepare delicious, meatless, and protein-rich breakfasts of all kinds. Whether you’re faced with a sit-down brunch for ten or just want an on-the-go breakfast treat for one, Mollie will have the perfect (and healthful) choice for you. Sunlight Café has sections on yogurt and cheeses, pancakes and waffles, muffins and biscuits, eggs and tofu, coffee cakes and protein bars, puddings and flans — and much more! In addition to showing you exactly how to make the perfect omelet or the crispiest waffle, Mollie offers mouth-watering recipes for plum-studded morning cake; raspberry-drenched rhubarb; crispy southwest polenta hash; winter frittata with red onions, red potatoes, ruby chard, and goat cheese, honey maple breakfast flan; and gingerbread pancakes. Also included are wonderful recipes for quick and easy morning treats — basmati almond muffins; giant savory popovers; and peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal protein bars — with simple instructions on how to freeze or store them. Gracing the pages are Katzen’s luminous paintings, richly evocative of the pleasures of cooking and eating. Mollie Katzen’s Sunlight Café will appeal to anyone who loves cooking, and wants to feel energized in the morning and stay focused throughout the day.


“A wonderful, warm and caring book about breakfast.” —Ft. Sun Sentinel

“Delightfully delicious.” –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“The inimitable Katzen provides meatless and delicious recipes.” —Book Magazine

“Delightfully delicious book.” —Miami Herald

“Mollie Katzen’s work is the exemplar of a healthful cooking style that has no dogma and offers no apologies.”
The New York Times

“The Enchanted Mollie Katzen is a living legend.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“The exuberant author of the Moosewood Cookbook, sprightly and inspired, always sounds like a talented chum sharing her family favorites.”

“Mollie Katzen is a beloved mentor.”

“Mollie Katzen is known for her inventive vegetarian recipes, and we are all eating better for it.”
The Washington Post

“Her enthusiasm is catching.”
The Village Voice

“This woman has changed the way many people think aboutfood and how they cook.”
Boston Herald

“Take a large helping of culinary passion, add a pinch of artistic creativity, sprinkle with down-home charm; you have Mollie Katzen, a cookbook author whose avocations blended into a career.”
St. Petersburg Times

“Mollie Katzen is a seminal figure in the field.”
Publishers Weekly


Wild Rice with cherries and hazelnuts

Wild rice has been a staple for the Ojibwa, Chippewa, and Algonquin people for thousands of years. Native Americans in the Great Lakes region still use wild rice in just about everything: cakes, breads,

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