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We are so grateful for the support, encouragement, and reviews we have received to date for our book “The 40-Year-Old Vegan.” It means everything to us that this book is resonating with family, friends and social media followers. If we could harness the power of your words, we can make an impact on the health of so many people. We can also help animals and the planet, with ten percent of author proceeds going to Mercy for Animals (www.mercyforanimals.org) Are you with us?
We are using this great platform, Thunderclap, to generate all the social posts of support in advance so that they all launch simultaneously on the day of our official book launch, April 4, 2017, at 9 am. With your help, our official launch date of April 4 will make a HUGE impact on human health, animal welfare, and our planet! Thank you for lending your voice to help make our book a success! #40YOV
About The 40-Year-Old Vegan Cookbook:
It’s so much more than a cookbook - it’s 75 mouthwatering recipes and an easy, common-sense plan to get you leaner, cleaner and greener in the second half of life! This is not about dieting–by the time you’ve reached age 40, you’ve learned that diets never work. It’s about cooking and living in a way that’s healthy, delicious and easy. We’ve taken our favorite comfort foods from childhood, made healthier versions of them and provided a step-by-step guide to introduce you to a way of life that you’ll love–even if you never become 100 percent vegan. It’s about moving in the direction of more fruits, vegetables and grains–and, yes, even pasta! (Did we mention we're Italian?) We’ve also included stories of people who made these same dietary changes after the age 40 and never looked back; they’re living healthy, active, vibrant lives and you can too.
Weight loss, energy, and abundant health are just a few side-effects of a plant-based life.The stories will inspire you, the meal plans will guide you, the recipes will keep you coming back for more! If you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired, or if you just feel it’s time for a healthy change, this book is for you. Join us in this simple, nutritious and delicious lifestyle.
What others are saying about The 40-Year-Old Vegan:
"Curious would-be vegans and vegetarians will find the duo's advice, meal plan, and case studies to be both informative and encouraging. This is the perfect primer for those curious about transitioning to a meatless diet without investing too much time or money." ― Publisher's Weekly
"This book is about abundance, the abundance of a delicious lifestyle that is marked, at its core, by one simple philosophy. Call it a golden rule. Thou shalt not kill...It seamlessly helps you avoid the minefields of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, etc." ―Jane Velez-Mitchell, Founder/Editor of JaneUnChained.com
“Whatever age you are, once you open The 40-Year-Old Vegan your health can transform in ways you may not have previously imagined. Author Sandra Sellani writes with a blend of passion and compassion as she shares her culinary vision leading to better health, a better world, and a better life for the animals we share our planet with. I not only enjoyed Sandra’s personal insights but also felt a bit like Pavlov’s dog upon seeing the Sellani sisters’ mouth-watering recipes. I look forward to recommending this book to my patients whether they are forty, fifty, or eighty.” ―Carlyn Montes De Oca, L.A.c, M.T.O.M., best-selling author, speaker, plant-based nutritional
"Sandra makes transitioning easy. If you’re going vegan then you need this book or even if you are vegan, the recipes are incredible. Asian dumplings, shepherd's pie with lentils, mammas family Italian recipes. It just gets better and better as you turn each page. If you tried 1 recipe each night you still wouldn't get through them all in a year. The book is chock full of delicious meals and tips on how to stay on track. She doesn't guilt or shame you if you slip up or start out slow as you dip your toe in the water, she just encourages you with advice and facts that encourage you to learn and explore veganism and your taste buds thank you. – Kirsty Spraggon, Kirsty TV·
"I purchased this book for my daughter who is a vegan and has been for a number of years. I am not a vegan, however, with a family member who is, I have made a number of changes to my eating habits. We typically eat vegan in the house at least 2 to 3 times per week. Most of the time I find the meals to be somewhat bland and not very satisfying. I grew up in an Italian family so meals were a big part of my life. I was excited when I found the recipe for Italian wedding soup. One of my favorites. My daughter and I made it last night and it was excellent. As good if not better than the non-vegan soup from our favorite restaurant. The desserts look very good as well and I look forward to trying at least one or two of them over the weekend. The articles were very informative and I enjoyed reading about Sandra’s journey. My daughter is planning on going over the book tonight and putting together a shopping list for the weekend. Not sure if I will ever switch to a vegan lifestyle, but I do have some delicious foods I can now eat that are." - Rick B. Amazon Review
"I just ordered my eighth copy of this book. Never did I imagine I would fall so in love with a Vegan cookbook. The recipes are easy to follow with basic ingredients. Each recipe has a family reference that will remind you of those family Sunday Dinners growing up. The photos are vibrant and colorful, fueling your energy! You will want to find the nearest farmers market so you can begin your vegan journey. This book is a celebration of family, stories of friends and the start of a healthy clean life." – Tricia, Amazon Review
"As a non-vegan in the process of transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, I'm so excited to try some of these recipes. I have some stomach issues and every time, I omit dairy and meat from my diet, I feel better. At the same time, I love to eat and still want to enjoy my favorite comfort foods. I think this book will allow me to have the best of both worlds." – Melissa P., Amazon review
"The book is much more than a recipe book. It contains educational and inspirational accounts of vegan living. Of course, recipes, gorgeous photos and "veganizing" tips are great too. Good for a vegan, but especially nice gift for others wanting an easy and colorful tutorial." – John, Amazon review
Thank you for your support! We have Five Book Winners!
April 4, 2017
Thank you to everyone who supported our Thunderclap Campaign for The 40-Year-Old Vegan Cookbook! We reached 102,732 people today because of you. Mercy for Animals is the beneficiary of ten percent of author proceeds, so you have helped animals in need as well.
We have FIVE cookbook winners from our drawing and their names are listed below:
* Cindy Semendoff * Holly Snickelfritz * Karen Peters * Sarah Point Du Jour * Donna Orth
If your name is listed, you will be contacted shortly for your mailing address and a book will be shipped out to you! Thank you to everyone for your support!
To your continued health, Sandra & Susan Sellani Authors, "The 40-Year-Old Vegan"
Twin sisters Susan and Sandra Sellani have been cooking since childhood. They are business executives by profession but cooks by nature. Their recipes have been handed down through the generations and now they want to share healthier, plant-based versions with you, along with a plan for living a leaner, cleaner and greener life!