Mollie Katzen

Renowned cookbook author and James Beard Award Hall of Fame Inductee. Find out more about Mollie's smart recipes, kitchen tips and grocery shopping ideas.

With over six million books in print, Mollie Katzen is an inductee of the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. Named by Health Magazine as “one of the five women who changed the way we eat,” she is best known as the author-illustrator of the vegetarian classics, Moosewood Cookbook and The Enchanted Broccoli Forest.

Ms. Katzen’s other books include the best-selling children's trilogy (hailed by The New York Times as “the gold standard of children’s cookbooks”) Pretend Soup, Honest Pretzels, and Salad People.In addition to her many cookbooks, Ms. Katzen has co-authored Eat, Drink, & Weigh Less with Walter Willett, MD of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Mollie Katzen’s newest book and twelfth title is The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013), touted by The New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, Amazon, and Apple as one of the best books of the year.

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