Framed by her own personal struggle with bulimia and body dysmorphia, Maria Koutsogiannis' Mindful Vegan Meals traces the foods she ate to get her to the next stage of her recovery in a way that will inspire and help others with this large and growing problem as evidenced by her large social media following. Maria pairs stories of her recovery from bulimia and body dysmorphia with the recipes that kept her body nourished along the way, giving an intimate look at how she went from eating disorder to proclaiming her personal mantra: "Fear not. Food is your friend." Packed with 75 vibrant and healthy recipes inspired by her journey, including milestone recipes like the first carbs she allowed herself to eat, Mindful Vegan Mealsoffers a hopeful look at life while overcoming an eating disorder.
Maria Koutsogiannis is the blogger behind Food by Maria. Her recipes have been featured in Impact Magazine, Spoonful: A Guide to Food and Laughter, Whole Foods, and Food Network Canada. She has 133k Instagram followers and lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.