New book features vegetarian recipes from St. Augustne restaurants, food truck and bed & breakfast inns

Attention Foodies:  now available on AmazonVeggin In St. Augustine, is a recently published recipe book by local author Jennifer W. Jordan, featuring exclusive vegetarian recipes from St. Augustine restaurants, food trucks, and bed and breakfasts.

“It was important for me to represent the broad culinary experiences St. Augustine has to offer. This book appeals to both local food adventurers as well as people who love St. Augustine and would like to take a taste of it home with them.” – Jennifer W. Jordan, Author of Veggin In St. Augustine

Vegetarian recipes (many being vegan) come from surprising locations such as Michael’s Steak House. Chef Michael Lugo created vegan dishes for the book that will be made available upon request to restaurant guests. Serenata Beach Club head chef Evan C. Brown created several vegan dishes that will add to the Club’s variety of culinary dishes. BackYard Buffalo food truck owner Punita Patel shared a very detailed, step-by-step guide on how to make the Indian cheese, Paneer.

Veggin in St. Augustine is available on Amazon by clicking here.

This book will be available soon at local food and retail establishments.

Front cover of Veggin In St. Augustine.

This book is for those who love food and love St. Augustine! Take a visual journey through the community of St. Augustine and it’s vegetarian dishes. Recipes range from the most simple to the quite complex, and are appropriate for both the amateur and well established cook. A range of culinary diversity from cocktails, breakfasts, main dishes, and desserts in a variety of food genres from Indian to classic Floridian. Both omnivores and vegetarians will enjoy the delicious veggie options St. Augustine has to offer.


The recipe for the Back 40 Cafe’s Chilli Macaroni and Cheese is one of the recipes featured in the book Veggin In St. Augustine.
About this BookThis recipe and photographic journey through the streets of St. Augustine, is designed to open the door to the many delights local Chef’s have created, and inspire the reader to open their taste buds to new food experiences. This book includes beloved restaurants, food trucks and bed and breakfasts located in historic St. Augustine and its surrounding areas.

About the Author


Jennifer has been a vegetarian for the majority of her life, growing up in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania. After moving to St. Augustine 14 years ago, she has been active in the community volunteering as a member of the Junior Service League, and working in various local institutions such as the St. Augustine Record, the St. Augustine Art Association, the Lightner Museum and the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. St. Augustine inspired her to combine her talents, passions, and education to create this vegetarian foodie guide for all to experience.

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Self portrait of author, Jennifer W. Jordan, in her home in St. Augustine.

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