Just in time for zombie enthusiasts looking to make 2014 a year of healthy living comes "The Vegan Zombie: Cook and Survive!," a new cookbook that combines the best of the undead genre with delicious plant-based recipes. 

Funded via a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $43,000 for the project, the new tome of over 85 recipes is a spin-off of the much-loved "Vegan Zombie" YouTube web series. What makes this cooking show stand out from others is its setting - which features Jon Tedd and his dog Indy showing viewers how to prepare vegan meals while the zombie apocalypse rages outside their kitchen. 

"Our unique concept makes our episodes entertaining, and well, totally viral: A zombie virus is carried through the meat and dairy infecting the people that consume it. How do you survive? Our lone survivor host Jon gives us tips and tricks on how to stay safe from the zombies and teaches us how to make delicious vegan recipes," co-creator Chris Cooney said last year

For those interested in getting their hands on the new cookbook, an e-book version ($9.95) is available now. A hardcover is available for pre-order for $24.95

“It’s not just for vegans, it’s for meat-eaters, for vegetarians, people who want to be healthy, people who love the horror genre,” Cooney added. “There’s a lot of people who say ‘I’m not vegan, but I love your show.’ We welcome everybody. It means a lot to us when somebody says ‘I eat one of your meals at least once a week’ so we’re doing our part at least one day a week.”

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'The Vegan Zombie' cookbook is now available
Awesome new graphic novel-meets-cookbook will show you how to beat the undead and eat a plant-based diet.