Thanks for cutting of animal products!
I would like to recommend this lecture http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvZpF1R6GUo and the book World Peace Diet (www.worldpeacediet.org ).
For recipes: There are some good information on this website: www.vegankit.com and
http://veganviking.blogspot.com/ (my wife's recipe-website; she will add more and more)
Have a wonderful day! : )