Category Archives: Recipes

Vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner features sprouts and squash

By Luisa D’Amato | October 7, 2015 Thanksgiving is a difficult time for people who don’t eat meat. It’s challenging for some cooks to build a meal around vegetables. And because meat is at the centre of the occasion, a meatless plate can be disappointing for the diner, too. But here is a recipe for a meat-free Thanksgiving dinner that is really delicious, and can be made in less than half an hour, provided you […]

Add some pep to your pasta with Southwestern Veggie Lasagna | Edmonton Journal

From ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen | September 23, 2015 The traditional cuisine of the southwestern United States is heavily influenced by Mexican flavours, often making use of ingredients such as tangy tomatoes, spicy chilies and hearty beans. Think beyond tacos and burritos with these creative ways to bring southwestern flavours into your kitchen. You won’t miss the meat in our Southwestern Vegetarian Lasagna, which is loaded with black beans, corn and cheese. Salsa, cumin and […]

Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa | Houstonia

By Megha Tejpal | September 18, 2015 MAYBE I HAVE LIVED IN TEXAS so long or maybe my eyes are indeed bigger than my stomach, but I have simply gotten used to the fact that jumbo-sized foods are the new normal. Everything is bigger in Texas right? Right. But there’s big, and then there’s too big for your plate. And let’s face it, sometimes we crave exactly such an extreme meal. In the way of these extreme […]

Ettie’s Eats: Vegetarian Chickpea Stew

From 417 Magazine | Ettie’s Eats | September 2015 Before I dive into this recipe, I have some bittersweet news. After three wonderful years at 417 Magazine, I am leaving to start a new adventure in my writing career. As part of that leap into the unknown, the Ettie’s Eats blog will be moving to a new home where you can continue to follow along with my cooking mishaps and meet some of the interesting characters […]

La Vernia News / Recipes / The vegetarian grill

By The Kitchen Diva! | September 2, 2015 Football season is upon us, and when it comes to tailgates and game-watching parties, people tend to think of hamburgers, steaks, brats and hot dogs for grill entrees. Instead, move the meat over and make room for vegetables. Why not try zucchini, eggplant, asparagus, bell peppers or portabella mushrooms? Grilling vegetables caramelizes them and brings out a sweetness not typically found in other cooking preparations. Even if […]

5 Easy Overnight Vegetarian Breakfasts

By Livestrong.com | August 30, 2015 It’s not often that anyone has an hour in the morning to spend whipping up a great big balanced breakfast. But a nutritious meal is possible even when time is a rare commodity. These recipes are designed for anyone with little time to fix a morning meal – or who prefers the snooze alarm to satisfying bites. But you can hit that snooze button if you wish and still […]

Light and healthy – The Hindu

By Hadeel Yousuf | August 29, 2015 A recipe that combines the goodness of porridge and carrots Tiranga whole wheat porridge It is ideal for a light lunch or for those who want healthy food without adding too many calories. Not a particularly elaborate dish, it can be whipped up in 30 minutes for a couple of people. Though both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are there, it works better as a vegetarian dish. To continue […]

10 popular vegetarian biryani and pulao dishes – The Times of India

From TimesOfIndia.Indiatimes.com | August 25, 2015 Rice happens to be India’s staple diet. People relish rice in lunch or dinner with dal and Subji. It is loved pan India in form of biryani and pulao . Many people think making these delicacies takes a lot of time and energy. Here are some easy to make Biryani and Pulao varieties for the vegetarian eaters. Good use of spices and mixing up the rice in an expert […]

Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com

By Jean Hanks | July 9, 2015 Whenever I’m invited to a summer barbecue, for a few seconds, I panic: What am I going to eat? As a pescatarian, I know I’m going to be one of the few people, if not the only person, not partaking of the traditional hamburgers and hotdogs. I also know that it’s unlikely, especially if it’s a potluck, that the table will be overflowing with healthy salads. And I […]

Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer

By Mary-Jo Sawyer | July 7, 2015 I moved to the Richmond area partly because of all the cultural opportunities the city has to offer. Last month, I finally made it to the Richmond Vegetarian Festival. One of my favorite foods was a vegan taco from Don’t Look Back in Carytown. I chose a soft corn tortilla filled with pinto beans, a variety of veggies, and seasoned with spices, cilantro and lime. TVP, textured vegetable […]

Meatless Monday: An elegant vegetarian burger – Entertainment & Life – providencejournal.com – Providence, RI

By Kristen Hartke, The Washington Post | July 6, 2015 Former “Top Chef” contestant Spike Mendelsohn’s Prez Obama Burger is the most popular burger at his Good Stuff Eatery restaurants. The original is laden with applewood bacon, Roquefort cheese and horseradish mayo. This vegan version by Todd Gray, chef-owner of Equinox, is a testament to the flavor and texture that can be achieved with alternative ingredients. It has a triple shot of low-fat protein in quinoa, black […]

Complete vegetarian: Come home to this delicious carrots side dish

By Amaka Inyese | July 6, 2015 Do you have brown butter and carrot? Let’s make a salad. This side dish takes only 45 minutes. Browned butter adds rich flavour to the carrots. Try it with other vegetables or when making mashed potatoes. Don’t over brown the butter, or it could become bitter. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link:   Source: Complete vegetarian: Come home to […]

Super Pasta: A pasta recipe everyone loves (even the vegetarian)

By Amaka Inyese | July 3, 2015 Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets, this pasta recipe you will get the silky rich sauce resulting from generous use of bacon, egg and […]

Channel Your Inner Carrie Underwood With Yummy Plant-Based Recipes – Us Weekly

Buckwheat and whole-grain and hummus, oh my! Carrie Underwood and many other celebrities may sing the (healthy) praises of a plant-based diet, but who knew it could taste this amazing? Pure Bar founder Veronica Bosgraaf shares some of her yummy and super simple recipes with Us Weekly. Get ready to glow like your favorite famous herbivores! To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Channel Your Inner […]

Mary Berry: Vegetarian lasagne  | Daily Mail Online

This makes a real change from the classic lasagne and is well worth trying. If I’m having a party, I often serve both a vegetarian and meat lasagne, and they’re equally popular. For variety, replace some of the mushrooms with butternut squash. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Mary Berry: Vegetarian lasagne  | Daily Mail Online

WATCH: How to make Vegan popcorn chicken! | Diet & Food | Closer Online

By Fiona Day | June 23, 2015 Thought vegetarians and vegans couldn’t have popcorn chicken? Think again! Whether you’re Vegan, vegetarian or simply trying to eat less meat, this Vegan popcorn chicken recipe is the perfect meat-free option for all the family. Vegan cook and blogger Leila Buffery has shared her own easy-to-follow recipe on her YouTube channel, talking you through each stage in less than 6 minutes. It might take a couple of goes […]

Healthy Vegan, Vegetarian Carrot Hummus Recipe: Glamour.com

By Arielle Haspel | June 20, 2015 Nutrition expert and certified health coach Arielle Haspel created some delicious healthy snacks for our Treat Yourself video series, and now she’s back. Follow her here on the Vitamin G blog, where she’ll share her favorite healthy shortcuts and guilt-free recipes, just in time for bikini season. If you’re like me, you love quick, easy, and delicious snacks. Hummus is a go-to in most people’s fridges because it’s […]

Vegetarian Grilling in the Great Indoors | chelseanow.com

By Scott Stiffler | June 17, 2015   BY CARLYE WAXMAN-HUSSERL RDN, CDN | Isn’t it about time vegetarians enjoy a BBQ without sacrificing an animal? Don’t wait for a sunny day to get your grill on! Below are fantastic “feel good” recipes that will make you FEEL like you’re enjoying a BBQ in the Hamptons…minus the ocean and minus the meat. There are some necessary tools to make this work. I like the larger […]

8 Vegetarian Side Dishes For Your Summer Cookout

By Lindsay Livingston | June 16, 2015 Summer is here and that means the perfect weather for picnics, cookouts and parties. Give me any excuse to bust out the grill, enjoy the sunshine and get together with family and friends and I’m a happy girl! While most people choose meat as their main course when grilling, I wanted to take time to give summer fruits and veggies a little extra love! There is so much nutritious and […]

What I make when … I need comfort | Stuff.co.nz

By Sarah Tuck | June 17, 2015 The early winter that has hit New Zealand has made me immediately start craving comfort food and this simple but delicious menu definitely hits the spot. The mushrooms are creamy and full of earthy flavour, and I love soft polenta as an alternative to the regular carb offerings of rice, mash or pasta. This dish is vegetarian but would team beautifully with pork and fennel sausages if you […]

The Perfect Vegetarian Taco – MensJournal.com

By Jason Diamond | June 16, 2015 Even though beans, cheese, and lettuce are usually instrumental ingredients when you tell somebody you’re making tacos, they probably expect some sort of meat. Pork, chicken, or steak tend to be the stars of the show, while all the other things in the tortilla are relegated to secondary status. RELATED: The 25 Best Tacos in Texas These roasted mushroom and grilled kale tacos from Bodega Negra Chef Michael Armstrong […]

Smoked Vegetarian Apple Sausage with Swiss Chard & Shiitake Mushrooms | KHON2

By Web Staff | June 15, 2015 It’s time to head into the kitchen for this month’s ‘Healthy and Delicious’ with Down to Earth. Today, Mama T is sharing one of her favorite “to go” recipes. It’s quick and easy – It’s a Saute dish with vegan Smoked Apple Sage sausage, Swiss Chard, and Shiitake mushrooms.  Mama T says it’s all done in about 20 minutes. But she does like to pair it with some […]

How to make cheese gougeres – recipe | Life and style | The Guardian

By Jane Hughes | June 2, 2015 Choux pastry, or pâte à choux, is a French favourite – classically, it is used to make sweet profiteroles, but it can be used in savoury dishes too. These buns should be crisp and golden on the outside and light and fluffy within. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: How to make cheese gougeres – recipe | Life […]

Seven Things You Can Grill That Arent Meat – NDTV Food

By Jessica Reed, guardian.co.uk | May 25, 2015 I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial Day. This is my first mistake: they don’t need consoling. My second mistake: not addressing meat eaters here. Yes, of course carnivores like you enjoy a good steak grilled on the barbie (as my Australian friends say). But don’t be […]

Food For Thought: A Quick Homemade Recipe For Spicy Vegetarian Couscous | Her.ie

By Liz McHugh | May 24, 2015 Kicking off your weekend, it can be hard to stay on the right eating track when you’re trying to squeeze in catch-ups, gym time and your daily to-do lists! Each week, we’ll bring you one quick recipe with lots of health benefits. Using common ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, press (or local shop at a push!), take the hassle out of home-cooking with this fast meal. This […]

Gluten-free vegetarian spring rolls | WWLP.com

By Michelle Misiaszek | May 21, 2015 CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Fresh vegetarian spring rolls are a quick meal and are surprisingly easy to make. Wellness Coach and Chef Leslie Cerier from LeslieCerier.com, showed us how to make them. Gluten-Free Vegetable Spring Rolls Ingredients: 2- 2.8 Ounce packages Organic Lotus Foods Forbidden Rice Ramen Noodles 1 cup grated carrots 1 thinnly sliced avocado 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves 8 8-inch, spring […]

RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach lasagna | Recipes | Closer Online

By Closer Staff | May 20, 2015 #NationalVegetarianWeek with this delicious lasagna recipe (packed FULL of healthy veggies) Method Preheat oven to 375 F. Butternut Squash Filling: For this filling, you will need to have pre-cooked butternut squash puree. Using food processor, combine 2 cups of butternut squash puree with Ricotta cheese, milk, salt and nutmeg. Add more milk if needed (to make the butternut squash filling very creamy). Mix very well, taste and add […]

9 Vegetarian BBQ, Burger, and Hot-Dog Recipes Even Meat-Lovers Will Enjoy | Washingtonian

By Ryan Weisser | May 20, 2015 Summer can be rough on vegetarians, who can get stuck eating only potato salad and popsicles at cookouts. Not even the baked beans are safe (they’re usually made with bacon, pork, or other animal-based additives). So what’s a rabbit-food-lover to do? Thankfully, there are in fact plentiful options. Vegetarians can happily crowd around the grill and wait for delicious plant-based burgers, pulled “pork” sammies, and veggie dogs made […]

Recipe: Vegetarian spring lasagna | The Kingston Whig-Standard

By Jill Wilcox | May 11, 2015 Local asparagus season is just around the corner and nothing says “spring” more than this vegetable. Asparagus is the first of so many wonderful local vegetables that we will get to enjoy as the growing season unfolds. The following recipe is inspired by a dish I enjoyed last spring at Fattoria Torre a Cona, a picturesque and historically significant estate winery in the Chianti region of Italy. The […]

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo: Gluten-Free Vegetarian Burrito Recipe | Layne Lieberman

By Layne Lieberman | May 5, 2015 Cinco de Mayo, which is Spanish for the “fifth of May” is celebrated in the U.S. and Mexico on 5 May to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Unfortunately, the French eventually overran the Mexicans in subsequent battles, but the Mexican victory at Puebla was a significant morale boost to the Mexican army and also helped slow the […]

Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz

By Ginny Grant | May 4, 2015 Embrace all of autumn’s best flavours with this delicious vegetarian dinner. This is great as a topping for bruschetta, or tossed through pasta with crumbled feta or grated parmesan. MUSHROOMS, SILVERBEET & LENTILS Preparation: 10 minutes (plus 20 minutes soaking time) Cooking: 30 minutes   To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz

7 Vegetarian Curries You Must Eat | DESIblitz

By Harvey Bhogal | April 29, 2015 Indian cuisine is famous for its colourful, culinary delights. This is especially true for the many gorgeous vegetarian curries diners can choose from in Indian restaurants. Most Indian restaurant diners are familiar with baltis, kormas, and jalfrezis. But there are a host of unearthed gems on the menu which do not get the same attention. Herbivores however have known about these delicious dishes for a long time. Some […]

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

By Kirsten Klahn | April 27, 2015 Being a vegetarian — or even a part-time vegetarian — is not only good for you, it’s also good for the environment. Women’s Health notes that limiting the meat you eat reduces your likelihood for heart disease. “Fatty red meats and many processed meats are high in saturated fat, which raises LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases risk of coronary heart disease,” Rachel K. Johnson, a spokeswoman for the American […]

Lentils and beans in honor of Soviet vegetarians | Russia Beyond The Headlines

By Anna Kharzeeva, special to RBTH | April 24, 2015 It took alot of eccentricity and determination to be a vegetarian in the Soviet Union. When I was preparing to make kulich for a previous blog, I spent days talking to everyone I met about making kulich, naturally. My obsessions have to be everyone else’s too, don’t they? One of the girls I spoke to said she was a vegan, and was going to make […]

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

By Joe Yonan | April 21, 2015 A day in which I learn a new taco-filling idea is a good day. I have my standbys, including lentils and other beans (black, pinto and garbanzo), squash, greens, corn, poblano peppers, sweet potatoes, eggs — in various combinations and with countless nuts, cheese, herbs, condiments and other add-ins. And I love them all. But when you make tacos as often as I do — at least twice […]

Vegetarian recipes for modern tastes – Winston-Salem Journal: Food

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal | April 22, 2015 One of the most interesting vegetarian cookbooks I’ve seen in a while is the aptly titled  “A Modern Way to Eat.” The book is by Anna Jones, a British food stylist who honed her skills working for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for seven years. Jones’ taste for vibrant vegetarian dishes is enough to whet just about any appetite. But this book has a lot more going for […]

5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

By Johnathan L. Wright, RGJ | April 28, 2015 Vegetarian cooking, as it began to move into the mainstream in the 1970s, “was an exercise in compromise and substitution,” writes Christopher Kimball, the America’s Test Kitchen eminence, in “The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook,” a new collection of 700 recipes tested and presented with ATK’s usual rigor and cheerful obsessiveness. Many early approaches relied heavily on cheese and cream for flavor, considered vegetables mainly suitable for side […]

Vegan or vegetarian pho recipe – Telegraph

By Uyen Luu | April 9, 2015 With ginger, fennel and pak choi leaves, this vegetarian Vietnamese broth is bursting with flavour. Pho is a national favourite breakfast dish among Vietnamese people. The Buddhist sector of the population tend to be vegetarian or vegan at many times throughout the year, but they do not miss out on the seductive power of pho, which wakes the senses for a great start to any day. This recipe […]

A healthier (vegetarian) twist on sweet-and-sour chicken | The Chronicle Herald

By J.M. Hirsch, The Associated Press | April 3, 2015 There is just something disgustingly delicious about sweet-and-sour chicken, that deep-fried, sugar-slathered staple of Asian take-out. No matter how bad I know it is for me — and how badly executed the dish usually is — I still manage to crave it regularly. So I decided to see whether I could do better by creating a similar dish that would satisfy my sweet-and-sour urges without […]

Brunch at Tree House: Vibrant Vegetarian and Vegan Plates, Cocktails and Doughnuts | Riverfront Times

By Mabel Suen | March 25, 2015 Since opening in June 2013, Tree House has offered a refined take on vegetarian and vegan cuisine, crafting vibrant plates and cocktails in a bistro-style atmosphere. In addition to its full dinner service and not-so-secret nighttime lounge, the Night Owl, Tree House offers a brunch menu featuring its most popular offerings as well as some exclusive weekend eats. Eggs Benedict special with vegan crabcake and vegan chipotle hollandaise. […]

Vegetarian Mock Chopped Liver – Kosher Recipes & Cooking

By Kenden Alfond | March 29 ,2015 This plant-based version of chopped liver dip makes a lovely addition to your holiday meal. Mushrooms and walnuts give this dip a unique flavor that everyone will enjoy. Serve with crunchy, fresh celery and matzo crackers. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link:  via Vegetarian Mock Chopped Liver – Kosher Recipes & Cooking.

Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook | WISH-TV

By wishpeggymcclelland | March 25, 2015 Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook and some advice on how to select the best foods for your body. Chef Wendell starts off by making a flavored water for those water haters. In a ball jar, muddle strawberries, basil leaves, and lemons then pour it through a strainer into a glass. Stevia would be his sweetener of choice. “When Hoosiers are thirsty, they drink ‘everything’ but […]

Chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich is delightful vegetarian recipe – The Winchester Sun: Features

From www.centralkynews.com, posted 23rd March 2015 Although this week’s recipe was pretty simple, I was so excited that I got to geek out and make something super vegetarian. Something totally up my alley, and something that I feel others would love if they just gave it a try. I am always on the hunt for new vegetarian recipes. I must say that Pinterest has been a godsend in more ways than one — it helped […]

Health: Boost your metabolism with this buffalo wing alternative

Are you a vegetarian but still feel that big gulp of saliva fill your throat when someone beside you pulls out a buffalo wing? Well you’re in luck! Just in case you previously had a phobia for cauliflower, after tasting this creative recipe, you would be noticing patriotic instincts when it comes to this. Crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, these cauliflower bites are the closest a vegetarian can get to a […]

Readers’ recipe swap: Veggie roast | Eve O’Sullivan | Life and style | The Guardian

By Eve O’Sullivan, Posted 20th March 2015 Growing up in a vegetarian household, I feel well placed to pick meat-free alternatives to Sunday roasts; in fact, the recipe testing for this week’s theme was perfectly timed with Mother’s Day, so the ultimate judge was also present. The whole roasted cauliflower spiced with smoked paprika and turmeric from TheWholeIngredient was brilliantly simple; perfect as a side dish for everyone or a main for two. Airinie Azhar-Konstantinidou’s […]

Recipe: Vegetarian pumpkin & spinach lasagne | Stuff.co.nz

By Fiona Smith, posted 16th March 2015 PUMPKIN & SPINACH LASAGNE, Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into pieces 150ml whole milk 50g parmesan cheese, grated 250g ricotta cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for greasing 1 onion, finely chopped 500g spinach, stems removed, leaves chopped 500g fresh or instant lasagna sheets METHOD 1. Put the pumpkin in a steamer over boiling water and […]

Nigel Slater’s five vegetarian recipes | Life and style | The Guardian

The oven has been busy this week – baking spiced aubergines, trays of roast vegetables with eggs and a layered dish of dal and sweet potatoes. There have been frying pans of peppers and wheat on the hob, and sesame-coated cheese for bright citrus salads. It was only as we ladled out the last of the layers of baked dal onto our plates that I realised the kitchen hasn’t seen a joint of meat all […]

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

By David Tanis, Posted March 13 2015 Lasagna, that many-layered marvel, is a dish that shifts with the seasons. Like fashion, it comes in different hues and textures that match the weather. Cold-weather lasagna may sport tawny wild mushrooms or burnt-umber butternut squash. Or there is the hearty and filling lasagna alla Bolognese, oozing with a brick-red meaty ragù. A summer lasagna may feature vivid ripe tomatoes and basil. But the color for a springtime […]

10 Vegetarian Sweet Potato Recipes to Make for Dinner

By Erin Alderson, Posted March 13 2015 With spring produce coming into season, you may be tempted to ditch what’s left in your kitchen and start fresh. However, if you’re like me and always overload on sweet potatoes, you may have a few still hiding in your kitchen, ready to make one of these delicious vegetarian meals! Sweet Potato Feta Dinner Skillet via A Couple Cooks One skillet dinners are always top on my list for […]

5 tasty recipes for the discerning vegetarian

From msn.com, posted 13 March 2015 Here are five recipes that every vegetarian will love! 1. Rich and creamy malai kofta delights almost every vegetarian. This dish actually originated from the Mughlai cuisine. Chef Ruchi Bharani brings you this delectable, classic north Indian dish which can be served with naans or rotis and even rice and pulav. To finish reading this article and access the recipes, click on this link: via 5 tasty recipes for the […]

7 vegetarian breakfast ideas that aren’t quiche | MNN – Mother Nature Network

By Ali Berman, posted 11 March 2015 7 Vegetarian Breakfast Ideas That Aren’t Quiche From chickpeas in maple syrup to tofu in hot pockets, a vegetaran breakfast can be filling and delicious. Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and yet the most common breakfast foods tend to be sugary cereals or simple carbs in the form of pancakes, bagels and muffins. Few people think of vegetables as an integral part […]

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

By Sally Pasley Vargas, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MARCH 10, 2015 Stuffed peppers. Sweet bell peppers and squash, punctuated by piquant olives and feta, come together in a riot of color in this vegetarian supper. While the stuffed peppers bake, toast some to sprinkle on top to add another layer of texture and flavor. The peppers meet again in a baked dish of “broken” lasagna noodles with tomato sauce. Regular ruffled lasagna noodles work well here (don’t […]

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

By Editor, Posted March 10, 2015 Just because a meal is vegetarian doesn’t mean it can’t be “meaty.” One trick to heighten the depth of flavors in plant-based dishes? Use ingredients that offer a pop of umami, say Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of America’s Test Kitchen, who have released the new cookbook The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. Umami (which means “delicious” or “yummy” in Japanese) is the name of the savory flavor in meat and […]

Sweet potato casserole; artichoke Caesar dip – The Auburn Villager : Opinion

By Jacquelyn Horne, posted March 5, 2105 The various food lifestyles people choose to follow always interest me. I know I have spent an enormous amount of time getting my arms around Rick’s Celiac diet. With the addition of a diabetic diet, I am truly over the top with massive confusion. I never thought about adding another special diet into the mix until I found out a friend from high school is struggling with his […]

British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies – Lifestyle Recipes – Reveal

LIFESTYLE British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies Published Wednesday, Mar 4 2015, 18:20 GMT  |  By Kathryn Lewsey If you really need an excuse to tuck into a pie, then make sure you get involved with British Pie Week, which has just kicked off. We love this recipe for this tasty vegetarian pie which combines cheese with mustard. This easy recipe for individual mustard and cheese pies proves just how […]

Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous make a satisfying vegetarian meal – Winston-Salem Journal: Recipe Swap

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal, Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 This recipe for stuffed peppers makes for a nice vegetarian entrée. The filling offers interesting flavors with almonds, raisins and olives. And the pureed avocado makes a light but flavorful sauce for the peppers. This dish has only 365 calories in a serving of one whole stuffed pepper. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link: via Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous […]

7 Vegetarian Recipes That Aren’t Salad | InStyle

MARCH 1, 2015 @ 2:02 PM, BY: PUREWOW Below is an excerpt from “7 Veggie Recipes That Aren’t Salad,” which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com. Sure, any fool can make a delicious vegetable dish when the farmers’ market is overflowing with bounty. But it takes a clever person–or PureWow–to create an appetizing veggie experience during these days of cold temps and snowdrifts. Here are six entrées to make tonight. To finish reading […]

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour | Jennifer Segal

Jennifer Segal, Chef, Recipe Developer, Busy Mom – Posted: 02/22/2015 8:52 am EST Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family’s dinner routine, you’ll wow everyone with these meatless meals. 1. White Bean Ragout A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main course. Serve it with a green salad and garlic bread for sopping up the […]

Lent Recipes: 10 Fish And Vegetarian Dishes That Are Full Of Flavor For The Holiday

By Natalie Roterman | Feb 18 2015, 05:20PM EST Practicing Catholics who are older than 14 normally abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and each Friday during the season of Lent. Shutterstock/Joshua Resnick Today is Ash Wednesday, the begging of Lenten Season of this year, which runs for 40 days until Saturday April 4, serving as a time where many Christians will prepare for Easter. Practicing Catholics who are older than 14 should […]

3 Vegetarian Meals That Will Fill You Up | The Daily Meal

February 18, 2015 | 03:44 PM By Kristie Collado, Editor These high-protein vegetarian meals will keep you full Biryani is an Indian dish, typically made with meat. This version is just as delicious and totally meat-free. It’s seasoned with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and garlic for a fragrant and filling vegetarian meal. Hard-boiled eggs give the dish extra protein.  Hazelnut Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers This delicious recipe will keep you full thanks to protein-packed quinoa. Shallots and hazelnuts […]

5 Tasty Desi Vegetarian Recipes | DESIblitz

By Bandhna Kaur • February 17, 2015 Vegetarian food can be incredibly tasty and self-indulgent. From Maa Di Daal to Chana Masala, we look at 5 Desi vegetarian recipes you should consider to spice up your palate! Vegetarianism is a popular practice amongst South Asians and a growing trend in the West. Contrary to popular opinion, vegetarian food can be tasty and exciting. And cooking your own food makes it that much more fun! DESIblitz explores […]

Chef Scott: Vegetarian Cheese and Tortellini Chowder | WQAD.com

BY JIM MERTENS – POSTED 11:15 AM, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 It’s easy to make your meals healthier. “Vegetarian dishes are really popular these days,” says Chef Brad Scott, director of the Scott Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Center. “We’re going to make a Cheese Tortellini Chowder, but we’re going to get rid of the whole milk.” “I’ve used almond milk in place of it and you’re going to love it.” “I’m also adding cheese […]

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

Food trends seem to come at the speed of light nowadays. You hear somebody mention the words “bone broth,” and you think, “Isn’t that just stock?” The next day you hear it mentioned about a dozen times on Twitter, and you read a piece emphasizing that it’s so much more than just stock, and the day after that you hear a story about it on the radio explaining that it has to include vinegar, and […]

Inspired Vegetarian Swap-Outs | Ali Rosen

Becoming a vegetarian — or even someone who just wants to eat less meat — can often mean giving up beloved items. But Karen Page, the author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible, thinks that the trade-offs don’t have to be so extreme. She believes that for almost all flavors there can be substitutes that are often indistinguishable from the originals. She even has swap-outs for vegan items as well. So to learn what items can […]

Bone Broth, the Healing Soup From the Paleolithic Diet (Also a Vegetarian Alternative) | Sat Hon

From ancient time, one of the foundations of the Paleolithic diet is “bone broth,” the clear, concentrated protein-rich elixir that Chinese herbalists and chefs have known more or less forever as healing stock. Our ancient Ice Age ancestors probably made theirs by sinking fire-heated river stones into the stomachs of mammoths they were able to hunt in a cooperative effort, and the subsequent festivity and banquets for the hunters and tribes would be this bone […]

63 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes That’ll Fill You Right Up

In a world with mores kinds of vegetables than minutes in a day, the possibilities for delicious vegetarian meals are limited only by the imagination. If variety is the spice of life, then vegetables certainly jazz things up. Naysayers of plant-based diets may argue that vegetarian dishes lack a little something — whether it be nutrients (no, y’all), flavor (nope) or the ability to keep hunger at bay (enough already). Vegetarian dishes embrace every flavor […]

Seasonal Chef: Gluten-Free Spicy Vegetarian Chili

By Maria Reina, TJN Every now and then I go back and revisit a recipe, to see what I can do to tweak it. This past weekend I decided to make my Spicy Vegetarian Chili. Since I was going to be sharing it with our gluten-free friends I needed to make a few adjustments. In my original recipe I had  a combination of lentils, freekeh and farro. It’s worth noting that wonderful part of the original recipe […]

Sweets fit for a vegetarian – Sentinel-Tribune: Cooks

For years, Jennifer Karches was a proud vegetarian. It sounds healthy, right? And by eliminating meat from her diet, she was not contributing to animal cruelty. “I kind of felt virtuous being a vegetarian,” said Karches, of Bowling Green. Then in 2010, through her job at WBGU-TV, Karches met Dr. Neal Barnard, an author, researcher and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, who came to the station for a fundraiser. “I got to […]

Vegetarian Superbowl Snacks & Football Party Recipes with No Meat

The football party to end all football parties – the Superbowl – is just around the corner, and with it a table full of beef nachos, burgers, chili dogs, and chicken wings. What’s a vegetarian to do? This year, show your vegetarian Superbowl party attendees some love by serving a few meatless dishes. Here, a collection of awesome vegetarian Superbowl recipes – from black bean cemitas to cheese jalapeno poppers – that are guaranteed to […]

Portobello and Beans Vegetarian Chili, Meatless Friday

The Garden Society at St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, Michigan, had many volunteers and a core group of five women. The society began in 2005 and continues to this day. I retired from the group in 2013, leaving it in the competent hands of the dedicated Master Gardener, Ann. The garden society’s goal was (and still is) to build and maintain gardens of prayer and memorial on the 95 acre site. One of the […]

The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring dish – The Washington Post

When you’re trying to cook a quick dinner with not too many unusual ingredients — most of the time, in other words — some small touches can take something that would otherwise taste thrown together and turn it into something that tastes more thoughtful, more interesting and ultimately more satisfying. Click on the link for a deliciously simple recipe. You won’t be disappointed. via The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring […]

18 Vegetarian And Vegan Recipes That Go Beyond Meatless Monday

It may be hard to imagine something like chicken noodle soup or barbecued chicken wings without the meat, but let us assure you it can be done. With a new year in full swing, you may be trying out Meatless Mondays for the first time or looking for healthier dinner options. In any case, we’ve rounded up some tasty-looking meatless “meaty” recipes from around the web. From classic soups to holiday dishes and summer favourites […]

Cooking vegetarian from Anna Jones’ new book | Toronto Star

Anna Jones is a vegetarian chef, food writer and stylist from England who recently came out with A Modern Way To Eat: Over 200 satisfying, everyday vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing). The book is a new favourite. I’m always on the hunt for modern, inventive vegetarian recipes that are packed with flavour. Click on the link below to find the recipe for Lemon + Coriander Roasted Feta With Mixed Tomatoes “Roasting feta […]

7 Vegetarian Recipes Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution on Track

Statistics Brain reports that 38% of Americans make weight-related resolutions for New Year’s. If you count yourself among these physique-focused resolvers, then try kicking off 2015 with a delicious and nutritious dietary makeover. Say farewell to the chocolate truffles, creamy sauces, and cheese-laden dishes of last year, and make room in your kitchen for healthier ingredients — vegetables, legumes, nuts, and more — offering equal potential for greatness.What do you think? Keep your New Year’s resolution on track with these 7 healthy must-try vegetarian recipes. […]

Eating vegetarian with gnocchi | witf.org

As the holidays were approaching I decided to look through my cookbooks to find a few recipes that might make festive dinners. I found a simple recipe that a friend had contributed to the collection of recipes given to us at our wedding: gnocchi.  I love gnocchi and have often eaten it at restaurants smothered in a creamy vodka sauce.  I had no idea it was so simple to make, and now we’ll probably be […]

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque | Food – Reviews, food events, recipes & more | Providence Journal

Click on the link below to access this delicious recipe. This article was written by Gail Ciampa, Journal Food Editor @ Providence Journal.  Happy New Year! Has the holiday season exhausted you? Well I hope you are not so tired you can’t whip up a nice Meatless Monday soup. This Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque goes back to 2005 when it was shared by the Celestial Cafe in Exeter. The restaurant is on Route 2, […]

seMissourian.com: Features: Recipes so packed with flavor, you won’t even notice they’re vegetarian (01/04/15)

My dear friend Cheryl Mothes is trying to help us all start off the New Year on a healthy note after all of the very rich foods we have eaten over the holiday. She has contributed a few vegetarian recipes for us to try. I have tried several of the recipes she has given me and they are all delicious. She always says they are so packed with flavor you won’t even know they are […]

Delicious Potato Leek Soup, Gluten Free and Vegetarian

This is not my blog, but I thought you’d like the recipe, so this article comes from Nancy’s World. To read the rest of her article and get to the recipe, click on the link below. As much as I love summer (read my love letter to summer ), I could easily write a “Dear John letter” to winter. My list of reasons why I love summer would take me hours, maybe even days, yet […]

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn’t Just For Meat

Click on the link below to access the recipes.  Slow cookers have the reputation of being meat machines. While they have the unique ability to tenderize meat with minimal effort, the assumption that slow cookers are best for meaty dishes overlooks the amazing ways they can transform your vegetables. First of all, it recently came to our attention that you can steam food in your slow cooker, so beyond steaming vegetables, you can also steam things […]

Authentic Paella Recipes by Your Fave Latin Chefs: Traditional, Vegetarian & More!

Click on the link below to access some great recipes. Created in Valencia on the east coast of Spain, paella is today one of the country’s most popular exports. Traditionally made of toasted short grain rice with a combination of chicken, mussels, shrimp, peppers, saffron, and garlic, modern cooks and celebrity chefs have taken the classic dish to new heights, offering up paella recipes that are exclusively vegetarian, seafood, and more. via Authentic Paella Recipes […]

Recipes: Candied Flax Walnuts, Chocolate Black Bean Truffles, Mushroom Gravy

This is one of three different and rather delicious-sounding recipes that you will find when you click on the link below. Enjoy. 1) Candied Flax Walnuts 2 cups walnuts (soaked for four hours) 1 tsp. coconut oil 4 Tbsp, maple syrup 2 Tbsp. flax 1 Tbsp. organic cane sugar or coconut sugar dash of cinnamon Method: Preheat oven to 300 F. Gently melt the maple syrup, sugar, and coconut oil. Add cinnamon and add to walnuts. […]

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegetable Tarts, Big and Small – NYTimes.com

A vegetable tart is a welcome addition to the Thanksgiving meal, offering vegetarian guests a hearty main course and tempting the turkey-eaters as a pleasing side dish. For Well’s annual Vegetarian Thanksgiving, readers came up with two tasty tart options. One is a bite-size appetizer tart that will wow your crowd. The second is a larger savory tart that can be the centerpiece of a holiday table. Ashley Wood of Winnipeg, Canada uses a mini-muffin […]

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com

The traditions of Thanksgiving are part of what makes it a favorite holiday. But sometimes it’s also about starting new traditions. Sadhna Sheli, a reader from Los Angeles, is a vegetarian, but her husband’s family members from Israel are meat lovers. When her in-laws came to visit, she didn’t know how her new family would react. As it turned out, when her mother-in-law learned she was vegetarian, one of the first things she made for […]

These Vegetarian Meatballs Are Made With Eggplant, And They’re The Real Deal

By their name alone, meatballs subtly hint at their main ingredient — meat. And yet, these vegetarian meatballs are made with no meat at all, and they pull off the good work that a good meatball does. Who woulda thunk? Check these out: Want to try out the recipes? Click on the link below: via These Vegetarian Meatballs Are Made With Eggplant, And They’re The Real Deal.

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes: 8 Vegan Takes On Traditional Dishes

Thanksgiving dinner seems to get more complicated every year, as guests bring a whole host of dietary restrictions, eating preferences and food issues to feasts across the country along with the customary bottle of wine or pumpkin pie. Vegetarians and vegans are perhaps the most common people hosts find themselves catering to nowadays, and finding ways to offer good meal options that don’t include meat or animal-based products can be a difficult task. But the […]

Vegetarian gravy that won’t leave you missing meat – Longview News-Journal: Food

In case there is any doubt, let’s clear this up: You don’t have to eat meat to crave gravy at Thanksgiving. Unfortunately for vegetarians, much of the gravy served on Turkey Day is made using the drippings of the big bird. And with good reason; turkey gravy is delicious. But in the interest of giving vegetarians something to ladle over their mashed potatoes and stuffing, we decided to come up with a gravy good enough […]

6 Vegetarian Crock-Pot Recipes So Good, You’ll Gladly Skip The Meat | Bustle

A good dinner doesn’t need meat to make a statement. It speaks for itself. And, if we’re being honest, it’s usually a hell of a lot easier to put together than a platter that requires deboning, browning, sautéing, or deveining. A vegetarian meal made in the Crock-Pot? That’s a serious no-brainer. A vegetarian dish packs as much — if not more — protein, vitamins, and grains than your average run-of-the-mill, meat-filled one, and takes just […]

A CUP OF JO: Vegetarian Chili

This month, we’re featuring comfort food recipes, and what could be more comforting than curling up with a warm bowl of chili? (It’s also an easy meal to serve when friends come over.) Today, Erica from The Mama Circle shares her recipe for this hearty vegetarian chili that’s good for your body and soul. Here’s how she makes it… Vegetarian Chili by Erica Chidi of The Mama Circle Winter is for cozy bowl food. Winter […]

3 Meatless Entrees for a Delicious Vegetarian Thanksgiving | Care2 Healthy Living

Click on the link below for the recipes. Enjoy! There’s so much food served at Thanksgiving, you won’t even notice it if a turkey is missing. But just to be sure, here are three meat-free entrees to give thanks over. In addition to being delicious, they’ll look beautiful on your table – even more beautiful than a turkey! Roasted Pumpkin Soup – A whole roasted pumpkin steaming with fragrant steamed vegetables looks just as good […]

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