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Ettie’s Eats: Vegetarian Chickpea Stew

… one of my go-to dishes. It’s simple but still requires a fair amount of technique, which gives me a sense of accomplishment once I have a big bowl of stew in front of me. The flavor is subtle; the texture is smooth and creamy; and the result warms your soul. So here is to three wonderful years and to many more adventures ahead. I hope you will continue to follow along. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on the link below: Source: Ettie’s Eats: …

Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com

… I even RSVP “yes,” I’ve accepted that I’ll be eating a lot of chips and salsa. When I’m in the privacy of my own backyard, though, I love to grill portabello mushrooms . They’re easy to prepare, and their meaty texture reassures me that I belong next to the grill, even if I’m not cooking meat. Delicious as mushrooms are, though, there are many ways to get creative with meatless summer meals cooked on the grill. I’ve always wanted to make homemade veggie burgers, but the task …

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

… “The creamy texture comes from the proportions and the slow churn of the gelato process, which incorporates very little air.” To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer …

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 beans …

Linger’s Vegetarian Options Include a Delicious Masala Dosa | Westword

… dishes. If you’re searching for a dish that leaves you full — and audibly sighing with satisfaction — the masala dosa is a must. Described by one server as a dish that really gives you the unique Linger experience, it goes above and beyond ordinary vegetarian options. It’s a marvel of texture and flavors that leave a lasting impression on your taste buds but will not leave you hungry. If you swoon over the aromas of coriander and saffron, read on. The dosa, a crispy rice and lentil …

7 Vegetarian Curries You Must Eat | DESIblitz

… more authentic and traditional as examples of northern Indian and Pakistani cuisine. DESIblitz presents 7 Indian vegetarian curries you must eat. Dal Makhni ‘Dal makhni’ means ‘buttery lentils’. As such, it is known for its creamy consistency and rich texture due to being cooked with butter, and finished with cream. There are many types of lentils, and the type used in dal makhni is whole black lentil (urad dal). Dal makhni originates in Punjab where it is a staple. The movement of …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… itself (and if you think you’re not a tofu fan, this is a dish that could convert you). Look for the freshest. Buy soft rather than firm tofu for this dish (silken tofu is a bit too delicate). To enhance texture and flavour, give the cubed tofu a brief bath in boiling hot salted water before cooking. At the end, when you add the tofu, take care to cook it gently to keep it from crumbling. Shake the pan to help it settle into the sauce, and give it a nudge with a wooden spoon. Mapo tofu …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… levels, and provide high amounts of protein and important minerals including B-vitamins — all with virtually no fat. Perhaps the best feature of lentils is their texture. Their tiny round shape provides a chewy element to a soup, salad or veggie burger. The ideal texture comes from the variety of lentil you decide to cook with, and I’ve come to appreciate certain types for this particular reason. The black lentils, also known as beluga, and the green lentils, known as French lentils, are my …

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

… child, and while I haven’t really been sick, just looking at certain things has definitely given me some nausea. The night I went to fix this sandwich, the texture was not appealing to me. At all. But I decided to push through it, because it was something I wanted to try and wanted to share with readers if it was something they might enjoy. So while gabbing with my best friend, Jessie, who came over to visit and bring me an adorable picture frame that said “I love mommy,” I start making up …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… Chinatown solves the problem. A wide assortment of greens is always available there, beautifully trimmed and displayed. Some varieties have buds beginning to show delicious yellow flowers. For this vegetarian lasagna, I layer lemony ricotta with a creamy béchamel sauce and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. I could have made tender fresh pasta but opted instead for dry lasagna noodles, trusting that the filling would provide the texture I was after. To get even more flavor from the greens, I use them …

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 bother boiling first). They’re layered …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

… exclusively of vegetables. In fact, please don’t toss some raw carrot and lettuce on a plate and call it good. We go for hearty, hefty, protein-packed options that round out the dish and can stand in for meat. Tofu is brilliant here, provided you treat it right. In the wrong hands, tofu can be bland with an unappealing texture. Season it well and pair it with big, bold flavors—and let the texture work for you, not against you. Give it a hard sear or grill it to impart a crust…or succumb to …

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 was the texture: the freekeh, when cooked, mimics ground meat. Both freekeh and farro …

Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan

… to make this truly vegetarian. Black-eyed Pea Vegan Burgers Black-eyed peas and mushrooms provide just the right texture to make these meatless patties worth sinking your teeth into. Vietnamese Dan Dan Noodles This recipe is described as the “edgy cousin” to Asian noodles dressed with spicy peanut sauce. We’re in! Ground beef is replaced with tofu for a meatless delight. Three Cheese and Sage Ravioli A mixture of low-fat cheeses, fresh sage, shallots, and red Swiss chard all wrapped up in …

Now is the best time for some greens

… chases us toward something lighter. But warm-weather leaves, when you can find them, are often aggravated versions of themselves. Their bitter, pungent or spicy undertones can be aggressive, their texture brash. The cold is what brings their flavors into alignment. Bitter chicories take on a mellow, buttery glow; collards turn bright-tasting and sweet, their stems juicy enough to eat raw; mustards, tasting of hazelnuts and wasabi, are irresistible. via Now is the best time for some greens. …

Meatless meals even meat eaters will love – St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN: Life

… She knows it’s difficult to embrace meat-free meals, so she’s glad that many vegetables are hearty enough to fill you up without feeling like you’re missing something. “Once you broaden the idea of a satisfying meal, the possibilities for a main course (are) endless,” she says. Mushrooms, eggplant, squash and cauliflower are a few examples of vegetables that can hold their own in an entree. They tend to have a thicker, “meatier” texture and absorb whatever savory flavors they are …

10 Best Soya Recipes

… many wondrous health benefits that soya holds, it has been dismally low at making a cut on the everyday plate. We bring you our 10 best recipes, that’ll make you fall in love with soya. What’s great is that it can be moulded into any texture, so go ahead and push your culinary boundaries. To read more and find some great recipes, go to 10 Best Soya Recipes …

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