1. Food

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://vegetarian.about.com/popular.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Vegetarian Food: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What Does It Actually Mean to Be Vegan?
Definition of vegan. Wondering what a vegan is or what vegans eat, then you`ve come to the right place!
What Do Pescetarians Eat?
Definition of pescatarian, occasionally used to describe those who abstain from eating all meat and animal flesh with the exception of fish.
10 Superb Homemade Vegetable Soups
Take your pick of these healthy homemade vegetable soup recipes! The ingredients for each are varied, but all are healthy, homemade and nourishing. Why choose from a plain vegetable soup recipe, when you could make an exotic Thai vegetable soup, a high-fiber lentil vegetable soup or a miso soup inspired by Japanese flavors and ingredients?
Delicious Homemade Ginger Tea
Treat yourself to a cup of piping hot ginger tea, a healthy drink that's great for digestion. Why go out and buy old tea bags when you can easily make your own homemade ginger tea at home using fresh ginger? Here's how to make the tastiest ginger tea you've ever had!
What kind of vegetarian are you?
Vegetarian? Vegan? Flexitarian? What does it all mean? Understanding the many different options available to you is the first step towards adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet.
What You Need to Know About Tofu
Definition of tofu, including how to cook with tofu, easy tofu recipes, silken and regular tofu and the nutritional value of tofu. All you need to know to get started making healthy, low-fat vegetarian and vegan tofu recipes!
What Is Seitan? All About the Popular "Wheat...
Definition of seitan. Wondering what seitan is and how to make it? Read on to find out all about seitan.
3 Important Facts to Know About Edamame
Wondering about the edamame you've had at Japanese restaurants? If you like edamame or are wondering what is edamame, here's what you need to know.
What Is Quinoa?
What is quinoa? Need some healthy vegetarian or vegan quinoa recipes or just some cooking tips? Quinoa is a healthy whole grain (well, a seed actually) that is a healthy complete protein for vegetarians and vegans.
Can Vegetarians Eat Eggs?
Are eggs vegetarian? Can I eat eggs if I'm a vegetarian?
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bulgur...
Bulgur wheat - what is it, how to cook with it, and more, including bulgur wheat recipes.
8 Meatless Protein Sources
Are you concerned about protein on a vegetarian diet? Find out how much protein you really need and some easy ways to make sure your nutritional needs are met on a vegetarian diet. How much do you really know about vegetarian protein?
How to Store Fresh Herbs to Keep Them Fresh...
Wondering how to store fresh herbs to extend their freshness? This quick tip will help you extend the shelf life of your fresh herbs by storing them properly.
Easy Homemade Vegetable Soup
Making a basic vegetable soup from scratch is a great skill for any home chef, whether you're vegetarian or vegan or not. Vegetable soup is great for a cold night, and of course homemade soup from scratch is always best!
The Real Benefits of Eating Quinoa
Quinoa is healthy, but just how healthy is it? Get the straight nutritional facts and nutrient data about this healthy gluten-free and low-fat grain. Quinoa is a great food not just for vegetarians and vegans, but for anyone looking to lower their cholesterol or add fiber to their diet.
The Top 12 Most Popular Recipes for Veggie...
Looking for homemade veggie burgers? You picked them! Here are the most popular veggie burger recipes on About.com, according to you! All of these recipes for veggie burgers are vegetarian, and most are vegan.
What is Israeli couscous? How to cook it and a...
Wondering about Israeli couscous or how to cook it? If you already love couscous, or, you're just curious about exploring different whole grains and foods from around the world, here's what you need to know about Israeli couscous, also called pearl couscous.
The Very Best Tofu Scramble Ideas
The best homemade tofu scramble recipes. Tofu scramble is a popular quick and easy scrambled egg substitute for vegetarians and vegans.
Simple Italian Style Pasta Salad Loaded with...
A classic Italian cold pasta salad recipe with plenty of vegetables. This vegetarian pasta salad recipe is quick and easy to prepare as it uses a pre-made Italian salad dressing.
Is Avocado Really a Health Food?
What is the nutritional value of an avocado? Wondering about how many calories are in an avocado? Find out the number of calories in avocados plus the entire nutritional information profile of avocados, including fat, calories and more in avocados. Are avocados healthy? Find out!
How to Grill Tofu
If you're having a vegetarian barbecue or a vegan cookout, here are some cooking tips for how to grill tofu.
Don't Use Bamboo Skewers Without Doing This First
Wondering how and why to use bamboo skewers on the grill? Here's how to use bamboo skewers by soaking them first and more you need to know before firing up the grill.
What Are Hemp Seeds?
Hemp seeds are an up and coming superfood, especially used by vegetarians and those on a raw food diet. Find out why they hemp seeds are so good for you, learn about the nutritional value of hemp seeds, and how you can use them in your daily life.
Super Moist Vegan Carrot Cake Recipe
With several five-star reviews, you can rest assured that this homemade vegan carrot cake is absolutely foolproof and absolutely delicious!
Try Easy, Homemade Black Bean Burgers for Dinner
I love this recipe for vegetarian and vegan black bean patties because its easy to make as well as tasty, two of my favorite qualities in a recipe!
Is Tofu Really That Good For You?
Wondering how tofu stands up in comparison to some of your other favorite foods when it comes to protein, calories, calcium, and more? Read on to find out!
Make Light, Fluffy Vegan Pancakes for Breakfast
Yes, it's true, you can make perfectly good pancakes without eggs or even milk! This vegan pancake recipe uses soy milk as a substitute and the result is perfect light and fluffy pancakes.
Do you know how to press tofu? You should!
How to Press Tofu. Vegetarian Food.
Is There a Difference Between Silken and...
What’s the difference between silken and regular tofu? Here's what you need to know about the different kinds of tofu, whether you're cooking vegan, vegetarian, or just plain curious!
Easy Vegetarian Recipes
Looking for easy, simple, homemade vegetarian recipes? You've come to the right place. Start here.
Vegetarian Tofu Recipes: A Complete List
Looking for what to do with tofu? Here's a complete list of tofu recipes, all vegetarian and all a great way to increase the soy protein in your diet.
A 10-Minute Recipe for Vegan Pesto
Use this vegan pesto recipe to dress up pasta, as a pizza sauce for a vegan pesto pizza, or as an appetizer with bread and crackers.
12 Popular Vegetarian Soup Recipes You Just Got...
Of all the dozens of healthy vegetarian soup recipes I've posted, here are the most popular recipes, according to you! All of these soup recipes are vegetarian, and most are vegan as well.
Bright and Fresh Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella...
Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad Recipe. If you like traditional Italian insalata caprese, try this similar red, white and green tricolore salad with fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and the addition of avocados for extra flavor.
A Brief Guide to Barley
What is barley? Whole grain barley is a healthy high-fiber and high-protein grain boasting numerous health benefits. Learn more about cooking with barley, the different types of barley, calories and protein in barley and the numerous health benefits of this healthy whole grain.
How to Quickly Ripen Your Avocados
If you've got rock-hard avocados and can't wait to make guacamole, there's a few things you can do to make your avocados get soft quicker.
What Exactly Does 'Flexitarian' Mean?
Wondering what the word flexitarian or semi-vegetarian means? Are you curious about a flexitarian diet? Maybe you already are a flexitarian and don't even know it! Find out the difference between a vegetarian, a flexitarian and a pescatarian here.
High-Protein Meals for Vegetarians
Most vegetarians and vegans easily get enough protein, without even trying. Check out these high-protein vegetarian recipes to see just how easy it is to get plenty of protein without eating meat. Each of the recipes listed for breakfast, lunch, a soup or salad or a dinner entree has a complete nutritional breakdown so you can see just how much protein, calories and nutrients you're getting per serving.
A Complete Guide to Egg-free Baking and Cooking...
Tofu, bananas and a commercial egg substitute can all be used to replace eggs in your favorite recipe. Here's how to use different egg substitutes while cooking and baking egg-free, vegan or reduced cholesterol dishes.
What All Vegans Should Know About Chocolate
Wondering if chocolate is vegan and if you can still eat chocolate on a vegan diet? Read on to find out about dairy-free vegan chocolate, where to find it, and which brands of chocolate are vegan.
Sick of Tofu? Try Tempeh
Tempeh - Definition of Tempeh - What is tempeh?
Easy Vegan Red Lentil Soup (Low-Fat and Low-Cal!)
Lentil soup is one of those recipes that should be in every cook's repertoire. Lentils are available in most grocery stores and are very cheap. This vegetarian and vegan lentil soup recipe uses plenty of spices to perk up the soup.
What exactly is a vegetarian? What do...
Definition of vegetarian, also known as lacto-ovo-vegetarian. Wondering what a vegetarian is? You've come to the right place to find a definition of vegetarian.
Know Your Chocolate: Are Cocoa and Cacao the...
They are two words for the same thing. The word cocoa is believed to have its origins in a spelling mistake. Find out where the word cacao comes from.
What Is Hoisin Sauce?
Hoisin sauce is a Chinese barbecue-like sauce common in vegetarian Asian cooking.
What is Freekeh? - Definition, How to Cook It...
Freekeh grain - What is it? A definition of freekeh.
How to Make Seitan
Seitan (also called wheat meat or wheat gluten) is easy to make and quick to prepare. The texture and flavor of homemade seitan is really just a matter of taste, so have fun experimenting! No two batches are every quite the same.
Take a Fabulous 4-Ingredient Spinach Dip to the...
You can create this quick and easy vegetarian spinach dip with just four very simple ingredients, and in less then five minutes. Although it is best to allow this spinach dip to sit in the refrigerator before serving. A quick and easy spinach dip recipe is perfect for a vegetarian appetizer when served with crackers or vegetables.
Can Vegetarians Eat Ramen Noodles?
Wondering if ramen noodles are vegetarian? What exactly is in that ramen noodle flavoring packet? Read on to find out.
Vegan Banana Muffins Packed with Moist Goodness
Banana muffins are a very easy muffin for vegans to make because the banana can act as a binder and provide moisture instead of eggs. So you don't needs eggs or even egg-replacer!
Silken Tofu Recipes
Silken tofu has it's own place in the vegetarian or vegan kitchen. Learn a few of the various ways you can use soft, also called silken tofu, in different meat-free and dairy-free dishes.
The Best Method for Making Vegetarian Baked Beans
Homemade vegetarian baked beans are a great addition to a picnic, vegetarian barbecue or potluck, as it's easy to make in large quantities and everybody loves sweet baked beans, even kids! This vegetarian baked beans recipe is vegan as well.
A Really Nice and Healthy Vegetarian Minestrone...
This recipe for vegetarian and vegan minestrone soup is filled with healthy and low-fat vegetables, and slowly simmered for maximum flavor. Vegetarian minestrone soup is makes for a light and healthy lunch or dinner soup, just add a side salad and you've got a meal. Because it contains no oil, this vegetarian minestrone soup recipe is very low in fat.
Is Margarine Vegan?
Vegan Margarines - is margarine vegan? Which dairy-free butter substitute works best in baking, replacing dairy and to spread on toast?
A Brief Guide on Tahini
Definition of tahini, a vegan sesame seed paste used in many ethnic cuisines.
12 Delicious Ways to Make Homemade Guacamole
A collection of easy homemade guacamole recipes to try. If you're looking to try the perfect avocado dip, you'll find a variety of homemade guacamole recipes here, whether you want a quick and easy guacamole recipe that you can whip up in five minutes flat, or a traditional homemade fire-roasted Mexican guacamole recipe, you'll find it here!
A Short Guide to Cooking with Wheatberries
Never cooked with wheatberries before or just wondering what a wheat berry is? Check out this simple definition and guide for everything you need to know about wheat berries. Wheatberries defined.
13 Easy Raw Vegan Recipes (With Pictures)
Raw foods are fresh, delicious and healthy, and these are some dishes that you can prepare over and over again, such as watermelon gazpacho soup. Page 1 of 2.
10 Vegetarian Bean Salad Recipes Perfect for...
A collection of the best vegetarian bean salad recipes for summer. Bring along a healthy and high-protein vegetarian or vegan bean salad to your next outdoor picnic or potluck, or just enjoy one of these bean salads for a nutritious low-fat and high-fiber summer lunch.
Crock-Pot Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
Although many split pea soup recipes use ham for added flavor, this vegetarian and vegan version packs in the spices, including thyme, sage and bay leaves for a lower fat and cholesterol version of classic split pea soup. Vegan, almost fat-free, and low-calorie.
How to Use Leftover Rice - Ideas and Recipes
Do you always seem to have leftover rice on hand? If you've got some leftover rice that you'd rather not go to waste, here are some easy ways to turn your plain steamed leftover white or brown rice into a fabulous new meal or side dish!
DIY Basic Miso Soup
Miso soup is a staple of Japanese cuisine. This recipe is a simple version of the classic vegetarian miso soup served in Japanese restaurants.
Have you tried halloumi cheese yet?
Halloumi cheese is making it's way up the list of popular food trends - and with good reason! Halloumi cheese is a delicious and uniquely grillable cheese. Read on to learn about what is halloumi cheese, cooking and grilling with halloumi, and some halloumi recipes, of course!
What Is Miso?
Miso defined and the definition of miso. Wondering what miso is and where to find it? Read on for the definition of miso, a few common uses of miso and tips on where to find miso if you're shopping for it!
A Simple Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe
A homemade vegan ranch dressing recipe made from vegan mayonnaise, soy milk and some herbs. Several users have given this vegan ranch positive reviews, both as a salad dressing or thickened up and used as a dip.
Try Delicious and Trendy Grilled Halloumi Cheese
Grilled halloumi: It's trendy, it's easy, it's gourmet and it's quick, but the real reason to try grilled halloumi cheese on your indoor our outdoor grill is that it tastes, quite simply, incredible. If you've never tried grilled halloumi cheese, you simple must learn how to do it with this easy recipe.
Best Vegetarian and Vegan Mock Meats and...
If you're a new vegetarian (or vegan!), you may want to try experimenting with vegetarian meat. Here's what you need to know about the best and tastiest mock meats on the market, and, the best ones to try your hand at making at home.
Classic Vegetarian Italian Pasta Salad with...
An Italian pasta salad is always a popular choice to bring to a vegetarian picnic, potluck or barbecue. This easy vegetarian pasta salad recipe calls for bell peppers and artichoke hearts. For a vegan version, simply omit the cheese.
A Crowd Favorite, Vegan Lentil Loaf You Don't...
Lentil loaf made with rice and lentils is super cheap and easy recipe for families on a budget, since it's made from just a few inexpensive ingredients. Smother your homemade vegetarian lentil loaf in gravy, serve up a plate of mashed potatoes and enjoy a lentil loaf as a holiday or Thanksgiving entree. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.
How to Open a Young Coconut
How to Open a Young Coconut. Vegetarian Food.
14 High Protein Breakfast Ideas to Get Your...
Need a high-protein vegetarian or vegan breakfast idea? Each one of these high-protein breakfast recipes has a complete nutritional breakdown so you'll know just how much protein you're getting in each serving.
I can't believe it's not chicken!
Vegetarian mock chicken salad, soy chicken nuggets, southern-fried vegetarian chicken and more vegan chicken to try!
A Scrumptious Vegan Banana Cake That's Always a...
Banana cake is a popular Kwanzaa dessert, and this vegan banana cake will certainly hit the spot! With lots of bananas, you need less oil, so this vegan banana cake is lower in fat than other recipes.
Dig into a Robust Bean and Barley Vegetable Soup
This vegetarian and vegan recipe for a hearty homemade barley and vegetable soup is both healthy and filling. A meal in itself, you can add just about any veggies you want - green beans, peas or corn would all work well.
An Entirely Convincing Vegan Cream Cheese...
Vegan cream cheese frosting, using non-dairy cream cheese and vegan margarine. This is the perfect vegan cream cheese frosting for topping off a vegan carrot cake, a vegan pumpkin cake, or even a pineapple cake.
Fresh and Tangy Tahini "Goddess" Dressing in 10...
My version of the tahini -based "goddess" dressing found in many health food stores and restaurants.
Don't go grilling without this vegan cole slaw...
Make a vegan egg-free and dairy-free coleslaw for a picnic or barbecue by using vegan mayonnaise instead of regular mayonnaise or store-bought dressing.
Can Chocolate Be Good For You?
Explore the possible nutritional benefits of raw cacao (raw chocolate) and why the raw food community loves it. Is raw cacao beneficial to your health or another passing raw food fad?
How to Become a Vegetarian or Vegan
These quick tips will help you become vegetarian and make the transition to a new vegetarian or vegan diet. If you want to know how to go vegetarian or how to become a vegetarian, read these tips to see what I did and what many other people have done to successfully become vegetarian.
The Top 10 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet
Want to learn more about whole grains, or looking for a new grain to add to your regular repertoire? What exactly are whole grains? Here's a list of a few of my favorite whole grains.
These Incredible Potato Veggie Burgers Go Fast
Yes, you can make fabulous veggie patties from potatoes! If you've ever had latkes or potato pancakes, you know that potatoes absorb the flavors added to them quite well, and have a satisfying texture that is both crunchy and soft. Feel free to spice this potato burger recipe up a bit by adding in some garlic, seasoned salt, or other spices. This potato and bean veggie burger recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
Is Cheese Vegetarian?
Is cheese vegetarian? Do vegetarians eat cheese? Find out what you need to know about cheese, and add your opinion.
21 Easy Vegetarian Seitan Recipes
Seitan is a popular vegetarian meat substitute that has been eaten in Asian countries for generations. If you're new to cooking with seitan, here's some easy vegetarian and vegan seitan recipes for you to try.
Looking for a Superior Vegetable Broth? Well...
A broth for vegetarian soups, vegetarian gravy, or just to add flavor to a variety of vegetarian recipes. You can use this easy vegetable broth in recipes calling for broth or stock of any kind.
Taking the Dairy-Free Leap? Learn Substitute...
Soy, rice and almond milk are three common milk substitutes. Here's how these vegan dairy substitutes stack up nutritionally and how to use them while cooking.
3 vegan foods you should never buy (and why!)
Find out what three foods savvy vegans know to avoid buying. Here's three foods vegans should never buy - and why.
Try This Super Indulgent Vegan Carrot Soup with...
This creamy carrot soup recipe uses coconut milk instead of dairy or soy milk for a creamy soy-free tropically flavored soup. If you're looking for a nutritious vegan carrot soup recipe, you won't be disappointed with this yummy vegan, dairy-free and soy-free carrot soup. Vegan and gluten-free.
An Easy Vegan Tofu Breakfast Scramble Recipe
Tofu scramble is a popular vegan breakfast dish similar to scrambled eggs. This easy vegan version calls for onions and green bell peppers.
A Bean and Rice Burrito Recipe with All the...
Like vegetarian burritos or bean burritos? Make a vegan bean and rice burrito with plenty of Mexican spices. This is a quick and easy basic recipe for a vegan bean burrito. Toss in some extra toppings such as non-dairy sour cream, homemade guacamole, salsa, black olives, or whatever you have on hand.
Quick and Tasty Vegetarian 7-Layer Dip
This classic vegetarian seven layer dip recipe is made with taco seasoning, salsa, beans and cheese. 7 layer dip is a quick and easy vegetarian appetizer, inspired by the flavors of Mexico.
Engine 2's Amazing Low Fat Hummus-You Won't...
Rip Esselstyn's nearly fat-free hummus recipe is a no-tahini and no-oil (oil-free) vegan hummus recipe perfect for low-fat or fat-free eaters.
You won't believe these scrumptious soups are...
Fat-free vegan minestrone vegetable soup recipe. List of fat-free vegan soup recipes which are also low in calories. Eating a light soup before a meal can help you lose weight as you eat fewer calories while still feeling full.
How to Cook with Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP)
Definition of textured vegetable protein, TVP. If you're wondering what TVP is or would like to try some easy TVP recipes, start here.
Great Mushroom Burger with Pinto Beans for an...
Mushrooms are surprisingly similar in taste and texture to meat when cooked, and this mushroom burger recipe may just surprise you with how tasty it is. While mushrooms provide plenty of flavor and texture, the addition of pinto beans makes this recipe high in fiber and protein too. This mushroom veggie burger recipe is both vegetarian and vegan as well as gluten-free.
The Only Collection of Vegan Recipes You'll...
The only collection of vegan recipes you'll ever need!
A Good Tofu Scramble with Healthy Spinach...
Tofu scramble with spinach - so nutritious and a perfect protein boost for breakfast for vegetarians and vegans. I love spinach, so eating it for breakfast in that classic vegan dish - tofu scramble - is only natural.
10 Fantastic Vegetarian Lasagna Recipes
Looking for an easy and healthy vegetarian lasagna recipe? Check out some of my favorite vegetarian and vegan lasagna recipes here. Whether you're looking for a traditional Italian main dish or want to experiment with something new, there's a vegetarian lasagna recipe here that will surely do the trick.
This Creamy Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Raises...
A rich and creamy vegetarian shepherd's pie recipe using lots of healthy vegetables instead of meat. If you like shepherd's pie, try this healthy vegetarian version with lots of high-fiber nutritious veggies.
Bring a Bunch of Tasty Balsamic Roasted Brussel...
A quick and easy vegetable side dish recipe for oven-roasted brussels sprouts roasted with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. This easy brussels sprouts recipe is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
The Raw Facts About Buckwheat and Gluten
What is buckwheat or buckwheat groats? Buckwheat is used in many raw food diet recipes as well as health food products on today's market. Can it be eaten raw? Is it gluten-free? Find out all about buckwheat here. Buckwehat defined, and kasha, too.
A Fast, Easy Recipe for Homemade Guacamole
If you need your avocados to turn into guacamole super quick, or you've never made guacamole before, this is the recipe to try. Using just a few simple ingredients and pre-made salsa makes this homemade guacamole recipe quick and easy to prepare and absolutely foolproof.
Quick Thai Style Spring Rolls Make a Great Last...
Thai style spring rolls, also called fresh rolls, are super easy and quick to make!
Looking for a Healthier, Low-Fat Veggie Burger?...
Looking for a healthier, low-fat veggie burger? This recipe uses just a bit of tofu and lots and lots of veggies to form a healthy and high-fiber vegetarian patty. This veggie burger recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
Kid-Approved Breaded Tofu Nuggets Are a Sure Hit
Kid-friendly baked or fried tofu nuggets are reminiscent of chicken nuggets and can be dipped in ketchup, barbecue sauce or ranch dressing.
These Little Taquitos Will Knock Your Socks Off
I find that taquitos, (similar to flautas), particularly vegetarian taquitos, are one of those foods that are somehow more than just the sum of their parts. By that I mean, by looking at the recipe below, you'd have no way of knowing just how amazing these vegetarian taquitos are,
How to Make the Perfect Veggie Burger
Finding it difficult to cook the perfect veggie burger or struggling with crumbly burgers that fall apart in the pan or on the grill? Here's some tips to make sure your homemade veggie burgers are absolutely perfect!
Israeli couscous recipe ideas for vegetarian...
Israeli couscous recipe ideas for vegetarian and vegans - Healthy whole grain pearl couscous recipes
Spicy Tofu Scramble Recipe with Hot Sauce...
Tofu scramble is a quick, easy and healthy way to start the day. Feel free to add any extra veggies or spices that you happen to have on hand, as it really is hard to go wrong with tofu scramble.
10 Satisfying Vegetarian Dinners to Serve Tonight
If you're new to vegetarian cooking, you may want to try some of these favorite best vegetarian dinners when looking for quick, healthy and nutritious meal ideas for your family to try.
Better than take-out: 13 ways to make a perfect...
You won't miss the meat for even a minute with these gourmet vegetarian pizza recipes! Ideas, toppings and more for vegetarian and vegan pizza, for a simple and everyday vegetarian pizza to the homecooked gourmet. Here's 13 ideas for vegetarian pizzas with ingredients ranging from cream cheese to asparagus to pumpkin. With lots of cheese and vegetarian pepperoni, too, of course!
Quinoa flakes - What are quinoa flakes?
Quinoa is growing in popularity, but have you heard of or tried quinoa flakes yet? Quinoa flakes are a great gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan breakfast idea! Find out what quinoa flakes are, how to use them and where to find them - a definition of quinoa flakes.
How to Have Quinoa for Breakfast, Lunch and...
Looking for a healthy quinoa recipe or wondering what's the best way to cook quinoa? Look no further! Here are my favorite fabulously easy and healthy vegetarian and vegan whole grain quinoa recipes.
Authentic Mexican-Style Enchilada Sauce Without...
Try this recipe for a quick and easy enchilada sauce recipe and make your own home made enchilada sauce. This Mexican food recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
Balsamic Barbecued Beets (Vegan Grill Recipe)
Marinate beets in a simple herbed balsamic vinaigrette before sticking them on the grill for a delicious and healthy barbecued side dish. These easy balsamic barbecued beets are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
Try a Tasty Vegan Broccoli Quiche
This egg-free quiche dish uses tofu instead of eggs for a healthy, low-fat vegan breakfast.The mushrooms and broccoli can be replied with other vegetables.
Easy Cold Pasta Salad Recipe with Fresh Basil...
A simple recipe for a cold pasta salad flavored with fresh herbs. Use this recipe as a base and add your own favorite veggies or pasta salad add-ins such as olives, peppers or tomatoes. It's also delicious as is, as the fresh herbs really shine in this easy and simple pasta salad.
How to Make Easy BBQ-Baked Tofu
Super easy baked barbecue-flavored tofu. You won't believe how easy and how yummy recipe is.
Most Popular Vegan Food Recipes
Of all the hundreds of vegan recipes right here on vegetarian.about.com, here are the most popular, according to interest. If you're looking for a new vegan recipe to try, give one of these a shot and see if you don't just agree that they're the best!
Tempting Crispy Fried Tofu Will Make You Want...
Fried Tofu is great on it's own or dipped in just about any kind of sauce. You can also use fried tofu in a vegetable stir-fry or noodle dish. This Chinese-inspired recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
Try a Wow-Factor Vegan Black Bean Burger with a...
Spice up a basic vegetarian and vegan black bean burger patty with some cayenne pepper and hot sauce! This black bean patty will hold together well enough to grill, or you can pan-fry it in a bit of oil. If you like bean burgers, this is a spicy and flavorful one to try.
5 Veggie Burgers That Will Make You Forget the...
There's so many different vegetarian and vegan veggie burger brands available at most grocery stores these days. Wondering which is best? Read on to find out!
Delectable Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Vegans love chocolate chip cookies too! This classic recipe tastes just like the ones mom used to make, you won't even know they're vegan.
Set it and Forget it Vegetarian Crockpot Lentil...
Vegetarian lentil soup is a super-easy vegetarian crock pot soup recipe - just put all the ingredients in your slow cooker in the morning and forget about it until the end of the day. Lentil soup is hearty enough for a main dish, but you could always add extra veggies to make it even more filling. Vegan and gluten-free.
20 High Protein Dishes for Vegetarian and Vegan...
Need a protein boost? Try one of these vegetarian and vegan entrees, each of which has 13 grams and up to 35 grams of protein per serving.
What's for dinner tonight? Simple vegan dinner...
Looking for a vegan dinner or meal idea? Look no further! Find out what's for dinner tonight by browsing this helpful guide to easy and simple vegan dinner ideas.
What Is Raw Cacao (aka Raw Chocolate)?
Wondering about raw cacao or raw chocolate? Find out what it is, and how to use raw cacao in the variety of forms it comes in. From raw cacao powder to nibs and butter, learn the best uses for raw cacao products.
Vegetarian and Vegan Barley Recipes
A collection of healthy and nourishing barley recipes. Pearled barley is a healthy high-fiber and cholesterol-free ingredient that should have a regular place in your kitchen, especially if you're vegetarian, vegan, or cooking on a budget. Scroll through these barley recipes to get ideas for how to use and how to cook barley.
Make Turmeric Tea for Joint and Bone Health
Yogi Bhajan, founder of the Yogi Tea brand, recommends this hot turmeric and almond oil tea for joint and bone health.
7 ways to have quinoa for breakfast (including...
Quinoa is a great breakfast choice for vegetarians, vegans, or anyone who just wants to eat a healthy and cholesterol-free whole foods breakfast filled with protein.
Fresh and Easy Guacamole
Along with being fresh and healthy, this easy guacamole recipe is suitable for almost any diet and almost any allergy It's vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and even all-raw, if you're following a raw food diet.
12 Best Healthy Vegetarian Pastas
Many people enjoy vegetarian pasta dishes, whether or not they are vegetarian. Pasta is adaptable, familiar and versatile. If you're cooking for a mixed crowd, you can always cook a portion of meat separately to be added separately. Here are some fantastic vegetarian pasta recipes, some more traditional and inspired by Italian food, while others are unique and unusual.
Easy vegan vegetable biryani (gluten-free)
This is a simple and easy rce biryani recipe with green peas, slivered almonds and raisins. If you prefer more vegetables in your Indian biryani, pile it high with steamed cauliflower, trimmed green beans, tomatoes or even chickpeas. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.
Vibrant Vegan Quinoa Salad with a Lemon Kick
This quinoa salad recipe is surprisingly tasty and healthy! Whole grain quinoa cooks quicker than most grains and is an excellent source of protein with about 11 grams of protein per cup of cooked quinoa.
Almost From Scratch, 30-Minute Vegetarian Chili...
This vegetarian chili recipe is so easy, you'll feel like you're cheating! Vegetarian chili is great to serve for large groups or to bring to potlucks, and this easy chili recipe won't disappoint. Vegetarian and vegan.
Whip Up a 15-Minute Vegetarian Black Bean Soup...
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup. A healthy, low fat black bean vegetarian soup recipe that will warm up your family in less than 15 minutes flat. Make this black bean soup vegan by simply omitting the cheese and sour cream.
16 Tofu Breakfast Recipes to Add to Your...
It's the most important meal of the day, so why not start it off with a soy protein boost? Check out these filling and nutritious vegetarian breakfast recipes using tofu, including smoothies with tofu, tofu breakfast burritos and of course, tofu scramble recipes.
Low-Fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries Even the Kids...
Easy Low-Fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries. If you're craving a high-fat and salty treat like fast food French fries, try this vegan recipe for healthier baked sweet potato fries. Baked sweet potato fries are much lower in fat than a deep-fried version and are very quick to prepare. Kids will love these baked fries as well.
See Why Tofutti Vegan Sour Cream Passes the...
My personal favorite vegan sour cream substitute for baking (and eating!) for vegans, those with milk allergies following a non-dairy or dairy-free diet. Vegan sour cream is naturally lactose-free and cholesterol-free.
Low Calorie Vegan Oatmeal Cookies Add a Healthy...
Using flour with oatmeal and relying on a dash of maple syrup for sweetness, this sugar-free vegan peanut butter and banana cookie recipe will be sure to please every health-conscious cookie lover!
Easy Dairy-free and Vegan Fudge Recipe
Who knew vegan fudge could be so delicious? This vegan fudge recipe is deceptively simple, but the end result is absolutely delicious.
Try This Nourishing Tomato and Barley Vegetable...
A homemade meatless tomato barley soup recipe with carrots, celery and spinach. A low-fat, high fiber and cholesterol-free vegan and vegetarian barley tomato soup recipe.
Is Nama Shoyu Truly a Raw Choice? Facts and...
Nama shoyu is a common ingredient in raw food cuisine. Find out what this obscure ingredient is, where it comes from and how to get it.
Make Great Tasting, Naturally Wholesome, Raw...
Fresh, homemade almond milk is a easy to make from scratch. This homemade almond milk recipe is a completely raw food recipe, a real raw treat! Use your homemade almond milk in smoothies, soups and other raw food dishes.
Amazing Vegan Tofu Veggie Burgers Are as Easy...
These healthy tofu based veggie burgers receive an added nutritional boost from wheat germ. This recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
Enjoy Delicious Vegetable Tempura at Home
Japanese vegetable tempura is a popular vegetarian choice when eating at a Japanese restaurant, as most places will have a vegetable tempura on the menu. Tempura is deep-fried and battered vegetables. If you'd like to try making a vegetarian tempura recipe at home, this is an easy vegetarian and vegan recipe to try. My favorite vegetarian and vegan tempura ingredient is sweet potatoes!
The Garlic Sauce Makes This Broccoli and Tofu...
Broccoli and tofu in garlic sauce is a vegan and vegetarian Chinese-inspired entree that is easy to prepare.
10 Must-Try Baked Tofu Recipes
Check out these great marinated and baked tofu recipes. Baked tofu is low-fat and low-carb, vegetarian and vegan. You can eat baked tofu as it is, or add it to salads, pastas or vegetarian stir-fries. If you like baked tofu, try these flavorful marinated tofu recipes.
What Is Nutritional Yeast?
Definition of nutritional yeast. What it is, where to shop for it, and why it's so fantastic in vegetarian and vegan cooking!
Satisfying and Crave-Inducing Black Bean...
I have to confess, chili is not my favorite of vegetarian meals, but even I couldn't stop eating this vegetarian and vegan black bean chili, it was just so flavorful! The sweet potatoes and carrots match perfectly with the spiciness of the fresh chili flavor. This is my new favorite vegetarian chili recipe!
Vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe
Vegan cream of asparagus soup is a creamy and nutritious soup perfect for lunch or dinner. This asparagus soup recipe uses soy milk to make it vegan.

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.