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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?
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.
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?
The 6 Most Popular Types of Vegetarianism
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.
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!
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!
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!
7 Easy Vegetarian Crockpot Soup Recipes
One-pot vegetarian soups which are prepared right in your crockpot or slow cooker. Gluten-free and vegan options included.
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 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.
Can Vegetarians Eat Eggs?
Are eggs vegetarian? Can I eat eggs if I'm a vegetarian?
3 Important Facts to Know About Edamame
Wondering about the edamame you've had a Japanese restaurants? If you like edamame or are wondering what is edamame, here's what you need to know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When's the last time you had BRINNER?
What is brinner? Brinner recipe and menu ideas.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bulgur...
Bulgur wheat - what is it, how to cook with it, and more, including bulgur wheat recipes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Photo Guide to the Best Method for Pressing...
How to press tofu, also called draining tofu.
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.
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 Vegan Crockpot Vegetable Chili
Get your five-a-day servings of vegetables! This vegan crockpot vegetable chili recipe doesn't skimp on the veggies or the flavor. Just place all the ingredients in your crock pot or slow cooker, and come home to a healthy and complete vegetarian meal.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Easy Vegetarian Recipes
Looking for easy, simple, homemade vegetarian recipes? You've come to the right place. Start here.
Sneak Peek! Find Out The Most Popular Vegan...
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!
Vegan Salad Dressings
Even if you love store-bought vegan salad dressing, making your own at home is a bargain and easy to do. I try to always keep some on hand. If I don't use it on a green salad, I'll use it on leftover quinoa, a rice salad or something or other sooner or later!
Boost Your Daily Protein Intake with These...
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.
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.
Sick of Tofu? Try Tempeh
Tempeh - Definition of Tempeh - What is tempeh?
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!
13 Easy Raw Food Recipes
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.
Fresh and Tangy Tahini "Goddess" Dressing in 10...
My version of the tahini -based "goddess" dressing found in many health food stores and restaurants.
The Absolute Best Grilled Tofu
If you're having a vegetarian barbecue or a vegan cookout, here are some cooking tips for how to grill tofu.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Lacto- and Ovo-Vegetarians -- What's the...
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.
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.
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.
The Only Collection of Vegan Recipes You'll...
The only collection of vegan recipes you'll ever need!
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.
What is poultry seasoning? Is poultry seasoning...
Poultry seasoning is a blend of spices. The most common pre-made store-bought brand of poultry seasoning is McCormick's.
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.
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!
Engine 2's Amazing Low Fat Hummus-You Won't...
Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet says,
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.
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.
Is Margarine Right for My Vegan Lifestyle?
Vegan Margarines - is margarine vegan? Which dairy-free butter substitute works best in baking, replacing dairy and to spread on toast?
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.
A Simple Recipe for Basic Vegetarian Gravy
Basic Vegetarian Gravy Recipe. Making a vegetarian gravy can be a bit more of an art than an exact science, as timing, stirring and heat are everything! So add more or less liquid as needed, but remember, your vegetarian gravy will thicken slightly as it cools.
Vegetarian Taco Soup in the Crockpot
A vegetarian taco soup recipe prepared in the crockpot. This recipe calls for three different kinds of canned beans, corn, tomatoes, and plenty of seasonings.
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.
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!
9 Fabulous Dinners Made With Leftover Rice
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!
Almost From Scratch, 30-Minute Vegetarian Chili...
This vegetarian chili recipe is so easy, you'll feel like you're cheating!
Bring a Bunch of Tasty Balsamic Roasted Brussel...
A quick and easy vegetable side dish recipe for brussels sprouts roasted with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. This easy brussels sprouts recipe is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
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.
Try This Simple Gingered Tofu and Vegetable...
Simple Tofu and Veggie Stir-Fry with Ginger - a simple vegan recipe for an easy Chinese-style vegetarian and vegan stir-fry with vegetables and tofu in a light ginger sauce.
13+ Vegetarian Casserole Ideas for Busy,...
Vegetarian casseroles are great for busy nights. The dog is barking, the kids are screaming and dinner still isn't ready. Sound familiar? Time to try some of these easy one-dish vegetarian casseroles. Just turn on the oven, put a few ingredients into a dish and set the timer. Vegetarian and vegan casseroles can be either a main dish or a side dish, depending on the recipe and the size of your appetite. If you're not sure what's for dinner tonight, try one of these easy vegetarian casseroles.
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.
Indian Style Yellow Split Pea Dhal with...
Yellow Split Pea Dhal Recipe. Dhal, sometimes spelled dahl or dal, is a staple of Indian vegetarian cuisine. This easy recipe is for a basic vegetarian and vegan yellow split-pea dhal. Serve with rice, or, add extra liquid to make a more soup-like dhal.
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.
What is Freekeh? - Definition, How to Cook It...
Freekeh grain - What is it? A definition of freekeh.
A Treasure Chest of Tofu Recipe Ideas for...
A complete list of tofu recipes, all vegetarian and all a great way to increase the soy protein in your diet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Brief Guide on Tahini
Definition of tahini, a vegan sesame seed paste used in many ethnic cuisines.
A Light Gingered Carrot Soup That's Worthy of...
Colorful and fragrant carrot and ginger soup is a light and soothing soup. Carrot soup with ginger is a nutritious and low fat soup recipe with just a touch of sweetness and a touch of spice. This carrot and ginger soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
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.
What Is Hoisin Sauce?
Hoisin sauce is a Chinese barbecue-like sauce common in vegetarian Asian cooking.
All Out of Good Pizza Ideas? Try One of These...
Pizza recipes! Ideas, toppings and more for vegetarian and vegan pizza, from the simple to the gourmet.
An Entirely Convincing Vegan Cream Cheese...
Vegan cream cheese frosting, using non-dairy cream cheese and vegan margarine.
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.
An Easy 6-Ingredient Vegan Apple Pie Recipe
This easy vegan apple pie recipe uses a pre-made pie crust and very few ingredients, so it's very simple to prepare. Chopping the apples does take some time however, so if you've got an apple slicer you may want to use that to save time.
How to Open a Young Coconut
How to Open a Young Coconut. Vegetarian Food.
A 250-Calorie 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.
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 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.
Try Chana Masala with Spinach and Traditional...
Chana masala with spinach is a variation of a traditional and popular Indian dish. This is one of the best chana masala recipes (and easiest!) you'll find.
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.
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.
26+ Easy, Delicious, and Wholesome Quinoa Recipes
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.
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.
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.
Why Should You Soak Nuts and Seeds Before...
Experience the benefits of soaking raw nuts and seeds before using them in your recipes. Learn what you are rinsing away when you let nuts and seeds soak in water and why it is so much healthier for you.
Quick and Easy Homemade Raw Sauerkraut
This simple, uncomplicated recipe is easy to follow for vegetarians, vegans, raw foodists, and anyone who needs a digestive boost through probiotics.
10 Easy Low-Fat Vegan Bean Soup Ideas (and More)
Vegetarian bean soup is a quick, healthy, high-fiber and high-protein meal. If you're looking for a low-fat vegetarian or vegan bean soup recipe, try one of these.
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.
Vegetarian Thai Green Coconut Curry With Sweet...
A vegetarian and vegan Thai coconut curry with sweet potatoes, snow peas and bell pepper and store-bought green curry paste. This simple vegetarian and vegan green curry recipe takes just a little bit more than fifteen minutes to simmer on your stove-top, minus the chopping time.
Exotic Curried Tofu Scramble and Spinach with...
A basic vegetarian and vegan tofu scramble recipe inspired by the flavors of India. Feel free to add some more vegetables, such as broccoli or mushrooms.
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.
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.
Even the Kids Give This Raw Kale Chip Recipe a...
This fun, crunchy, nutritious dish can be made in the dehydrator or the oven.
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.
Indian Inspired Coconut Curried Vegetables Can...
If you think you don't like to eat your vegetables, you might just change your mind when you discover these simple and healthy vegetables simmered in a simple coconut milk curry. These veggies have a bit of extra sauce, so you can serve them over rice, noodles, or try them with a whole grain such as millet or quinoa.
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.
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.
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.
Transform Leftover Rice into Rice Pudding
If you've got lots of leftover rice and want to make rice pudding, try this creamy dish that you can serve either as a sweet breakfast or for dessert.
What Vegan Dairy Substitutes Can Be Used for...
Maybe you're thinking about going vegan, so you need some vegan dairy substitutes, or maybe you're allergic to milk and looking for lactose-free dairy substitutes. Whatever your reason, reducing the amount of dairy in your diet can be a healthy way to lower your fat and cholesterol intake. Here's what you need to know about dairy substitutes.
Make Delicious Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies in...
Everyone loves fresh, homemade oatmeal raisin cookies right? Well, vegans love vegan oatmeal raisin cookies too! This recipe is a vegan, egg-free and dairy-free version of classic oatmeal raisin cookies, just like mom used to make.
Is Halloumi Cheese a Good Choice?
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!
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.
Make Easy Homemade Biscuits for Breakfast
Make a fresh homemade batch of quick and easy biscuits for breakfast or to go along with mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner. If you need to know how to make quick and easy flaky homemade biscuits, try this easy biscuit recipe.
Recipe Ideas for Your Own Vegetarian Indian...
Dozens of vegetarian Indian food and vegan Indian vegetarian recipes to try if you're looking to duplicate your favorite vegetarian Indian restaurant dishes at home, including quick and easy vegetarian Indian aloo gobi to traditional vegetarian Indian samosas and vegan Indian recipes without ghee as well.
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!
Utterly Delish Mexican Enchilada Casserole with...
This Mexican casserole recipe is a one dish vegetarian casserole perfect for those busy nights. You can get this vegetarian enchilada baked Mexican casserole in the oven in just a few minutes. A simple Mexican-inspired meal the whole family will enjoy.
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.
Easy Homemade Chocolate Fudge Brownies
An easy recipe for homemade chocolate fudge brownies. Rich, creamy and decadent, just the way homemade brownies should be.
Is Cheese Vegetarian?
Is cheese vegetarian? Do vegetarians eat cheese? Find out what you need to know about cheese, and add your opinion.
How to make hemp milk at home
Hemp milk recipe made from hemp seeds and suitable for vegans and those on a raw food diet. Hemps seeds are a powerhouse of nutrition and suitable for a raw food diet. This simple milk recipe made from raw hemp seeds provides an ideal milk substitute.
Is the Raw Food Diet Right for You?
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How to Make Your Own Spring Rolls at Home
Don’t be fooled by the simple elegance of spring rolls! As long as you have pre-made wrappers, spring rolls are surprisingly easy and quick to make.
Sensational, Easy Egg-Free French Toast
This easy vegan French toast recipe uses bananas instead of eggs, giving it a sweet flavor.
Absolute Must Try Vegetarian Bean Salads 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.
A Guide to the Essentials for Your Vegetarian...
Cooking vegetarian is easy when you have a few key ingredients on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry will enable you to whip up a variety of healthy and satisfying meals at any time.
Raw Food Breakfast Essentials
Breakfast or brunch recipes, tips and ideas for a raw food (raw vegan) diet.
Healthy and Delicious Meatless Meatloaf Recipe
Vegetarian meat loaf makes a for an all-American comfort food for vegetarians. This vegetarian loaf recipe is both vegetarian and vegan. Made from store-bought mock meat and drizzled with ketchup, if you like meatloaf, you'll like this very similar vegetarian meat loaf recipe.
What Is Nutritional Yeast?
Definition of nutritional yeast.
What's a Vegetarian Who Likes Japanese Food to...
Japanese food has plenty to offer for the vegetarian and vegan eater! Here's a few Japanese food recipes to introduce you the meatless options in Japanese cuisine.
Have an Easy Vegan Stir-Fry for Dinner
Using hoisin sauce is a great way to quickly add flavor to a simple vegetable stir-fry. Though this easy vegetable stir-fry recipe calls for seitan, you could substitute tofu or tempeh as well.
Questions About Vegetarianism: Vegetarian FAQS
There's no such thing as a silly question, right? Some of these may seem silly, but they may also be genuine concerns about vegetarianism. If you're grasping with some of the ethical and philosophical questions about vegetarianism, read on to find out the answers to some questions you may be wondering about when choosing your environmentally-friendly, healthy and kind diet!
Try This Hearty Portobella Mushroom Burger with...
If you like veggie burgers or mushroom burgers, try this vegetarian burger recipe with portobello mushrooms and topped with an avocado sauce. Portabella mushrooms make for a healthy veggie burger recipe for a barbecue or cookout.
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