Vegetarian Food Sitemap - Page 5 2016-09-26

Vegan Apple Pancakes Recipe
When it comes to breakfast, there's no reason to skimp just because you are vegetarian or vegan! These vegan apple pecan pancakes, prepared with soy milk and a bit of tofu, are healthy, high in protein and fiber and, of course, taste absolutely scrumptious. This recipe for apple pecan pancakes is both vegetarian and vegan.

Easy Vegan Fresh Corn Chowder Recipe
There's something very comforting about fresh homemade corn chowder. This vegetarian and vegan corn soup recipe uses plenty of vegetables as well as cornmeal for a corn chowder soup that is both filling and healthy, as well as very low in fat. Gluten-free option included.

Lightly Braised Escarole Greens with Lemon and Shallots
A simple recipe for lightly wilted or braised escarole greens cooked with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and shallots. These wilted escarole greens are a vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free side dish.

Barley Vegetable Soup With Lentils Recipe
Vegetarian barley lentil soup combines whole grains, high-protein lentils and plenty of healthy and high-fiber vegetables, so it just couldn't possibly be more good for you! This vegetarian barley soup recipe is very low in fat, as it uses no oil, butter or margarine, and as a vegan recipe, it is naturally cholesterol-free.

Indian Dairy-Free Vegan Naan Recipe
A homemade dairy-free vegan naan recipe. Naan, Indian flatbread, is served with many Indian meals, but in Indian restaurants, naan often contains butter. This homemade naan recipe is vegan, with no butter, no ghee and no-dairy.

Quinoa banana "tapioca" pudding recipe - Vegan quinoa pudding with vanilla
Like tapioca pudding, but looking for a healthier, gluten-free and vegan version? Look no further! This healthy and delicious vegan dessert recipe is made from quinoa and soy milk, and sweetened with either maple syrup or brown rice syrup, making this quinoa pudding refined sugar-free as well.

Fresh lime and basil herb marinade for grilling tofu
A simple marinade for grilled tofu made from plenty of fresh herbs including basil, thyme and rosemary. Marinate your tofu as long as you'd like - even overnight - and then grill it to perfection. This tofu marinade recipe is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

Texas Caviar with Avocado and Grapefruit (Gluten-free, vegan)
Texas caviar with avocado - California style, if you will! Enjoy this simple classic summer side dish with black-eyed peas and avocados. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and super easy!

Vegetarian Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe
Mashed chickpea salad sandwich is a healthy vegetarian sandwich that is a little similar to a tuna sandwich.

Vegan Blueberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe
Blueberries and coconut are a powerfully delicious superfood combination in this beautiful blue breakfast smoothie. This blueberry coconut smoothie recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and amazingly delicious.

Vegetarian pumpkin pizza recipe
Pumpkin pizza! Chunks of roasted pumpkin brushed with pesto on top of a creamy white sauce and topped with lots of cheese and crushed cashews. This is a truly gourmet vegetarian pumpkin dish for a fall entree.

Whole Wheat Vegan Dinner Rolls with Maple Syrup
Vegan dinner rolls made with maple syrup and whole wheat flour. These vegan maple wheat rolls are almost foolproof, and are a simple yeast dinner roll. Vegan and refined sugar-free.

Gourmet Grapefruit and Blue Cheese Bruschetta Recipe (An Easy Vegetarian Appetizer)
A gourmet bruschetta recipe, yet simple to prepare. This citrus and blue cheese bruschetta combines the tangy flavors of fresh oranges and grapefruits with crumbled blue cheese.

Mini Cheesecakes with Vanilla Wafer Crust
These mini cheesecakes are made with vanilla wafers as the crust, and baked in muffin tins for individual cheesecake servings as an appetizer or a gourmet dessert. Top these little mini-cheesecakes off with a fruit glaze topping.

Vegan Grapefruit Sorbet Recipe
An icy cold vegan granita recipe, similar to a sorbet, made with just a few simple and easy ingredients, including fresh grapefruit.

Vegetarian Chile Rellenos with Black Beans Recipe
Stuffed and breaded vegetarian chile rellenos are poblano chilies stuffed with black beans, cheese and citrus. This is an indulgent Mexican-inspired appetizer or vegetarian entree.

Grapefruit Citrus Cake Recipe (An upside-down cake)
Bored with pineapple upside down cake? Try this simply sweet grapefruit upside-down cake. If you live in Florida or California and have trees bursting with fresh grapefruit, try making this grapefruit cake to use some of them up.

Vegetarian Indian Recipes (Vegetarian and Vegan Food)
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. Try a quick and easy vegetarian Indian aloo gobi or traditional vegetarian Indian samosas, or try some easy vegan Indian recipes made without ghee.

Raw Vegan Jicama Fries Recipe
These raw vegan jicama fries are quite a bit crunchier than the real thing, but they have a satisfyingly salty flavor and sure do look authentic!

Vegan Crockpot Tofu in Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Making barbecue-style tofu in your crockpot or slow cooker is super easy. Just dump everything in the crock pot in the morning and you've got dinner when you come home at night! Serve over lettuce, or on toasted French bread.

Easy Vegan Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Vibrant and colorful raspberry vinaigrette is a great choice to serve on a nutty or fruity salad. Toss a handful of cranberries, pinenuts or walnuts on your salad along with raspberry vinaigrette dressing for a sweet treat.

Easy Vegetarian Singapore Noodles Recipe
Easy vegetarian Singapore noodle recipe. Singapore noodles are a popular street food served up in Asia made with vegetables, curry powder and soy sauce for seasoning.

Panko-coated breaded fried plantains
If you like Caribbean-style fried plantains, you'll love this version with cinnamon and coated with panko breading. Because the only thing better than fried food is fried and breaded food! The recipe calls for an egg, but an egg replacer will work just fine if you're vegan.

Raw Vegan Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Complete your raw vegan holiday feast with some raw mushroom gravy. This recipe can be used all year round for a gravy that will please the pickiest palette.

Vegan Nutritional Yeast Pasta Recipe
This simple vegan pasta with nutritional yeast isn't quite a full and fancy macaroni and cheese, but it's easy and it's quick, its vegetarian and vegan and it's tasty. Spruce it up with some frozen peas, fresh broccoli or chopped tomatoes.

Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe (Gluten-free)
This is a super quick and easy recipe for vegan chocolate peanut butter fudge that kids and adults will absolutely love. Peanut butter fudge makes a great treat for Christmas or anytime. Egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan.

Gourmet no-bake chocolate mascarpone cheese pie recipe
A gourmet yet simple chocolate pie recipe made from decadent ingredients, including Italian mascarpone cream and lots of chocolate.

Vegan Orange Cranberry Scone Recipe (Refined Sugar-Free)
Vegan orange and cranberry scones with dried cranberries and walnuts, free of refined sugar and made from whole wheat flour and oil instead of margarine or butter.

Easy Caramelized Glazed Carrots Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free)
Make sweet caramelized glazed carrots with this easy vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free vegetable side dish recipe. Carrots are naturally sweet, so just a touch of extra sugar turns this easy carrot dish into a real treat. And, with just three ingredients, it's a breeze to prepare.

Kidney Bean Salad With Eggs (Vegetarian and Gluten-free)
Kidney Bean and Egg Salad. An easy vegetarian bean and egg salad recipe perfect for a casual lunch, or to bring along to a picnic or barbecue. This kidney bean salad is made from beans, eggs, celery, pickles or sweet pickle relish and onions.

Eggless Quiche Recipe with Cheese and Vegetables
An eggless vegetarian quiche recipe made from egg substitute instead of tofu. Although this quiche is egg-free and vegetarian, it does call for cheddar cheese and milk, so it is not vegan. A simple vegetable quiche without eggs or tofu.

Summer Sunburst Squash Stir Fry Recipe - Vegan
This simple non-traditional summer squash pan-fry using either zucchini, yellow crookneck, or sunburst squash, brings out the natural flavors of the squash without overpowering it with other flavors. I like to use this simple sautee as a side dish, but you could serve it over rice for a light and healthy entree.

Easy Vegetarian "Hot Wings" with Seitan
If you like hot wings or buffalo wings, try this vegetarian (and vegan) version of hot wings made from seitan!

Vegetarian French Onion Soup with Cheese
This is a quick and easy vegetarian recipe for French onion soup with just a few simple ingredients. If your cupboard is nearly bare and you're wondering what to make for dinner tonight, try this super easy vegetarian French onion soup. For a vegan version, use a non-dairy soy cheese.

Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing
If you'd like to make homemade thousand island dressing properly, here's a recipe that calls for ketchup and mayonnaise, along with a few other ingredients.

Vegan Tahini "Goddess" Salad Dressing Recipe
Easy reduced-fat vegan recipe for homemade

Low-Fat Whole Wheat Vegan Waffles Recipe
These vegan waffles are low-fat and whole wheat. Well, half whole-wheat at least! They use applesauce instead of oil, so they are almost fat-free. Make sure your waffle iron is well greased though, as vegan waffles and low-fat waffles tend to stick a bit more.

Low-Fat Vegan Alfredo Sauce Recipe with Tofu
A low-fat and vegan recipe for alfredo sauce, made with tofu, soymilk and almonds or cashews instead of cream and dairy. Four users give this low-fat vegan alfredo five out of five stars, so you know it's a good one.

Vegan Spicy Sesame Peanut Noodles Recipe
Noodles with peanut sauce is one of my favorite easy dishes to whip up on those nights where I'm very hungry, but just don't feel like cooking. This Thai and Chinese-inspired recipe can be made less spicy by substituting red pepper flakes for the cayenne, or, omit the cayenne altogether.

Vegan Dinner Ideas
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.

Slow carb diet vegetarian and vegan recipes
A collection of vegetarian recipes suitable for the slow carb diet, created by Tim Ferriss and published in the book The Four Hour Body. Page 2.

What do vegetarians eat on the slow carb diet?
Vegetarian Food. Page 3.

Slow Carb Diet for Vegetarians
What you need to know about the slow carb diet for vegetarians. The slow carb diet was created by Tim Ferriss and published in his book The Four Hour Body. It's been proven successful for many people who have trouble following traditional diets. Perhaps because you get to cheat once a week!

Vegetarian slow carb diet recipes
Vegetarian Food. Page 4.

The Top Ten Most Useful Raw Food Kitchen Tools
Learn which kitchen tools are most useful in a raw food kitchen. Get recommendations on appropriate appliances and tools for making raw food.

Easy Vegan Cranberry Lemon Scones (Dairy-Free)
Make some homemade vegan cranberry scones with vegan margarine and egg replacer. These lower-fat cranberry lemon vegan scones are perfect for breakfast along with a hot cup of coffee. Flavored with lemon and cranberry, these vegan scones are perfect for a crisp fall morning.

Vegan Irish Soda Bread (Egg-Free and Dairy-Free)
An easy dairy-free, egg-free and vegan recipe for Irish soda bread using an egg replacer and soy milk. Vegan soda bread is also much lower in fat than a traditional Irish soda bread which uses buttermilk.

Vegan Hawaiian Rum Cake Recipe
For a delicious twist on the standard vegan cake flavors, try this Hawaiian rum cake made with flour, soy milk, vegan pudding mix and of course, Hawaiian rum.

Vegan Strawberry Banana Muffins
Whether you've got frozen strawberries in the freezer or want to use up some fresh summer strawberries these reduced-fat dairy-free and vegan strawberry banana muffins are the perfect fruity answer.

Tempeh Vegan Sloppy Joes
If your kids love sloppy joes, try this vegetarian sloppy joe recipe which is made from soy tempeh instead of meat, making it much healthier and lower in fat than regular sloppy joes.

TVP and Vegetable Stew with Potatoes and Carrots
A vegetarian and vegan vegetable stew recipe using TVP as a meat substitute for a thick and hearty traditional feel along with peas, potatoes and carrots. Perfect for a cold winter night or for just a bit of nostalgia anytime.

Easy Raw Vegan Lemon Cashew Cookies
Another easy raw food vegan cookie recipe. Just blend together a few raw ingredients - including lemon, shredded coconut and raw cashews - and then stick them in the dehydrator. Who knew raw cookies could be so easy, healthy and delicious?

Egg-free Honey Almond Biscotti Recipe
Want to try making a homemade biscotti recipe? It's easier than you may think! This homemade almond biscotti recipe is made without eggs and dairy, though because it does still use honey, it's not technically vegan. I haven't tried making it with agave nectar as a substitute, but I suppose it would probably work well if you're looking for a vegan almond biscotti recipe.

Vegetarian Caprese Sandwich With Mozzarella and Basil
This is a grilled vegetarian panini sandwich recipe made from mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil - a caprese sandwich. If you don't have a panini press or a grill, you can use a regular skillet.

Vegetarian Mock "Tuna" Salad Recipe with Tofu
If you're a vegetarian who misses tuna salad or tuna sandwiches, you can get a very similar taste and texture using most of the same ingredients.

Vegan Lemon Frosting Recipe
With just four simple ingredients, including fresh lemon juice, this easy vegan lemon frosting recipe is super lemony and has received lots of positive user reviews. If you want to try a super easy vegan frosting, this easy lemon frosting won't dissappoint.

Vegan TVP and Tofu Meat Loaf - Easy Vegetarian Recipe - Thanksgiving Recipe
Vegetarian TVP and Tofu Loaf. High in protein and flavored with poultry seasoning, this vegetarian loaf TVP recipe is perfect for the centerpiece of your vegetarian Thanksgiving, holiday or everyday table. This vegetarian loaf recipe is also vegan. Serve with gravy and mashed potatoes for a classic American meal.

Vegan Pineapple and Potato Curry Recipe (With Gluten-free Option)
This potato, pineapple and coconut vegetarian Indian curry recipe tastes like its been simmering for hours, but its just the abundance of the spices and the rich coconut milk. I added a splash of fresh cilantro, just because I happened to have some on hand, but this curry is perfect just as it is too.

How to Make Raw Vegan Cashew Milk - Recipe
Many raw food recipes call for cashew milk or another

College Vegetarian Cooking - Vegan Dorm Food Meals
College Vegetarian Cooking. Vegetarian Food.

Raw Vegan Flaxseed Crackers Recipe
Raw flax seed crackers are a popular snack for those on a raw food diet. Even if you're just looking to include more flax seed in your diet or more raw foods, try this flaxseed cracker recipe for a satisfying crunch. Great with raw salsa, raw guacamole or raw hummus.

Vegan Barbecue Tandoori Seitan Recipe
There's nothing like slow-cooked Indian tandoori! This vegetarian and vegan recipe uses seitan and soy yogurt for a barbecued version you can make on your outdoor grill. Barbecued tandoori-style seitan makes for an unusal dish to bring to a barbecue or a picnic.

Egg-free Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
Try this low-fat cheesecake recipe which uses cottage cheese and tofu for an egg-free, eggless and lower fat dessert. If you're watching your cholesterol, this lemon cheesecake with cottage cheese is a smart and egg-free choice.

Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe. Vegetarian Food.

Egg-Free Pecan Pie Recipe
Egg-Free Pecan Pie Recipe. Vegetarian Food.

Quick and Easy Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe
Mmmm, vegan chocolate pudding. Indulge your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings with this easy homemade vegan chocolate pudding recipe - it's egg-free, dairy-free and still super indulgent. Just like a chocolate pudding should be, whether or not it's vegan.

Vegan French Mushroom Fondue Recipe
This vegan mushroom fondue has a cheesy flavor and is perfect for parties, as an appetizer or for a romantic vegan fondue for two. Mushroom fondue is rich, flavorful and creamy. Serve your vegan fondue with such dippers as French bread, bagels, or fresh vegetables.

Raw Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Herbed Pate
Easy to make raw herb pate stuffed nushrooms. Follow this easy recipe for a raw food pate that happens to taste great stuffed into mushrooms.

Sugar-Free Vegan Maple Cookie Recipe
Sugar-free maple cookies are absolutely delicious! They aren't much to look at, so feel free to use cookie cutters or a fork to create a shape or pattern. This cookie recipe is both sugar-free and vegan.

Black soy bean burgers - Black soy bean recipe - Black soy bean veggie burgers
Use black soy beans and TVP (textured vegetable protein) to make a vegetarian black soy bean burger.

Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe
Make a homemade gluten-free pie crust using just three simple ingredients.

Vegan Aloo Matar (Indian Potatoes and Peas) Recipe
There are many, many different ways to prepare Aloo Matar, Indian spiced potatoes and peas. Some recipes use a coconut base, and others simmer the potatoes in a tomato sauce. This basic recipe uses a few simple spices for a flavorful and tangy Indian food dish that is both vegetarian and vegan. Serve with rice, if desired.

Gluten-Free Tapioca Flour Crepes
Yes, you can make gluten-free crepes; no need to use flour or wheat to make crepes, this recipe using tapioca flour works just fine. These gluten-free crepes are also sugar-free. Shop for tapioca flour online or at your local health food store.

Homemade raw vegan chocolate recipe - How to make raw chocolate
Homemade raw chocolate recipe - How to make raw chocolate

Vegetarian Chinese Spring Rolls with Bamboo Shoots and Green Onions (Vegan Recipe)
Chinese spring rolls served fresh or fried are a tasty vegetarian and vegan meal or appetizer. These vegetarian Chinese spring rolls are wrapped with bean thread noodles, bamboo shoots and lots of cilantro for a flavorful Asian dish.

Lemon Poppy Seed Vegan Muffins
This is a sweet and tangy muffin recipe and full of zesty lemon flavor - just the way lemon poppy seed muffins should be! Be sure to use a vegan margarine when making this vegan lemon poppy seed muffin recipe.

Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe - Vegan/Vegetarian
This vegetarian Chinese-style spring roll recipe uses shiitake mushrooms and soy sauce for a very Asian flavor.

Basic and Easy Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe (Gluten-Free)
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.

Nature's Burger Vegetarian "Meat" Loaf Recipe
Nature's Burger Vegetarian

Vegetarian Cucumber Spring Roll Recipe
This basic vegetarian spring roll recipe uses low-fat and low-calorie ingredients, so it makes for a very light appetizer or small meal. A vegetarian and vegan spring roll recipe with lettuce, cucumbers, sprouts and noodles.

California diner-style veggie burger with alfalfa sprouts and avocado
California diner-style veggie burger with alfalfa sprouts and avocado

Easy Raw Vegan Banana Ice Cream Sorbet Recipe
Making vegan ice cream can be easy! And this ice cream is a raw food treat as well. A raw vegan banana sorbet is super easy to make - as long as you have a juicer. You absolutely won't believe just how easy, and how tasty, this recipe is. Just trust me on this one, and try it!

Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe
Most recipes for Caesar salad dressing are not vegetarian, as they often contain anchovies. Caesar dressings that you buy at the grocery are almost certainly not vegetarian! This easy recipe, however, packs in all the flavor without the fish - it is both vegetarian and vegan.

Hawaiian Vegan Poke Bowl Recipe
LA's Mainland Poke Shop Executive Chef Kayson Chong created this recipe just to share with About.com readers. If you're curious to try poke, give this vegetarian and vegan recipe a try and see what you think!

Best Easy Gourmet Vegetarian Recipes
A collection of elegant meatless gourmet vegetarian dishes, including a full menu of vegetarian gourmet appetizers, soups, entrees and desserts.

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!

Goats milk versus cows milk: Which is healthier?
Curious about goat milk versus cows milk? Here's what you need to know about how these two different dairy options stack up.

Soaking Raw Nuts and Seeds: Benefits (Raw Food Diet)
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.

Why Blueberries Are Good For You - Nutritional Value
Blueberries are a true superfood! Discover the wealth of nutritional value in blueberries. Raw blueberries contain life-saving antioxidants and other nutrients.

What Is Cocoa Butter? - Definition and Examples
This detailed but simple definition of cocoa butter explains the origin and culinary uses of the fat.

Coconut Butter for the Raw Food Diet - Definition and Description
Uncommon ingredients, like raw coconut butter, come up a lot in recipes for a raw food diet. Check out this definition of Raw Coconut Butter for clarity on its use and storage instructions.

White wine vegan risotto recipe - Easy Vegetarian
A simple, easy, and delicious gourmet risotto made with white wine. Without cheese, this dairy-free and vegan risotto is low in fat and cholesterol free. Much healthier than other risotto recipes!

Vegan Spicy Red Pepper Risotto Recipe
Risotto is a popular Italian rice dish that is deceptively easy to make. This low-fat vegetarian and vegan risotto rice recipe uses cayenne and plenty of red pepper flakes to give it quite a bit of spice. This is one of my most popular vegetarian risotto recipes.

Nutritional value of hemp seeds
Get the nutritional facts about hemp seeds. Are they really all that healthy? Should vegetarians include hemp seeds as part of a healthy diet?

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
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.

Homemade Tahini "Goddess" Dressing (A Vegan Recipe)
My version of the tahini-based

Wheat berry risotto
Bought some whole grain wheatberries on sale and not sure what to do with them? Here's one option: make a vegetarian risotto dish similar to a pilaf and made with plenty of mushrooms, shallots, garlic and Parmesan cheese for flavor.

Classic Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
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.

Vegan Breakfast Quinoa with Chocolate and Peanut Butter
Breakfast quinoa recipe with chocolate and peanut butter recipe made with soy milk, quinoa, cocoa powder and a little sweetener. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and just about the perfect high-protein breakfast.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Rice Crispy Treats (Without Marshmallows)
Most rice crispy squares or rice crispy treats recipes call for marshmallows, which contain gelatin, so are not strictly vegetarian and are certainly not vegan. This rice crispy squares recipe uses corn syrup and peanut butter instead, making it both vegetarian, vegan, and super yummy! Enjoy your vegetarian and vegan rice cripsies!

Vegan Chocolate Protein Milk Shake (Dairy-Free)
Look for a high-protein milkshake or a healthy vegan protein shake recipe? If you like chocolate milkshakes, try this protein-packed version with cashews, a banana and soymilk.

Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble With Spinach Recipe
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.

Vegan Cream Cheese Veggie Wraps
Cream Cheese Veggie Wraps with Non-dairy Cream Cheese. I love the combination of cream cheese and flour tortillas. Just add veggies, and you've got a healthy vegetarian or vegan (use non-dairy cream cheese) wrap sandwich for lunch. Spinach and alfalfa sprouts make this cream cheese wrap super healthy, and avocado makes it absolutely delicious.

Vegan Pineapple Upside-Down Dump Cake Recipe
With just a few simple ingredients added to a basic yellow cake mix, this pineapple-upside down

Vegan Banana Cake Recipe
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.

Green smoothie popsicles with spinach and strawberries
If you believe that green smoothies are all the rage for a nutritious reason, try this green-power superfood popsicles!

Vegan French Toast Recipe
This easy vegan French toast recipe uses bananas instead of eggs, giving it a sweet flavor.

Easy Spinach Dip Recipe - Vegetarian Appetizer
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.

Basic Vegetable Broth Recipe
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.

Easy Cold Herbed Pasta Salad Recipe
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.

Vegan Tofu Scramble Breakfast Recipe
Tofu scramble is a popular vegan breakfast dish similar to scrambled eggs. This easy vegan version calls for onions and green bell peppers.

Fresh and Easy Guacamole Recipe
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.

Cool Whip and Yogurt No-Bake Pie Recipe
If you're looking for an easy no-bake dessert or no-bake pie recipe, this quick and easy Cool Whip pie is the one to try! This is one of my favorite dessert recipes ever, since it's so unbelievably quick, easy, delicious, and not too fattening.

Vegetarian Portobello Mushroom Burger With Avocados Recipe
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.

Savory Quinoa Egg Muffins With Spinach - Recipe
Quinoa and spinach muffins - Savory quinoa egg muffins with spinach

Vegan Tofu Breakfast Scramble Recipe with 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.

Black bean and avocado salad with feta cheese (Gluten-free)
This vegetarian black bean salad with feta cheese and avocado might just be the perfect healthy bean salad recipe. Gluten-free with a vegan option.

Vegan Chinese Seitan and Vegetable Stir-Fry Recipe
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.

How to Make Raw Vegan Hemp Milk - Recipe
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.

Vegan Udon Noodles With Sesame and Tofu Recipe
A vegan recipe for Udon noodles with tofu, cucumber and carrots in a ginger and garlic sauce. Asian style noodles of any kind make for a great meatless main dish, particularly when paired with tofu and vegetables, as in this vegetarian and vegan Japanese-inspired Udon noodle recipe.

What is oshinko?
While searching for some sushi the other day, I came across a word which was unfamiliar to me, and I thought it might be unfamiliar to some readers, as well. Oshinko. What, exactly, is oshinko? Here's a definition and what you need to know about oshinko.

Vegan Edamame Salad In Red Wine Vinaigrette
A summery vegetarian and vegan Mexican-inspired bean salad recipe made with black soybeans, edamame, black olive and vegetables and tossed in an Italian dressing.

Vegan Broccoli Quiche Recipe
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.

Vegetarian Loaf Recipes: Meat loaf, nut loaf, lentil loaf and more
Don't get stuck with a crumbly or odd-tasting vegetarian loaf! Whether you use lentils, nuts or mock meat, any vegetarian (or vegan!) loaf recipe should be savory and delicious, and, in my opinion, vegetarian meat loafs and nut loafs are always best when smothered with ketchup and topped with gravy.

Vegan Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing Recipe
A simple homemade vegan lemon tahini salad dressing recipe. This salad dressing is made from lemon juice, miso, tahini and olive oil, and it is quick, easy, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

Vegetable foil packets on the grill (Vegan Hobo packets)
Ran out of skewers? No problem! Just toss all your veggies on some foil, add a few seasonings, wrap it up and toss the entire packet on the grill. This foil-grilled vegetable packet recipe has a few Asian flavors in it, and would go well with rice or noodles, but they're also delicious just on their own.

Grill-Baked Apples with Cinnamon and Sugar (Easy Barbecue Recipe)
It doesn't take much to make delicious baked apples on the barbecue. All you need is a bit of cinnamon and sugar and some aluminum foil for a healthy side dish or dessert for the kids.

Vegan Black Bean Chili with Sweet Potatoes Recipe (Vegetarian and Vegan)
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!

Easy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Recipe
An easy recipe for homemade chocolate fudge brownies. Rich, creamy and decadent, just the way homemade brownies should be.

Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri Sauce
Chimichurri sauce is one of those simple foods that is just ridiculously delicious. This pairing of grilled tofu with chimichurri sauce and garlic bread is a vegetarian meal that will have all the omnivores at your barbecue sneaking a taste.

Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
Classic peanut butter cookies - veganized. No eggs, no butter, no dairy - just pure vegan peanut butter cookie goodness.

Best Ever Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
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.

Vegetarian Posole Soup With Hominy Recipe
Although this quick and easy posole soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, traditional Mexican posole soup is almost never vegetarian! Though this vegetarian posole recipe may not be quite as authentic as others, you'll find that the combination of peppers, hominy, chili and cumin lends it a satisfying and authentic Mexican flavor.

Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
A homemade vegan cream of mushroom soup using vegetable broth, soy milk and a dairy-free sour cream substitute. This popular dairy-free and vegan mushroom soup has received numerous positive reviews, so you'll be sure to love it too.

Vegan Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe (Gluten-free, Vegan)
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.

Vegan Cream of Carrot Soup Recipe (Gluten-free)
A healthy and low-fat vegetarian soup recipe for cream of carrot soup using soy milk to keep this soup low-fat, dairy-free and vegan. Vegetarian cream of carrot soup is perfect for a light lunch or, serve with a vegetable salad and some bread for a light and healthy meal.

Vegan Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup Recipe
Traditionally, Thai coconut soup, or tom kha is made with lots of spices such as galangal and lemongrass and also with chicken. This easy vegetarian Thai coconut soup is made with fresh cilantro, lime and cayenne to duplicate the Thai flavors with some more commonly found ingredients. A reviewer said of this coconut soup recipe,

Vegan Gazpacho Soup with Cucumber and Hot Sauce
A spicy cold Spanish gazpacho soup recipe with fresh chopped tomatoes, bell pepper, fresh herbs and hot sauce. If you like cold soups during warm summer evenings, this chilled vegan gazpacho won't disappoint.

Vegan Pumpkin Coconut Soup Recipe
This is a quick and easy vegan pumpkin and coconut soup recipe that you can serve up in about 20 minutes and uses canned ingredients.

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Thai Coconut Soup Recipe with Tofu
Although this vegetarian and vegan recipe isn't all that authentic, this is a quick and easy vegetarian Thai coconut soup recipe that is very easy to prepare and uses just a few simple ingredients. If you're looking for an easy Thai coconut and vegetable soup recipe, this is the one to try.

Vegetarian / Vegan Potato and Leek Soup Recipe
A simple vegetarian potato and leek soup recipe. This is a basic Irish-inspired recipe for a simple vegetarian and vegan potato and leek made with margarine and vegetable broth instead of cream or butter. If you like potato soup or leek soup, try this vegetarian version with both!

Pesto lasagna rolls - Rolled vegetarian lasagna with pesto and sweet potatoes - roll-ups
Lasagna rolls or lasagna roll-ups are a growing food trend which is gaining popularity along with traditional layered lasagna. These vegetarian lasagna rolls are made with fresh basil pesto, sweet potatoes.

Vegetable pasta with greens, roasted red peppers and mushrooms
A vegetarian and vegan pasta dinner made from mushrooms, roasted red peppers, and a mixed blend of greens called kale italia. If you like getting your daily dose of leafy green vegetables - I know I do! - then this is a good pasta dinner to try.

Kale Italia Risotto with Shiitake Mushrooms and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Risotto is always a favorite meal for vegetarians and omnivores alike. Vegetarians may enjoy it as an entree while omnivores are more used to seeing it as a side, but this vegetarian risotto recipe is filled to the brim with enough ingredients to make it a satisfying main: shiitake mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and healthy green kale italia: a flavorful blend of baby kale, radicchio and baby arugula.

Grilled Sweet Potato Skewers with Honey Mustard
This easy grilled sweet potato skewers with honey mustard - is the perfect vegetarian barbecue recipe for sweet potato lovers. Vegetarian, gluten-free and almost vegan.

Should you cook meat for other people if you're vegetarian or vegan?
Should you cook meat for other people if you're vegetarian or vegan?

Easy Vegetarian Crockpot Chili Recipe - Slow Cooker (Vegan, Gluten-free)
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.

Vegan Farro Tabbouleh with Kale
While bulgur wheat is the traditional tabbouleh ingredient, there's no reason you can't use whole grain farro instead to create a delicious and innovative vegan tabbouleh salad.

Vegan Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe With Tofu
A vegan and egg-free egg salad sandwich recipe using tofu instead of eggs. When mashed together with the usual egg salad ingredients, including mayonnaise, relish and a bit of lemon juice, tofu takes on a similar taste and texture to eggs. salad sandwich recipe

Vegan chocolate rum pie - a Southern vegan dessert
Vegan chocolate rum pie - a Southern vegan dessert made with chocolate, sugar, rum, tofu and a coconut topping. This one is for adults only!

Vegan peach pie
Summer is the perfect time for a fresh peach pie, made with all-vegan ingredients, including soy milk, vegan margarine, and of course, lots of fresh sliced peaches. If you like peach pie, try this simple non-dairy vegan peach pie. Enjoy!

Oil-Free Tahini-Free Low Fat Hummus Recipe
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.

A complete collection of green salad recipes
Nourishing recipes for green salads using fresh crisp greens such as romaine lettuce, baby spinach, frissee lettuce and even fennel.

Grilled Pineapple Recipe with Coconut and Rum
Grilled pineapple and coconut makes for a sweet and exotic barbecue dish, different from the usual vegetarian staples of mushrooms, corn on the cob and veggie burgers! This quick recipe makes for a great vegetarian and vegan dessert or barbecued side dish. With just a hint of rum, this is a grilled dish for adults, but if you're serving kids, you can omit the rum and it's still quite tasty.

Barbecue Tofu for Kids (With Ketchup)
An easy barbecued tofu recipe perfect for vegetarian or vegan kids! Using a ketchup-based sauce makes this easy grilled tofu recipe perfect for kids.

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.

Vegetarian Pesto Pizza Recipe
This vegetarian pesto pizza recipe uses pesto instead of tomato sauce, and is topped with feta, artichokes and kalamata olives for a Mediterranean and Greek inspired fusion vegetarian pizza!

Chickpea and Black Lentil Salad with Kale Italia
This is a green salad that is a full meal in itself. It's filled with avocado, chickpeas, black lentils, kalamata olives and optional feta cheese, making it a great high-protein salad perfect for vegetarians. Need yet another reason to try this black lentil and kale italia recipe? It's gluten-free!

Quinoa antipasto salad recipe - Vegetarian
If you love those deli-fresh antipasto plates, but don't want the meat, try this vegetarian antipasto-inspired quinoa salad. It's made with fresh herbs, mushrooms, black olives and, y favorite part, tangy pepperoncini. Omit the cheese to keep it dairy-free and vegan.

Spicy Creole Cole Slaw Recipe (With Green and Purple Cabbage)
A classic cole slaw recipe with a bit of a twist - it's got a minced chile pepper, Creole seasoning and a bit of hot sauce for a southern-inspired Creole coleslaw. If you like spicy Creole food, try this side colelsaw salad at your next summer picnic for a real treat. If you use a vegan mayonnaise, this creole slaw can be made vegan and cholesterol-free.

It's Hemp History Week!
Hemp History Week is June 1 - 7, 2015. Find out what's going on nationwide during this time and why you should love hemp if you don't already.

Hemp oil - What is hemp oil? Cooking and recipe ideas
Hemp oil - What is hemp oil? How to use hemp oil in cooking and recipes for vegetarians and vegans.

Can I Get Enough Protein on a Raw Food Vegan Diet?
Concerned about raw food and protein? How do you get enough protein on a raw food diet? Find out which vegetables have the most protein and how much of them you need to eat.

Vegan quinoa "fried rice" - Gluten-free fried "rice"
Got leftover quinoa? Use it to make this vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free fried

Vegan Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe
Who knew oatmeal could taste so good? Follow this recipe for a healthy and quick vegan breakfast idea. The oats provide lots of fiber and the peanut butter adds a healthy dallop of protein.

Vegan spinach and tofu quiche with cauliflower
Ordinarily I wouldn't have added cauliflower to a vegan breakast quiche (or technically a tofu fritatta or a crustless quiche), but a trip to the farmer's market yielded me a huge bag of fresh organic cauliflower.

Crock Pot Vegetable Minestrone Soup Recipe (Vegetarian)
Minestrone soup is a very popular vegetable soup that is quite healthy and low in fat. This vegetarian crock pot minestrone soup recipe has no oil, so it is virtually fat free. You can also add whatever vegetables your like. Try adding a bit of sweet corn (one of my favorites!), green peas or even some pre-soaked or canned beans.

Vegan Baked Tofu in Korean Barbecue Sauce (Recipe)
Korean barbecue sauce makes an excellent marinade for baked tofu - just thin it out a bit with water. Don't have any Korean barbecue sauce on hand, but craving that unique spicy, salty and sweet combination that only Korean food can provide? Try this Korean barbecue sauce-inspired marinade for baked tofu.

Gnocchi with Sage and Butter Sauce
Wondering what do with gnocchi to make a vegetarian dish? Try this simple sage and butter sauce for a light vegetarian gnocchi. Whether you use homemade gnocchi or store-bought, you don't want to smother the flavorful potato dumplings with an overpowering sauce; but rather allow the gnocchi flavor to shine through!

Gourmet green tea macaron bites with Japanese matcha cream cheese
Gourmet green tea macaron bites with cream cheese - a Japanese take on a gourmet French treat! Made with almond flour instead of regular flour, these matcha macarons are also gluten-free.

Roasted delicata squash pizza with mozzarella cheese - gourmet Indian and Italian fusion
Roasted delicata squash pizza with mozzarella cheese - A modern gourmet vegetarian Indian and Italian fusion recipe that use can slice up and eat like a gourmet pizza, or, slice it thinly and serve it as a party appetizer flatbread. In this recipe, delicata squash, onions and sweet potatoes are tossed in an Indian spice combination of garam masala and roasted before topping off a flatbread crust.

Old-fashioned whole wheat oatmeal muffins with blueberries
Old-fashioned and homemade oatmeal muffins with blueberries and walnuts, made with whole wheat flour.

Homemade Vegan "Nutella" Chocolate Hazelnut Recipe
Have you caught yourself reading the labels endlessly on all the chocolate hazelnut and chocolate peanut butter spreads hoping one of them is dairy-free and vegan? Don't lie, I know you have; we all have dreams of a vegan Nutella. But it's super easy to make your own homemade Nutella, or chocolate hazelnut spread.

Veggie burgers are coming to Wendy's!
Veggie burgers are coming to Wendy's! Here's what you need to know about getting the new vegetarian burger at Wendy's restaurant.

How to Store Fresh Herbs to Keep Them Fresh Longer
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.

Pureed Italian white bean soup (Gluten-free, vegan)
This simple white bean soup recipe is made with all fresh ingredients, but you'll have to make your own vegetable broth if you want it to be truly all fresh. Using a homemade vegetable broth will also make this recipe gluten-free as well as vegetarian and vegan.

Best Vegetarian and Vegan Chicken Recipes
Vegetarian mock chicken salad, soy chicken nuggets, southern-fried vegetarian chicken and more vegan chicken to try!

Best Vegetarian and Vegan Chicken Recipes
Vegetarian mock chicken salad, soy chicken nuggets, southern-fried vegetarian chicken and more vegan chicken to try!

Sugar-free vegan cranberry muffins
Maple syrup instead of sugar keeps these vegan cranberry muffins free from refined sugar. Yum! Maple cranberry muffins are perfect for a Christmas morning breakfast or brunch, and can be served at Thanksgiving as well.

Greek Salad with Whole Grain Farro and Feta Cheese
Like Greek salad? Like whole grains? Try this healthy vegetarian twist: Greek salad with whole grain farro and Feta cheese.

Quick and Easy Mexican Black Bean Salsa Recipe
A healthy black bean salsa recipe inspired by the flavors of Mexico. Black bean salsa is a great Mexican dip for vegetarians and vegans, as the black beans add plenty of healthy fiber and protein.

Orange and grapefruit salsa recipe
An easy citrus salsa recipe with fresh oranges and grapefruits, as well as all the traditional Mexican salsa flavors - tomatoes, jalapenos and fresh cilantro. If you want to try to spice up your salsa, try this easy and unique grapefruit and orange citrus salsa.

Spicy Vegetarian Bean Dip with Green Chilies
Spicy Vegetarian Bean Dip. A classic vegetarian bean dip with spicy chilies and Tabasco sauce. Vegetarian bean dip is great for vegging out in front of the TV or for a casual Superbowl or party appetizer. This vegetarian bean dip recipe is also vegan.

Vegan Olive Tapenade Recipe
Olive tapenade is a great spread to serve with crackers for an easy appetizer or hor d'ouerves. This easy olive tapenade recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, and can be prepared in just a few minutes.

Vegetarian enfrijoladas with avocado
Vegetarian enfrijoladas with avocado, fresh Serrano chile and black beans.

Fat-Free Vegan Apple Banana Muffins Recipe
This fat free vegan muffin recipe gets plenty of moisture (and healthy fiber) from the apples and bananas, so there's no need for margarine or oil, which adds fat as well as calories. If you're looking for a healthy fat-free or low-fat vegan breakfast, this is a good one to try.

Vegan Sweet Potato Muffins with Brown Sugar
Vegan Sweet Potato Muffins - a vegan muffin recipe for sweet potato muffins. These vegan sweet potato muffins would make an excellent Kwanzaa breakfast or snack.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Classic blueberry muffins can easily be made vegan by using vegan margarine, soy milk and egg replacer. These easy blueberry muffins are egg-free, dairy-free, and much lower in fat than regular muffins. If you're looking for a vegan blueberry muffin recipe, this is the one to try.

Vegan Sugar-rolled Ginger Crinkle Cookies
If you love ginger molasses cookies as much as I do, you'll agree that you can never have enough new recipes to try, so here's one more. These vegan ginger cookies have a sugary crinkle-top since they're rolled in sugar before baking.

Spicy Vegan Thai Peanut Sauce With Sesame Oil Recipe
A spicy Thai peanut sauce goes with noodles, salad, fried tofu or even a bowl of pasta. Try it poured over steamed veggies for kids. This homemade peanut sauce recipe is made with garlic, soy sauce, ginger and cayenne pepper.

Chinese Broccoli and Tofu in Garlic Sauce Recipe (Vegetarian, Vegan, with Gluten-free Option)
Broccoli and tofu in garlic sauce is a vegan and vegetarian Chinese-inspired entree that is easy to prepare.

Vegan Lentil Carrot Veggie Burger Recipe
Got some extra lentils on hand? This is a great way to use them up. These vegan lentil and carrot veggie burgers are a healthy alternative to the regular burgers and are both vegetarian and vegan.

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup Recipe (Vegan, with Gluten-free Option)
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.

Banana Bread French Toast Recipe
Kids will love this fun breakfast or brunch idea: French toast made from banana bread! Yum! If you're never tried it before, here's how to make French toast from banana bread.

Easy Vegan Asparagus and Leek Soup Recipe
Asparagus and leek soup. If you're cooking and eating on a budget, stretch out pricey fresh asparagus with some diced leek and celery, as in this vegan soup recipe.

Simple marinara tomato sauce recipe - Vegan and gluten-free
Made with fresh basil, canned tomatoes and a bit of olive oil and sea salt, this is one of the quickest and easiest ways to make a flavorful homemade marinara sauce which is, of course, both vegetarian and vegan as well as gluten-free and cholesterol-free. Pair it with any kind of pasta, add a vegetarian meat substitute to make a vegetarian bolognese, or just use it in any recipe which calls for tomato sauce.

Vegetarian White Wine Pasta Puttanesca from Italy - Vegan Recipe
Vegetarian and vegan pasta puttanesca with white wine and capers. Puttanesca recipe reprinted with permission from

Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Tofu Pie Recipe
This super easy chocolate peanut butter tofu pie is vegan and can be made in just a few minutes with just a few simple ingredients: tofu as a base, chocolate chips and peanut butter for flavor and a little bit of soy milk to mix it all together. Blend, bake, chill and done.

Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Pie Crust Recipe with Nutter Butters
Yes, Nutter Butter sandwich cookies are vegan, and yes, you can make an excellent vegan pie crust out of them! Using store-bought vegan Nutter Butter cookies, this is a super quick and easy vegan cookie pie crust. With a chewy peanut butter taste, this is one of my favorite ways to make an easy vegan pie crust. It's just a little different than the usual graham cracker crusts.

Fat-free Vegan Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe (Gluten-free)
Pick up some fresh or frozen raspberries and make this easy fat-free vegan raspberry vinaigrette. This fat-free salad dressing would go great with a spinach or fruit salad. Vegan and gluten-free.

Vegetarian Vegetable Chili Recipe with Zucchini
Broccoli is one of my favorite vegetables, so I admit that I'm quite partial to this vegetarian vegetable chili recipe, but you could also use whatever vegetables you have on hand. Cauliflower would work well. This vegetable chili recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.

Vegetarian Caribbean Red Beans and Rice Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free)
Caribbean Red Beans and Rice. A vegetarian recipe for Caribbean style red beans and rice. Healthy kidney beans are simmered and spiced with garlic, nutmeg and cinnamon for a healthy vegetarian and vegan Caribbean red beans and rice meal.

Vegetarian Black Beans and Rice Recipe
Cuban black beans and rice are a healthy, high protein quick and easy vegetarian and vegan meal. Popular in the Caribbean and in Cuban cuisine, black beans and rice can also be a staple of your vegetarian diet. This is a basic, quick and easy vegetarian recipe for black beans and rice, spiced with peppers and hot sauce, but you can add any of your favorite seasonings.

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup Recipe
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.

Easy Whole Wheat Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna Recipe
Make your vegetarian lasagna just a bit healthier by using this recipe, which calls for whole wheat lasagna noodles and spinach. Even though it uses whole wheat noodles, this lasagna is incredibly rich and creamy as it uses plenty of mozzarella, Parmesan, and low-fat cottage cheese.

Chickpea Quinoa Salad With Cranberries and Lime Recipe
Chickpeas combine with quinoa or bulgur wheat in this simple yet delicious salad with cranberries and lime dressing. To keep this quinoa salad vegan, just use agave nectar in place of the honey.

Vegan Quinoa Fried "Rice" Recipe with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Sprouts
A vegetarian and vegan quinoa fried rice recipe with quinoa instead of rice along with tofu and plenty of vegetables. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

Homemade vegan gnocchi (Egg-free gnocchi recipe)
I've tried plenty of homemade vegan gnocchi recipes, and this one is my favorite way. Egg or no egg, gnocchi always runs the risk of being dry and flaky, rather than light and puffy. An eggless and vegan homemade Italian gnocchi recipe.

Quick and Easy Vegan Chocolate Banana Pudding
One of the best things about eating vegan is that often, the desserts, such as this chocolate banana pudding, are actually somewhat healthy! Or at least, vegan desserts aren't as unhealthy as the dairy and fat-laden versions. This quick and easy chocolate banana tofu pudding recipe is super low-fat and very low in calories too.

Vegetarian "Hamburger" Casserole
Use veggie burgers to make a vegetarian

Vegetarian Oven-Baked Pasta Recipe
Here's a basic and quick recipe for a vegetarian oven-baked pasta casserole. This recipe is just the basics, so you can get it into the oven quick, or, personalize it with whatever you have on hand. Use ziti or penne pasta. A package of mixed frozen veggies could also be added to make this quick and easy oven-baked past more nutritious.

Vegetarian Cheesy Pasta and Bean Casserole Recipe
A super quick and easy vegetarian pasta casserole bake recipe. This is a great way to use up any leftover cooked pasta you have lying around.

Sugar-Free Vegan Pancakes With Agave Nectar
Vegan pancakes with agave nectar and whole wheat flour. Sugar-free, dairy-free, whole wheat and vegan, and, they're strawberry chocolate chip, too!

Vegetarian Grapefruit Smoothie Recipe
This citrus smoothie recipe is a healthy and low-fat way to wake up and start your day. Made from fresh fruit, yogurt and sweetened with a bit of honey, this is a sweet and tangy smoothie to get you going.

Spanish Vegetable Paella with Vegan "Chicken" (Gluten-free)
A vegetarian vegetable paella recipe with lots of garlic, artichokes, white wine and vegetarian chicken substitute.

Roasted vegetable gratin with Parmesan cheese
Tomatoes, onion and squash are oven-roasted and topped with Parmesan cheese to make a simple vegetable side dish of roasted vegetable gratin with Parmesan cheese.

Raw Vegan Thai Coconut Soup Recipe (Tom Kha)
Raw food coconut soup recipe made from a young coconut and Thai spices. Fill it up with as many or as little veggies as you like. Perhaps some shredded greens or baby corn. And of course, you can make this raw Thai coconut soup as spicy as you like by piling on the chili peppers!

Easy Spinach Soup with Mascarpone Cheese (A Gourmet Vegetarian Recipe)
This vegetarian spinach and cheese soup reminds of the steaming hot spinach soup served in restaurants with a chunk of crusty bread. Spinach soup is so healthy, and the addition of creamy mascarpone cheese makes this soup smooth and tasty. Gluten-free.

Warmed fennel, walnut and cranberry salad (Gourmet Vegan Recipe)
A gourmet vegetarian and vegan salad of lightly warmed fennel, diced pear with walnuts, cranberries and mixed mesclun greens.

Tofutti's Vegan Ricotta Cheese (Dairy-free and Gluten-free)
Vegan ricotta cheese - Tofutti's dairy-free and gluten-free ricotta substitute

Mushroom and bell pepper quesadillas - Vegetarian
These vegetarian quesadillas are made with mushrooms and bell peppers, both of which go perfectly with melted cheese. Not sure what kind of cheese to use? A Mexican blend is often sold at the grocery store in the pre-shredded bags, but I also love Monterey Jack on quesadillas, and kids might prefer just plain cheddar.

Vegetarian Black Bean and Cheese Lettuce Wraps
If you've got some leftover rice and a can opener, you can get this delicious meal prepared in less than ten minutes. Just combine a few tasty vegetarian ingredients and wrap them up in crispy fresh lettuce leaves. Vegetarian black bean and cheese lettuce wraps with rice, beans and cheese.

How to Cook Soy Beans
Wondering how to cook dried soy beans? There's so many reasons to cook beans from scratch rather than to buy them in a can, including soy beans. Here's what you need to know about cooking soy beans either stove top, in a pressure cooker or in a slow cooker.

Creamy Homemade Guacamole With Mayonnaise
It may seem a bit odd to put mayonnaise in homemade guacamole, and I'll admit this recipe is by no means traditional! However, you don't really taste the mayonnaise. It just makes the guacamole smooth and creamy, which I love!

Avocado Pasta Salad with Rotini
A simple and easy meatless rotini pasta salad recipe for a vegetarian summer picnic or potluck. With no mayonnaise, this pasta salad is not only lighter, but also safer in the hot summer months, if you'll be eating outdoors or away from home.

Fried avocado tempura recipe
Here's how to make fried avocados in a tempura-like batter, perfect for dipping in just about anything - ranch dressing, soy sauce, or a sweet chili sauce.

Vegan Japanese Baked Tofu With Miso and Orange Glaze
Japanese flavors liven up this baked tofu recipe. The tofu is brushed with a mixture of miso, rice wine vinegar and miso, then baked to a tangy crisp.

Vegan pizza dough recipe with olive oil (Homemade and Easy)
A homemade vegetarian and vegan pizza dough recipe made with yeast, olive oil and salt for flavor. It's just about foolproof.

Easy Vegan Bean Dip with Dairy-Free Cream Cheese
Quick and easy vegan bean dip with non-dairy cream cheese and refried beans. The green chiles in this easy vegan bean dip don't actually make it spicy; they just add a bit of flavor and texture.

Vegetarian bow-tie pasta salad with mushrooms and collard greens
A bow-tie pasta salad or pasta entree recipe (depending on if you prefer it hot or cold - up to you!) made with mushrooms and collard greens. Perfect for healthy vegetarian or vegan picnics.

How to Grill Sunchokes: Barbecued Jerusalem Artichoke Recipe
Grilled sunchokes, wrapped in foil, and placed directly on the grill, are a little bit sweet, and slightly salty too.

Vegan Chocolate Recipes
An index of vegan chocolate recipes, most of which are lower in fat and calories than other chocolate recipes. All of these vegan chocolate recipes are cholesterol free as well.

Vegan Pineapple Bread Recipe With Coconut and Macadamia Nuts
Hawaiian pineapple bread with coconut flakes, macadamia nuts and pineapple. All vegan and made with egg replacer and soy milk. What a treat!

Vegan Cornbread Muffin Recipe (Dairy-free, Egg-free)
A simple recipe for homemade vegan cornbread muffins, made from cornmeal, flour, soy milk and egg replacer. Completely cholesterol-free and much lower in fat than other recipes. If you like homemade corn bread or corn muffins, try these low-fat vegan muffins.

Vegetarian Stroganoff with Crumbled Veggie Burgers
Vegetarian Stroganoff with Crumbled Veggie Burgers. If you like stroganoff, try this vegetarian version. To make it vegan, use a non-dairy vegan sour cream.

Easy Vegan Bruschetta Recipe
Easy Vegan Bruschetta Recipe. No cheese.

Grapefruit margarita pitchers with orange liqueur or triple sec
Grapefruit margarita pitchers with orange liqueur or triple sec.

Guacamole with grapefruit recipe
An easy homemade guacamole recipe made with red onions and grapefruit for a tangy twist on traditional guacamole recipes.

Vegan grilled cheese sandwich with "bacon" substitute
Vegan bacon on a vegan grilled cheese sandwich? Why not? This is the stuff vegan dreams are made of.

Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beet Side Dish Casserole
I love beets! This recipe sweetens them up with a bit of sugar and adds just a touch of spices, so the natural flavors really shine through. Beet casserole is the perfect colorful side dish for your vegetarian or vegan Passover or Seder meal.

Vegetarian Omelet with Fresh Parsley and Basil Recipe
A vegetarian omelet is always an quick and easy way to have a hot breakfast any day of the week. This easy omelette recipe uses plenty of fresh herbs for a flavorful addition to the standard egg omelette.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Leek Omelette Recipe - Easy
This easy vegetarian mushroom and leek omelette recipe is a quick way to get some veggies along with your morning eggs. An easy omelette is a quick vegetarian breakfast for any day of the week.

Vegetarian quinoa salad recipe with oranges and grapefruit - High-protein
A homemade quinoa salad recipe made with oranges and grapefruit in a light and healthy vinaigrette.

Hemp oil honey mustard salad dressing recipe
Hemp oil honey mustard salad dressing. If you're looking for creative ways to use hemp oil, which is best used without heating it, salad dressing is the perfect choice. Make this hemp oil salad dressing vegan by using agave nectar in place of the honey.

Low-fat vegetarian tortellini salad recipe with apples and strawberries
This meatless pasta salad is filled with sliced apples and strawberries, pine nuts and salad greens in a quick and sweet fat-free dressing made from apple juice. Need this recipe to be vegan or dairy-free? Just pick out a vegan tortellini from the natural foods store.

What Is Arsenic, and Why Is It in Food?
Answers about arsenic and how it gets into our food supply.

Vegan Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe
Quick, easy and tasty- a basic recipe for balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. For flavor variation, add a bit of fresh herbs, just about any kind will do.

Vegan arugula lemon pesto recipe (Gluten-free)
This homemade vegan pesto combines peppery arugula with walnuts or pine nuts for an almost traditional pesto sauce. Vegan, almost raw, and gluten-free.

Cheeseless Dairy-free Vegan Pesto with Fresh Mint and Cilantro
A cheeseless three-herb Italian vegan pesto recipe using fresh herbs including fresh basil, as in traditional pesto recipes, but also adding fresh cilantro and a bit of mint for a myriad of flavors. You certainly won't miss the cheese in this flavorful vegan pesto recipe!

Quick and Easy Stuffed Tomatoes with Cheese - Recipe
What makes these stuffed tomatoes so quick and easy to prepare? The secret is that they aren't actually stuffed! These tomatoes have a filling piled on top rather than stuffed inside, making them the quickest and easiest stuffed tomato recipe you'll ever find. Perfect for dinner, as a vegetarian side dish or a simple appetizer.

Crock Pot Vegetarian Baked Beans Recipe
Vegetarian baked beans make a great side dish for a barbecue, picnic or for lunch or dinner. Try making baked beans in your crockpot. Vegan and gluten-free.

Vegetarian Barley and Pecan Stuffed Tomatoes
Stuffed tomatoes are a popular vegetarian dinner entree. These nutritious vegetarian stuffed tomatoes are stuffed with healthy whole grain barley and chopped pecans. For a vegan version, use a vegan margarine instead of butter. Vegetarian stuffed tomatoes with barley and pecans.

Easy Spiced Vegan Pumpkin Scones Recipe
These moist and spiced vegan pumpkin scones will fill the kitchen with a wonderful aroma. If you like pumpkin scones, try this healthy vegan pumpkin scone recipe.

Creamy Lime Mustard Salad Dressing
There's nothing fancy about this basic yogurt-based lime and mustard salad dressing recipe, but if you need a quick and easy homemade salad dressing, give it a shot.

How to make hummus using instant black beans
In this unusual vegan hummus recipe, instant black beans are used instead of canned or fresh for a quick and easy black bean hummus favored with cumin and a bit of cayenne pepper.

Strawberry and Peach Salsa Recipe with Fresh Summer Fruits
A fun and easy fruit salsa recipe using lots of fresh summer fruits, including pineapple, oranges and strawberries. Take advantage of all the fresh seasonal fruit in the summer markets with this great twist on traditional Mexican salsa.

Low Fat Carrot Hummus
Low Fat Carrot Hummus - an easy and healthy vegetarian and vegan Middle Eastern dip.

Thai vegetable stir fry with bok choy and baby corn (Vegan)
If you see fresh baby corn, snatch it up to use in recipes such as this Thai-inspired vegan vegetable and tofu stir-fry recipe seasoned with lemongrass and chiles. Vegetarian and vegan with gluten-free option.

Fat-free Vegan Apple Charoset for Passover
This Passover charoset recipe is not only vegan, its also incredibly quick and easy to make, not to mention incredibly yummy! Perfect for your vegetarian Passover Seder meal. Using an organic wine and unrefined sugar will make this recipe suitable for all of your vegan guests, no matter how strict their diets!

Vegetarian Matzo Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
A yummy vegetarian matzo appetizer or snack for Passover or anytime using non-dairy cream cheese and matzo meal. Blend together a few easy ingredients, then stuff the mushrooms. You could also try using this stuffing mixture as a dip for veggies or matzo bread.

Gardein vegan mini-meatballs recipe (Easy "meatball" vegetarian appetizer)
These little vegetarian and vegan mini-meatballs are the cutest vegetarian appetizer you've ever seen. Add this simple mini-meatless-meatball recipe to your dinner party or Super Bowl menu.

Vegetarian "Beef" Stroganoff Recipe
This homemade vegetarian stroganoff starts with store bought vegetarian beef substitute browned with onions and mushrooms, then makes a quick sauce out of canned cream of mushroom soup and sour cream. Cook the noodles while everything's in the pan, or steam so

Engine 2 Diet Before and After Weight Loss Photos
Drew Corbin lost 20 pounds on the healthy Engine 2 Diet and successfully lowered his cholesterol from 175 to 124. Check out these amazing before and after photos of weight loss on the Engine 2 Diet.

Engine 2 Diet Before and After Weight Loss Photos
Photos of people who lost weight and lowered their cholesterol safely while following the Engine 2 Diet. Check out these amazing before and after photos of weight loss on this healthy plant-based diet. Page 2.

Engine 2 Diet Before and After Weight Loss Photos
Photos of people who lost weight and lowered their cholesterol safely while following the Engine 2 Diet. Check out these amazing before and after photos of weight loss on this healthy plant-based diet. Page 4.

Engine 2 Diet Before and After Weight Loss Photos
Photos of people who lost weight and lowered their cholesterol safely while following the Engine 2 Diet. Check out these amazing before and after photos of weight loss on this healthy plant-based diet. Page 3.

Ginger Almond Rice Noodles with Pineapple (Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free)
A sweet and spicy rice noodle recipe with fresh minced chilis, pineapple tidbits and succulent almond butter. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

Vegan Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Bean Thread Noodles (Gluten-free)
Bean thread noodles, fresh cilantro, lime juice and chopped pickled garlic make up this vegetarian and vegan noodle salad, inspired by the flavors of Vietnam. Slice up a few spicy chilies to add to the mix, if you dare!

Oil-free, Fat-free "Fried" Zucchini Recipe - A Heart Healthy Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free)
Oil-free

Vegetarian Chili and Cornbread Casserole Recipe
Vegetarian Chili and Cornbread Casserole. With beans and mock meat for plenty of protein, this easy vegetarian and vegan chili casserole can be prepared in just a few minutes. If you like corn bread, you'll like this recipe.

Make Waffles Without Eggs: An Egg-free waffle recipe using egg replacer
These eggless waffles are made with egg replacer instead of eggs, though because they do contain milk, they are not vegan. Try substituting the milk with soy milk, almond milk or even coconut milk. With less fat, eggless waffles tend to be more likely to stick to your waffle iron, so make sure it's well greased.

Vegetarian Broccoli Salad Recipe with Vegan Option
If you like carrot and raisin salad, give this similar recipe for broccoli salad a try. Make this broccoli salad vegan by using a vegan mayonnaise. Similar to a broccoli cole slaw, this broccoli salad is perfect for summer vegan picnics.

Olive Tapenade Recipe with Roasted Red Peppers
Olive Tapenade Recipe with Roasted Red Peppers - a gourmet vegetarian and vegan appetizer spread

Vegan pho with seitan recipe - Vietnamese soup - Vegetarian
Vegan pho with seitan and an incredibly powerful mix of spices - including star anise, whole cardamom and fresh ginger - to bring out an authentic Vietnamese flavor, even without the meat.

Teff Polenta Recipe
If you're exploring adding more whole grains to your diet, you absolutely must try teff. If you already love teff (and other whole grains), then you'll love this unusual and savory version of teff polenta with a bit of cheese stirred in and a breadcrumb topping.

What Is the Vegetarian/Vegan "Engine 2" Diet?
Wondering about the Engine 2 Diet popularized by the firefighters of station 2 in Austin, Texas? Here's what you need to know.

Vegan Black Bean and Hummus Sandwich Wrap (Engine 2 Diet Sample Recipe)
Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet says calls this recipe the

Vegetarian Black Bean and Avocado Sandwich Wrap - Vegan
Combine black beans, salsa, chopped avocado and some seasoning, wrapped it up and enjoy! This vegan sandwich wrap couldn't be simpler.

Super Easy Vegetarian Chili Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free)
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.

Twice Baked Potatoes with Vegetarian "Bacon" Recipe
Try this vegetarian recipe for twice-baked stuffed potatoes using a vegetarian

Oven roasted brussels sprouts with shallots, white wine and vegetarian bacon (vegan, gluten-free)
Roasted brussel sprouts with shallots, white wine and vegetarian bacon - A vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free recipe