Autumn Apple Recipes

… or, what to do with the 1/2 bushel of apples you just picked at the orchard. 🙂 I just love the fall season; the weather cools down, the trees change color, things slow down. And I love the harvest, especially pumpkins and apples. Here are a few of my favorite healthier apple recipes. German […]

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Vegetarian Halloween Recipes

Surprisingly, it was a bit tricky finding cute/spooky vegetarian recipes for Halloween parties. But after a bit of searching around the web, I came up with a great little collection. These creepy treats may not have meat but are sure to please and spook anyone. Halloween: The Best of Martha Stewart Living Halloween is rivaled […]

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Traditional Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about family and food. Most families have recipe traditions that have spanned generations, and everyone looks forward to sharing the feast. Vegetarians and vegans can feel left out when those recipes have meat in them, and the cooks may not know what to make that will be cruelty free as well as […]

Turkeys Suitable for Vegetarians :)

Why should vegetarians, vegans, raw foodists, et al be left out from enjoying turkey at Thanksgiving?! 🙂Turkey Veggie Tray Turkey Platter Healthy Vegetable Snack Raw Vegan Turkey Turkey Veggie Platter Photo: Vegetable Turkey Turkey Vegetable Tray

Vegetarian Meatloaf Recipe

Well, OK, technically it’s not ‘meat’loaf, but anyway you make it it’s hearty, satisfying, savory and in a loaf. There are even some recipes that are made with all of the same ingredients as traditional meatloaf with just a protein exchange. Some recipes sound weird but come out surprisingly tasty with a great consistency. And […]

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Red, white & blue healthy recipes

Red, White & Blue Recipes

There are quite a few ideas out there for red, white and blue food to celebrate the Fourth of July, but so few seem actually healthy. And many of them contain Jell-O, which doesn’t work for a vegetarian (see why). So I trawled the tubes and found a few recipes that aren’t only delicious, but […]

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Freezing and pressing tofu gives it a chewy texture which adds textural variety to recipes. It’s a must-do for one of my all-time favorite dishes, Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie from Moosewood Restaurant (see below). But if you’ve pressed tofu in the past by placing between 2 plates and stacking all sorts of cans and/or books on […]

Best Vegetarian Cookbooks

Being an adventurous vegetarian, I’m always looking for new meal ideas. There are some great websites out there with tasty vegetarian recipes, but sometimes I just need a book of pictures and themes for inspiration. And some of the most creative chefs just don’t have their menus online. So if you’re looking for some great […]

Steel Cut Irish Oats

If you’re used to opening a packet to “make” your oatmeal, you’ll need to learn the basics of cooking oats. But don’t worry. It’s easy! Know Your Oats There are four different kinds of oatmeal each undergoing a different level of processing: Instant oatmeal is packaged in envelopes with sweeteners & flavorings. It takes only […]

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Lemon Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Lemon Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Nutrition Information Serves: 6 Calories: 283 Fat: 8.1 Carbohydrates: 66.2 Fiber: 10.2 Protein: 8.6 Cholesterol: 0 Recipe type: Breakfast Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  55 mins Print Satisfying, excellent source of fiber, and rich in antioxidants. This is easy to make and reheats well. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 lemon, zested and juiced 2 cups milk […]

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