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 […]

Leftover Rice Recipes for Vegetarians

I make Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice And Beans) Recipe about once a week, and when I do I intentionally make extra brown rice for leftovers to expedite an additional recipe during the week. Here are my favorites: Stuffed Peppers Recipe I have adapted this recipe a bit – sub 3 cups cooked brown rice […]

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Vegetarian Mardi Gras Recipes

Mardi Gras means fat Tuesday, the culmination of the season between Christmas and Lent. Fat Tuesday falls on the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. During the 46-day Lent period, many Christians forego the eating of meat, either completely or on Fridays. They also traditionally give up a favored food, drink, or […]

Valentine’s Day (Vegetarian) Dinner Menu

Valentine’s Day (Vegetarian) Dinner Menu Looking for a romantic idea to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Why not avoid the rush of busy restaurants, stay in and enjoy a home cooked meal? Cooking takes time, and there is nothing like spending time with your sweetie. Send the kids to grandma’s then make your favorite foods; cook together; […]

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Eat a Rainbow

Eat a Rainbow of Foods Every Day for Health Eating a variety of foods is one of the best ways to ensure that you are getting the fullest range of nutrients in your diet. A fun way to help you and your family choose the right foods is to Eat a Rainbow – choose fresh […]

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