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Diary of a Retired Vegetarian

A vegetarian of 10 years opens up about reintroducing meat into her diet for health reasons.


How to Reheat Fried Tofu (Plus 4 Ideas for Eating It)

Here are three easy ways to heat up leftover fried tofu. I'll also share tips on how to enjoy that tofu in several creative ways.


Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Stuffed Pita Pockets Made With Plant-Based Ground Beef

What's better than a great sloppy joe? A healthier, guilt-free version that doesn't leave out the flavor of nostalgia. Travel with me as I lay out a version of this classic sandwich with a few twists to create something that will have everyone running to the table.


Butternut Squash, Zucchini, Tomato, and Feta Casserole Recipe

This simple but delicious vegetarian casserole is a tasty combination of butternut squash, zucchini, shallots, tomato, feta cheese, and basil.


Vegetarian Haggis Shepherd’s Pie

Use vegetarian haggis to create a delicious vegan shepherd's pie. This is British comfort food at its best... and it's vegetarian!


What’s the Difference Between Seitan, Tempeh, and Tofu?

Seitan, tempeh, and tofu are plant-based proteins, but what they are and how to use them can be confusing. The answers to your questions are right here.


10 Cheap Vegetarian Staples You Need to Have in Your Pantry

A healthy vegetarian diet is not difficult to achieve, even on a budget! Here are 10 inexpensive vegetarian staple foods that are essential.


12 Surprising Foods That Are Not Vegetarian

There are so many foods that seem like they would be vegetarian, but they actually contain animal products! This article will give 12 examples of surprising non-vegetarian foods.


Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein (Plus 3 Recipes)

Wondering how you can eat only plant-based foods, yet still consume a substantial amount of protein every day? It is easier than you think! Keeping your kitchen stocked with these protein-packed essentials will help keep you fueled all day long.


How to Make Crispy Tofu

Sick of mushy, flavorless tofu? In this article, we will teach you the best way to cook tofu that everyone is sure to love—whether they are vegan or not!


How to Make Wheat Gluten Meat (Seitan)

This article includes a recipe for making wheat gluten food, also known as seitan, in the traditional way.


4 Perspective-Changing Reasons to Stop Eating Meat

This article goes beyond the basic arguments you've probably already heard. These are the four most important reasons I think human beings should stop eating meat.


Vegetarian Potpie Risotto

This is a creamy and hearty dish, perfect for using up leftovers on a cold day!


Healthy, Easy Vegetarian Tacos

This healthy taco recipe comes together in about 15 minutes. It is kosher and approved for 21 Day Fix, low-carb, keto, and Weight Watchers diets. It uses a plant-based substitute for ground beef, so it's also vegetarian; and because it uses corn tortillas, it's gluten-free.


Vegetarian Kheema Masala Recipe (With Soya Granules)

This is a tasty vegetarian kheema masala dish using high-protein soya granules instead of meat. A recipe video is included.


Curry Feast: Dhal With Aubergine (Eggplant) Fritters

If you have a tiny aubergine (eggplant), a mug of red lentils, some rice and some spices on standby, it doesn't matter if your fridge looks empty. You can easily turn that into an Indian-style curry extravaganza in 30 minutes or even less.


Vegetarian Savory Pie With Rice, Feta, and Yogurt: Recipe

A huge, filling, and appetizing pie, this savory dish combines rice, cheese, yogurt, and green onions inside a delicious pie crust. The end result is a comforting dish with a fascinating flavor and pleasant texture.


3 Best Vegetarian Burger Brands: The Taste Test Challenge

As someone who did not become a vegetarian until age 27, I was fully aware of how a burger should look, smell, and taste. While not every manufacturer or restaurant has mastered the veggie burger just yet, there are some very tasty options on the market right now that could fool most meat eaters.


Vegan Spanish-Style Buddha Bowl With Squash and Mango

Buddha bowls are a versatile meal that I've incorporated into the meal rotation each week. They're vegan, 21 Day Fix approved, kosher, and delicious. With one simple change, they're low-carb as well.


Mexican Stuffed Peppers With Cauliflower Rice (21 Day Fix)

This vegetarian, kosher, gluten-free, 21 Day Fix recipe is a fun twist on traditional stuffed peppers. With a few minor tweaks, it can also be vegan and dairy-free. It's simple to make and tastes incredible!


Easy Hot and Sour Tofu Recipe

This is the perfect recipe if you're looking for something spicy, sour and vegan! It's delicious and easy to make!


Kosher and Vegetarian Skillet Rotini Parmigiana

This one-pan recipe incorporates pasta, vegan ground beef, vegetables, and cheese to make a kosher, vegetarian parmigiana dish that is approved for 21 Day Fix as well. It can easily be tweaked to be a vegan recipe that is healthy, simple, and amazingly delicious!


Vegetarian Spaghetti With Zucchini, Celery, and Corn

Most of the spaghetti recipes you find are made with meat, but what happens when you don't have meat? The answer is to make it vegetarian. This was my first time making vegetarian spaghetti, and it was great.


Beefless Burrito Bowl (Gluten-Free and 21-Day-Fix Friendly)

I've instituted meatless Mondays in my house. I wanted a burrito bowl with cheese and found a great substitute that allows me to eat kosher, healthy, gluten-free, and clean while still being a vegetarian meal.


Vegetarian Chinese-Style "Beef" and Broccoli

I've been trying to incorporate meatless dinners into our weeks. This was a great beef and broccoli recipe with all of the flavor and none of the beef. It's a great vegetarian recipe that will please even the most staunch meat-lovers. It's quick and easy to make, too!


Exploring Tofu: Origins and Recipes

Tofu—eaten by millions, but still so misunderstood. If you love it, you'll love this article. If you're unsure, I know I can convince you to try it. And haters, I hope you keep reading. I might even convert you.


Quorn Chicken and Apple Sausages on Rice (Recipe and Review)

Quorn recently released a new line of vegetarian sausages. I used their chicken and apple in this recipe. It is something different and definitely tasty!


Gourmet Vegetarian or Vegan Hot Dog: The Green Monster

For days when you want a hot dog but want to go meatless and get a load of veggies to boot, this meal is for all of you hot dog haters out there; you can eat this one guilt-free.


How to Make Easy Vegetarian-Meat Jamaican Patties

I wanted to create a recipe for an easy to-go lunch. These tasty, Jamaican-style faux-meat patties are the result!


The Mediterranean Diet: How Eating Greek Food Is the Easiest Way to Go Vegetarian

Many people think of adopting a vegetarian diet as an inherently difficult act of self-denial. But with interest growing in the Mediterranean diet, vegetarian no longer means bland and boring.


Spicy Spinach and Chickpea Curry or Palak Chole Recipe

"Chole" is a spicy curry made of garbanzo beans and tomatoes, onions, and spices. "Palak chole" is a healthier version of it. Here, spinach is blended with chickpeas to make a tasty side dish.


Fenugreek-Leaf Steamed Dumplings or Methi Muthiya Recipe

Making a healthy and delicious breakfast is a challenging task for everyone. Fenugreek-leaf steamed dumplings are a nutritious and tasty dish you can make for breakfast or for an evening snack.


Paneer Makhani: A Curry With Butter and Tomato Gravy

Get ready for a finger-licking experience. Yes! Paneer makhani is such a delicious and creamy side dish, and it features butter and tomato gravy. This curry goes well with various fried rices and flatbreads.


19 Ways to Add More Plant-Based Foods to Your Diet

Ideas, hints and tips on ways that you can incorporate plant-based foods into your day-to-day diet.


5 Tips on Becoming a Vegetarian

I used to think I could never be a vegetarian. But I have been one for a year now and do not miss meat at all. Here are my tips to get you started.


Salad Recipes: Green Gram (Mung Bean) and Pomegranate Salad

A salad is an easy and quick recipe that can be eaten as a mini-meal or as a side dish. This salad recipe is vegan and contains many nutrients. The ingredients used in this salad are raw and healthy.


7 Protein Options for Vegetarians

Discover seven easy protein options for vegetarians. These foods are a great way to provide protein for your vegetarian friends and family.


How in the World Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

How do vegetarians get enough protein without eating meat? How much protein does a person actually need? And what meatless and dairy-free options are available?


A Meatless Meal: Bean and Vegetable Quesadilla

Find a flavorful recipe for a meatless meal. A combination of spinach, cheese, and kidney beans (accompanied by a simple, fresh salsa) makes these quesadillas a great addition to any weekly meal plan.


Confessions of a Part-Time Vegetarian

Torn between two loves? I want to love meat and eat like a vegetarian. Can I manage both? Let's talk about it!


Carb Diva's "Un-Meaty" Vegetarian Chili

"Meaty" but meatless chili that doesn't rely on soy protein or frozen veggie crumbles. This would be great to have on Super Bowl Sunday.


Vegetarian Burritos With Spanish Rice, Salsa, and Guacamole

This quick, healthy, filling, and delicious vegetarian Tex-Mex dinner is sure to please everyone (even the meatiest meat-eater).


Easiest and Best Tofu Salad Ever

This tofu salad is so delicious and so nutritious. Easy to prepare from a few simple ingredients, this makes a great lunch or snack.


Astoundingly Savory Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Enjoy this unusually savory vegetarian dish of red beans and rice—it's been tested in our kitchen and is well-loved in our home.


How to Ease the Transition to Vegetarian Eating

Here are ten tips to help you maintain balance and moderation when making the switch to a vegetarian diet, gain positive reinforcement to help make your choice stick, and get connected to some terrific support resources. Eat well. Be healthy. Be happy.


Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP): Facts, Uses, and Concerns

Textured vegetable protein is a processed product that has a high protein content and is usually made from soybeans. It's a useful food for vegans but is controversial.


Recipe for Tomato Pie With Parmesan and Herbs

Vine-ripened tomatoes, vintage Parmesan cheese, sauteed vegetables, and fresh, home-grown herbs combine to make a delicious summer pie.


The Life and Times of a Moderate Vegetarian

This is an ode to my 22+ years as a vegetarian. I've gone through various phases (know-it-all, extremist, etc.) to come out the other side a level-brained moderate. My fire hasn't died, but I've realized my choices are my own. This is my personal journey.


Vegetarian Eggplant Quesadilla Recipe

This is not your typical quesadilla recipe! It's a meal that satisfies vegetarians and has enough flavor and body to make any meat-eater want more.


Easy One-Pot Vegetarian Black Beans and Rice

Looking for an easy, healthy weeknight meal? This savory recipe is inexpensive and filling, and because it uses only one pot, cleanup is a breeze.