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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.


Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti Carbonara in Less Than 15 Minutes

A quick and easy vegetarian take on a classic Italian dish. Video included.


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! Here are 12 examples of surprising non-vegetarian foods.


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

Eating only plant-based foods while still getting the proper amount of daily protein is easier than you think. Keep your kitchen stocked with these 9 protein-packed essentials, and you'll stay 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.


Vegetarian Potpie Risotto

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


Best 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.


The 3 Best Veggie Burger Brands: A Taste Test Challenge

There are some very tasty veggie burgers on the market that can fool most meat eaters. I taste-tested over a dozen of them. Here are the top three based on taste, texture, and smell.


Easy Vegan-Friendly Spicy 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!


One-Pan Vegetarian and Kosher 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!


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 and Dairy-Free Chinese-Style "Beef" and Broccoli

This is a great beef and broccoli recipe with all of the flavor and none of the beef. Perfect vegetarian recipe that will please even the most staunch meat-lovers. It's quick and easy to make, too!


Exploring Tofu: Origins, History, and 7 Tasty Tofu 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 might even convert you.


Review of Quorn Chicken and Apple Sausages (Plus Recipe)

I used Quorn's chicken and apple sausage 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.


Vegetarian Jamaican-Style Faux-Meat 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.


Fenugreek-Leaf Steamed Dumplings or Methi Muthiya Recipe

Making a healthy and delicious breakfast can be a challenging task. 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. Paneer makhani is such a delicious and creamy side dish, and it features butter and tomato gravy. This curry goes well with various fried rice dishes 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.


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 Vegetarians Get Enough Protein: Beans, Nuts, Tofu & More!

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? Here's what you need to know.


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!


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).


Best Tofu Salad Ever (Easy Vegan-Friendly Recipe)

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 as a level-brained moderate. My fire hasn't died, but I've realized my choices are my own. This is my personal journey.


Best 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.


How to Make a Meatless Meatloaf

This recipe for vegetarian meatloaf is delicious, easy to make, and tofu-free. Even your die-hard meat-lover friends will enjoy this dish.


11 Healthy (and Yummy!) Veggie Burger Recipes

Eating a vegetarian diet doesn't have to be boring. There are many great recipes out there for those of us who choose to be vegetarian. Even those of us who do not follow a vegetarian diet can benefit from these recipes.


How to Make Battered Halloumi Cheese (Veggie Fish and Chips)

Are you a vegetarian who still craves the taste of good old-fashioned British fish and chips? Crave no more, for here is a great-tasting recipe using halloumi cheese as a fish substitute. This recipe makes lovely crisp batter and chunky chips that are drenched in salt and vinegar.

Eating vegetarian from fast food restaurants can be a challenge.

How to Eat Vegetarian at Fast Food Restaurants

Get some tips for eating vegetarian at fast food restaurants. Learn about vegetarian menu items that are available at national chains, as well as a list of items vegetarians should avoid.

asparagus tofu stir-fry

Asparagus Tofu Stir-Fry Recipe

If you are a fan of asparagus, you will love this simple but flavorful recipe. A savory marinade and a brown garlic sauce make this dish absolutely crave-worthy.

dry-fried and marinated tofu, ready to be added to a stir-fry

How to Dry-Fry and Marinate Tofu Like the Pros

Cooked incorrectly, tofu can turn out slimy and flavorless. My special method uses dry-frying and marinating, resulting in firm, flavorful tofu that leaves even meat-eaters impressed.