vegetarian recipes

Recipes for world vegetarians day

Yes, there is such a holiday as World Vegetarian Day. The holiday is observed annually on October 1st by vegetarians from all over the world. Worldwide, many people are deciding to eat more vegetarian plant-based meals for health reasons, as well as for environmental and ethical reasons. But deciding to eat vegetarian often means making some changes to old familiar recipes that aren’t particularly vegan or vegetarian in composition. Here are 2 original vegetarian recipes for World Vegetarian Day that I use regularly for ease of preparation and because they’re both low in fat, low in sodium, and high in nutrient density. Easy Thermos Steel Cut Oat Porridge Using a 1-cup thermos, fill the cavity with boiling water and then empty it. Now add ¼ cup steel cut oats, and add boiling water to the point where you can still secure the lid. Screw on the lid and shake a few times. Set it on the counter and come back to it in a minimum of an hour. Two hours is even better. Or if you like, you can prepare it before bed, and it will be ready for you in the morning. Your steel cut oats will be cooked and delicious without much effort. For a sweetener, you can use date sugar or add chopped dried dates or raisins to the thermos before adding boiling water. Other natural sweeteners may be added to your bowl if you prefer. I also like to add 1 T. ground flaxseed to my

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What do vegans eat anyway?

I’ve chosen to follow a vegan diet (usually pronounced vee-gun). After much research, I found this way of eating to be the most healthy and rewarding. According to, a vegan is strict vegetarian who avoids meat, dairy, eggs, and as far as possible, all forms of cruelty to animals in their diet and lifestyle.

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Vegan pumpkin recipes for fall

I am a pumpkin fanatic. Pumpkin is one of my favorite comfort foods. Every fall and through the winter, pumpkin appears in dozens of foods from my house. Pumpkins are brimming with Vitamin A and beta-carotene. Pumpkin is perfect for vegan and vegetarians delicious and nutritious.

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How to get proteins as a vegan

Are you thinking of transitioning to a vegan diet? Are you a new vegan looking for more protein sources? Or are you just looking for ways to get more plant-based protein in your diet? Whether or not you fit any of the above, read on and you can learn about some of the top sources of plant based protein available to you.

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Increasing calcium intake as vegan

Everyone knows we need calcium for strong bones and teeth and the best source of calcium is from dairy products. But what if you are allergic to dairy protein, are lactose intolerant or vegan? How do you get your daily requirement of calcium? Thankfully, there are many alternative calcium sources available.


My favorite vegan spring recipes

Looking for a fresh and delicious vegan meal to serve on a spring evening? A simple and healthy meal can be easily made that will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed. It begins with gazpacho, a chilled tomato soup. Following this, an avocado and tomato sandwich with fresh quinoa salad and seasoned sweet potato fries as sides will finish the meal. It is as healthy as it is flavorful, and can be enjoyed by vegans and omnivores alike.


My tips for starting a vegan diet

It will be a big change to go from a diet in which you eat everything to a vegan diet. There are many things that you are going to need to cut out, and you want to make sure that you are still getting all of your proper nutrition. A vegan diet can be delicious and nutritious if you do it right. The following are some tips on how to start a vegan diet.


Easy (and Healthier) Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love spinach artichoke dip. I love ordering it when I go out, but I don’t go out too often. Plus, I always have to ask what ingredients they use since I am vegetarian. I don’t want any chicken stock or bacon fat in it! Also, it’s so high in fat. Isn’t there a better way to make this delicious appetizer from heaven??


A Review of Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake Dinner: Protein Packed

I have tried several Kashi brand food products. I like many of them. Recently, while shopping for a vegan frozen meal for one,y I came across Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake Dinner in the frozen dinners section of my local grocery store. This meal looked interesting. I decided to buy it, try it and write a product review about my experience with it. Here is what I discovered!