Cuisine: Vegetarian

A collection of vegetarian cuisine.

Stress Less Smoothie Recipe

Wondering why this green smoothie is called “Stress Less”?  Not sure how drinking a delicious smoothie may help you to chill?   Let’s take a look: Potassium in bananas and avocados helps to reduce blood pressure. Soybeans and dark leafy greens such as spinach, kale, and chard contain magnesium, which can help to combat headaches & fatigue …

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Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe

Packed with veggies, this vegetable enchiladas recipe is simple to make, quick, and reheat very well for leftovers. What’s really great about this recipe is that you can tweak the veggies you choose with your own favorites. For ours, we typically use zucchini, onion, mushrooms, and spinach but feel free to experiment.     We …

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Mild Taco Seasoning Recipe

This mild taco seasoning recipe is considered a staple in our house! We keep it right but the stove! Loving Mexican food the way we do, we have crunchy tacos at least once a week.  And the fact that we are vegetarian doesn’t mean we’re eating bland-tasting fake-meat tacos, either.  We create our taco filling …

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Vickie’s Spicy Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole.  Smashed-up avocados blended with fresh pico de gallo and tart lime juice.  A South Texas staple, for sure.  And, despite what you may think, it’s pronounced “wak-a-molay”, not “gwac-a-mole”! Guacamole is versatile…make it as spicy or as mild as you want, depending on how hot your pico is.  If you really love the taste …

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Mini Vegan Orange Muffins Recipe

Fresh-squeezed orange juice AND grated orange peel?  Oh, yeah! These muffins are light, moist and super-orangey. Their miniature size makes them the perfect on-the-go snack.  Pile them on a plate to take to a book club meeting or mom’s meetup. Great for kids’ lunches and after-school snacks, too. What’s not to love about these little …

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Chile-Lime Tortilla Chips Recipe

These chili-lime tortilla chips so fresh and tasty it’s almost impossible to find any chips off-the-shelf that even compare! You can adjust the amount of chili powder and lime juice to suit your tastes.  If you don’t care for the chili-lime flavor, you can leave it off or use other seasonings, such as cumin, garlic …

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Vegan Ginger Muffins Recipe

Not only are these vegan ginger muffins awesome for Saturday or Sunday brunch, but they also freeze and reheat wonderfully.  To freeze, wrap muffins in plastic wrap or freezer paper and place them in a resealable plastic bag or container. For muffins that taste fresh-baked, simply bring frozen muffins to room temperature, wrap them in …

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Vegan Oatmeal Muffins Recipe

These tasty vegan oatmeal muffins prove that there’s more than one way to eat your oatmeal.  They are very filling, with a satisfying combination of cakey moistness and whole-oatmeal crunch.  Serve warm with some Earth Balance spread and organic preserves (think farmer’s market!) for a real treat.

Vegan Chocolate Icebox Pie Recipe

This vegan chocolate icebox pie is one of my FAVORITE desserts!  The crust is unbelievably flaky and tender.  The filling is a little bit labor-intensive but totally worth it.  It uses Ener-G egg replacer instead of egg yolks, Earth Balance vegan margarine instead of butter, and soy milk instead of dairy milk. The two teaspoons …

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Colcannon Recipe

A traditional Irish dish of potatoes and kale, colcannon is the perfect comfort food that packs a kale-based nutritional punch.  This recipe calls for butter, but for vegan cuisine, you can easily substitute Earth Balance buttery sticks.  It is best to mash the potatoes with a hand masher rather than an electric blender.  This will …

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Vegan Tofu Ricotta Recipe

Use this tofu ricotta as a filler for lovely lasagnas (such as our own Vegetarian Lasagna with Vegan Options), tempting tortellini, and ridiculously-tasty ravioli.  The flavors blend together wonderfully in order to ensure that your vegan dishes are just as delicious (if not more so!) than their non-vegan counterparts. Makes approximately 1 1/2 cups.

Vegan Zucchini Brownies Recipe

Yes, these chocolatey, cake-like brownies are vegan, but the non-vegans in your life will never know unless you spill the beans.  In place of the 3-plus eggs found in most traditional brownies, this recipes uses a winning combination of unsweetened applesauce and silken tofu. And wait…what?  There’s zucchini in there?? No way! (Way.)

Basic Hummus Recipe

Ok, sure it’s easy enough to buy hummus at your local grocery store but most people don’t realize how easy hummus is to make at home without all the extra “stuff” that often comes with buying from the store. This basic hummus recipe is a great example!  A staple in Middle Eastern cuisines, hummus is …

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Summer Spirulina Smoothie Recipe

Looking for a quick energy boost in a nice, refreshing beverage?  Try this Summer Spirulina  Smoothie.  Spirulina, a beneficial bacteria used as a nutritional supplement, is a complete protein and an awesome source of energy.  Kale, spinach and strawberries all contain immune-boosting antioxidants, bananas are a great potassium source, and flax seed contains omega-3 essential …

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