Vegan Lunch Recipes – Ideas and Recipes For A Delicious Vegan Lunch!

It is important to ensure variety in your vegan diet to make certain that you are getting all of the right nutrients, to stay motivated, and of course, to enjoy your food. Many people on the vegan diet get stuck in a rut when it comes to preparing their lunches. What they may not realize is that there are many super easy and healthy vegan lunch ideas and recipes awaiting them, if they simply are willing to put in a little bit of effort in preparing them!

Listed below are 5 vegan food ideas and recipes for your lunch.

Veggie burger/lentil burger

Assembling a veggie or lentil burger is a healthy, easy and super delicious vegan lunch idea. Find a brand of vegan patties that you like, and cook the patties in a frying pan or in the oven according to packet directions. In the meantime, slice open your bread roll and add either pesto, hummus or guacamole to the base. Add your cooked patty to the bread roll,

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Vegetarian Diet – The Promise to Good Health

Vegetarianism changes the way you look at and think about food. It is a natural and holistic journey that must be undertaken for the good health of your body. A well balanced vegetarian diet i.e. one low in fat and high in fibre is enough to keep most complicated medical problems at bay like coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and even certain forms of cancer.

Vegetarians tend to consume more quantities of polyunsaturated fats which are healthy when compared to saturated fats present in all meat products. A typical vegetarian meal is one which includes a balanced proportion of grains, cereals, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, dairy and soy products. Since there is so much variety, you get all the nutrients that your body requires from this type of a meal.

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and having a vegetarian breakfast means double the health benefits. So replace the scrambled eggs, fried bacon and sausages with fru

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3 Vegan-Friendly Grill Recipes That Everyone Will Enjoy

Anything can be cooked on the grill – from heavy, juicy steaks to light healthy dishes. If you’re planning a barbecue and you have guests that are vegan or healthy eaters, try any of these quick yet enjoyable vegan-friendly grill recipes.

Grilled Garlic and Balsamic Mushrooms

What you need:

  • 1 kilogram mushrooms, sliced into 1/4-inch thick pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

In a bowl, combine garlic, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, thyme, salt and pepper. Pour mixture in a sealable plastic bag. Place mushrooms in the bag and shake to coat with mixture. Seal and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. When ready, place mushrooms in skewers and discard excess marinade. Grill mushrooms over medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side or un

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Your Vegan Breakfast – Easy Ideas and Recipes To Kick-Start Your Morning!

Many new folk on the vegan diet find it difficult to think of tasty and easy foods to prepare. Oftentimes, many folk just do not have the time or energy to search for easy, healthy vegan recipes. And when it comes to breakfast, they are often stuck in the same old food rut! However, to all you vegans out there – be aware that they are many tasty, healthy and easy vegan breakfasts that you can prepare.

Easy & Healthy Vegan Breakfasts Ideas & Recipes:

Fresh Juice – If you have a juicer, be aware that making a vegetable and fruit juice for your breakfast is fast, easy and super healthy. You can juice celery, beetroot, carrots, apples, ginger, parsley, or any other fruit or vegetable of your fancy.

Vegan Smoothie – This is another easy and healthy vegan breakfast drink, however, you do need a blender.

For a chocolate banana smoothie, blend together 1 Cup rice/soy mi

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Chinese Vegetarian Recipes: How to Make Gong Li’s Favorite Spinach Tofu in Raise the Red Lantern

There are many Chinese vegetarian recipes. This one became even more popular after Gong Li’s movie Raise the Red Lantern. In the movie, Gong Li plays a 19 years old girl that’s force into marrying a much older wealthy man. The man already has 3 wives, so Gong Li is wife number 4. At the dinner table for the first time, she doesn’t see anything that she can eat because she is a vegetarian. She tells the servant I do not eat meat, can you make me some spinach tofu. Being the newest and most favorite wife, the servant obeys her request and made the dish just for her. Here’s the recipe for spinach tofu Chinese style. It’s takes about 15 minutes from start to finish.

This is a fast recipe, so prepare all ingredients before beginning.

1 pound of fresh spinach, wash and dry the spinach thoroughly. Remove any tough stems.
1/2 pound of firm tofu cut in 1/2 inch cubes
2 tablespoons of peanut oil
1 tablespoon of rice wine
1 clove

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Delicious, Easy and Low Calorie Vegetarian Recipes

Low calorie vegetarian recipes are the life-blood of the healthy, svelte vegetarian. Many people believe that just because they are vegetarian that they are eating a healthy diet. This may not necessarily be true. Many vegetarians consume a diet that is high in both fat and calories. Eating cheese pizza or savory desserts is a sure-fire way to be an unhealthy and chubby vegetarian.

I’m going to help you get started in the right direction by providing you with three, easy-to-prepare and low calorie vegetarian recipes. If you like these, there are many more, where these come from. Check the bottom of the article to find out how to get access to even more low calorie vegetarian recipes. Enjoy!

Low Calorie Vegetarian Recipes

1. Vegetable Wraps

o Two zucchini

o Two carrots

o ½ acocado (peeled, cored and sliced)

o 2 Tbs red onion (finely diced)

o ½ tsp dill

o ½ c. sour cream (no fat)

o Dash black pepper

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Delicious High-Protein Breakfast Recipes for Vegetarians

Since meat, which is high in protein, is off the table for vegetarians, they must find other sources of the essential nutrient. Fortunately, nature has provided many other excellent sources of protein for those who choose not to consume meat. You don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat an all-vegetable dish – sometimes you’re just in the mood for a power meal minus the meat.

Try these high-protein breakfast recipes for vegetarians:

Green Chile and Cheese Frittata

What you need:

  • 10 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced green chile peppers
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Stir together eggs, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, chile peppers and melted butter to the bowl. P

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Indian Vegetarian Recipes – Indian Lunch/Indian Dinner Recipes

In this article, I will tell you how to prepare a tasty, spicy, delicious and tangy Indian Curries Recipe.

GRAM FLOUR BALL WITH CURD CURRY

1) The first recipe is gram flour ball with curd curry.

Instructions for making gram flour ball with curd curry:

For making gram flour balls:–

  • In a bowl, add chopped potato, chopped onion, baking soda, carom seed, salt, little water and gram flour, mix well.
  • Make a lump free batter and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on a low flame, take a small amount of batter and slide in the hot oil.
  • Fry until the balls turn little golden brown.
  • Remove these balls from oil and keep them aside.
  • In a big bowl, add curd and gram flour, mix well.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add asafoetida, mustard seed and curry leaves, fry for 1-2 min.
  • Add curd gram flour mixture and water, boil it.
  • Stir in between.
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3 Must-Try Vegetarian Grill Recipes For Healthy Eating

Eating a sufficient amount of fresh fruits and vegetables does nothing but good to your body. If you love barbecues, try any of these delicious vegetarian grill recipes. Whether you have vegetarian friends coming over or you simply want to enjoy a healthy snack or meal, these dishes are the perfect choice.

Lemon and Rosemary Grilled Veggie Burgers

What you need:

  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cannellini beans, drained and mashed
  • 2 cups artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

In a large mixing bowl, combine lemon zest, garlic, crushed cannellini beans, artichoke, rosemary, salt and pepper. Saute onion (without oil) in a pan until golden brown and add to the beans and artichoke mixture. In a blender, pulse th

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Vegetarian Gourmet Recipes – Meatless Makeovers

Three years ago I decided to go “meatless.” It wasn’t a difficult decision as I wasn’t a voracious carnivore to begin with, however there were a few dishes that I missed that contained meat and wondered how I was going to live without these favorites.

Rather than resign myself to the notion that these dishes could never be converted over to a meatless status, I decided to pull myself up by my vegetarian bootstrings (cotton, of course), and see if I could find a way to convert these meat-ies to meatless.

The first was my Grammy’s recipe for American Chop Suey, actually, almost everyone’s Grammy made this or some variation of it. I tried different ways but this one comes the closest:

Meatless American Chop Suey

1 vidalia onion chopped

1-2 tbsp. butter

1/2 pkg Quorn (brandname) veggie grounds frozen

2 cans Campbells Tomato Soup

1 tblsp. catsup (yes catsup, you can’t rea

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