Quick Vegetarian Recipes

Quick Vegetarian Recipe: Pita Chips

»Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Recipes, What Can Vegetarians Eat | 0 comments

Quick Vegetarian Recipe: Pita Chips

Quick Vegetarian Recipe: Homemade Pita Chips Do you have a big, lonely vat of hummus that needs dipping implements? Does that lame-o salad need a little extra zing to impress your lettuce-hating parents? Solution: homemade pita chips!  They’re easy, healthy, taste great, and can be made to suit any meal. What you’ll need: Hardware Large frying pan Large kitchen knife Pair of tongs Plate and a paper towel Software Enough canola, olive, or sunflower oil to coat the bottom 1/2 of said frying pan (probably about 1/2 to a full cup) Tortillas (fresh from the store are best), white, wheat, red, or blue Spices appropriate to your particular meal What you’ll do: Heat the oil on medium — around the 5 to 6 setting.  You want it hot enough so...

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High-Protein Vegetarian Combos – vegetarian sources of protein.

»Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Sources of Protein | 0 comments

High-Protein Vegetarian Combos – vegetarian sources of protein.

If you’re eating a balanced diet, getting vegetarian sources of protein isn’t hard.  Most elements of a plant-based diet have various building blocks of protein, and those amount to a healthy protein intake overall. But every now and then, there’s nothing wrong with hitting the protein…hard. You see it all the time with meat dishes.  The ham and cheese omelet.  The bacon-wrapped filet.  Surf and turf.  And so forth. So what follows are some ideas for a quick, high-protein boost to get you feeling great and jumping hurdles and running marathons, and well, whatever else you can do with all that energy.  Maybe you can just clean your house and pick up the kids without feeling like crap. High Vegetarian Sources of Protein Combos Breakfast...

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What’s the Secret to Quick Vegetarian Recipes?

»Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian vs. Vegan, What Can Vegetarians Eat | 0 comments

What’s the Secret to Quick Vegetarian Recipes?

One secret to making quick vegetarian recipes is one you might not expect.  It’s not having a bunch of different recipes that you can make at a moment’s notice, but still have to spend a ton of time reading a preparing. Instead, for REAL quick vegetarian recipes, we recommend using a process called “templating.” Templating involves using a few of the same ingredients, and then varying the details so that you can get quick vegetarian recipes without having to make something totally different. For example, let’s say you want pizza for dinner.  You go to the store and buy a high-quality frozen cheese pizza. You now have the “template” for hundreds of different variations on the same thing.  From that frozen cheese pizza,...

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What Can Vegetarians Eat?

»Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian Sources of Protein, What Can Vegetarians Eat | 0 comments

What Can Vegetarians Eat?

What can vegetarians eat?  Really? Well, let’s see.  In the past two weeks, I’ve had: A roast beef and white cheddar sandwich Bacon and sausage pizza Tacos with ground beef A kale salad with tamari-marinated tofu with sesame sticks and Asian dressing A buffalo chicken sandwich A meatball sub with melted provolone Barbecued beef sandwich A three-cheese omelet with breakfast sausage Greek gyros with feta and Tzaziki cucumber sauce White pizza with caramelized onions Bangers (sausage) and mash (mashed potatoes) And so forth.  And guess what…no animals had to die for any of them. A lot of people ask me that — “What can vegetarians eat?  Don’t you go hungry?”  Put very simply, vegetarians can eat VERY well. We use a few...

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