So what does a vegan diet have to do with the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes? This article shares some surprising research study results showing the superiority of veganism in preventing diabetes and in reducing the need to take medications.
With just a little planning, you can ensure that your kids’ dietary needs are met with a nutritious and delicious meal that’s also quick and easy. Here are some “A+” breakfast ideas to help your school-aged kids start the day off right.
Organic may be best but we can’t always afford the high price tag. What produce should you absolutely buy organic and what can you safely buy off the usual supermarket produce shelf? Here’s the list!
Getting children engaged in the summer in ways that cultivate stimulation for the mind helps them establish good habits and spend their time well learning while having fun. Here are some activities that might break up the mundanity and even encourage mental growth.
Our hectic schedules can often conflict with our desire to eat healthier foods. Sometimes even the thought of putting together a simple salad can seem daunting. But with the help of bagged salad greens, you can create summertime meals in minutes.
A key part of having a healthy skeleton is ensuring that you eat the right foods that bolster your body with calcium, starting in infancy and moving through your life. Here are some of the top foods that are “bad to the bone”.
A VegFamily reader asks: “I am considering becoming a vegan but have a question. How do vegans handle insect control? I live in an area that has a lot of insects and rodents I really can’t just ignore them in my house. What do vegans do?”
As we walk I can see that my children are happy. Regularly taking this walk and visiting the animals has become an important part of our lives. I walk in silence and think about some of the virtues my children are learning from the very beginning of their lives through vegetarianism: compassion, caring and kindness are a few.
A delicious alternative to peanut butter, cashew nut butter has a distinct flavor all its own that gives this french toast a to die for taste! A great way to start off your day with some yummy breakfast.
Here’s a totally raw, gluten-free fruitcake to make for a morning brunch or after dinner dessert with coffee.
Undoubtedly you will have more than one day when you need to whip up a dessert but are short on time – and patience! These fast, no-fuss dessert ideas are ridiculously simple but will taste like you spent all day preparing them.
Children may soon feel the dietary minority upon entering school; I didn’t want them feeling that way in our own home during storytime. I began consciously searching out books that I didn’t have to veganize, and that reinforced the values we want to share.
Vegan Chicken and Dumplings made with real dumplings celery and carrots with step by step instruction to perfecting it. You wouldn’t even know its vegan
This delicious stew makes a wonderful Thanksgiving dish. Baked in a pumpkin shell it is a beautiful seasonal addition to the table.
The flavor of pumpkin and raisins marry so well we thought they would be great in a muffin! This recipe is easy to put together and with fragrant cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger your house will smell like autumn heaven.
Serve up a different pumpkin pie this holiday season! This delicious pumpkin pie filling gets its richness from coconut cream and bananas. Spiced with the traditional allspice, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg it is the familiar taste with a nondairy twist. Fabulous!
These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are a MUST try this fall! Perfectly soft & chewy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies without being cakey.Take pumpkin, pair it with chocolate chip cookies, and there’s no doubt it’s a winning dessert recipe
This is absolutely delicious, and even non-pumpkin fans have been known to come back for seconds!
The next time we called my parents, my daughter proudly informed them she was vegetarian. That’s when it came: The Talk.
Looking for a healthy snack cracker packed with great ingredients? Vegan, gluten-free, additive & preservative-free, and nonGMO, AND taste great – you’ll want to check these out!
Simply put – this is awesome rice! Come try our Arborio Rice Pudding recipe to taste test it yourself.
A breakfast favorite around the world, this is a vegan version that is light, fluffy, and oh so good.
This hearty meal can fill you up in minutes. With a mix of beans and lentils it has a great flavor combination and its not hard to make at all! Throw these ingredients together and you have a delicious meal.
Hummus is perfect for a wide variety of uses as a dip, a spread, or as a side dish – whether eaten alone or for entertaining and get-togethers. Here is a simple delicious recipe.
This recipe is so simple and easy to make. But also has a lot of flavor packed in each cookie.
Guys and girls, what has been your experience: better, the same, or worse? Have you noticed a difference with your vegan mate?
Thinking of taking up knitting or crocheting but pausing at the thought of being limited to boring cotton yarn? Fret no more! Jenn Wisebeck explores the world of luxuriously soft, chunky funky, handspun, and naturally dyed vegan yarns.
This recipe can be adapted for a small group or a large gathering. Just multiply the ingredients for each pound of linguini used. It’s that simple and oh, so delicious!
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Here’s a vegan version of Nutella that puts the original to shame! It’s creamy, nutty, chocolatey, and perfectly sweet. And with only four ingredients is simple to make.
These ribs are cheap and easy to make. They look like the real thing, and are high in protein. We devour these savory, sauce-covered spare ribs as often as we can. Totally animal-free and you’ll get rich, smoky barbecue taste.
Protein bars are great for a quick breakfast bars and one of our favorite snacks. They can be made ahead of time and take up little space in your bag so you can always have something on hand to eat that you know is good for you.
Vegans face a myriad of concerns as they make choices in raising a vegan child. Challenges are around every corner and include not only food but family, friends, health care, school and more. Crystal Hansen, a vegan mom of two, shares five important factors vegan parents should be prepared to face. #1 Know the appropriate health requirements: Realize that a vegan diet can meet all of your baby and child’s nutritional needs, but...
By E. Ashe When you switch to a vegan diet, you soon discover there can be a surprising number of foods that contain animal products. While many people would assume bread to be vegan, there are many types and brands that contain animal byproducts. This is the same with pretty much any processed food, so when you eat only vegan food, it’s important to check the ingredients of every product to make sure. One of the ingredients...
Is Ethiopian Culture way behind in adapting to “veganism”, or do we “forgive” them of eating meat because their geographical/financial/cultural differences?
Thinking about starting a vegan diet but not sure where to begin? For many people however, the thought of cutting out all dairy and meat can definitely be overwhelming – especially if you like to eat out and you’re not a genius in the kitchen. The following 8 tips will make the transition easier and smoother – so you’re more likely to stick with the change.
This is one of the most striking dishes I have eaten recently. I enjoyed it so much I vowed to try to replicate it so that I could serve it to my family and share it here with you.
Take a good look at your daily eating habits. Are you really living on a healthy vegan diet? Do you need to cut out some not-so-good-for-you foods and replace them with some of thease beauties? Place these six foods into your shopping list so you always have them on hand as you prepare your meals.
This dish freezes well for future meals! This is also a great heart healthy recipe with whole grains, & lots of protein!
The vegan cinnamon rolls recipe is the best out there! You dont have to worry about the taste, it hits the spot just like regular cinnamon rolls. It has the cinnamon, sugary flavor that melts in your mouth. Yum!
Enjoy whipping up a nice vegan quinoa salad as you don’t have to worry about counting calories and fat content. Quinoa is packed with protein and among other grains, it’s the only one that can offer all 9 essential amino acids including lysine. One of our favorites for supper is the quinoa salad recipe.
Try this sweet breakfast side dish with your pancakes, oatmeal, or however you want. Its super delish!
These fritters are delicious! They’re great as an entree with or as an appetizer with simply the peanut sauce. They’re also really good the second day cold!
We all need our treats sometimes and the research does not support the conclusion that eating a little vegan soy cheese on your pizza is going to cause health problems, so go ahead and allow yourself some indulgences every now and then if you want to.
Most people say that giving up cheese is one of the hardest things in the transition to a plant based diet, but with cookbooks like this, no one has to give up anything!
I have been a vegetarian for 21 years and have now decided to become a vegan. I own a down coat and two pairs of leather shoes. I cannot afford to replace these items. Can I still wear these and rightfully call myself a vegan? I would appreciate your opinion! VegFamily readers reply: Tristtan: Congratulations for choosing a more compassionate way of life. Compassion is not always easy or convenient, but it is infinitely more...
Nothing is better than fresh perogies, stolen from the bowl just after it has been cooked. This vegan recipe is to die for!
With some preparation, finding foods that you feel good about giving your family will be a snap. The fun and simple act of eating will likely become the channel for your family to meet new people, learn new customs and expand your world!
A delicious burger is something most vegans and vegetarians find hard to ignore. Not to worry! Here are some great vegan burgers everyone will love.
It is recommended that everyone consume at least 3 servings of vegetables each day. Most children eat 1-2 servings of vegetables each day. For many children these servings are not broccoli but rather French fries.
There are many parts of vegetables we throw away that we should eat. Broccoli stalk is a good example – there are so many uses for it. Here are a few tips for using it and a sassy salad recipe!
This recipe is a light and delicious egg and dairy-free vegan version of the traditional broccoli slaw. We ioncorporate the stalk to show how easy and delicious it is and how it adds a nice visual appeal and crucnh to the slaw as well. Waste not, want not!
Remember that this will pass. It might be nine months of joy or nine months of hell, but either way it’s going to pass. And if your cravings for meat and dairy pull you like a freight train, just think of it as training for parenting.
Registered Dietician Virginia Messina along with vegan lifestyle coach JL Fields have put together an all in one super vegan health and lifestyle book directed specially towards women.
The perfect solution to a cold night in? A warming bowl of this home-made delicious chunky soup.
The presentation of this easy and simply delicious, offbeat soup is fun and dramatic.
In late spring, there is a plethora of greens of all kinds-Asian greens, spinach, and lettuce. If you love greens and have plenty of them, you will find this nourishing recipe useful as well as delicious. Make sure all greens are very well washed.
It’s a given that no matter how beautiful you are on the inside, you always hope and wish to look attractive without the biological clock straining your natural features. Here are 5 vegan foods to help prevent that.
A gourmet soup filled with nutritious vegetables and ingredients. Could warm you up in seconds!
This thick creamy soup with a beautiful combination of spinach, leek and potato is deliciously warming and filling.
The homemade goodness of this Cream of Broccoli Soup will satisfy any appetite.
Just the right thing for a snowy day, creamy potato soup with tangy dill.
Crispy fried croutons pair perfectly with soft beans and tender kale, while little grape tomatoes give bursts of sweetness. This is definitely one of my all-time favorite soups, and you can prepare the croutons for any recipe you like.
This is a delightfully colorful soup that will dress up any special occasion table as well as your everyday family dinner.
Lentils make soup making easy—they cook quickly and are incredibly tasty. This lentil soup recipe is full of goodness and really hearty
“This soup is SOO simple! I got the recipe from a friend. Her recipe called for half and half, and regular ham, and butter. I’ve made this soup for countless meat eaters, and they go gaga over it! I hope you find it equally enjoyable. “
This beautiful dish is filled with colorful vegetables and aromatic spices.
A quick green bean side dish to whip up in a couple of minutes when you’re feeling springy. With the added tangy flavor its even more delicious!
Why wait for a trip to your favorite Asian restaurant to have Vegetable Pot Stickers? Make them yourself at home. Vegetarian dumplings filled with green goodness. They are steamed or fried off, which gives these pot stickers a wonderfully golden crust.
Traditional for Hanukkah dinners, potato pancakes are easy and delicious.
Add a slice of bread…maybe a glass of red wine…Mmmmmm!!! Trust me, a very far cry from unappetizing boiled cabbage, and even healthier.
Kids love this recipe (and so do husbands!). A great side dish for barbecues or pizza night!
This recipe is a vegan version of classic Indian samosas. It has lots of flavor and and simplicity. Kids will love these and so will your dinner guests!
Kids love to help make this moist, yummy french toast on a stick. It’s great for fun and leisurely mornings and makes a delightful side to any breakfast.
Homemade jelly is always the tastiest. Although making jelly takes a bit of work, this recipe gives you each step you need to take to making the perfect apple jelly.
Classic, easy and delicious Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe with a few more ingredients like apple, walnuts, vinegar, and orange juice. A twist but a delicious one at that.
If you’re tired of the same old side dishes try this. The lentils in this recipe add flavor and texture, and you’ll find that this dish goes great with any main course.
This dish is nice with seasoned aduki beans and tahini gravy with brown rice and maybe a baked sweet potato. Yum!
A side dish that could warm you up instantly. It has great flavor with little ingredients. Dont miss out.
This twist on hummus pumps up the protein value by using tofu and adds a special creamy change: peanut butter instead of tahini. Very easy and delicious!
It’s time to switch up your sandwich dinners and try these beautiful, veggie filled collard wraps. They’re gluten-free, vegan, low in carbs.
Making a risotto may seem hard, but this recipe has great step by step instructions. Its all worth the effort for this delicious dish.
A really easy no mayo recipe for Warm German Potato Salad. We used a really delicious dressing to smother our potatoes in.
This great-tasting dish is so easy and quick to make! It’s the total package!
Sweet rice with a taste of cinnamon, yum! Cheap to make and tastes good.
A traditional pinto beans a rice side dish with great flavors. Everything goes well with rice and beans so no worries on what dish you’re making to compliment your meal.
Have you ever met a lentil you didn’t love? Probably not. This is a lovely way to eat them, and very easy to make.
Stir-frying greens is a delicious way to get nutrient-rich veggies into your family’s meal.
This lightened-up take on the classic holiday sweet potato casserole is spiked with chunks of pineapple and topped with toasted pecans. Might be a first time trying pineapple with sweet potato but its worth the try, you will love this!
Anything with asparagus is a good side dish, its so good! This dish has a great sweet/spicy sauce that works perfect with the crumb coated asparagus. Enjoy!
The sauce recipe made plain (minus jalapenos, chiles/tomatoes and hot sauce) can make great macaroni and cheese, soups, broths, etc. Enjoy macaroni, nachos and even fondue!
The Orient brings us many wonders of the culture and foods. A simple one to prepare and probably everyones favorite, is Baba Ghanoush.
Beans make a nice fall salad. Here’s a healthy, and delicious white bean salad for you friends and family!
This creamy vegan potato salad is absolutely TO DIE FOR! The best vegan potato salad out there. With the classic ingredients and simple steps you will be making this a regular in your home.
The most popular Turkish traditional salad made of fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and onions rubbed with sumac. Dont be hesitant to try sumac, it has a fruity, astringent taste that works wonders with this salad.
I’ve talked about my love for potatoes so many times and this recipe is just another example of how I’ve made my favorite dishes healthy. I came up with this recipe and it was a huge hit!
This is a really quick and easy recipe, especially for an after school snack!
Here are a couple of dressing recipes for potato salad. Any of these are really easy to make but pack a bunch of flavor to please your salad needs.
This vegetable packed salad could be eaten as a main dish, it is that filing! With a simple dressing, this dish will be a favorite in your home.
Light and refreshing hijiki salad – good with salad or brown rice or both.
This colorful salad makes a great springtime dish to serve for lunch or as a first course for a fancy dinner. It also includes tips on what vinaigrette to use for this great flavorful salad.
Fresh, light and yummy string bean salad with a delicious dressing of tofu, olive oil and garlic. Topped with almonds or you choice of nuts. Not to mention this recipe is super easy.
This is the basic recipe for a delicious and quick kale salad. You can of course add other ingredients (unless you want them to be mashed in, add them after you have completed the basic recipe). Some of my favorite additions are sprouted wild rice, tomatoes, seaweed, mung bean sprouts, and tahini. Yummy – I’m getting hungry just thinking about them!
If you like asparagus, you will love this recipe! This salad has a great vinaigrette, a touch of citrus and mustard, so it is packed with flavor.
Healthy and filling, this salad provides all the needed amino acids for a complete protein – thanks to quinoa!
Fattoosh means “moistened bread” which clues you in to one of the key ingredients in this delicious salad. Whip it up in minutes and enjoy!
A very easy and scrumptious salad for sandwiches or just by itself. Its great either way.
This beautiful salad features oranges and almonds tossed with romaine lettuce and onions and a sweet and spicy dressing.
This Thai cucumber salad recipe is EASY to make and brimming with a little spice. We love the utter simplicity of this salad.
A beauty of a carrot salad tricked out with chickpeas, chunks of dried fruit. Absolutely delicious!
A simple and quick cabbage slaw recipe flavored with vegan ramen seasoning. Its a great twist on your usual coleslaw but still great on a summer day.
Try this Balkanic vegetable dish as an end of summer side dish. You can eat it as a salad or just eat it! Dipping bread in juice is NOT considered bad manners but an expression of appreciation.
Here’s a list of animal ingredients and their alternatives that helps consumers avoid animal ingredients in food, cosmetics, and other products.
Pumpkin soup anyone? Topped with crunchy croutons, it’s easy, delicious, and a perfect complement to cool weather meals.
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Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to eat wheatgrass and alfalfa sprouts. Most grocery stores carry an array of great-tasting vegan options. You may even be surprised to find that a few of your favorite indulgences happen to be vegan!
For more than 30 years, Alan Roettinger has been a private chef to the “rich and famous”. In his new cookbook, Extraordinary Vegan, he delivers more than a 100 recipes that are creative, healthy and super delicious.
This the ONLY book you need to equip you with all things plant based nutrition. It is heavily researched, fully referenced with over 400 pages of content, and almost 100 pages alone citing all the health and nutrition studies.
Lindsay Nixon’s latest cookbook combines her tasty low calorie recipes with a simple yet effective workout plan that can be done without joining a gym. This book, like all of her others does not disappoint!
I am trying to go vegan and have found myself in some tough situations. One involves products with beeswax. Is this considered as bad as honey?
For me, being vegan always meant that I didn’t eat any foods that contained animal products. I never really understood the real power of being a vegan until very recently.
Want to make sure you are getting strictly vegan products — made without animal ingredients, such as milk and egg byproducts, slaughterhouse byproducts, sheep lanolin, honey, or beeswax? Check out this list from PETA.
Why is agave good for you? Ricki Heller shares all the wonderful benefits of this delightful sweetener.
You can run out to your local supermarket and purchase pre-made Seitan or pre-flavored cutlets… but why do that when it is so easy and cheap to make yourself!
Fresh fruits and vegetables will always provide you with the most nutrients and natural enzymes that the body can use more readily. Pumpkin and its seeds provide many important nutrients, on top of loads of fun for family and friends.
Spoonful after spoonful, this vegetable barley soup will keep you warm, healthy, and comforted! Whip it up in minutes, its the perfect meal!
This Vegetarian Thai Yellow Curry is authentic, homemade vegan Thai food at its best! This dish has a great amount of spices that hi the spot. Serve with brown rice or noodles. You could add wasabi it’s such a great flavour for the paste and it’s green.
Here’s a one dish meal that is filling, flavorful and perfect for an autumn and winter supper.
This delicious pie combines a tofu ricotta filling with spinach or silver beet. The result is a very tasty and highly nutritious dish. Serve with salad or vegetables.
Souvlaki is a Greek specialty traditionally made with meat served in pita breads with a cucumber and yogurt-based Tzaziki sauce. This vegan version has just the same amazing flavor with Seitan as a substitute. You will want seconds of this one!
To make this a easy morning breakfast you can prepare this dish the night before, keeping the wet and dry ingredients separate. First thing in the morning mix them together and pop the dish in the oven to cook.
Spicy sauted tofu tucked into tortillas or nan wraps, this is a delicious lunch or dinner entree.
This is a good recipe for people who have celiac disease. Its super delicious with ingredients you wouldn’t think to put in a burger but comes out perfect.
The vegan answer to scrambled eggs, this easy dish is sure to become one of your meatless favorites.
We love these fajitas. So simple and so flavorful. Easy to put together with few ingredients but packed with flavor.
This recipe for delicious fritters is a favorite! They’re good on their own or on a delicious sandwich with pesto! Its also very easy for beginner fritter makers. Enjoy!
Sometimes you’re too busy to make dinner and you don’t want to make just a boring sandwich. This quick sandwich combines the flavors of fresh zucchini and hot red pepper flakes that adds the spicy flavor. Fun and delightful!
This dish comes straight to us from Algeria. Traditionally, couscous is steamed two or three times in a steamer called a kiska. The couscous available in supermarkets is pre-steamed and dried so only needs liquid to absorb and is ready in a few minutes.
This recipe is fun, versatile and quick to make. Add soya mince to recipes, using it in spaghetti sauce, tacos, casseroles or other favorite dishes.
These crispy tofu cutlets are a favorite in our home. Enlist your kids to help with the breading and shaking. If you have more than four eaters, the recipe doubles easily, but be sure to use two baking sheets as well.
This recipe is a favorite! It is wheat free, gluten free, soy free, and corn free! Can be served for breakfast or any other meal of the day with a side of rice and salad.
We’ve been searching for *the* perfect black bean burger and, folks, I think we have a winner. We had the burgers on homemade bread with a simple salad and sweet potato fries… seriously delicious.
What’s a smart way to use up those burgers in the fridge? Use it in this recipe! Its yummy and easy to make using fresh vegetables and a great sauce.
Our favorite recipes for guacamole and raw burritos follow, so prepare for a fiesta of flavor! Ideally, the ingredients for these recipes should be all organic and locally grown for the best fresh taste.
Rapini and chickpeas are a great combination that you probably never thought of before. Its super easy to make and you can pack in as much flavor with spices as you want, the more the better. Try it and you will always come back to it!
If you’re looking for pure comfort food thats quick and effortless? Then this is the recipe for you! Super simple and quick, you don’t have to worry about dinner tonight!
This scramble is a quick, easy and healthy. Its a hearty breakfast dish that cooks up quickly and is a delicious way to use tofu to start your day.
Quinoa has become popular as a “superfood” high in protein and iron. It takes only 15 minutes to cook and has a nutty flavor and aroma. This is tasty with saut’ed soy “sausage” links.
It’s nice to slip in some turnips among the more familiar potatoes and carrots, for something slightly different.
A tropical version of fried rice using tofu, pineapple, and coconut. Light, tasty, and easy. Serve with hot sauce or extra soy sauce.
Carrots, garlic, basil, tofu and sweet red peppers make a beautiful creamy sauce for penne pasta. This is just the recipe for an amazing sauce to give your pasta meals a kick of flavor
This healthy pasta dish is brimming with spring vegetables and flavor. Use fresh seasonal vegetables for a hearty meatless meal. Enjoy!
If you have someone who isn’t a fan of chewing their tofu, this is a great way to incorporate it in a dish. Mashed tofu and pasta are a great mix. With its delicious and creamy taste, this wont be the last time you make it!
Love pad thai but don’t know how to make it yourself? No worries, This simple recipe is so easy, you’ll be having it night after night and love it every time! No need to eat out to get great Pad Thai.
An easy way to spice up your tofu dishes, with plenty of flavor this recipe is easy to make in a couple of minutes and set aside to marinate for some yummy citrus flavor!
Easy and healthy; you are going to love these open faced avocado sandwiches! With a couple of veggie options this sandwich will hit the spot
Tofu lovers will adore this recipe thats packed with flavor and simplicity. Easy steps, requires one pan, its a must try!
This nut roast recipe is an easy to make vegan classic. Perfect for Christmas, this special vegan nut roast is full of earthy flavor and creaminess.
This delicious vegan burger is made with vegetables, no beans or lentils in the mix.
This mock chicken salad recipe is great to keep around for a quick, filling and nutritious lunch or even a weeknight dinner. Great as a sandwich filling or stuffed inside a fresh tomato on a bed of lettuce.
This recipe can be endlessly adapted to whatever is fresh and overflowing from your garden, or whatever inspires you at the produce stand. An entire vegetarian meal, loaded with raw fresh vegetable goodness, textured and colorful, brimming with coconut flavor.
Our great-grandmother used to make an unhealthy but oh-so-tasty version of this heavenly dish. This version retains the rich textures and meatiness of the original but lacks the beef and dairy.
This easy recipe for sticky maple glazed tempeh w/ coconut sweet potato puree and a miso-apple gravy. its sweet, salty, and irresistible.
Very good meal and very filling! Easy to prepare but packed with flavor. Its a family favorite!
Try this really easy recipe you can throw together in minutes. Filled with flavor, this will be a family favorite dish!
These substantial patties offer a full bodied flavor and wonderful protein content courtesy of lentils and pistachios. The trio of avocado, olive oil, and pistachios together add richness and a healthy serving of monounsaturated fat.
A great way to enjoy chinese with your vegan family without the chicken part. Its simple and easy, has a great sauce included and taste just lie chinese take out!
This is the simplest bean burger you can find. Easy to prepare with minimum ingredients that make it fast to whip up for dinner or a barbecue!
After you taste this Alfredo sauce you will probably make it on a regular basis. It’s fast and easy, and you probably already have all of the ingredients. It’s a great compromise between “I don’t feel like cooking” and “I don’t want to eat toast for dinner.”
There has to be a way we could give kids their favorite foods in a way that nourishes their tiny bodies. Take, for instance, hot dogs. What about instead of a wiener we use a carrot?! But not just a raw carrot, a delicious, savory, hot dog- flavored carrot! Check it out.
Try this great twist on couscous that everyone will be asking for! Taste great and it also includes a delicious sauce. Dont miss out!
As the days get colder you’re probably looking for a warm, hearty yet healthy stew for your vegan/vegetarian family. Look no further! This is one of the best recipes out there with great reviews and comments. Try it out!
Portobello mushrooms have a beefy taste that makes them great as an entree or on a burger. Try these at your next BBQ.
This unusual stir-fry is rich in fiber and vitamins. Not to mention it is very tasty and packed with so much flavor.
A chickpeas/garbanzo beans recipe that packed with nutrients. A vegetarian or meat lovers meal.
This recipe is for one of those days when you cant figure out what to make for dinner. Its simple yet delicious!
This vegan fajitas recipe is one of the most fun recipes to prepare and eat. Fajitas are super easy to make.
Heres an easy recipe you can throw together and pop in a crockpot overnight and have a delicious lunch!
The first time I tasted this, I was convinced it was the best food on the planet. Try out this amazing recipe! It will win you over.
Using whole wheat pasta adds to the nutritional value of this refreshing and colorful dish. Serve it with a rich, vegetable bean soup for a complete meal.
In the VegFamily kitchen we make this dish without the “Chikky Strips” and we put it in the oven under the grill to get a nice crunchy topping. We add a dash or two of cinnamon to the sauce and bread crumbs on top then under the grill it goes. Yumm!
Try this great chili recipe for tacos, burritos, or just straight out of the bowl! Delicious either way.
Inspired by a favorite vegetarian Chinese restaurant dish, this stew is enhanced with protein-packed seitan. Made from cooked wheat gluten, seitan is sometimes called “wheat meat,” as it resembles beef chunks.
Pancakes can be a nice “breakfast for dinner” especially in the heat of summer. Enjoy healthy pancake recipe.
This is a favorite in our house, especially for me because it’s a crockpot meal. I just put all the ingredients in the pot, turn it on low, and in a few hours the house smells yummy and dinner is ready.
This tasty dish will warm your family’s heart and soul on a cool day.
This is a hungry man dinner, without the slaving in the kitchen. All the delicious ingredients you need is in this burrito!
This layered eggplant casserole is bursting with flavor, and works well as a main dish and a side dish.
These egg rolls are extremely tasty and so easy to throw together if you have some friends coming over and need an appetizer. And it’s also just pretty darn cool.
This wonderful aubergine lasagne bake keeps it simple with a few intensely delicious flavours
Looking for watermelon recipes? A watermelon tart is beautiful and a refreshing summer dessert using a favorite summer fruit.
Silky smooth, pillow soft, creamy toffee marshmallows. Easy recipe with easy preparations. Kids and adults will love these!
This recipe uses banana instead of marshmallow, although you can check out our Vegan Marshmallow recipe. But its no need, these are just as delicious and so easy to make with kids or adults.
You can make your own vegan marshmallows to ensure that you know exactly what is inside each one — and not only are these marshmallows vegan, they are super fun to make — and doing so is a great weekend baking project to enjoy with your children.