Vegetarian recipes and info

Vegetarian ThanksgivingAmerican Thanksgiving dinner, with its traditional turkey as the main course, can be difficult for vegetarians. Here are some ideas to mix and match for your vegetarian Thanksgiving menu.

Baked Tofu

Baked tofuMarinating and baking tofu is one of the easiest, most delicious ways to enjoy this versatile food.

Cashew Cheese Base

Vegan cashew cheese baseA delicious, fluffy cultured cashew paste that can be turned into various vegan cheeses or used in place of sour cream.

Mushroom Meatloaf

Mushroom meatloafIncredibly flavorful meatloaf-style dish made with mushrooms, rice, and lentils.

Zucchini Rollatini

Zucchini rollatiniSimple but stunning: roasted zucchini slices wrapped around herbed ricotta and served on a pool of warm tomato sauce.

Mock Tuna Salad

Mock tuna saladA vegetarian “tuna” salad made with chickpeas, almonds, and seeds. While this doesn’t taste exactly like tuna salad, it’s close enough that I don’t miss the real thing any more.

Peanut Butter Pancakes

Peanut butter pancakesLight, fluffy, and peanut buttery!

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seedsPumpkins are a key ingredient in some wonderful recipes, notably pumpkin pie and pumpkin soup – not to mention jack-o’lanterns – but what can you do with the seeds? Roast ’em!

How to Roast and Purée Pumpkin

Roasted and pureed pumpkinSure, you can buy canned pumpkin, but it’s cheaper, healthier, and tastier to make your own pumpkin purée. All you need is a nice pumpkin (smaller is better), a few common kitchen tools, and some time.

Tapenade

Tapenade recipeA typical Mediterranean dip, made mostly of olives and olive oil. Traditional recipes include anchovies, but there is absolutely no need for them here.

Pasta with Figs and Walnuts

Pasta with fresh figs and walnutsTry this pasta with a unique, creamy sweet-and-savory sauce.

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