Nuts are an excellent source of vegetarian protein, and they taste great too! Here are some vegetarian recipes featuring nuts, including breakfast, salads, main courses, and desserts, as well as tips on making your own nut butters, milks, and creams. (Also see recipes with coconut.)
Blanched almonds are just almonds with their skins removed. This may be done in order to get rid of their bitterness and/or because skinless almonds are considered prettier. There are two ways to blanch almonds and the end result for each is somewhat different.
Most mock meatballs are made mostly of tofu or tempeh, but this unique recipe uses eggplant and walnuts to great effect. And before you serve them with something like catsup, try one plain – you’ll be amazed at the depth of flavor.