Vegetarian recipes and info

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SeedsSome seeds are used like spices to add a hint of flavor to a recipe, but other types of seeds, like sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and poppy seeds, are key ingredients in their own right. Here are some vegetarian recipes starring these nutritious, delicious seeds.

Quick Milk

Quick cashew milkOut of milk? With a little bit of nut butter, you can whip up a batch of non-dairy milk in minutes.

Tahini

Homemade tahiniStore-bought tahini is expensive, especially considering that it’s nothing more than puréed sesame seeds. If you have a high-speed blender, you can make your own tahini in minutes.

Sesame Balls

Sesame ballsSesame-coated balls of savory goodness make a great start to any meal.

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.

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!

Using Flaxseeds and Flaxseed Oil

FlaxseedsFlaxseeds are very nutritious but very sensitive. They’re great for baking and putting on top of warm foods, but should never be subjected to high heat like frying. Here are some easy and delicious ways to incorporate them into your diet.

Bagels

BagelsBagels seem daunting, but they’re actually really fun to make.

Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

Orange Poppy Seed MuffinsNot too sweet, slightly crunchy around the edges, and moist as can be.

Flaxseed Mayonnaise

Flaxseed vegan mayonnaiseGround flaxseed blended with cashew milk and oil makes the most mayonnaisey eggless mayonnaise I’ve ever tasted.

Teriyaki Tofu

Teriyaki tofuSweet and savory teriyaki tofu.

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