"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid favors plant-based proteins (like legumes and nuts), and even recommends fewer servings of meat than before. Research has shown that eating a few meatless meals per week can lower risk of heart disease and may eve... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Recently, we introduced you to Chef Meg, SparkPeople's newest resident expert, and you've all been adding great comments to her recipes and videos.
We've taken 20 of her made-over and original recipes and compiled them in a downloada... Read more
Who didn't like "Ratatouille," the animated feature film produced by Pixar and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures? It tells the story of Remy, a rat living in Paris who wants to be a chef. Now if your child is like my inquisitive 11-ye... Read more
I was working on revamping a recipe and had most of the ingredients in and went to add another food and when I did the search for something I know was in there, it started the search and then blocked out the area it would appear. I tried several foo... Read more
This is an interview of two experts in nutrition, Christopher Gardner, a vegetarian and Gary Taubes, a low-carb proponent:
Discussing about the video is encouraged. Please be respectful of different viewpoints... Read more
How can I move a recipe to a different category?
Before I listed things as entrees. Now I want to define them as red meat entrees, poultry entrees, fish entrees, etc.
I made the new categories but I don't know how to get the 'old' recipe... Read more
I've never made turkey soup, but I'd love to make some with the left over from the bird this year, I've looked at some of the recipes on here but nothing I really liked.
Anyone have a good homemade turkey soup recipe? We like things a little spicy... Read more
I got this book from the library and it has some really wonderful-sounding recipes. I am not a diabetic, but the healthy guidelines apply to everyone. There are many plant-based recipes for vegetarians like me.... Read more
Each week I make fresh batches of healthy tuna salad and vegetable soup. I also have lots of fresh fruit, cut vegies and healthy crunchy snacks around. I'm more likely to choose healthy lunch f ood if there is a variety of prepared, easy options ava... Read more
Looking for some new ways to spice up your slow cooker recipes? We've rounded up a variety of vegetarian recipes for the slow cooker that are quick, easy, and full of flavor!
Moroccan Slow Cooker Stew
Chef Meg's Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry
S... Read more
Editor's Note: All this week, we're sharing meals, snacks and even desserts that can fit into your daily life. We combine our recipes with simple and nutritious sides for healthy meals, snacks and desserts that are calorie-conscious. You'... Read more
I've been sitting here doing some research on vegetarian cooking sites suggested on the spark vegetarian forum and have found some recipes that I really want to try over the next couple weeks - just listing them here for reference..
Microwave Ba... Read more
One of my plans for 2013 is to have one vegetarian dinner each week. I have a few pasta/cheese/vegetable recipes, make a good 4-bean chili, and love Chef Meg's baked beans, but would love to have some new ideas. If you have any vegetarian recipes t... Read more
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