"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
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
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
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
Looking for anyone that has recipes for healthy versions of cake breads as I call them (banana, pumpkin, rhubarb/strawberry ect) Looking for something with whole grains and very little, if any, sugar added. Would be nice if it used mainly rolled oats... Read more
Hubby has esophageal cancer and can only swallow liquids and very thin pureed foods. I'm having a hard time coming up with fruit and vegetable ideas, so I just bought a juicer. Anyone have tasty recipes for me?... Read more
In the fall 2012 Plan cookbook (downloaded from her site) the recipe for the Crustless Spinach goat cheese pie mentions half n half in the directions but does not list half n half in the ingredients. Does anyone know how much half n half to put in?... 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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