"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
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
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
So I am trying to find a few new websites to help with meal planning, tracking food, and just living healthier too. I think most have a website they like to go for something related to food or being healthy. I also thought sharing the sites or resour... Read more
Today's Spark People extras had a go-to web for treats to go with Tea. It showed tempting pastel sandwich cookies stacked on a plate. When I clicked on it, there were hundreds of recipes for tea, but I didn't find a recipe for the cookies in the pi... Read more
I absolutely LOVE Uncle Ben's wild rice (original) but it's so loaded with sodium. I've searched high and low for a good copycat recipe but am getting discouraged. We have some guests coming this weekend and I'm making a meal where that would go pe... Read more
I posted this today on the "Recipe Request" message board, but I just noticed that board gets very little traffic compared to this one. So, I'm re-posting here:
For years, one of my staple recipes has been a stew/chili type dish that I love. I v... 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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