When you are starting a vegetarian diet, you have to plan. Since meat is not an important part of the meal, vegetables have to be in it. You do not want your meals boring and tasteless; this will make you struggle through the transition. Here we present easy to cook vegetarian recipes for everyday meals or special occasions:
Baba Ganoush Recipe
This is a perfect appetizer or snack that will satisfy your hunger and provide you with energy. It can easily be served warm or cold and it tastes great if served with toasted bread, crackers, chips, or veggies. This is also perfect for lunch boxes.
Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe
This is a vegan dish that contains quinoa, onion, bell pepper, garlic, jalapeno, or even cayenne pepper if you want to spice it up and some seasoning. It tastes great when served cold so you can make it the night before and refrigerate it.
Salad Roll-ups Recipe
This is perfect for lunch. Simply add your favorite ingredients to the middle of a rice paper and wrap it up as you would do with spring rolls. You can play around with different fillings or just use what you have at hand – veggies, nuts, tofu, sprouts…
Chef’s Pasta Salad Recipe
This is a delicious, filling dish. Brown rice pasta, olives, cherry tomatoes, and avocado are just some of the ingredients that will provide you with energy for hours.
Stuffed Vegetables Recipe
Depending on the vegetables that you choose to use in this recipe, it can turn into either an appetizer or an entree. The filling is vegetarian and consists of rice, nuts, and spices.
Pineapple Quinoa Recipe
This recipe has a sweet taste to it because of the pineapple but this ingredient can be replaced with apple or bell pepper if you are not a fan of fruit in your dish. It contains quinoa which provides you with a lot of energy and fiber.
Sweet Potato Spinach Burger Recipe
This is a vegan dish that can be served as an appetizer or as a main course. It contains sweet potatoes, spinach, bell pepper, and red onion which all provide you with a good amount of nutrients and it also tastes great!
Tofu Scramble Recipe
This is a vegan version of scrambled eggs. You can pair it with some toast or vegetables for breakfast or have it as an entree along with some veggies and whole-wheat bread.
Potato Spinach Bake Recipe
This vegetarian dish is great to cook on Sundays because you can easily store most of it in the fridge for later use. It contains potatoes, spinach, onion, garlic, and bell pepper to provide you with a good amount of nutrients.
Soy Yogurt Recipe
This yogurt is vegan and it consists of soybeans or any other plant milk, lemon juice, or vinegar which will make your yogurt curdle and some seasoning to turn this into a delicious snack.
Garlic and Herb Cauliflower Recipe
This is a vegan dish that can be served as an appetizer. It is flavored with garlic and it also includes paprika and cayenne pepper which will give this dish a nice spicy touch. You can enjoy it with crackers, chips, or veggies.