vegetarian cashew alfredo pasta
Try this tasty vegetarian (and vegan) alfredo for a healthy weeknight dinner.
Perfect for spring, this pasta dish can be made with the spring herbs that are popping up in your garden or market and a little leftover wine (either red or white will do).
If fiddlehead ferns are popping up in your local market or local woods, grab them while you can. Incorporate this fabulous, fleeting spring treat into a fresh, slightly tangy pasta dish for Meatless Monday.
This sensational orzo salad recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser.
Garlic is a fantastic health food. Amy Mayfield, editor of The Herb Companion, gives a great recipe using garlic.
The winter weather is putting a damper on my mood. Last night, in a desperate attempt to lighten things up, I cooked up Orecchiette with Goat Cheese, Peas and Mint, a quick pasta dish that celebrates spring.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains the environmental effect of consuming too much meat and offers tips on how to incorporate more vegetarian meals into your diet.
Besides its delicious flavor, basil offers many health benefits for your body, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Since I returned from my stay in Italy, I have been experimenting in the kitchen to create the perfect pasta, read more about my trip and check out my recipe-to-date.
Readers vote on whether making pasta, bread or butter sounds like the most fun, and which project seems easiest.
A Thanksgiving turkey is a staple for most families. But if you don’t eat meat and want some more substance besides starchy side dishes, prepare these delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes this year.
What are the benefits of being vegetarian? Answer these questions as you honor World Vegetarian Day on October 1.
An update of my mother's pasta salad recipe, adding asparagus, tarragon and sorrel for cold pasta salad with hot nutrition and flavor.
Looking for inspiration for meat-free meals? Try these three of my favorite sources of vegetarian meal recipes.
Soba noodles and sesame oil are both high in nutrients that lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar, making this recipe a must eat.
I offer instructions on how to make a very basic pasta.
Enjoy a hearty Italian dinner with this recipe for stuffed pasta shells, courtesy of Muir Glen.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence pledges to go 'Meatless in May' to raise awareness about the environmental effects of consuming meat.
This simple vegan piecrust can be assembled in minutes.
Mushroom-Nut Burgers are full of flavor and just as hearty as any meat-based burger you’ve ever had.
As world food prices hit a record high, follow these tips for reducing your grocery bill while still eating well.
Top your spaghetti with flavorful, satisfying wheatballs for a quick weeknight meal.
Veggie meatloaf makes for a hearty, delicious entree or side dish perfect for vegetarians and vegans at Thanksgiving. Check out these three varieties: one features chickpeas, one lentils and one vegetarian meat substitute.
Choose healthy whole grains for nutritionally complete and delicious vegetarian meals.
New research has found yet another benefit to adopting the vegetarian lifestyle.
This holiday season, serve up a delicious, vegetarian pot pie made with nutrient-rich veggies.
Every year—every day, in fact—we learn something new. During my time working for The Herb Companion I have learned a lot. Here are 10 of the most interesting things I learned about herbs in 2010.
Rich, creamy Parmesan and Brie Polenta is a Meatless Monday meal fit for a king.
Olivia shares a vegetarian dressing recipe just in time for Thanksgiving.
Creamy, delicious Parsnip Flan with Roasted Beets takes advantage of the last of the stored winter vegetables. Pair it with fresh spring greens for a wonderful spring meal.
Delicious, nutritious quinoa gives nutty goodness to this summer dish that takes advantage of tomatoes, corn and eggplants--summer vegetables at their best.
Fusion Bread Salad makes use of the cherry tomatoes and basil that are prime right now—and you don't have to heat up the kitchen to make this hearty, nutritious main dish.
This Meatless Monday, whip up a batch of Julia Butterfly Hill's Top Anything Sauce, made with peanut or almond butter, and make a meal out of fresh veggies and quinoa.
A comforting herb-baked macaroni makes for a simple meal on a short winter night.
A cooking experiment turns into a delicious meal.
This recipe is great for summer picnics because it doesn't use mayonnaise.
Going meatless is a breeze when corn is at its late-summer best and the garden is bursting with squashes. Southwestern calabacitas is a delicious, hearty summer stew that makes the most of this bountiful season.
For a nutrition-packed, hearty vegetarian dinner, try these three recipes for one-dish savory dinner pies.
The New York Times reports our carbon emissions in 2011 were the highest on record. Reduce your family's carbon footprint by choosing vegetarian recipes such as Fennel and Leek Soup and Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs.
While it's almost impossible to completely avoid GMOs, you can minimize your exposure by eating organic and knowing which products are the worst offenders.
For environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill, food is a delicious and healthy form of activism. Whip up her delicious vegan lasagna to celebrate Meatless Monday—and enjoy!
Warm up winter with a vegetarian tofu curry.
Far from being weeds, spring's earliest greens are packed with nutrition and help detox the body.
Sacred Seed Bread delivers the healing power of medicinal seeds in a delicious, homemade loaf.
More and more are joining the meatless movement. Find out what meatless dishes have to offer you.
Ann Harvey Yonkers, founder of Washington, D.C.'s FreshFarm Markets co-op, nests eggs in a bed of wilted fresh greens for a delicious meatless summertime brunch or dinner.
Sauteed spring greens and mushrooms dress up polenta in this nutritious, satisfying main dish.
Whip up this delicious vegetable-based soup tonight. You'll never miss the chicken.
Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.
Freelance writer and editor Kim Wallace interviews fellow foodie Lindsay Nixon, author of "The Happy Herbivore" cookbook.
Celebrate Meatless Monday with this sweet, tangy spring risotto.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull goes without meat for a month. Try her meatless recipes!
This fresh spring soup is rich and creamy without the heaviness of cream.
When you celebrate Meatless Monday with hearty, savory Mushroom Bread Pudding, no one will miss the meat.
Soy-free, mushroom-based Quorn frozen products offer convenience without sacrificing a healthy diet.
If spring is giving you peas, it's best to eat them right away before their sugars degrade. Here's how to whip them up into a wonderful spring soup.
Craving fresh food during the long winter months? Here are nine vegetables that you can find fresh in February--and great ways to prepare and serve them.
Skip the steaks if you're firing up the barbecue tonight. Marinated and grilled veggies and tofu, served up with wasabi mayo on grilled bread, is a hearty, delicious way to celebrate Meatless Monday.
Consider bringing the health benefits of tea into your meals with these smart techniques and recipes for cooking with tea.
This Roasted Vegetables Quesadilla recipe is easy to make and the whole family will enjoy it.
Spice up your Meatless Monday with a recipe borne out of fresh produce at the farmers market. Blogger Jennifer Rose uses local acorn squash and baby kale to make a delicious vegetarian meal.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
No one will miss the meat when you serve up fabulous vegetarian versions of Thanksgiving favorites. Try two versions of mushroom stuffing, mushroom gravy or delicious roasted Brussels sprouts this holiday!
Chef Gordon Hamersley's Vegetable Tian is perfect for right now. Make use of late summer's bounty of tomatoes, squash and eggplant--and you'll never miss the meat.
I read cookbooks like some people read mystery novels or the latest steamy romance. The object of my affections this month is Everyday Flexitarian: Recipes for Vegetarians and Meat-lovers Alike, by Nettie Cronish and Pat Crocker.
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
Try a vegetarian version of traditional Hoppin John for good luck this New Year's day.
Try this tasty garden produce-friendly recipe, a delicious, easy and adaptable way to eat up your garden harvest.