So you’ve chosen vegetarianism, but you’re not too keen on spending hours in the kitchen trying to cook up healthy vegetarian meals.
You have a million things to attend, both at home and at work and would be happy to access some easy vegetarian recipes that require minimum effort in procurement of raw materials and cooking time but assures you immediate and tasty results.
As incredible as it may seem, I was completely floored by the number and varieties of great vegetarian recipes that are available on the internet. Of course there are e books on easy vegetarian recipes also that only take a few minutes for download.
The best part about the quick vegetarian recipes is that most of the information is culled out from across the world. So sitting in California it is very likely that you are cooking some great vegetarian recipes that originate from remote India!
Easy Vegetarian Recipes: Some Great Sites to Add Variety to Your Diet
Let me share with you some of my findings on the internet search that I did the first time I started to hunt for recipes for healthy vegetarian meals that met with the two important criteria: easy availability of resources and minimum cooking instructions. This is what I found:
The Veggie Table is a site that alphabetically lists out some of the simplest vegetarian recipes that can be made with the least amount of instructions. You can simply follow the short and cryptic cooking instructions by clicking on the dish of your choice. Starting from Aïoli (garlicky mayonnaise), Alfredo sauce (Italian sauce served with spinach lasagna), almond cookies, apple burgers, to avocado tomato salad, this site has it all and more.
Treehugger talks about seven healthy vegetarian meals that can take care of your dinner plans for a week and have enough left over for lunch the next day. Chickpea Curry, Beans with Tomatoes and Swiss Chard, Vegetarian Chili are some of the great vegetarian recipes mentioned in this site which suit daily needs as well as if you have friends over and have a homely vegetarian snack party.
If names like Monterey Spaghetti, Carrot, Red Lentil and Sesame Bites, Roast Pumpkin and Swiss Chard Risotto or Blackberry, Raspberry and Fennel Salad seem tempting, visit Easy Vegetarian Meals for some delectable and quick vegetarian recipes.
In summary, healthy vegetarian meals are not difficult to prepare, provided you can access some quick vegetarian recipes either from online sources or from the countless vegetarian cookbooks available at any book store.
These days, the whole world is sharing their country-specific recipes, thanks to the internet that makes communication easier and quicker than before.
All you need to find out is what your family prefers so that there is no war of words at the table, when the family sits to have a meal together.
The best part about most vegetarian recipes, no matter what ‘type’ of vegetarian you are, is that they can assure good results with minimum effort if you have procured the right ingredients and follow instructions well.
Before following any recipe blindly, refer to the vegetarian food pyramid that guides you in the right direction in terms of the right nutrients and the right proportions of each food item that you should consume in a day.