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Our Favorite Recipes

Great for Meatless Monday or any day

Vegetarian eating is an effective and positive way to help farm animals—and it's delicious, too.

With every step you take to adjust your food choices and with every vegetarian meal you enjoy, you are helping to prevent animal abuse.

In fact, any reduction or refinement in the animal products you consume makes a difference for animals.

Try some of our favorite recipes and see how exciting vegetarian eating can be.

Our complimentary Guide to Meat-Free Meals has lots of helpful tips to whet your appetite, too.

Search for your favorite ingredient:

or click on a category name below to see the recipes in that category.


Whether you dig into a hearty meal or grab a donut, breakfast starts the day right.


Quench your thirst with an array of hot and cold beverages.


Always packed with nutrition, salads make a meal colorful and crunchy.


Treat your tummy to the best soup in town: homemade.


There's nothing like noodles. Try them with flavorful sauces from around the world.


Enjoy hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, wraps, pita pockets, patés and spreads.


Find light meals, appetizers, healthy veggies, side dishes and condiments here.


Dine on comfort food, Tex-Mex, one-dish suppers, Asian dishes or special entrées.


Almond-Crusted Tofu with Roasted Garlic and Fennel Puree
Asian-Style Lettuce Tacos
Asparagus and Seitan Stir-Fry
Avocado Tostadas
Baked Barbecue Tofu
Baked Risotto with Butternut Squash
Barbecue-Flavored Roast Tempeh
Barbecued Tofu with Hoisin Sauce
Barbecue-Flavored Black-Eyed Peas and Collards
Barbecue-Flavored Roasted Tempeh and Vegetables
Bean Tostadas
Beer-Battered Tempeh
Black Bean Burritos
Black Bean and Chipotle Burgers by Candle 79
Black Bean and Rice Cakes
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burritos
Black Bean, Mushroom, and Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers
Black-Eyed Peas and Rice
Black-Eyed Peas with Butternut Squash
Cajun Beans and Greens
Caramelized Onion-Butternut Roast with Chestnuts
Chicken-Free Nuggets
Chickpea Broccoli Casserole
Chickpea Tart
Chick'n 'n' Dumplings
Chipotle Veggie-Bean Burritos
Corn and Veggie Enchiladas
Corned Beefless Brisket and Cabbage
Crunchy Asian-Style Chicken Alternative Salad
Delicata Squash Boats with Red Rice Stuffing
Dijon Rice with Broccoli
Don't Be Crabby Cakes
Dragon Bowl with Miso-Tahini Dressing
Easy Curried Sweet Potatoes
Eggplant and Spicy Italian Qrunch Burger Stacks
Eggplant-Wrapped Quinoa
Faux Turkey Casserole
Field Roast and Orzo Salad
Field Roast Deluxe Wellington
Fragrant Three-Mushroom Tofu Stir-Fry
Ginger Hoisin Rice Noodles
Greek-Style Stuffed Zucchini
Grilled Eggplant and Scallions with Miso Rice by Mark Bittman
Grilled Polenta
Holiday Stuffed Gardein Scallopini
Indian Eggplant Pilaf
Kung Pao Tofu
Lemony Couscous with Chickpeas
Lentil Burgers
Mac and Cheese Taco Casserole
Mac and Cheezeburger Bake
Magnificent Mixed Beans and Bulgur
Meat-free Meatloaf
Moroccan Chickpea Patties
Mushroom-Pea Curry
Mushroom Pita Fajita with Chimichurri
Nutty Noodles
Oven-Cooked Chickpeas with Orange and Lemon
Oven-Fried "Chicken"
Pad Thai
Paella by Candle 79
Pilaf of Rice, Lentils, and Caramelized Onion
Pineapple Not-so-Fried Rice
Pinto Bean Sloppy Joes
Pizza, Deep Dish with Vegan Pepperoni
Pizza Mummies for Halloween
Portobello Mini-Pizzas
Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Tofu
Portobello Sloppy Joes
Pot Pie
Quinoa with Lentils, Butternut Squash, and Rapini
Ratatouille and Quinoa
Red Lentil Coconut Curry
Savory Sweet Potato Tart
Seitan and Polenta Skillet with Greens
Seitan Cutlets
Seitan Piccata
Seitan "Jerk" Style
Snow Pea and Mint Risotto
Soy-Mirin Tofu over Rice with Broccoli and Peanut Sauce
Spicy Peanut Noodles
Street Tacos with Cilantro Cream Sauce
Stuffed Gardein Scallopini
Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Sweet and Sour Tofu with Broccoli and Almonds
Sweet and Sour Veggie Skewers
Sichuan Stir-fry with Fiery Peanut Sauce
Thanksgiving Day Tofu
ThanksLiving "Turkey"
The White Pig's "Good Shepherd's Pie"
Tofurky Tempeh Apple Veggie Saute
Tofu-Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
Tuscan White Bean Pizza
Two-Bean Taco Pizza
Vegetable Casserole with Biscuit Topping
Veggie Kebabs with Pomegranate-Peach Sauce
West Indian-Style Channa Wrap
White Pizza with Caramelized Onions
Wieners and Beans
Wiener Wraps
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Wild Rice with Peas, Lemon Zest, and Tarragon
Yakisoba Noodles with Tofu and Bok Choy
Zucchini-Potato Casserole

Choose from cakes, pies, cookies, fancy fruits and other delectable desserts.


Special eaters and special occasions

While you're at it, why not whip up a special treat for your BFF (best furry friend)?


These simple recipes go over well with the younger set.


Celebrate Valentine's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and other special days.


Valentine's Day
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries with Coconut Cream
Field Roast Deluxe Wellington
Heart Beet Salad
"Rollin' in Love" Eggplant-Wrapped Quinoa
Scarlet Millet and Beets
Simplest Red Fruit Salad Ever
Strawberry Love Muffins

Saint Patrick's Day
Corned Beefless Brisket and Cabbage
Irish Coffee
Soda Bread

Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day
Backyard Barbecue Sauce
Chunky Gazpacho
Creamy Green Gazpacho
Creamy Potato Salad
Eggless Egg Salad
Grilled Corn with Piquant Sauce
Grilled Jalapeño Poppers
Grilled Open-Faced Eggplant Sandwiches
Grilled Zucchini with Green Olives, Cilantro and Tomato
Orzo Salad
Simplest Red Fruit Salad Ever
Sweet and Sour Veggie Skewers
Tuscan Tofurky Sausage Sauté over Bow-Tie Pasta
Veggie Kebabs with Pomegranate-Peach Sauce

No-Bake Pumpkin Custard
Pizza Mummies
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin Spice Bread
Scary Halloween Sandwiches

Cat Cora's Roasted Winter Squash and Saffron Soup
Chipotle Yam Wedges
Cranberry Cabernet Sauce
Cranberry-Jalapeño Appetizer
Cranberry Shortbread Sandwich Cookies
Dixie's Butternut Squash Soup
Festive Chickpea Tart
Field Roast Deluxe Wellington
Gingery Butternut Red Lentil Soup
Green Bean Casserole
Hot Cranberry Punch
No-Bake Pumpkin Custard
Pumpkin and Corn Soup
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Spice Bread
Roasted Turnip, Potato and Apple Hash
Savory Non-Turkey Casserole
Savory Sweet Potato Tart
Thanksgiving Day Tofu

Challah Bread
Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Cat Cora's Roasted Winter Squash and Saffron Soup
Chestnut-Persimmon Medley
Chocolate Candy-Cane Cupcakes
Dixie's Butternut Squash Soup
Festive Chickpea Tart
Field Roast Deluxe Wellington
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingery Butternut Red Lentil Soup
Hot Cranberry Punch
Nog Cheesecake
Savory Non-Turkey Casserole
Savory Sweet Potato Tart
Spiced Hot Mocha
Squash and Chestnut Soup with Caramelized Pears
Swedish Gingerbread Cookies

New Year's
Barbecue Black-Eyed Pea Collards
Black-Eyes Peas and Rice

These dishes avoid gluten, soy, peanuts and tree nuts. Always check that your
spices and condiments are free of allergens.


Some don't like it hot. See salads, above, or try one of these recipes.

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