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Topic: Not quite Veggie...maybe Veggie-esqe in search of recipes.  (Read 1050 times)
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« on: November 20, 2007 11:44:35 PM »

Hello there! I'm a 25 yr old college student who is limiting her meat consumption due to health reasons ( Ie family history ofHeart diease , diabetes , high blood pressure....and I'm overweight) I enjoy Veg food ( I had a veg roomie but we really didnt get along ...I was open-minded and she was militant, burned my leather skirt while I was at class) anywhoo....Any inexpensive recipes?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2007 04:48:19 PM »

Hi there,

I'm not much of a "recipe" person, but there are TONS of great resources out there (vegweb.com is really good, and I really like recipezaar.com -- it's not vegetarian, but there's a "vegetarian recipes only" option in their search engine).  Easy, inexpensive vegetarian foods include spaghetti, pizza, chili or tacos (made with beans or with crumbled veggie burgers) and many many many different soups, stews or salads.  Most "ethnic" cuisines are veg-friendly too.  Hope this helps; I'll be more specific if you have more questions!  (e.g. Is there any specific dish that you'd like a recipe for?  Any particular foods that you really like or dislike?)

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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2007 07:27:17 PM »

I like to try out new recipes.  The Food Network website is great for veg recipes, and also Allrecipes.com.  Sometimes I just throw together veggies in a stirfry or do roasted veggies in the oven with garlic and lemon. 
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007 04:52:14 PM »

I also use allrecipes.com a lot.

I'm a big fan of veggie burgers (whichever brand you like. I'm partial to Gardenburgers myself. They have these fantastic portabello burgers and BBQ riblets that are unbelievable delicious!) and fries. Soups, curries, veggies with couscous. Recently I made a sandwich with roasted red peppers, feta cheese, fresh basil leaves, sun-dried tomato pesto, and regular basil pesto that was fantastic. I used some italian herb focaccia bread. Yum!
« Last Edit: December 07, 2007 04:52:51 PM by Lilyvanilli - Reason: I'm a grammar dummy. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2007 04:15:51 PM »

Thanks guys....these all sound yum-fastic!
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