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With the rapid increase of chefs recipes people who refrain from or totally avoid consuming meat, easy cooking videos more and more restaurants are offering vegetarian options in their menu. Same goes for airlines and cruise ships. These are usually priced more expensively that other meal options and/or sometimes have to be requested ahead of time. Though vegetarians are rarely spoilt for choice in most restaurants, coffee shops and fast food joints, there are some that have a variety of vegetarian options or are flexible in converting some of their dishes.

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Vegetarian recipes

  1. 1. Vegetarian Recipes With the rapid increase ofchefs recipes people who refrainfrom or totally avoid consumingmeat, easy cooking videos moreand more restaurants are offeringvegetarian options in their menu.Same goes for airlines and cruiseships. These are usually pricedmore expensively that other mealoptions and/or sometimes haveto be requested ahead of time.Though vegetarians are rarelyspoilt for choice in mostrestaurants, coffee shops and fastfood joints, there are some thathave a variety of vegetarianoptions or are flexible inconverting some of their dishes. Preparing home-made dishes that do not contain meat, poultry and seafoodcan initially be challenging especially if one is used to this food group. Animalprotein has a distinct texture, flavor and aroma that are challenging to imitate butnot impossible! Breakfast favorites like pancakes are naturally vegetarian unless served withbacon rashers of sausage links. Most soups, salads, sauces, dips and dressings canbe made without the addition of meat. Quick easy-to-prepare snack items can bemade by just combining fruits, grains. Beans and mushrooms provide excellent amounts of quality protein and whencooked in certain ways mimic the texture of meat. If one even prefers the look andmouthfeel or real meat, textured soy proteins or vegemeat are widely available inthe market as well. Grilling imparts a depth and smoky flavor to dishes. Salad greens like lettuceand vegetables like onions and peppers take on a totally different character whentossed on the grill with olive oil or a simple marinade. Miso is a type of fermentedfood made from soybeans, barley or rice that originated in Japan is a staple invegetarian cooking. Make the most of what’s in season from your local market and compose abouquet of green leafy vegetables and root crops drizzled with creamy dressingsand zesty vinaigrettes or create an assortment of fruits creatively sliced andpresented with a splash of lemon juice. Fruits and vegetables can also be combinedinto a virtual garden on a plate. The recipes presented here include some amounts of dairy products whilecompletely vegan–devoid of any animal products like eggs, cheese, milk andcream. By all means, convert these items into a vegan by replacing ingredients withnut milks, “cheeses” and vegetable shortenings. Care has to be taken in embarkingon a vegetarian diet as it is easy to encounter certain nutritive deficiencies.

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