Start with a bed of fresh greens and a generous amount of fresh herbs – basil, cilantro, and mint. Then add some sliced scallions, top with roasted eggplant and toss in a sweet and spicy dressing.
Jamaican black bean curry makes a great vegan entree, or even a delicious side dish for Meatless Monday.
Savory and crunchy kale cakes are delicious on their own or served with a little bit of yogurt herb sauce.
Keep the basic ingredients on hand and then mix and match to suit your tastes.
Salty, sweet, spicy tahini-ginger dressing brightens up a kale salad. Make the dressing up in advance to allow all the flavors to fully develop.
A no-fuss vegetarian meal, kimchi fried rice is a great way to use up kimchi that has gotten too sour to eat plain.
In Laos the new year is celebrated over three days in spring. A traditional Lao papaya salad, crunchy and bursting with complex flavors, is just the thing to welcome warmer weather.
A handful of basic ingredients – carrots, potatoes, leeks, stock, fresh thyme and cream – proves once again that the French are masters of sublime simplicity, in this colorful, subtle soup.
Add to the classic asparagus mimosa by roasting the asparagus to deepen the flavor.
Crunchy and colorful cabbage coleslaw gets hints of warmth from crushed caraway seeds.
A healthy version of spanakopita without the crust.
Collard greens don't need to be strictly Southern. When paired with Indonesian ingredients, tofu, and coconut milk this bitter vegetable makes a sweet and savory dish.
Making homemade falafel from scratch is easier than you think. The key is start with freshly soaked chickpeas.
Vichyssoise is usually served cold, but it can easily be transformed into warm, flavorful potato soup for cold days. Use your trusty immersion blender to blend this vegetarian soup to your desired consistency.
Roasted garlic blended with onions, potatoes, and a splash of cream makes a rich soup with a sweet, nutty flavor. Extra potatoes and frozen stock get put to good use in this vegetarian recipe.
Come home to a warm and inviting house filled with savory smells and this easy soup ready for dinner. Serve with a dollop of yogurt swirled on top and some warm naan on the side.
Skip the salting and frying often associated with eggplant, and try a miso marinade and the microwave. In just 10 minutes you'll have a salty, sweet, and spicy side dish.
Vegans and omnivores alike will love this chowder recipe. Prepare as written for a vegan option, or add chicken or fish to satisfy meat-lovers.
Serve this sweet and spicy vegetarian stew over basmati or brown rice and top with yogurt and lots of fresh cilantro for a comforting, hearty meal.
Start a cold January off with a soup made from slow-cooked, sweet, and savory ingredients. Puree roasted garlic, caramelized onion, butternut squash, and burnt eggplant together for a flavorful soup.
Winter veggies languishing in your fridge? Dress them up by roasting, chopping, and tossing them in a salad.
Serve these stuffed peppers as a side dish with shish kebabs or a vegetarian main course.