Posts Tagged“vegetarian recipes”

Veggie Burgers

I find that the best way to ease a meat-loving man into trying a vegan/vegetarian meal is with veggie burgers. They aren’t too “weird” or foreign and are quite filling. My favourite veggie burger recipe so far is the one Kris Carr has in her Crazy Sexy Kitchen cookbook. I like to eat mine on toasted gluten-free buns with Vegenaise (vegan mayonnaise), dijon mustard, guacamole, lettuce and something crunchy like sprouts, red onion or sweet gherkins/pickles. Serve with these sweet potato wedges and grilled veggies you have yourself a full vegan BBQ-style meal. 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small 1-inch chunks…

Vegetable paella

As a flexitarian or pragmatic vegan I eat some meat and fish, mostly on the weekends, but have adopted a predominantly plant-based diet. I chose to cut down on my animal intake for health and environmental reasons and I think it’s one of the best decisions I ever made. That said, seafood is something I tend to miss the most on its own or in dishes. So when I came across this Paella recipe in Plenty, which traditionally uses chicken or seafood, I had to try it. The result? Muy delicioso! – 3 tbsp olive oil – 1/2 Spanish onion, finely chopped…

Roasted cauliflower side dish

This is a recipe inspired by a tapas dish served at one of my favourite wine bars in Montreal, Le Vin Papillon. The Vin Papillon is owned by the celebrated chefs behind Joe Beef and Liverpool house, the talented Dave McMillan and Fédéric Morin. At the Vin Papillon they cook this dish with butter and chicken skin (it’s sooo good), so here’s my vegan take on it. – 1 head of cauliflower – 2 leeks – 2 cloves of garlic, minced – 1/2 of pitted kalamata olives, roughly chopped – 1 tablespoon of capers, minced – 5 sun dried tomatoes,…