Yummy Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

Yummy Vegetarian Recipes provides delicious vegetarian and vegan recipes: dessert, main entree, breakfast, appetizer and drink recipes plus all sorts of cooking tips, animal friendly links and a vegetarian and vegan food glossary.
Try our tofu egg salad sandwich, fakin’ bacon, lettuce & tomato sandwich or our banana ginger shake. You will be delighted.

Vegan Foods are All Around You

Believe it or not, lots of foods are vegan and you might not even know it.  So, if you are phobic or freaked out by the word “vegan”, just think about this… lots of foods are vegan.  For example, Oreos are vegan.  A food being vegan doesn’t mean that something is necessarily added to the food that is “weird” but rather, something may not be in the food – for example dairy, eggs.

Recent Posts

Lunch: White Bean Dip, Grilled Bread, Salad

Another Great Lunch:  White Bean Dip with Grilled Bread and Endive Cups, with a Salad. I was thinking as I was walking home before lunch of making some homemade hummus.  But I just couldn’t find a good pita, and gave it some more thought.  Realizing I had some great... read more

apple cider vinegar hair rinse

Just tried an apple cider vinegar hair rinse. It supposed to smooth out the cuticle, cut the frizz. So I put around 2 tbsp of the apple cider vinegar into a plastic squeeze bottle and filled the rest with water. I read to use apple cider vinegar with the... read more

mexican poblano chili pepper stew

Another dish taught to us by Lupe, in Mexico. We have slightly amended it for ingredients found north of the border. This dish uses the Poblano pepper, a very common pepper that can be found up north as well. Often this pepper is prepared stuffed with a corn meal... read more

sausage and peppers with seitan (vegan, vegetarian)

I’m one of those vegetarians who tries to recreate many of the classic meat dishes I used to love, only now with love spread to the animals too! In the Summer and Fall I would look forward to hitting up the local fair, or as I grew up near and lived in NY City,... read more

vegan sour cream using tofu

This vegan sour cream recipe is dang good. This is very affordable and has a good tangy quality. Easy to make up in a second if you’ve got the tofu on the shelf and a lemon in the house. Give this sour cream recipe a go on chili, baked potatoes and anywhere... read more

miso soup and shitake mushroom recipe

This miso soup is really tasty and good for you. It is similar to the the miso soup served in japanese restaurants. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 1/3 cup miso paste 4 cups water 1/3 block firm silken tofu, cut into small cubes 1/2 cup sliced shitake mushrooms 3... read more

Strawberry Banana Non-Dairy Breakfast Smoothie

This delicious smoothie comes adapted from guitarist Craig Graham who knows how to eat well.  We had it for breakfast, but it’s great anytime.  This recipe makes 2 servings. Ingredients: 1 ripe banana (we freeze ours for use anytime) 8 or so fresh strawberries 1... read more

ginger lemon tea

Ginger tea is delicious, as well as bringing you the healthy goodness of fresh ginger, maple syrup and lemon juice! A great drink for anyone singing or speaking. This drink made its mark in recording studios world over, yet it is super satisfying out on the back porch... read more

Vegan Peppered Turkey

This vegan peppered turkey recipe comes to us from Ashely Hunt. I can’t wait to try it. I’m posting it now but when I make it, I’ll add a photo! Give it a try – It sounds delicious. Ingredients: 1 cup vital wheat gluten flour 1 cup cold water 1... read more


This tasty recipe for fresh guacamole is inspired by a tasty dish we had in Mexico. Grab some chips. We like the blue ones. Ingredients: 3 ripe avocadoes 1 small tomato, chopped into very small chunks 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp cilantro, finely chopped 1/2... read more

Dr. Weil’s curried cauliflower soup

We just made Curried Cauliflower Soup. The recipe is from “true food” – a cookbook co-authored by Dr. Weil. He and a few others have a few restaurants in Arizona and So. California called the True Food Kitchen. It has raw cashews, olive oil, onion,... read more

seitan – easy to make and delicious (vegan)

An easy to make seitan recipe. With photos! Make it yourself and save money!! Whoo hoo. What is seitan? It’s a protein-filled meat substitute made with the protein portion of wheat flour. Ingredients: Seitan: 2 2/3 cups vital gluten flour 2 cups room temp water... read more