Thanksgiving is a food-focussed occasion, with friends and families gathering to gorge on traditional dishes such as roast turkey, stuffing, sweet potato and pumpkin pie. For those who follow vegan or vegetarian diets, it can therefore be quite difficult to navigate the dinner table when the annual harvest holiday comes around. Fortunately, there are numerous vegan and vegetarian alternatives to the traditional animal-based offerings. From lentil loaf to pumpkin pie, here are some of the best vegan and vegetarian recipes for you to try this Thanksgiving: Starters Stuffed mini pumpkins Make the most of the proclivity of pumpkins that have been grown over the autumn with this inventive recipe by Tieghan Gerard, creator of Half Baked Harvest. In her recipe, Gerard stuffs the pumpkins with nutty wild rice and shredded Brussels sprouts, before roasting them in the oven. Gerard recommends baking the pumpkins for around 10 to 20 minutes before serving them hot for all the family to … [Read more...] about Vegan and vegetarian alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving meal
Groan. It's Monday. Not only do you have a whole five days until the already-anticipated weekend, but your other half has insisted on embracing Meat-Free Monday. Another night of pasta bake and omelette it is. But it doesn't have to be like this. Since the birth of the Meat-Free Monday campaign, launched by the McCartneys to raise awareness of the environmental impact of meat, vegetarianism and veganism have been embraced by chefs, cooks and families alike, resulting in ever more creative recipes that put greens centre-stage. Here are some of our favourite easy vegetarian recipes to keep your Meat-Free Monday tradition going. Diana Henry's tomato and goat's cheese galette Halloumi, red pepper and portobello mushroom kebabs Salt-baked Jersey Royals with asparagus, leeks, radishes and sauce gribiche Summer vegetable and goat's cheese tartlets All-in-one roasted tomato and bay orzo with black pepper Mac and three cheeses … [Read more...] about Meat-free Monday: simple vegetarian recipes to inspire you
As more and more people in the UK turn vegetarian, the fast food industry is following suit. KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) has revealed it will be looking to bring a meat-free menu to its stores in the UK by 2019. The reveal came as KFC also announced new plans to cut the calories in its food, with the vegetarian menu one of its strategies. KFC is planning on adding a new vegetarian menu to its UK stores by 2019, with testing currently ongoing Research has revealed that around eight million Brits no longer eat meat and it seems the fast food giant is jumping on the trend. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Teenage boy, 15, who started an Instagram account for his... Oops-a-daisy! Sophie Wessex, 53, looks summery in a pretty... Share this article Share KFC promises that any new menu will still have a 'great taste' and will still be coated in the fast food's signature blend of 11 herbs and spices. However, the vegetarian recipe is still in its early development … [Read more...] about KFC hopes to launch a new vegetarian menu in the UK ‘by 2019’
DELICIOUSLY Ella is known for her yummy, healthy recipes. But what's her background? And when did she marry her husband? Here's what we know... Who is Deliciously Ella? What is her background? Eleanor Laura Davan "Ella" Mills (née Woodward) was born May 31, 1991. She is an English food writer and entrepreneur under the brand Deliciously Ella. She started out as a food blogger, and saw her brand quickly expand. She has now published a number of recipe books. Ella also has three restaurants Deliciously Ella @ Seymour Place in Marylebone, Deliciously Ella @Weighhouse Street in Mayfair and The Kitchen Counter, in Herne Hill. Her mum is supermarket heiress Camilla Sainsbury. What are Deliciously Ella's top recipes? Ella is known for her yummy recipes. From cakes to healthy salads, she covers them all. Here are Ella's best vegetarian recipes. What books has Deliciously Ella published? Ella writes about food in a blog she founded in 2012 named Deliciously Ella which was … [Read more...] about Who is Deliciously Ella aka Ella Woodward, when did the food writer marry Tessa Jowell’s son Matthew Mills and what are her top recipes?
THE rise of healthy eating at home and abroad has taken vegetarian and vegan food into the mainstream gastrosphere and finally on to restaurant tables. Being a vegetarian in Andalucia has never been easy unless of course you are a fan of ‘ensalada mixta’ (order without the tuna!) and the ubiquitous tortilla Española the heavyweight cousin of the simple omelette. Local venta menus are meat heavy where even a ham bone will find its way into the stock used for what would otherwise be a simple pumpkin and bean stew. Meanwhile, most of the coast’s chiringuitos are simply fried food joints, where any real quality goes out of the window. All that changes however in Middle Eastern cooking where the soul of a meal is primarily vegetable-based dishes, with spices and grains to fill the flavour and protein needs of a meal. I have long sought to incorporate many of these dishes into my variety of restaurants on the Costa de la Luz. Our Califa group of eateries in Vejer … [Read more...] about The rise and rise of vegetarian and vegan cooking is finally hitting Andalucia, writes James Stuart, of the Califa restaurant group