Vegetarian Cooking Tips

Here is a collection of vegetarian cooking tips and techniques for preparing easy, healthy vegetarian meals... are some news for you: Cooking vegetarian meals is actually not much different than any other cooking...! ; ) 

So what's the difference?

Here I have compiled cooking techniques, ideas and tips that aim to be more:

  • More healthy,
  • more earth friendly,
  • more time saving as well as
  • more budget friendly.

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Vegetarian Cooking
Planning & Preparation

Quick & Easy Cooking

Vegetarian cooking tips

For quick and easy meal preparation, the best way is to be organized and to do some planning ahead.

An organized kitchen is also both budget friendly and allows you to prepare food in less time.

Here are some tips and advice on how to save time in the kitchen, and make your cooking easier: Time Saving Strategies for Vegetarian Cooks here. 

Vegetarian Starter Kit

Vegetarian Starter Kit

Thanks to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Vegetarian Times magazine for making this high quality brochure available for all!

Basic Cooking Tips

How to Make Your Own Tofu

How to cook tofu

Tofu is a protein rich soy bean “cheese”. You can buy ready made tofu in many places, but not everywhere. Remember that tofu should only be a small part of your diet. Not everyone can tolerate tofu well.

Cooking Beans

cooking beans

All types of legumes, like beans, lentils and peas are an important part of a healthy vegetarian diet. Cooking them right is important for he best digestion...: ) Learn the best ways to cook beans and legumes. Start by checking out some great tasting recipes with beans:

How to Boil Eggs

How to boil eggs

In a strictly vegetarian diet, eggs are not typically included. Only Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarians eat eggs, as it is an animal product. I find it useful to have included eggs in my diet for several reasons, but above all for simplicity.

There are so many foods where eggs are included, and constantly having to ask people I visit or in restaurants not to use anything with eggs, or egg protein would just be too complicated.


Sprouted lentils

Sprouting beans and seeds like alfalfa, is fun, easy and healthy. It provides lots of vitamins and is crunchy and tasty in a salad or on a sandwich for example. Here are some tips on how to get started.

Basic Recipes

Here you will find some tips for basic cooking techniques and recipes called for in many recipes:


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