The Vegetarian Cooking Couple


Different Types of Vegetarians: What do they mean? When you are just starting as a vegetarian, it can be confusing since there are so many types of vegetarian diets. You may have heard the word vegan or even ovo-vegetarian. Yet, you still have no idea what that is. Generally, when people think about a vegetarian diet, they typically think about a diet that doesn’t include meat, poultry or fish. But vegetarian diets… Read More

13 Favorite Vegetarian Restaurants in Boone, NC Before I get into my 13 Favorite Vegetarian Restaurants in Boone, NC. I wanted to share an experience I had in rural Alabama, many years ago when we stopped at the only restaurant we could find. I checked out the menu and found things such as turkey stuffed with ham. Hamburgers stuffed with chicken. Chicken wrapped in bacon. I could not even find a salad… Read More

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes Who doesn’t like roasted potatoes? I mean, potatoes are delicious in all forms. But once you pop them in the oven to make oven roasted potatoes, there is just something that makes these tubers even better tasting. What we love about these Roasted Rosemary Potatoes, besides the obvious deliciousness of Rosemary, is the jalapeno pepper and fresh garlic. Those ingredients add a little something extra, to the roasted potatoes… Read More

Italian Quinoa Recipe Each time we make this quinoa recipe it reminds us so much of bruschetta, but without the bread. The taste is similar and is a great way to eat a bruschetta flavored dish while adding quinoa to the meal. Those who know us understand how much we love to bring guacamole to a party. But here, we are going to say it… this casserole recipe is our 1st love…. Read More

Dill Pasta Salad Recipe Serves 6 One day, we had received an invite to a picnic with friends. The host had requested that each couple bring a dish to share. The task we were given was to bring a pasta salad. While we have been to many of these events in the past, the dishes shared were generally similar in taste. Each time someone brought a pasta salad, it tasted just like… Read More

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich Recipe Serves 4 This Tempeh Reuben Sandwich is a quick and easy vegetarian recipe. While Rueben’s are generally made with Russian Dressing, we prefer using Thousand Island along side the sauerkraut and cheese. Tempeh (Tem-PAY) – This high protein product was first used in the country of Indonesia. Since then it has traveled throughout the world as people added this high protein meat alternative to their food. Tempeh is traditionally… Read More

Potato & Cabbage Casserole Recipe Serves 4 This simple Potato & Cabbage Casserole Recipe works as a side or a main course. It is filling, tasty and a great way to add cabbage to your diet. Potato & Cabbage Casserole Ingredients Potatoes – 2 Cups Cubed Cabbage – 2 Cups Shredded Onion – ½ Cup Chopped Butter (or Vegan Margarine) – 3 Tablespoons Creole Seasoning – ¼ Teaspoon Parsley – 1 Teaspoon… Read More

Cajun Vegetarian Rice Serves 4 Due to extensive travel throughout Central America, we fell in love with rice for breakfast. Generally, that is when we eat this dish. However, we have been known to also consume it at dinner as well; either as the meal or as a side. This Cajun Vegetarian Rice is a wonderful dish no matter when you choose to eat it. Ingredients  White Rice – 2 Cups Low… Read More

Delightful Sesame Banana Recipe Video – Watch below. This is an excerpt to the recipe: Delightful Sesame Banana Serves 1 (Repeat the process for additional servings of Delightful Sesame Banana ) Our Delightful Sesame Banana recipe not only tastes great it is also super simple to make. Do you love those Banana Coins from your favorite Thai restaurant? If so, try this at home non-fried recipe. Our version has a wonderful light… Read More

Spinach & Cheese (Palak Paneer) Indian food happens to be our favorite meal. So, while traveling through India, we decided to take a cooking class so we could perfect our recipes. This spinach and cheese recipe (Palak Paneer) is a combination of an old recipe of ours and what we learned from a cooking class while studying in New Delhi, India. We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!… Read More