Some of the delicious vegetarian recipes featured here are naturally dairy-free, while others make clever use of dairy substitutes, including soymilk, almond milk, rice milk, coconut milk, non-dairy yogurts, and dairy-free cheese, so that you can still enjoy your favorite dishes. Browse below to find creamy dairy-free soups, rich pasta dinners, hearty casseroles, tasty cookies, and more.
Some of these delicious recipes are naturally gluten-free, others were specially developed for the gluten-free vegetarian, but all will delight you with their flavor and ease of preparation. Whether you're new to avoiding gluten or are a label-reading celiac ready for more recipes, we'll help you stock your gluten-free pantry, make the most of gluten-free grains, and enjoy your old favorites once again. With mouthwatering gluten-free recipes like paella primavera, crustless quiche, sweet potato enchiladas, blueberry muffins, and bananas foster, you won't miss a thing.
Lighten things up with low-calorie recipes packed with flavor and good-for-you ingredients. All of VT’s delicious low-calorie vegetarian entrées have fewer than 400 calories, while our appetizers, salads, side dishes, and desserts all clock in at fewer than 225 calories per serving. You’ll find a plethora of fresh and seasonal low-calorie recipes that will take you from breakfast to dinner (with low-calorie dessert!) without sabotaging your diet.
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or want a more healthful version of an old favorite, VT’s light and tasty low-fat recipes fit the bill. Each one has fewer than 3 grams of saturated fat without skimping on flavor. A low-fat vegetarian diet has been associated with many health benefits, including reduced risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
Browse our stellar collection of nutritious and delicious vegan recipes that avoid both animal products and animal by-products (such as eggs, milk, butter, cheese, or honey). You'll find familiar favorites revamped vegan-style such as vegan lasagna, vegan pizza, vegan tofu scramble, vegan pumpkin pie, and more. These plant-based recipes, created by top vegan chefs and tested by Vegetarian Times editors, are healthy and satisfying, a winning combo.