Welcome to the website of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Our mission as the leading authority on vegetarian diets is to provide tools from evidence-based research to plan all types of vegetarian meals. We want to share information for all age groups, and fitness levels that will promote health and well-being based on the latest research.


Farmers Market Pockets

Farmers Market Pockets

Summer is the month for harvesting the fruits of labor from a busy spring and summer growing season. This crispy pocket recipe is a wonderful way to enjoy a small “bounty” of vegetables.

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frozen fruit treat

Beat the Heat with a Frozen Fruit Treat

Frozen fruit such as grapes, blueberries, and strawberries make a delicious and nutritious treat during the warm, summer months. They are an excellent replacement to sugary popsicles and the flavor is all natural! Preparation is the key to properly freezing foods. When preparing most whole frozen fruits, use these techniques.

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Mashed Cauliflower with Lemony Brussels Sprouts

Mashed cauliflower can add a creamy texture to Brussels sprouts.

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Broccoli Salad

Bite into this crunchy, creamy salad where broccoli is the star.

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Spicy Mexican Salad

Spicy Mexican Salad

Spicy Mexican Salad is a wonderful, raw salad that features delicious sprouted lentils. Raw vegan diets are hot! They help us to shed excess body weight and they provide an army of protective antioxidants, vitamins and other phytochemicals.

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Eggplant

Eggplant Hummus

While strolling down the aisles of the farmer’s market lately I was surprised by the variety of eggplant that I could find. If you love eggplant dips, give this recipe a try.

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Strawberry Kiwi Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Spring is in the air. Celebrate spring with this sweet, fruity salad topped with tangy, balsamic dressing and crunchy almond slivers.

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Early Summer; Garlic Scapes

One of the delights of visiting your local farmers market is to observe the march of produce across the months, throughout the year. Each season provides an opportunity to discover extraordinary varieties of ordinary fare. Garlic scapes, with their wildly twisted shapes are a perfect, early summer example of this.

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Salad

Beet Winter Blues Away With Salad

Celebrate the end of winter by combining these winter and spring fruits and vegetables into a crunchy salad.

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Mock Meat and Potato Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day — Vegetarian Style

While non-vegetarians feast on corned beef and cabbage this Saint Patrick’s Day, why not have your own celebration with this dish — Mock Meat and Potato Stuffed Cabbage Rolls.

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