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.


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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Banana Split Waffles

Banana Split Waffles

Create a special, healthy treat fit for just two or the whole family with this spin on an old soda fountain favorite.

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Fresh greens while watching the snow

Winter brings a little disappointment due to the lack of local fresh greens and herbs. But, maybe not. You can have a little indoor garden and include the kids in the fun without a lot digging and weeding.

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Chocolate Goji Berry Truffles

These no-bake truffles are a simple, sweet and delicious treat for Valentine’s Day. The classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter gets a fruity update with high-antioxidant goji berries.

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Does eating a vegetarian diet help you live longer?

Research reveals that when a person chooses to follow a vegetarian diet they may find it reduces the risks of many chronic diseases. Does that mean you can reverse Type 2 Diabetes? Heart disease? High Blood Pressure?

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Muffins

Why give your sweetheart a box full of high-Calorie treats, when you could surprise him/her with this healthy breakfast treat?

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Breakfast on the Go

Research shows that breakfast helps children learn, but who has time to eat a healthy meal before heading out the door? Discover these tips for a quick breakfast every day.

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Asparagus and Grape Stuffed Vegan Omelet

Create a vegan omelet which is enough to satisfy one or two people. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

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Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie

Looking for a cool, “green” way to end your meal? Try Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie! This recipe is a refreshingly sweet dessert that melts in your mouth.

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