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.


After School Quick Snacks

Create a snack shelf for your child/children. They can reach it, and eat what is there until a time you set before meals.

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Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad

Summer is a great time to raid the garden for fresh herbs and vegetables. Roasting the vegetables helps to produce a rich, savory flavor. This is the perfect side dish for any summer meal.

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What should vegetarian teens eat?

Discover how all types of vegetarian diets can be healthy for teens with the Vegetarian Teens resource created by Registered Dietitians.

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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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