Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD This post contains some affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you click a link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Beef stew is one of those recipes that seems fairly ubiquitous in families of varying backgrounds. Herbs and spices change around the world, but […]
Swaps and Substitutions
Swaps and substitutions can be very handy when learning to cook, trying to please a crowd, or altering recipes to suit your needs.
Transitioning to a vegetarian or vegan diet can be hard.
So can eating a veg*n diet when no one else in the family is interested.
Search through my articles on vegetarian-friendly swaps and substitutions to make life just that bit easier.
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Man, if there were ever a topic with a lot of nuance and personal opinions, it would be this one! The short answer is the dietitian’s favorite: “It depends.” Don’t you just love that answer? To clarify, before we get too far, this article is about truffles, the fungus. Not
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Chicken broth is a popular ingredient in many dishes, often used to add flavor and richness to soups, stews, gravies, and sauces. However, for those who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, using chicken broth is not an option. Thankfully, there are some amazing substitutes for chicken broth that will
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Walnuts are a versatile and nutritious ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. They are packed with healthy fats, protein, and fiber, making them a great alternative to traditional meat in vegetarian and vegan recipes. In this blog post, we will be exploring a delicious walnut meat
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Tapioca is a popular ingredient in many food items, including puddings, pies, and bubble teas. But for those following a vegetarian diet, it can be difficult to determine if tapioca is a suitable option. Often, whether a food is vegetarian or
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases when you click on a link. Do you have a family recipe you’d like to make vegetarian? For instance, tacos, spaghetti bolognese, chili, or meatloaf. But how would you go about this? Many times simply eliminating the meat isn’t enough.
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Cream of Chicken Soup is often used to create cozy, comforting dishes in the fall and winter. Of course, you can just thin it out a bit and eat it as a soup. But more often, cream of chicken soup is used in casseroles, pasta, chili, chicken and dumplings, enchiladas,
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Whey is a common protein source in protein shakes, which is what we will concentrate on here. You’ll also see whey used in various forms in other food products such as ice cream, sauces, dressings, breads, and snack bars. But is whey protein vegetarian? And is it even the best
Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Why would a vegetarian want to eat fake, faux, or mock meat? I hear this all the time, from people around me to comments made on various Facebook groups. Unfortunately, like many other topics, the answer isn’t necessarily straightforward. What is fake meat? Mock meat (or fake meat, faux meat,