Recipes, Vegan Friendly Recipes

Kung Pao Cauliflower – With Shiitake Mushrooms

Hey everyone! Last week was a pretty stressful week, because of all the presentations and classwork I had to prepare for. So I took the liberty of using this weekend as time to recuperate from that. Today was a lazy Sunday for me. I basically just cooked and ate and worked out. A pretty great …

Around the World, Reviews

Vegetarian Restaurants in Seattle – My Latest Food Adventure

Hi everyone! I want to start a new category here on The Vegetarian Carnivore documenting gastronomically amazing culinary experiences that I have while I travel. I think that is such an important aspect of vegetarian and vegan diets in particular, because it is definitely something that we need to take into consideration when we travel. …

Recipes

Ratatouille Stuffed Shells – A Twist on a Childhood Favorite

Hi guys! Now today I am going to share a recipe that I modified from one of my all time favorite childhood movies, Ratatouille! This movie topped my list for many reasons, one of which was that it had such an adorable little main character <3 And while I have had made ratatouille before, I …

Desserts, Recipes, Vegan Friendly Desserts

Healthy Vegan Brownies – A Magic Ingredient

It’s good to be back! Hey guys! It’s been a while since my last post, and I have missed writing. But I am back and ready to share another recipe with you! Now, chances are you are super interested in what is so “healthy” in “healthy vegan brownies” is, or else you would not have clicked …

Tips from Janani

Vegetarian Protein Foods: A Different Approach to Nutrition

Hey everyone! Today I want to bring up a question that I get a lot when people find out I am vegetarian. “How do you get your nutrition? Aren’t you lacking in protein?” Or something along those lines. The question probably sounds silly to me because I grew up vegetarian so I never had an issue in …

Tips from Janani

How to Start a Vegetarian Diet: Incorporating More Plant Based Meals In Your Life

Hey guys! Janani here, with another post on vegetarianism. So in my last post I talked a lot about imitation meat and how to look for good meat substitutes. I want to backtrack here and talk a little more about how exactly you can incorporate more vegetarian food into your diet. It is a learning …

Recipes, Vegan Friendly Recipes

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup – Quick and Easy Dinner!

Hey guys! Yesterday, and actually this whole week has been really cold and windy. And in case you’re wondering, yes it was cold and windy by sunny SoCal standards. But cold weather lends itself well to a variety of soups, which are actually some of my favorite things to cook. This Instant Pot minestrone soup …