Originally Answered: Cheap, easy, healthy vegetarian snack/meal recipes?
Amy's Soy Mac-n-cheese, add Soy Knox or Smart Dogs.
Amy's Indian food or Trader Joe's Indian Food (Dal) with rice.
Hummus, pita bread and a salad.
Gardenburger Breakfast Bacon - make a BLT add avocado.
Slice tomatoes in rounds, top with Soya Kaas mozzarella cheese, basil, cut up figs (peeled, washed in hot water to bring out the sweetness) sprinkle with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Leave out to room temp until cheese is 'melted' looking.
Stir-fry veggies and rice with Tofu - I use extra firm, wrap in paper towels to soak up the excess water. Cut in slices, fry in a little olive oil, hot pepper sesame oil and soy sauce. Sprinkle with ginger, garlic, curry, whatever you have in the cupboard. Top with sesame seeds. You can also top it with sliced veggie cheese and serve on toasted sourdough with mustard.
Gardenburger Riblets, baked potato, broccoli (w/ lemon, margarine and garlic) and a salad.
Pasta w/ marinara sauce, if you have Boca Italian Sausages cut them up and add it to the sauce. Serve with garlic bread - spread butter on bread, sprinkle with garlic powder and brown in a pan, butter side down.
Clean portabello mushrooms, cut up, saute in olive oil, garlic and a little soy sauce. Serve with salad.
MorningStar Farms Sausages (not the breakfast ones) are good on homemade pizza - add mushrooms, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, onions, soy cheese. Or if you are still eating egg whites, have the 'sausages' with egg whites.
Easy Corn Chowder Soup – 1 can each of White Corn, Yellow Corn and Creamed Corn, including the water from the can. Cut up celery add to the pot, add a little rice dream milk.
To vegetarian refried beans add mild green sauce. Add soy cheese if desired. Make Spanish Rice – Far East and/or Rice-a-Roni makes it in a box, just add tomatoes. Serve in a burrito, taco or toasted – add lettuce, tomatoes, soy cheese and avocado to the top.
Quorn turkey roast, with mashed potatoes and a vegetable. Use leftovers on for a 'turkey' sandwich or in soup -
Vegetarian Chicken Noodle Soup
6 cups of pure water
¾ cup Vegetarian Chicken Soup Base
6 organic celery stalks, chopped
1 ½ cups sweet onion
6 carrots, chopped finely
1 package organic noodles (rice, corn or barley)
1 package of Quorn Tenders (or use leftover Quorn Turkey Roast cut up)
Sauté Tenders lightly in olive oil. Heat water, add soup base, stirring gently. Add vegetables, noodles (consider breaking them into 1-2 inch pieces) and Quorn Tenders.
Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich
1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread
6 fresh basil leaves, chopped
2 tomatoes, sliced
4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced (Soya Kaas)
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
Slice the loaf of bread in half lengthwise. Layer the basil, tomato slices, and mozzarella cheese between the two halves of bread. Cut into four sandwiches.
In a small dish, stir together the balsamic vinegar and red pepper flakes. Use as a dipping sauce.
Shortcut Minestrone Soup
2 qt. (8 cups) water
2 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen BOCA Meatless Italian Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
2 medium carrots, sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup bow tie pasta, uncooked
Place all ingredients in a large Dutch Oven or Stockpot. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low, simmer 15 minutes or until carrots are tender, stirring occasionally.