Whether you're giving up meat or just trying to eat healthier, these recipes are for you. They make use of fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, legumes and nuts — and not one of them calls for meat, poultry or fish.

Appetizer recipes

  1. Apples with dip
  2. Artichoke dip
  3. Avocado dip
  4. Baba ghanoush
  5. Chickpea hummus
  6. Cranberry spritzer
  7. Crispy potato skins
  8. Eggplant with toasted spices
  9. Fresh fruit kebabs
  10. Fresh tomato crostini
  11. Fruit salsa 'n' sweet chips
  12. Ginger-marinated grilled portobello mushrooms
  13. Grilled pineapple
  14. Hummus
  15. Italian flags (tomato and mozzarella salad)
  16. Marinated portobello mushrooms with provolone
  17. Pickled asparagus
  18. Pizza margherita
  19. Sweet and spicy snack mix
  20. Tomato basil bruschetta
  21. White bean dip
  22. Whole-wheat pretzel

Beverage recipes

  1. Almond date shake
  2. Blackberry iced tea with cinnamon and ginger
  3. Cranberry spritzer
  4. Fresh fruit smoothie
  5. Green smoothie
  6. High-calorie, high-protein smoothie
  7. High-calorie, high-protein smoothie (lactose-free)
  8. Hurricane punch
  9. Iced latte
  10. Island chiller
  11. Minty-lime ice tea
  12. Morning mojito
  13. Nonalcoholic margarita
  14. Orange dream
  15. Orange juice smoothie
  16. Strawberry banana milkshake
  17. Sweet ginger tisane
  18. Watermelon-cranberry agua fresca

Bread recipes

  1. Almond and apricot biscotti
  2. Apple corn muffins
  3. Best honey whole-wheat bread
  4. Buckwheat pancakes
  5. Cinnamon rolls
  6. Creamy polenta with roasted red pepper coulis
  7. Irish brown bread
  8. Morning glory muffins
  9. Muesli breakfast bars
  10. Popovers
  11. Pumpkin-hazelnut tea cake
  12. Raspberry chocolate scones
  13. Rhubarb pecan muffins
  14. Southwestern cornmeal muffins
  15. Spiced carrot raisin bread
  16. Three-grain raspberry muffins
  17. Whole-grain banana bread
  18. Whole-grain buttermilk biscuits
  19. Whole-grain pancakes
  20. Whole-wheat soda bread

Dessert recipes

  1. Almond and apricot biscotti
  2. Ambrosia with coconut and toasted almonds
  3. Apple berry cobbler
  4. Apple-blueberry cobbler
  5. Baked apples with cherries and almonds
  6. Berries marinated in balsamic vinegar
  7. Carrot cake
  8. Cheesecake
  9. Chocolate pudding pies
  10. Cookies and cream milkshake
  11. Cran-fruit coffeecake with crumb topping
  12. Creamy fruit dessert
  13. Fresh fruit kebabs
  14. Fruit and nut bar
  15. Fruit compote a la mode
  16. Fruitcake
  17. Fruited rice pudding
  18. Grapes and walnuts with lemon sour cream sauce
  19. Grilled angel food cake
  20. Grilled fruit with balsamic vinegar syrup
  21. Grilled pineapple
  22. Mixed berry pie
  23. Mixed berry whole-grain coffeecake
  24. New England trifle
  25. Orange dream
  26. Orange slices with citrus syrup
  27. Peach crumble
  28. Peach floats
  29. Peaches a la mode
  30. Pineapple cream cheese pie with berries
  31. Poached pears
  32. Pumpkin cream cheese dip
  33. Pumpkin-hazelnut tea cake
  34. Rainbow ice pops
  35. Red, white and blue parfait
  36. Rhubarb pecan muffins
  37. Rustic apple-cranberry tart
  38. Sauteed bananas
  39. Seasonal fruit palette
  40. Spiced carrot raisin bread
  41. Strawberries and cream
  42. Strawberries and cream cheese crepes
  43. Strawberry balsamic sorbet
  44. Strawberry shortcake
  45. Summer fruit gratin
  46. Tasty apple pie
  47. Vanilla poached peaches
  48. Wacky chocolate cake
  49. Warm chocolate souffles
  50. Watermelon-cranberry agua fresca
  51. Whole-grain banana bread
  52. Zucchini bread

Main dish recipes

  1. Acorn squash with apples
  2. Asparagus, tomato and red pepper French bread pizza
  3. Baked blueberry French toast
  4. Baked oatmeal
  5. Baked ziti with vegetables
  6. Banana-oatmeal hot cakes with spiced maple syrup
  7. Barley and roasted tomato risotto
  8. Black bean burgers with chipotle ketchup
  9. Black bean wrap
  10. Breakfast burrito
  11. Broccoli cheddar bake
  12. Broccoli, garlic and rigatoni
  13. Buckwheat pancakes
  14. Buttermilk waffles
  15. Caribbean red beans and brown rice
  16. Chinese fried rice
  17. Cinnamon French toast
  18. Corn tamales with avocado-tomatillo salsa
  19. Cranberry-walnut oatmeal
  20. Creamy cheesy macaroni
  21. Fettuccine with Swiss chard and mushrooms
  22. Linguine with mushrooms
  23. Macaroni and cheese
  24. Mango salsa pizza
  25. Nutty berry granola
  26. Pan pizza for two
  27. Pasta primavera
  28. Pasta salad with mixed vegetables
  29. Pasta with marinara sauce and grilled vegetables
  30. Penne tossed with cherry tomatoes, asparagus and goat cheese
  31. Pizza margherita
  32. Polenta with fresh vegetables
  33. Polenta with roasted Mediterranean vegetables
  34. Portobello and blue cheese salad
  35. Quesadillas
  36. Quinoa risotto with arugula and Parmesan
  37. Rice and beans salad
  38. Rice noodles with spring vegetables
  39. Rotelle pasta with sun-dried tomato and black olive sauce
  40. Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts
  41. Sesame-crusted tofu
  42. Soft tacos with southwestern vegetables
  43. Southwestern frittata
  44. Southwestern wraps
  45. Spinach frittata
  46. Spinach mushroom frittata
  47. Sun-dried tomato, thyme and basil pizza
  48. Sweet peppers stuffed with scalloped corn
  49. Sweet-potato waffles with blueberry syrup
  50. Three-bean chili
  51. Tofu hoisin with baby bok choy
  52. Tofu triangles with peanut sauce
  53. Tomato-basil pizza
  54. Tuscan white bean stew
  55. Vegetable and garlic calzone
  56. Vegetarian chili
  57. Vegetarian kebabs
  58. Veggie pizza
  59. Vermicelli with vegetables
  60. Yellow lentils with spinach and ginger

Salad recipes

  1. Ambrosia with coconut and toasted almonds
  2. Apple lettuce salad
  3. Apple salad with figs and almonds
  4. Apple-fennel slaw
  5. Asian vegetable salad
  6. Avocado salad with ginger-miso dressing
  7. Baby beet and orange salad
  8. Bean salad with balsamic vinaigrette
  9. Beet walnut salad
  10. Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad
  11. Citrus salad
  12. Couscous salad
  13. Cucumber pineapple salad
  14. Dilled pasta salad with spring vegetables
  15. Edamame and summer bean salad
  16. English cucumber salad with balsamic vinaigrette
  17. Fattoush
  18. French green lentil salad
  19. Greek salad
  20. Italian flags (tomato and mozzarella salad)
  21. Mango tango salad
  22. Mixed bean salad
  23. Pickled onion salad
  24. Portobello and blue cheese salad
  25. Potato salad
  26. Quinoa risotto with arugula and Parmesan
  27. Rice and beans salad
  28. Roasted red pepper with feta salad
  29. Salad greens with acorn squash
  30. Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts
  31. Spinach berry salad
  32. Tabbouleh salad (cracked wheat salad)
  33. Tossed greens with pasta, fruit and balsamic vinaigrette
  34. Warm coleslaw with honey dressing
  35. Yellow pear and cherry tomato salad

Sandwich recipes

  1. Grilled portobello mushroom burgers
  2. Tuna pita pockets

Sauce and dressing recipes

  1. Apple and sweet onion marmalade
  2. Avocado dip
  3. Blue cheese dressing
  4. Cranberry orange glaze
  5. Grilled mango chutney
  6. Guacamole
  7. Lemon or lime glaze for chicken, fish or vegetables
  8. Mango salsa
  9. Orange basil vinaigrette
  10. Peach honey spread
  11. Pear and toasted pecan chutney
  12. Pepper sauce
  13. Raspberry coulis
  14. Sherried mushroom sauce
  15. Spinach dip with mushrooms
  16. Vegetable salsa

Side dish recipes

  1. Artichokes alla Romana
  2. Asparagus with hazelnut gremolata
  3. Baby minted carrots
  4. Black bean and corn relish
  5. Black bean cakes
  6. Braised celery root
  7. Braised kale with cherry tomatoes
  8. Brown rice pilaf
  9. Brown rice pilaf with asparagus and mushrooms
  10. Brussels sprouts with shallots and lemon
  11. Cauliflower mashed 'potatoes'
  12. Cheesy baked zucchini
  13. Chinese-style asparagus
  14. Creamed Swiss chard
  15. Curried vegetable couscous
  16. Edamame and summer bean salad
  17. Eggplant with toasted spices
  18. Garlic mashed potatoes
  19. Ginger-marinated grilled portobello mushrooms
  20. Glazed root vegetables
  21. Granola with raisins, apples and cinnamon
  22. Green beans with red pepper and garlic
  23. Honey-glazed sweet potatoes
  24. Lima bean ragout with tomatoes and thyme
  25. Quinoa risotto with arugula and Parmesan
  26. Ratatouille with roasted tomato vinaigrette
  27. Roasted asparagus and wild mushrooms
  28. Roasted potatoes
  29. Roasted potatoes with garlic and herbs
  30. Salad greens with acorn squash
  31. Sauteed zucchini coins
  32. Savory buckwheat pilaf with toasted spices
  33. Seared endive
  34. Spicy Oriental snow peas
  35. Spicy red cabbage
  36. Spicy red lentils
  37. Sweet carrots
  38. Sweet potatoes and roasted bananas
  39. Tabbouleh salad (cracked wheat salad)
  40. Tangy green beans
  41. Wild rice (or quinoa) stuffing
  42. Wild rice pilaf with cranberries and apples

Soup recipes

  1. Carrot soup
  2. Cream of wild rice soup
  3. Creamy asparagus soup
  4. Curried cream of tomato soup with apples
  5. Easy vegetable stock
  6. Fresh tomato soup with crispy herb toasts
  7. Gazpacho with garbanzo beans
  8. Miso soup with watercress and shiitakes
  9. Potato soup with apples and brie cheese
  10. Pumpkin soup
  11. Roasted squash soup
  12. Summer vegetable soup
  13. Three-bean chili
  14. Tuscan white bean stew
  15. Vegetarian chili
  16. Wild rice mushroom soup
  17. Zesty tomato soup