Seasoning Substitutes for Food Allergies

No Spicy Food

Are there ANY seasonings out there I can use or substitute in recipes? I have a lot of a lot of allergies. However, since my husband is a diabetic and needs to watch his weight I want to change to a vegetarian diet. The biggest problem I am encountering concern my allergies to HOT & […]

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Vegetarian Wants Energy Diet & Supplements

Tired Woman

57 yr old vegetarian woman lacks energy, needs advice on diet, protein, nutritional supplements Message for Savvy Vegetarian: I have been vegetarian, in various stages, for 35 years. I have 2 reasons for writing. 1) I have been out of work for 3 years. I have a cupboard full of dhals, beans and split beans […]

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Healthy, Low Budget Recipe Tips for Veg Diet

Vegetarian Chili

Savvy Vegetarian’s Low Budget Healthy Recipe Tips: Pressure cooker, crockpot, chef’s knife, cookbooks… From our own experience, we know it’s possible – and relatively easy – to have an excellent vegetarian diet on a low budget. You’ll also eat much healthier. It is a bit more work – you have to think and plan more, and […]

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New Veg Hates to Cook, How to Eat Healthy?

Unhappy Cook

I hate to cook. How to have a healthy veg diet? 10 tips for healthy eating with (almost) no cooking I’ve recently become vegetarian, but I hate to cook. I would like to buy pre-packaged foods, pre-made foods, etc.  What do you suggest?  Where do you suggest I go?  I love tofu and that’s my […]

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What’s New at Savvy Vegetarian?

Judith Kingsbury

SV Blog, Recipe Collections, Holiday Menus, Newsletter, New Look Since last summer, Savvy Vegetarian has had a new look, an upgraded navigation system, and other technical improvements, to make the site prettier, more accessible, easier to read and faster to load. We’ve been performing SEO miracles on the vegetarian recipe pages to make it easier […]

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Non-Veg Cooks For Vegetarian Friend

Lentil Loaf

Non-veg wants to include vegetarian friend in family meal with vegetarian recipes Question For Savvy Vegetarian: I am not a vegetarian nor is my family. My best friend of 15 years is a vegetarian. She eats eggs and dairy if they are in something–say birthday cake. She also eats cheese. At family meals we are […]

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Naturopathic Diet Controls Diabetes and Asthma


vegetarian cooking and a naturopathic diet could provide asthma relief and diabetes control. I saw your wonderful website on vegetarian cooking. I am definitely going to make use of it. I believe cooking is a great art. I am a vegetarian by birth, never ate meat but lately I found out so many mistakes I […]

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Busy Business Woman Needs Fast Food Quinoa Recipes

basic cooked quinoa

How to cook healthy foods like quinoa as fast food so that a healthy diet is more realistic for a busy working business owner I don’t know if you know the answer to this question but I am trying to incorporate Quinoa into my diet and want to make it in some sort of portable […]

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De-Gas Beans With Asafoetida Or Hing

Asafoetida with Beans

How to reduce gas from beans with asafoetida or hing, where to buy it I was trying to find out where to purchase hing or asafoetida to de-gas beans for a recipe I saw on your site. Any suggestions where to buy? Thanks, S.L. Savvy Vegetarian Advice You can buy hing or asafoetida at some […]

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Savvy Veg Eats Her Way To California and Back

Road Trip

California Road Trip: Our 10 yr old car performed beautifully, as did our 60+ vegetarian bodies, the weather Gods smiled on us and the food was mostly good I just got back from a three month road trip from SE Iowa to Northern California and back, with my husband. Unfortunately we didn’t entirely escape the Iowa […]

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