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5 Varied Vegan Recipes from Around The World

One of the big challenges of being a vegan is finding a well-balanced diet. Avoiding all animal-derived foods including dairy can be considered very restrictive but with great health benefits. A vegan diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. It doesn’t have to mean sacrificing taste though as there are tons of clever and delicious vegan recipes to be discovered and here are just a few:

 

#1 Tofu Cauliflower Korma

Our first destination is India with a quick and easy recipe, whipped up in a flash for those busy weekday nights when you need feeding fast but want to maintain vegan eating. It’s delicious, tangy, creamy and full of goodness. Tofu is a bean curd that features heavily in East Asian dishes. It’s incredibly versatile and can be softened or firmed to the required texture for whatever recipe you want to prepare. It’s an ideal source of calcium, nutrients, iron and amino acids which goes a long way towards keeping your diet balanced. A great way to nicely spice up your tofu a little is to put it in a korma, throw in some cauliflower for the vitamins and you’ve got a tasty all-round healthy meal. For the recipe details, go to http://food-tales.com/food-recipes/vegan/tofu-cauliflower-korma

 

#2 Vegan Fried Rice

Simple, quick and with minimal ingredients required, a Chinese-style vegan fried rice is the perfect choice for a main meal or as a side dish or lunch. This Asian-inspired recipe can contain anything you like, whatever veggies are in season. Pouring over a sweet and sour sauce or soy will add even more zing to the flavor. It’s gluten-free, vegan and with a total cook time of only 20 minutes, won’t leave you sweating over a hot stove all evening. For full recipe details, go to http://food-tales.com/food-recipes/vegan/vegan-fried-rice

 

#3 Vegan Nachos

These nachos are so good that everyone will want in on the action, vegan or not. Taste is certainly not compromised as these nachos can be served with chili, tomato salsa, jalapenos, olives, black beans and guacamole. You can load them as much or as little as you like and serve as a side, main meal or a great snack for your family or social get togethers. Nachos are a much loved Mexican food with a delicious combination of crunchiness and saltiness in contrast to the cool vegetable dips that accompany them. For the full low down on these great-tasting vegan nachos, visit http://food-tales.com/food-recipes/vegan/vegan-nachos

 

#4 Jamaican Jerk Tofu

Off to the Caribbean now for a super-hot twist on the tofu. Jamaican jerk flavors are bold and spicy and guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds. Just because this style of cooking normally involves rubbing a jerk sauce on meat, there’s no reason why this process can’t be applied to tofu as well. With this recipe, you can go as hot as you can take it or mildly tangy ‘ you call the shots. It’s hot, healthy and goes great with plantains another iconic Jamaican food. For more information, go to http://food-tales.com/food-recipes/vegan/jamaican-jerk-tofu

 

#5 Vegan Borscht

Borscht is a hearty soup that hails from Russia, the Ukraine and Poland. Traditionally served hot or cold and fairly sour in taste, the main ingredients are beets which make it a perfect choice for a vegan diet. It’s vibrant, bright red and incredibly good for you being full of beets which are known as being nutritional powerhouses. Some recipes include onion, potatoes, cabbage and carrots which makes Borscht rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Beetroot has also been credited with helping stomach issues, protecting the liver and reducing high blood pressure. For a taste of Eastern Europe on your table tonite, get the full recipe at http://food-tales.com/food-recipes/vegan/vegan-borscht

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