Finally some fun for my vegetarian pals! I tried a Boca Burger last night at my brother's house, and was quite happy with it. Less juicy than a real hamburger, but (with a thick tomato slice, some lettuce and mustard) the flavor and satisfaction factor was good! So I thought today I'd look into some meat substitutes and other vegetarian fun!
And I picked a good day for this research, seeing how it Meatless Monday and everything.
Slate reviews soy burgers and veggie burgers.
There are different types of vegetarians, and they have fancy names.
Peata has a "Cheat Meat" contest. Here are the winners. They also have a "World's sexiest Vegetarian" contest. Vote here!
Speaking of sexy vegetarians, here's an article on the best ways to meet other sexy veg singles.
This vegetarian cookbook, The Enchanted Broccoli Forest, is absolutely adorable! All hand written with cute drawings. Sweet!
Tofu Bacon? Tofu Car?
The good 'ol Tofurkey was voted best meat substitute of 2004 in Veg New's Veggie awards.
Play Famous Vegan Memory!
Now for some interesting recipes. Tex-mex veggie burgers...yum! Portobello Wellington...good idea! Mock Tuna salad? That's a little iffy. But it's got chick peas, so it can't be that bad.
Veg Blog. good reading.
And here's some examples of the Opposite of vegetarian eating:
The Lutherburger, named for Luther Vandross, is a cheeseburger served on a Krispy Kreme Doughnut! No, really. The same restaraunt makes the "Ham Dog" which is a hotdog wrapped in hamburger and covered with chili! whoa!
Hardee's Monster Burger has 107 grams of fat!!! ugh.
The 8500 calorie sandwich. yikes.