Vegetarian and Vegan in Madrid

Best New Vegetarian Friendly Restaurant in Madrid

I am very excited to bring you my review of Honest Greens, the best new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Madrid. In less than a week, they have swiftly raised the plant-based bar to an impressively high level in the city. We’re talking gorgeous and creative dishes that are vibrant in color, complex in flavor and celebrate vegetables on every plate. Behind the sophistication of their culinary creations is a traditionally trained chef who excels at “making healthy delicious.” Continue reading “Best New Vegetarian Friendly Restaurant in Madrid”

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Vegetarian Persian Food in Madrid at Banibanoo

Spanish cuisine is often held in high regard worldwide, and although there is more to it than jamón serrano and tapas, I’m just not the biggest fan…and I live in Spain. Blasphemy! Sure there are some great plates, but as a vegetarian and lover of “exotic” flavors, I find the selection is limited in veggies and abundant in meats and simple flavors.  Coming from Houston, dubbed “America’s newest capital of great food” by Food and Wine magazine, we are fortunate to have access to an endless variety of high-quality flavorful food from around the world: Mexican, Colombian, Cuban, Indian, Ethiopian, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Persian, the list goes on and on. All providing many vegetarian options. The variety isn’t as ubiquitous here in Madrid, but great options do exist and one of my favorites is Banibanoo. Persian food in Madrid. Plant-based people, you are gonna love this! Continue reading “Vegetarian Persian Food in Madrid at Banibanoo”

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Juices and Smoothies in Madrid for 2.50€ and under!

Coming from Austin, Texas, one of the juice and smoothie capitals of the U.S.A., I was spoiled with the variety of local options right at my doorstep. Since I’ve been here I haven’t been enjoying as many juices and smoothies in Madrid as I would like, and not for lack of options. We have a number of places to choose from in the city, however, I usually feel like I’ve spent a bit too much money for a blend of basic fruits and vegetables that I can make at home. Check out my last post kicking the new year into high gear, for tips on making your own smoothies. If I’m gonna pay for a delicious and healthy delight I want to make sure I’m getting my money’s worth. Luckily I’ve uncovered 2 places in the city center that offer a liquid fix for 2.50€ or less! Continue reading “Juices and Smoothies in Madrid for 2.50€ and under!”

Vegetarian Asian Food in Madrid – Barrio Malasana

Today we’re hanging around Malasaña and covering my picks for vegetarian Asian food in Madrid. If you’re not familiar with Malasaña, you only need a few minutes to stroll through this trendy and vibrant neighborhood to realize that it’s the hipster hangout of the city –coffee shops, hairdressers, mustaches, bicycles and chihuahuas on every corner. It’s also an area with a variety of international foods, many of which offer plant-based options. If you like Asian food, or Asian “inspired” food, and need a quick vegetarian bite then keep reading to discover the tempting flavors and substantial portions offered at these Asian food restaurants.

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